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Distilled Life

Portraits & Illustrations by Tim O'Brien

Curated By Beth Giacummo

February 4, 2019 - April 12, 2019


Artwork by Tim O'Brien

The Boat by Tim O'Brien



Renowned illustrator Tim O'Brien – whose work is on display at Memorial Gallery 2/4 – 4/12 – will lecture about his award-winning illustrations, which have appeared in publications such as Time, Rolling Stone, Smithsonian, National Geographic, GQ, and The New York Times.

Working out of his Brooklyn studio, O'Brien has done work for most major book publishers and advertising agencies, and has illustrated several U.S. postage stamps. His awards include the Society of Illustrators, Graphis, the Society of Publication Designers, the Art Directors Club, and more.

O'Brien is also a member of the adjunct faculty at Pratt Institute.


Memorial Gallery

The Memorial Gallery's mission is to serve as a vital teaching instrument and visual resource that enriches campus cultural life as well as that of the surrounding community. This is to be accomplished through the exhibition of imagery related to the communication arts, which represent a wide range of media, cultures, and time periods.

The Memorial Gallery is located in Hale Hall, on the campus of Farmingdale State College – State University of New York – 2350 Broadhollow Road (Route. 110).
Gallery hours: Monday through Friday from 9:00AM–4:00PM. Admission is free and the gallery is accessible to persons with mobility impairments. Please call in advance of your trip.

For additional information, please call 631-420-2181.