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 and this.




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:
Primetime Emmys x Outstanding Commercial
Cannes Lions x Film Grand Prix
One Show x Top 10 Art Directors
Cannes Lions x Top 50 Art Directors Globally
D&AD x 10
One Show x 8
ADC x 5
AICP x 8
Clio x 7
LIA Grand x 1
LIA x 8
Andy x 3
NY Festivals x 5
Webby x 4
Effie x 4
Addy x 14
Epica x 2
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



bryanburtonbarnes@gmail.com



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