Tom Martinelli



Born: Queens, NY


1986 MFA Hunter College, NYC
1981 BFA School of Visual Arts, NYC

Solo Exhibitions:

2013 David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe NM
1998 Derek Eller Gallery, NYC
1994 Bill Maynes Contemporary Arts, NYC
1992 Julian Pretto Gallery, NYC
1991 Julian Pretto Gallery
1991 White Columns, NYC

Selected Group Exhibitions:

- Seeing Red David Richard Gallery Santa Fe NM
- New Mexico Showcase 516 Arts Albuquerque NM
- Particles and Orbs PHiL SPACE Santa Fe NM
- Face it: Photographic Portraiture PHiL SPACE Santa Fe NM
- The Shape of Jazz Clifford Chance NYC
- Good Vibrations Fine Art NYC
- Grey Paula Cooper Gallery NYC - Need to Know Basis Geoffrey Young Gallery Great Barrington, MA
- Hunter College Faculty Exhibition, Gallery NYC
- Post-Hypnotic Mass Art Massachusetts College of Art, Boston MA
University Galleries University Of Illinois at Normal
The MAC Dallas TX
The Chicago Cultural Center Chicago IL
The Tweed Museum University of Minnesota University Galleries
The Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati OH
The Atlanta College of Art Gallery Atlanta GA
SECCA Winston-Salem NC
Philharmonic Center for the Arts Naples FL
- Minimalennialism Jim Kempner Gallery NYC - Open Studio 01 Elizabeth Foundation Studio Center NYC
- Pattern James Graham and Sons NYC 1998
- Drawings James Graham and Sons - Pierogi 2000 Kunstlerhaus Vienna, Austria
- Pierogi Goes to College Bard College Rhinebeck NY - Works by Brooklyn Artists Second Street Gallery Charlottesville VA 1997
- Current Undercurrent Brooklyn Museum of Art, curated by Charlotta Kotik - New York Drawers Gasworks London, England.
- New York Drawers Manchester, England
- All The Things You Are Geoffrey Young Gallery?? Great Barrington MA
- Abstraction INDEX Condeso/Lawler Gallery NYC
- Art on Paper Weatherspoon Gallery University of North Carolina at Greensboro
- The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair Los Angeles CA/Miami FL, Gina Fiore Fine Arts NYC 1996
- Field Days, Cerulean Embankments Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington MA
- Fourteen Days: A Salon Room NYC
- The Art Exchange Show Pierogi Brooklyn NY
- Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Gallery, NYC
- Virtuosity-Modernism Art Fair Park Avenue Armory NYC
- Works on Paper San Cono Brooklyn - curated by Chris Martin
- Serial Angles Gallery Santa Monica LA - Point, Circle, Sphere Thomas Solomon's Garage LA CA - Painting Arena Gallery Brooklyn NY 1993
- Pittsburg Collects The Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburg PA - Presentational Painting The Times Square Art Gallery NYC 1992
- Contemporary Drawings Part I Gallery NYC 1991
- Abstract Painting: Process and Material Ben Shahn Center for the Visual Arts William Paterson College, Wayne NJ - curated by Julian Pretto - The Painting Project (Part I) Four Walls Brooklyn NY,
curated by Amy Sillman
- Update 1991 White Columns
- Out of Order Ann Plumb Gallery NYC 1987
- Paint-Film NYC - curated by Christian Haub

Grants and Fellowships:

2002 - New York Foundation for the Arts in photography
1998 - Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar VA
1996 - Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award
1994 - Tyrone Guthrie Center, Co. Monaghan, Ireland
1994 - Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
1993 - Yaddo, Saratoga Springs NY
1992 - Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
1990 - Pollock/Krasner Foundation Award
1987 - Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz NY

Private/Public Collections:

Ross Bleckner
Barbara Heizer
Nancy Holt
Werner Kramarsky
The estate of Sol Lewitt
A.G. Rosen
Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington


Asst. Adj. Professor, Hunter College, Dept. of Fine Art, C.U.N.Y.
Visiting Professor, Hunter College
Visiting Professor, The New School, Fine Arts Dept.
Visiting Lecturer in Yale College
Guest Fellow in Yale College