J. Adam McGalliard has been a professional, internationally exhibiting artist for over 19 years. He received an MFA in Painting from the New York Academy of Art in 2003 and spent the next decade living and working in NYC. For nearly four years he worked behind the scenes as an Artist Assistant for world-renowned artist Jeff Koons. He taught painting and drawing at Brooklyn College and City University of New York. Continually creating new bodies of work, McGalliard currently teaches and oversees the visual art department as Art Director at The Foundation Academy in Jacksonville, Florida.
McGalliard's work has been featured in exhibitions at the Museo de la Cuidad de Mexico in Mexico City, Mexico, the Cameron Museum of Art, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Forbes, Avery Fisher Hall in Lincoln Center, Winterrundgang der SpinnereiGalerien in Leipzig, Germany, HDLU Ring Gallery in Zagreb, Croatia and Stolen Space in London, England. His work has been sold in auction houses including Sotheby's and Phillips de Pury.