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Born: Schenectady, New York.  Current residence: Santa Fe, NM


School of Visual Arts, New York City, NY
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, BFA 1973
San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA
Gallery Director, 63 Bluxome Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA 1973 - 1976
Art Director/Property Master, Commercial and Industrial films, 1980 - 1986

Fundraiser, The Santa Fe Rotary Foundation for the Arts
Curator, San Francisco South of Market Cultural Center artists reunion exhibit Producer, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM, 2009 Armory Show Development, Museum of Spanish Colonial Arts, Santa Fe, NM, 2010


2024 Solo Exhibition, International Art Museum of America, San Francisco, CA

2021 The Shape of Color, Pie Projects, Santa Fe, NM
2015 Watercolors, Olive Rush Garden, Santa Fe, NM
2010 The Gold Show, Linda Durham Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

2010 Impressions, The Garden at Friends Hall, Santa Fe, NM

2009 Solo Show, Goldleaf Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2005 Solo Show/My Life, Expressions in Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM

1981 Six, Gallery Space, San Francisco, CA

1980 Coast to Coast, Public Image, New York, NY
1978 Paintings & Drawings/Brian McPartlon, Nielsen Gallery, Berkeley, CA

1977 Solo Show, Galleria/Mission Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

1977  Art of Heart, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Downtown Center,

1976 America, 63 Bluxome Street, San Francisco, CA
1975 Solo Show, Canessa Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1975 Information, Atholl McBean Gallery at The San Francisco Art Institute, CA

1974 Three Painters, 63 Bluxome Street, San Francisco, CA

1968 Selections, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1965 Best of the Stockade, Oak Room Gallery, Schenectady, NY


“Border,” Arkana Magazine, Winter 2022
“Brian McPartlon Abstracts,” Magazine 43, Berlin, Hong, Manila, Winter 2022
“The Abstract Paintings of Brian McPartlon,” LandEscape Art Review, London, UK, Winter 2022
“The Beginning and The End,” Dream Noir, November 2022
“Brian McPartlon at Pie Projects,” Michael Abatemarco, Pasatiempo/Santa Fe New Mexico, November 12, 2021
"63 Bluxome," Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, August 2021
“The Roof Will Set You Free,” Paul Weideman, The Santa Fe New Mexican, July 2009 “The Man Who Fell to Earth: Brian McPartlon’s New Abstracts,” Lisa Polisar, Crosswinds Weekly, October 2005
“Raise the Roof,” Denise Kusel, Pasatiempo/The Santa Fe New Mexican, October 1999
“Artists Invite You Home,” Robert Atkins, The San Francisco Bay Guardian, October 1978
“An Exhibition of Artistic ‘Auto’-Graphs,” Suzan Boetter, San Francisco Chronicle, June 1976
“The Art World Radical Rhetoric In New Journals,” Thomas Albright, San Francisco Chronicle, January 1976
“The Expanding Alternatives,” Thomas Albright, San Francisco Chronicle, 1975 “South of Market Artist Got Their Act Together,” Thomas Albright, San Francisco Chronicle, November 1975
“Floating Seminar #2, A Survey of Alternative Art Spaces,” Paul Kagawa, Publisher San Francisco: The Floating Seminar, October 1975


University of New Mexico Law School, Albuquerque, NM Mr. Thomas Martinez, San Francisco, CA
Mr. Danny Adair, US Ply Corporate Offices, Dallas, TX
Mr. & Mrs. Albert Finnilla, Larkspur, CA

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