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Selected Exhibitions 

2019 Earthly Delights, Water Street Studios, Batavia, IL

         Bruce Thorn and Les Allen   

 

2018 Salut, Hofheimer Gallery, Chicago IL

2018 Sauk Gallery, Dixon, IL

         Bruce Thorn: Earthly Delights

 

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 Ukrainian Institute of America in New York

         Chornobyl: Artists Respond

 

2016 The Rockford Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum

         Rockford IL, 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: The Subconscious Eye

         Bruce Thorn, Paul Lamantia and J.A. Kurtz 

 

2013 The Beverly Art Center, Chicago, IL

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

 

2011 Union League Club, Chicago, IL

         Bruce Thorn: New Paintings


2006 Flaten Art Museum, Northfield, MN

         Bruce Thorn and Liz Quisgard


2004 The Czech Museum of Fine Arts, Prague, Czechoslovakia

         4th Triennale Graphic Prague 2004


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


2001 Influence, Chicago Influence, Arena Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

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

 

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


1995 Oregon Biennial, Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon 

 

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


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

 

1985 Susan Whitney Gallery, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada

         Bruce Thorn, solo exhibition 

 

Grants, Awards And Residencies 

 

2016 The Rockford Midwestern Biennial, Rockford Art Museum,

         Rockford IL., Best of Show Award

 

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

 

2014, 2011 and 2006 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 

 

 

Bibliography

 

2015 As if There’s No Tomorrow, Margaret Hawkins and Nathan Harpaz, Ph.D.

2015 Bruce Thorn, Koehnline Museum, by Chris Miller, New City, March 6

 

2013 The Subconscious Eye, Robert Cozzolino

 

2006 Abstract Imagist, Corbett vs. Dempsey Publications 

 

2004 4th Triennial of Graphic Arts Prague 2004, Arbor Vitae

 

 

Public Collections

The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

 

Roger Brown Study Collection, Chicago, IL 

St. Olaf College, Northfield, MN

Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL