BIO

BIO

Brian Cirmo has had multiple solo exhibitions including shows at the Burrell Roberts Triangle Gallery, Sinclair College in Dayton, OH, the Rice Gallery, McDaniel College in Westminster, MD, Massry Center for the Arts, The College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY, and the Juergensen Gallery, Mohawk Valley Community College in Utica, NY. He has appeared in numerous group exhibitions in museums and galleries across the country including Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts in Boston, MA, The Hyde Collection Museum in Glens Falls, NY, Albany Institute of History and Art in Albany, NY, Kellogg Gallery, Cal Poly University in Pomona, CA, Antenna Gallery in New Orleans, LA, Charles Krause Gallery in Washington, DC, Ann Street Gallery in Newburg, NY, and Limner Gallery in Hudson, NY. Cirmo’s work has also been featured in numerous pubications including the Matador Review, Gambling the Aisle Magazine, and Studio Visit Magazine. In 2013 and 2017 he was invited by the Executive Director of Albany Center Gallery to curate two exhibitions titled Our Heads (2013) and Masters of War (2017)

Cirmo has received multiple awards including: the 2017 Artist of the Year Award from Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY, the 2009 Juror’s award from Matthew Higgs, Director of White Columns Gallery in New York at the Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Exhibition, University Art Museum, Albany, NY, and a 2013 Juror’s award from Dan Cameron, Former Curator at Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California at the Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Exhibition, the Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY. In 2009 and 2015 he received the University at Albany Purchase Award at the Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region Exhibition.

Cirmo received a B.F.A. in Painting and Drawing from the College of Saint Rose in Albany, NY, and an M.F.A. in Painting and Drawing from the State University of New York at Albany in Albany, NY. Cirmo has taught at various Colleges and Universities and is currently an Assistant Professor of Painting and Drawing at Onondaga Community College, Syracuse, NY.