Brian Tull Resume

BORN
March 28, 1975

SHOWS
2018 (group), The New Real III, Tinney Contemporary, Nasheville, TN
2016 (group), 10th Anniversary Show, The Haen Gallery, Asheville, NC
2014 (group), The New Real 2: Figure-Focused, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN
2014 (group), Second Time Around: The Hubcap as Art, Museum of the Shenandoah Valley,
Winchester, VA. Part of the Landfill Art Project (An Artist Reclamation Project).
http://themsv.org/exhibitions/second-time-around-hubcap-art
2013 (group), Workspaces: Artists’ Studios II, The Arts Company, Nashville, TN
2013 (group), Upon Reflection, Quidley & Company Fine Art, Boston, MA
2012 (group), The New Real, Tinney Contemporary, Nashville, TN
2011 (group), Winter”s Ebb, The Haen Gallery, Asheville, NC
2010 (group), ReTune Nashville, Soundcheck, Nashville, TN
2010 (group), Landfill Art Project [An Artist Reclamation Project], International
2010 (group), “Summer Sampling” The Haen Gallery, Asheville, NC
2009 (group), “A Wintry Mix”, The Haen Gallery, Asheville, NC
2009 (group), “Summer Sampling”, The Haen Gallery, Asheville, NC
2007 (solo), “Of Time”, Gallery One, Nashville, TN
2006 (solo), Warner Brothers Records, Nashville, TN
2006 (group), Watkins College Of Art & Design Benefit, Nashville, TN
2006 (group), Gibson Guitartown, Nashville, TN
2002 (group), University Of North Alabama Artist Alumni, Florence, AL
2000-2008 annually (juried group), Arts Alive, Florence, AL
2000-2008 annually (group), Chairish The Kids, Nashville, TN
2000 (group), Hanging Around Gallery, Nashville, TN

COMMISSIONS & COLLECTIONS
Brian’s work is included in many private, corporate, and institutional collections, including:
California: Music Voyager, Los Angeles
California: Quintess Resorts, Palm Springs
Florida: Gaylord Palms Resort, Kissimmee
Illinois: ACME Hotel Company, Chicago
Pennsylvania: Landfill Art Project, an artist reclamation project, Wilkes-Barre
Tennessee: CAA (Creative Artists Agency) Nashville office, Nashville
Tennessee: ASCAP, Nashville
Tennessee: Gibson Guitar, Nashville
Tennessee: Hunters Custom Automotive, Nashville
Tennessee: Tennessee State Museum, Nashville
Tennessee: YMCA of Middle Tennessee, Nashville

AWARDS & HONORS
Professional Achievement Award, McNairy Regional Alliance, 2014
Southeastern Branch Library Art Selection Panel for $150,000 budgeted art project,
Metropolitan Nashville Arts Commission, Nashville, TN, 2013
Inducted into the McNairy County Music Hall Of Fame for my work on the music-themed
Rockabilly Highway Mural and Rockabilly Highway Mural II, Selmer, TN, 2013
Music Voyager, painted guitar case for Music Highway, Tennessee episode, Nashville, TN,
2012
Community Enhancement Award, Rockabilly Highway Mural, McNairy Regional Alliance,
Selmer, TN, 2009
Key To The City Of Selmer, Rockabilly Highway Mural, Selmer, TN, 2009
First Place Award – Juried Gallery, Kennedy Douglas Center, Florence, AL, 2008
Merit Award – Juried Gallery, Kennedy Douglas Center, Florence, AL, 2006

MEDIA

Nashville Scene (Nashville, TN), “Crawl Space: October 2018: October’s First Saturday Events Celebrate The High Point Of The Gallery-Going Season”, Joe Nolan, October 4, 2018

Tennessean (Nashville, TN), “First Saturday Art Crawls Usher In A Colorful Fall Art Season”, Melinda Baker and Michael W. Aldrich, Special to Nashville Tennessean/USA Today Network–Tennessee, Oct. 3, 2018

Mercury Manufacturing Company Promotional Video, Dime City Cycles, Cale Glendening, Producer,www.mercurymfgco.com/makers-shakers, 2015

Nashville Arts Magazine (Nashville, TN), Karen Parr-Moody, “Recreating The Real, Five Artists Bring Photorealism To Tinney Contemporary”, p. 72–75, August 2014

Nashville Scene (Nashville, TN), “Group Shows A Sure Sign Of Summer At August’s Art Crawl Events”, Joe Nolan, p. 38, August 6, 2014

Transylvania Times (Brevard, NC), “Artist Explains Mural”, February 3, 2014
Nashville Arts Magazine (Nashville, TN), Rebecca Pierce, “Small Town, Big Mural”, p. 14, January 2014

Nashville Arts Magazine (Nashville, TN), Sara Lee Burd, “The Inspiration Is Free, The Clothes You Have To Pay For”, p. 40, December 2013

Beautiful Bizarre Magazine, Issue 003, December 2013,
http://beautifulbizarre.net/2014/01/29/76/

ACME Hotel Company website feature, “Art Rocks”,
http://www.acmehotelcompany.com/art-rocks.aspx

The New York Times (New York) (Featured The ACME Hotel Company Mural), “Hotel Review: ACME Hotel Company In Chicago”, Bonnie Tsui, June 19, 2013, www.artistaday.com, feature, June 12, 2013

Creative License, Rockabilly Highway Mural and Rockabilly Highway Mural II
Nashville Arts Magazine (Nashville, TN), Stephanie Stewart-Howard, cover, feature article p. 29–32, February 2013

Nashville Scene (Nashville, TN), “Crawlspace”, Joe Nolan, p. 31, August 2, 2012

Nashville Arts Magazine, “The New Real”, p. 42, July 2012

Nashville Scene (Nashville, TN), “The July Art Crawl Brings The Heat”, Joe Nolan, p. 29, July 5, 2012

Independent Appeal (Selmer, TN) “Tull Mentors Next Generation Of McNairy County Artist”, Emily Pitts, August 3, 2011

Independent Appeal (Selmer, TN) “Rockabilly Revival To Bring Improvements To Selmer”, Emily Pitts, May 31, 2011

Tennessee Department Of Tourist Development, Tennessee Trails & Byways “Walking Tall Tour” brochure cover (Rockabilly Highway Mural), 2011

ABC Network, “Extreme Makeover Home Edition: The Nashville Build”, November 2010

Sherwin Williams Professional Painting Contractor Magazine, “Rockabilly Highway Mural”, p. 31, Summer, 2010

Independent Appeal (Selmer, TN), “A Piece At A Time”, Russell Ingle, January 27, 2010

Independent Appeal (Selmer, TN), “Before The Clock Strikes Midnight And 2010 Begins, A Look Back At An Eventful 2009”, Russell Ingle, December 30, 2009

The Jackson Sun (Jackson, TN), “Brian Tull Brings Rockabilly To Mural”, Donna Miller, June 24, 2009

The McNairy County News (Selmer, TN), “Rockabilly Highway Revival Is A Big Success”, June 18, 2009

Independent Appeal (Selmer, TN), “Rockabilly Revival – Hot Rods, Slugburgers, and Swing Take Downtown Selmer Back In Time”, Russell Ingle, June 17, 2009

Independent Appeal (Selmer, TN), “Rockabilly Revival This Weekend”, Russell Ingle, June 10, 2009

The McNairy County News (Selmer, TN), “Rockabilly Highway Revival”, June 4, 2009

Independent Appeal (Selmer, TN), “Rockabilly Revival Nears”, Staff Reports, June 3, 2009

WBBJ-TV, ABC (Jackson, TN), Interview, June 2009

The Tennessee Magazine, “Recognizing McNairy County”s Musical Heritage”, p.18, 19, Beverly Lambert, May, 2009

Arts In McNairy newsletter, “The Rockabilly Highway Revival is Coming – Schedule Announced!”, Shawn Pitts, May 29, 2009

The Jackson Sun (Jackson, TN), “101 Great Things to Do (No. 17)”, Jacque Hillman, Karen Boothby, Lisa Meals, May 25, 2009

The Jackson Sun (Jackson, TN), “Mural In Downtown Selmer Highlights Rockabilly Roots”, Mariann Martin, May 11, 2009

WBBJ-TV, ABC (Jackson, TN), Interview, May 2009

Daily Corinthian (Corinth, MS), “Art Along The Trail”, L.A. Story, March 15, 2009

Daily Corinthian (Corinth, MS), “Recognizing Rockabilly”, L.A. Story, March 8, 2009

Independent Appeal (Selmer, TN), “Rockabilly Wall”, Russell Ingle, February 25, 2009

The Jackson Sun (Jackson, TN), “This Is One Big Guitar To Carry”, photo, October 2, 2007

Nashville Arts Magazine, photograph, p. 37, October 2007

The City Paper (Nashville, TN), “Authenticity Drives Vintage-Looking Art”, Alexa Hinton, September 28, 2007

The Tennessean (Nashville, TN), “Paintings Capture More Than Nostalgia”, Jonathan Marx, September 14, 2007

Independent Appeal (Selmer, TN), “On Display”, Russell Ingle, September 12, 2007

The Jackson Sun (Jackson, TN), “Nashville Photorealist Featured In Show”, Donna Miller, September 5, 2007

Nashville Arts Magazine, photograph, p. 31, September 2007

Nashville Arts Magazine, photograph, p. 16, March 2007

“The Tennessean, FYI – A Guide To Nashville And Surrounding Areas” (Nashville, TN), cover photograph, September 17, 2006

“Nashville”s Guitar Art”, Gibson Guitar Corporation, p. 13, 2005

Rainbow Media, (New York, NY) “The Gibson Guitartown Auction Preview”, Interview, 2005

GALLERY REPRESENTATION
The Haen Gallery, Asheville and Brevard, NC
Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA