Taylor O. Thomas American, b. 1990

EDUCATION
2019 MFA, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
2012   BA Magna Cum Laude, Studio Art, Davidson College, Davidson, NC
           Phi Beta Kappa
           Omicron Delta Kappa

SOLO & DUO* EXHIBITIONS

2021*TitleTBD,PIERMARQ*Gallery,Sydney,Australia(forthcomingMarch)
2020PeriodCommaSunset,LaunchF18,NewYorkCity,NY(forthcomingNovember) 

2018 Re-Lined, Sozo Gallery, Charlotte, NC
2017 *Over Rules, ARTicles Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL
2016 Taylor O. Thomas: The Chase, Arthouse3, Tampa, FL
2014 Taylor O. Thomas, Sozo Gallery, Carlotte, NC
2012 LifeLines,SmithGallery,Davidson,NC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2020 Spring to Action, Monica King Contemporary, online via Artsy.com
Mirror Eye, Young Space & Far x Wide at Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn, NY
2019 Two Silences Leaning Together, In/Passing, New York, NY
Future Starts Slow, Launch F18, New York, NY
Crocodile Tears, curated by Kate Mothes of Young Space, Morgan Fine Arts Building, Brooklyn, NY
Supper, Deli Grocery New York, Brooklyn, NY
Extra Butter, USF Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
2018   Small Things Considered, Leu Art Gallery: Belmont University, Nashville, TN
           I See an Omen, curated by Will Hutnick, Benaco Arte, Sirmione, Italy
           LaGrange Southeast Regional Exhibition, LaGrange Art Museum, LaGrange, GA
           Epigraphs, Carolyn M. Wilson Gallery, Tampa, FL
2017   Context II, Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, MO
           LA Artcore Annual Competition and Exhibition, Brewery Annex Gallery, LA, CA
           Contemporary Abstraction, Core New Art Space, Denver, CO
           41st Juried Student Art Exhibition, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
2015   Edge and Over, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA (Served as Co-Curator / PR Director)
           T.G.I.F., Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           Working Hypothesis, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA
           Home | Art Tour, The Road Gallery, New York, NY
2014   Influenced Art, Warehouse242 Gallery, Charlotte, NC
           Art, Design, and Everyday Objects, The Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville, TN
           Homegrown, Cornelius Art Center Gallery, Cornelius, NC
2013   SCAPES, Suntrust Gallery, Durham, NC
           Barnstormers Charity Auction, Organized by Brett James, Nashville, TN
2012   Alumni Art Exhibition, Ensworth Art Center Gallery, Nashville, TN
           Fresh Emerging Artists Exhibition, AVA Gallery, Chattanooga, TN

 

AWARDS, LECTURES, & RESIDENCIES
2020 Artist Residency, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT
2019 Artist Grant, The Haven Foundation, New York, NY
Artist Grant, Artists’ Fellowship, Inc., New York, NY
Guest Speaker on Abstract Expressionism: A Social Revolution, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
Inaugural Grant Winner, Innovate Artist Grants
2018 Publication Juror, Friend of the Artist, Volume 8, Fall 2018 Issue
Artist Residency, Deli Grocery New York, Queens, NY
2017   Guest Lecturer, Parsons School of Art and Design, New York, NY
           Publication Fellowship, Peripheral Vision, Issue 7: Salon 2017

           Publication Juror, Friend of the Artist, Fall 2017 Issue
           Artist Residency, Benaco Arte, Sirmione, Italy
           Residency Fellowship, Benaco Arte, Sirmione Italy
           Larsen & Palmer MFA Travel Grant, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
           Painting Award, 41st Juried Student Art Exhibition, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
2016   Shortlist Artist, International Emerging Artist Award, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2015   Distinguished Artist, ArtAscent: Art and Literature Journal. Vol 13.
2014   Artist Residency, MassArt: Art New England, Bennington, VT   with Artist: Cullen
           Washington, Jr.
           Regional Artist Project Grant, Arts and Science Council, Charlotte, NC