Storm Tharp

Storm Tharp

Born in 1970, Ontario, Oregon, USA
Lives and works in Portland, Oregon, USA
 
Education
     
1992   B.F.A. Cornell University, USA
1991   Roberto Einaudi Architecture Program / Palazzo Massimo, Rome, Italy
 
Public Collections
 
The Whitney Museum of American Art – New York, NY.
The Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Fine Art , Cornell University – Ithaca, NY.
The Cleveland Art Museum – Cleveland, Ohio.
The Saatchi Gallery – London, England.
The Albright-Knox Art Gallery – Buffalo, NY.
The Portland Art Museum – Portland, OR.
Reed College – Portland, OR.
Portland Institute for Contemporary Art – Portland, OR.
Museum of Contemporary Craft – Portland, OR.
   
Solo and two person exhibitions  
     
2017   TBD, The Case Works at Reed College, The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR.
2015
 
Pilgrims, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland.
2014
 
Tiger, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR.
Turn, FELDBUSCHWIESNER, Berlin, Germany.
2013   Third Person,The Herbert F. Johnson Museum, and Milstein Hall, College of Architecture, Cornell University Ithaca, NY
2012   Holding a Peach, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
2011   It’s You, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland
2010   Asbhy Lee Collinson, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, USA
    High House, PICA Time Based Arts Festival, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Hercules, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
2008   Arrangement in Flesh Color and Black, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland
    Arm & Arm, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA
2007   We appeal to Heaven, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA
2006   Do, Don’t drawing + sculpture, Clatsop Community College, Astoria, USA
2005   The Black Show, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA
2002   Drawing, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA
2001   Calliope and the Clown, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA
1999   The Answer is Nothing, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, USA
1997   Peccadilloes, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
         
Select Group Exhibitions  
   
2017   TOMORROW TOMORROW, CANADA, New York City, NY, Curated by Stephanie Snyder and Wallace Whitney
    American Genre: Contemporary Painting, ICA at MECA, Portland, Maine. Curated by Michelle Grabner Converge 45, PNCA, Portland, OR. Curated by Mack McFarland
    Dorian, The Cooley Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR. Curated by Stephanie Snyder & Jay Dickson
    Dislocation, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
    Functionally United, White Box, University of Oregon, Portland, OR. Curated by Cris Moss
    Truth, Oregon Center for the Arts at Southern Oregon University. Ashland, OR. Curated by Scott Malbaurn
2016   Love is a Pink Cake, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
    PORTLAND BIENNIAL2016, curated by Michelle Grabner, Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, OR
    PORTLAND BIENNIAL2016, DISJECTA, The Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, OR.
    I want to do to you what spring does with the cherry trees, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR
   
Summer show, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
    A Stand of Pine in a Tilled Field: 21 Years at PDX, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
2015
 
Works on paper, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland.
   
E.O: Hoppé : Studio, Society and Street Photography, 1909-1945, Cooley Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR.
     Color, PDX CONTEMPORARY ART, Portland, OR
2014
 
Miami Project 2014: Midtown Miami, Wynwood District, Miami.
 
 
About Desire, White Box, University of Oregon, Portland, OR. Curated by Meagan Atiyeh.
 
 
I Never Complained About the Past: New Work / New Year, PDX Contemporary Art, Portland, OR.
2013
 
The Power of Paper, Saatchi Gallery, London, England.
2012
 
Spill, Drake Hotel, Toronto, Canada.
    Portraits: Cabinet de curiosités, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland.
    Megan Murphy and Storm Tharp, Ochi Gallery, Ketchum, ID
2011
 
Oomph, PDX Contemporary Art, Porltand, OR.
 
 
I am who I am – The Portrait Reconsidered, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA.
    Sarah Awad and Storm Tharp, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010
 
Human Being, TBA Festival , Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, OR.
 
 
“2010 ”The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2009
 
20 Years, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY.
 
 
Suddenly: Where We Live Now, Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA. Curated by Stephanie Snyder.
2008   Ben Durham and Storm Tharp, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery (project space), New York, NY
    Abandon: The work of Jim Hodges and Storm Tharp, Saranac Art projects, Spokane, WA
     
Awards  
     
2015
 
Visiting Artist, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass, Colorado.
 
 
Golden Spot Invitation for Visual Artists, Caldera, Sisters, OR.
2014
 
Hallie Ford Fellowship, Ford Family Foundation, Salem, OR.
2008
 
Finalist, Ist Annual Contemporary Northwest Art Award, Portland Art Museum.
 
 
Curated by Jennifer Gately and James Rondeau.
2006
 
Individual Fellowship, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR.
1999
 
Museum Award, Oregon Biennial, PAM , Portland, OR. Curated by Kathryn Kanjo.
1997
 
Juror’s Award, Oregon Biennial, PAM, Portland, OR. Curated by Kathryn Kanjo.
   
Bibliography  
     
2011   Sarah S. King, Art In America, “Storm Tharp", March
2010   Katherine Bovee, Art Papers, “Storm Tharp, Hercules” , Sept-October
    Stephanie Snyder, Artforum, “Critics Picks: Storm Tharp” August
    Sarah Douglas, Modern Painters “Whitney Biennial:2010” , May
2008   Stephanie Snyder, Arrangement in Flesh Color and Black, Geneva, Switzerland (Ed: galerie bertrand & gruner)
    Philae Knight, “Emerging Artist Profile: Storm Tharp”, Phillips Art Expert
2007   Jon Raymond, “Storm Tharp”, Modern Painters
    Jon Raymond, “Storm Tharp”, Artforum
    Lois Allan, “Storm Tharp at PDX Contemporary Art”, Artweek
    Cover, Shift Magazine, Shift Japan
 
 
Jeff Jahn, “Virtuoso Vindicated”, PORT
 
 
John Motley, “Storm Tharp, PDX Contemporary Art”, The Portland Mercury
2006   Jon Raymond, “Schims: Less Gloom in Doom Town”, Modern Painters
    Natascha Snellman, “I Heart Darkness”, 2nd Cannons Publication 002
    Chas Bowie and John Motley, “Two Views on the 2006 Oregon Biennial”, The Mercury
2005   Ryan Dirks, “James Lavadour and Storm Tharp”, The Mercury
    D.K. Row, “High Voltage Theatrics”, The Oregonian
2002   D.K. Row, “Reflections of an Artist”, The Oregonian, Artsweek
    Phil Busse, “Storm Tharp”, The Mercury