Bill Sullivan

South America


USA & Hudson River Landscapes





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.

Solo Exhibitions:

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;

2015 Cityscapes, Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson NY

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

Albany, NY

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

Monica, California.

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

Company, Inc.

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.

Selected Bibliography:

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 western" >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

Sept. 18

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

.Biographical References:

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

Bessener Trust

Chase Manhattan Bank, N.A.

Chemical Bank

Citibank 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

Mobil Oil

J. P. Morgan Associates

Morgan Lewis, Inc.