Cara Tomlinson

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CARA TOMLINSON
www.caratomlinson.com

EDUCATION: Bennington College, BA, University of Oregon, MFA

SELECTED EXHIBITS

2019
withinwithout, Roger W. Roger Gallery, Willamette University, Salem, OR.

BDDW Annex Gallery, New York, NY.

2018
Within and Without, Perry & Carlson Gallery, Mt. Vernon, WA.
Esteem, North Santiam Gallery, Linn Benton College, Albany, OR.

2017
Liberal, Kittredge Gallery, University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA.
Color Theory: Contemporary Abstraction, Perry & Carlson Gallery, Mt. Vernon, WA.
Views from Oregon: 16 Artists, Ucross Foundation Art Gallery, Clearmont, WY.

2016
Props & Propositions, ArtWorks Gallery, Corvallis, OR.

2015
Unfiltered Kilter: Heidi Schwegler, Carl Diehl, Cara Tomlinson, White Box Gallery, Portland, OR.

2014
Inside of an Outside: Cara Tomlinson & Filip Van Kerckhoeven, Work Place Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.

2013
Inside Armature, Carr Gallery, Willard Art Center, Idaho Falls, ID.

2012
Adjacent Possibles: Paintings, Sculptures and Video, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA.
Paintings and Sculpture, Fairbanks Art Gallery, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR.
Skype Sklptr Studio, (collaboration with Susan Robb) Cornish Gallery, Cornish College for the Arts, Seattle, WA.
Centering the Margin, Root Division Gallery, San Francisco, CA.
Biotic Semiotics: Drawing on Signs from Nature, Allan Priebe Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Michelle Grabner curator.

2011
One to Other, Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN. (catalog)
Sums: New Work, Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery for Contemporary Art, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR. (catalog)
Occupied: small paintings, works on paper and objects, North View Gallery, PCC-Sylvania, Portland, OR.
One and Many, Art in the Governor’s Office, State Capitol Building, Salem, OR.
Game Theory, Cornish Gallery, Cornish College Of Art, Seattle, WA. Curated by: Cable Griffith (catalog)

2010
Color/Colour: Ron Graff and Cara Tomlinson, Cannon Gallery, Western Oregon State University, Monmouth, OR.
Somewhere and Nowhere: 12 paintings, Los Medanos College Art Gallery, Oakland, CA. Curated by: David Tallitsch
Drawing Discourse; National Contemporary Juried Drawing Exhibition, University of North Carolina-Asheville.
Play for Keeps, The Tribute Gallery, Portland, OR. Curated by: Elizabeth Lamb.

2009
Bins Lab 3: Added Value, Salem Art Association Project Space II, Salem, OR.
Simple Difficulties: new paintings and works on paper, Lower Columbia College Gallery, Rose Center for the Arts, WA.
The Grid, MP5 Gallery, Portland, OR. Curated by: TJ Norris
Considered Space, Archer Gallery, Clark College Vancouver, WA. Curated by: Marjorie Hirsch

2008
Bins Lab 2: Second Growth, Soil Gallery Video Installation, Seattle, WA.
Bins Lab 1: Things Never Die, Portland Building Video Installation, Portland, OR.

2007
New Paintings, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR.
Faculty Exhibit, Hoffman Gallery, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, OR.
Art Slate 2007, Condon, OR. Curated by Henry Sayre

2006
Eye to Eye: Drawings and Paintings, Art and Cultures Gallery, Alverno College, Milwaukee, WI.
Ever Visiting, L.E. Philips Memorial Gallery, Eau Claire, WI.

2005
Mapping, Art + Literature Laboratory, Erector Square Gallery, New Haven, CT.
Forward! Wisconsin Art Now, Charles Allis/Villa Terrace Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI. Curated: Eliza Smith, COCA Chicago
Wisconsin Biennial, Anderson Center, Kenosha, WI. Juried by: Lynn Warren, Curator, Chicago Contemporary Art Museum

2004
The Conversation Piece (Video Installation Collaboration with Sean Regan), Earlville Opera House Gallery, Hamilton, NY.

