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Born: Hartford, CT, 1942
Died: Hudson, NY, 2007
Resides in New York City and Hudson NY
Studied: University of Pennsylvania, M.F.A.; Silvermine College; Private study with Josef and Annie Albers.
2009 Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson NY
2008 BCB Gallery, Hudson, NY
2007 BCB Gallery, Hudson, NY
2006 “The Autobiography of Bill Sullivan: A Landscape Retrospective”,
The Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany NY
2005 Roxbury Art Group, Roxbury, NY
2003 The Gallery at The St. Charles, Hudson NY (two-person)
"Paintings of South America" Curated by John Ashberry, Hudson NY
2001 HHA Gallery, Riverdale, New York
1999 Silas-Kenyon Gallery, Provincetown, MA
1996 Uptown Gallery, New York City
1990 Susan Schreiber Gallery, New York City
Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, California
1989 G.W. Einstein Company, Inc., New York City
1986 Schreiber/Cutler, Inc., New York City
G.W. Einstein Company, Inc., New York City
1984 David Findlay Jr., New York City
1981 Ruth Siegel Ltd., New York City
1980 G.W. Einstein Company, Inc., New York City
1979 Galeria Condor, Barranquilla, Colombia
Galeria Finale, Medellin, Colombia
1978 G.W. Einstein Company, New York City
Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota, Colombia
Capricorn Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1976 Bowery Gallery, New York City
1975 Webber Gallery, Portland, ME
1974 Bowery Gallery, New York City
1972 Bowery Gallery, New York City
1970 Bowery Gallery, New York City
1967 East End Gallery, Provencetown MA
1965 John Slade Eli House, New Haven CT
1964 The New Haven Library, CT
Selected Group Exhibitions;
2010 Painted City, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson NY
Invitional Show, Brick Gallery, Catskill NY
New Acquisitions, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers NY
Local Self-Portraits, Hudson Opera House, Hudson NY
2009 Contempocorpart, National Exibition Centre, Abu Dhabi
Four Hundred Years of The Hudson River, Albany Istitute of History and Art
FIRST LOOK, Ramscale Fine Arts, NYC
2008 Colombia County Counial on the Arts, Landscape Exbition, Hudson NY
Colombian County Historical Society Show, Kinderhook NY
BCB Callery Group Show, Hudson NY
2007 Group Show, BCB Gallery, Hudson NY
River Views, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers NY
2006 Group Show, BCB Gallery, Hudson NY
The Chair Project, Artwalk, Hudson NY
Winterwalk, BCB Gallery
2005 Hudson River Views, Bonnie Andretta Fine Arts, Hudson, NY
Recent Acquisitions, Albany Institute of History and Art
2004 Indelible, Gallery 2/20, NYC
Workshop Exibition, Dannette Koke Fine Art, NYC
2003 Painted City, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson NY
Juried Art Show, Columbian Councel on the Arts, Hudson NY
Made In Hudson, Artwalk, Hudson, NY
2002 Group Show, Musselman Gallery, Hudson, NY
2001 The Landscape That Changed America, The Albany Instute of History and Art
1999 Greenwoods and Crystal Waters: The American Landscape Tradition; Curated by John Arthur, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma
1998 Have Suitcase Will Travel; Conductor’s Gallery, London, England.
1997 House/Scene; Curated by Josie McKee,The Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany
Selected Prints, Atrium Gallery, Long Island City, NY
Contemporary Selections, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
1996 Eight Realists: Realism Then and Now, K & E Gallery, New York
Recent Acquisitions, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
Pencilvanians Drawn to New York, Pennsylvania Alumni Exhibition, Roger Smith Gallery, New York
New Acquisitions, Museum of the City of New York, New York
1995 Five Aspects of American Landscape Painting, Curated by John Arthur,
Creiger Dane Gallery, Boston, Massachussets
New York City Views, Curated by Jim Yost, Owen Gallery, New York City
Increased Visibility, Organized by Art Group, Leslie-Lohman Gallery,NYC
American Realism, The Bijutsu Seka, Various Japanese Cities.
Group Show; G.W. Einstein Co., New York City
1994 25th Anniversary Exhibition, Bowery Gallery, New York City
American Realism, Isetam, Tokyo & Seibu, Kobi & Kyoto, Japan
Town and Country Contemporary Landscape, A M.O.M.A. Traveling Exposition
Sleeping & Waking curated by Frank Bernarducci, Wellesley Ross Gallery
Pride in Our Diversity, curated by Ronny Cohen, 24 Hours for Life Gallery, New York City
Paint Props and Process, curated by Margaret Mathews-Barenson, Castle
Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York
1993 Celebration, G.W. Einstein Co, Inc., New York City
Far Away Places Artists Who Travel, SSC&B Lintas Worldwide, NYC
Group Show, John Szoke Gallery, New York City
Art & Fantasy, Amos Eno Gallery and The Puck Building, NYC
Organization of Independent Artists Benefit, Brook Alexander Gallery, NY
19th & 20th Century Works of Art, Friends of OLONA Benefit, Hudson, NY
1992 New York Icons, Michael Ingbar Gallery, New York City.
Group Show, John Szoke Gallery, New York City.
19th and 20th Century Works of Art, Olona State Historical Site, Hudson, New York.
Shanti Foundation Benefit Exhibition, Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Contemporary American Landscape, World Art Collection in conjunction with Quatre Pieces Gallery, Yokohoma, Japan.
The Scarf, Bergdorf Goodman, New York City
1991 Urban Icons, curated by Susan Schreiber, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, NY
City Edge of Night, The Muckenthaler Cultural Center, Fullerton, CA
Spirit of Place Dada Gallery, Fukuoka, Japan. Group Show, Tatistchieff, Santa
Group Show, John Szoke Gallery, New York City.
American Images, Crane Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; World Art Collection,
Yokohama; Daimon Art Gallery, Sapparo; Beersheba Gallery, Osaka, Japan.
1990 American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition, American Academy, New York.
Plein Air Painting: Capturing the Moment, Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Land/Sea/Air, Steven Scott Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
Penn Prints: 30 Years of Printmaking at the University of Pennsylvania, Arthur
Ross Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
A Little Night Music: Manhattan in the Dark, curated by Gerrit Henry, S.S.C. & B., Lintas Worldwide, New York.
Gallery Group Show, Susan Schreiber Gallery, New York.
Painting California: Five New York Artists Look at Los Angeles, Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA.
1989 Food Show, Grand Central Art Galleries, New York
June Moon: Lunar Reflections by Contemporary Artists, G. W. Einstein
Neo Romantics, Lafayette College, The Gallery, Williams Center for the Arts
Romance is Back, curated by Margaret Matthews-Berenson, S.S.C. & B.: Lintas Worldwide, New York.
Social Studies, S.S.C. & B.: Lintas Worldwide (curator).
1988 New York Inspired: Past and Present, John Szoke Gallery, New York. Contemporary
Art at the Bayly, Bayly Museum of Art, Charlottesville, VA.
The Face of the Land, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Loretto, PA.
The Nude, curated by Gerrit Henry, One Penn Plaza, New York.
Waterworks, curated by Margaret Matthews-Berenson, S.S.C. & B.: Lintas
1987 The World is Round: Artist and Expansive Vision, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE; Parish Art Museum, South hampton, NY; Arts and Science Center,
Nashua, NH; College Art Gallery, S.U.N.Y. at New Paltz, NY; The Hudson River
Museum, Yonkers, NY.
One of a Kind, curated by Margaret Matthews-Berenson, S.S.C.& B.: Lintas Worldwide, New York City
Lush Landscapes, curated by Marc Cohen, Attitude Art, New York.
1986 Self-Portraits, G.W. Einstein Company, Inc.
Night Landscapes, Schreiber/Cutler, Inc.
Contemporary Romantic Landscape Painting, Lockhaven Art Center, Orlando
Red White, and Blue, Schreiber/Cutler, Inc.
The Art of Business, Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE.
The Spirit of Liberty, Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH.
The Statue of Liberty: Contemporary Graphic Views, John Szoke Gallery; Silvermine Gallery, Norwalk, CT.
View Across America, Pfizer Corporation (MOMA Lending Service), N.Y
Art for Collectors, Lockhaven Art Center, Orlando FL.
1985 New York Prints, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York.
Contemporary Still Life, curated by Gerrit Henry, One Penn Plaza.
American Art Now!, Columbus Museum of Arts and Science, Columbus, GA. Contemporary Painters of the Hudson River, curated by John Yau, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY; Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY; The Arsenal, New York.
Prints from the Lower East Side Printshop, Department of Cultural Affairs Gallery, New York.
1984 Gifts to the Museum, Reading Museum, Reading, PA
New Vistas: Contemporary American Landscapes, curated by Janice Oresman, The Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY; Tucson Museum of Fine Arts, Tucson, . Bowery on the Bowery Invitational, Bowery Gallery, New York. 1984,Sunset , David Findlay Jr., Inc.
Eight Years Later, Artists’ Choice Museum, New York
New Landscapes, Rahr-West Museum, Mantowac, WI; Frumkin Strobie Gallery, Chicago, IL.
1983 Painted Light, Artist’s Choice Museum Travelling Exhibition: Queens Museum, New York; Butler Institute, Youngstown, OH.
