Timeline

1969
Born in Blantyre, Malawi
1991
BA Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2001
MFA Yale University, New Haven, CT
2001–2004
Taught at Yale University, New Haven, CT
2004
Finalist, Discovery Award, Arles Photography Festival
2005
Leopold Godowsky Jr. Color Photography Awards
2007–2008
Joseph H. Hazen Rome Prize
Currently teaches at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Exhibitions

2014
Transit Byzantium, The Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH (solo)
2013
Quinto Quarto, Rome Commission, Macro Museum, Rome Italy (solo)
2013
Spectators, Rendered and Regulated, Koenig & Clinton, New York, NY
2013
Balls to the Wall, Dodge Gallery, New York, NY
2013
Postscript, The Power Station, Toronto, Canada
2013
TAV Bolognia-MIlanio, MAXXI, Rome, Italy
2013
The origin of the world /\ the force of the source \/ the cause of the vigor, Samsøn Projects, Boston, MA
2013
Serious Laughs, UPAC, Kingston, NY curated by Daniel Mason
2012
The Upstate New York Olympics, Moscow Photobiennale, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2012
Dollar General Drive By, Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, Toronto, Canada
2012
34th Annual Photography Regional, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY
2012
Spies in the House of Art: Photography, Film, and Video, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2012
Heavy Rotation, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, CT
2012
LOL, Albany Airport Gallery, Albany, NY
2012
Contemporary Russian Photography: Fotofest 2012 Biennial, Houston, TX (catalogue)
2011
Vassar 150 Years Later: New Photography by Tina Barney, Tim Davis, Katherine Newbegin, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center at Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, curated by Mary Kay Lombino
2011
Public Works, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
2011
LOOK3 Festival of the Photograph, Charlottesville Festival of the Photograph, Charlottesville, VA
2011
The Life and Death of Buildings, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
2011
Fotographia: Festival Internazionale di Roma, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy
2011
Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography, Beil/Bienne, Switzerland
2011
Tim Davis: The New Antiquity, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy (solo)
2011
The Upstate New York Olympics: Tim Davis, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY (solo)
2010
B Sides: A Dialogue with Contemporary U.S. Photography, FotoFest, Inc., Houston, TX
2010
Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010
Town & Country, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Trevor Winkfield
2010
Remains of Today, Brancolini Grimaldi, Rome, Italy
2010
Lush Life, On Stellar Rays, New York, NY, curated by Franklin Evans and Omar Lopez-Chahoud
2010
Copenhagen Photo Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010
Town & Country, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, NY, cuarted by Trevor Winkfield
2010
Remains of Today, Brancolini Grimaldi, Rome, Italy
2009–2010
Surface Tension: Contemporary Photographs from the Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
2009
Two Years, Mitterrand + Sanz Contemporary Art, Zurich
2009
The New Antiquity, Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2009
My Life in Politics, New School of Art Gallery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (solo)
2009
Tim Davis: Seeing Through History, Gallery @ The Dubois Fort, New Paltz, NY (solo)
2008
My Life in Politics, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, California State University, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2008
Kings of Cyan, Mitterrand + Sanz, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
2008
The Innerworld of the Outerworld of the Innerworld, Von Lintel Gallery, NY
2008
Signs Signs Everywhere a Sign, Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York, NY
2008
To: Night (Contemporary Representations of the Night), The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, New York, NY, curated by Joachim Pissarro, Mara Hoberman and Julia Moreno (catalogue)
2008
States of Mind, curated by Elena Bordignon, Th-Inside, Brussels, Belgium traveling to Copenhagen, Denmark (publication) (forthcoming)
2008
FotoGrafia - Rome's International Festival, VII Edition, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Italy
2008
Beware of the Wolf, American Academy in Rome, Italy
2008
The Leisure Suite, The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York
2007
Permanent Collection, Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN (solo)
2007
The Irresistible Force, Tate Modern, London, England (publication)
2007
Practical f/x, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Easy Rider, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Site Inscription, Paul Rodgers/9W Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Aftermodern Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007
Prints, Nelson Hancock Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2007
Outpost, Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Ferndale, MI
2006
Dead Serious, LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
2006
The Gold Standard, P.S.1, Queens, NY
2006
The Office/In and Out of the Box, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2006
My Life if Politics, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, Il (solo)
2006
Taken For Looks, Southeast Museum of Photography, Daytona Beach, Florida
2006
Tina b.: The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague, Czech Republic
2006
Illilluminations, Greenberg Van Doren, New York, NY
2006
Permanent Collection, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2005
Permanent Collection, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Ga
2005
Permanent Collection, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, Fl.
2005
Leopold Godowsky, Jr. Color Photography Award, Photographic Resource Center, Boston
2005
The Museum, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Slow Down, Pilar, Parra & Romero, Madrid, Spain
2005
Life and Limb, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
2005
Still Lives and Stilled Lives, Ariel Meyerowitz Gallery
2005
Second Sight: Originality, Duplicity and the Object, Loeb Art Center
2005
This Must Be The Place, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College
2004
Art and Architecture, 1900-2000,, Genova Palazzo Ducale, Genoa, Italy
2004
My Life in Politics, Bohen Foundation, New York, NY
2004
Tim Davis, Rencontres d'Arles, Arles, France
2003
Office, The Photographer's Gallery, London, U.K.
2003
Office, The Photographer's Gallery, London, U.K
2003
My Life in Politics, Brent Sikkema, New York, NY -solo
2003
Scrutiny, Bohen Foundation, New York, NY - solo
2003
Tim Davis, Galerie Edward Mitterand, Geneva, Switzerland - solo
2002
Tim Davis, (solo exhibition) Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
2002
The Dubrow Biennial, Kagan Martos Gallery, New York, NY
2002
American Standard, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
2002
Boomerang/Collectors Choice, Exit Art, New York, NY
2001
Summer 2001, Brent Sikkema, New York, NY
2001
Settings & Players, Theatrical Ambiguity in American Photography (group exhibition), WHITE CUBE2 , London, U. K.
2001
Workspheres, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2001
Hypoluxo Road, Brent Sikkema, New York -solo
2001
Retail, WHITE CUBE2, London, U. K. -solo
2001
American, Postmasters, New York, NY
2000
Foreign Bodies, Untitled Space Gallery, New Haven, CT
2000
New York Show, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY
2000
New York Show, Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY

Public Collections

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville, Virginia
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, Connecticut
International Center of Photography, New York
Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, New York
Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, Florida
Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey
The Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence
Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA
Arcadia University Art Gallery, Pennsylvania
Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland
Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York
Citibank Collection, New York
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Hessel Museum of Art & CCS Galleries, New York
High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia
Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.

Literature

2012
Contemporary Russian Photography: Fotofest Biennial, Fotofest Inc., Houston, TX, 2012, vol. 2 p. 187 (illus.).
2011
Journées photographiques de Bienne Bieler Fototage - Biel/Bienne Festival of Photography, Bienne Bieler Fototage, 2011, p. 36 – 39 (illus.).
2011
Smith, Joel, The Life and Death of Buildings: On Photography and Time, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2011, illus. p. 70.
2011
150 Years Later, exhibition catalogue, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2011.
2009
The New Antiquity, monograph, Damiani Editore, 2009.
2008
States of Mind: Young American Photography, exhibition catalogue, TH-Inside, Brussels and Copenhagen, 2008.
2008
To: Night (Contemporary Representations of the Night), exhibition catalogue, The Hunter College Art Galleries, New York, 2008.
2007
K/R: Projects, Writings/Buildings, photo essay by Tim Davis, Ten Thousand One, 2007.
2007
America: Three Hundred Years of Innovation, exhibition catalogue, Shanghai Museum of Art, Shanghai, 2007.
2006
Vitamin Ph: New Perspectives in Photography, Phaidon, 2006.
2006
My Life in Politics, monograph, Aperture/Blindspot, 2006.
2005
Permanent Collection, monograph, Nazraeli Press, 2005
2004
American Whatever, book of poetry by Tim Davis, Edge Books, 2004.
2002
Lots, Tim Davis, monograph, essay by David Levi-Strauss, Coromandel Design, Paris, 2002.
2002
American Standard, exhibition catalogue, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, 2002.
2002
Seduire/Seduce, exhibition catalogue, Coromandel Express, Paris, France, 2002.
2000
Dailies, book of poetry by Tim Davis, The Figures Press, 2000.