2003
One Thing & Another: The Subject of Digital Objects (Mel Friedling, Cara Tomlinson, Jane Marsching), Kirkland Art Center, Clinton, NY.
New Paintings: Cara Tomlinson, Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI.
The Conversation Piece (Video Installation Collaboration with Sean Regan), Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA.
Going In Circles, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.
8 Hour Drawings IV, Allegheny College Bowman and Penelec Galleries, Meadville, PA.
Embedded, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
Multisensory: Visual Responses to Memory and Synesthesia, Hera Gallery, Wakefield, RI.
Contemporary Drawing 2003, T.W. Gallery and Arts Center, Vermont College, Montpelier, VT.

2002
One to Another: Systems and Processes, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR.
Stratified, Artists Image Resource Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA.
Text and Texture, 6th Annual Saltonstall Show, State of the Art Gallery, Ithaca, NY.

2001
Girl Thing (Marion Wilson, Melanie Franklin, Cara Tomlinson), Spark Gallery, Syracuse, NY.
Drawings, Portland Repertory Theater Gallery, Portland, OR.

2000
New Paintings, Mark Woolley Gallery, Portland, OR.
Paintings: Cara Tomlinson, Edith Barret Art Gallery, Utica College, Utica, NY.
Everson Biennial, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY. Curator: Joe Amrhein, Pierogi2000.

 

GRANTS, AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS AND RESIDENCIES

2019
Ucross Foundation Residency, Ucross, WY.
Ford Family Foundation Residency Support Grant
2018
Yaddo Foundation Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY (granted)
Faculty Research Grant, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR.
2017
Whiteley Center Residency, Friday Harbor, WA.
Faculty Research Grant, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR.
2015
Willapa Bay Artist in Residency Program, Oysterville, WA.
2013
Career Opportunity Grant, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR.
Ucross Foundation Residency, Ucross, WY.
Ford Family Foundation Residency Support Grant
2012
Individual Artist Fellowship, Oregon Arts Commission, OR.
Juror’s Prize, Biotic Semiotics, Allen Priebe Art Gallery, University of WI.
2009
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellowship, VA.
2008
Portland Building Installation Grant,Regional Arts and Culture Council,Portland.
2007
Professional Development Grant, Regional Arts and Culture Council, Portland, OR.
2005
Margaret Rahill Memorial Award, Forward! Wisconsin Art Now
Anderson Center for Interdisciplinary Studies Residency
Alverno College Exhibition Award, Wisconsin Artists Biennial
2002
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Residency
2001
Constance Saltonstall Residency, Ithaca, NY.

 

PUBLICATIONS (Print and Online)

2019
9th International Painting Annual, ed. Franz, Manifest Creative Research Gallery Publication.
2018
FOA (Friend of the Artist), vol. 5, juried, Online and in print, 2018
2016
Views from Oregon (Artists and Ford Foundation Color Catalog). Invitational. Essay by Tad Savinar
2015
Workuntitled, Miami, FL. Interview and Images http://workuntitled.com/
2011
New American Paintings, No. 97 Pacific Coast Issue, juried by Anne Ellegood, curator Hammer Museum, CA.
1st International Painting Annual, ed. Franz, Manifest Creative Research Gallery Publication.
Cara Tomlinson, Sums: New Work, catalog, essays by: Mark Alice Durant, Hamlett Dobbins, Hoffman Gallery.
The Intention of Chance, catalog for the Exhibition: Game Theory, Cable Griffith, Cornish College of the Arts.
2010
Waste Book: Documenting Bins Lab, 2007-2009, catalog, 104 pages.
2009
Emerge, Midwest Art Zine, April 2009, vol. 2, issue 2. pp. 10-11.
2004
Audette, Anna, ed. 100 Creative Drawing Ideas, Shambhala Press, 2004. pp. 123-124.

COLLECTIONS
Fidelity Investments Corporate Art Collection, Boston, MA.
Stoel Rives LLP, Portland, OR.
Ronna Hoffman Gallery of Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR.
Private collections: Antwerp, Belgium; New York, NY; Santa Fe, NM, San Francisco, CA; Portland, OR; Baltimore, MD

REPRESENTATION

BDDW, New York, NY.