Education

2005 Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

M.F.A. in Painting and Intermedia

 

2002 The University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, TX

B.F.A. in Painting and Printmaking

 

 

 

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2019    Deliverance:  Rescued and Set Free, Solo Exhibition,

 Jan. - March 2019:  Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, TX

 May - July 2019:  Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

 

2018    Spiritual Vessels, Solo Exhibition, The Point & Pavilion Art Gallery, Dallas, TX

           Brett Dyer - Small Works, Artist Spotlight Exhibition, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX

           Brett Dyer - Small Works, Solo Exhibition, Plano Public Library, Plano, TX

2017    Brett Dyer- Alumni Artist, Solo Exhibition, Graduate School Offices, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

           The Soul of a Foot-A Solo Exhibition of Small Works by Brett Dyer, Frisco Discovery Center Art Gallery, Frisco, TX

           Brett Dyer - Small Works, Solo Exhibition, Gallery Schloss, Ennis, TX

2016    Revelations, Solo Exhibition, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX

           Internal Tenements, Two Person Exhibit with Rebecca Boatman, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX

2015    Anthroposophy. Solo Exhibition, H. Paxton Moore Gallery, El Centro College, Dallas, TX

2013    Becoming, Solo Exhibition, North Lake College, Irving, TX

2011    The Journey of Becoming, Solo Exhibition, The Verizon Gallery, Irving, TX

           Merrie Wright & Brett Dyer, Two Person Exhibit, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX

2008    Eat My Heart Out, Solo Exhibition, Tarrant County College, Arlington, TX

2007    Resolution and Consistency, Solo Exhibition, Irving Community Television Network Studio, Irving, TX

2006    Solo Exhibition, The Nodding Dog Coffee Company, Bishop's Arts District, Dallas, TX

2005    Almost Everything, M.F.A. Solo Exhibition, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2004    Working Thru, Solo Exhibition, Gallery 010, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2002    Multiple Definitions, Solo Senior Exhibition, 108 S. Broadway, Tyler, TX

 

 

Group Exhibitions, Collections, & Artwork Publications

2020   Twitter Art Exhibit, Group Exhibit, Myrtle Beach, SC

          Sketchbook Art Project, Group Exhibit, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

          Aesthetica's Art Directory February/March Issue, Aesthetica Magazine and Online Directory, United Kingdom

 5th Annual Madeley National Exhibition and Competition, Juried Exhibition, Madeley Gallery, Conroe, TX

 Salann Magazine, 3rd Edition, Longmont, CO

 

2019   Inktober 2019, Instagram & Facebook

          33rd Annual Dia de los Muertos Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

          Art of Peace:  Living Peace, Group Exhibit, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX

          19th Annual Art Connection Members Exhibition, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

  Aesthetica's Art Directory June/July Issue, Aesthetica Magazine and Online Directory, United Kingdom

          Mayjoring in Art, Juried Group Exhibit, Fort Worth Community Arts Center

 Tiny Sketchbook Project, Group Exhibit, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY; Paris, France; London, England

          The Canvas Project Exhibition, Group Exhibit, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

          Canvas Project Encyclopedia, Group Art Book, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

          Aesthetica's Art Directory December/January Issue, Aesthetica Magazine and Online Directory, United Kingdom

          Studio Visit Magazine, Winter Issue 2018-2019, Boston, MA

          Meet Brett Dyer, Voyage Dallas Magazine,  Dallas, TX

          Longview Museum of Fine Arts to Feature Hallsville Graduate, Longview News Journal, Longview, TX

 

2018   Live Painting, The Cedars Open Studios, DCCCD Foundation, Dallas, TX

          DCCCD Foundation Painting Acquisition for Permanent Collection, Dallas, TX

          Inktober 2018, Instagram & Facebook

          Infinite Drawing Project, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

          Retrospective Art Exhibition, CC Young Gallery at The Point, Dallas, TX

          Invitational Group Exhibit, Las Collins Country Club, Irving, TX

          Faculty Exhibition, North Lake College, Irving, TX

          Art of Peace:  Sowing Seeds, Group Exhibit, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX

