SULLIVAN, Benjamin Christian

1977 - ?

Benjamin Sullivan

Sullivan was born at Grimsby, Lincolnshire on 10 May 1977, son of Niall J. Sullivan (born 1958) and his wife Una B. née Bratton (born 1957), who married at Louth, Lincolnshire in 1977. Educated at Priestlands School, Lymington and studied at Edinburgh College of Art 1997-2000 graduating with a B.A. (hons.). A painter in oil and a printmaker and exhibited at the Royal Academy; Royal Scottish Academy; National Portrait Gallery; Mall Galleries and is a Member of the New English Art Club and the Royal Society of Portrait Painters. In 2009 he became artist in residence at All Souls College, Oxford, where he undertook a large commission depicting College staff. The resulting work 'The All Souls Triptych' was displayed at the Ashmolean Museum in 2012 and is now at All Souls College and his painting of nursing mother won the 30,000 BP Portrait Award at the National Portrait Gallery in 2017, the portrait is of his wife and baby daughter. He lives at 8 Duddery Road, Haverhill, Suffolk. www.benjaminsullivan.com




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