Briana Paxton Fine Art, LLC


2010 - Graduate of the University of New Mexico with a BAFA in Studio Art.

2011 - Received training in art conservation at New Mexico State University from August 2010 to December 2011.

2018 - Graduate of Fort Lewis College with a BA in Business Administration.



2014 - Artist Choice Award (for beaded skulls).  New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair.  June 28, 2014.

2017 - 1st place in the original art category of the Colorado State Taxidermy Championship Competition.  June 3, 2017.

2017 - Best Mixed Media (for beaded skulls).  New Mexico Arts & Crafts Fair.  June 24, 2017.

2017 - Honorable Mention at "Human/Nature," the Durango Art Center's annual members show. October 27, 2017.

Public Art Installations

2018 - A collaboration with Local Language, Inc. for a public art installation housed within the Gaylord Rockies resort.  Two of my beaded deers skulls are featured in two of three "gallery wall" displays of Colorado artists' work.



2014 - Cover art for Road to Neon Whiskers: Time to Die, a novel by Terrence Scott.

Curatorial Projects

2016 - Organized the "Artists of the Railroad Exhibition," a showcase of creative talent at the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad. The exhibit was held at the D&SNGRR Museum in Durango, Colorado on August 19 - 26, 2016.


2012 - Alameda Studio Tour

2013 to 2019 - Durango Arts Center

2017 to 2019 
- Colorado Taxidermist Association