Selected Work

Split Universe, 2016
mixed media and acrylic on canvas over panel
88 x 114 in. (223.5 x 289.6 cm)
TL9406

Early Signs, 2016
mixed media and acrylic on canvas over panel
39 1/2 x 39 1/2 in. (100.3 x 100.3 cm)
TL9416

History Believes Itself, 2016
mixed media and acrylic on canvas over panel
38 x 45 1/2 in. (96.5 x 115.6 cm)
TL9417

Wake, 2016
salt, hair, powder titanium pigment, cyrano acrylate
23 x 11 x 15 in. (58.4 x 27.9 x 38.1 cm)
TL9418

Happy Trail, 2016
silicone, deer fur, fingernail, flash, cyrano acrylate
19 ¾ x 7 x 10 ½ in. (50 x 18 x 27 cm)
TL9419

Collider, 2016
mixed media and acrylic on canvas over panel
18 1/4 x 25 in. (46.4 x 63.5 cm)
TL9420

Dear tilt cam, 2016,
mixed media and acrylic on canvas over panel 32 x 21 1/2 in. (81.3 x 54.6 cm)
TL9423

Wings and Knives, 2015
acrylic, epoxy and glitter on canvas over panel
19 x 13 in. (48.3 x 33 cm)
TL9264

lap, trickle, lap, 2015
acrylic, epoxy and glitter on canvas over panel
68 x 110 in. (172.7 x 279.4 cm)
TL9296

Chain, 2015
acrylic, epoxy and glitter on canvas over panel
87 x 153 in. (221 x 388.6 cm)
TL9297

The depths and the shallows, 2015
acrylic, epoxy and glitter on canvas over panel
71 1/2 x 90 1/2 in. (181.6 x 229.9 cm)
TL9298

Wooden Heart, 2015
acyrlic on canvas over panel
25 1/2 x 23 3/4 in. (64.8 x 60.3 cm)
TL9321

Before Before, 2015
acrylic, epoxy and glitter on canvas over panel
57 x 77 in. (144.8 x 195.6 cm)
TL9317

French Cemetery, 2015
acrylic, epoxy and glitter on canvas over panel
41 x 71 1/2 in. (104.1 x 181.6 cm)
TL9318

Last Laugh, 2015
acrylic, epoxy and glitter on canvas over panel
9 x 7 in. (22.9 x 17.8 cm)
TL9319

Forbidden Thoughts, 2015
acrylic on canvas over panel
13 3/4 x 17 1/2 in. (34.9 x 44.5 cm)
TL9320

ID, 2015
acrylic on canvas over panel
11 1/4 x 14 3/4 in. (28.6 x 37.5 cm)
TL9322

Shine on Mote, 2015
acrylic on canvas over panel
20 x 30 3/4 in. (50.8 x 78.1 cm)
TL9323

Liquid Sim #2, 2015
graphite on Yupo paper
11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
TL9324

Liquid Sim #3, 2015
graphite on Yupo paper
11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
TL9325

Liquid Sim #4, 2015
graphite on Yupo papaer
11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
TL9326

Liquid Sim #1, 2015
Graphite on Yupo paper
11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
TL9327

Biography

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Tom LaDuke



Education

  • 1994 Master of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Illinois
  • 1991 Bachelor of Fine Arts, California State University, Fullerton

One Person Exhibitions

  • 2016 Tom LaDuke, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2015 Tom LaDuke, Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2014 Tom LaDuke, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2011 eyes for voice,  CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2010 run generator, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, traveling to Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
  • Auto-Destruct, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • 2007 when no one is watching, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • 2004 Pattern Seeking Primate, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • 2002 terrane, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • 2001 Private Property, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California