          18th Annual Art Connection Members Exhibition, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

          Sketchbook Art Project, Group Exhibit, Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

          IAA Miniature Show, Jacyee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX

          63rd AnnualMembers' Show, Irving Arts Association Juried Group Exhibit, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX

          6th Annual IAA Summer Exhibit, Group Exhibit, West Irving Library, Irving, TX

          IAA Winners' Exhibit, Group Exhibition, Irving Art Center, Irving, TX

          Aesthetica's Art Directory May/June Issue, Aesthetica Magazine and Online Directory, United Kingdom

          Burning Man Project, Letter Form Design Group Project, North Lake College, Irving, TX

          Help Puerto Rico Art Exhibition and Auction, Mountain View College, Dallas, TX

          Pig Dog Diner Illustration, novel, Kathleen Stockmier author

          Art Heist 2018, EASL Art Heist Fundraiser and Group Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

          NLC Fundraiser Silent Art Auction, North Lake College, Irving, TX 

          The Canvas Project, The Brooklyn Art Library, Brooklyn, NY

2017   Courage, Group Exhibit and Fundraiser, Choose Courage Foundation, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

          Partiality, Deep Ellum Art Company, Group Invitational, Dallas, TX

          Day of the Dead, Juried Group Exhibit, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

          Art of Peace:  Building Bridges, Group Exhibit, Tyler Museum of Art, Tyler, TX

          17th Annual Art Connection Members Exhibition, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

          Summer Exhibit, Irving Library, Irving, TX

          Winners Exhibit, Group Exhibit, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

          Aesthetica's Art Directory August/September Issue, Aesthetica Magazine and Online Directory, United Kingdom         

          Printmaking, Collage, and Assemblage Group Exhibit, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX

          Aesthetica's Art Directory June/July Issue, Aesthetica Magazine and Online Directory, United Kingdom 

          Primavera Mural, Irving Family YMCA, Irving, TX

          62nd Annual Members' Show, Irving Arts Association Juried Group Exhibit, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX

          PROUD, Juried Group Exhibit and Catalog, The Studio Door Gallery, San Diego, CA

          April Creative Sprint, Monthly Art Challenge, Online

          Instagram Member Monday Artist Focus, Equity Gallery, New York, NY

          Reflections on 2016, Juried Group Exhibit, Kelwood Contemporary Art Gallery, Baton Rouge, LA

          In the Mood for Love, Juried Group Exhibit, Impasto Art Gallery, Longmont, CO

          23rd Annual El Corazon, Juried Group Exhibit, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

          Corporate Art Appreciation, Invitational Rotating Installation, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center, Irving Art Association, Irving, TX

2016   Faculty Exhibit, Group Exhibit, North Lake College, Irving, TX

          Pig Dog Creek Novel Illustration, Kathleen Stockmier, author

          Thriller, Juried Group Exhibit, SLANT Gallery, Dallas, TX

          October Creative Sprint, Monthly Art Challenge, Online

          Day of the Dead:  The Final Encore, Juried Group Exhibit, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

          El Dia de los Muertos, 30th Anniversary, Juried Group Exhibit, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

          Triplets Reborn, the small gallery, Group Invitational, Dallas, TX

  Politikin', SLANT, Juried Group Exhibit, Dallas, TX

  Dog Days of Summer, SLANT, Juried Group Exhibit, Dallas, TX

  Peace Art Exhibit, Tyler Museum of Art, Juried Group Exhibit, Tyler, TX

  Summer Exhibition, Irving Arts Association, Juried Group Exhibit, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

           Winners' Exhibit, Irving Arts Association Juried Group Exhibit, Irving Arts Center, Irving,TX

           61st Annual Members' Show, Irving Arts Association Juried Group Exhibit, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX

           Sunset Soiree, Friends of the Bath House Juried Art Exhibit and Auction, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

