Tom Holmes

b. Ozona, Texas. Lives and works in Cannon Co. & Jackson Co., TN


2002 MFA, Studio Art, University of California Los Angeles
1999 BFA, Studio Art, University of Texas at Austin


2022 Go Back to PARTYCITY®, Von Ammon Co., Washington, D.C.
2019 REALTREE®, Bureau, New York, NY
2017 L'EGGO MY EGGO®, Bureau, New York, NY
2013 Solo Presentation, Art Basel Miami Beach / Positions, Miami, FL
Piss Yellow / Bars and Stars, Bureau, New York, NY
Temporary Monument, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
2012 Part of This Complete Breakfast: objects for a wake, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium
2011 Painted Bones - some reliquaries, Bureau, New York, NY
El Camino Real, Au 8 Rue St Bon, Paris, France
Bureau at LISTE16, Basel, Switzerland
2010 Burial Shroud, Bureau at NADA Projects, Miami, FL
Silly Rabbit: a gravestone and an urn, Dispatch, New York, NY
2009 Noisy Bottom, Exile, Berlin, Germany
2002 Glas ist eine zahfliessende Flussigkeit or That Joke Isn’t Funny Anymore, Galerie fuer
Gegenwartskunst Barbara Claasen-Schmal, Bremen, Germany
Singing the Smiths to Learn Spanish, La Panadería, artist-in-residence, Mexico City, Mexico (Catalog)
The Horrible True Story of..., curated by Horton, Parkhaus, Düsseldorf, Germany (Catalog)


2021 untitled Arrangement, Bureau, New York, NY
2020 Until tomorrow: Ten Years of Bureau, Bureau, New York, NY
2019 Focus Group, Von Ammon Co., Washington, D.C.
2018 Verlörung, Salon cur. by Tenzing Barshee, Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Condo New York: Bureau hosting Kristina Kite Gallery (Los Angeles) and Hopkinson
Mossman (Auckland/Wellington), New York, NY
3XUSA, Bradley Kronz, Tom Holmes, Tommy Hartung, Mulier Mulier Gallery, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
2016 It / Ego, Brennan & Griffin, New York, NY
What’s Up, Soho Revue, London, UK
Image Tech, College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
The 5th of July, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
2015 The Social Register, Park View, Los Angeles, CA
A New Use of the Self, The Luminary, St. Louis, MO
Borrowed Alibis, Freymond-Guth Fine Arts Ltd, Zurich, Switzerland
2014 Mystic Fire, Paradise Row, London, U.K.
2013 Contemporary Art Biennial, Sélestat, cur. Julien Fronsacq, Alsace, France
More Young Americans, Hotel de Miramion, Paris, France
Champs Elysées, cur. Julie Boukobza, Simon Castets, Nicola Trezzi, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2012 Typical Frankenstein, Laurel Gitlin Gallery, New York, NY
Family Estate: A project by Lucie Fontaine, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Straight Up, curated by Elena Tavecchia & Alice Conconi, Family Business Gallery, New York, NY
Monochrome, Salts, Birsfelden, Switzerland
B-Out, cur. Scott Hug, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
2011 The Idea of the Thing that it Isn't, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
4 Pillars, Bureau @ Nada Hudson, Hudson, NY
2010 Curse of the Pharaohs, St Cecilia's Convent, Brooklyn, NY
2009 I Know Nothing of the Weather..., Pacific Northwest College of Art, Feldman Gallery, Portland, OR (Catalog)
2008 Subject Index, curated by Gabrielle Giattino, Malmö Konstmuseum, Sweden (Catalog)
Useful Gestures/Useless Gestures, Dispatch, NY
2007 Undone, curated by Howie Chen and Shamim Momin, Whitney Museum at Altria, NY
2005 Put it in Your Mouth / I’ll see you on the dark side of the prune, curated by Darren Bader, Rivington Arms, New York, NY
Maurizio Couldn’t Be Here, with VOY, Apex Art, New York, NY
Kicking Rocks, Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (Catalog)
2001 Sharing Sunsets, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ
The Evening School/Kvällskurserna/Aftenskolen, Signal, Malmö, Sweden (Catalog)
Ars Moralis-Timeo danaos et dona ferentes, Galerie fuer Gegenwartskunst Barbara Claasen-Schmal, Bremen, Germany


2020 Sonalee Tomar, ‘Artist Profile: Tom Holmes,’ Asian Curator, January 17
2019 Kriston Capps, ‘How Two Contemporary Art Shows Explore the Power of Work
Featuring Found Objects,’ Washington City Paper, December
Logan Lockner, 'Got to Be REALTREE®: Tom Holmes at Bureau, New York,', October 30
Joseph R. Wolin, ‘Tom Holmes: REALTREE®,’ TimeOut, October 23
2018 3XUSA, Bradley Kronz, Tom Holmes, Tommy Hartung, Exhibition Catalog, Mulier Mulier Gallery, Knokke-Zoute
2017 Owen Duffy, ‘Ten to see: New York,’, March 3
Michael Wilson, ‘Tom Holmes,’ Time Out New York, March 1
2013 Boško Blagojevic, ‘Critic’s Pick: Piss Yellow / Bars and Stars’,
Andrew Russeth, ‘Tom Holmes: Piss Yellow / Bars and Stars at Bureau,
"First Proof - Portfolio: Tom Holmes", Bomb, Fall 2013, pp. 65, 68-9.
2012 Elisabeth Lebovici, 'Tom Holmes, le deuil, c'est lui qui nous le dit, c'est triste et tres joli,', April 30
2011 Anne Doran, 'Tom Holmes at Bureau,' Art in America, December Dispatch 2007-2011
2010 Anne Doran, ‘Tom Holmes,’ Time Out New York, February 4
2009 John Motley, ‘I know nothing of the weather’, Portland Mercury, March 5
2008 Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria: 25 Years, pub. by Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and Yale University Press, New Haven
Gabrielle Giattino, ‘Subject Index’, Malmö Konstmuseum exh. catalog Internationalistisk Ideale #2, Copenhagen, DK
2007 Leah Modigliani, ‘Undone at the Whitney at Altria' Pipilotti Rist, Congratulations!
2005 VICE photo issue, July
2004 La Panadería 1994-2002
2002 Per Hüttner, “Reflection,” Mare Articum, p82
Inken Steen, “Sag einfach mal ‘Sorry,’” Bremen, May 1


2015 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation
2011 The Reed Foundation


2018 The Helene Wurlitzer Foundation, Taos, NM
2017 Joan Mitchell Foundation, New Orleans, LA
2016 Ox-Bow, MI
RaizVanguarda, Portugal
HomeSession, Barcelona
2015 The Edward F. Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY
CV, Fez, Morocco

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS Albright-Knox Art Gallery FRAC Bourgogne Stiftung Kunsthalle Bern The Frances Young Tang Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College