Timothy Tompkins

Education:

2003

BFA, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

 

Solo Exhibitions:

2014

Super Collider, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY

 

2013

Super Collider, Manhattan Beach Art Center, Manhattan Beach, CA

TEXAS CONTEMPORARY, Houston, TX (organized by DCKT Contemporary, New York)

VOLTA NY, DCKT Contemporary, New York, NY

 

2012

Capriccios, Heather James Fine Art, Jackson, WY

 

2011

New Paintings, DCKT Contemporary, New York

 

2009

You Want What You Can Not Have, solo painting installation, Art Brussels 27 (organized by Studio la Città, Verona, Italy)

Paintings, Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert, CA

Timothy Tompkins and Morandi: After Still Life, MLB Gallery, Ferrara, Italy *

Temporal Arcadia, Studio la Città, Verona, Italy *

Painting Selections, 101 California Street, San Francisco, CA

 

2008

New Paintings, DCKT Contemporary, New York 

 

2007

Left Overs, Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles

Left Overs, La Nuova Pesa, Centro per L’Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy

 

2006

Left Overs, Studio la Città, Verona, Italy *

 

2005

pow-er, Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles

Manifest Destiny, DCKT Contemporary, New York

 

2004

New Paintings, DCKT Contemporary, New York

 

2003

New Paintings, Creative Artists Agency, Beverly Hills

 

Group Exhibitions:

2016

The Art of Humanity, Exhibition of the Luciano Benetton Collection, The Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York

The Art of Science, Technology, and the Environment, Art in Embassies Exhibition, United States Embassy, Bern, Switzerland

 

2015

Imago Mundi: Map of the New Art, Exhibition of the Luciano Benetton Collection, Fondazione Giorgio Cini, Island of San Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, Italy

The Art of Science, Technology, and the Environment, Art in Embassies Exhibition, United States Embassy, Bern, Switzerland

 

2014

ART in Embassies Program, U.S. Department of State, Residence of the United States Ambassador to Switzerland & Liechtenstein, Embassy of the United States, Bern, Switzerland

Imago Mundi: The Art of Humanity, Exhibition of the Luciano Benetton Collection, Dakar, Senegal

INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

 

2013

Luciano Benetton Collection: Imago Mundi, Collateral Event of the 55th International Art Exhibition la Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy *

 

2011

Forces of Nature: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation, Louisiana Art and Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA

Non Facit Saltus, painting installation, Art Cologne (organized by Studio la Città, Verona, Italy)

INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

Elements of Nature, Brevard Art Museum, Melbourne, FL

 

2010

OsCene, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

Photos and Phantasy: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Beverly Hills Municipal Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

INCOGNITO, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

Forest for the Trees, Heather James Fine Art, Jackson, WY

Elements of Nature, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA

 

2009

Open Mind(s), Villa del Grumello, Como, Italy *

Contemporary Exoticism, Studio la Città, Verona, Italy

 

2008

Nature Morte, Rohrer Gallery, Laguna Beach CA

Photos and Phantasy: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard CA

 

2007  

California Art: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, American Jewish University, Los Angeles

Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles

Rogue Wave ’07, L.A. Louver, Los Angeles *

The Eclectic Eye: Selections of Fantasy and Illusion from the Frederick R Weisman Art Foundation, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans

 

2006

New Code, Studio la Città, Verona, Italy

Otis: Nine Decades of Los Angeles Art, Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Los Angeles

 

2005

Natural Selection, Davidson Galleries, Seattle

Welcome 2 the Jungle, DCKT Contemporary, New York

U.S. Pavilion, WorldExpo, Aichi, Japan

Crude Oil Paintings, Akus Gallery, Eastern Connecticut State University

 

2004

Crude Oil Paintings, White Columns, New York *

New American Talent 18, curated by D. Molon, Arlington Art Museum, Arlington *

-scopeCircle Emerging Artists Exhibition, Christie’s, Beverly Hills

Gio Ponti: Furnished Settings and Figuration, ACME, Los Angeles

In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida, Baby, Western Project, Los Angeles

 

2003

SIGGRAPH Traveling Art Exhibition, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland

SIGGRAPH, San Diego *

New American Talent 18, curated by D. Molon, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin *

 

2002   

Wild West, 4F Gallery, Los Angeles

MAKING, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

*  = catalogue

 

Public Collections:

Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

Fondazione Benetton, Treviso, Italy

Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

West Collection, Pennsylvania

Schwartz Art Collection, Harvard Business School, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

Teaching:

2008-09Lecturer, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

 

Bibliography:

2015

"The Art of Science, Technology, and the Environment", exhibition catalog, illustrated pp.24-25

2014   

Solomon, Serena. “Big Bang Simulator Inspires LES Art Exhibition,” DNAinfo New York, Feb. 3, 2014

 

2013  

Wyszpolski, Bondo. “It’s a Never-Ending Journey”, Easy Reader News, November 22, 2013

Storms, Sarah. “The Art of the Upgrade”, Lonny Magazine, May, 2013

 

2012

Roth, David M. “SF’s Triple-Play Art Fair Weekend”, Square Cylinder, May 10, 2012

 

2011

Meneguzzo, Marco. "Non Facit Saltus", essay in the catalogue, illustrated pg.9

 

2009

Borgenicht, Nicole. "Timothy Tompkins", Art Ltd., May 2009

Borgenicht, Nicole. "Timothy Tompkins", THE Art Magazine, June 2009

Meneghelli, Luigi. "Temporal Arcadia", essay in the catalogue, 2009    

Pozzati, Maura. "Timothy Tompkins and Morandi: After Still Life", essay in the catalogue, 2009

Verzotti, Giorgio. "Open Mind(s): collezionismo, comasco nel contemporaneo 1978-2008", essay in the catalogue, 2009

 

2008  

Kolber, Georgina, "The Horizon and the Interstate Sublime", depARTure, November 2008

 

2007  

Brooks, Amira, "Timothy Tompkins", LA Weekly, August 15, 2007 

Dambrot, Shana Nys, "Rogue Wave 07", Art Review, September 2007

Knight, Christopher, "45 Painters Under 45 – They Help Make the L.A. Scene", Los Angeles Times, December 2, 2007 

Knight, Christopher, "Glossy still lifes from retail’s rejects", Los Angeles Times, August 24, 2007 

Melrod, George, "Rogue Wave 07, Art Ltd., September 2007

Ollman, Leah, The Good Type of ‘Rogue’, Los Angeles Times, July 6, 2007

 

2006  

Meneghelli, Luigi, Left Overs, Essay in the catalogue, 2006

P. Frank, "Patrick Wilson, Timothy Tompkins, Chris Sauter", L.A. Weekly, January 2006

 

2005

R. Zone, "Timothy Tompkins", ArtScene, December 2005

Wagonfeld, Judy, "Artists turn the physical into the emotional in 'Natural Selection'", Seattle Post Intelligencer, June 17, 2005

 

2004

E. Sorokina, "Crude Oil Paintings", essay in the catalogue, 2004

 

2003

D. Molon, "New American Talent",  essay in the catalogue, 2003