exhibits, awards, press


2019 Blissfest Artist of the Year Award



March 2 -May 17 Exhibit Title "Reflections of Culture" at the Armory Center for the Arts, 300 Strong Street., Brighton, Colorado, USA. I exhibited a screen print " Four Generations Quilt with Cat" mounted atop black paper with the story of how the quilt came to be and how it became mine hand-lettered in white pigment ink.

March 1-30 Exhibit Title: "Common Ground" at Polished Earth Gallery, 910 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colorado USA. I exhibited a collaborative collage of printmaking  pieces , titled "From  Cattails to Cactus", created with D. Leighton Yost.

March 1-March 30 Exhibit Title: "PressingMatters" at Mint & Serif, 1385 Carr St. Lakewood, Colorado, USA. My works included: "Embossed Lines and Flat Circle Forms,"  "Messy as Life," " Water and Weeds"--a diptych, and "Time Travel (Abstract)."


June 5 -August 4  Solo Exhibit: Little Artist Books by bj yost." On the second floor of the entry atrium at 1101 W Mineral Ave, Littleton, Colorado. 

April 2 - 23 Exhibit Title: "The Blue Bench Presents RISE." At The Lab On Santa Fe gallery, Denver, Colorado, USA. My works included "Sheltered," a monotype, and "Alice Au Revoir," a monoprint.


November 11 - 13 What a nice surprise! I was personally invited to exhibit at the "Park Hill Art Club Fall Show and Sale at Park Hill United Methodist Church, 5209 Montview Boulevard. Denver.  "Solar Wind," "Plastic on its Journey to the Sea," "Storm Eye" and "Warning" were hung gallery style. Ten more works were available in show kits in my bin.

September 2 - 28 Exhibit Title: 'small works big ideas." My woodblock print, "Friendship" was shown in the member exhibit for Women's Caucus for Art- Colorado at the 40 West Gallery, 6501 West Colfax Ave, Lakewood, Colorado.

April 7 - May 1 Juried Exhibit Title: "INNOVATIONS in Printmaking and Mixed Media." My print "RESIST (for RBG)" was in the exhibit of the works of 36 artists from 15 states at D'art Gallery, 900 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, Colorado.

April 5 -  May 31 Exhibit Title: "Pencil  Pastel  Charcoal, Works by Colorado Artists" at 1101 W Mineral Ave, Littleton, Colorado.  My works included " Charcoal Sketch on Asian Paper," "Quilts on the Line, Bovine Behind," Denver Botanic Garden," "Out on Grandma's Hoosier," Garden of Sorrows," and"Mini Bouquet."

March 11-27 Exhibit Title: "Community Print Show & Edge Members Print." Three of my prints are in the exhibit at Edge Galley in the Art Hub on West Colfax Ave, Lakewood, Colorado. "Discontinuum" is a monotype, "Turbulent River" is a woodcut print over a screen print, and "The Dove" is a linocut print.

March 3-27 Juried Exhibit Title: Inked and Numbered. Four of my viscosity prints are on display at Mint and Serif, 7310 West Colfax Ave., Lakewood, Colorado.  Exhibited are  "Solar Wind," "Plastic on its Journey to the Sea," "Storm Eye" and "Warning."

February 23- March 27 Juried Exhibit title: "Reflections."  My monoprint “Alice Au Revoir” was exhibited at R Gallery, 2027 Broadway, Boulder, Colorado, USA.

February 1-27 WCA Colorado Member Exhibit title: "Chasing the Light: Visions of Colorado's Natural and Urban Spaces." My plein air pastel "Denver Botanic Gardens" was at Tenn Street Coffee and Books, 4418 Tennyson Street, Denver, CO.

 January 28-February 13 WCA Colorado Member Exhibit title: "Over, Under, Further, Forever." Two pieces from my "RESIST" series at CORE New Art  Space, 6851 W. Colfax Ave., Lakewood, CO

January 28-March 31 Exhibit Title: "Historic Elitch Theatre Celebrates Mo'Print 2022," at 1101 West Mineral Ave, Littleton, Colorado.  Included my copper plate etching," Breakfast Surprise." "Mo'Print is a biennial extravaganza in which galleries all over the region feature the works of Colorado printmakers.


August 6-31 Exhibited 5 prints in a show, with D. Leighton Yost, titled "Ink Works" at Tenn Street Coffee and Books in Denver, Colorado.

April 5- June 11. Exhibited 5 prints at 1101 W. Mineral Ave. Littleton, Colorado.

