Résumé

Education
2001        Master of Fine Arts, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Painting, Carbondale, IL.
2001        Graduate Certificate in Art History, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL.
1997        Loughborough College of Art, Loughborough, Leicestershire, United Kingdom (First Class), in Painting with a minor in Art History

Awards/Grants/Fellowships

2015
Faculty Enrichment Grant, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Service Award, School of the Art Institute of Chicago

2013
Part Time Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago

2012
Jurors Award, 21st Evanston and Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center

Part Time Faculty Development Grant, Columbia College Chicago

Faculty Enrichment Grant, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago

AOL Artists Program, America Online

2011
Illinois Arts Council, IAS Artist Project Grant

2009
Lincoln Penny Artist Stimulus Grant

2007
Illinois Arts Council, Special Assistance Grant

2005
CAAP Grant, City of Chicago, Department of Cultural Affairs

2001
Silent Gallery Fund

1997
Yorkshire and Humberside Arts, Individual Artist Award, Yorkshire, United Kingdom

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2016
Transmissions, Cedarhurst Museum, Mount Vernon, IL

2012
Variations, Spaces, Chicago, IL
Tessellations, Oak Park Public Library Maze Branch, Oak Park, IL

2011
Permutations, Hinge Gallery, Chicago, IL
Composition 2: Recent Work by Tom Burtonwood, Center For Book and Paper, Columbia

College, Chicago, IL
2010
Translations, Clutch, Chicago, IL

2001
Integrated Systems, Surplus Space, Carbondale, IL
Administration, Gallery HQ, Carbondale, IL

 

Selected Two Person Exhibitions
2015
Copy Shop, North Eastern Illinois University Art Gallery, with Holly Holmes Chicago, IL

2014
Copy Shop, University of Illinois at Springfield, with Holly Holmes, Springfield, IL
Dialogues on the New Plastic, Firecat, with Holly Holmes, Chicago, IL

2012
Multiplicity, with Holly Holmes, Oak Park Public Library, Oak Park, IL

2010
Chawn-eoiserie, with David Constable, Fountain Studios, Brooklyn, NY

2002
Garden Fresh, with Bradley Bullock. Chicago, IL

Collaborative Projects (with Holly Holmes)
2015
Elmhurst Art Museum Biennial, Elmhurst, IL

2007
Subtle Combat, with Robert Burnier, Around the Coyote Gallery, Chicago, IL
Consuming War, curated by Barbara Koenen, Hyde Park ArtCenter, Chicago, IL

2006
Mix Art, James Hotel curated by Monique Meloche and Andrew Rafacz, Chicago, IL

2005
J’Accuse, Gescheidle Gallery. Chicago, IL
Materiel World, Union league Club, Chicago, IL

2004
Frisbee Art Fair, with Gescheidle Gallery, Miami, FL.
Two Steps Back, Superstudio Piu, Milan, Italy
Winter Group Show, Bucket Rider Gallery, Chicago, IL
Collaborations, Northern Illinois University Chicago Gallery, Chicago IL

2003
1+1=3, Gescheidle Gallery, Chicago, IL

2002
Gun and Wound, The Annex, New York, NY. Curated by Alisoun Meehan.

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Mind 2 Machine 2 Material: Digital Technology and Sculpture Today, Northern Arizona University Museum, Flagstaff, AZ
Made for You: New Directions in Contemporary Design, Dorsky Museum

2015
Test Patterns, Flux Factory, New York, NY
Approximately 800cm 3 of PLA, The Wrong Bienniale, Baile, Vitoria, Brazil
Superstrata, Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA
Hybrid Paradises, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
Materialize, Fountain Gallery, Purdue University, Lafayette, IN curated by Tom Lauerman

