John Hull received a B.A. from Yale University in 1977 and an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois, Urbana – Champaign in 1981.

Mr. Hull has exhibited his work nationally since 1981 with solo exhibitions at the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Tatischeff Gallery, and Grace Borgenicht Gallery all in New York City; the J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, KY; and the Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS. He has participated in numerous group shows including exhibitions at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the National Academy of Design, both in New York City; The Butler Museum of American Art in Youngstown, Ohio; and National Gallery of New Zealand..

His work may be found in public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Denver Art Museum, the Whitney Museum of Western Art, the Israel Museum, the New Museum of Contemporary Art, the Edwin A. Ulrich Museum, The Yellowstone Art Museum, The Greenville County Art Museum, and the Yale University Art Gallery.

Mr. Hull has received numerous awards, including four National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowships and the Thomas Benedict Clarke Prize for Painting from the National Academy of Design.

His work has been reviewed critically in the New York Times, Art In America, Art Forum, Arts Magazine, The New Art Examiner, Modern Painters and the New Yorker.

Mr. Hull has been an Instructor in Painting and Drawing at Augustana College in Rock Island, IL, an Associate Professor of Painting and Printmaking at Yale University, a Professor of Painting and Drawing at the University of Colorado at Denver and the College of Charleston. He is currently a Professor Emeritus at the College of Charleston, retired and residing in Charleston, South Carolina.