Supplement, 2011, plaster, oil, wood on step stool

Biography and Discussion of the Work

Cara Tomlinson (b.San Francisco, USA) works in painting, drawing, video and sculpture simultaneously. Her work has been shown in group and solo shows in museums and galleries throughout the US and recently in Antwerp, Belgium. She is a recipient of numerous artist residency fellowships, an Individual Artist Fellowship from the Oregon Arts Commission and professional development grants. She has held teaching positions at many universities and colleges, including University of Wisconsin, Syracuse University and University of Iowa. Currently Tomlinson lives and works in Portland, Oregon, where she is an associate professor of painting at Lewis and Clark College. She earned her undergraduate degree from Bennington College and her M.F.A. from the University of Oregon.