R. Blair Sullivan


MFA, Studio Fine Art, School of Visual Arts-New York, NY
BFA Cum Laude, Specialized Studies in Photography, Ohio University-Athens, OH
Cleveland Institute of Art-Cleveland, OH
Case Western Reserve University-Cleveland, OH

Solo Exhibitions
West 10th Window/Art-in-Buildings Program-New York, NY, Lehr
Van De Weghe Fine Art-New York,NY

Group Exhibitions
Orgy Park-Brooklyn, NY, It’s Unlikely organized by Veronica Levitt
MOMA P.S.1 Print Shop-New York, NY, Das Handler: performance for Art Handler Magazine and ALLGOLD
68 Projects-Berlin, Germany, Person, Place, or Thing
Dorfman Projects-New York, NY, Cirrus curated by Vanessa Buia
Topless-Rockaway Beach, NY, Cherry on Top(less)
Interstate Projects-Brooklyn, NY, U:L:O Part II organized by CAVE
Soft Spot-soft_spot.net, Petite Object a
Beverly’s-NY,NY, Frequencies Vol.2 curated by Essex Flowers
Smiðjustigur 10-Reykjavik, Iceland, Parlour Show
MOMA PS1-Queens,NY, Easter Eggomania
The Journal-Brooklyn, NY, Home Again, Again
Nurture Art-Brooklyn, NY, Monochrome: Video Night organized by Scott Lawrence
PACS-Brooklyn, NY, Permanent Collection
Concept Plus Object-Philadelphia, PA, Possible Projects:Ryan Sullivan invites Joanne Sullivan
Marianne Boesky Gallery-New York, NY, I Bleed Black
Context Gallery-Derry, Ireland, Never Records organized by Ted Riederer
Foyer Gallery-Brooklyn, NY, Ryan Sullivan and Kimberly Hennessy
Casita Maria Center for the Arts and Education-Bronx, NY, ^..^ and :) curated by Brent Birnbaum, Fran Holstrom, and Carolyn Salas
Art in General-New York, NY, Chinese Take Out organized by Jason Bailer Losh
Marianne Boesky Gallery-New York, NY, Employee of the Month
Cave-Detroit, MI, All the Splendors of the Earth Part II
John Connelly Presents, New York, NY, Selections from Untitled Television Show
Possible Projects-Brooklyn, NY, Two Sheets Eight Pages
Former Tower Records-New York, NY, Never Can Say Goodbye: Never Records organized by Ted Riederer for No Longer Empty
Albuquerque Public Library, Albuquerque, NM, Chicane burns as citadels slave....organized by Jonathan Hartshorn
Nurture Art-Brooklyn, NY, Collage: Collage curated by Jackie Klempay
Niagra-New York, NY, The Art Handler Show
Silvershed-New York, NY, Vector: Issue 2 for ABCyz
NADA County Affair-Brooklyn, NY, Junk Shop organized by Jeffrey Tranchell
Robert Kidd Gallery, Birmingham, MI, Bods:Rethinking the Figure
Maxon Mills-Wassaic, NY, Elemental Alchemy Action1 perfomed with Egill Kalevi Karlsson, curated by Summer Guthrie
Skaftfell-Seydisfjordur, Iceland, Ripped from Something Bigger
Otom-Brooklyn, NY, Workout
Tunnel Building-New York, NY, The Ghosts of Coleridge
Max Protecht Gallery-New York, NY, Vector: Issue 2
Visual Arts Gallery-Miami, FL , Aqua Wynwood; Arthur Roger Project Space-New Orleans, LA; Finesilver Gallery-San Antonio, TX; Boots Contemporary Art Space-St. Louis, MO; MFA Roadshow, organized by Dan Cameron
Visual Arts Gallery-New York, NY, $960,000+ (MFA thesis exhibition)
Moti Hasson Gallery-New York, NY, New Misunderstandings: Return of the Same
UNT Artspace-Fort Worth, TX, Artists and cowboys should be friends organized by Mike Egan
Visual Arts Gallery-New York, NY, Wrest Stops Along the Intrastate curated by Thomas Lanigan-Schmidt
Visual Arts Gallery-New York, NY, Abstract and Real
Dam, Stuhltrager Gallery-Brooklyn, NY, Stolen Time curated by Aileen Tat and Rachel Pascua 2005
Quick Center for the Arts-St.Bonaventure, NY, 30 under 30

Erwin, Nick. “U:L:O at Interstate Projects”. Art in America. July 2014
Reese, Trevor/Rachel. “Possible Projects:Ryan Sullivan invites Joanne Sullivan”. Concept Plus Object. September 2012
Greenberg, Kevin. “Home Again, Again”. The Last Magazine. July 12, 2012
Russeth, Andrew. “8 Things to Do in New York’s Art World Before July 8”. The Observer/Gallerist NY. July 7, 2012
Ashman, Angela . "Chain Gang Tower Records lives again, sort of". The Village Voice. January 11, 2010
Jackson, Candace . "Running on Empty Artists explore abandoned spaces". The Wall Street Journal. JANUARY 15, 2010
Azzopardi, Chris.”Bods’ exhibit rethinks the figure”, Between The Lines. October15, 2009: 34-35.
Sullivan, Ryan. “Listless”, Vector: Issue 2, (2009): 159-160

Rema Hort Mann Foundation New Artist Prize
Chashama Artist in Residency-Brooklyn, NY
Skaftfell Artist Residency-Seydisfjord, Iceland
Creative Research Award, Ohio University
President Purchase Award, Ohio University
Arnold Gasson Photography Fellowship, Ohio University