Justin Liam O’Brien, b. 1991, Flushing, NY

Lives in Brooklyn, NY




2013-2016 - BFA Digital Arts, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

2010-2013 - AS Visual Arts, SUNY Suffolk, Selden, NY

Solo, Two and Three Person Exhibitions

09/2019 - “Dreamboat” Mark Zubrovich, Colin Radcliffe, and Justin Liam O’Brien, Curated by Kate Mothes, Real Tinsel, Milwaukee, WI

11/2018 - “Rose-tinted” Justin Liam O’Brien and Celeste Rapone, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

07/2019 - “Melt” Curated by Clara Ha and David Pagliarulo, Chart Gallery, Tribeca, NY

06/2019 - “Rust & Bones” Curated by Tanja Wagner, Galerie Tanja Wagner, Berlin, GER

03/2019 - “Fresh Fruit” Curated by Benjamin Tischer/Invisible Exports, SITUATIONS, LES, NY

09/2018 - “The Unspeakable” Curated by Peter Clough, Re: Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

09/2018 - “Big Link” Curated by Kate Mothes/yngspc, Standard Projects, Hortonville, WI

08/2018 - “Summer Heat” Curated by Caroline Larsen, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY

07/2018 - “Flowers and Monsters” Curated by Meer Musa, BFP Temporary Storage Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

06/2018 - “RE: 21, This Is Not Here” Curated by Efrem Zelony-Mindell, Re: Art Show, Brooklyn, NY

04/2018 - “Passion Fruit” Curated by Colin Radcliffe, BFP Temporary Storage Gallery, Brooklyn, NY


Zahra Nasser “Critics Picks - Melt at CHART” Artforum International, 12 Aug 2019 (Link)

John Martin Tilley “Mad Fresh” Office Magazine, 31 Mar 2019 (Link)

Sasha Bogojev “Intimate Bedroom Scenes: An Interview with Justin Liam O’Brien” Juxtapoz Magazine, 25 Mar 2019 (Link)

Efrem Zelony-Mindell “What a Feeling: Justin Liam O’Brien at Monya Rowe Gallery” Filthy Dreams, 27 Dec 2018 (Link)

Chris Stewart “Art: Rose Tinted - Justin Liam O’Brien & Celeste Rapone” Gayletter, Dec 2018 (Link)

Paddy Johnson “Justin Liam O’Brien & Celeste Rapone: Rose Tinted” What Should We Do, Dec 2018 (Link)

Artist Talks/Panels

07/2018 - Identity #6 (speaker), NYC Creative Salon; Brooklyn, NY


01/2018 - 12/2018 - Trestle Art Space Residency, Sunset Park, NY