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THOMAS J. DURHAM

2012 Powell St.

San Francisco CA. 94133


917-688-9624
thomasjohndurham@gmail.com
www.tomdurhamsculpture.com

Teaching and Professional Experience

2016 -2017               Director of Fine Arts Sculpture Academy of Art University of  
                                  San Francisco
2012 – 2015             EIS Sculpture Studios, Brooklyn, NY
1990 – 2015             Self-employed Sculptor/ Artist
2000 – 2003             Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
1993 – 1999             College of Charleston, Charleston, SC
1988 – 1989             University of Minnesota, Morris, MN
1986 – 1988             University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1984 – 1985             University of California, Los Angeles, CA

Commissions, Awards

2017- Jurior for NSS 84th Annual Exhibition

2015 – Private Commissions, New York

  • Portraits of writers for individual school library
  • Portraits of NY Philharmonic conductors              

2013 – 2015- EIS Sculpture Studios New York, NY

  • Presentation drawings for sculpture and small clay models

2012   Hibernia Society, Charleston, SC

  • Portrait painting of Thomas Stephens

2011   HBO, Keven Largent Studios, New York, New York.

  • Sculpture of Larry David as Statue of Liberty, life size

2009   Commission Max Heller sculpture, Greenville, SC
2007   College of Charleston. Library, Portrait Mr. & Mrs. Greene
2005 – 2006 Commission, Friends of Pete Hollis, Greenville, SC
2005   Lorenzo De Medici Award for sculpture, Florence, Italy
2005   Commission, Citadel, Charleston, SC
2004   Commission, Bethesda Home for Boys, Savannah, Ga.
2004   Commission, V Fitness Health Club, Charleston, SC
2003   Florence Biennale, 2nd place, Lorenzo il Magnifico award, Florence Italy
2001   Commission Hometown Heroes, Greenville, SC.
2001   Commission, portrait, Gino Bataglio, Chicago, Ill.
2001   Commission, Christ and Child, Elpis Foundation, Agape Ministries, Charleston, SC
2000 – 2001 Commission, Phillip Simmons,  Elpis Foundation, Agape Ministries Charleston, SC
1997   Commission, Footlight Players Theater, Charleston, SC
1997   Commission, LifeQuest Triple Crown, Charleston, SC
1997   Commission, Sullivan’s Island Park Foundation, Sullivan’s Island, SC
1996   Commission, Atlanta History Center, Atlanta,GA

Exhibitions

2017- NSS Annual exhibition

2017- Faculty Exhibition, Atlier Gallery, San Francisco

2016- Martin Gallery, Charleston , SC

2013 – 2015 Renaissance Art Gallery, Catskill, NY
2012   “Art for the Heart”, Vanderbilt Republic, Brooklyn, NY
2011   HBO, Kevin Largent Studios, New York, NY
2009   Dragon Con, Atlanta, GA
2008   75th Annual National Sculpture Society Exhibition, New York, NY
2008   nAscent Gallery, group exhibition, Philadelphia, PA
2007   Censorship, Brecht Forum, group exhibition, New York, NY
2007   Maryland Art Place Gala, group exhibition, Baltimore, MD
2007   “Open Studio Tours”, Post , Philadelphia, PA
2007   “Summer Nudes”, Antresian Gallery, group exhibition, Baltimore, MD 2007   Nu Nu Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2007   Dragon Con, Atlanta, GA
2007   ” Where Science Meets Art”, Society of Art for Imagination, group exhibition, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Williamsport, PA
2006   National Sculpture Society Invitational, Park Avenue Atrium, New York, NY
2006   Heroes Con, Charlotte, NC
2005   Linearte, Expo, Gent, Belgium
2005   Arte Padova, Expo, Padua, Italy
2005   “The Scroll”, Waterfront Gallery, group exhibition, Charleston, SC
2004   Redux Gallery, group exhibition, Charleston, SC
2004   Fraser Fox Gallery, Charleston, SC
2004   “The Head Show”, Halsey Gallery, group exhibition, Charleston, SC
2003   Florence Biennale, Florence Italy
2003   Charleston City Gallery Vendue Range, group exhibition, Charleston, SC
2002   Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, group drawing show, New Orleans, LA
2002   Sculpture International Atlanta, Atlanta, GA
2002   Contemporary Art Center New Orleans, invitation, New Orleans, LA
2001   Martin Gallery, two person show, Charleston, SC
2000   International Fine Art Gallery, New Orleans, LA        
1999   DOCS Gallery, New Orleans, LA
1999   Caboose Gallery, Kent, CT
1999   Sculpture in the South, Summerville, SC
1999   Joie Lassiter Gallery, Charlotte, NC                                                                                                                                  

1998       Wells Gallery, two person show, Charleston, SC
1998   DOCS Gallery, group show, New Orleans, LA
1998   “Material Objects”, SC Arts Commission, group exhibition, Columbia, SC
1989   Walker Art Center’s Fifth Open Studio Tour, Minneapolis, MN

 

Publications

2016  Sculpture Review Magazine, winter 2015-2016 issue
2015   Gods and Goddesses, Michael Publishing, LLC
2012   Life and Death of a Moth, print on demand through blurb.com
2012   Endangered Species, print on demand through blurb.com
2009   Images of Imagination, print on demand through blurb.com
2011   Featured artist, 100 Artists of the Male Figure by Eric Gibbons
2002   New Orleans Magazine, artist interview, April, 2002

   

Professional Affiliations

National Sculpture Society
Sculpture Society of Portraits of the Americas
Society of Art for Imagination
Beinart International Collective of Surrealists

Education
1983                           M.F.A.                          University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1982                           Graduate Studies      University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
1975                           B.A.                              College of Charleston, Charleston, SC

Collections

Jacques Cousteau, Bernadette Peters, Trammel Crow’s public and private collection, Jacques Kaplan’s collection, Steve Ziff, Robin and Angie Biddle Duke, Matthew Carrone, The Palm Springs Museum Collection, and the State Collection SC.