b. Saint Louis, MO 1949

Education

1974    M.F.A., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL
1971    B.F.A., University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, IL

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2020    Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA 
            Maui Art and Cultural Center, Maui, HI
            Hot Water, FP Contemporary, Culver City, CA
2019    HybridART, Budapest, Hungary
2018    Robischon Gallery, Denver, CO
2017    Recent Paintings, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Etihad Modern, Abu Dhabi
2016    Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
2015    Galerie 103, Kauai, HI
2014    Zero Gravity, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            J. Cacciola Gallery, New York, NY
2013    JF Chen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2012    Wired, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010    Descend Ascend, Dolby Chadwick Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2009    Galerie103, Kauai, HI
            Craig Krull Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008    Craig Krull Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2005    Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2004    Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2003    Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2002    Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA
2001    Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
2000    N.E. Galerie, Darmstadt, Germany
1999    Flanders Contemporary, Minneapolis, MN
1998    Galerie Edeling, Copenhagen, Denmark
            LewAllen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, NY
1997    Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA
            N.E. Galerie, Darmstadt, Germany
1996    Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefled, Germany
            S.E. Galerie, Darmstadt, Germany
1995    Margulies Taplin Gallery, Coral Gables, FL
            Horwitch LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1994    Margulies Taplin Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
            Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA
            Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
1993    Galerie Edeling, Copenhagen, Denmark
            Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
            Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1990    Margulies Taplin Gallery, Bay Harbor Islands, FL
            Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, NY
            Galerie Edeling, Copenhagen, Denmark
1989    Persons-Lindell Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
            Eve Mannes Gallery, Atlanta, GA
1988    Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1986    Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
            Gruenebaum Gallery, New York, NY      
            Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
            Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
1984    Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
            Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1983    Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1982    Grayson Gallery, Chicago, IL
            Kirk DeGooyer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1981    Kirk DeGooyer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1980    Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL
            William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1978    Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL
1977    Nancy Lurie Gallery, Chicago, IL
            William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1976    William Sawyer Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1975    Michael Wyman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1974    Michael Wyman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Selected Group Exhibitions

2005    Abstraction: The Poetic Visual Image, Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA
2003    Biennial of Hawaii Artists, Honolulu Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
2002    Modern Abstractions from the Permanent Collection, Palm Springs Desert Museum, Palm Springs, CA
            Vermont Studio Center Press Collection, Fleming Museum, Burlington, VT
            San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2001    LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
2000    On Island: A Century of Continuity and Changes, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME
1999    LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
1997    Second Annual Collaboration, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID and Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1996    A Gift of Vision: William A. and Susan S. Small Collection, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
            Celebrating Ten Years, Friesen Gallery, Sun Valley, ID
1995    Arizona Collects, Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
1994    Vinalhaven Artists (Curated by Robert Indiana), New Era Gallery, Vinalhaven, ME
1993    Monotypes from the Permanent Collection, Tate Gallery, London, England
1992    Director's Choice: Old Friends and New, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
            On the Edge: 40 Years of Maine Painting, 1952 to 1992, Maine Coast Artists, Rockport, ME (traveled to Portland
            Museum of Art, Portland, ME)
            Selections from the Permanent Collection, Mount Holyoke College Museum of Art, South Hadley, MA
1991    20th Century Art from the Collection, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
1990    Alcove Show: New in New Mexico, Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1989    Monotypes, Persons-Lindell Gallery, Helsinki, Finland
            The Old/New Landscape, University of Arizona Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
            Confluence, Contrast, Conflict: 20th Century Art at Bowdoin College, Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
1988    The 1980s: A New Generation, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
            Maine Museums Collect, Farnsworth Museum, Rockland, ME
1987    Emerging Art, 1978–1986: Selections from the Exxon Series, Solomon R.  
            Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, NY   
            Monotypes, Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY
            Three Painters, de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, CA
            Allusion, Oscarsson Siegeltuch Gallery, New York, NY
1986    Garner Tullis Workshops: Monotypes, Galerie Au Poisson Rouge, Praz, Switzerland
            Symbols & Narratives, Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
            Monotypes: Garner Tullis Workshop, Pace Editions, New York, NY
            Dealer's Choice, Rancho Santiago College Art Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
1985    The Art of Collaboration: Monotypes from the Studios of Carner Tullis, California State University, San Bernadino, CA
            Contemporary American Monotypes, Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, VA
            New Direction California Painting, Visual Arts Center of Alaska, Anchorage, AK
1984    Selected Monotypes, Smith-Andersen Gallery, Palo Alto, CA
            San Francisco Bay Area Paintings, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
            Highlights: Selections from the Bank of America Corporation Art Collection, Plaza Gallery, Bank of America,
            San Francisco, CA
            Large Scale Monotypes from the Garner Tullis Workshop, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1983    Delahunty Gallery, New York, NY
            New Perspectives in American Art: 1983 Exxon National Exhibition, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art,
            New York, NY
            Five Artists, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1982    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
            Fresh Paint Art Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA
            Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
1981    This Is Paint, Security Pacific Bank, Los Angeles, CA
            The Controlled Gesture, Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
1980    Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA
1979    Three California Painters, Louisville School of Art, Louisville, KY
            The Aesthetic of Graffiti, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
1976    Bloomington Bicentennial, Bloomington Art Museum, Bloomington, IL
            Davidson National Print and Drawing Show, Davidson, NC
            Center for the Visual Arts Gallery, Illinois State University, Normal, IL
1974    Oklahoma Art Center, Oklahoma City, OK
1973    Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
            27th Annual Wabash Valley Art Exhibition, Swope Gallery, Terre Haute, IN
            Allan Priebe Art Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Oshkosh, WI
1972    Mid-America IV, St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO
            Midstate Art Exhibition, Evanston Art Museum, Evanston, IL

Selected Publications

2010    “Tom Lieber – Abstractionist’s Art Looks Alive,” San Francisco Chronicle, Kenneth  Baker, Nov 4.
2009    “Review: Tom Lieber at Craig Krull Gallery,” LA Times, Christopher Knight, Mar 19.
2008    “Paintings By Tom Lieber,” FollyMag.com, May.

Awards

1975    National Endowment for the Arts Recipient

Collections

Bank of America Collection, NC
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
Cantor Arts Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Cedar Sinai Collection, Los Angeles, CA
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
Eric Clapton Collection, London, England
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Hudson Valley Art Museum, Hudson Valley, NY
Huntington Gallery at University of Texas, Austin, TX
Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
Krannert Art Museum at University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
The Marguiles Collection, Miami, FL
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Mount Holyoke College Museum of Art, South Hadley, MA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Newport Museum of Art, Newport, RI
The Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME
Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Fe Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York, NY
Tate Gallery, London, England
Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ

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