Timeline

1972
Born in Indianapolis, IN
1994
BFA from Arizona State University in Painting
2000
Arizona Commission for the Arts, Fine Arts Grant
2001
Stonehouse Residency for the Contemporary Arts, Miramonte, CA
2005
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Residency & Fellowship Award

Exhibitions

2010
Ian Davis: Faith in the Future Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art/Kemper at the Crossroads Kansas City, MO February 26 - June 19 (solo)
2009
I Thought Our Worlds Were The Same, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
2009
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY (solo)
2008
The Freedom Centre, Hales Gallery, London, UK
2008
Maritime: Ships, Pirates, and Disasters, The Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2008
Utopia/Dystopia, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, NY
2008
The Colonial Show, The Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
2007
Works from the Permanent Collection, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
2007
Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY (solo)
2007
Sheldon Survey: An Invitational, Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE
2007
Block Party II, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006
25 BOLD MOVES, House of Campari, Los Angeles, CA
2006
Reality Effect, Santa Ana College, Santa Ana CA
2006
The Great Divide, Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2005
Acuna-Hansen Gallery, Los Angeles CA
2004
Miscegenation, The Chocolate Factory, Phoenix, AZ
2004
Merry/Peace, Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY
2004
Born in the U.S.A., Galerie Art One, Zurich, Switzerland
2003
GRA Gallery, NY, NY
2003
Fugitive Art Space, Nashville, TN
2002
GRA Gallery, NY, NY
2001
Above Ground, Dam, Stuhltrager, Brooklyn, NY
2000
Art One Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ (solo)
1999
Horror, 381g, San Francisco, CA
1999
Art One Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
1999
Three Painters, 381g, San Francisco, CA
1998
Eight Million Stones, New School for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ (solo)
1998
Art One Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ (solo)
1998
Whole Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997
Four, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1996
Artworks Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1995
Transitions, Arizona State University West Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
1994
Painting and Sculpture, Step Gallery 9999, Tempe, AZ
1994
Joe Robbins, Ian Davis, Matthew Kruse, Step Gallery 709, Tempe, AZ