faculty profile

Tim Sullivan
Visiting Faculty
New Genres

Tim Sullivan is a multimedia artist working in video, photography, performance and installation.  Sullivan has spent the last five years completing a series of works exploring the myths and stereotypes of California as informed by television, film, music and literature.  He has had solo exhibitions in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Singapore, Ireland and Poland as well as being featured in numerous group exhibitions including the 2006 California Biennial.

Selected Exhibitions: 

Solo:

  • This is Art. LIVE!, Gameshow!, Public access TV/Gallery gameshow, Steven Wolf Fine Art, SF, CA, 2010
  • His Master’s Voice, Scope Miami, Miami, FL, and Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, 2010
  • You Feel Me?, Steven Wolf Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, 2009
  • The Tim Sullivan Show, Collectors Contemporary, Singapore, 2008
  • Perfect Entrance, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, 2008
  • New Work, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2008
  • Endless Summer, Ardbia Gallery, Galway, Ireland, 2007
  • Tim Sullivan 2007, Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 2007
  • A Taste of Honey, E-Transit/Atelier Foskal, Warsaw, Poland, 2006

Group:

  • Art Malaysia, Collector’s Contemporary Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malasia, 2010
  • 15 Minutes of Fame: Portraits from Ansel Adams to Andy Warhol, Orange County Museum, Newport Beach, CA, 2010
  • Summer Group, Collector’s Contemporary, Singapore, 2010
  • The Moving Image: Scan To Screen, Pixel To Projection, Orange County Museum, Newport Beach, CA, 2009
  • Children of the Revolution, Federal Projects, Los Angeles, CA, 2009
  • Next fair, Art Chicago, Jack the Pelican Presents, 2008
  • I feel I’m free, but I know I’m not, SF Cameraworks, San Francisco, CA, 2008
  • Out of Body, Deutsch Bank, New York, NY, 2007
  • Imaging and Imagining California Modern, Orange County Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA, 2007
  • Deadpan Exchange film and video screening, Berlin/San Francisco, 2007
  • California Biennial 2006, Orange County Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA, 2006
Selected Publications: 
  • Erratic, Gestalten, GR, 2011
  • Whitehot Magazine, June 2010
  • Artforum online, Critic’s Pick, June 2009
  • Camerawork, vol36, no.1 2009
  • Contemporary Annual, 2008
  • Arena, Singapore, July 2008
  • Style Magazine, June 2008
  • Time Out Singapore, July 2008
  • Art LTD., March 2008
  • The Americas, Deutsche Bank collection survey 2008
  • Artillery, March 2008
  • DBartmag, 2007
  • Modern Painters, December 2006
  • NY Arts, Volume 11, 2006
  • California Biennial (catalog), 2006
  • LA Times, October 7, 2006
  • Aktivist, Warsaw PL, Feb 2006
Education: 
  • MFA, San Francisco Art Institute, 2004
  • BA, Evergreen State College, 1999
  • University of Wisconsin, 1996 -1998
  • Universite Paul Valery, Montpellier, France, 1994