Curriculum Vitae
Thomas Rose
BFA University of Illinois, Champaign
MA University of California, Berkeley 1967
Lund Université, Lund Sweden, Post Grad work
Selected Exhibitions:
"Diamond Leaves", Contemporary Artist’s Books, CAFA, Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China
"Narratives in their Natural State", New Media, "Art Practice Project", Shi Jie Zi, Village Museum, Gan Su Provence, China
Beijing Photographic Fair, Beijing, China
"Forces of Nature", Selections from the Fredrick Weisman Foundation Collection, Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, CA
"Mirror/Window", School of Photography, Beijing Film Academy, Beijing China
Beijing Film Academy, New Media Triennial, Beijing
Thomas Barry Gallery, Power Lines, Minneapolis
Minnesota Museum Of Art, Then and Now, Victor Bloomfield artists photographs pared with current work, St Paul, MN
Ping Yao International Photography Festival, (solo)
Minneapolis Institute of Art, 3D artists multiples
Yale University, Hass Family Arts and Architecture Library "Structure Explored: Architectural Themes in the Book Arts"
Timeless Gallery, Beijing, China, "Ghost Stories"
La Celeste Art center, Beijing, China, "Contemporary American Imaging"
2011 International Contemporary Photography Exhibition, "Dispersed Light" Chongqing City, China
New Media International Exhibition La Celeste Art Center, Beijing, China
Triennial New Media Installation, Beijing Film Academy, Video/ Mysteries
Milwaukee Public Library, Time Frames , exhibition Time Frames
School of Architecture, University of Minnesota, Time Frames and other stories
Ping Yao International Photography Festival (solo exhibition)Ping Yao, China Korean Cultural Center, "Art Rules" new photography, Beijing China
798 Photography Gallery, Image Dynamics, Beijing, China Weisman Museum of Art, Minneapolis, Time Frames *
Gallerie Lipanjipuntin, Trieste, Italy "Is Anybody Out There" new photographs
HGA architects, Minneapolis, Palace-Orpheum project, Time Frames
Hillyer Art Space, Washington D.C., Across the Page
Bejing Film Academy, Beijing, China, Current Photographs
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, "Manifestations of Contemporary Art", Tehran, Iran
Luxun Academy of Fine Art, Shenyang, China
Milwaukee Public Library, Recent additions to the rare books collection
Kent Mueller Gallery, Milwaukee, The House on Scott St.*
Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami Florida, "Mysteries"*
Flanders Gallery, Minneapolis, Minnesota*
Wankwang University Iksan, South Korea
20 Years, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis
Gallery Lipanjepuntin, Trieste, Italy
Gensler Architecture, "Fabricated Structures", New Photographs*
Soo Center for Visual Arts, Minneapolis
Cyrus Running Gallery Concordia College, Moorhead, Mn*
Intermedia Arts, Mpls, School Stories, " Where Do We Start" *
Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Fl. School Stories, " 26 Strangers"*
Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Minneapolis, MN *
Art Basel, Miami, FL
Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami Fl, Artist as Architect*
Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI
Steinbaum/Krauss Gallery New York *
Gensler Architects, Washington D.C. *
Housetonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport CT. *
1998 Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Mpls., MN group
Image/Text, General Mills Corp invitational, Mpls., MN group, April
Steinbaum/Krauss Gallery, New York, Gallery artists, July
Franconia Sculpture Park, new installation of work Sept 98-Sept
"Synaesthesia: Encounters with the Senses," Wriston Art Center,
Lawrence University [group]
Thomas Barry Fine Arts, photo collaboration with David Goldes on
series titled "Flow"
Seonam Gallery Seoul, Korea, new drawings
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT.*
"Watermedia," Brevard Museum of Art and Science, Melbourn, FL
"American Art Today: The Garden," Florida International University Art Museum, Miami, FL
"Korea, Clay and Fire," Iksan, South Korea
"Notes in a Garden,", Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT *
"Searching for the Spiritual," DePree Art Center, Hope College, Holland, MI, special adaptation of installation "Parts of the Body" video work.
Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, NY,
Florida International University, "American Art Today"
Socrates Sculpture Park, 10th Anneversery Exhibition, New York
Steinbaum Krauss Gallery, New York, New York*
Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Mercies and Reason*
The Hisrhhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Marianne Deson Gallery, Chicago, Illinois*
Rosa Esman Gallery, New York*
1974, 1976, 1977
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
PS. 1, New York
The Clocktower, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, New York*
Jock Truman Gallery, New York, NY*
Whitney Museum of American Art, Downtown Branch
Harvard University, The Graduate School of Architecture Design
* indicates solo exhibition
Publications: (journals and limited edition artists books)
Places, Journal of the School of Architecture and Urban design, University of California, Berkeley, vol. 20 #1, Maps and Plans, T. Rose, The Past in the Present, Arthur C. Danto
Time Frames, T Rose, hand made artist book, introduction by Arthur C. Danto, memoir of Thomas Leslie Rose 1867- 1935
Il Progetto, Journal of Art and Architecture, March With Arthur C. Danto, "Phenomenology of Place" Vol 24,
1018 West Scott St, limited edition book, with introduction by Arthur Danto
Where Do We Start, limited edition, hand printed book, Minnesota Center for Book Arts, Indulgence Press, Chip Schilling, printer2003
Il Progetto, Journal of Art and architecture, vol., #14, The Architectural Uncanny, Italy
Winter Book, Minnesota Center for Book Arts,
Readings: Hungry Mind Bookstore, Jan. 8 Carolyn Ruff Gallery, Jan. 15
Red Eye Theater, Mpls., performed reading
Weisman Musem, U of M, Feb. 23
Selected Grants/Fellowships
McKnight Travel grant to China, Beijing
McKnight Research Fellow
Institute for Advanced Studies, grant for research assistance on book, Time frames
McKnight Summer Fellowship, work of book, Time Frames
McKnight Foundation photographers fellow
Fesler-Lampert, Chair in the Humanities, CLA
1976 /1982
National Endowment for the Arts, individual artist fellowship
1982 /1997
McKnight Artists Fellowship
Minnesota State Arts Board Opportunity Grant
Rockefeller Foundation Residency, Bellagio, Italy
Jerome mid career fellowship
Dayton/Hudson/Jerome Foundation Travel grant
Minnesota State Arts Board Artists Fellowship
Bush Foundation Fellowship for artists
Selected Architectural Commissions:
Private Library for residence in Miami, Florida, commission
Mrs Mary Vaughan, Minneapolis, Private garden, design with Sally Nettelton, Architect
Mr. and Mrs. Detweiler, New York, New York, structure for garden
Dunwoody Institute, Bennett Memorial, Minneapolis, MN
Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT., % for art
Hennepin County Library System, Ridgedale Library children's tory room
Minnesota Zoological Gardens, Apple Valley, MN. Marine Education Center Plaza, collaboration with HGA Architects and Tom Oslund Landscape Architect
Design for Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, Florida
Residence of Bernice and Harold Steinbaum, Miami, Florida
Light Rail Transit Stations, City of Minneapolis, collaboration with Julie Snow Architects
Design for office interior, Youth-Stream Inc. Chrysler Building, New York, [not built]
Articles, Reviews And Publications:
Schumacher, Mary Louise, Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, Haunted by the House, Thursday, March 3, 200
Kovac, Nik, Milwaukee Shepard Express, Critical Mass, March 24, 2005, p 31
Stachura ,Sea, Interview, Milwaukee Public Radio, march 20,
Riddle, Mason, Minnesota, article, "Re Making the Rules of the Game"
Invited contribution to Library of Living Philosophers, "Artist's Philosopher," essay on Arthur Danto's thinking and writing
Arthur Danto essay, Faculty catalogue
"Public Offers Designers Input-Light Rail," by Linda Mack; Jan.
