artist & studio furniture maker: TOMMY SIMPSON
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What Is That You Said?, TS 2004, Gouache, 22"x22"



TOMMY SIMPSON:   Selected Resume
(Full Resume Upon Request)


EDUCATION:

Cranbrook Academy of Art


M.F.A, Painting


1964
 
 
 
 
 
 
AWARDS:

Furniture Society 
Asheville, NC

American Craft Council
New York, NY

National Endowment 
for the Arts
Washington, DC
 
 
 
 
 
Award of 
Distinction

Fellow Award


NEA Grant
 
 
 
 
 
 
2006


1997


1978
 
 
 
 
 
 
AUTHORED BOOKS:

Two Looks to Home
Boston, MA

Hand and Home
Boston, MA

Fantasy Furniture
New York, NY
 
 
 
 
 
 

Bulfinch Press


Bulfinch Press


Reinhold Publishing
 
 
 
 
 
 

1999


1994


1967

INSTALLATIONS:

Museum of Arts & Design
New York, NY

DeCordova Museum
Lincoln, MA

American Craft Museum
New York, NY

American Craft Musuem
New York, NY

Wadsworth Athenaeum
Hartford, CT

 
 
 
 
 
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:

Gallery NAGA
Boston, MA
 
Fuller Craft Museum
Brockton, MA
 
 
 
 
Von Liebig Art Center
Naples, FL
 
Ocean Reef Art league,
Ocean Reef, FL
 
Gallery NAGA
Boston, MA

Leo Kaplan Modern
New York, NY

Jack Olson Gallery
N. Illinois University
De Kalb, IL

Leo Kaplan Modern
New York, NY

Lowe Art Gallery
Syracuse, NY

Fuller Museum
Brockton, MA

Lighthouse Center
for the Arts
Tequesta, FL

Leo Kaplan Modern
New York, NY

Herron Gallery,
Contemporary Art Center
Indianapolis, IN

DeCordova Museum
Lincoln, MA

Society for Contemporary Crafts
Pittsburgh, PA

Leo Kaplan Modern
New York, NY

Mattatuck Museum
Waterbury, CT

Kohler Arts Center
Sheboygan, WI

Parish Museum
Southampton, NY

Ella Sharp Museum
Jackson, MI

Cranbrook Museum
Bloomfield Hills, MI

Wadsworth Athenaeum
Hartford, CT

Crossroads Gallery
Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

 
 
 
Garden of the Heart


The Gift


Room Installation


The American Room
 

Vertilogical


 
 
 
 
 

 

Picnic in the Park
 
 
Stories We Tell: Love
Letters to the Natural World
 
 
Hand * Heart * Home
 
 
Art of Tommy Simpson
 
 
Totally Tommy


Heartsongs


Overview



Milestones


Garden of the Heart








 
 
 
 
 
 
































 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2000


1999


1982


1981


1971

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

2015
 
 
2014
 
 
 
 
2012
 
 
2012
 
 
2011


2007


2004



2004


2003


2003


2003



1994


1994



1994


1993


1992


1986


1982


1970


1970


1970


1970


1969
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
     
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
 
SOFA Chicago
Scott Jacobson Gallery, NYC
 
John Michael Kohler Arts Center
Sheboygan, WI
 
Peters Valley Gallery
Layton, NJ
 
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, MA
 
Made in Massachusetts
Fuller Craft Museum, MA
 
SOFA Chicago
Scott Jacobson Gallery, NYC
 
Racine Art Museum
Racine, WI
 
Center for Art In Wood
Philadelphia, PA
 
Museum of Art & Design
New York, NY
 
Messler Gallery
Rockport, ME

Fuller Craft Museum
Brockton MA

Cape Cod Museum of Art
Dennis, MA

Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, MA

Racine Art Museum
Racine, WI

Renwick Gallery
Smithsonian American
Art Museum
Washington, DC

Savannah College of Art
Savannah, GA

Chazen Museum of Art
Madison, WI

Wellington B. Grey Gallery
Greenville, NC

Palm Beach Community College
Palm Beach, FL

Florida Museum of
Contemporary Art
Palm Beach, FL

Neuberger Museum of Art
Purchase, NY

American Craft Museum
New York, NY

Portland Art Museum
Portland OR

Madison Art Center
Madison, WI

American Craft Museum
New York, NY

Wharton Esherick Museum
Paoli, PA

Mattatuck Museum
Waterbury, CT

Crafts Council of Ireland
Dublin, Ireland

DeCordova Museum
Lincoln, MA

Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, MA

Renwick Gallery
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC

Oakland Museum
Oakland, CA

International Traveling Exhibition

National Traveling Exhibition

Wadsworth Athenaeum
Hartford, CT

Southern Ohio Museum
Portsmouth, OH

Renwick Gallery
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC

American Crafts Museum
New York, NY

Theo Portnoy Gallery
New York, NY

Xerox Corporation
Rochester, NY

Herbert F. Johnson Museum
Ithaca, NY

Renwick Gallery
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC

Georges Pompidou Center
Paris, France

Fairtree Gallery
New York, NY

Museum of Contemporary Crafts
New York, NY

International Traveling Exhibition

Chicago Art Institute
Chicago, IL

Museum West
San Francisco, CA

Museum of Contemporary Crafts
New York, NY

Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago, IL

 
 
 
2014
 
 
2014
 
 
2014
 
 
2013
 
 
2013
 
 
2013
 
 
2012
 
 
2011
 

2009


2009


2008


2007


2007
 
 
2004

 
2004
 
 
 

2002


2002


2002


1997

 
1997


1997
 
 
1995


1995


1995


1995


1995


1995


1992


1989


1989



1989

 
 
1989
 
 
 
1989-1993
 
1983

1981-82


1979


1978
 

1978


1977


1976


1976



1975
 

1975


1974


1972
 
 
1972-74


1969


1967

1966
 
 
1961
 
 
 
 
 
 
COLLECTIONS & COMMISSIONS:

Children's Museum
Bridgeport, CT

Hirshhorn Museum
Smithsonian Institute
Washington, DC

Mattatuck Museum
Waterbury, CT

Museum of Arts & Design
New York, NY

Museum of Fine Arts
Wornik Collection
Boston, MA

Nelson Fine Arts Center
Arizona State University
Phoenix, AZ

New Britain Museum
of American Art
New Britain, CT

Racine Art Museum
Racine, WI

Renwick Gallery
Smithsonian American Art Museum
Washington, DC

Wadsworth Athenaeum
Hartford, CT
 
 
 
 
 


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