Bridget Sullivan

Professor, Director Interactive Media Design

Bridget Sullivan

Contact Information

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Center for the Arts, Room 4023
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Weekdays by email appointment or as posted on office door

Education

MFA Studio Arts, Towson University, Towson, MD

BFA Photography, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD

Areas of Expertise

Bridget Z. Sullivan is an Professor of Interactive Media Design in the Department of Art + Design, Art History, Art Education at Towson University in Towson, Maryland. Her area of focus includes interactive media and web design. Prof. Sullivan is the program director and lead project developer in the creation of the fully online graduate certificate in Interactive Media Design at Towson University. Her research also includes the creation of digital artworks that she has published and exhibited nationally. Prof. Sullivan’s digital artworks have been awarded two Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist’s Grants: in the Photography category for computer generated digital images and in the New Genre category for computer generated virtual reality environments.
Prof. Sullivan completed her MFA in Studio Art at Towson University and her BFA in Photography at the Maryland Institute, College of Art in Baltimore, Maryland.

Biography

Bridget Z. Sullivan, a resident of Baltimore, Maryland, is a recipient of two Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Awards. She exhibits her work in local, national and international venues, and is a Professor, and Director of the Interactive Media Design Center at Towson University.

Selected Exhibitions

2015                     

Reflections on Color - Artscape Gallery Network exhibition Hamilton Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland Group exhibition, July 4 - August 30, 2015 curator/exhibitor.

Entangled Obsessions MAXGallery, Baltimore, Maryland Group-exhibition, March 19 – April 18, 2015

The Art of Stewardship Riverwalk Gallery, Chestertown, Maryland. Curator: Marcy Dunn Ramsey Group-exhibition, April 3 – 24, 2015

 Without Reference: the Abstract Show Riverwalk Gallery, Chestertown, Maryland. Group-exhibition, February 6 – 27, 2015

Parameters Jordan Faye Contemporary, Baltimore, Maryland Group-exhibition, January 31-March 7, 2015

2015 Art Competition: Discovering the Native Landscapes of Maryland’s Eastern Shore Adkins Arboretum, Ridgely, Maryland. Juror: Christine Neill Juried group-exhibition, February 3 – March 27, 2015.

2014

Viewshed: work by Bridget Z. Sullivan
Hoffberger Gallery, Baltimore Hebrew Congregation, Baltimore, Maryland
Solo-exhibition, March 2 – May 5, 2014

 

Small Works/Big Ideas
Rouse Company Foundation Gallery, Howard Community College, Columbia, Maryland
Group-exhibition, January 23 – March 23, 2014

2014 Art Competition: Discovering the Native Landscapes of Maryland’s Eastern Shore
Adkins Arboretum Gallery, Ridgely, Maryland
Juried group-exhibition, February 3 – March 29, 2014.

Fun-A-Day Baltimore
Gallery 788, Baltimore, Maryland
nation wide group exhibition – Baltimore event February 6 – 16, 2014


2013

Ransomed
The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, Maryland
Solo-exhibition, August 3 – September 29, 2013

Bias: Fashion Reaction
Hamilton Gallery
, Baltimore, Maryland, May 2013
Group-exhibition

Chesapeake Watershed
Hamilton Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland, April 2013
Maryland Science Center, Baltimore, Maryland, May 2013
Group-exhibition 


2012

Featured Artist
Hamilton Gallery, Baltimore, Maryland
Solo-exhibition, November 1-30

Ron Cubbison Alumni Exhibition
Center for the Arts Gallery
, Towson University
Group-exhibition, September 13 – October 6

Open Studio Tour Exhibition
Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower Gallery
, 21 South Eutaw Street, Baltimore, Maryland
Group-exhibition, October 1–29

Efflorescence
Bowie City Hall Art Gallery
, Bowie, Maryland
Group-exhibition, June 15 – September 29

Digital Migrations
Woman’s National Democratic Club
, New Hampshire Avenue at Dupont Circle, Washington, DC
Group-exhibition, November 9, 2011 – January 11, 2012


2011

Open Studio Tour Exhibition – awarded “Best in Show” for Bittersweet
Bromo Seltzer Arts Tower Gallery, 21 South Eutaw Street, Baltimore, Maryland
Group-exhibition, October 1–29

Nature/Nurture – Bridget Z. Sullivan recent work
Jordan Faye Contemporary, South Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland.
Solo-exhibition, March 12 – April 15


2010

Small Wonders
Jordan Faye Contemporary, 1401 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland
Group-exhibition, November 19 – December 23

Salon 7
Jordan Faye Contemporary, 1401 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland
group exhibition, November 12-14

Earth Project
University of Baltimore, September 15-November 13, 2010
group exhibition, September 15 – November 13

