Brendan Carroll is an artist, writer, and independent curator. He is a regular contributor to Web site Hyperallergic, where he covers museum and gallery exhibitions, as well as contributes sibling movie reviews with his sister, Marisa. Currently, he is photo-bombing candid photographs from Instagram and painting a wall-size mural of chicken and waffles. Artist Vidal Centeno has invited Brendan to participate in a collaborative text-based project that will take place this autumn. His upcoming curatorial projects include solo exhibitions of Valeri Larko and Tom McGlynn, as well as a group exhibition at The Pierro Gallery in South Orange, NJ, in 2013. He and his wife, Marie, live in Astoria with Hammer, their 17-pound Beagle-mix.
Brendan has exhibited his work in numerous galleries and museums, including Munch Gallery, Lower East Side, NY; Spattered Columns, New York, NY; Famous Accountants, Bushwick, NY; The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY; Leubsdorf Art Gallery (Hunter College), New York, NY; Center for the Book Arts, New York, NY; A.M. Richard Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY; Exile, Berlin, Germany; Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ. His work has been reviewed in several periodicals, including The New York Times, Village Voice, Art Fag City, ART:21 Blog, and Time Out New York. He has participated in AIM 28 (Artist in the Marketplace) at The Bronx Museum of the Arts. He has won several awards, including a Geraldine Dodge Fellowship to attend Vermont Studio Center in 2001. He received his BFA from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, PA, in 1996.