Tom Orr

TOM ORR

Born 1950, Dallas, TX

EDUCATION

1973    BFA Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2012    Tom Orr, Delicious Poison, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX

2011    Tom Orr, Onagadori, Blue Star Contemporary Art, San Antonio, TX  

2010    Ghost Stories, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX

           Tom Orr, Recent Work, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX

2008    Maquettes, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX

2006    Identity, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX

1999    H2O and Other Elements, Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX

1998    Installation, Tulsa Artist Coalition, Tulsa, OK

1994    Installation, Amarillo Museum, Amarillo, TX

           Tom Orr - Recent Work, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

1993    Tom Orr, One Person Exhibition, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

1991    Tom Orr, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

             New Constructions, Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas, TX


1979    Tom Orr, Recent Work, 500 Exposition Gallery, Dallas, TX

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013      BoomTown, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

2012    Showmen, Brand 10, Ft. Worth, TX 

2011    Modern Ruin, Down and Dirty, Ft. Worth, TX

           Silver, 25thAnniversary Exhibition, University of Texas, Arlington, TX

           Art in Container, Kobe Biennial, Kobe, Japan

           Texas Biennial, Austin, TX

           Collections, Cultures and Collaborations, University of North Texas, Denton, TX

           Imprints, Three Generations at 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2010    Transmissiosns, Ft. Worth Contemporary Arts, TCU, Ft. Worth, TX

           Modern Ruin, curated by Christina Rees and Thomas Feulmer, site-specific installations in a failed WaMu bank, Dallas, TX

           Sustenance, Site-specific installation at a vacant factory, Dallas,TX

2009    Performance/Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas,TX

           Cedarhurst Biennial Sculpture Exhibition, Mitchell Musem, Mount Vernon, Illinois.

           Three Sculptors, Texas Women’s University, Denton, TX

2008    More Than This, Invitational Cadd Art Lab, Dallas, TX

           Prints 2008, International Print Center New York , NY

           Group Hug, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX

           Triple Vision: Ted Kincaid, Tom Orr, Susie Rosmarin, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX

           Your Favorite Artist Was a Member: 30 Years at 500X, Dallas, TX

2007    Marty Walker Gallery @ Aqua Wynwood, Miami, FL

            Group Exhibition by Gallery Artists, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX

            Elemental, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX

            Texas Biennial, Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX

2006     Inaugural Group Show, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX

2005     21st Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture in Japan, Ube City Museum, Japan

            Space Invaders, Gene Binder Gallery, Marfa, TX and Univ. of TX at Dallas
             Parings, Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX
             A Friend in Deed, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX

2004     One Hundred Drawings, The University of Dallas, TX
            Mavens, The University of Dallas, TX

2003     Opposite Attraction, Untitled Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
            Invitational, 500 X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2002     Essential Space, Belo Sculpture Series, The McKinney Ave. Contemporary, Dallas, TX

            New American Talent, The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX

            Modalities of the Visible: A Survey of Contemporary Art in North Texas, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX
            Percent for Art Dallas II, The Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

2001     Hung, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX
            2001 Biennial Exhibition, McKinney Ave Contemporary, Dallas, TX
            Braille, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX

2000     Living and Working in Texas, Park Central, Dallas, TX
            Art-Man-Nature, Anniversary Invitational, Connemara Conservatory, Allen, TX
            Vision and Movement 2000: Public Art/Public Transit, The Gallery at UTA, Arlington, TX

1999     Mount Rushmore, Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX
            Percent for Art, City of Dallas, Bathhouse Cultural Center, Dallas, TX

1998     20 x 500, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
            9th International Osaka Triennial, Osaka Foundation of Culture, Osaka, Japan.
            Within the Floating World, Tom Orr and Frances Bagley, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI.
            To Float: Tom Orr and Frances Bagley, Irving Art Center, Irving, TX

1997     Second Texas Annual, The Contemporary Art Center, Ft. Worth, TX
            Floating Mountain, Center for Research in Contemporary Art, University of Texas at Arlington, TX

1996     Sun and Star Japan Festival, Two Person Exhibition with Yonekichi Tanaka at One Ferris Plaza and ConduitGallery, Dallas, TX
            Relatively Speaking: Two Person Invitational, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX
            Two Person Invitational, Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX
            Establishment Exposed, Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas, TX

1995     Made in Texas, Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX
            Group Invitational, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, IL

            6th International Osaka Triennial, Osaka Foundation of Culture, Osaka, Japan. (Bronze Prize)

