Bryan likes to make crafted creative for influential brands that impacts culture, or at least his Mom. 
Here’s a few things people have said about Bryan’s work:
Redditors have asked for it to become a full length television series.  
Michelle Obama says it’s creating a healthy future for the next generation.
Maggie Haberman has fever dreams about it.
Angie Willis says it won the World Series.
Vulture gets a kick out of it, even during a global pandemic.
Adweek says it’s the answer to creativity with robots.
Variety says it polishes plot lines.
People magazine says it strikes a chord.
FastCo says it’s the “limited edition”
The Television Academy thinks it’s outstanding.
High Snobiety says its iconic.
Jeff Goldblum has no comment.

Bryan also likes to make small oil paintings, volunteer with organizations like the Ali Forney Center 🌈️ and teach an ad portfolio class at the School of Visual Arts, where students have made things like this, this, this and this.




bryanburtonbarnes@gmail.com




Johannes Leonardo  – ACD / Art Director
5.2019 – Present
Volkswagen, Kraft, dogs, snacks


BBDO New York – ACD / Art Director
3.2013 – 5.2019
P&G, Dunkin’, Snickers, Bombay Sapphire, American Red Cross, Sandy Hook Promise, Humana Insurance


BBDO New York – Sr. Art Director
2.2014 – 3.2015
Lowe’s, M&M’s, AT&T, Dove Chocolate, Subway, CVS, 3M, Rogaine, Macy’s, Pedigree


BBDO New York – Art Director
3.2013 – 2.2014
Gillette, Emirates Airlines, Tamiflu


DDB TracyLocke – Art Director
2012 – 2013
Samsung, HP, 7-Eleven, Dallas Tourism


TBWA Dallas – Art Director
2009 – 2012
Slurpee, 7-Eleven, Arnold breads


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Awards:
Emmy Awards x Outstanding Commercial
Cannes Lion x Film Grand Prix
Cannes Lions x 9
Cannes Lions Shortlist x 5
D&AD Pencils x 7
D&AD Impact Pencils x 3
Clios x 9
London International x Grand
London International x 8
One Show x Cultural Driver
One Show Gold Pencils x 6
One Show Shortlists x 11
ADC Cubes x 5
AICP x 7
AdColor x Ad of The Year
Andys x 3
New York Festivals x 7
Webbys x 4
Effies x 4
Addys x 12
Addys x Best of Show
Epica x 2
One Show x Top 10 Art Directors 2018
Cannes Lions x Top 50 Art Directors Globally 2018


Instructing:
School of Visual Arts – Academic Instructor
8.2016 – Present
Co-teaching an Undergraduate Advanced Advertising Portfolio class.
Students have won awards @ D&AD, One Show, Clio's, ADC and Future Lions.


Education:
University of North Texas, College of Visual Arts & Design
BFA in Communication Design - Art Direction
Honors Graduate, Top Portfolio
2019: Awarded UNT Frank W. and Sue Mayborn
Distinguished Professional Achievement Award


Press:
Variety, People, New York Times, HuffPo, FastCo, Creativity,
The New Yorker, Forbes, Mashable, Hypebeast, NBC, Hypebeast,
Lürzer's Archive, Washington Post, Communication Arts, Adweek





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