Lives and works in New York City

 Free Fallin‘, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Up Against NatureEssex Flowers, New York, NY
New Paintings, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2014 Who Are YouEssex Flowers, New York, NY

Spirit Signals, Garage Projects, Atlanta, GA
2013 Mornings, Sentimental, Wonder & Acoustic Shadows, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2013 Rise and Shine, Heiner Contemporary, Washington D.C.
Mirrors for Eyes, Halsey McKay Gallery, VoltaNY, NY
There Is An Ocean, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

2009 FAZES, Daily Operation, New York, NY
2006 In the End We Like It Here Just Fine, Garage Projects, Atlanta, GA

Patrick Brennan & Jennie Jieun Lee, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY

2012 Dirty Windows, with Jean-Baptiste Bernadet, Toomer Labzda Gallery, New York, NY
Days of Thunder, with Daniel Tierney, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010 The Stranger, with JD Walsh, Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn NY

New York, New Work, Albada Jelgersma, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Brass Tacks, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, CA
Flat Fix, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2016 Flat Fix, curated by Ryan Steadman and Ryan Wallace, CODE, Copenhagen, Denmark
2014 Samuel T. Adams, Patrick Brennan, Nicole Cherubini & Cassandra MacLeod, Fitzroy Gallery, New York, NY
Ghost Current, curated by Ryan Wallace, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
No Ground But Say Ground, curated by Joe Fyfe, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Berlin Contemporary, Cleopatra’s, Berlin, Germany
Group Show, Essex Flowers, New York, NY
2013 Static & Scrim, Cooper Cole, Toronto, ON Canada

Five Painters, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Stretching Painting, Gallerie Lelong, New York, NY
Aura & Angst, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
Grasping at Relics, Zieher Smith, New York, NY

Cinema Zero Event, New York Gallery Week, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery New York, NY
The Working Title, BRAC, Bronx River Art Center, New York, NY

2010 Shop 2010 at Tide Pool, Sara Meltzer Gallery/Projects, New York,NY
Geo Progressions, Edward Thorp Gallery, New York, NY
Shape Language, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New Yok, NY
Earthworks, Cl-oth Interiors, New York, NY
METALLIKA, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY (organizer)
Big Apple, Clifton Benevento, New York, NY
2009 Experiment, Institute for Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (with JD Walsh)
James Cameron, Reel World: a James Cameron Retrospective, MOMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Giftland X Happy House, Printed Matter, New York, NY
I Want to Be Somewhere, Daily Operation, New York, NY
Use Your Illusion, Deli Storeroom, Brooklyn, NY
Apartment Show at Envoy, Envoy Gallery, New York, NY
Hugs & Knishes, NADA emerging artists party, New York, NY
Far Out, 245 Varet Street, Brooklyn, NY
If the Dogs are Barking, Artists Space, New York, NY
2008 The Object Direct, Heskin Contemporary, New York, NY
Call & Response, Kent State University, Kent State, OH (curated by Gianna Comitto)
New York, New Work: The Object Direct in Recent Art, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State ,MI
Glass Houses, Werkstatte, New York, NY (organized by Eddie Martinez)
Perfect Strangers/Daily Operation, Daily Operation, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Jon Lutz)
2007 Year07 Projects, Mehr (midtown), London, England
2006 WE ARE NEAR, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA
Amendicons, Makor Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Stop Press, Special Collections, New York Public Library, New York, NY (curated by Laura Napier)
M.E.S.H 2, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
2001 Video Screening High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (co- organizer)

Butler, Sharon, Anxiety and the Art Fair: NADA Edition, Two Coats of Paint, March, 2017

Brennan’s Casualness Can Unnerve, Baker, Kenneth, San Francisco Chronicle / SF Gate, Jan 23, 2015
Four Artists Breezing Through Materials and Ideas, Hyperallergic, Thomas Michelli, 10.4.2014
Essex Flowers, Gallerist NY, Dan Duray, 2013
One Artist Many Rooms, Apartment Therapy, 2013
The State of Painting, New York Times, Roberta Smith, 2012
Days of Thunder, San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth Baker, 2012
Review: Dirty WindowsFrench Culture.Org,  2012
Subconscious PickingsArt Slant, Aldrin Valdez, 2012
The New Casualists, The Brooklyn Rail, Sharon Butler, 2011
Brooklyn LocalArtnet, Emily Nathan, 2011
Geometric ProgressionsCity Arts, 2010
Shape Language, Goings on About Town, The New Yorker, 2010
Super Riches Fuel the Market, Art Info, Walter Robinson, 2010
Metallika, Huffington Post, Liz Markus, 2010
Avalanche of Openings, Art Info, Andrew Russeth, 2010

2012 “Mirrors for Eyes”, published by Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
“You’ve Got a Friend” The work of Patrick Brennan& Eddie Martinez, New York, NY

2008 “Glass Houses” Spiritduder Press,  presented at Werkstatte, New York, NY
2007 “Diamonds & Squares” Spiritduder Press, presented at Zieher Smith, New York, NY
“We are Near” Spiritduder, Allston Skirt, Boston, MA and Printed Matter, New York  NY

2017  Liquitex Cadmium Free Research Residency, London, England
US Embassy to Bahrain, Manama, Bahrain (Visiting Artist)
New York Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship in Painting
Alfred University, Alfred, NY (Visiting Assistant Professor)
2013 Bennington College, Bennington, VY (Visiting Artist)
2013 Heiner Contemporary, Washington, DC (Artist Lecture)
2012 Alfred University, Alfred NY (Visiting Artist)
1999-2001 Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta, GA (Visiting Faculty)
1999 Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughn, Ireland (Resident Artist)
1998 Experimental Television Center, Owego, NY (Resident Artist)