Bruce Thorn, CV

 

 

 

 

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

 

2019   Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago, 12x12 Ten Year Anniversary Show

 

2019   Hofheimer Gallery, Chicago, It’s a Small Show After All

 

2019   Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL, Earthly Delights, Bruce Thorn and Les Allen

 

2018   Sauk Gallery, Dixon, IL, Bruce Thorn: Earthly Delights

 

2018   Hofheimer Gallery, Chicago, Salute

           Betty Cleeland, William Conger, Donna Hapac, Vera Klement, Eleanor Speiss-Ferris                 and Bruce Thorn

 

2017   Sugar Row Gallery, Mineral Point, WI, Bruce Thorn: Upstream Paradise

 

2017   LaLuz Gallery, Chicago

           Sacred and Profane: Bruce Thorn, Chuck Walker and Paul Lamantia

 

2017   The Ukrainian Museum, New York, New York,  Chornobyl: Artists Respond

 

2016   Rockford Art Museum, Rockford IL        

           The Rockford Midwestern Biennial, Best of Show Award

 

2016   Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, Chornobyl: Artists Respond

 

2015   Koehnline Museum of Art, Des Plaines, IL, Bruce Thorn: As If There’s No Tomorrow

 

2013   Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago

           Subconscious Eye, Bruce Thorn, Paul Lamantia and J.A. Kurtz

 

2013   The Beverly Art Center, Chicago

           Chatterbox Fiction, a seven-artist exhibition curated by Bruce Thorn

 

2011    Union League Club, Chicago, Bruce Thorn: New Paintings


2006  Flaten Art Museum, Northfield, MN, Patterning, Bruce Thorn and Liz Quisgard


2004  The Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague, Czechoslovakia 

           4th Triennale Graphic Prague 2004


2003   International Center for the Print, NYC, NY, New Prints 2003, Fall


2001   Arena Gallery, Chicago, Influence Chicago Influence

 

2000  Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Les Chemical Carnales, Curated by Ed Paschke

 

1996   Zaks Gallery, Chicago, IL: Bruce Thorn, Recent Works, solo exhibition


1995   Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon, Oregon Biennial,

 

1994   Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA: Bruce Thorn, Recent Works, solo exhibition


1986   Zaks Gallery, Chicago, IL: Bruce Thorn and Bruce Thayer

 

1985   Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada: Bruce Thorn, Spring Thaw

 

GRANTS. AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES

 

2016   Rockford Art Museum, Rockford IL, The Rockford Midwestern Biennial 

           Best of Show Award

 

2015   March 30-April 21 Residency at Ragdale Foundation, Lake Forest, IL

 

2014, 2011 and 2006  International Residency at Foundation SLAK, Arnhem, Netherlands

 

1994   Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, New York, NY

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1987    MFA in Painting, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL


1975    BFA in Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Museum of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN


Roger Brown Study Collection, Chicago, IL

 

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL

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