Selected Work




  • 1974 Denver, CO
  • Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


  • 2004 MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
  • 1998 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • 1997 Rhode Island School of Design European Honors Program, Rome, Italy

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2014CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • Alison Jacques, London, UK
  • 2013ACME., Los Angeles, CA
  • Tomory Dodge & Denyse Thomasos: Directions to a Dirty Place, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 2012ACME., Los Angeles, CA
  • Monica De Cardenas Galleria, Zuoz, Switzerland
  • 2011CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2010Alison Jacques, London, UK
  • 2009Works on Paper, CRG Gallery, New York, NY / ACME., Los Angeles, CA
  • After Forever, ACME., Los Angeles, CA
  • 2008CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2007Alison Jacques, London, UK
  • ACME., Los Angeles, CA
  • 2006Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
  • CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • 2004ACME, Los Angeles, CA
  • Taxter and Spengemann, New York, NY
  • MFA Thesis Exhibition, California Institute of the Arts
  • 2003A402 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
  • 1999CORE New Art Space, Denver, CO
  • 1998Pirate Contemporary Arts Oasis, Denver, CO

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2014 An Appetite for Painting, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark
  • NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH
  • An Appetite for Painting, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
  • Painters’ Painters, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
  • INCOGNITO 10, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
  • 20 Years of ACME., ACME., Los Angeles, CA
  • 2013Odd Harmonics, Judith Charles Gallery, New York, NY
  • Tomory Dodge & Denyse Thomasos: Directions to a Dirty Place, SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC
  • 2012Pulp2, Beta Pictoris Gallery, Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
  • To Live and Paint in LA, Torrance art Museum, Torrence, CA
  • Chasm of the Supernova, Center for the Arts Eage Rock, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2011Visions: Ali Banisadr, Jules de Balincourt, Tomory Dodge, Barnaby Furnas and Ryan Mosley, Monica De Cardenas Galleria, Milan, Italy
  • Works of paper, ACME., Los Angeles, CA
  • Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH
  • Art / Music / Alchemy, Starkwhite, Auckland, New Zealand
  • 2010 Inaugural Show, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • Palm Paintings, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • The Language of Flowers, CRG Gallery, New York
  • Library of Babel/ In and Out of Place, 176/ Zabludowicz Collection, Camden, UK
  • 2009 The Summer Show, CRG Gallery, New York, NY
  • Slow Magic, The Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK
  • Opportunities, Bravin Lee programs, New York, NY
  • Surveillance, Affirmation Arts, New York, NY
  • 2008 Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
  • New Prints 2008/Spring, International Print Center, NY
  • New Prints 2008/Spring, New York School of Interior Design Gallery, NY
  • Future Tense:Reshaping the Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
  • The Prom – A Survey of Contemporary Painting Strategies, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
  • Some Paintings: The Third LA Weekly Annual Biennial, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • 2007 American Soil, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
  • Sheldon Survey, Sheldon Memorial Gallery, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
  • Fata Morgana, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne, Germany
  • Tug Boat, ACME, Los Angeles, CA
  • Endangered Wasteland, CRG Gallery, NY
  • 2006 The Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant Recipients, CUE Art Foundation, NY
  • New Prints 2006/Summer: COLOR, International Print Center, New York, NY
  • 2005 Fast Forward: Passion for the New, House of Campari, Venice, CA
  • Rogue Wave 2005, LA Louver, Venice, CA
  • Evidence, Inman Gallery, Houston, TX
  • New View, Johnson County Community College, Overland park, KS
  • 2004 Super Sonic, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  • Singing My Song, ACME., Los Angeles, CA
  • Surface Tension, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York, New York, NY
  • Field Trip, San Fransisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • 2003 Lordship and Bondage, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York
  • Art weird, Stevenson Blanche Gallery, California Institute of the Arts
  • 2002 Paper Weight, Stevenson Blanche Gallery, California Institute of the Arts
  • 2000 The Book As Art, Boulder Public Exhibition Space, Boulder, CO
  • 1998 Mostra Finale, Plalazzeto di Cenci, Rome, Italy


