Drawing and Painting
John Hull received a B.A. from Yale University in 1977 and an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign in 1981.
He has been exhibiting nationally since 1981 with solo exhibitions at Tatischeff Gallery, the New Museum of Contemporary Art and Grace Borgenicht Gallery all in New York City; Ron Judish Fine Arts, Denver, CO; Kohn-Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, LA; the J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY; the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS; and Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL. Group exhibitions include “The 1980’s: A New Generation”, the Metropolitan Museum of Art; “The Artist at Ringside”, The Butler Museum of American Art; “Romance and Irony”, National Gallery of New Zealand; “The Figure: Another Side of Modernism”, the Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art; and “The 179th Annual Invitational Exhibition of American, Art”, the National Academy of Design.
His work may be found in public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Israel Museum, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Greenville County Art Museum, the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum and the Yale University Art Gallery.
Mr. Hull has received numerous awards, including four National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowships, a Maryland Arts Council Visual Artist Fellowship, the Thomas Benedict Clarke Prize for Painting in 2004 from the National Academy of Design and the Achievement Award in 1995 from American Artist Magazine for Acrylic Painting.
Mr. Hull has taught at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL, Yale University in New Haven, CT, the University of Colorado at Denver. He is currently Professor of Painting and Drawing at the College of Charleston.
University of Illinois, Urbana - Champaign