ARTIST CV


SELECTED SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2017
Tom Stanley: Scratching the Surface, Halsey Institute of Contemporary Art, Charleston, S.C.

Tom Stanley, 1992-2017: Drawing in Paint, if ART Gallery, Columbia, S.C.

2016
Alf Ward/Tom Stanley: The heart has its reasons of which reason knows nothing, Rock Hill Center for the Arts.

Works in Black & White, Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, S.C.

Drawings Across the Sea, Casa-Museu Abel Salazar, Porto, Portugal.

Road to Nowhere, The George Gallery, Charleston, S.C.

Slide Script Paintings, Hampton III Gallery, Greenville, S.C.

2015
Recent Work, The George Gallery, Charleston, S.C.

2012    
Glossary: Untitled Paintings, if ART, Columbia, S.C.

Untitled Exhibition, Dalton Gallery, Clinton Junior College, Rock Hill, S.C

2011
Two-person collaboration with Shaun Cassidy, Charlotte Country Day Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.

S.C. Triennial Revisited, 701 Center for Contemporary Arts, Columbia, S.C.

Red and White and Black, one-person exhibition, Art Space, Raleigh, N.C.

2009    
Collaboration of Fragments: Shaun Cassidy and Tom Stanley, Sumter Gallery of Art, Sumter, S.C.

2006    
Anna Redwine: Life in One Breath and Tom Stanley: The Neighborhood, if ART Gallery, Columbia, S.C.

Floating/Grounded: Kathe Rice Stanley and Tom Stanley, Center for the Arts, Rock Hill, S.C.    

One-Person Exhibition, Glance Gallery, Raleigh, N.C.

2005    
The Neighborhood and Other Recent Works, The Gallery at Carillon, Charlotte, N.C.    

One-Person Exhibition, Floating, Ken Kirschman Artspace, NOCCA Riverfront, New Orleans, La.

2003
One-Person Exhibition, across the river, New Works by Tom Stanley, Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.

Figure of Speech: Tom Stanley and Tim Hussey, Halsey Gallery, Charleston, S.C.

2002
One-Person Exhibition, Tom Stanley: Black Mountain Drawings, Jeanne Rauch Gallery, Gaston College, N.C.

Tom Stanley and Alf Ward, Rebecca Randall Bryan Art Gallery, Coastal Carolina, Conway, S.C.

2001    
One-Person Exhibition, en route to orleans, an installation for the McColl Center for Visual Arts, Charlotte, N.C.

1999    
One-Person Exhibition, Recent Work, USC Sumter Gallery, Sumter, S.C.

1996    
One-Person Exhibition, Installation of en route to hamlet, Spirit Square, Charlotte, NC.

One-Person Exhibition, Installation of en route to hamlet, Jeremiah Miller Gallery, Greensboro, N.C.

1995
Tom Stanley and Gene Merritt, Meteor Gallery, Columbia, S.C.

1993    
One-Person Exhibition, Tom Stanley Paintings, Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tenn.

1992    
One-Person Exhibition, Recent Paintings, University of South Carolina, Spartanburg, S.C.    

1991    
Two Person Exhibition, Chelsea Gallery, Western Carolina University, Cullowhee, N.C.

1982    
One-Person Exhibition, Tom Stanley Paintings, Isaac Hathaway Arts Center, University of Arkansas, Pine Bluff, Ark.

1980    
One-person exhibition, Tom Stanley: Recent Work, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, Ga.

1977    
One-Person Exhibition, McDonald Art Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.

1974        
Two-Person Exhibition, Tom Stanley and Kevin O-Farrell, Humanities Center, Richmond, Va.

1973    
Two-Person Exhibition, Bob Kopf and Tom Stanley, Winthrop College Gallery, Rock Hill, S.C.


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
Across the Board: New Works, If Art, Columbia, S.C. 

2013    
701 Biennial, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, S.C.

2013
By Way of the South, Curated By Justin Van Hoy, Guerrero Gallery, San Francisco.

2012    
Abstraction in South Carolina Since 1950, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, S.C.

Commentary/Exhibition of Southeastern Artists, Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.