The New Landscape, One Penn Plaza
In Honor of the Brooklyn Bridge, curated by John Yau, David Findlay Jr.
1982 Contemporary Realism, One Penn Plaza 1981
1981 Escapes, curated by Ann Lauterbach, Art Latitude Gallery, New York.
1980 Salon des Independants, New York Critics’ Choice, selected by Gerrit Henry, Grand Palais, Paris, France.
1979 16 Realistas, Centro Colombo-Americano, Bogota, Colombia.
Bienal Americana de Artes Graficas, Museo de Artes Graficas, Maracaibo Venezuela.
1978 Museo de Bellas Artes, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Grabados Internacionales, Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota, Colombia.
Three Realists, Canton Art Institute, Canton, OH; Madison Art Center, Madison, WI; Habatat Gallery, Dearborn, MI; and Jessie Besser Museum, Alpina, MI.
The Classic Revival, Illinois State Museum; Quincey Art Center; Kirkland Gallery; Sharp Museum; University of Minnesota; Lakeville Center of the Arts
Artists’ Choice: Figurative Art in New York, Soho Center for the Visual Arts, NYC.
New Images: Figuration in American Painting, Queens Museum.
1975 Selections from the Bowery Gallery, Westminster College, New Wilmington, PA; Squibb Gallery, Princeton, NJ.
1973 The Representational Spirit, New York State University at Albany, NY.
1971 Annual Purchase Exhibition, Smith College Museum of Art.
1970 Painterly Realism, American Federation of Arts Traveling Exhibition (curator)
Smith College Museum of Art, Baldwin-Wallace College, Univ. of Michigan
Museum of Art, Long Island Univ. Albrecht Callery, Syracuse Univ. Lowe Art
Center,.Mobile Art Gallery, Winona St.College, Wisconsin State Univ.
Louisiana State Univ. Univ. of South Western Louisiana,Edmonton Art Gallery.
2006 The Edgar and June Martin Fund
2005 Furthermore Foundation ( J.M.Kaplan Fund)
1989 National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1981 Ingram Merrill Fellowship, New York
1979 Quirama Award, Instituto de Integracion Cultural, Medellin, Colombia.
2010 Francesca Olsen, The Register Star April 15 page 1
The Columbian Paper, April 15 page 16
2009 Andrew Amelinckx, The Register Star Maqy 19 page 1
Andrew Amelinckx, The Regester Star July 30 page 1
2007 John Paul Keeler, The Register Star July 31 page 1
Corn, Alfred, review, Art In America, March
Arts Alive, Hudson NY, Jan.
Currents, The Hudson River Museun, Winter
Beth Wilson, Lucid Dreaming, Cromogram 1/07
2006 “The Autobiography of Bill Sullivan” by Jaime Manrique with a preface by John
Ashberry. The Groundwater Press.
Alvare, Philip, Northeast, June P.17 & 21
Roth, Richard, The Independent June 23 p.25 & 44
Mason, John, The Register-Star June 22 p. 1 & 12
Metroland, June 22
Arts Alive, July, p.7
Panarama, Spring, cover, p.2 & p.4
Kane, Tim, Albany Times Union, July 16, p H1 & 3
Arrive, September, P 25
Welliver Catalouge, Hudson River Museum
Arts Alive, September, p 1
The Independent, Dec 8, Hudson NY P40
2005 Catskill Mountian Guide, p.14
2003 Berkshire Home and Style, Page 54, May
2001 Tarek, Shamas, "Turning Over New Leaves" The Pace Press, April 25
1999 Garcia, Erica, New York Daily News, July 26
Dellafiora, James, "By the Book" New York Blade, April 23
Sullivan, Bill, "On Publishing" Lambda Book Report, April
1998 Johnson, Richard, Page Six, New York Post, October 25
Courier, Jameson, MetroSource, Spring, p. 13.
1996 Myles, Eileen, “Bill Sullivan at Uptown”, Art in America, December.
1994 Zimmer, William, “Slice of Americana as Seen on the Stage”, New York Times
Authur, John, American Realism Catalog, Dumonde Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
1993 Manrique, Jaime, Christopher Street, July, Page 14
Cowan, Matthew, Contemporary American Landscapes Catalog, Dumonde
Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
1992 Baseman, Andrew, The Scarf, Page 97.
1991 Eidia, Paul and Melissa. The Starving Artists Cookbook (page 142), Eidia.
Books, New York City.
1990 Back cover reproduction of “Niagara Honeymoon,” Reader’s Digest, U.S. Edition , April, also French, Swedish, German, Hindi, South African and Korean editions.
