John Tinker
 

Exhibit 208 John Tinker painted wood
Deepseated
painted wood
25'X16"X4.5"
Exhibit 208 John Tinker polyester resin, found object
Fox Fugue
polyester resin, found object
7"x33"x10"
Exhibit 208 John Tinker   painted wood
MF Tribulous Terestris (Goathead)
painted wood
16"x33"x10

Exhibit 208 John Tinker polyester resin
At Sea (Pacifica)
polyester resin
16"x16"x.5"
Exhibit 208 John Tinker  painted wood, corn bristle, epoxy
Can to Can't
painted wood, corn bristle, epoxy
34"x14.5"x8.5"
Exhibit 208 John Tinker


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS:
2010 New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Linda Durham Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM 2004 Addison/Parks Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
2000 LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
1997 Cline LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
1995 Horwitch LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
1991 Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM
1989 Graham Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
1985 Jonson Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2015 Offroad Productions, Santa fe, NM “Interstated: Santa Fe/Phoenix” Offroad Productions, Santa Fe, NM “I Want to Believe (maybe)” Peter’s Projects, Santa Fe , NM “Goldfinch Variations”
2012 Hill’s Gallery, Santa Fe, NM “Remix: Then + Now”
2009 William Shearburn Gallery, St. Louis, MO “Word”
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM “Alternative Spaces”
2004 Addison/Parks Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, "Introducing..."
2003 Center For Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM, "The Peace Show"
2002 Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, "From Realism to AbstractionArt in New Mexico 1917 - 2002", Selections from the Permanent Collection
2001 Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, NM, temporary installation McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
2000 LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, "Sticks, Stones, Wood and Steel" College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, "Past, Present, Future"
1999 LewAllen Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM, "Enduring Form"
1998 Amos Eno Gallery, New York, NY, "Small Works International"
1997 Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, "State of the Questions"
1996 Horwitch LewAllen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, "The Fine Art of Craft and Sculpture “ Additional group exhibitions: 1995, 1994, 1993.
1993 College of Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM, "Santa Fe Sculpture Project, Selections '93" Owings Dewey Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
"2nd Annual Invitational in Celebration of the Day of the Dead"
Cafe, Albuquerque, NM, Also 1992, 1990
1991 Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
"Common Ground, Selections from the Permanent Collection"
1990 Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, "Southwest ‘90, A Fine Arts Competition”
Purchase Award
1989 LewAllen/Butler Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM
1987 Stables Art Center, Taos, NM, “Non-Objective Art”, Invitational Exhibition Commision, La Luz Del Sol, Ovenwest Corporation, Albuquerque, NM
1986 Traveling Exhibition - ”Skulls”
Janie Beggs Fine Arts, Ltd., Aspen, CO, Linda Durham Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, Carol Sayre Gallery, Thoreau, NM
1985 Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, NM, “On the Wall - Off the Wall” Kron/Reck Gallery, Albuquerque, NM,“ Art Furniture”
1984 Las Vegas Art Museum, Las Vegas, NV,
"National Small Sculpture Juried Competition” Janus Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, “Landmarks”
1983 Kimo Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, “New Work”
1981 Gallery K, Washington, D.C., “Sculptures”
1980 Downtown Center for the Arts, Albuquerque, NM, “Narrative Art”
Hill’s Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, “New Work”
1979 Meridian Gallery, Albuquerque, NM, “Exhibition” Downtown Center for the Arts, Albuquerque, NM,
"Provocations and Regenerations”
1978 Museum of Fine Arts, Santa Fe, NM, “Installations” Hill’s Gallery, Santa Fe, NM, “Group Show”
1974 Lakewood College, Whitebear Lake, MN, “Northern Lights”, Purchase Award

PUBLICATIONS:
“Drip Tease, John Tinker’s Narrative Sculptures”, New Mexico Museum of Art, 2010
“ Making Material Ideal”, El Palacio, Fall 2010 Vol. 115/No. 3
“ Tinker’s Toys”, Albuquerque Journal, Santa Fe/North, Sept. 3, 2010
“ John Tinker at Linda Durham”, Adobeairstream, March 28, 2010
“ John Tinker, Linda Durham Contemporary Art”, THE Magazine, May, 2010
“ Sweet Nothings”, The Santa Fe Reporter, March 24, 2010
“ An Overflowing Heart”, Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, August 13, 2010
“ John Tinker: Fruta Tecnica y Otra Delictica”,
Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, March 26, 2010
“ John Tinker: New Works” The Magazine, Volume 12, Number 7, December, 2004
"Art Matters," Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, June 23 - 29, 2000
"Dreams Coaxed into Daylight," Albuquerque Journal, October 9, 1997 "Tinker - Stripped Down for the 90's," Santa Fe Reporter, October 18, 1995
"New Work Invites Mind to Experience Sensations," Albuquerque Journal, October 12, 1995 "John Tinker and Lenor Tawney at the Center for Contemporary Arts,”
Pasatiempo, The New Mexican, August 16, 1991
"John Tinker at Graham Gallery,” Art in America, October 1989
"Painter Fashions Whimsical Reality," Albuquerque Journal, March 3, 1989
“Albuquerque Letter,” Artspace Magazine, Volume 10, Number 1, winter 1985-86
”Four at Kimo,” Art Lines, Volume 5, Number 2, February 1984
”New Work Statement on Ironies of Society,” Albuquerque Journal, December 18, 1984
“Gallery Glimpses,” Albuquerque Tribune, December 23, 1983 "Art Review,” The New Mexican, December 6, 1980
"Visual Arts Review," Santa Fe Reporter, December 11, 1980

SELECTED COLLECTIONS:

Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Besser Collection, Santa Fe, NM
Eason Collection, Santa Fe, NM
Christopher Gongolas, Athens, Greece
Linda M. Jones Inc., Greensboro, NC
Lakewood College, Whitebear Lake, MN
Lambda Legal, Los Angeles, CA
Janine Latiner International, Newark, NJ
La Luz Del Sol, Ovenwest Corporation, Albuquerque, NM Libros San Cristobal, Antigua, Guatemala
New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ Swiss-Costell Collection, Washington, DC
Komei Wachi, Washington, DC
The White House Collection, Washington, DC