TOMAS VU

PRESENT
Director and Artistic Director of the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY

LeRoy Neiman Professor of Visual Arts, Columbia University, New York, NY 


EDUCATION
MFA in Painting and Printmaking, Yale University, New Haven, CT
BFA in Painting and Printmaking, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2016 Ljubljana Residency 

2015 Sharpe-Walentas Studio Program

2013 Audience Award for Best Artist, 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia

2002 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Award
2001 Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship Award
1996 New England Foundation for the Arts Grant in Painting
1990 Alice Kimball Traveling Fellowship
1988 Ford Foundation Fellowship
1986 Rudy Montoya Grant for Artists

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

With the Beatles, (upcoming), Ljubljana, Slovenia

Green Go Home (collaboration with Rirkrit Tiravanija), (upcoming), Vargas Museum and Artery Gallery, Manila, Philippines 

Green Go Home (collaboration with Rirkrit Tiravanija), (upcoming), San Art, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Painting Show (Untitled), (upcoming), 1895 Nan Tong Cultural Creative Industry Park, Nan Tong, China

Green Go Home, (collaboration with Rirkrit Tiravanija), (upcoming), Untitled Art Fair, Miami, Florida 

2015

Dark Side of the Moon, China Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing, China 

Green Go Home (collaboration with Rirkrit Tiravanija), Galería NF, Madrid, Spain 

2014

Mañana is a Question (collaboration with Rirkrit Tiravanija,Miguel Cardenas, and Angélica Teuta), ArtBo Fair, Bogotá, Colombia

Green Go Home (collaboration with Rirkrit Tiravanija), The Pitch Project, Milwaukee, WI

2013

Dark Side of the Moon, UMass Lowell, Lowell, MA

Tomas Vu, Galerie Le Manifeste, Paris, France

2012

Beijing Bienalle, installation, “Flatlands”

Flatlands Sonoma State University, CA,

Inside Out Art Museum, inaugural exhibition “Flatlands”
2011

Recent Paintings, MoCA Shanghai, Shanghai, China

Final Chapters, Redline Denver, Colorado

When After Comes Before, Columbia College, Chicago, Illinois

2010

Into the Universe, Montserrat College of Art Galleries, Beverly, Massachusetts

2009

Flat Lands, Two Lines Gallery, Beijing, China

Recent Drawings, Redline Milwaukee, Wisconsin

2008

Flat Land II, P.H2O Arte di Cuneo Rome, Italy

Flat Land, AMSTE arte contemporanea, Milan, Italy

2007

Ardizón & Editionswerkstatt, Bregenz, Austria

2006

Black Ice, Von Lintel Gallery, New York

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

100 Years 100 Artists, Carreau du Temple (with Sobering Galerie), (upcoming), Paris, France

East to West, Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY

Surface of Revolution, Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY

DRAW: Mapping Madness, Dali Contemporary Art Museum, Dali, China

2014

DRAW: Mapping Madness, Inside Out Art Museum, Beijing, China

Big Picture Show, IPCNY, 1285 Avenue of the Americas Art Gallery, New York, NY

Current: Bridging Post Digital Technologies, Academy of Art, Cannery Galleries, San Francisco, CA

2013

Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year 1, New York, NY

LOOC ART at Art Aqua Miami

30th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia

4-3-2-1, Matthias Kuper Galleries Beijing, Beijing, China

2012

LOOC Art, group show, Southampton, NY

2011

Final Chapters, Pace, New York

2010

American prints, National Art Museum of China, China

American prints, Guan Shanyue Art Museum, Shenzhen City, China

American prints, Zhejiang Art Museum, Zhejiang, China

American prints, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Flatland, Hot Harvest, Brooklyn, New York

2009

Lost Paradise, the Nature Somewhere Else, AMSTE arte contemporanea, Milan, Italy

Ten Years of Contemporary American Prints: 1999-2009, Tsinghua University,Beijing, China

Contemporary Prints, Today Art Museum, Beijing, China

New Prints 2009/Winter, International Print Center New York, New York,

Contemporary Mythology, Gallery Korea, New York, New York

2008

Modern Mythology, Creative Pier Arts Center, New York, New York

Boston High Tea: Master Print Series, Sunshine Museum, Songzhuang, China

Boston High tea: Master Print Series, Two Lines Gallery, Beijing 798, China

2007

Orpheus Selection: In Search of Darkness, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens, New York

AmplePROOF, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, Nevada

US 4, Galerie Edition Stalzer, Vienna, Austria

2006

Organische Abstraction, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany