St. Clair Sullivan


St. Clair Sullivan lives and works in Columbia, New Jersey.  Born in 1938 in Baltimore, he received an A.B. degree in English from Princeton in 1960, and attended the New York Studio School of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture from 1967 to 1970.

He has had one-person shows at the Kornblee Gallery in New York in 1979 and 1982, the Academy Gallery in New Orleans in 1984, the Wyckoff Gallery in Wyckoff, New Jersey in 1994, the Sussex County College in New Jersey in 1997, the Bachelier-Cardonsky Gallery in Kent, Connecticut in 2001 and 2004, and at Blair Academy in Blairstown, New Jersey in 2005.

He has had two-person shows with his wife, Rita Baragona, at Rider University in 2008 and at the Dutot Museum in Delaware Water Gap, Pennsylvania in 2009. 

Selected group exhibitions include the Noyes Museum in New Jersey in 2005-06 and 2010, the Kerygma Gallery in Ridgewood, New Jersey in 2007 and 2008,  “The New Jersey Landscape” at Fairleigh Dickinson University in 2004, The New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition at Rutgers Camden in 2004.

St. Clair has twice received New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Grants, in 1980 and 2002.

The photo at the left shows St. Clair and wife, Rita Baragona, in their adjacent studios.  St. Clair and Rita have been together since they met at the New York Studio School in 1968.  Click here to see some of Rita’s beautiful paintings at the website of the Bowery Gallery in New York.   Their two sons, Tim and Greg, perform a lively, eclectic brand of music that can be heard at the website Tim Fite. com, where Tim’s wonderful drawings can also be seen.  Tim Fite’s recordings are issued by the California-based Anti- label. 


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