Thomas W. Robertson


 

Education

 

MFA, printmaking, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2011

 

BFA, emphasis in Printmaking, Metropolitan State College of Denver (MSCD), Denver, Colorado, 2008

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

Genetic Time Bomb, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2015

 

Genetic Time Bomb, GroundSwell Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2013

 

Genetic Time Bomb, MFA exhibition, 214 Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois, 2011

 

Genetic Time Bomb, Chicago Art Matrix Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2011

 

Marks, Edge Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2008

 

Finding Myself, Edge Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2007

 

 

Exhibitions

 

Thom, Tom, Two Person Exhibition, The Hideout Gallery, Denver, 2016  

 

Ingrained, Members Exibition, Ice Cube Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2013

 

Caldaca, traveling group invitational exhibition, Museo Antiguo Convento de San Francisco, Granada, Nicaragua, 2012

 

Caldaca, traveling group invitational exhibition, Atelier International-Art Gallery, Corpus Christi, Texas, 2012

 

Caldaca, traveling group invitational exhibition, Expressions Graphics, Oak Park, Illinois, 2012

 

Inaugural Exhibition: Vol. 2, group invitational exhibition, Gildar Gallery, Denver Colorado, 2012

 

Hatebreeders, group invitational exhibition, Bliss Hall Gallery, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio, 2012

 

Super Awesome Printmakers, group invitational exhibition, Highland University Gallery, Las Vegas, New Mexico, 2012

 

Impact, group invitational exhibition, Red Delicious Press, Aurora, Colorado, 2011

 

Transcendental Objects, group invitational exhibition, NIU Art Museum, DeKalb, Illinois, 2011

 

All My Imaginary Friends, group invitational exhibition, Bad Dog Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois, 2011

 

Old Dogs/New Tricks, group exhibition, 214 Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois, Juror Nina Rizzo, 2010

 

Annual Juried Graduate Show, group exhibition, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois, 2010

 

2nd. Penang International Printmaking Exhibition 2010, group exhibition, Penang State Museum and Art Gallery, Penang, Malaysia, 2010

 

Double Decker, group exhibition, Annex Gallery, Dekalb, Illinois, 2010

 

Realism to Abstraction, group invitational exhibition, 214 Gallery, DeKalb Illinois, 2010

 

Conversation with the basement of my Brain, group invitational exhibition, Pietermaritzberg KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, 2009

 

NIU vs. UoW Madison, group invitational exhibition, Happy Dog Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, 2009

 

Graduate Printmakers, group invitational exhibition, 214 Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois, 2009

 

Technature, selected group exhibition, Robert Strohmeier Print Space, MSCD Denver, Colorado, 2008

 

New Kids on the Block, group invitational exhibition, Pleasant Street Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois, 2008

 

Graduate Exhibition, group exhibition, Jack Olson Gallery, DeKalb, Illinois, juror Mary Ann Papanek-Miller, 2008

 

Exchange IV: Contemporary Prints from the US and Abroad, group exhibition, Rueff Galleries, West Lafayette, Indiana, 2008

 

Shared Practices, group exhibition, Red Delicious Press Gallery, Aurora, Colorado, 2008

 

Amalgamate, BFA Thesis Exhibition, Center for Visual Art, Denver, Colorado, 2008

 

WOW, group exhibition, Core Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2008

 

EDGEstremist, group exhibition, EDGE Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2007

 

MSCD Drawing Gallery, group exhibition, Denver, Colorado, 2007

 

Vicious Dog Press Gallery, group exhibition, Denver, Colorado, 2007

 

EDGEstremist, group exhibition, EDGE Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2006

 

New York Expansion, group invitational exhibition MAYKR Gallery, Beacon, New York, 2006

 

Ian’s Show, group exhibition, Space Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2006

 

Metro Now, group exhibition, Emanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2006

 

Syzygy, group exhibition, Emanuel Gallery, Denver, Colorado, Juror, Phil Bender, 2005

 

Awards

 

Graduate Colloquium Recipient, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2010

 

Jack Olson Memorial Scholarship, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2009

 

Tuition Waiver, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2008-11

 

 

Gallery Representation

 

Gildar Gallery, Denver, Colorado

 

 

Professional Experience and Volunteer Work

 

Adjunct Teacher, All mediums and levels, Mental Health Center of Denver, Denver, Colorado, 2012

 

Adjunct Teacher, Intro to Screen Printing, Boulder Preparatory High School, Boulder, Colorado, 2011-12

 

Graduate Assistantship, Northern Illinois University Art Museum, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2010-11

 

Vice President, Bandolier Press, Student Print Club, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2010-11

 

Teacher of Record, Instructor of record 3-Demensional Design, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2010

 

Treasurer, Graduate Art Association, Student Art Club, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2010

 

Studio Assistant, Printmaking Area, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2009-10

 

Teacher of Record, Instructor of record 2-Demensional Design, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2009

 

Volunteer, John F. Kennedy High School, Denver, Colorado, 2008

 

Coordinator, Creative Ink, Denver, Colorado, Cooperative printmaking equipment supplier. 2007-08

 

Vice President, Vicious Ink, Student Print Club, MSCD, Denver, Colorado, 2007-08

 

Co-Organizer, Drive-by Press Workshop, MSCD, Denver, Colorado, 2007

 

Studio Assistant, Printmaking Area, MSCD, Denver, Colorado, 2006-07

Course Assistant: assisting the Professor with everyday tasks, such as be of assistance to students with concepts and technical problems. In addition to assisting with demonstrations.

General Shop Assistant: Performing regular maintenance on shop equipment, stocking the shop and making contact with manufacturers.

 

 

Visiting Artist Workshops and Lectures Conducted

 

Visiting Artist, John F. Kennedy High School, Denver, Colorado, 2012

 

Visiting Artist, Colorado University, Boulder, Colorado, 2011

 

Printer, Dumbo Press, Mary and Liegh Block Museum of Art, Evanston Illinois, 2011

 

Visiting Artist, Lakeview Elementary, Schaumburg, Illinois, 2010

 

Visiting Artist, Hiawatha High School, Kirkland, Illinois, 2010

 

Lithography Demonstration, E.C. Cunningham’s Advanced Printmaking I, MSCD, Denver, Colorado, 2008

Demonstrating how to print a flat.

 

Viscosity Demonstration, E.C. Cunningham’s Intermediate Printmaking Intaglio, MSCD, Denver, Colorado, 2007

 

Lithography Lecture, Contemporary Print History, MSCD Denver, Colorado, 2007

Lecture on the process of Lithography to E.C. Cunningham’s Print History class.

 

Mono-type Demonstration and Artist Lecture, John F. Kennedy High School, Denver, Colorado, 2007

 

Writing and Art, Artist lecture, John F. Kennedy High School, Denver, Colorado, 2007

 

Facilitator, Screen Printing Workshop, Wheatridge High School, Wheatridge, Colorado, 2007
 

 

Visiting Artist Workshops and Lectures Attended

 

Assistant, Screen-printing Workshop with Jay Ryan, DeKalb, Illinois, 2009

 

Assistant, Screen-printing Workshop with Mark Hosford, DeKalb, Illinois, 2008

 

Assistant, Screen-printing and Lithography Workshop with John Hitchcock assistant professor of printmaking,

Denver, Colorado, 2007

 

Assistant, Relief Printing Work Shop with Thomas Huck Senior Lecturer, MSCD, Denver, Colorado, 2007

 

Press Assistant, Lithography Workshop with Michael Barnes associate professor, MSCD, Denver Colorado, 2005

 

 

Conferences Attended

 

Mid-American Print Counsel, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2010

 

Southern Graphics, Chicago, Illinois, 2009

 

Mid-American Print Counsel, Fargo, North Dakota, 2008

 

Southern Graphics, Kansas City, Missouri, 2007

 

Mid-American Print Counsel, Athens, Ohio, 2006

 

 

Memberships

 

Member, Bandolier Press, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2010-11

 

Member, Graduate Art Association, Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois, 2010

 

Member, Mid-American Print Counsel 2006-12

 

Member, Southern Graphics Counsel, Oxford, Mississippi, 2006-12

 

Associate Member, Edge Gallery, Denver, Colorado, 2006-08

 

Member, Vicious Ink, Denver, Colorado, 2005-08

 

 

Collections

 

Cannonball Press, Brooklyn, New York

 

Christchurch Polytechnic Institute of Technology, Christchurch, New Zealand

 

Collection of Cork Printmakers, Cork, Ireland

 

Drive by Press Collection, Austin, Texas

 

The Hurt Collection, Denver, Colorado

 

Northern Illinois University Print Collection, DeKalb, Illinios

 

Permanent Collection of the Richard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University, Canton, New York

 

Proyecto’ace Print Collection, Buenos Aires

 

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

 

Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia

 

University of Colorado Special Collection, Boulder, Colorado

 

Vicious Dog Press Collection, MSCD, Denver, Colorado

 

The Wenderski Collection, Colorado Springs, Colorado