  • 2014″100 Painters Of Tomorrow”, Thames and Hudson
  • 2012 Rogers, Brett Cody. “Tomory Dodge. Explosions, Failures, Mistakes,” Flash Art, May/June
  • Reust, Hans Rudolf. “Tomory Dodge,” Artforum
  • 2011 Valdez, Adrin. “Dance and Breaks on Canvas”, ArtSlant
  • 2010 Gee, Alison. “High-Rising!” Angeleno, September, pp. 136-137
  • Luke, Ben, New tricks for old abstraction from Tomory Dodge, Evening Standard, March 26, 2010
  • 2009 Nickas, Bob, Painting Abstraction: New Elements in Abstract Painting, Phaidon Press, New York
  • Drohojowska-Philip, Hunter. “Rosette in Bloom”, Art + Auction, July/August
  • Miles, Christopher, Tomory Dodge at ACME, LA WEEKLY, March 6-12, 2009
  • Meyers, Holly, Review: Tomory Dodge at ACME, LA Times, February 27, 2009
  • 2008 ACME., and CRg Gallery, Tomory Dodge hardbound catalogue. Hong Kong: CA Design
  • Halperin, Max. “Art on Paper 2008”, Art Papers
  • “New Work Extra”, Artworld, December 2008, p.60
  • O’Neill-Butler, Lauren, Tomory Dodge, Artforum, September 2008
  • McAdams, Shane, Tomory Dodge, The Brooklyn Rail, June 2008
  • Rosenberg, Karen, Tomory Dodge, Art in Review, New York Times, May 8, 2008
  • Harvey, Doug, “Some Paintings: The artists in the third LA Weekly Annual Biennial,” LA Weekly, January 11-17, pp. 30-3.
  • Knight, Christopher, “Some Paintings exhibition is singularly diverse”, Los Angeles Times, January 25, 2008
  • Hackett, Regina, Never fear, painting is here: ‘The Prom’ and ‘Last Days’ crank up the wow factor, Seattle Post Intelligencer, January 17th, 2008
  • 2007 Knight, Christopher, Painting Gets a Broader Brush, Los Angeles Times, December 2, 2007
  • 45 Painters Under 45, LA Times, December 1, 2007
  • Ehrenreich, Ben. Fata Morgana: Watercolors by Tomory Dodge, Portia Hein, Monica Majoli, Aaron Morse, Melissa Thorne, and Tam Van Tran. Los Angeles: Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, 2007
  • Luke, Ben, “Tomory Dodge” ART WORLD, Issue 1, Oct – Nov. p.106-109
  • Thorsen, Alice, Nerman Museum Opens to the Public Saturday, Kansas City Star, Oct 24, 2007
  • Diaz, Karla, Tomory Dodge, Beautiful Decay, Issue 5, pg.34
  • Ryan, Jeffrey, Tomory Dodge, Frieze, April 2007
  • Dodge, Tomory, Tomory Dodge, NY Arts Magazine, May-June, 2007
  • Pepe, Sheila, Into the Wild, Gay City News, March 28, 2007
  • Bedford, Christopher, Tomory Dodge,, January 25th, 2006
  • Goldman, Edward, LA Art Exhibitions: Familiar and New Names, Art Talk,KCRW, January 9
  • Lehmbeck, Leah, Artist and Craft, C Magazine, January/February, p.18
  • Taft, Catherine, APOCALYPSE WOW: TOMORY DODGE, Art Review, January
  • 2006 Myers, Andrew, Art Tsunami: A wave of attention-worthy artists washes over L.A., The Men’s Book, Spring
  • Campagnola, Sonia, Focus Los Angeles: A Survey of Contemporary Los Angeles Art, Flash Art, January-February
  • Nys Dambrot, Shana, “Tomory Dodge”, Modern Painters, Feb. 2006
  • 2005 Finkel, Jori, “First Come the Dealers, and Then the Diplomas”, New York Times, July 3rd, 2005
  • Kunitz, Daniel and João Ribas, The Art Review 25: Emerging US Artists, ArtReview, International Edition, Vol. V3N3, p. 115
  • 2004 Pence, Elizabeth, Tomory Dodge at ACME., Art Week, February, p. 19
  • Miles, Christopher, Artforum, January, p.188
  • Douglas, Sarah, Flash Art, January – February, p. 69


  • 2004 Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Grant

Public Collections

  • Berkley Art Museum, Berkley, CA
  • Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL
  • Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
  • Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
  • Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS
  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
  • Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC
  • Promised gift to Dallas Art Museum, Dallas, TX
  • Promised gift to Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.


YES! WEEKLY March 27, 2013
ELLE DECOR September 13, 2012
Flash Art Tomory Dodge: Explosions, Failures, Mistakes May 08, 2012
Art-Rated Artist Interview: Tomory Dodge April 18, 2012
RISD News Abstract Analysis April 17, 2012


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