Resume

Tom Eatherton

 

1957 San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California, Group exhibition

 

1958 Studio, Abstract Expressionist paintings

 

1960 Boreas Gallery, Berkeley, California, Solo exhibition

 

1961 Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, California, Group exhibition

 

1962 Rolf Nelson Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Group exhibition

 

1963 Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, California, Director's Choice, Group exhibition

 

1964 Studio, FLOW, Series of airbrush paintings

 

1965 FOUR, California State College at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, Group exhibition

 

1966 Studio, POINTSETS, Formalist paintings (shown at ARCO in 1981)

 

1967 HOME, Lightspace exhibition at artist's studio in Ocean Park, California

 

1968 FLOAT, Lightspace exhibition at artist's studio in Ocean Park, California

 

1969 ARC, Lightspace exhibition at artist's studio in Ocean Park, California

 

1970 RISE, Pomona College Art Gallery, Claremont, California, Solo exhibition

 

1971 TRIP, Installation in storefront windows at artist's studio, Ocean Park, California (rebuilt at Percept in 1981)

 

1972 MOVE, Southern California New Directions, Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, California, Group exhibition

 

1974 GUIDE, University of California at Irvine Art Gallery, Solo exhibition

 

1975 WHITE WALL, Lightspace piece, with GLOW and other works, White Works, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California, Group exhibition

 

1980 FLASH, L.E.D. artwork, installation in storefront windows, Hal Glicksman's studio, Venice, California

 

1981 POINT, and related works, (CHANGES, FLASH, TRANSFORMER, and others) ARCO Center for the Visual Arts, Los Angeles, California, Solo exhibition

 

1981 POINT, H. E. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Solo exhibition

 

1981-1982 POINT, RISE, and TRIP Percept Gallery, Los Angeles, California, Solo exhibition

 

1982 POINT, Siggraph '82 Computer Conference art exhibition, Boston, Massachusetts, Group exhibition

 

1983 POINT, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts, Solo exhibition

 

1983 Untitled L.E.D. piece, The Artist and the Computer, Group exhibition, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California, Group exhibition

 

1985 SHAPE, Otis/Parsons School of Art, Los Angeles, California Solo exhibition

 

1986 TRANSFER: SHADES and TRACES, Venice Family Clinic Benefit Exhibition, Beverly Hills, California, Group exhibition

 

1988 BLUE LIGHT, UNIVERSE, Visual Silences, Marc Richard Gallery, Hollywood, California, Group exhibition

 

1990 PANEL II, Thirty-five light panels, lightspace installation, The Island, San Mateo, California, Solo exhibition

 

1991 UNITY, Installation in a mile long subway tunnel, Art for Rail Transit division of the Los Angeles Metro Rail System, Los Angeles, California, Solo exhibition

 

2001 DIAMOND XXII,  Santa Monica Artists exhibition, Santa Monica City College Art Gallery, Santa Monica, California, Group exhibition

 

2005 AHA, Lightspace piece, Edgemar Center for the Arts, Ocean Park, California, Solo exhibition

 

2008 EXOPLANET, Lightspace piece, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City, California, Solo exhibition

 

2008 TIME, Lightspace installation, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City, California, Solo exhibition

 

2012 POINT SETS, Sixties abstraction, Cardwell Jimmerson Gallery, Culver City, California, Group exhibition

 

 

Background:

 

1934 Born in Los Angeles, California

1957 B. A., University of California, Los Angeles, California

1975 Member, Founding Committee, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, California

 

Reviews:

 

1966 Artforum FOUR, F.A. Danieli

1970 Artforum RISE

1970 Los Angeles Times RISE

1981 Los Angeles Times POINT

1981 Art News Percept

1991 Los Angeles Times UNITY

1991 Channel news 2,4, and 7 UNITY

2008 ART Ltd. TIME

2011 PBS radio RISE

2012 Artforum RISE

2012 Art in America RISE

 

Books:

Sunshine Muse, Peter Plagens

Light and Space as Art, Jan Butterfield

L.A. Rising, Lyn Kienholz

 

Catalogs:

Thomas Hess, Group exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Art

Barbara Haskell, Southern California New Directions, Pasadena Museum of Art

Fritz Frauchiger, POINT and related works, ARCO Center for the Visual Arts

Peter Clothier, Visual Silences, Marc Richards Gallery

 

Residencies:

1993, Ucross, Wyoming

2001-2002 Santa Monica Museum of Art

2003 Side Street Projects, Los Angeles

 

Teaching:

Painting, Westside Art Center, Santa Monica, California

Computer art, Junior Art Center, Barnsdall Park, City of Los Angeles

Computer art, Otis/Parsons Art Institute extension, Los Angeles

Sculpture and design, University of California at Irvine

Drawing, Santa Monica Museum of Art

 

Lectures:

UCLA lecture as part of a series on lightspace art

Santa Monica College lecture to class taught by George Herms

UCI lecture to class taught by Hal Glicksman

Claremont Graduate School of Art lecture to class taught by Roland Reiss