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Tommy Mintz
Adjunct Lecturer
Art Department
Tommy Mintz

Biography

b. 1976 NYC

Lives and works in New York, NY


Courses

Education

Master of Fine Arts, CUNY Queens College, NY, 2005

Bachelor of Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 1999


College Teaching

Substitute Assistant Professor, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY

2015 - Present:

Teaching multiple sections of Digital Photography.

Faculty Advisor to Photography Club

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY

2007 - 2014:

B&W Photo I & II: Spring 2015 , Fall 2014 (2 sections), Spring 2014 (and

Honors Enrichment Component), Fall 2013 (2 sections and HEC), Spring 2013 (2

sections), Winter2012, Spring 2013 (2 sections), Winter 2012, Fall 2012 (2 sections),

Spring 2012 (2 sections), Winter 2011, Fall 2011 (2 sections), Spring 2011 (2 sections),

Winter 2010, Fall 2010 (2 sections), Spring 2010 (2 sections), Winter 2010, Fall 2009 (2

sections), Spring 2009 (2 sections)

Digital Photography: Fall 2015 (Scheduled) Winter 2009, Fall 2008, Spring

2008, Winter 2008, Fall 2007

Adjunct Assistant Professor, Queens College, NY 2007-2014:

Digital Imagemaking II/III: Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013

Digital Imagemaking I: Summer 2015, Spring 2015, Fall 2014, Fall 2013, Summer

2013, Spring 2013, Summer 2012 (2 sections), Spring 2012, Fall 2011, Summer 2011,

Spring 2011, Fall 2010, Summer 2010, Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Summer 2009, Spring

2009, Summer 2008, Spring 2008

B&W Photo I: Spring 2015, Winter 2015, Fall 2012, Fall 2008, Spring 2008, Summer

2005

Adobe Illustrator: Fall 2008

2-d Animation: Fall 2007 (2 sections)

Adjunct Lecturer, Bergen County Community College, Paramus, NJ 2007 - 2014:

Digital Illustration: Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Spring 2013, Fall 2012, Spring 2012,

Spring 2011,Fall 2010

Digital Imaging: Fall 2014, Spring 2014, Fall 2013, Fall 2011

Photoshop I: Spring 2010, Fall 2009, Spring 2009, Spring 2008

Intro to Computer Graphics: Fall 2008, Fall 2007 (2 sections)


Selected Publications and/or Other Resources

Solo Shows and Residencies

April, 2015. Artist in Residence, One Columbia, Indy Grits Festival, Columbia, SC

Feb-April 2013. Mind the Gaps, Mine the Gaps. Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC

Jan - Feb 2011. Artist in Residence, Express|Local, Queens College Art Center, NY

Dec 2009 - Jan 2010. Cheap Shots, TNC Gallery, NYC

Sept - Oct 2005. Rainy Times Squared, Hillel Gallery, University of Ohio, Athens, Ohio

Feb - Mar 2005. 3rd Try, Klapper Hall Gallery, Queens College, NY

November 1998. Digital Cacaphony, A*Space Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, NY

March 1998. Introducing: Digital Photo Collage, A*Space Gallery, Sarah Lawrence

College, NY

 

Collaborative Performances

The Institute for Wishful Thinking, Momenta, Brooklyn, NY; Apr 1 - May 1 2011

Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams,Drift, Bronx River Arts Center, New York; Nov

4 - Dec 9, 2006

Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams, ABC No Rio, New York; Mar 17, 2006

Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams, Kennedy Museum, Athens, Ohio; Sept 16,

2005

Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams, Queens Museum, New York; Jun 4, 2005

 

Group Shows

2015

World Maker Faire, NY Hall of Science, Queens, NY, Sep 23-24

Faculty Show 2015 , Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY Sep 15 - Oct 20

Lumen Festival, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, June 20

ACT: Activism in Contemporary Artist Collectives, Corporations and Cooperatives, The

Gallery at Theater for the New City, NY; Mar 28 - May 16

Art Faculty, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, NY; Feb 13 - Mar29

It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia; Feb 13 - May 10

2014

It's the Political Economy, Stupid, NeMe Arts Center, Enoseos, Cyprus, Nov. 10 - Dec

16

2013

It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Gallery 400, Chicago; Nov 1 - Dec 14

It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Centar Za Kulturnu Dekontaminaciju, Belgrade,

Serbia; Sept 30 - Oct 6

World Maker Faire 2013, Flushing Meadows, NY Sept 20-21st

It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland; Jan 2 - May 26

Trifecta | Jubilee: Curator's Choice, Queens College Art Center: The First 25 Years in

