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Matthew Brennan, b. 1983 / Rhode Island

Brennan was trained at Pratt Institute and received an Illustration degree in 2005.  Since then, he has exhibited drawings, paintings and sculptures in group shows throughout New York City. Aside from personal practice, his work has been printed as illustrations for the New York Times and he has completed many prop and puppet fabrication jobs for clients including The Jim Henson Company, Puppet Heap and The New York City Opera.  His studio is located in Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn where he is currently working on a new series of drawings based on molting skin, holograms and futuristic clothing.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017   -Grand Opening, Living Gallery Outpost, NYC

           -Bushwick Open Studios, Studio 776, NYC

           -A Show of Heads, Limner Gallery, Hudson NY

           -9th Annual Figurative Drawing and Painting Show,

                Lore Degenstein Gallery, PA


2016   -Photoville, Brooklyn Bridge Park, NYC


2015   -House Fest 2, 845 Lafayette Ave., NYC

           -Light Up Reverse, Reverse Space, NYC


2014   -Holiday Salon, Reverse Space, NYC

           -House Fest, 845 Lafayette Ave., NYC


2013   -Reflections and Recollections,

               Rabbithole Gallery, NYC

           -Showcase, Vaudville Park, NYC


2012   -Black Out, Loom Gallery, NYC

           -Still a Machine After All These Years,

                Loom Gallery, NYC

           -America Without Borders,

                Five Myles Gallery, NYC

           -Go Figure!, 950 Hart St. Gallery, NYC

           -Obsession, Fireprof East, NYC


2011   -You’re Unlucky Too,

                436 Jefferson St., NYC

           -Love Hurts,

                950 Hart Street Gallery, NYC


2009   -N400, White Rabbit, NYC

           -Torapote; ride it!,

               Destination Art Space, NYC

           -The Body Politic, Jungle Space, NYC


2008   -Paint It!, MF Gallery, NYC


Solo Exhibition

2018 - The Pulse of the Flow, April

            The Living Gallery Outpost, NYC


2013   -Studio Residency,

             Vaudville Park Performance Space, NYC


Public Mural & Commercial Space Exhibitions

2014   -Mural, Silent Barn, NYC


2013   -Print Show, Gimmee Coffee, NYC

           -Mural, Little Skips Coffee Shop, NYC

           -Print Show, Pine Box Rock Shop, NYC


2012   -Para-Projections Installation,

            Fireproof East, NYC


2011   -Rollin’ Ghosts, Life Cafe, NYC

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