Tim Sullivan



MFA San Francisco Art Institute (2004)

B.A. Evergreen State College (1999)

University of Wisconsin (1996 -1998)

Universite Paul Valery, Montpellier, France (1994)


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2010 His MasterÕs Voice, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2009 You Feel Me, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

2008 The Tim Sullivan Show, Collectors Contemporary, Singapore

     Perfect Entrance, Steve Turner Contemporary, LA, CA

     New Work, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX

2007 Endless Summer, Ardbia Gallery, Galway, Ireland

     Tim Sullivan 2007, Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006 A Taste of Honey, E-Transit/ Atelier Foskal, Warsaw, Poland

2005 These Days, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

     AMAZING LUMINOUS FOUNTAINS, Lucky Tackle, Oakland, CA

2003 Levitation, Magic, Strength, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002 We Put the ÒIÓ In Teamwork (w/ L. Steinhardt), Commencement Art Gallery, Tacoma, WA


Selected Group Exhibitions/ Screenings

2009 The Moving Image: Scan To Screen, Pixel To Projection, Orange County Museum, Newport Beach, CA 

     Children of the Revolution, Federal Projects, LA, CA

2008 Next fair, Art Chicago, Jack the Pelican Presents

     I feel IÕm free, but I know IÕm not, SF Cameraworks, SF, CA

2007 Out of Body, Deutsch Bank, New York, NY

Imaging and Imagining California Modern, Orange County Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA

     Deadpan Exchange film and video screening, Berlin/San Francisco

2006 California Biennial, Orange County Art Museum,  Newport Beach, CA

     Summer Group Show, Lisa Dent Gallery,  San Francisco, CA

2005 Interlochen Visiting Artist Series, interlochen, MI

In League with the forces of Evil, Kino Lab (Ujazdowski Castle), Warsaw, Poland

     Misuse MixedUse, Mixed Use, San Francisco, CA

     Photo New York, New York, NY

In League with the forces of Evil, Kino Lab (Ujazdowski Castle), Warsaw, Poland

Zbezna Topographie SF, univerzalni prostor noD, Prague, Czech Rebuplic

2004 En El Patio, Valenzuela Y Klenner Arte Contemporaneo, Bogota, Columbia

     Portobelleo Film Festival, Westbourne Studios, London, England

     Fresh Air, Lizabeth Oliveria Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Wegway Magazine International Juried Exhibition, Contact photo festival, Toronto, Canada

     Texas Photographic Society Annual, (First Place), San Antonio,TX

     New California Masters, Works, San Jose, CA

2003 Proyecto Circo, 8th Havana Biennial, Havana, Cuba

     Landing (juror Manray Hsu), Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

     Emerge, GenArts SF, Annual Juried Show, San Francisco, CA

Murphy Fellowship Award Exhibition, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA

     Once Upon a Time, Swell Gallery, San Francisco, CA


Curatorial Projects

2004 Third Street Hard Knox Fats Famous Dogpatch Show, (curated with Jon   Rubin), Swell   Gallery with neighboring restaurants, San Francisco, CA

     Tim SullivanÕs How-To All-Male Review, How-To Intensive, New

     Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA

2002 Instructional, Hi-Lo, Olympia, WA

     3 Minutes, Hi-Lo, Olympia, WA

2001 Luck of the Draw ValentineÕs Show, Hi-Lo, Olympia, WA

     Me,You and Baby Blue, K Records (Hi-Lo event), Olympia, WA

2000 – 2002    Curator for the Capital Theater, Olympia, WA



2010 Arts and Music Residency, Orange County Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA

2006 Goldie Award, San Francisco Bay Guardian

2004 First Place, Texas Photographic Society National Juried Competition

Teaching Assistant Fellowship for Tony Labat, New Genres, San Francisco Art Institute

2003 Murphy Fellowship, San Francisco Foundation

1998 Prevetti Scholarship for the arts, University of Wisconsin



Artforum online, CriticÕs Pick, June 2009

Contemporary Annual, 2008

Arena, Singapore, July 2008

Style Magazine, June 2008

Time Out Singapore, July 2008

Art LTD., March 2008

The Americas, Deutche Bank collection survey 2008

Artillery, March 2008

DBartmag, 2007

Modern Painters, December 2006

NY Arts, Volume 11, 2006

Aktivist, Warsaw PL, Feb 2006

Neomu 7, September, 2004

Los Angeles Times Aug 6, 2004

Artweek, June, 2004

Toby Room, Artist in residence, June 2003

LAVA 2002, Thread Publications, May 2002