Rosenthal; Feb 7 - Mar 22

2012

It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki; Jun 27 -

Oct 14

Rapunzel (in perpetuum | forever II), Queens College Art Center, NY; Feb 9 - Apr 25, It's

the Political Economy, Stupid, Austrian Cultural Forum, NY; Jan 24 - Apr 22

2011

Utopia (in perpetuum | forever) Queens College Art Center, NY; Oct 20 - Jan 13, 2012

It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Open Space, Vienna Express|Local, Queens College

Art Center, NY; May 5 - Jun 30

The Civility Show, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, SUNY Old Westbury; Mar 28 - Apr 21

2010

Inanimate Pictures, Guild Gallery II, NYC; Dec 16 - Feb 3, 2011

The Young and the Restless III, Iona Arts Center, New Rochelle, NY; Oct 17 - Dec 2

Community Art Jam, Hudson Guid Galery, NYC; Sep 24 - Nov 4

Emerged, BID Gallery 597, New Rochelle, NY; Jun 24 - Jul 17

Connective Tissue, Bronfman Center at NYU, NYC; Apr 27 - May 21

Pinup Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Mar 4 - 7

Winter Show, WorkspaceHarlem, NYC; Feb 20 - Mar 2

Suspension of Disbelief, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC; Feb 19 - Apr 7

Emerged, TNC Gallery, NYC; Feb 3 - May 5

2009

Visions in New York City: short films and videos, curated by Maurizio Pellegrin,

Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Nov 2 - 13 and screened at Art

Basel Miami, Verge Fair; Dec 5 2009

Pre-Holiday Art Sale, Bronx Blue Bedroom Project, Bronx, NY; Nov 7 - Nov 30

Cornerstone, WorkspaceHarlem, New York, NY; Oct 10 - Nov 7

The Young and the Restless II, Michael Steinberg Gallery, NYC, Jul 14 - 28

The Young and the Restless, The Gordon Parks Gallery, Bronx, NY; Feb 15 - May 3

Fear, work*detroit, University of Michigan, Detroit; Jan 10 - Feb 13

2008

Harvestworks Video Festival, Harvestworks Digital Media Center, NYC; Sept 25

Windows, Gallery The, Brooklyn, NY; Sept 18 - Dec 12

P.O.P., Pickled Art Center, Beijing, China; May 2 - 25

Uncle Bob's Variety Show, Jewish Museum, New York, NY; March 23

2007

Dedicated to Art, Gallery Bergen, Paramus, NJ; Nov 1 - Dec 15

Flat Files Show, Maxwell Fine Arts, Peekskill, NY; Apr 14 - Dec 27

6@30, Flushing Town Hall, Queens, NY; Mar 8 - Apr 18

2005

Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China; Sept 16 - 22

New Genre Art, Trisollini Gallery, University of Ohio; Sept 13 - Oct 1

Small Things, Klapper Hall Gallery, Queens College; Jan 17 - 28

Early shows

Identity Paradox, Austin Museum of Digital Art; Oct 3 - Oct 19, 2002

Winter Goodwill Games Exhibition, Lake Placid Museum; Jan 15 - Mar 16, 2000

Mono, Malca Gallery, NYC; Mar 2000

Radiance, A*Space Gallery; Nov 2-9 1998

Self Portraits, A*Space Gallery; Oct 3-10 1998

Animals, A*Space Gallery; Oct 26 - Nov 1 1997

Sex, A*Space Gallery; Sept 15-21 1997

Publications

Staten Island Advance, "7 Wacky, Inspiring Artists to see at LUMEN 2015" by Lauren

Steussy, June 15 2015

Business Insider, India, "These 10 Photos Were Taken with a Tiny $35 Computer" by

Maya Kosoff, Aug 1 2014

Gizmodo, "You Won't Believe These Pictures Were All Captured Using a Raspberry Pi"

by Jamie Condliffe, Aug 1 2014

The Brooklyn Rail, "TOMMY MINTZ Mind the Gap/Mine the Gaps" by William Corwin,

March 2013

Flash Art Italy, "Italian in New York" by Amalia Piccinini; Apr 25 2012

Art:21 Blog, "5 Questions for Contemporary Practice | (It's the Political Economy,

Stupid)" by Thom Donovan, April 16 2012

Queens Chronicle, "Influence hard to grasp at Queens College" by Paula Neudorf

Queens Tribune, "QC Exhibit Asks: Does Home Matter?" Feb 3, 2011

New York Daily News, "Gonna check out artists at college library" by Lisa L. Colangelo,

Feb 2 2011

Interview with Will Corwin, The Greatest Interview Show of All Time, Art on Air Radio,

June 30 2009

Missa's Blog, "Artist Tommy Mintz Brings "Disposable" Beauty to Vacant Restaurant" by

Missa Victoria, April 30, 2009

Saatchi Online TV & Magazine, "Christian Weikop On The Young And The Restless At

Gordon Parks Gallery, New York" by Christian Weikop, April 4, 2009

New York Times City Room Blog, "Finding a Toilet as Performance Art" by Sewell Chan,

