P.T. Sullivan


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School of the Museum of Fine Arts at Tufts University,                                                            2012-2014 MFA 

Providence College, Marketing & Photography/Individualized Major                                 1993-1997 BA

Photography skills & expertise

28 years Analog film & darkroom experience

25 years Digital photo editing experience- Adobe Creative Suit & Light Room

23 years studio lighting experience

Able to use all digital & analog camera formats and types

20 years Photography teaching & training experience

28 years news & print photography experience

Additional skills

Studio setup, photo-chemical processing & preparation, live performance/low light photography, Location scouting, set fabrication and construction, food photography, product photography, alternative lighting techniques, client relations, photographic retouching & manipulation.

Professional Experience

Professional Photography and Creative Services-

Partial client list:

  • Keolis– Commuter Rail Services- Weather Emergency and Large Event Documentation along with product and other services activities.
  • Unitil– Public Service Utility- Active Storm Recovery process documentation in field, service enhancements and advancements documentation.
  • EverBloom- Product Photography
  • Calypso Communications– Advertising & promotional photography for print web.
  • Alpha Brandz- Promotional & product photography for various companies for print & web.
  • Colossal Media– Production Photography & documentation for Clients of Hand Painted Murals created for advertising throughout the City of Boston.
  • Artist- Fine Art Documentation of work for a number of local artists. References can be provided.
  • Ebbeson Pottery Product Photography & Catalog Production
  • Grae Clothing- Product on model in studio photography
  • Warner Brothers– Packaging & promotional photography for comedian Juston McKinney
  • Redbull- Documentary photography & time lapse video City of Boston Public Basketball Court rejuvenation & branding project in coordination with professional athlete from Boston Celtics
  • Converse– Event Photography & documentation of Converse Open Gym Basketball Program held in Boston for 2 years over 10 times

Corporate &  Private- Portrait, Documentation, & Promotional Photography for print & web: partial client list

Standard Life Investments, Boston Pharmaceuticals, Ernest Thompson/Whitebridge Farm Productions, The Dropkick Murphy’s, Comedian Jimmy Dunn, Comedian Juston McKinney, Hatchling Studios, Rye Airfield -Skate & Bike Park, Gigunda, Dyn, Alpha Brandz, Magnitude Media, 94X50, Scottish Rite Northern Masonic Jurisdiction, NH Grand Lodge of Free Masons, State of NH Liquor Commission, NH Department of Resources & Economic Development, Stand Up For Little’s, Students Need A Cool Kick Start- nonprofit, New Hampshire Film Festival, NH Theatre Awards

Photojournalism- Editorial & News Desk Assignment Photography- International & North East Regional

  • NH Magazine 2007-current
  • Boston Globe 1997-2007
  • NY Times 2003-2007
  • Associated Press
  • Seacoast Media Group/Hampton Union 1990-2007

plus numerous publications for non contracted work

 Relevant Photography Courses Taught

TA- School of the Museum of Fine Arts– 2013

Photography Studio & Lighting

Adjunct- McIntosh College, Dover NH- 2006-2007 (2 semesters, 2 courses per semester)

  • Advanced Commercial Photography Lighting
  • Photography Studio and Lighting

Museum & Gallery Experience

Jobs done: Director, Assistant Curator, Proprietor, Fabrication & Installation, Documentation:

  • The Carpenter Center, Harvard University– 2017-present Art Handling and artist assistance.
  • Thomas Young Gallery South Boston– 2014-current- Proprietor and Lighting Director assisting in general art handling & installation.
  • South Boston Open Studios Board Member & Group Gallery Show- Curator & Installer in Distillery Gallery 2015-current
  • Art Retort Gallery 2012-2015 South Boston MA Director- Founder
  • School of the Museum of Fine Arts Mission Hill Gallery installation and handling 2012-2014
  • Portsmouth Museum of Fine Arts 2009-2011 Proprietor and Assistant Curator under Director Ruthie Treadwell.
  • Over 100 museum, gallery & exhibits for my own fine art photography (combined solo & group showings)


Photography Recognitions

2014-2015       Case Logic Pro Shooter & Consultant for product development

2013                SMFA Medal Gala Juried Selection- Exhibited & Sold from the MFA Boston

2012-2014       SMFA Portfolio Scholarship Award

1999-current   Nikon Professional Photographer

1997               Inducted to the Arts Council of Ireland

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