*Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, MD
Hoffberger School of Painting
-Master of Fine Arts: 2011
-Certificate in the College Teaching of Art: 2011
*Providence College, Providence, RI
-Bachelor of Arts, 2003
2013 Homeland Security, Windows, Walls and Screens, Dallas, TX
2012 Kiang Gallery, Why Paint Now, Atlanta, GA
2011 Pinkard Gallery, MFA Thesis, Baltimore, MD
2010 Subbasement Gallery, Tough Guy, Baltimore, MD
Maryland Art Place (MAP), Out of Order, Baltimore, MD
Rabbithole Gallery, Resonance, Brooklyn, NY
Rosenberg Gallery, In This I Believe, Baltimore, MD
Pinkard Gallery, MFA First Year Thesis Show, Baltimore, MD
BIBLIOGRAPHY AND MEDIA
2013 *Lewis, Betsy, There’s a Gallery in a Couple’s House in Cedars, with Paintings You Should Probably see, Dallas Observer Blogs, Feb 26, 2013 http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/mixmaster/2013/02/art_review.php
*Simek, Peter, New Paintings by Brendan Carroll: Windows, Walls, and Screens, D Magazine, Feb 21, 2013
*Conversations in the Void, Brendan Carroll, Pariah Productions, Feb 26,2013
HONORS AND AWARDS
2011 Fulbright Finalist
2011 MICA Leadership Honor New Paintings by Brendan Carroll: Windows, Walls, and Screens for contributions to the MICA community
2009 ARTS Scholarship, MICA Award for artistic merit to MFA students
2003Ann Frank Scholarship Recipient: Award for Providence College Student majoring in psychology
TEACHING AND FIELD EXPERIENCE
Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD 2009-2010
*Graduate Program Assistant for The Hoffberger School of Painting Assisted Program Director in the daily operations of Hoffberger, acted as a liaison between the Graduate Studies office and Hoffberger students, and coordinated logistics for all incoming visiting artists and critics. Reviewed all prospective student portfolios and conducted interviews.
*Graduate Teaching Intern Undergraduate Art Education course; Contemporary Concepts in Painting. Responsibilities included lecturing on contemporary painting, moderating critique, and grading.
*Graduate Teaching Intern Undergraduate Art Education course; Color Abstraction. Responsibilities included teaching assignments on color theory, moderating critiques, and grading.
*Graduate Teaching Intern Undergraduate Art Education course; Elements of Visual Thinking. Responsibilities included teaching several classes throughout the semester based on composition and color, leading critiques, and grading assignments.
*Graduate Teaching Intern Undergraduate Art Education course; Painting I. Responsibilities included assisting professor with instruction, critiques, and grading assignments.
Ogden Museum of Southern Art, New Orleans, LA 2010
Collections and Preparator Intern, Organized and cataloged museum acquisitions, assisted with hanging and exhibiting artwork.
Louisiana Art Works, New Orleans, LA 2010
Administrative Intern, Created materials and advertising for community outreach; entered and maintained donor and member information for 93,000 sqft. visual arts facility. Louisiana ArtWorks creates an infrastructure for the growth of the creative industry by providing needed workspace and equipment for artists, while providing a premier cultural destination for the public.
Head Start -Caring at Columbia, New York, NY 2008
Art Therapy Group Leader, Caring at Columbia works with at-risk children and parents to strengthen coping skills. Designed in conjunction with Head Start to foster secure attachment relationships between caretakers and children.
Vista Vocational and Life Skills Center, Westbrook, CT 2000-2004
*Painting Instructor, (2004) Designed, developed, budgeted, and taught a painting course for students at Vista, a program for young adults with severe learning disabilities, brain damage, and psychiatric disorders.
*Team Leader Coordinated responsibilities of student counselors to manage the residence facility at Vista.
*Student Support Counselor Aided students with coping strategies, vocational skills, and daily living skills to gain higher level of independence.
RESEARCH EXPERIENCE AND PUBLICATIONS
Columbia University, New York City, NY 2006-2009
Supervising Research Coordinator, Division of Molecular Imaging and Neuropathology Managed daily operations of five research studies. Investigation topics included posttraumatic stress disorder, depression, panic disorder, and bipolar disorder. Oversaw 4 research assistants. Administered fMRI tasks and drafting protocols and grants for submission to the National Institute of Health (NIH) and Institutional Review Board (IRB).
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 2005-2006
Research Assistant, Division of Physiology Facilitated pulmonary research of spinal cord injured patients. Assessed level of injury and lung function.
New York State Psychiatric Institute, New York City, NY 2003-2005
Research Assistant, Division of Substance Abuse Coordinated assessments of medication (NMDA agents) for alcohol abuse. Trained participants in study procedures and computerized cognitive tasks.
Providence College, Providence, RI 1999-2003
Neuropsychology Research Conducted a study to investigate remote memory in the elderly using the events of September 11th. Developed and administered new scoring methods based on events of September 11th. Professional publications and presentations included:
Guilmette, T.J., Carroll, B., Ferreira, J., Magner, E., Mihuta, M., & Kennedy, M.L., (2004) Recall of 9/11/01 as an indicator of cognitive functioning in the elderly. Journal of Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 11, 450-458.