Brian Kyle

Brian Kyle is a fine-art photographer and multidisciplinary artist that utilizes his background in graphic design, illustration, and printmaking in the creation of his photographic images. Kyle employs a cinematic approach to fictional storytelling through the construction of engaging narrative-rich portraits, landscapes, and still-life images. Taking advantage of the poetics and economy of visual storytelling Kyle’s resulting images often depict scenes of quiet melancholy that invite inspection. Viewers are encouraged to engage in the storytelling process by the artist’s subtle incorporation of elements of significant detail throughout his carefully-constructed scenes.

Brian is a professor in the Visual Arts Department at Pacific Union College in Angwin, California


2018. MFA in Photography. Academy of Art University. San Francisco, CA

2004. BA in Photography. Pacific Union College. Angwin, CA

2004. BA in Graphic Design. Pacific Union College. Angwin, CA


2019. Untitled 8, Rasmussen Art Gallery, Angwin, CA 

2019. Murmurations, Saint Helena Library, St. Helena, CA [solo]

2018. Natural Connections, Rasmussen Art Gallery, Angwin, CA

2017. Change, Rasmussen Art Gallery, Angwin, CA 

2013, 2014, 2015, 2016. New Work, Rasmussen Art Gallery, Angwin, CA 

2014. Parallax, Rasmussen Art Gallery, Angwin, CA 

2015, 2017, 2018. Spring Show, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA


2018. Finalist at Academy of Art University’s Spring Show.

2014. Photographer’s Forum Magazine, Best of College Photography.

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