Curriculum Vitae

 TOM DENLINGER

tdenling@depaul.edu

tdenli@saic.edu

web: tomdenlinger.com

MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago  1983

BA California State University, Hayward, California  1978

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018    Free Space/In Estasi, ART3160, Venice, Italy

2017    Tom Denlinger, Randy Alexander Gallery, Chicago, IL

2016    Ekstatic Edgewater, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2015    Piazza, CTA Red Line, Jarvis stop, permanent installation. Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago

2012    Cielo: Rome e Chicago, VerA, Rome, Italy

2012    Artists Connect: Tom Denlinger  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2009    Lo Sguardo di Pavese: Le colline intorno, il demone dentro

CEPAM (Centro Pavesiano Museo Casa Natale), Santo Stefano Belbo, Italy

2008    Rowland Contemporary, Chicago, IL

2008    Imperfect Recall, Chicago Academy of Sciences Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago, IL

2002    Plenum, Tom Blackman Associates, Chicago, IL

2001    Castelli di Fiori, Castelli d’Acqua, Installation, Watertower City Gallery, Chicago

2000    Barbara Von Stechow Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany

2000    Ten In One Gallery, New York, NY

1998    Ten In One Gallery, Chicago, IL

Uncomfortable Spaces, Frankfurt Art Fair, Frankfurt, Germany

1996    Kunstlerhaus e.V., Hamburg, Germany

1995    Ten In One Gallery, Chicago, IL

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PERFORMANCES

2021    Trees Give Us Life, Arsenale Nord, Venice, Italy

2020    Art In Place, Terrain, Oak Park, IL
2019    Elmdale 01, Permanent Installation, The Music School, DePaul University, Chicago, IL
2019    Terrain Biennial, Oak Park, IL
2014    When Worlds Collide: the Prokaryotic Kingdom of Monera, Terrain,                     704 S Highland, Oak Park, IL 
2013    Streamlines, Mahaprajapati Temple, Vaishali, India
2013    Faculty Exhibition (juried), DePaul Art Museum, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

2012    Sic Transit Gloria Mundi, Industry of the Ordinary “Portrait Project”

2011    Skyline, 310 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago

2011    Faculty Exhibition, DePaul Art Museum, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

2010    House-Warming NR.VII, artEmbassy, Berlin-Mitte, Germany

2008    In Sede: Che Schatto!, Department of Cultural Affairs, City of Turin, Italy; The Third Mind, “Memorials to Future Catastrophes,” video / sound collaborative work, Brooklyn Lyceum, Brooklyn, NY

2006    Sonic Impact, New Music Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL Oct. 28-29, 2006: Yago, a video / sound collaboration with composer Gene Coleman

2005    Location Matters, artMbassy, Berlin, Germany; First part of a two-part collaborative exhibition with four Chicago-based artists and four artists based in Berlin, Germany; Kyoto In_Ex., Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, World Music Festival; Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL

2004    Yago, Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Soundfield Festival of New Music; International Currents Gallery, John David Mooney Foundation, Chicago, IL

Photography, Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, benefit exhibition.

Fine Words Butter No Cabbage, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

2003    Yago, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany, Transsonic Festival of New Music

2002    ArtCouncil (Artadia) Awards Show, Gallery 312, Chicago, IL, 2002, Artadia Organization

2001    Sight, Site, Insight, Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL

1999    Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI

1997    Art Exchange, Downtown Alliance for NY,  New  York, NY

Distractions, Tom Blackman Assoc., Chicago

1996    Uncomfortable Spaces, ARCO, Madrid, Spain

1995    Pure Hinterland, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

Pressed for Time.Shin Se Gae Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Residue, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL

1994    Location, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

Little Things, Art In General, New York, NY

1993    In Flux, Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL.

The Landscape Show, Tom Blackman Associates, Chicago, IL

Tom Denlinger-Luke Dohner, Ten In One Gallery, Chicago, IL

1992    The Landscape: Subject of Renewed Scrutiny, Foster Gallery, Univ. of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI

Address, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

1991    Divide and Multiply, NAME Gallery, Chicago, IL

1988    Reliable Machines, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

1986    Installations, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

1983    80th Chicago and Vicinity Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL,  Alibi, Moming Dance and Arts Center, Chicago, IL; set design, dance performance

1977    Palo Alto Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Palo Alto, California

PUBLICATIONS

2020    Imperfect Recall: Recollecting the GDR, Cecilia Novero, ed., Univ. of New Zealand, Otago, NZ
2010    Financial District: Mirror Stage – 16 Suggested Positions for the Middle Class, Center    for Functional Recuperation, Chicago, IL
2009    The Exquisite Corpse: Chance and Collaboration in Surrealism’s Parlor Game Tom Denlinger, Kanta Kochar Lindgren, and Davis Schneiderman, eds. University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, NE
1992    Territorial by Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

REVIEWS AND CATALOGS

2017    “Tom Denlinger’s More-than-Human Photography,” Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture, Issue  41, Summer, 2017, United Kingdom, interview by Cecilia Novero, University of Otago, New Zealand.

