Tim Hawkinson  (American, 1960) 

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Tim Hawkinson Biography
1960   Born in San Francisco, CA
1984   B.F.A., San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1989   M.F.A., University of California, Los Angeles, CA
  Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
Selected Exhibitions
2012   Death and Life of an Object, Edward Cella Art+ Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
2011   Broodwork: It’s About Time, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA
2011   Soft Machines, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY
2010   Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2010   One Man Band, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2010   Size DOES Matter, Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
2010   Dead or Alive, Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
2010   A Sense of Humor, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
2010   Look Again, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
2010   Skin, Wellcome Collection, London, UK
2010   Retro-Tech, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2010   50 Years at Pace, The Pace Gallery, 510 West 25th Street, New York, NY
2010   The Artist's Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2010   Divine Comedy, Sotheby’s, New York, NY
2009   I.D.: Individual Demographics, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009   Art and Electronic Media, Bitforms Gallery, New York, NY
2009   California Maximalism, NYEHAUS, New York, NY
2009   15th Inaugural Group Exhibition, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
2009   Pace Wildenstein, New York, NY (solo)
2008   Tim Hawkinson, Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand (solo)
2008   The Way Things Go, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, NY
2008   Group Show, L.A. Louver, Los Angeles, CA
2008   Carl Andre / Tim Hawkinson, Arizona State University Museum, Tempe, AZ
2008   XXIc: Exhibition 3 “XXIst Century Man”, The Miyake Foundation, 21_21 Design Sight, Tokyo
2008   A Human Impulse: Figuration from the Diane and Sandy Besser Collection, Arizona State University Art, Museum, Tempe, AZ
2007 - 2008   Tim Hawkinson: Mapping the Marvelous, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (solo)
2007 - 2008   All for Art! Great Private Collections Among Us, Museé des beaux-arts de Montréal, Canada
2007 - 2008   From Africa to America, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio
2007 - 2008   Fractured Figure: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
2007   Skin of/in Contemporary Art, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2007   Ensemble, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2007   Light Time and Three Dimensions, Pace Wildenstein, New York, NY
2007   Not For Sale, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Islang City, NY
2007   How Man is Knit, Pace Wildenstein, New York, NY (solo)
2007   Nyehaus, New York, NY (solo)
2007   Zoopsia: New Works by Tim Hawkinson, The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2006   Swell, The New York Center for Art and Media Studies, New York, NY
2006   Heads, Pescali & Sprovieri, London, UK
2006   EgoMANIA, Galleria Civica di Modena, Italy
2005   An Empty Space: Tim Hawkinson, Akira Ikeda Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2005   Überorgan, Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2005   Tim Hawkinson, Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2005   Tim Hawkinson, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
2005   Summer Group Show, Pace Wildenstein, New York, NY
2005   A.B. Normal, Nyehaus, New York, NY
2005   Laguna’s Hidden Treasures: Art from Private Collections, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
2005   Logical Conclusions: 40 Years of Rule-Based Art, PaceWildenstein, New York, NY (cat)
2005   Material Matters, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
2004   Tim Hawkinson, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2003   We Are Electric, Deitch Projects, New York NY
2002 - 2003   Fantasy Underfoot: The 47th Biennial Exhibition, Corcoran Gallery of Art Washington, D.C.
