Brendan Sullivan

b. 1990, Framingham, MA. 


MFA, Painting, New York Academy of Art, 2018

BFA, Painting, University of Massachusetts Amherst, 2014

New York Professional Outreach Program, New York 2013


o  Modern Male, Bowersock Gallery, Provincetown, Massachusetts

o  Light/Dark,Gallery 263, Cambridge Massachusetts, 2019

o  NYAA MFA Thesis Show, New York Academy of Art, 2018

o  Single Fare, Highline Stages, September 2017, New York, New York

o  Giverny Residency Show, New York Academy of Art, Spring 2018 

o  Book Ends, Herter Gallery at Herter Gallery-Amherst, Massachusetts, 2017

o  Tribeca Ball 2017 & 2018., New York Academy of Art

o  Deck The Walls, Wilkinson Hall, NYC 2016 & 2017

o  2017/2018 Open Studios – New York Academy of Art

o  On The Body, Gallery 263, Cambridge Massachusetts

o  Focus on Figures 2017: North River Arts Society, Marshfield, Massachusetts

o  2015 Grand National Exhibition, American Artists Professional League, Salmagundi Club, NYC. 

o  Seventh Annual Drawing and Painting Competition and Exhibition, Lore Degenstein Gallery, Susquehanna University, Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania 

o  Focus on Figures 2016: A Juried Figureand Portrait Exhibit, North River Arts Society, Marshfield, Massachusetts

o  Saxonville Open Studios, Framingham, Massachusetts, 2015, 2016, 2019

o  State of Being: A Collection of Figurative and Portrait Art, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, 2015

o  BFA Thesis Show “In Limbo”, Student Union Gallery, Amherst, Massachusetts, December 2013

o  2013 UMass Junior/Senior Awards Exhibition 


o  Altos de Chavon School of Design Teaching Residency. Instructed “Anatomical Drawing/ Advanced Figure Drawing” to undergraduate students during summer semester 2018 in in La Romana, Dominican Republic.

o  Terra Foundation for American Art/Claude Monet Foundation, Giverny, France 2017 

o  UMASS- Summer Studio Art Program, Paris/LaNapoule, France, 2013


o  Bob Colacello Portrait Award 2017

o  Jason Talley Travel Award 2017

o  Merit Scholar Award, New York Academy of Art, 2017

o  3rd place, Focus on Figures 2016, Juried by Juan Jr. Ramirez

o  University of Massachusetts-Amherst, Arts Council Grant Recipient, 2013)

o  2013 University of Massachusetts, Amherst Senior Exhibition Award