2010    
Color, Fields, Forms & Fractures, if ART Exhibition, Columbia, S.C.
    
2009    
State Art Collection: Contemporary Conversations, 701 Center for Contemporary Art, Columbia, S.C.
 
2008    
Carolina Contemporary Collection: The Art of Healing, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C.

4Oth Anniversary South Carolina Arts Commission, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, S.C.

20th Anniversary Juried Exhibition, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, S.C.
 
2007    
Mark B. Coplan Collection of Art, S.C. State Museum, Columbia, S.C.
 
2006    
Introductions, Barbara Archer Gallery, Atlanta, Ga. 

NASCAR Inspired, Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, N.C.

Alumni Invitational, McMaster Gallery, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C. 

State Art Collection, part II, 1992-2006, Sumter Gallery of Art, Sumter, S.C.

Memory and Place, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, N.C.

2005    
Homegrown Southeast, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, N.C.

Sommerwende International Arts Festival, gallery twenty-four, Berlin, Germany

South Carolina Birds, Sumter Gallery of Art, Sumter, S.C., and Burroughs Chapin Art Museum, Myrtle Beach, S.C.

2004
Triennial 2004, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, S.C.

2003    
Une Collection: Homage a Geneviève Roulin, Furor et La Galerie du Marché, Lausanne.

New American Paintings, #46. The Eighth Open Studios Southern Competition in Print, Boston, Mass.

Maker Versus Material, Curator: Bank of America and Trizec Properties, Charlotte, N.C.

2002    
La Collection Geneviève Roulin, Musée de la Halle Saint Pierre, Paris.

2001    
Public Art and Landscape in the Charlotte Region, The Gallery at Carillon, Charlotte, N.C.

Reconstruction Eden, Hodges Taylor Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.

2000
New American Paintings, #28. The Fifth Open Studios Southern Competition in Print, Boston, Mass.

1999    
Collaborations/James M. Steven, McKissick Museum, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.

Just Racin': Artists Look at NASCAR, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, N.C.

1998
Triennial '98, South Carolina State Museum, Columbia, S.C.    

Works on Paper, Zone One Contemporary, Asheville, N.C.

1997    
Our Connection to the Land, Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art, Greensboro, N.C.

Gary Komarin, Michael Nakoneczny & Tom Stanley, MOFA, New Orleans, La.

1996
Combined Talents, 1996 Florida National, Fine Arts Museum, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.

KY/SCnyc (curator/Fiona Ragheb), National Art Club, New York, N.Y.

1995    
18th Annual Invitation Exhibition, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, N.C.

1994    
Chiaroscuro - A Contemporary Study of Light and Dark, Montgomery Museum or Art, Ala.

Art Automat, Context Inaugural Exhibition, Charlotte, N.C.

1993    
Invitational Exhibition, Zone One Contemporary, Asheville, N.C.

1992    
Music of the Canvas with composer David Ott, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, N.C.

Carolina Artscapes 92, Adams Outdoor, the Mint Museum and the Arts and Science Council, Charlotte, N.C.

1991    
Homecoming: Artists Celebrate Their Teachers, Spirit Square Center for the Arts, Charlotte.

1988    
Group Exhibition, Gilliam and Peden Gallery, Raleigh, N.C.

Best Painting, Springs Traveling Exhibition, Lancaster, S.C. and Southeast United States.

1987    
Crayon Show, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, N.C

1986
Off the Beaten Path, Limbo Gallery, Charlotte, N.C.    

Directors and Curators, Winthrop College Gallery, Rock Hill, S.C.

Drawing/Seven Points of View, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Va.

1985    
Drawing Invitational, Winthrop College Gallery, Rock Hill, S.C.

Positive/Negative, 2-D National, East Tennessee State University, Johnson City, Tenn.

College of Mainland Print and Drawing Exhibition, Texas City. Texas.

1983
Arkansas Art '83, Mabee Fine Arts Center, Arkadelphia, Ark.

1981
14th Annual Arkansas Exhibition, Southeast Arkansas Arts Center, Pine Bluff, Ark.

1978    
Exhibited, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, N.C.

South Carolina Arts Commission Juried Exhibition, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, S.C.