Group Exhibitions

  • 2011 Loose Canon, LA Louver, Venice, California
  • 2010 Inaugural Exhibition, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • New Art For A New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions 2000-2010, Orange County Museum of Art
  • FYI – The Reflected Gaze – Self Portraiture Today, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California
  • 2009 TOOLS, Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California
  • 2008 Like Lifelike: Painting in the Third Dimension, University of California Riverside Sweeney Art Gallery, Riverside, California
  • New Works: A Group Show of Gallery Artists, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • SceneSeen: Recent Acquisitions from the Luckman Fine Arts Complex
  • Permanent Collection, 1979-2006, Cal State Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • 2007 LA Bodies: Figuration in Sculpture, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • Suburban Sublime, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, San Diego, California
  • Rogue Wave, LA Louver, Venice, California
  • 2005 The Blake Byrne Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
  • New Works on Paper, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • Terra non-Firma, Howard House Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington
  • 2003 SPRAWL: New Suburban Landscapes, Sweeney Art Gallery, University of California,
  • Riverside (brochure)
  • 2002 2002 California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California (catalogue)
  • New In Town, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
  • 2001 furor scribendi, Works on Paper, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • 2000 Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • Inventional, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • 1999 Construction Zone, Main Art Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, California
  • Room Service, The Living Room: Special Projects in Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, California
  • Sliding Scale, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
  • Bad Sonnets: Grand Metaphors, The Brewery Project, Los Angeles, California
  • 1998 Light as Substance, Cypress College, Cypress, California
  • Outside and In Between, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, California
  • 1997 Griffin Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice, California
  • 1996 Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York City, New York
  • Christies, New York City, New York
  • The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Exhibition, The Chateau Marmont Hotel and Bungalows, Los Angeles, California
  • 1995 Vast, Name Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1994 Matter of Delicacy, Gallery 2, Chicago, Illinois

Selected Bibliography

  • 2011 Helander, Bruce. “Artists to Watch: Reflections From a Screen Test.” The Art Economist, Volume 1, Issue 8, 2011: p. 57-58. (illustrated). 2010 Pennsylvania Academy of  the Fine Arts, Museum Exhibition, “Tom LaDuke: run generator” October 23, 2010 – March 6, 2011. (Exhibition catalogue)
  • Melrod, George. “Painter Profiler: Tom LaDuke.” Art. Ltd. May/June: P 44 (illustrated).
  • Miles, Christopher. “Tom LaDuke at Angles Gallery,” L.A. Weekly, January 27: p. 34 (illustrated).
  • Knight, Christopher. “Homages to styles, realistic and abstract.” Los Angeles Times. 22 January, 2010: D18 (illustrated).
  • 2008 Green, Tyler. “Tom LaDuke, to be explained on Thursday”. artsJournal.com 12, March 2008: Modern Art Notes.
  • 2007 Knight, Christopher. “Painting gets a broader brush.” Los Angeles Times. 2, December 2007: F1, F10 (Cover illistration).
  • Frank, Peter. “Grids Unlocked.” LA Weekly, 7 June – 14 June 2007. 80 (Illustrated)
  • Hebron, Micol. “Tom LaDuke.” artforum.com, June 2007. (Illustrated).
  • Myers, Holly. “Being led into some gray areas.” Los Angeles Times, 25 May 2007: E20.
  • 2005 Baron, Joan Boykoff and Reuben M. Baron. “Doors and Floors, War and More:
  • Reflections on The Armory Show ’05,” artcritical.com, March 2005. (illustrated).
  • Mallinson, Constance. “Tom LaDuke at angles.” Art in America, April 2005: 159 (illustrated).
  • 2004 du Tan, S.A. “Tom LaDuke: Landscapes of Morality in a Labrynth of Smog.” Coagula Art Journal, Issue #71, December 2004: 18.
  • Geer, Suvan. “Tom LaDuke at Angles Gallery.” Artweek, Vol. 35, No. 9, November 2004: 18-19 (Illustrated).
  • Green, Tyler. “Galery crawling n LA II.” artsjournal.com/man, Wednesday October 20.
  • Knight, Christopher. “A lush landscape of vast alienation.” Los Angeles Times, October, 2004: E20 (Illustrated).
  • Ebony, David. “Edgy Armory Show in the Spotlight.” Art in America, Vol. 92, No. 5 May 2004: 47, 49.
  • Dailey, Meghan. “Tom LaDuke.” Guggenheim Magazine, Winter 2004: 12 (illustrated).
  • 2003 Rapp, Karen. sprawl: new suburban landscapes. Riverside, California: University of California/Sweeney Art Gallery, 2003. (illustrated).
  • Knaff, Devorah L. “Amid the asphalt, suburbs find green.” The Press-Enterprises. 9 February 2003: F8.
  • 2002 Gellatly, Andrew. “2002 California Biennial Orange County Museum of Art.”
  • frieze, November/December 2002, Issue #71: 112.
  • Frank, Peter. “Art Picks of the Week: Tom LaDuke, Alex Stenzel.” LA Weekly, 29 November – 5 December 2002: 150 (illustrated).
  • Hofmann, Irene. 2002 California Biennial, Newport Beach, California: Orange County Museum of Art 2002. (Exhibition catalogue).
  • Pagel, David. “’California Biennial; Is on the Right Laugh Track.” Los Angeles Times, 17 July 2002: F1, F6.
  • Ollman, Leah. “Scribes of Precision and Obsession.” Los Angeles Times, 11 January 2002: F29, F30.
  • 2001 Frank, Peter. “Art Picks of the Week: Marina Moevs, Tom LaDuke.” LA Weekly, 29 November 23-29 2001: 140 (Illustrated).
  • Cooper, Jacqueline. “Shiny Happy People: Art and Special Effects.” New Art
  • Examiner, July-August 2001, Volume 28, Number 10: 68-75 (Illustrated).
  • Dambrot, Shana Nys. “Inventional at Angles.” dART International, Winter
  • 2000 Harvey, Doug. “Godawfulism And other fabulous new L.A. painting trends.” LA Weekly, 9 November, 2000.
  • Harvey, Doug. “Contraptions and Gizmos.” LA Weekly, September 15-21 2000: 51-52.
  • Pagel, David. “Inspiring Links Between Art and Science.” Los Angeles Times, 18 August 2000: F2, F21.
  • 1999 DiMichele, David. “Bad Sonnets: Grand Metaphors at the Brewery.” Artweek, June 1999.
  • Platt, Ron. Sliding Scale, Winston-Salem, North Carolina: South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, 1999. (Catalogue)
  • Moore, Margaret. “Cover Artist Profile.” United Airlines Hemispheres Magazine, August 1999.
  • Frank, Peter. “Art Picks of the Week.” LA Weekly.
  • 1998 Sherlock, Maureen P. “Moral Minimalism and the Suburban Spectacle.” Art Papers, May/June.
  • Curtis, Cathy. “Conceptual Art.” Los Angeles Times, 3 April.
  • Stallings, Tyler. “On Energy.” Outside and In Between, Huntington Beach, California: Huntington Beach Art Center (catalogue).
  • 1996 West, Aurora. “Interview with Bronwyn Keenan and Meg Linton.” Columbia: A Journal of Art and Literature, New York City: Columbia University Press, 1996.
  • Curtis, Cathy. “Tom LaDuke’s Work Evokes Invisible Currents.” Los Angeles Times, 1996.
  • Saltz, Jerry. “Sharon Horvath, Thomas LaDuke, Jeanne Tremel.” Time Out/New York, 1996.

Awards and Honors

  • 2011 Peter S. Reed Grant
  • 1992 Trustee Merit Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Teaching

  • 2005-10 Artcenter College of Design, Pasadena, California
  • 2005 Oxidental College, Los Angeles, California

Selected Public Collections

  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, New York
  • Museum Of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
  • Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
  • Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, San Diego, California
  • Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
  • The Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky
  • Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California
  • Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, Kansas
  • Luckman Gallery, Cal State Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
  • The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art at Rollins College, Cornell Fine Arts Museum

Press

2016
2015
T Magazine April 24, 2015
Wall Street Journal April 24, 2015
2014
Huffington Post HUFF POST LOS ANGELES February 26, 2014
2011
Huffington Post December 16, 2011
The Art Economist August 01, 2011