           Blue Plate Special, Group Exhibit, Charity Auction, 7 for Parties, Dallas, TX

           The Biennial, Group Exhibit, Forth Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

           31st Annual Texas and Neighbors Regional Art Exhibition, Juried Group Exhibit, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

           Emerge, Group Exhibit, Domestic Violence Charity Art Show and Fundraiser, Fort Worth, TX

           Texas Women's University Alumni Show, Group Exhibit, Denton, TX

           22nd Annual El Corazon, Juried Group Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX  

        

2015     42 Murals Wrap Party and Exhibit, Group Exhibition, Brake & Clutch Building, Dallas, TX

            Frida Kahlo:  La Flor de la Vida, Group Exhibition, Bathhouse Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Day of the Dead:  Honoring our Heroes, Group Exhibition, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas,TX

            El Dia de los Muertos, Group Exhibition, Bathhouse Cultural Center, Dallas Texas

            Heartbeats Mural, 42 Murals Project Artist, Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX

            Continental Caper, EASL Art Heist Fundraiser and Group Exhibition, 129 Leslie, Dallas,TX

            Art & Literature:  A Collaboration, Group Exhibit, North Lake College Gallery, Irving TX

            Liberty and Justice FOR ALL, Group Exhibition, SLANT Gallery, Valley View Center, Dallas, TX

            The Other Another Me, Invitational Group Exhibition, Doolin Gallery, SMU Meadows School of the Arts, Dallas, TX

            Family Ties:  Brooklyn | Dallas, Invitational Group Exhibition, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

            Exceeding Our Bounds, Group Photography Exhibition, North Lake College, Irving, TX

            Sincerely Yours, Group Exhibition, SLANT Gallery, Valley View Center, Dallas, TX

            Instructors Exhibition, Group Exhibition, The Encaustic Center, Richardson, TX

            2015 Limited Edition Art Calendar, Two Published Paintings, Friends of the Bathhouse Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

2014     9x12 Works on Paper, Group Exhibition, FWCAC, Fort Worth, TX

            North Lake College Faculty Exhibition, Group Exhibition, North Lake College Gallery, Irving, TX

            Dia de los Muertos:  Legacy, Group Exhibition, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX 

            El Dia de los Muertos The Eternal Melody, Group Exhibition, Bathhouse Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Blue Plate Special, Group Exhibition & Auction, PV14, Dallas, TX

            Modified, Group Exhibition, SLANT Gallery, Valley View Center, Dallas, TX

            Song, Group Exhibition, The Small Gallery, Valley View Center, Dallas, TX

            Instructors Exhibition, Group Exhibition, The Encaustic Center, Richardson, TX

            20th Annual El Corazon Exhibition, Juried Group Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            125 Mile Exhibition, Juried Group Exhibition, VAST Gough Gallery, Denton, TX

            Encaustic Recon, Group Encaustic Exhibition, North Lake College, Irving, TX

2013     9x12 Works on Paper, Group Exhibition, FWCAC, Fort Worth, TX

            Wall of Art, Permanent Collaborative Mural, North Lake College, Irving, TX

            Love Never Dies:  El Dia de los Muertos Exhibition, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Toast to Life, Art Exhibition and Charity Auction, FIG Gallery, Dallas, TX

            ArtHash, Group Exhibition, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Ft. Worth, TX

            Love Song, Group Exhibition, Art Hotel Gallery, Dallas TX

            El Corazon, Group Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Incrementum III, Group Art Auction and Exhibition for Alley's House, Midtown Gallery, Dallas, TX

2012     Liquid 2, Invitational Group Exhibition, Dallas Public Library, Dallas, TX

   Morir es un Arte, Group Exhibition, Works created with students from North Lake College, The Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Liquid, Invitational Group Exhibition, The Underground Gallery, Dallas, TX

   Encaustic and Student Exhibition, The Encaustic Center / Bonny Studio, Richardson, TX

            Faculty Exhibition, Annual Faculty Exhibition, North Lake College Art Gallery, Irving, TX