2002   2002 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2002   Überorgan, Ace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001 - 2002   Chain Reaction: Rube Goldberg and Contemporary Art, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA. Traveled to Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY January 26 – April 14
2001   Un Art Populaire, Foundation Cartier Pour L’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
2001   Directions, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. (solo)
2001   The Americans: New Art, Barbican Gallery, London, UK
2001   Clenchclutchflinch, Paul Rodgers/9W, New York, NY
2000 - 2001   Überorgan, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA (solo)
2000   New Work, White Cube, London, UK (solo)
2000   Tim Hawkinson, Miyake Design Studio, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2000   Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2000   Pentecost, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2000   Hand-Made in the USA, Sprovieri Gallery, London, UK
2000   The Greenhouse Effect, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
2000   Arte Americana, Ultimo Decennio, Ravenna, Italy
2000   American Bricolage, Sperone Westerwater, New York, NY
1999   48th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
1999   Zero-G: When Gravity Becomes Form, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT
1999   Persona, Galerie Carousel, Paris, France
1999   Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1999   Tim Hawkinson: New Works, Akira Ikeda Gallery, AIG Exhibition/Taura, Japan (solo)
1999   Art of the Machine, Ace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1999   Head to Toe: Impressing the Body, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst, MA
1999   Dreaming III: Contemporary American Art and Old Japanese Ceramics, Akira Aikeda Gallery, New York, NY
1998 - 1999   Issey Miyake: Making Things, Foundation Cartier Pour L’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
1998   Être Nature, Fondation Cartier Pour L’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
1998   Deep Thought, Basilico Fine Art, New York, NY
1998   Galleria Milleventi, Milan (solo)
1998   Pneumatic Quilt (collaboration with Issey Miyake), Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1997 - 1998   Identity Crisis: Self-Portraiture at the End of the Century, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI. Traveled to Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
1997   Voorzaal und Achterzaal, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1997   Yard Sale, Special K Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
1996 - 1997   The Scream: Borealis 8, Arkem Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Germany
1996 - 1997   Secret Sync, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco (solo)
1996 - 1997   Humongolous: Sculpture and Other Works by Tim Hawkinson, organized by The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH. Traveled to: Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio, August 24 – October 27; Center for the Arts, Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, September 6 – October 27; The Arnoff Center for the Arts, Alice F. and Harris K. Weston Art Gallery, Cincinatti (concurrent exhibition with The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinatti), November 9 – January 12, 1997; Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, January 25-March 30, 1997; and John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, 1997 (cat) Secret Sync, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA. Traveled to Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1996   Tim Hawkinson, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1996   Ali Ikmnostw, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA (solo)
1996   Shirts and Skins: Absence/Presence in Contemporary Art, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, HI
1996   Narcissism: Artists Reflect Themselves, California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA
1996   First Person, Marc Foxx Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1996   The Empowered Object, Hunsaker/Schlesinger Fine Art, Santa Monica, CA
1996   Be Specific, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1995   Veered Science, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
1995   California in Three Dimensions, California Center for the Arts Museum, Escondido, CA
1995   Beyond 15 Minutes, Cheney Cowles Museum, Spokane, WA
1995   Tim Hawksinson, Ace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1994 - 1995   In the Black, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
1994   Hooked on a Feeling, Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994   Current Abstractions, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1994   Tim Hawkinson, Guggenheim Art Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA (solo)
1994   This is My Body, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
1993   Tim Hawkinson, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1992   Imperfect Order, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
1991   Evocative Objects, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
1991   Tim Hawkinson, Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden (solo)
1990   Tim Hawkinson, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1990   Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1990   Lead & Wax, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1989   Self Evidence, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
1989   Modern Objects, Richard/Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1988   Profound Visions, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
1988   Curt Marcus Gallery, New York, NY
1988   Excavations, Otis Art Institute of Parsons School of Design, Los Angeles, CA
1988   Tim Hawkinson: Objects, Ace Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
1987   Young American Artists V, Mandeville Gallery, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA
1987   Two Person Exhibition, Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1987   Livestock, Los Angeles, CA
1986   All-California 86: On a Small Scale, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
1986   Abstract Dimensional Painting, Richard Art Center, Richmond, VA
1985   Paint in Space, Main Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1985   New Art in the West, Vorpal Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985   Coming Attractions, San Jose Institute of Art, San Jose, CA
1985   Tim Hawkinson, Brunswick Gallery, Missoula, Montana (solo)
1984   Tim Hawkinson, Gallery 6, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA (solo)
1984   Painted, Tinted, Tainted Sculpture, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
1983   Painted Constructions, Main Gallery, San Jose State University, San Jose, CA
1982   Tim Hawkinson, Freight Door Gallery, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, CA (solo)
1981   Tim Hawkinson, Carlson Tower Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (solo)
Selected Public Collections
  Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
  Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
  J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
  Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
  Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
  Stuart Collection, University of California, San Diego, CA
  Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Literature
2007   Erickson, Steve and Tim Nye. Tim Hawkinson. New York: nyehaus/foundation, 2007.
2005   Harvey, Doug and Lawrence Rinder. Tim Hawkinson. New York: Whitney Museum, 2005.