The Salon All Stars
Jordan Faye Contemporary, 1401 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland
group exhibition, July 1 – August 15

Salon 2
Jordan Faye Contemporary, 1401 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland
group exhibition, January 27-29


2009

Watershed – Bridget Z. Sullivan recent work
School 33 Art Center, 1427 Light Street, Baltimore, Maryland.
solo-exhibition, March 12 – April 11th


2008

Matter of Degree – Bridget Z. Sullivan recent work
Load of Fun Gallery, Station North, 120 W. North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland.
solo-exhibition, October 11th – November 10th 2008


2007

Searching for Life on Planet Earth – digital artwork by Bridget Z. Sullivan
Greenbelt Community Art Center, Greenbelt, Maryland
solo-exhibition, June 30 – August 12, 2007.

The 4th New Generation 2007 International Exhibition of Graphic Design
Sangmyung University, Seoul, Korea, November 2007.


2006

26th Annual Juried Exhibition
School 33 Art Center, Baltimore, Maryland, January 12- February 18, 2006.

SOWEBO Arts Festival, Poster Auction
Baltimore, Maryland. May 2006.


2005

Art for the Sixth Extinction
WomanKraft Gallery
, Tucson, Arizona, February 1- March 31.


2003-2010

Annual Faculty Exhibition
Center for the Arts Gallery, Towson University, Towson, Maryland


2001

Visual Transition: artists express their visions utilizing contemporary technologies
Mill River Gallery, Ellicott City, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.

View/Flag: Recent Work
Mill River Gallery
, Ellicott City, Maryland.
Two-person show.

Type & Image: exhibition of graphic designs and illustrations
Union Gallery
, Towson University, Towson, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.

Faculty Exhibition
Holtzman Art Gallery
, Towson University, Towson, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.


2000

AIGA After Hours, exhibit of digital work
Baltimore, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.

Alumni Exhibition
Towson Commons Gallery
, Towson, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.

Faculty Exhibition
Holtzman Art Gallery, Towson University, Towson, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.


1999

Digital Art Exhibition
University Union Art Gallery, Towson University, Towson, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.

Faculty Exhibition
Holtzman Art Gallery
, Towson University, Towson, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.


1998

bytes: exhibition of digital images
Theatre Project
, Baltimore, Maryland
Three-person exhibition.

Faculty Exhibition
Holtzman Art Gallery
, Towson University, Towson, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.

Views and Visions
Wartburg College Art Gallery, Wartburg, Iowa.
Group-exhibition.

SOWEBO Arts Festival, Poster Auction
Baltimore, Maryland. May 1998.


1997

Faculty Exhibition
Holtzman Art Gallery
, Towson University. Towson, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.


1996

Susan Conway Gallery
Georgetown, Washington, DC. Group-Exhibition.

MFA Thesis Exhibition
Towson University, Towson, Maryland.


1995

Maryland ‘95
Howard County Art Center, Ellicott City, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.

Out of Control
Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, Maryland.
Group-exhibition.

InterAction
ArtScape, Baltimore, Maryland.
Group-exhibition

 

Grants and Awards

2012 Open Studio Tour Exhibition – awarded “Best in Show” for Bittersweet

2003 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist’s Grant in the Photography category for computer generated digital images.

2002 Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist’s Grant in the New Genre category for computer generated virtual reality environments.

Artist Residency

2014  National Park Service Artist in Residency Acadia National Park, Mount Desert Island and Schoodic Peninsula, Maine

2012 National Park Service Artist in Residency (AIR) Catoctin Mountain Park/Cunningham Falls State  Park, Thurmont, Maryland

Publications

2012 Digital image Shoemaker’s Secret featured in the URHere Journal of Creative Geography.

2009 Miller, J. “Design Art at Towson University,” Faculty Voice. May/June 2009 – article includes a description of Second Life project and features digital image “In Search of…”

2007 Exhibition catalog of digital work in The 4th New Generation 2007 International Exhibition of Graphic Design, held at Sangmyung University, Seoul, Korea.

2006 Digital image featured in AfterImage: Inklight; Visual Studies Workshop.

2005 Five digital images featured in the URHere Journal of Creative Geography. Three images featured on the cover of the journal.

Board of Directors

2012-present Hamilton Arts Collective, president (501.3c non-profit community organization) Baltimore, Maryland                                                                                           

2014-present Maryland State Department of Education Interactive Media Project Grant Advisory Board, consultation member 

Volunteer Service

2013-present  Hamilton Gallery, curatorial director Baltimore, Maryland  

Courses Taught

  • Spring: ART 620 Graduate Typography
  • Spring: ART 641 Interactive Media: Concept & Theory
  • Fall: ART 610 Elements of WWW Design
  • Fall: ART 765 Graduate Design for the WWW