2009    Art in  America, February, “Tom Denlinger at Rowland Contemporary,” Susan Snodgrass

2008    Artforum online, 15 June, “Tom Denlinger,” Alicia Eler

2008    New City, 22 May, “Tom Denlinger,” Michael Weinstein

2008    Chicago Tribune, 7 March, ‘Where color borders on danger and landscape is reduced to essentials,” Alan Artner

2007    La Repubblica, 17 November, “La Fotografia,” Marina Paglieri

2007    In Sede: Che Scatto, 15 November, catalog essay by Francesco Poli

2006    Location Uncertain, NIU Gallery, DeKalb, IL, exhibition catalog, essay by Bertha Husband

2005    Berliner Morgenpost, “Location Matters,” Mbassy Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2004    Subjective Realities, Revco Collection catalog

2002    Catalog for The ArtCouncil Awards Show, Artadia Organization

2001    New Art Examiner, April: “Tom Denlinger,” John Brunetti

2000    Tom Denlinger, exhibition catalog, essay by Hamza Walker

Frankfurt Allgemeine, November 4: “Blauen Himmel über Chikago,” Marc Peschko

1998    Art In America, October: “Tom Denlinger,” Susan Snodgrass

1998    New Art Examiner, September: “Tom Denlinger,” Ellen Steinberg

1997    Chicago Tribune, May: “Distraction,” Alan Artner

1996    Szene (Hamburg, Germany), August: “Dunkles Lachen,” Julia Mummenhof

1995    New Art Examiner, December:  “Tom Denlinger,” Jason Greenberg

Art Papers,  Nov.-Dec.: “Tom Denlinger,” Jennifer Riddell

1994    New Art Examiner, June: “Refried,” Michael Bulka

Chicago Tribune, May 13: “Of What Use?,” David McCracken

Hyde Park Herald, March 16: “Blurring the Lines Between Art

and the Everyday,” Cara Glatt

1992    Crain’s Chicago Business, Feb.10: “Address” Editor’s Choice

1991    Chicago Tribune, March 1: “Divide Delves into Serial and Atomistic

Art,” David McCracken

1988    Chicago Tribune, April 22: “Gallery Scene,” David McCracken

INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTIONS

MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, IL                            Blackstone Hotel, Chicago, IL

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL                 JP Morgan Chase, New York, NY

DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL                                Bank of America, Chicago, IL

City of Chicago, Edgebrook library, Chicago, IL         Molinette Hospital, Turin, Italy

Chicago Transit Authority, Chicago, IL                       Telos, SpA, Rome, Italy

University of Iowa                                                       Art Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL      Notebaert Nature Museum, Chicago, IL

GRANTS, AWARDS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2014    Chicago Transit Authority, Red Line, Artists Fellowship, Chicago, IL

2009    Governor’s International Exchange Award, Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL

2004    Japan Study Center, Earlham College, Lake Forest College video project, in Kyoto, Japan

2003    Japan Study Center, Earlham College, Lake Forest College video project, in Kyoto, Japan

2003    ACM, ACS, GLCAI, Tri-Consortial Global Partners Project, three-week seminar, Moscow and St. Petersburg, Russia

2003    Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL Individual Artist Fellowship

2002    Artadia Foundation, New York, NY, Individual Artist Fellowship

2002    Midwest Instructional Technology Center, Ann Arbor, MI

2002    ACM Development Grant, Exquisite Corpse Collaborative Project

1996    Kunstlerhaus e.V. Hamburg, Germany, Visiting Artist (July –August)

1990    Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL, Individual Artist Fellowship

1985    Illinois Arts Council, Chicago, IL, Individual Artist Fellowship

PRESENTATIONS, CONFERENCES, AND WORKSHOPS (abbreviated)

2018    Tom Denlinger, DePaul Art Museum, DePaul University, Chicago, IL

2017    Photography and Literature, Institute of Arts, Turin, Italy

2016    Tom Denlinger, Notre Dame University, South Bend, Indiana

2012    Artists Connect: Tom Denlinger at the Art Institute of Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2006    &Now Lake Forest College Literary and Arts Festival, Lake Forest College,

Lake Forest, IL

2005    Media, New, Grinnell College, Grinnell, IA, June 7-9. “Exquisite Corpse Project.”

2004    &Now, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, April 5-7

2003    Teaching and Learning with Technology in the Humanities, Midwest Instructional Technology Center, hosted at Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

CURATOR, JUROR, COMMITTEE AND BOARD MEMBER

1997-2005  Gallery 312, Chicago, IL, Programming Committee.

2004           De Paul University, Annual Student Exhibition, juror and guest speaker.

2000          City of Chicago Public Art Program, Project Advisory Panel.

1993-1996  Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, Chairman, Exhibitions Committee.

1992-1994  New Art Examiner, Chicago, IL, board member.

Contact:

Tom Denlinger

Department of Printmedia

School of the Art Institute of Chicago

tdenli@artic.edu

The Art School at Depaul

DePaul University, Chicago, IL

tdenling@depaul.edu

cell: 773. 865-4885