   THE ARTS faculty, Annual Faculty Exhibition, THE ARTS gallery, Collin College, Plano,TX

            Melting Pot, Group Exhibition, Eclectic Expressions Gallery, Arlington, TX

            A Stroke of Genius Art Auction, Donor Artist, Neiman Marcus – The Shops at Willow Bend, Plano, TX

            El Corazon, Group Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Art Hash Open Salon Exhibition, Group Exhibition, Kettle Art, Dallas, TX

2011     Fresh Faces 2x2, Group Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Revive-El Dia Del Los Muertos, Group Exhibition, Latino Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Faculty Exhibition, Group Exhibit, THE ARTS Gallery, Collin College, Plano, TX

            Faculty Exhibition, Group Exhibit, H. Paxton Moore Fine Arts Gallery, Dallas, TX

            Foot of Wax, Group Exhibit, North Lake College Gallery, Irving, TX

2010     Faculty Exhibition, Group Exhibit, Art Corridor I, Tarrant County College, Arlington, TX

            Exhibition:  The Faculty, Group Exhibit, THE ARTS Gallery, Collin College, Plano, TX

            Repeat Offenders, Group Exhibit, H. Paxton Moore Fine Arts Gallery, Dallas, TX

            Melting Pot, Group Exhibit, Eclectic Expressions Gallery, Arlington, TX

            Melting Point, Group Exhibit, ArtCentre Plano, Plano, TX

            Fusion, Group Exhibit, PFamily Gallery, Plano, TX

            El Corazon, Group Exhibit, Eclectic Expressions Gallery, Arlington, TX

2009     The Alchemy of Encaustic, Group Exhibit, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX

            El Triunfo de la Muerte, Solo Exhibit, The Encaustic Center, Richardson, TX

            Global Swarming, Group Exhibit, Texas Discovery Gardens, Dallas, TX

            Waxy 100, Group Exhibition, The Encaustic Center, Richardson, TX

            Encaustic Methods and Techniques, Group exhibition, TCC SE Campus, Arlington, TX

            Meltdown, Group exhibition, Art Hotel Gallery, Dallas, TX

            The Encaustic Center Opening Exhibition, Richardson, TX

            Degrees, Group exhibition, M Squared Gallery, Houston, TX

2008     Art Spirit Exhibition, Art Spirit, Dallas, TX

            Day of the Dead, Group exhibition, Ice House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Some Like It Hot, Group encaustic exhibition, Texas Artists Museum. Port Arthur, TX

            Some Like It Hot, Group encaustic exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Dallas County Community College, Paramount Building Permanent Art Collection, Dallas, TX

            Exquisite Corpse Visits Faculty Show, Tarrant County College, Arlington, TX

2007     El Dia De Los Muertos, Group Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Here Today, Here Tomorrow, Art Spirit Traveling Group Exhibition, Works of Art made from found Styrofoam to encourage sustainability

            Beyond the Scrapbook, Group Artists' Book Exhibition, Tarrant County College, Arlington, TX

            El Corazon, Group Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            Art Spirit Group Collection, Art Spirit Center, Dallas, TX.

2006     El Dia De Los Muertos, Group Exhibition, Ice House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            El Dia De Los Muertos, Group Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            mundus alter, Group Faculty Exhibition, El Centro College, Dallas, TX

            Sur del Trinidad, Group Exhibition, Ice House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

            El Corazon, Group Exhibition, Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

2005     Graduate Painting Exhibition, Group Graduate Painting Exhibit, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

2004     Texas Woman’s University Permanent Collection, Six pieces sold to Texas Woman’s University, Student Center, Denton, TX

2003     Current, Group Graduate Painting Exhibit, Texas Woman’s University, Denton, TX

 

 

PROFESSIONAL/PUBLIC LECTURES/INTERVIEWS

 

2020        Career Day:  Artist and Professor Talk, Basswood Elementary, Keller, TX

 

2018        My Journey with Art, Artist Talk, The Art Gallery at The Point, Dallas, TX

 

