exhibits, awards, press

Friendship, 2020


2019 Blissfest Artist of the Year Award



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.

August 1 - September 30 Co-curated exhibits "Woodcut Prints by Michael Keyes" exhibit in the first-floor gallery and "Preserving Memories: Photos of Great Musicians by Eric Hughes from his private collection" in the second-floor gallery at 1101 W Mineral Ave, Littleton, Colorado. Also created a catalog for each exhibit

June 6 - July 29 Created catalogs for the "Hand-pulled prints by Dawn Leopardi and Mark Dalessandro" exhibit in the second-floor gallery; and for the "Paintings by Susan Ammann" exhibit in the first-floor gallery at 1101 W. Mineral Ave, Littleton, Colorado

April 5 - May 31 Created catalog for "Pencil Pastel Charcoal, Works by Colorado Artists" at 1101 W Mineral Ave, Littleton, Colorado.

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

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

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

January 28-February 13 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 With D. Leighton Yost I organized, hung and cataloged an exhibit "Historic Elitch Theatre Celebrates Mo'Print 2022" at 1101 West Mineral Ave, Littleton, Colorado. Mo'Print is an every-other-year extravaganza in which galleries all over the region feature the works of Colorado printmakers.


October 17- January 13 Cataloged and created a slide show for Ken Caryl Arts Guild exhibit at 1101 W. Mineral Ave, Littleton, Colorado through Historic Elitch Theatre Featured Artists Program.

August 16-October 15 organized, hung, and cataloged two exhibits at 1101 W. Mineral Ave., Littleton, Colorado: "Shore Birds, 15 photographs by Susan Goodell" on the first floor; and "Works by International Artist Yee Tseng" on the second floor.

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.

June 14-August 13 Partnered with D. Leighton Yost to organize, curate, hang and catalog an exhibit of 21 prints by photography students from Red Rocks Community College.

April 5- June 11. Exhibited 5 prints at 1101 W. Mineral Ave. Littleton, Colorado and cataloged Amy Martin's first-floor exhibit of prints and pastels at that same address

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 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 join my pieces held over from the"Miniatures" exhibit.

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

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

September 22-October 25 "Miniatures" at R Gallery in Boulder,Colorado

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 to be 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 COVID19 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


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

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

bjyost participation in "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 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, Tony Ortega: monotypes and pastels, Lee Rose: figure drawing, Judith Scott, master pastelist: pastel, Grant Williams: intaglio