1973
Biennial, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, N.C.

1972
37th Southeastern Juried Exhibition, Gallery of Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, N.C.


SELECTED COMMISSIONS, COLLECTIONS AND PUBLIC ART

2017  
Collection, College of Charleston, Charleston, S.C.

2009-Present    
CATS (Charlotte Area Transit System), Blue Line Extension, Public Art and Design for Tom Hunter Stations.

2011    
Five wall pieces for the University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha (collaboration with Shaun Cassidy).

2009-2013
Public Art Commission in Progress: Time Further Out in collaboration with Shaun Cassidy, Arts & Science Council, Matthews, N.C., Sports Complex.

2009-2010    
Public Art Commission, Winthrop Monolith and River Walk Gathering Area in collaboration with Shaun Cassidy, Hardin Family Garden, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.

2008    
Collection, Ashley River Tower, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, S.C.

2007    
Public Art Commission, Balancing Act, with Shaun Cassidy, Provident Community Bank, Simpsonville, S.C.

Public Art Commission, Journey, with Shaun Cassidy, Local Government Federal Credit Union, Raleigh, N.C.

Collection, South Caroline State Museum, Columbia, S.C.

2006    
Collection, South Carolina Arts Commission, Columbia, S.C.

2000    
Collection, B.F. Goodrich, Charlotte, N.C.

Collection, Womble, Carlyle, Standridge and Rice, Charlotte, N.C.

1998    
Collection, Jean de Matini et Geneviève Roulin, Lausanne, Switzerland.

Collection, First Charter Center, Charlotte, N.C.

1997    
Collection, Duke University, Durham, N.C.

1996    
Collection, Kennedy Covington Lobdell & Hickman, Rock Hill, S.C.

1992    
Carolina Artscapes '92, Public Art Billboard Commission, Charlotte, N.C.

1989    
Collection, North Carolina Center for the Advancement of Teaching, Asheville, N.C.

1982
Riverworks, Public Art Commission, Arkansas College Campus, Funded by the Arkansas Arts Council, Batesville, Ark.

1978    
Collection, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C.

Collection, Nations Bank, Charlotte, N.C.

1977    
Collection, Davidson College, Davidson, N.C.

Stations of the Cross, Commission for Monk's Chapel, Belmont Abbey College, Belmont, N.C.


PUBLICATIONS AND EXHIBITION CATALOGS

2016
Hampton III Gallery Publication, An Archelogy of Memory by Maria Clara Paulino.

2012    
Tom Stanley: Discovering What’s Next by Wim Roefs.

2011    
Tom Stanley Paints Himself Out of a Corner, digital catalogue with essay by Barbara Schreiber.

Red and White and Black, Art Space brochure with essay by Lia Newman.

2006    
Tom Stanley, The Neighborhood, Essay by Wim Roefs, If ART, Columbia, S.C.

2005    
The Drama Issue Five, the A to Z Issue, Joel Speasmaker, Brooklyn.

2004
South Carolina Birds, Essay by Wim Roefs, Sumter Gallery of Art, Columbia, S.C.

2003    
New American Painting #46, Eighth Open Studios Southern Competition, Open Studio, Press, Boston, Mass.

2002    
Geneviève Roulin, published by Jean de Martini & Furor, Switzerland.

2000    
New American Paintings #28, The Fifth Open Studios Southern Competition, Open Studio Press, Boston, Mass.

1999    
The Carolinas Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, An Exploration of Social and Economic Trends, 1924-1999; funding from the Duke Endowment, Charlotte, N.C
.
1998    
Triennial 98, South Carolina State Museum/South Carolina Arts Commission, Columbia, S.C.

1996    
Combined Talents: The Florida National 1996, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.

1996    
NY/SCnyc: Works by Contemporary Artists from Kentucky and South Carolina, essay by J. Fiona Ragheb, The National Arts Club, New York.

1995    
3 Artists II, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, S.C.

1994    
Chiaroscuro: Montgomery 1994 Biennial, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, essay by Jane Kessler, Montgomery. Ala.


