tom martinelli

tom martinelli
born: Queens, NY
lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico
 
www.tominelli.com 
martinelli.tom@gmail.com
 
education
1986  MFA Hunter College, NYC
1981  BFA School of Visual Arts, NYC

solo exhibitions
2014   Stripe Paintings, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe NM
2013   Out of Register, David Richard Gallery
1998   Derek Eller Gallery, NYC

1994   Bill Maynes Contemporary Arts, NYC

1992   Julian Pretto Gallery, NYC

1991   Julian Pretto Gallery

1991   White Columns, NYC

selected group exhibitions
2017
- The Color and The Shape, Dord Fitz Gallery, West Texas A&M University

2016
- Accidental Photography, Axle Contemporary, Santa Fe NM

2015    
Re-Op: ‘The Responsive Eye’ Fifty Years After, David Richard Gallery Santa Fe NM

2013
- "Julian Pretto Gallery" Minus Space Brooklyn NY
 
2012
- Seeing Red David Richard Gallery Santa Fe NM
- New Mexico Showcase 516 Arts Albuquerque NM
 
2011
- Particles and Orbs PHiL SPACE Santa Fe NM



2010

- Face it: Photographic Portraiture PHiL SPACE Santa Fe NM

 
2006
- The Shape of Jazz Clifford Chance NYC
 
2005
- Good Vibrations MacKenzie Fine Art NYC

2002
- Grey Paula Cooper Gallery NYC
- Need to Know Basis Geoffrey Young Gallery Great Barrington, MA 
- Hunter College Faculty Exhibition, Leubsdorfer Gallery NYC



2001
- Post-Hypnotic
Mass Art Massachusetts College of Art, Boston MA
University Galleries University Of Illinois at Normal

The MAC Dallas TX

The Chicago Cultural Center Chicago IL

The Tweed Museum University of Minnesota University Galleries

The Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati OH
The Atlanta College of Art Gallery Atlanta GA
SECCA Winston-Salem NC
Philharmonic Center for the Arts Naples FL

- Minimalennialism Jim Kempner Gallery NYC


- Open Studio 01 Elizabeth Foundation Studio Center NYC

1999
- Pattern James Graham and Sons NYC



1998
Drawings James Graham and Sons

- Pierogi 2000 Kunstlerhaus Vienna, Austria
Pierogi Goes to College Bard College Rhinebeck NY
- Works by Brooklyn Artists Second Street Gallery Charlottesville VA



1997
- Current Undercurrent 
Brooklyn Museum of Art, curated by Charlotta Kotik
- New York Drawers Gasworks London, England.
- New York Drawers Corner House Manchester, England 
- All The Things You Are Geoffrey Young Gallery

 Great Barrington MA
- Abstraction INDEX Condeso/Lawler Gallery NYC
Art on Paper Weatherspoon Gallery University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair
 Los Angeles CA/Miami FL, Gina Fiore Fine Arts NYC

1996
- Field Days, Cerulean Embankments Geoffrey Young Gallery 

Great Barrington MA
- Fourteen Days: A Salon Room NYC

- The Art Exchange Show Pierogi Brooklyn NY 



1995
- Other Rooms Ronald Feldman Gallery NYC
- Virtuosity-Modernism Art Fair Park Avenue Armory NYC


Works on Paper San Cono Brooklyn - curated by Chris Martin

1994
- Serial Angles Gallery Santa Monica LA
- Point, Circle, Sphere Thomas Solomon's Garage LA CA
- Painting Arena Gallery Brooklyn NY

1993
- Pittsburg Collects The Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburg PA
- Presentational Painting The Times Square Art Gallery NYC

1992
- Contemporary Drawings Part I Arena Gallery NYC

1991
- Abstract Painting: Process and Material Ben Shahn Center for the Visual Arts William Paterson College, Wayne NJ - curated by Julian Pretto
- The Painting Project (Part I) Four Walls Brooklyn NY, 
curated by Amy Sillman
- Update 1991 White Columns

1988
- Out of Order Ann Plumb Gallery NYC

1987
- Paint-Film Bess Cutler Gallery NYC - curated by Christian Haub

grants and fellowships
2002 - New York Foundation for the Arts in photography

1998 - Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar VA

1996 - Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award
1994 - Tyrone Guthrie Center, Co. Monaghan, Ireland

1994 - Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
1993 - Yaddo, Saratoga Springs NY

1992 - Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

1990 - Pollock/Krasner Foundation Award
1987 - Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz NY
 
private/public collections
Ross Bleckner
Barbara Heizer
Estate of Nancy Holt
Werner Kramarsky
Estate of Sol Lewitt
A.G. Rosen
Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington

art related & teaching activities
current Trustee and Board Member of the Holt/Smithson Foundation
Asst. Adj. Professor, Hunter College, Dept. of Fine Art, C.U.N.Y.
Visiting Professor, Hunter College

Visiting Professor, The New School, Fine Arts Dept.
Visiting Lecturer in Yale College

Guest Fellow in Yale College