2014
Technologic, Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL
Materialize, Robert and Elaine Stein Galleries, Wright State University, Dayton, OH curated by Tom Lauerman
Materialize: 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ
Art and the Book, Against the Odds, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand
Maker Faire Rome, with Autodesk, Rome, Italy
World Maker Faire New York, with Mimesis, New York, NY
New York Art Book Fair, with Booklyn, MoMA PS 1, New York, NY
Maker Faire San Mateo, with Autodesk, San Mateo, CA
Diamond Leaves, The Printing Museum, Houston, TX
v1b3 Art2Make, Center for Book and Paper Gallery at Columbia College, Chicago, IL
Some Assembly Required, Open Source Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
LA Art Book Fair, with Bookyln, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Artists’ Multiples Show, Printed Matter, New York, NH
World Maker Faire New York, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
DIY: Print on Demand, The Center for Book and Paper, Columbia College, Chicago, IL
3D Notion, Bruce High Quality Foundation University, New York, NY
Terrain Biennial, Terrain, Oak Park, IL
Medium Cool Art Book Fair, Chicago, IL
Bushwick AR Intervention, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Fuse Works, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Now See Hear, Believe Inn, Chicago, IL
The Bus: 29 Hooligans from Chi Town, La Luz de Jesus, Los Angeles, CA
0P3NR3P0.net, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Fountain Art Fair, with Front Room Gallery, New York, NY
Flux Box, Anne Arundel Community College, NY
3rd International Exhibition, Systema Gallery, Osaka, Japan

2012
Fuse Works, Front Room Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Fountain Art Fair, with Front Room Gallery, Miami, FL
Aqua Art Miami, with What It Is, Miami, FL
Schlong, New Capital, Chicago, IL
GIF Shop, Courtney Blades, Chicago, IL
MDW Fair, with What It Is, Chicago, IL
Portrait Project, Industry of the Ordinary, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
21st Evanston and Vicinity Biennial, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL
On Making Things Matter: Strategies for Preservation, SHoP, Chicago, IL
Bushwick AR Intervention, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Typeforce 3, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
You Are Beautiful, Mission Cultural Center for Latino Arts, San Francisco CA

2011
Aqua Art Miami, with What It Is, Miami, FL
Water, Sidecar Gallery, Hammond, IN
Geometrically Speaking, Angela Bryant Gallery, Chicago, IL
UK/Chicago, Residence of the British Consulate, Chicago, IL,
Write Now: Artists & Letterforms, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, – 2012
On Channel TWo @ File Type, Gallery 400, Chicago, IL
TWEEN, The Octagon Gallery, Chicago, IL
NEXT Art Fair, with What It Is, Chicago, IL
Fountain Art Fair, with What It Is, New York, NY

2010
ACRE Benefit Auction, Heaven Gallery, Chicago, IL
Gillock Gallery, Paris, France
NOISEfestvial, Manchester, United Kingdom
NEXT Art Fair, What It Is, Oak Park, IL
Territories and Infrastructure, Version Fest, Chicago, IL
Don’t Piss On Me And Tell Me It’s Raining, Apex Art, New York, NY
Chasing Two Rabbits, Three Walls, Chicago, IL

2002
Bucket Rider Gallery, Inaugural exhibition. Chicago
Division, Open End Art, Chicago, IL

Bibliography

Print Media
2014
“Three Awesome, Incredibly Odd Art Projects in Chicago” Foumberg, Jason, Chicago Magazine
“Newcity Art 50 2014: Chicago’s Artist’s Artists” Newcity, 09/18/14
“Industry, Art and Education: 3D Printing” Benator, Erin, Chicago Gallery News, 09/14/14
“One For the Books” Leachman, Shelly, The USCB Current, 07/09/14
“Chicago Makers” Carpenter, John, Chicago Tribune, 06/14/14
“Making Way for Maker Culture” Labb, Alan and Neely, Liz, Educause March/April 2014
“Newcity Design 50: Who Shapes Chicago” Newcity, 06/20/14

2013
3D Printers Debut at Chicago Library” Borrelli, Christoper, Chicago Tribune 07/09/13
The Utopian Daydream of 3D Printing” Mosier, Jen, fnews, Chicago, IL, 06/03/13
Eye Exam: Chicago’s First 3D Printing Facility is Open to The Public” Karpova Tinari, Anastasia, New City, Chicago, IL 04/23/13
Design 50, Who Shapes Chicago,” New City, Chicago, IL