            2nd Fujisankei Biennale International Exhibition for Contemporary Sculpture,(Prize for Excellence) Utsukushi Ga- Hara Open-Air Museum, Nagano, Japan
            Simple Things, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
            Structure and Form, Two Person Invitational, City Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK

1994     Abilene 13th Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Abilene, TX
            Abstract Matters, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX
            Group Exhibition, Hakone Open Air Show Museum, Hakone, Japan

1993     500X at 15, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
            Texas Biennial, State Fair Grounds, Dallas, TX

1992     Forty Views, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
            Contact 92, Trammel Crow Center, Dallas, TX
            Collectors Show, D- Art Visual Art Center, Dallas, TX

1991     New Constructions, D-Art Visual Art Center, Dallas, TX
            Burn Invitational, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX
            The Vessel, 501 2nd Ave, Dallas, TX
            Woodworks, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX
            31st Annual Invitational, Longview Museum, Longview, TX
            Three person Invitational, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

1989     Two Person Exhibition, 3309 Studio, Dallas, TX
            The Constructed Image, Southern Methodist Univ. Dallas, TX
            Installations, Connemara Sculpture Park, Allen, TX
            Self Portrait Invitational, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

            City Place, Installation Plaza of the Americas, Dallas, TX.

1988     Autorama, Brookhaven College Invitational, Farmers Branch, TX
            Art in Architecture, Plano Cultural Arts Center, Plano, TX
            X 500 X Invitational, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
            Two Person Invitational, East Texas State University, Commerce, TX
            Excellence '88, Trammel Crow Bld. Dallas, TX

            Zoomorphism, Animals in Art, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX.

1987     500 X Gallery Dallas, TX. Invitational

1985     Alternate Gallery Dallas, TX. Madonna Show Madonna Touring Exhibit

1984     Invitational, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX.

            Three Person Invitational, Theater Gallery Dallas, TX.

1980     500 Exposition Gallery Dallas, TX. Project Room Installation

1979     Room Show, D.W. Coop., Dallas, TX

1978     New Spaces, Gallery Premier Group Exhibition, 500 Exposition Gallery, Dallas, TX1976   

             First Saturday Art, Group Exhibition, 842 1st Avenue, Dallas, TX

1975     Group Exhibition, Allen St. Gallery, Dallas, TX
            First Saturday Art, Group Exhibition, 842 1st Avenue, Dallas, TX

1970     Painting and Sculpture Annual, The Modern Museum, Ft. Worth, TX

 

COLLECTIONS (public only)

Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, TX

American Airlines Collection, Dallas, TX

UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX.

Frito Lay Collection, Regional Headquarters, Dallas, TX

Nations Bank Corporate Headquarters, Charlotte, N.C.

Utsukushi-Ga-Hara Open-Air Museum, Nagano, Japan

Osaka Foundation of Culture, Osaka, Japan

Belo Corporation, Dallas, TX

Billingsley Company Collection, Dallas, TX

El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX

W Hotel, Dallas, TX

One Arts Plaza, Dallas, TX

Conoco/Phillips, Houston, TX

Corgan Associates, Dallas, TX

 

AWARDS

2011    Pollack Krasner Foundation Individual Artist’s Grant

           Exhibition Prize, Kobe Biennale, Kobe, Japan

2008    Bernard Kuntz Sculpture Award,  Cedarhurst Art Center/Mitchell Museum Mount Vernon, Ill.

2001    Hanley Award, Best of Show, McKinney Ave Contemporary Biennial
1999    Visiting Artist Fellowship, Brandywine Press, Philadelphia, PA
1995    The Award for Excellence, Fujisankei Biennale, Nagano, Japan
1995    Bronze Prize, 6th International Osaka Triennial, Osaka, Japan
1989    The Assemblage Award for 3 Dimensional Art, Dallas, TX

 

PUBLIC ART

 2011-2013   Love Field Airport, Entrance Installation, Dallas, TX

                        Battan Railway project, El Paso, TX

                        Firestation #27, Ft. Worth, TX

2006    Set and costume design of Dallas Opera’s 50th Anniversary production of Nabucco, Dallas, TX

2005    International Terminal, DFW Airport, Dallas, TX
2001    Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Plano Station Design. Plano, TX
2001    Water Theater, White Rock Lake Bathhouse, Dallas, TX

1996    Sun and Star Japan Festival, Dallas, TX
1993    Prairie Basin, winning design for Plano Texas Municipal Center

1991   Collaborative public elevator design, Green Architects, Dallas, TX