Tom Gormally Sculpture Resume

EDUCATION

MFA   Wichita State University - December 1979, Wichita, Kansas

BFA    Minneapolis College of Art and Design - 1973-1977, Minneapolis, Minnesota

California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California, 1975-1976

Sculpture Major University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota: Fine Arts Major, 1967-1968

SELECTED ONE-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016 ? OR BUST, METHOD Gallery, Seattle, WA

2004 Standard Deviations, Solomon Fine Art Inc, Seattle, WA

2003 Portals, Solomon Fine Art Inc., Seattle, WA

1999 Cells and Structures, Cornish School of the Arts, Seattle, WA

         Cell Studies, Two Bells, Seattle, WA

1996 Myths & Monuments, Lead Gallery, Seattle, WA

1992 Tom Gormally, Marcia McCoy Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1985 Tom Gormally: Sculptures, Paintings and Drawings, Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Museum Seven Year Overview, Sponsored by the Blanden Charitable Foundation, the NEA, and the Iowa Arts Council

1984 Tom Gormally, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

1979 Monuments, Clayton Staples Gallery, Wichita, Kansas

1979 Tom Gormally, Reuben Saunders Gallery, Wichita, Kansas

SELECTED INVITATIONAL GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016 Bellwether 2016: Confluence, National Sculpture Exhibition, Bellevue, WA

         35 Live: CoCA Members Show, CoCA at Rubix, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

2014 Bellwether 2014: ReConnect, National Sculpture Exhibition, Bellevue, WA

2012 Bellwether 2012: reGeneration, National Sculpture Exhibition, Bellevue, WA

2008 Bent, Turned & Fabricated, BCC Gallery Space, Bellevue, WA 2008

          Equestrian Art, The Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, IA

2006 I Love the ‘Burbs', The Katonah Museum of Art, NY, catalogue

2005 Crime Scene, Soil Gallery, Seattle

           What Did Puck Say?, Heidi Cho Gallery, NYC, NY

           TORA, Fourth Annual, Skagit Valley, WA

2004 Domicile, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

          Two Person Show, Solomon Fine Art, Seattle, WA

          Just a Taste, Monarch Contemporary Art Center, Tenino, WA

2003 Summer Stock, Dennis Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO

          Two Person Show, Solomon Fine Art, Seattle, WA

2002 Tranquillity, Solomon Fine Art Inc., Seattle, WA

          Now Opening, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2001 Wood, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1999 Horsehead International Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Belfast, Ireland

         Horsehead International Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Seattle, WA

1998 Horsehead International Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Seattle, WA

         New Works, Noodle Works, Seattle, WA

1997 Horsehead International Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Seattle, WA

         CARBO Invitational, Seattle, WA

         Wood, Francine Seders Gallery, Seattle, WA

1996 Angels and Small Works, Lead Gallery, Seattle, WA

1995 Horsehead International Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Seattle, WA

1994 New Acquisitions, SAFECO Insurance Company Collection, Seattle, WA

1991 Marcia McCoy Gallery of Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico

1987 A Kansas Collection, 2 year tour, to the following museums:National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington, DC Kansas City Arts Coalition, Kansas City, KS; Sioux City Arts Center, Sioux City, IA; Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS; Visual Arts Center Gallery, Fort Hays State University, Hays, KS; Springfield Art Museum, Springfield, Missouri

         Selections from the Collection of the New York Chemical Bank, New York Chemical Bank, New York, NY

1986 The Homecoming Exhibit: - 29 Iowa Born Artists, 2 year tour: University of Northern Iowa, Gallery of Art, Cedar Falls, IA; Sioux City Center, Sioux City, IA; Des Moines ArtCenter, Des Moines, IA; Mason City Art Center, Mason City, IA; Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, IA; Muscatine Art Center, Muscatine, IA

         Four NEA/MAAA Sculpture Award Winners, University of Nebraska Gallery of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska, visiting artist

         A Kansas Bestiary, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, KS

         Four NEA/MAA Sculpture Award Winners, Norman Eppick Art Center, Emporia State University, Emporia, Kansas

         Directions: Personal Iconography, Spiva Art Center, Joplin, Missouri

         Kansas Six, Mulvane Art Center, Topeka, Kansas

         Chicago International Art Exposition, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

1985 Chicago International Art Exposition, Navy Pier, Chicago, Illinois

         Lanexa National Sculpture Exhibition, Lanexa, Kansas, Honorable Mention

1984 Kansas Four, Mulvane Art Center, Topeka, Kansas; Best of Show

1983 Thanking the Muse, University of Wisconsin Gallery of Art, Eau Claire, WI

         Art Circus: New Talent, Barry Richards Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

1982 Eleven Artists: New Directions, Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

         Mid-Four, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, Curator: Diane Waldmen, Deputy Director of the Solomon            R. Guggenheim, Museum of Art, New York, New York

1979 New Talent, Morgan Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri

1978 20TH Annual Eight State Sculpture and Painting Invitational, Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

COMMISSIONS

2006 Eve, private residence, sculpture commission, Issaquah, WA

1999 Watching the River Flow, Laganside Corporation, Belfast, Northern Ireland

GRANTS AND AWARDS

2015 Artist Trust Fellowship, Artist Trust, Seattle, WA

1999 International Residencies for Artists, New York, New York, travel grant

1985 NEA/MAAA Fellowship in Sculpture

1985 Lanexa National Sculpture Exhibition, Lenexa Kansas, Honorable Mention

1984 Kansas Four: Mulvane Art Center, Best of Show, Curated by William Struve

SELECTED ARCHIVES, ARTICLES, AND REVIEWS

'Bellwether 2014: Connect', Arts Section, Seattle Times, June 30, 2014

‘Crime Scene at Soil Art Gallery,’ The Vroom Journal, Seattle, WA, November 2006

Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris, France - 'HorseHead Art Project at Sand Point' Library of Congress, Washington, DC -‘Blandon Memorial Art Museum Catalogue' 'Hot Ticket', The Seattle Times, (Friday, March 7, 2003): p. 48H

‘”Domicile”: Home is where the art is,’ Sheila Farr, Seattle Times, July 2, 2004, pg 43

‘Hot Ticket,’ The Seattle Times (Friday, March 7, 2003): p.48H

Allyn Cantor: ‘Tom Gormally: Portals,’ Preview, The Gallery Guide, Feb -March 2003, cover page

'Hot Ticket', The Seattle Times (Friday, December 13, 2002): p48H

Bud Norman: 'Artists Return Home for WSU Alumni Show',The Wichita Eagle,

December 7, 2002, Sheila Farr: ‘Northwest Wood,’ The Seattle Post Intelligencer, April 13, 2001

‘Northwest Wood,’ Art Access, Seattle, WA, April 2001 issue

BBC Television, interview, midday and evening report, August 13, 1999

Neil Johnston: ‘Belfast to blossom with outdoor art’, Belfast Telegraph, Ireland, August 13, 1999

Matthew Kangas: Sculpture Magazine - HorseHead Exhibition – Review, Fall '98

Douglas McLennan: 'HorseHead Artists Exhibit Quite a Ride', Seattle PIAugust 10, 1998

Matthew Kangas: 'Naval Gazing', HorseHead Sculpture Project, Seattle TimesAugust 20, 1998

Gwen Wilson: 'Horsehead '98 at SandPoint', Art Access, September 1998

Russ Zabel: 'Horsehead Goes Urban at SandPoint', Queen Anne News, August 5,

1999 Matthew Kangas: Sculpture Magazine - HorseHead Exhibition - November 1997

Matthew Kangas: 'Wood', Seattle Times, June 19 1997

Shelia Farr: 'Wood', Seattle Weekly, June 18 1997

Shelia Farr: 'Wonderland', Gormally, Seattle Weekly, November 12 1996

Jane Eby: 'A Kansas Bestiary', The New Art Examiner, Chicago, April 1987

Jane Eby: 'Wichitia Artists Share Optimisim and Independence Fighting the Good Fight in Kansas', The New Art Examiner, Chicago, February

1986 Richard Leslie: 'Dream State', The New Art Examiner, Chicago, June 1985

Elliot Nusbaum: 'Gormally on Man, Nature', The Des Moines Register, December 23, 1984

Donald Hoffman: 'Paintings of Vigor and Energy', The Kansas City Star JournalJune 17, 1984

Nancy Nowick: 'Wichitan Wins Kansas Four', Topeka Capital Journal, February 8, 1984

Fran Addington: 'Looking at Art', The Minneapolis Star', June 19, 1983

Robert C Morgan: 'New Art for the Decade Ahead', The Wichitan, Wichita, KS, January 1980

Dorothy Belden: 'Balanced Art Mirrors Life's Ups and Downs: Gormally Riding the See Saw of Life', The Wichita Eagle Beacon', June 6, 1979

CATALOGUES AND BOOKS

Studio Visit, Volume 10, 2010, The Open Studios Press

100 Artists of the West Coast II, by Tina Skinner, Schiffer Publishing, 2009

Studio Visit, Volume 8, 2009, The Open Studios Press

Born in Iowa, The Homecoming Exhibit,’ The Iowa Arts Council 1987 - Catalogue; Essay - 'Towards an Expanded Regionalism' - Eleanor Heartney; Essay – 'Of Recognition and Reknowing' – Daniel Stetson

Four MAAA Sculpture Winners, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE, 1986; Essay - Douglas Ross

A Kansas Collection- essays by Patrick Rowley, 1987

Thomas Patrick Gormally: A Selection of Sculpture, Paintings and Drawings,’ published by Blanden Memorial Art Museum; Essay, Robert C Morgan: ‘Tom Gormally, Architectonics and Archetypes'

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

SAFECO Insurance Company, Seattle, WA

Chemical Bank of New York, New York, NY

Blanden Memorial Art Museum, Fort Dodge, Iowa