January 20-Feb 28. Exhibit Title: "Use of Negative Space." My "Friendship" is in the Gallery exhibit, "Morning   Surprise" in the virtual exhibit at R Gallery in Boulder, Colorado.

January 18-Feb 7: My print "Resist"(red) in the exhibit titled "Beyond the Surface" by the Women's Caucus for Art Colorado at Core New Art Space in Lakewood, Colorado.


December 9 - Jan 17, 2021: Three pieces in the "Circles and Squares" exhibit and my pieces held over from the"Miniatures" exhibit. R Gallery. Boulder, Colorado, USA.

November - December  My aquatint, "Rose and Ladybugs" is in the Showcase and Sale, a fundraiser benefiting  the Art Students League of Denver  SOLD

October- December "Miniatures" pieces held over through Holidays at R Gallery in Boulder, Colorado.  "Little Tree" SOLD

September 29-October 14 Since the museum is now open to the public, the "Art in Isolation" exhibit at the North Dakota Museum of Art, can now be visited on location!

September 22-October 25 "Miniatures" at R Gallery in Boulder,  Colorado included my "LittleTree" SolarPlate print, and "Generations Quilt" blind emboss print.

August- December  small works section at R Gallery in Boulder, Colorado

July-September "Duo II" 30 works by bjyost and D Leighton Yost at 1101 Event Center, Littleton, Colorado.  A virtual tour was added in August.

May 1-TBA "Art in Isolation" a virtual exhibit at North Dakota Museum of Art https://www.ndmoa.com/art-in-isolation

Month of April  "Strange Times" a virtual exhibit by R Gallery in Boulder, Colorado during the COVID-19 pandemic

March 3 - June 30, 2020  "1101 Prints" at 1101 Event Center, Littleton, Colorado, and as a virtual exhibit after April 12 due to the COVID-19 pandemic 


October 31 – November 17, 2019   “Darkness” at R Gallery in Boulder, Colorado.

October 26,  2019 – January  2020  “He & She Yost: a dual exhibit” at Denver Open Media.

September 24 - October 27, 2019 "Colorado Fall Colors" at R Gallery in Boulder, Colorado

August 16 - September 29, 2019  "Paper & Ink: Contemporary Printmaking" show at the Art Students League of Denver

July 31- September 30, 2019, Historic Elitch Theatre Exhibit at Denver Open Media

July 20 - August 29, 2019 "Colorful Colorado" at Tenn Street Coffee and Books, Denver

July 30 - September 2019 "LINES," an exhibit at R Gallery in Boulder, Colorado

June 7-July 27, 2019 Historic Elitch Theatre Exhibit  at Denver Open Media

February 22-March 22, 2019 "Man's Best Friend" exhibit at the Art Students League of Denver

January 2-31,  2019 Pastels exhibit in the art gallery in the Bemis Public Library in Littleton, Colorado


March 2018: "Mo'Prints Celebration" at the Open Press Ltd.  Denver, Colorado

Gallery Management 

curator, manager, catalog publisher 



   Featured in Mo'Print e-newsletter, Instagram, and website.

August Pastel Society News and Upcoming Events announcement of "Duo II" exhibit in the monthly newsletter of Pastel Society of Colorado.

bjyost participation in the "Strange Times" exhibit listed in May Candlewyck Voices

1101 Prints exhibit  listed on the Mo'Print website, Littleton Independent, Centennial, and Lone Tree (suburban newspapers) the Historic Elitch Theatre Facebook page, April Candlewyck Voices, and the What to do in Denver website/

February 20 2020 Featured in a half-hour Historic Elitch Theatre podcast about the Month of Printmaking at KUHS

January 2020 Candlewyck Voices,  Denver

December  2019 Featured in Historic Elitch Theatre podcast on KUHS Denver

Thank you to my talented, generous teachers:

Henrik Boegh : Non-Toxic Intaglio,  Patricia Branstead, master printmaker: mixed media printmaking,  Kate Dedlow: woodblock with screen printing,  Christian Dore: sketching landscape using expressionist forms,  Diane Duvigneaud ( -2018): charcoal, pastel, and mixed media,  Mark Friday: screen printing,  Theresa Haberkorn: woodblock,  Joe Higgens: monotypes and monoprints,  Earl Frederick Kittleson (1929-2009): printmaking and painting,  Mark Lunning, master printmaker: intaglio and mixed media,  Jennifer Lynch: photopolymer printmaking,   Ali Manning: handmade books, Susana Dominguez Martin: handmade books without stitches,  Tony Ortega:   monotypes and pastels,  Lee Rose: figure drawing,  Judith Scott, master pastelist: pastel, Grant Williams: intaglio printmaking