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Maggie Tobin
127 Chester Avenue
Brooklyn, NY, 11218
917-363-6961
To contact me by email visit my Contact page.

 

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2013
Urban Reprieves, New Work by Maggie Tobin, Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY
2012
Open Source/Open Studio, Brooklyn, NY
Gold Leaves,  Church Avenue, Brooklyn, NY
2011
Tree Shadows, Fort Hamilton Parkway, Brooklyn, NY
2010
Rico, Kamilla Talbot and Maggie Tobin, Brooklyn, NY
2008
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Open Studio, Omaha, NE
2006
Bruno Marina Gallery, Calm Again; The Beaufort Scale Revised, Brooklyn, NY
2003
Fluxion Gallery, Re-, Omaha, Nebraska
Doma, New Work, NYC
Zodiac Gallery, New Work, Omaha, NE
2001
Zodiac Gallery, Paintings, Omaha, NE

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Shirley Fitterman Gallery, Group Show,  NYC, NY
Museum of Nebraska Art, From the Collection, Kearney, Nebraska
2013
Anderson O’Brien, Omaha, NE
Dushan Creative, Omaha, NE
Brenda Taylor Gallery, Juried Exhibition,
NYCMichelle Rosenfeld Gallery, Modern and Contemporary Masters, NYC
2012

Anderson O’Brien Gallery, Group Show, Omaha, NE
Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Chain Letter, Los Angeles, CA
The Project Room, Matt, Ying, and Maggie, Lincoln, NE
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Auction 2011, Omaha, NE
2010
Michelle Rosenfeld Gallery, Modern and Contemporary Masters, NYC
DC1, Maggie Tobin-featured artist, Lincoln, NE
2008
Museum of Nebraska Art, RSVP Invitational, Kearney, NE
2007
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Live Auction, Omaha, NE
2006
Lesley Heller Gallery, Winter Salon, NYC
The Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, 25t Annual Auction, Omaha, NE
2005
Vox Populi Gallery, Point of View, Philadelphia, PA
San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, In Passing, San Francisco, CA
Bruno Marina Gallery, Landescapes, Brooklyn, NY
2004
Fluxion Gallery, Small Works, Omaha, NE
WTC Memorial Site Competition Exhibition, www.wtcmemorialsite.org
2002
Rotunda Gallery, 20/02, Brooklyn, NY
Rotunda Gallery, Whatever Happened in Lime Mills?, Brooklyn, NY
2001
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art , Group Show, Omaha, NY
Media Space, Social Sculpture, New York, NY
1998
The Cabras Project, Group Show, Cabras, Mexico
1997
Pierogi 2000, Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY
P.S. 122, Group Show, New York City
Galerie Kamil, Group Show, Aspen, CO
Leubsdorf Gallery, Repeat, New York City
Manhattanville College, Soul in Order, Purchase, New York
1995
Humphrey Gallery, Books, New York City
Jersey City Museum, Public Art Projects, Jersey City, NJ
Brunswick Street Project, Outdoor Mural Collaboration, Jersey City, NJ
Queens College CUNY, Photographs, Queens, NY
The Drawing Center, Exquisite Cadaver, New York, NY
Queens College, CUNY, Books, Queens, NY
1991
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Group Show, Omaha, NE
Creighton University Faculty Show, Omaha, Nebraska
1990
Views Gallery, Twelve Views, Philadelphia, PA
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Raw, Omaha, NE
Cappella di Lorenzo de’ Medici, Juried Exhibition, Florence, Italy

FELLOWSHIPS/ AWARDS
2012
Citizens Committee of New York, Startup Grant for Kensington Trash Mob
Senator Eric Adams Constituent of the Month Award
2011
Nightingale Bamford Travelship Award to Israel
2008
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Artist-in-Residence, Omaha, NE
1998
The Cabras Project, Artist-in-Residence, Cabras, Mexico
Jersey City Museum Grant, Jersey City, New Jersey
1993
Liquitex Award
1990
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Artist-in-Residence, Omaha NE
1988
Scuola di Lorenzo de’ Medici, Scholarship, Florence, Italy
University of Colorado at Boulder Talent and Creativity Award

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013
Prairie Schooner Literary Magazine, featured artist, November
2012
Making Change: TEDX Hewitt, guest speaker, New York, New York
The New York Times, Putting in Their 2 Cents, April 1
2011
The Round, Brown University Press, Featured Artist, Fall
Wolmott, Kent, Matt, Ying, and Maggie, The Lincoln Star
2008
Saint Ann’s Review, Issue 2, Featured Artist, Fall
Museum of Nebraska Art, RSVP Invitational Catalogue, Kearney, Nebraska
2006
Platform Magazine, Issue 4, Featured Artist, Fall
2005
Quadrant; C.G. Jung Journal for Analytical Thinking, Three Graces, Summer, 2005
The New York Sun, Gallery-Going, August 25th
Fallon, Roberta, and Rosof, Libby, Art Blog, Refresher for Landscape, July
2003
Underwood, Paul, Forget Me Not, Medium Magazine, November Issue
The Omaha World Herald, November 6th
2003
LaGreca, Patrick, Art Reviews, The Omaha Reader, October 16th
KETV, Channel 7 News, October 11th
1995
Jacobs, Nina, Jersey City Museum Publications, July
1994
McMillan, Kyle, Exhibition Review, Omaha World Herald, Dec. 18th
McMillan, Kyle, Best of…, Omaha World Herald, July 19th
Watkins, Eileen, The Star Ledger, Newark, NJ, August 23rd
Strunsky, Steve, The Jersey City Reporter, August 28th

COMMUNITY

2012
Kensington Trash Mob- Creator/Organizer

Like a flash mob but we pick up trash!

2011
Participatory Budget delegate for Councilman Brad Lander

-Participated in decision-making process to relegate city council funding
2006-present
West Kensington Action Group, founder, Brooklyn, NY

-Organized community projects including mural paintings, seed bombings, bench building, tree plantings, community events.

Kensington World’s Fair, organizer, Brooklyn, NY
Dahill Neighborhood Association, co- president, Brooklyn, NY

2010-present
Community Board 12, appointed member, Brooklyn, NY

TEACHING 

1997-present

Nightingale Bamford School, NYC, NY

Middle and Upper School Painting, Life Drawing, Art for Social Change, Contemporary Art Issues, and Tinkering (art meets technology)

1994-97

Queens College, CUNY, Queens, NY

Painting and Life Drawing

1990-91

Creighton University, Omaha, NE

Painting and Contemporary Art Issues

1989-90

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Painting

EDUCATION

MFA/ Painting Queens College CUNY, Queens, NY
Diploma/ Painting Scuola di Lorenzo de’ Medici, Florence, Italy
BFA/ Painting University of Colorado, Boulder

Works available at:
Michelle Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, New York
Ille Arts, Amagansett, New York
Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska
Anderson O’Brien Gallery, Omaha, Nebraska
Dushan Creative, Omaha, Nebraska