Henry, Gerrit. Catalogue Essay, Susan Schreiber Gallery, New York City.
Hirsh, David. “Lay of the Land,” New York Native, March 5.
Lally, Michael. Catalogue Essay, Tatistcheff Gallery, Santa Monica, CA. Walker, Richard W. “Your Collection,” Art News, Summer.
1989 Ash John. Catalogue Essay, G. W. Einstein.
Arthur, John. The Spirit of Place: American Landscape Painting. Fisher, Robert. “Olana,” American Artist, November.
Henry, Gerrit. Art in America, July, p. 143.
Art in America, September.
Catalogue to Neo-Romantics.
Raynor, Vivien. The New York Times, January 1.
Zelinko, Lori Simmons. “Bill Sullivan’s Reality,” American Artist, October.
1988 Belvin, Marjory E. Design Through Discovery, 5th Ed., New York: Holt Reinhart and Winston.
Brody, Jacqueline. The Print Collector’s Newsletter, March/April.
Long, Robert. The South hampton Press, February 18.
Mullens, Jessie. Art Todav, Winter (cover). Tully, Judd. Cover, October.
1987 Bass, Ruth. Art News, January.
Clark, Marcia. “A New Understanding of Panorama,” The World Is Round: Contemporary Panoramas, Yonkers, NY: The Hudson River Museum, p.21. Henry, Gerrit. “Night Landscapes,” Art News, January.
Towle, Tony. Art in America, April.
1986 Ashberv, John. “Spotlight” Gallery Guide, October.
Brody, Jacqueline. The Print Collectors’ Newsletter, September/October. Henry, Gerrit. “Visionary Landscape,” Journal of the Artists’ Choice Museum, Fa Winter 1986. Catalogue to “Contemporary Romantic Landscape Painting,”
Jowitt, Deborah. Village Voice, June 20.
1985 Henry, Gerrit. Art in America, January.
Johnson, Ken. Times Union, Albany, NY, November 17.
Manthrone, Katherine. Creation and Renewal, Smithsonian Institution Press, pp. 90-91.
Yau, John. “Contemporary Painters of the Hudson River,” November.
1984 Beard, Rick. “Foreword,” New Vistas: Contemporary American Landscapes
Oresman, Janice. “Introduction,” New Vistas: Contemporary American Landscapes.
Velez, Carlos. “Que Pasa,” The Daily News, January 7.
Wilson, Ellen Page, “Tastemakers,” Art/World, December 11.
1983 Brody, Jacqueline. The Print Collectors’ Newsletter, May/June.
1982 Bass, Ruth. Art News, February.
1981 Henry, Gerrit. “Painterly Realism and the Modern Landscape,” Art in America, September.
1980 Ashbery, John. New York Magazine, June 2.
Dlugos, Tim. Christopher Street, June.
Henry, Gerrit. Catalogue of the Salon des Independents, p. 79-80.
Hernandez, Hilberto. El Diario-La Prensa, June 12.
Zimmer, William. Soho News, May 28.
1978 Delft, Pedro. Diario del Caribe, Barranquilla, Colombia, June 2.
Henry, Gerrit. Art News, March.
1976 Nash, James Allen. After Dark, March.
1975 Tlalasz, Piri. The New York Times, February 12.
1974 Mellow, James. The New York Times, January 19.
Shirey, David. The New York Times, January 15.
1972 Beckley, Bill. Art News, January.
1970 Wentworth, Michael. Catalogue Essay for“Painterly Realism,” American Federation of the Arts.
Founder and Publisher of Painted Leaf Press. Fifty books published between 1996 and 2001. Winner of f1ve Lambda Book Awards and The Publishing Triangle Award for Editing
Who,s Who in America
Who’s Who in American Art
The Printworld Directory of Contemporary Prints
Public and Corporate Collections:
Albany Institute of History and Art
Cleveland Museum of Art
Hudson River Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museo de Antioquia, Medellin, Colombia
Museo de Arte Moderno, Bogota, Colombia
Museo de Artes Graficas, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Museo de Bellas Artes, Maracaibo, Venezuela
Museum of the City of New York
New York Public Library
Reading Public Museum and Art Gallery
The Alantic Group
American Telephone and Telegraph Company
Bank of Bermuda
Bank of Boston
Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.
Continental American Life Insurance
Diner’s Club, S.A.
Lehman Brothers Kuhn Loeb Inc.
Lewis Foods, Inc.
Mellon Bank of Pittsburgh
Milbank, Tweed, Hadley and McCoy
J. P. Morgan Associates
Morgan Lewis, Inc.
Mutual of New York
Olwine, Connelly, Chase, O’Donnell, and Weyher