Brendan Johnston is a painter of portraits, still lifes, and landscapes.

BRENDAN H JOHNSTON
 
Fine Art
 

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- Biography -

   Brendan Johnston (b.1984) is a compelling young painter and sculptor dedicated to reviving traditional fine art. Brendan was born in New York City and grew up just several blocks from the Metropolitan Museum of Art. After graduating from McGill University with a Major in Art History and Humanities, Brendan moved back to New York to pursue a career as a fine artist. In 2006, he began his studies at the Harlem Studio of art. Then in 2008, Brendan enrolled in the Grand Central Atelier, where he diligently studied academic drawing, painting and sculpture. In 2014, Brendan traveled to Italy to finish his studies, copying old master paintings in the Museums of Rome, Florence and Naples. Now living in New York City, Brendan is a resident artist and teacher at the Grand Central Atelier. He is currently creating dynamic paintings in many genres. Brendan's work is represented by galleries in California, New York and Massachusetts.


- Education -

2006-2008 Harlem Studio of Art
2008-2013 Grand Central Academy of Art


- Teaching -

2015-Present Core Teacher at The Grand Central Academy of Art


- Representation -





- Select Group Exhibitions -

- 2013 -
Figures Exhibition , John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

- 2014 -
Inaugural Group Show , Eleventh Street Arts, New York City, NY

- 2015 -
CS Lewis Project , Salmagundi Club, New York City, NY
Al Fiori: The Alla Prima Portrait Sketch , Eleventh Street Arts, New York City, NY
Nude , Eleventh Street Arts, New York City, NY
Portrait Sketches , Eleventh Street Arts, New York City, NY
Still Life and Florals , John Pence Gallery, San Francisco, CA

- 2016 -
Residents , Eleventh Street Arts, New York City, NY
Wrap Me Up - Small Works Show , Eleventh Street Arts, New York City, NY
Boston Unternational Fine Arts Fair , Williams Fine Art Dealers, Boston, MA

- 2017 -
Self- Portrait , Eleventh Street Art, New York City, NY
Summer Salon , Collins Galleries, Cape Cod, MA
Shock and Awe: Summer Group Salon , Williams Fine Art Dealers, Wenham, MA


- Press -

Epoch Times, "Artist Brendan Johnston's Profound Search to Affirm Life" by Milene Fernandez, April 2016

Newington-Cropsey Cultural Studies Center, "In the Studio: Brendan Johnston and Katie Whipple" by Allison Malafronte, July, 2016

Epoch Times, "The Master's Thread: How Ingres Inspires Brendan Johnston" by Milene Fernandez, February, 2017

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