Bryan Spier creates scenarios with non-figurative objects and explores the possibilities of this subject matter with paintings, installation, drawing and video. Spier received his undergraduate degree from the Canberra School of Art before relocating to Melbourne in 2000. In 2005 he received a Masters degree from the Victorian College of the Arts and is currently a PhD candidate at the Australian National University. Since his first solo exhibition in 1999 Spier has exhibited regularly in Australia and internationally. He has been included in many group exhibitions, with highlights including Abstract Now at the Shepperton Art Gallery, Colour Bazaar at Heide Museum of Modern Art, Shifting Geometries at the Australian Embassy in Washington D.C, and Certain Abstract Things at the Griffith University Art Gallery in Brisbane. He has held two solo exhibitions so far in 2015, Pretend Paintings at the Gippsland Art Gallery and History Paintings at Sarah Scout.