Brian C O'Malley


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2012 Certificate in Animation, Rhode Island School of Design

1999 MFA Painting, University of Miami

1997 Film Studies, Massachusetts College of Art (no degree conferred)

1995 BFA Painting and Drawing, University of Rhode Island


Professional Activities:

2001- Present: Adjunct Professor of Art, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI and Providence Campus Feinstein Building, Providence, RI

           Drawing 1-3, 2 Dimensional Design, Color Theory, URI 101,

           Introduction to Digital Art and Design, Painting I, and Senior Seminar

2012- Painting Instructor at Hands in Harmony, Wakefield, RI, TBI patients

2007- Adjunct Professor of Art, Community College of Rhode Island, Lincoln, RI

           Drawing I, Spring Semester

1999- Instructor, University of Miami, Miami, FL, 2 Dimensional Design

1998- Teaching Assistant, University of Miami, Miami, FL, Painting I and

          2 Dimensional Design



2013 Fellowship, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Virginia, December 2013

2012 Fellowship, Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, Wyoming, January 2013

2012 Fellowship, Ragdale Foundation, Illinois, March 2012

2009 Fellowship, Weir Farm National Historic Site, CT, May 2009

2008 Selected Artist in Residence, Sodus Art Bank, NY, August

2008 NYLO Hotels Purchase Prize, Warwick, RI

2004 Honorable Mention in Painting, RI Open, Warwick Art Museum, RI

2000 Fellowship, Vermont Studio Center, Vermont, January 2001

1997 University of Miami Teaching Assistantship


Selected Exhibitions:   (* indicates solo exhibitions)

2014  *The Dream Factory, University of Rhode Island Project Space

            Kingston, RI


2013    Wheaton Biennial: Drawing out of Bounds, Beard & Weil Galleries

            Wheaton College, Norton, MA

           Radius, RISD Alumni exhibition, Keesah Studios, Providence, RI

           Strange Figurations, National Juried Exhibition, Limner Gallery

           Hudson, NY

           Curious Deviations, National Juried Exhibition, non-Fiction Galley

           Savannah, Georgia

           Annual Faculty Exhibition, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

           The Square Show, Gallery Z, Providence, RI


2012    Annual Faculty Exhibition, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI

            NKG National Juried, NKG Gallery, Boston, MA

            The State of the Arts, Feinstein Building gallery, Providence, RI

            Small Picture Show, Gallery Z, Providence, RI

2011   *The Days, University of Rhode Island Project Space, Kingston, RI

             Art/Film Film/Art, Tiffin University- Diane Kidd Gallery, Tiffin, Ohio

             In the Details, The Mill Gallery, Pawtucket, RI

2010   *The World According to Black and White, AS220 Project Space, Providence, RI

            URI Inaugural Alumni Exhibition, Feinstein Building, Providence, RI

            *Recollections of oneself; a survey of self-portraits from 1992-2010, Fine Arts Center Corridor Gallery, URI, Kingston, RI

2009   Where Are We? Chazan Gallery at Wheeler School, Providence, RI

           Real and Imagined Landscapes, Gallery Z, Providence, RI

           Meanderings II, The Krause Gallery at Moses Brown, Providence, RI

2008   Rhode Island State of the Arts, Feinstein Building, Providence, RI

           Hybrid Movements, Faculty Exhibition, University of Rhode Island Main Gallery, Kingston, RI

           NYLO Hotel Opening, Warwick, RI

2007  Open Painting Exhibition (juried by Judith Tanenbaum, director of contemporary art at RISD Museum) Providence Art Club, Providence, RI

           Winter Sojourn-Community College of Rhode Island faculty exhibition, Flanagan Campus, Lincoln, RI

           New Works by Brian O'Malley, Gallery LRI (Leadership Rhode Island),     

           Providence, RI

           Ocean State Artists Show, Gallery Z, Providence, RI

           Origins, a window and street installation by the group known as Origins: Brian O'Malley, Bob Dilworth, Kim Salerno, Zoe Stites, and Blue Wade, Feinstein Building, Providence, RI

2006  Car Culture, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI

           Unmasking the Indifferent Fate, Space at Alice, Providence, RI

2006  *Infiltrating the Image, University of Rhode Island Corridor Gallery, Kingston, RI

           *Excerpts from the Everyday Saints, Rhode Island College Corridor Gallery, Providence, RI

2005  Transitions and Undoings, Bromfield Gallery, Boston, MA

Film Festivals and Video Screenings:

2014  Hamilton Film Festival, official selection, Hamilton, Ontario Canada

          November 3-9



          International Freethought Film Festival, official selection

          Atlanta, GA  Nov 7-9



          Please Hold Magazine 2014 international short film festival: Somebody’s   

          Reality, St.Louis, Missouri   August 30



2013    One Minute Film and Video Festival Arau, Arau, Switzerland, August 22-25  A       August 22-25, 




          Reach-One minute VidFest, PopcornNoir theatre, Easthampton, MA

           April 13, 2013


          "Time Lounge: SMC Video Art Exhibition Series", St. Michaelʼs College, VT

Artist Residencies

2013 Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, December, Amherst, Virginia

2013 Brush Creek Foundation for the Arts, January, Saratoga, WY

2012 Ragdale Foundation, March, Lake Forest, Illinois

2009 Weir Farm National Historic Site, May, Wilton, CT

2009 Gilbert Stuart Museum Artist in Residence Program,June,Saunderstown,RI    

2008 Sodus Art Bank, August, Sodus, NY

2004 Contemporary Artists Center, October, North Adams, MA (now in NY)

2001 Vermont Studio Center, January, Johnson, VT

Gallery Affiliations


2007-2014 Gallery Z, Providence, RI

2005-2007 White Space Gallery, New Haven, CT



2013 The Café Review, Volume 24, Spring 2013, 4 images

2013 Cold Hub Press, so we lost paradise, cover image

2013  Art Takes Miami 2012 Catalog


2012  Cold Hub Press, the in-complete poems, cover image and back sleeve