"Fragments: Provisional Locations," article by Mark Daniel Cohen, Review Magazine, New York, NY
"Fantasy Garden," article/photos by Phyllis Boros, Connecticut Post, July
"Temporary Shelters," by Fran Heller, Cleveland Jewish News, Nov.
"A Shelter for Ideas," by Steven Litt, Cleveland Plain Dealer, Nov.
"Stilled Lives," by Frank Green and Dan Tranberg, Cleveland Free Times, Dec
Gamwell, Ernest Hartman, Donald Kuspit, SUNY and Cornell Press
"Watermedia," Florida Today, Jan. 17; Pam Harbaugh
"Art to Experience," Florida Today, Jan. 26; Pam Harbaug
"Tenth Anniversary Exhibition," Socrates Sculpture Park (catalogue), New York, NY
"Everything Flows," City Pages, May 22. By Julie Caniglia
"Two Exhibits Confront the Elements," Minneapolis Star-Tribune, June 15; by Mary Abbe
"Sculpture that Basks in the Summer," New York Times, Aug. 9; Holland Cotter
Steele, Mike, "Multiethnic Minds Meet, Clash, Create," Minneapolis Star Tribune, article, Oct 15
Steele, Mike, "Silence and Desire is Multiethnic Study," Minneapolis Star Tribune, review, Oct 17
Simmons, Tadd, "Silence and Desire," City Pages, review
Abby, Mary, "Secrets and Tangles is moving, intimate drama," Minneapolis Star Tribune, review, June 7
"Mercies and Reason," Essay by Monroe Denton, Minneapolis Institute of Art
Silberman, Rob, Art in America, February
Dallas Times Herald, "Critic's choice: Tom Rose," July 29
Walker Art Center: Painting and Sculpture from the Collection, Rizzoli, New York, pp. 426, 427, 551
New Art Examiner, "Furniture of the 80s," Stephen Luecking, April
New Art Examiner, "Fool for Love, Sets by Tom Rose," Mason Riddle. Apr, Vol. 13, No. 8, p. 71.
Vaughn, Peter, "Scenic Design is What Makes the Play Thing," Minneapolis Star and Tribune, Mar 3
Alan G. Artner, Chicago Tribune, Section 15, Feb 15
Steele, Mike, Minneapolis Tribune, Feb 9
Silberman, Rob, "A Rose Hits the Footlights," City Pages, Feb 6
"Thomas Rose New Work," ARTnews, February. Review.
"Thomas Rose New Work, Rosa Esman Gallery," Arts Magazine, Feb. Review.
Heartney, Eleanor, "Access to Hidden Worlds," New Art Examiner, Apr, pp. 12-13.
Raynor, Vivian, New York Times, New York, NY, Dec 3. Review.
Cohen, Ronny, Art Forum, Feb, p. 89.
Forge, Benjamin, Washington Star, Feb 15.
Wilson, Judith, "Outside Chances," Village Voice, Jul 8-14
Smithsonian Magazine, Apr. Photograph.
Rickey, Carrie, "Curitorial Conceptions," Art Forum, Apr Lewis, Jo Ann, ARTnews, May.
Zimmer, William, "Tableaux," Soho News, Jun 10.
Russell, John, New York Times, Oct 23.
Twin Cities Magazine, Jan. Feature article.
Artner, Alan, Chicago Tribune, Apr.
ARTnews, Nov.
Arts Magazine, Nov.
Artner, Alan, Chicago Tribune, Jan.
Day, H., Art in America, Jan-Feb.
Arts Magazine, June
McFadden, Sarah, "Midwest Art: Minneapolis, Minnesota," Art in America, Jul-Aug.
Arts Magazine, Sep. Review.