REVIEWS AND ARTICLES

2016
Tom Stanley – Slide Script Paintings by Terry Jarrard-Dimond Stuido 24-7.
http://studio24-7.blogspot.com/2016/04/tom-stanley-slide-script-paintings.html

Artist Tom Stanley Takes us on a Road to Nowhere by Scott D. Elingburg (the Post and Courier).
http://www.charlestonscene.com/article/20160217/CS/160219429/1002/artist-tom-stanley-takes-us-on-a-x2018-road-to-nowhere-x2019

2015    
Art in Process: In the Studio with Tom Stanley by Lisa Rubenson for HappeningsCLT.
http://happeningsclt.com/2015/07/08/art-in-process-in-the-studio-with-tom-stanley/. 

2005    
“Arts Infusion: Gallery Work Is in Tom Stanley’s Veins,” by Karen Martin, Winthrop Magazine, Rock Hill, S.C.

2004    
“Chasing a mystery,” by Richard Maschal,  The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, N.C. 2004    

“Floating Down a Mysterious River,” by Lauren Hoyt, The Herald, Rock Hill, S.C.

2003    
“Modern Ideas and Mythology: Two Artists Dog Deep in Different Ways,” by Amy Wisher, Creative Loafing, Charlotte, N.C.

2001    
“Dog Days in Eden: Reexamining the American Landscape,” by Scott Lucas,  Creative Loafing, Charlotte, N.C.

1999
"Hamlet reveals uneasy icons with common structures, by Jane Grau, The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, N.C.                  

"en route to hamlet: the work of Tom Stanley," by Teri Tynes, Free Times, Columbia, S.C.

1998    
"Stanley's show meanders through a captivating landscape," by Dawn Hinshaw, The State, Columbia, S.C.

"Creative curators," by Jeffrey Day, The State, Columbia, S.C.

"Exhibits to see before they pack up for the season," by Jane Grau, The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, N.C.

1997    
"3 of 4 painters give a traditional lay of the landscape at Green Hill Center," by Tom Patterson, Winston-Salem Journal, Winston-Salem, N.C.            

"Conversation With the Past," by Jane Grau, Creative Loafing, Charlotte, N.C.

"Best of Both Worlds," by Linda Brown, Creative Loafing, Charlotte, N.C.

"Layers and Series," by Karl F. Volkmar, The New Orleans Art Review, New Orleans, La.

1996    
"Artist adds more steps in his journey through life," by Tom Patterson, The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, N.C.

"A Curious Eye," by Pat FitzGerald, The Herald, Rock Hill, S.C.

1995    
"3 artists transform the ordinary," by Tom Patterson, The Charlotte Observer, Charlotte, N.C.

"Merritt and Stanley: Two men, one show," by Pat FitzGerald, The Herald, Rock Hill, S.C.

1992    
"Roadside Attractions," by Sandy Seawright, Break Magazine, Charlotte, N.C.

1991    
"Hothouse flora and fauna thrive in WCU galleries," by James Thompson, Asheville Citizen- Times, Asheville, N.C.

1989    
"Geometric Grace," by Steven Litt, The News and Observer, Raleigh, N.C.


AUTHORED ARTICLES AND ESSAYS AS CURATOR

2016    
“Artist Gene Merritt,” Paperwork, The Drawings of Gene Merritt, Tom Stanley; designed by John Foster, St. Louis.

2013    
Entry about artist Gene Merritt, The New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture: Volume 23: Folk Art,
University of North Carolina Press.

2006    
Exhibition Essay, “Fact-Family-Fantasy,” Artspace, Raleigh, N.C.

“Journey to the Cradle of Humankind,” Introductory Essay for Winthrop’s South by South Africa Project, Two Worlds Outside: Nukain Mabusa and Joshua Samuel, Winthrop University Galleries, Rock Hill, S.C.

2005    
“Notes on Memory and Observation in the Drawing of Gene Merritt,” Musée de la Création Franche, Bègles, France.

2002    
Essays on Gene Merritt and Brooks Yeomans, Eternity Has No Door of Escape, Galleria Gottardo, Lugano, Switzerland.

2001    
L'Art Brut Fascicule 21, Collection de l'Art Brut Monograph Series, Essays about Artists Gene Merritt and Brooks Yeomans.

2001    
Exhibition Essay, “Portraits et Personnages,” Winthrop University Galleries.

2000    
Film Writer, Remembering Ed: The Last Precisionist, S.C. ETV.

1999    
"Tom Stanley Explores the World of Gene Merritt," Raw Vision, London and New York.

1999    
"Outside of What," essay for magazine Hanatsubaki, Tokyo, Japan.

1998    
Announcement Essay for Gene Merritt Exhibition, Collection de l'Art Brut, Lausanne, Switzerland.

1995    
Exhibition Essay, "Gifts of Survival," Catawba Pottery: Legacy of Survival/Seven Master Potters, South Carolina Arts Commission, Columbia, S.C.

1993        
"New Craft/New Art," Essay for Crafts of the Carolinas, South Carolina Arts Commission, Columbia, S.C.

1993    
Author and Organizer of Education Kit, Across Generations: Catawba Potters and Their Art, South Carolina Humanities Commission.

1991    
Exhibition Essay, Somar Invitational Exhibition, Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, N.C.

1990    
Exhibition Essay, "Jeremiah Miller: In the Wild," Gibbes Museum Exhibition, Charleston, S.C.

1981    
Exhibition Essay, “Worth Keeping: Found Artists of the Carolinas”, Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, S.C.


AWARDS AND HONORS

2017
Recipient, Medal of Honor in the Arts, Winthrop University.

2016
Faculty Research Grant, Drawings Across the Sea, Casa-Museu Abel Salazar, Porto, Portugal.

2012    
Featured Artist, South Carolina Art Education Association Conference.

Presidential Citation, Winthrop University.    

2010
Higher Education Award, South Carolina Art Education Association.

2009    
United Way Community Champion, United Way of York County.

2009    
Faculty Research Grant with collaborator Shaun Cassidy, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.

2008    
Faculty Research Grant for Curriculum Development, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.

2007    
Recipient, Ben Audrey Volunteer Award, Arts Council of York County.

2006    
Presidential Citation, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.

2005    
Regional Artist Project Grant, Arts and Science Council, Charlotte, N.C.

2004    
Awarded Sabbatical for Spring 2004.

2002    
Faculty Research Grant for Curriculum Development (Benny Andrews Project), Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.

2000    
Presidential Citation, Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C.

1995    
“Best In Charlotte: Critics Choice Award for Best University Gallery,” Creative Loafing.

1995    
“Best In Charlotte: Critics Choice Award for Best Curated Exhibition,” Creative Loafing.

1995    
Artist Project Grant, South Carolina Arts Commission, Columbia, S.C.

1995
Regional Designation Award in the Arts, Atlanta Committee for the Olympic Games.

1994    
“Best University Gallery of 1994,” The Charlotte Observer.

1990    
Certificate of Recognition, Community Appearance Commission, City or Salisbury.

1982    
Artist Project Grant, Arkansas Arts Council, Little Rock, Ark.


EDUCATION    

M.F.A. in Painting, University of South Carolina, Columbia, S.C., 1980
M.A. in Applied Art History, University of S.C., Columbia, S.C., 1980
B.A. in Studio Art, Belmont Abbey/Sacred Heart Colleges, Belmont, N.C., 1972


EMPLOYMENT HISTORY

Winthrop University, Rock Hill, S.C
2007- June, 2017: Chair, Department of Fine Arts; Professor of Fine Arts; Advisor, M.F.A. Program

2005-2010:  Coordinator of ACE Projects at Winthrop

1990-2010: Director, Winthrop University Galleries.

Waterworks Visual Arts Center, Salisbury, N.C.
1985-1990:  Director

Livingstone College, Salisbury, N.C.
1987-1989:  Instructor of Art History and Appreciation

Barry University, Miami, Fla.
1983-1985: Assistant Professor of Art 

Arkansas College, (now Lyon College) Batesville, Ark.
1980-1983:  Assistant Professor of Art and Historic Preservation

Central Corrections Institute, Columbia, S.C.
1979-1980:  Instructor of Art

Greg Copeland Inc., Passaic, N.J. and New York, N.Y.
1975-1977:  Resident Designer