2012
“Chicago: Burn the Pedestal “ Foumberg, Jason, Sculpture Magazine, October Issue
Primer 01” Duignan, Jim, Oak Park, IL
The Enduring Bond of Art,” Javin, Val, Huddersfield Examiner, 02/04/12

2011
Praxis Journal of Philosophy, University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Imaginary Monuments for Chicago: An Artist’s Project by Jason Foumberg, Newcity, Chicago. IL

Podcasts/Radio/Television
2014
“Digital Fabrication” Museopunks interview by Suse Cairns, 07/18/14
http://museopunks.org/17/

2013
“Is the Third Industrial Revolution Upon Us?” Vocalo, Chicago Public Radio,  https://soundcloud.com/vocalo/is-the-third-industrial
“The 3D Printer Experience” Studio Break interview by David Linneweh, 04/13
http://studiobreak.com/highlight-episode-17-the-3d-printer-experience/

2012
Bad at Sports interview by Richard Holland
http://badatsports.com/2012/episode-368-burtonwood-and-holmes/

2006
Area Artists Transform Junk Mail Into Art.” Frank Mathe, ABC7 Chicago, 08/17/06

Online Periodicals

2012
3d Scans and shared objects, Thingiverse,
http://www.thingiverse.com/tomburtonwood 

2011
The Boa Constrictor and The Golden Retriever: Extremes in Tonality
www.soft-spot.net

2010
Desire and Interaction, Drunken Boat vol. 12, http://www.drunkenboat.com

Website Publications
2013
“Science Fiction Comes to Life in a Public Library” Lake, Alan, Gapers Block http://gapersblock.com/ac/2013/09/03/science-fiction-comes-to-life-in-a-public-library/ 09/03/13

 

Blogs

2015
Poetry Foundation, http://www.poetryfoundation.org/harriet/2015/04/come-say-hello-at-awp-see-the-first-3d-printed-broadside/
Object as Infinite Producer” Inside / Within, April, 2015 http://insidewithin.com/TomBurtonwood.html

2014
“3D Printed Book of Bas Relief” Homren, Wayne, The E-Sylum http://www.coinbooks.org/esylum_v17n39a29.html 09/24/14

“A 3D-Printed Book Lets You Touch Precious Art With Your Grubby Meathooks” Campbell-Dollaghan, Gizmodo http://gizmodo.com/a-3d-printed-book-lets-you-touch-precious-art-with-your-1635766392 09/17/14

“2000 years of history printed in plastic” 3Ders.org

http://www.3ders.org/articles/20140916-3d-printed-book-folium-2000-years-of-history-printed-in-plastic.html

“3D Printed Book of Bas Relief from the Art Institute of Chicago” Doctorow, Cory, Boing Boing

http://boingboing.net/2014/09/15/3d-printed-book-of-bas-relief.html 09/15/14

“Free Apps Drive Chicago Artists to Create and Print in 3D” McCue, TJ, Autodesk 3DRV

http://3drv.com/blog/2014-07-13-tinkercad-drives-chicago-artists-to-create-and-print-in-3d 07/13/14

“The Might Midwest Presents: Tom Burtonwood” Ghlaib, Bilal and Wunderman, Ali, Autodesk

http://blog.123dapp.com/2014/07/the-mighty-midwest-presents-tom-burtonwood 07/10/14

“The Art of 3D Printing” Eler, Alicia, Hyperallergic

http://hyperallergic.com/102576/the-art-of-3d-printing/ 01/14/14

“10 Chicago Art Exhibitions to see this Winter” Eler, Alicia, Hyperallergic

http://hyperallergic.com/102901/10-chicago-art-exhibitions-to-see-this-winter/ 01/14/14

2013        “The 20 Best Shows at Galleries in January” Foumberg, Jason, Chicago Magazine

http://www.chicagomag.com/arts-culture/December-2013/What-to-Do-in-Chicago-in-January-Art-Galleries/ 12/27/13  