"Word/Object/Image Exhibition," New York Times, Dec
Recent Acquisitions of Books:

Where Do We Start? and 1018 W. Scott St and Time Frames

The Getty Institute, Los Angeles
School of the Art institute of Chicago
Whitney Museum, New York
The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
The Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis
The Weisman Museum, Minneapolis
Rare Books, University of Minnesota Libraries
University of Iowa, rare books library
Milwaukee Public Library
University of Vermont
Savannah College of Art & Design
Colin Browne (private collector)
Kelmscott Bookshop
Helen Fredrick (private collector)
Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection Stanford University
Rhode Island School of design
Michael Thompson Bookseller
Karen and Dick Carney (private collector)
Rulon-Miller Bookselller
University of Washington
University of North Carolina, Greenville, NC Rare Books Library,
Mary Vaughn, Minneapolis
Thomas Charles, Minneapolis
Tom Reynolds, Oakland California
Mr. and Mrs. Henderson, Long Lake, MN
Sara Steinbaum, Miami, FL
Fuller Cowles, Minneapolis, MN
Steven Cox
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
William Wiseman
Elinor Turner, Los Angeles, CA
Don McNeil, Minneapolis, MN
Joyce Malden, Chicago, IL
Arthur Anderson, Inc., Chicago, IL
Mr. and Mrs. Fixler, Chicago, IL
Fredrick Weisman, Los Angeles, CA
Bud Grossman, Minneapolis, MN
The Chicago Tribune, Chicago, IL
G.D. Scrle Corporation, Chicago, IL
Best & Company, New York, NY
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY
Faegre & Benson, Minneapolis, MN
Piper Jaffrey, Minneapolis, MN
Gelco Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
First Bank Systems, Minneapolis, MN
Prudential Insurance Co., New York, NY
Joslyn Museum, Omaha, NE
Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
Plains Art Museum, Moorhead, MN
Museum Selection, Collection of Vice President Walter and Joan Mondale, Washington, D.C.
Jerry Silberman, Chicago, IL
Kenneth Dayton, Minneapolis, MN
Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
W. B. Dixon Stround, PA
Mrs. John O'Boyle, Dallas, TX
Nichols Clark, Virginia
Jud Ebersmand, New York, NY
Susanne Vanderwoode, New York, NY
Dr. Jack Chachkes, Connecticut
Susan and Peter Lawrence, New York, NY
Martin Sklar, New York, NY
Henry Feiwel, New York, NY
Babette Neuberger, New York, NY
Wells, Rich & Green, New York, NY
Donald B. McNeil, Minneapolis, MN
General Mills Corporation, Minneapolis, MN
Martin Friedman, Director, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Robert Meyer Collection, Chicago, IL
Kronhausen Collection, Museum of Erotic Art, San Francisco, CA
University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
Metromedia Collection, Los Angeles, CA
John Bolles, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Art Commission, San Francisco, CA
Illinois Bell Telephone Company
Sage and John Cowles
Sue and John Gallert
Erwin Kelen, President, Walker Board
Spring Hill
Stone Container Corporation, Chicago, IL
Kemper Group, Chicago, IL
Margaret Tabadri, Chicago, IL
Popham and Hake Law Firm, Minneapolis, MN
Ed and Harriet Spencer, Minneapolis, MN
Jay and Page Cowles, Minneapolis, MN
Boke and Marian Sills, Minneapolis, MN
John and Ronny Winsor, Minneapolis, MN
The Prudential Company, New York, NY
Charles Zelle, Minneapolis, MN
Erwin Kellen, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Bank of America, San Francisco, CA
Bernice and Harold Steinbaum, NY
Marcel Burgauer, Zurich, Switzerland
Arnold Wessels and Henderson, Minneapolis, MN
Steven Cox, Minneapolis
Minnesota Museum of Art, St. Paul, MN
Jay Swanson, Minneapolis
Henderson, Sculpture/Furniture
Michele Odegaard, Minneapolis
Peter and Nancy Gennet, San Francisco, CA
David Gruber, New York
Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT
Gensler Architects, Washington, DC
Diane Hoskins, Gensler Architect, Washington DC
Cari Ellis, Washington, DC; Houston, TX
Whitney Museum of Art, NY
Getty Museum and Research Institute, Los Angeles, CA
Stanford University rare books
University of Minnesota Library, Rare Books Collection
Milwaukee Public Library, rare books collection