2017        An Artist's Life Discussion Panel, North Lake College, Irving, TX

               Why Go to Graduate School?  Discussion Panel, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

               Social Justice Panel Discussion, North Lake College, Irving, TX

2016        ARTS TALK Radio, Brett Dyer, Guest Artist Interview, Podcast Blog Radio

               Owning Your Number, Keynote Speaker, North Lake College Graduation, Irving, TX

               Family Legacy in Art, Guest Lecturer, National Scouting Museum, Irving, TX

               My Journey with Art, Juror Lecture, Kilgore College Art Symposium, Kilgore, TX

2015        Conceptual Metamorphosis, President's Scholar Lecture, North Lake College, Irving, TX

               An Exercise in Appreciating Art, Leadership Retreat, Dallas County College District  Workforce Retreat, Dallas, TX

2010        Encaustic Art, Guest Lecturer, East Field College Beekeeper Meeting, Mesquite, TX

2009        Using Your Head Drawing Lecture, Tarrant County College Professional Development Day, Arlington, TX

2008        Printmaking Processes, Visual Arts Society of Texas, Denton, TX

 

 

ART AWARDS

2020            Selected Inspirational Pioneer Alumni, Hubbard Hall Pioneer Alumni Wall Dedication, Texas Woman's University, Denton, TX

 

2019            Honorable Mention, 19th Annual Art Connection Members Exhibition, Irving Arts Center, Irving, TX

 

2018            3rd Place Mixed Media, IAA Member's Exhibition Awards, Irving, TX

 

2017            The Sketchbook Project Instagram Photo Contest Winner, Brooklyn Art Library, New York, NY 

                   Professional Challenge Award, Art Connection Members Exhibit Awards, Irving, TX

  Honorable Mention, IAA Member's Exhibition Awards, Irving, TX

                   Selected Muralist, Irving Family YMCA, Irving, TX

                   Utrecht Art Supplies' New Year's Art Resolution Giveaway Award

2016            2nd Place Water Media, Irving Arts Association Member's Exhibit, Irving, TX       

            

2015            Selected Muralist, 42 Murals Project, Deep Ellum, Dallas, TX

2014            1st Place Mixed Media, 125 Mile Exhibition, VAST Gough Gallery, Denton, TX

 

JUROR

2019            Guest Juror, Advanced East Texas High School Art Competition, Longview Museum of Fine Arts, Longview, TX

 

2018            Holiday Card Competition Juror, North Lake College, Irving, TX

                   Guest Juror, VAST Merging Visions Exhibition, Denton, TX

                   Guest Juror, Annual Animal Art Exhibition, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX

2017            Guest Juror, Courage Art Exhibition, Choose Courage Foundation, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

                   Holiday Card Competition Juror, North Lake College, Irving, TX

                   Guest Juror, Emerge Art Exhibition, Choose Courage Foundation, Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, TX

2016            Holiday Card Competition Juror, North Lake College, Irving, TX

                   Art Symposium Juror, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX

                   Guest Juror, Saint Maria Goretti School Art Competition, Arlington, TX

                   Guest Juror, ArtScape, The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Dallas, TX

2015            Guest Juror, Saint Maria Goretti School Art Competition, Arlington, TX

                   Guest Juror, Frisco Art Festival, Frisco, TX

 

2014            Guest Juror, Art Scape, The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden, Dallas, TX

                   Guest Juror, Saint Maria Goretti School Art Competition, Arlington, TX

2013            Art Juror, VASE, High school Art Competition, Plano, TX

                   Guest Juror, Irving Arts Association Members' Exhibition, Jaycee Park Center for the Arts, Irving, TX

2011            Art Symposium Juror and Lecturer, Kilgore College, Kilgore, TX

                   Guest Juror, Saint Maria Goretti School Art Competition, Arlington, TX

2010            Art Juror, VASE, High school Art Competition, Mesquite, TX

                   Art Juror, VASE, High school Art Competition, Plano, TX

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