March 24, 2008

gothamist.com, "Smallest Map of NYC Public Toilets", by Jen Carlson, March 24, 2008

boingboing.net, "Wallet size NYC Public Toilet Map â“ 2.50", by Mark Frauenfelder,

March 24, 2008

Queens Chronicle/Qboro, "Caught In The Art" by Jennifer Manley, Mar 29, 2007

Queens Courier, "What's the Buzz" by Jessica Lyons, Mar 22, 2007

Profile, by Stephen Vider, 6@30 exhibition catalogue, March 2007

Photo Metro, interview "Mastering the Medium", by Andrew Hathaway; Fall 1999

Sarah Lawrence Review; 1996

 

Events and/or Key Dates

Exhibitions      
Solo:      
Cheap Shots TNC Gallery NYC Dec 16 2009 - Jan 23 2010
Rainy Times2 Hillel Gallery University of Ohio Sept 12 - Oct 1, 2005
3rd Try Klapper Hall Gallery Queens College Feb 22 - Mar 12, 2005
Digital Cacaphony A*Space Gallery Sarah Lawrence College Nov 15 - 31, 1998
Introducing: Digital Photo Collage A*Space Gallery   Mar 6 - 16 1998
Selected Group:
2010
     
Connective Tissue Bronfman Center at NYU NYC Apr 27 - May 21
Pinup Show University of the Arts Philadelphia, PA Mar 4 - 7
Winter Show WorkspaceHarlem NYC Feb 20 - Mar 2
Suspension of Disbelief Hudson Guild Gallery NYC Feb 19 - Apr 7
Emerged TNC Gallery NYC Feb 3 - Mar 3
2009      
Visions in New York City:
short films and videos, curated by Maurizio Pellegrin
Teachers College, Columbia University New York, NY Nov 2 - 13 and screened at Art Basel Miami, Verge Fair; Dec 5 2009
Pre-Holiday Art Sale Bronx Blue Bedroom Project Bronx, NY Nov 7 - Nov 30
Cornerstone WorkspaceHarlem New York, NY Oct 10 - Nov 7
The Young and the Restless II Michael Steinberg Gallery NYC Jul 14 - 28
The Young and the Restless The Gordon Parks Gallery Bronx, NY Feb 15 - May 3
Fear, work*detroit University of Michigan Detroit Jan 10 - Feb 13
2008      
Harvestworks Video Festival Harvestworks Digital Media Center NYC Sept 25
Windows Gallery The Brooklyn, NY Sept 18 - Dec 12
P.O.P. Pickled Art Center Beijing, China May 2 - 25
Uncle Bob's Variety Show Jewish Museum New York, NY March 23
2007
Dedicated to Art Gallery Bergen Paramus, NJ Nov 1 - Dec 15
Flat Files Show Maxwell Fine Arts Peekskill, NY Apr 14 - Dec 27
6@30 Flushing Town Hall Queens, NY Mar 8 - Apr 18
2005
Pingyao International Photo Festival   Pingyao, China Sept 16 - 22
New Genre Art Trisollini Gallery University of Ohio Sept 13 - Oct 1
Small Things Klapper Hall Gallery Queens College Jan 17 - 28
Early shows
Identity Paradox Austin Museum of Digital Art   Oct 3 - Oct 19, 2002
Winter Goodwill Games Exhibition Lake Placid Museum   Jan 15 - Mar 16, 2000
Mono Malca Gallery NYC Mar 2000
Radiance A*Space Gallery   Nov 2-9 1998
Self Portraits A*Space Gallery   Oct 3-10 1998
Animals A*Space Gallery   Oct 26 - Nov 1 1997
Sex A*Space Gallery   Sept 15-21 1997
Collaborative Performances:
Dancing on a Cloud, Drift Bronx River Arts Center New York Nov 4 - Dec 9, 2006
Dancing on a Cloud ABC No Rio New York Mar 17, 2006
Dancing on a Cloud Kennedy Museum Athens, Ohio Sept 16, 2005
Dancing on a Cloud Queens Museum New York Jun 4, 2005
Public Installations:
Disposable MaMa Buddha Restaurant NYC Sept 2008 - March 2009
Window Project MaMa Buddha Restaurant NYC April 2007 - March 2008
CPIP - Carrier Pigeon Internet Protocol Powdermaker Hall Queens College Mar 2005
Greenwich Village Collages MaMa Buddha Restaurant NYC May 2003 - March 2004
Digital Photo Collages Sarah Lawrence College Computer Lab   June 1999 - May 2000
Selected Online:
Featured Artist of the Month Heilman - C   May 1999
Featured Artist of the Month Big Pigeon Gallery   April 1999


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