3D Printed Book of Architecture, Sculptures, Ogres” Hammond, Keith, Make Magazine blog,

http://makezine.com/2013/08/23/3d-printed-books-of-sculpture-architecture/ 08/23/13

This is a Book” Stein, Sadie, The Paris Review,

http://www.theparisreview.org/blog/2013/07/16/this-is-a-book/ 07/16/13

Celebrate the Death of Print with this 3D printed book” Biggs, John, Tech Crunch

http://techcrunch.com/2013/07/12/celebrate-the-death-of-print-with-this-3d-printed-texture-book/ 07/12/13

3D Printer Book: Tom Burtonwood creates unusual art work” Losowky, Andrew, Huffington Post,  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/07/12/3d-printer-book_n_3588554.html 07/12/13

3D Printed Book of Textures and Reliefs” Doctorow, Cory, Boing Boing blog http://boingboing.net/2013/07/11/3d-printed-book-of-textures-an.html 07/11/13

2012
Get ready for the flood of 3d printed objects” Vartanian, Hrag, http://hyperallergic.com/61748/get-ready-for-the-flood-of-3d-printed-objects/

Thingiverse Superstars” Pelkey, Andrew, http://www.makerbot.com/blog/2012/11/09/thingiverse-superstars-part-3/

Preiser, Debby, TribLocal, http://triblocal.com/oak-park-river-forest/community/galleries/2012/02/oak-park-artist-tom-burtonwood-at-maze-library/#/1

2011
Hildwine, Jeriah, Bad at Sports, http://badatsports.com/2011/this-is-why-indiana-is-the-shit/

Germanos, Paul, Chicago Critical, http://paulgermanos.blogspot.com/2011_08_01_archive.html

Elliot, Amy-Mae, 15 Beautiful and Creative QR Codes, Mashable.com http://t.co/mOBlfzQ

 

Publications as Author
2015        “A Visit to Finnish Artist’s Fairy-Tale House Life on a Leaf” pub. online at

http://makezine.com/2015/01/16/a-visit-to-finnish-artists-fairy-tale-house-life-on-a-leaf/

2014        “3Dx2014”, Adafruit Blog, pub. Online at

http://www.adafruit.com/blog/2014/12/25/3dx2014-tom-burtonwood/

3D Printer Shootout”, Make Magazine, contributing writer, Sebastapol, CA

Remembering the Fire, the Chicago Fire Festival” pub. online at http://makezine.com/2014/10/06/remembering-the-fire-the-chicago-fire-festival/   

“Folium: A 3D Printed Book of Bas Relief from the Art Institute of Chicago” pub. online at

http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:463657

“3D Printing Panel and Roundtable Introductory Article” Media-N CAA Edition, New Media Caucus

2013
3D Printer Shootout”, Make Magazine, contributing writer, Sebastapol, CA

Orihon (Accordion Book), pub. online at http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:110411

2011
Composition 2 / Color Studies, pub. What It Is, Oak Park, IL

2008
NEST” text by: J-E Andersson, Shawn Decker, Robert Powell, Tom Burtonwood., Chicago, IL,

2006
Collections: perspectives on practice”, ed., A-N the artists information company, Sunderland,

United Kingdom
2002
The Windy City”, A-N the artists information company, Sunderland, United Kingdom

1997
Ursula von Rydingsvard at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park”, The Big Issue in the North, United

Kingdom

Robert Morris at the Henry Moore Institute” The Big Issue in the North, United Kingdom

 

Lectures, Presentations, Workshops

2014
Artists Talk” Sector 67 Hackerspace, Madsion, WI

Artists Talk and 3D Printing Demo” Chicago Art Department, Chicago, IL

“3D Printing Demo” Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL

“Orihon, Designing, Making and Distributing The World’s First 3D Printed Book” Art and Book Symposium, Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand

“Artist’s talk,” Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL

“3D Printer Shootout 2014” Make Magazine, World Maker Faire, New York, NY

“Radical Publishing Symposium,” Center for Book and paper Arts, Chicago, IL

“Chicago: City of Big Data” Pecha Kucha, Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago, IL

“3D Printing Panel and Roundtable” New Media Caucus, Columbia College, Chicago, IL (co-chair)

3D Printing Demo, Chicago Creative Coalition, Firecat Projects, Chicago, IL

“Dialogues on the New Plastic” Artists talk at Firecat Projects, Chicago, IL

2013        “The 3D Printed Book” The Innovation Lab, Harold Washington Library, Chicago, IL

DIY Chicago, panel discussion, Center for Book and Paper Arts, Chicago, IL (upcoming)

3D Printed Book Demo, 6018 North, Edge Up Festival curated by Tricia Van Eck,

Chicago, IL

3D Printing Panel Discussion w. Sophie Kahn, Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
3D Printing Demonstration, The Green Exchange, Chicago, IL

Pecha Kucha: UK / Chicago, Residence of the British Consulate, Chicago, IL

3D Printing Demonstration, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

2012
¡¡¡ Print Your Head !!!, 3d scanning and printing workshop, What It Is, Chicago, IL

Chicago Ideas Week, 3d printing demo with Makerbot, Chicago, IL

Artist Talk, Oak Park Public Library, Oak Park, IL

2011
Artist Talk, Hinge Gallery, Chicago, IL

On the Road, MDW Fair, Chicago, IL

All the Fun of the Fair, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY

2009
Art Fair Context: Undergraduate seminar presentation, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Art Fair Insights: Graduate seminar presentation, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Visiting Artist Lectures/Presentations/Critiques
2015        University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, Milwaukee, WI

2014        University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, WI

“Copy Shop,” University of Illinois Springfield, Springfield, IL

Stevenson University, Owings Mill, Maryland

2013
United States Department of Labor, Employment and Training Administration, Chicago, IL

Household Manufacturing: A 3D Printing Lab, Chicago Ideas Week hosted by kCura, Chicago, IL

3D Printing and Scanning demo, Have Dreams, Evanston, IL

3D Printing Workshop, Teacher Institute in Contemporary Art, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

3D Printing Training Workshop, Dept. of Contemporary Practices, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2012
Improbable Objects,
3d scanning and printing demo, Nuveen Center, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

Improbable Objects, 3d printing demonstration, Dick Blick, Chicago, IL

Make Your Own Collection, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2011
Visiting Artist, Undergraduate Painting seminar critique, Columbia College, Chicago, IL

2008
No End in Sight: panel discussion, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2007
Talk Back: Buyer Beware Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Collaboration: Overrated or Underserved? Around the Coyote, Chicago, IL

2004        Visiting Artist, Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, Carbondale, IL

 

Collections
Thomas J Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Boston Athanaeum, Boston, MA

Dunedin School of Art, Dunedin, New Zealand

The Joan Flasch Artist Book Collection, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

MIT, Cambridge, MA.

Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA.

University of California Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA.

University of Delaware Library, Newark, DE.

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN.

Lafayette College, Easton, PA

Columbia College Chicago Library Special Collections, Chicago

America Online (AOL), New York, NY

Mudo, Turkey

 

Artist Residencies
2015        Artist in Residence, Make Labs, Make Magazine, San Francisco, CA

2014        Artist in Residence, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2013        Artist in Residence, Chicago Public Library Innovation Lab, Chicago, IL

2012        #Met3d Hackathon, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

2011        Artist in Residence, Harold Arts, Chesterhill, OH

2006        Artist in Residence, Open Studio Project, City of Chicago Public Arts Program, Chicago, IL

1998        Artist in Residence, Patrick Allan-Fraser Trust, Hospitalfield House, Arbroath, Scotland


Curatorial Projects

2010                          Approaching the Nanofax Singularity, Version Fest, Chicago, IL
2009 – 2012            What It Is, Co-director, Oak Park IL

2002 – 2008            GARDENfresh, Co-director, Chicago, IL