Tim Davis  (American, 1969) 

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Tim Davis Biography
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
Selected 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
Selected 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.