Tommy Mintz
tommy@tommymintz.com

 www.tommymintz.com

 

I am interested in the rapid pace of construction, displacement, and efforts of preservation, both in the physical world and the digital world, where there are interesting parallels in our anxiety of the increasing amount of information being retained or, possibly worse, lost.

Solo Shows and Residencies

Scheduled for April 27 - June 3, 2019,  Hudson Guild Galleries, NYC
Apr 2015. Artist in Residence, One Columbia, Indy Grits Festival, Columbia, SC
Feb - Apr 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
Nov 1998. Digital Cacophony, A*Space Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, NY
Mar 1998. Introducing: Digital Photo Collage, A*Space Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, NY

Press and Publications

Art Papers, Sept - Oct 2016, The Eleventh Hackers on Planet Earth ( HOPE XI ) Conference: Taking it to Eleven, by William Corwin and Tommy Mintz

Adafruit.com, Jul 25 2016, If You Can Think It, Make It – Event Photographer Dabbles with Maker Photography Skills @hopeconf

Adafruit.com, Apr 9 2016, Automated Digital Photo Collage #celebratephotography 

artcorejournal.net, Oct 26, 2015, Intellectual Conversation at Steiner's House

hackaday.com,  Sept 26 2015, WORLD MAKER FAIRE 2015: AUTOMATIC PHOTO COLLAGE by Adam Fabio

Staten Island Advance, Jun 15 2015,  7 Wacky, Inspiring Artists to see at LUMEN 2015  by Lauren Steussy

I-programmer.info, Aug 2 2014, Raspberry Pi Photo Competition Results Are Stunning by Harry Fairhead

Business Insider, India, Aug 1 2014,  These 10 Photos Were Taken with a Tiny $35 Computer by Maya Kosoff

Gizmodo,  Aug 1 2014, You Won't Believe These Pictures Were All Captured Using a Raspberry Pi  by Jamie Condliffe

The Brooklyn Rail, Mar 2013, TOMMY MINTZ Mind the Gap/Mine the Gaps by William Corwin

It's The Political Economy, Stupid Edited by Gregory Sholette & Oliver Ressler, University of Chicago, Pluto Press, 2013

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

Art:21 Blog,  Apr 16 2012, 5 Questions for Contemporary Practice | (It's the Political Economy, Stupid) by Thom Donovan

Queens Chronicle Feb 7 2011, Influence hard to grasp at Queens College by Paula Neudorf

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

NY Daily News, Feb 2 2011, Gonna Check Out Artists at College Library by Lisa L. Colangelo

The Greatest Interview Show of All Time, Art on Air Radio, Jun 30 2009, Interview with Will Corwin

Missa's Blog, Apr 30 2009, Artist Tommy Mintz Brings "Disposable" Beauty to Vacant Restaurant by Missa Victoria

Saatchi Online TV & Magazine, Apr 4 2009, Christian Weikop On The Young And The Restless At Gordon Parks Gallery, New York  by Christian Weikop

NY Times City Room Blog, Mar 24 2008, Finding a Toilet as Performance Art  by Sewell Chan

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

boingboing.net, Mar 24 2008,  Wallet size NYC Public Toilet Map $2.50 by Mark Frauenfelder

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

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

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

Photo Metro, Fall 1999, Mastering the Medium, by Andrew Hathaway

Presentations

The Evolution of an Digital Art Project beginning with Raspberry Pi and Python,  Philidelphia Mini Maker Faire, Jun 24, 2018

STEAM Projects Using the Raspberry Pi, STEM Engineering Night, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NYC, Feb 9, 2018

STEAM Projects Using the Raspberry Pi, 16th Annual CUNY IT Conference, John Jay College, NYC, Nov 30, 2017

Visiting Artist presentation, Critical Practices Inc. The Culture Club, June 20, 2017, Brooklyn , NY

Visiting Artist presentation, Jonathan Goodman’s Junior/Senior Seminar, Fall 2014, Pratt Institute

Visiting Artist presentation, Maureen Connor’s Comparative Analysis Seminar, Spring 2008, CUNY Queens College

Visiting Artist presentation, Danielle Abram’s Senior Seminar, Fall  2007, CUNY Queens College

Group Shows

2018

DUSKLIT 2018, Seligmann Center, Sugar Loaf, NY, Aug 11

PSSS Multi-Media Art Show, NY, NY, June 3-4

2017

Dystopia, Patchogue Arts Council, Patchogue, NY, Oct 21 - Jan 21, 2018

World Maker Faire NYC, NY Hall of Science, Sept 23-24

Me, My Selfie and I, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC, Oct 5 -14

Faculty Show 2017, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY Sept 7 - Sept 27

LUMEN8, ArtSpace at Staten Island Arts, Jun 15 - Sept 10

20th Annual Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC, Aug 23 - Sept 27

Speilplatz, Geary Gallery project space, NYC, Mar 24 - Apr 22

2016
Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC; Sept 24 - Nov 4

Faculty Show 2016, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY Sept 15 - Oct 22

Making Progress, Project: ARTspace, NYC, Aug 30 - Oct 7

The Eleventh HOPE (Hackers On Planet Earth), NYC, Jul 22-24
Addis Video Art Festival, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan 16 - 20
2015
World Maker Faire, NY Hall of Science, Queens, NY, Sept 23 - 24
Faculty Show 2015, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY Sept 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 - Mar 29
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
Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC; Sept 24 - Nov 8
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 - 21
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; Mar 16 - Apr 25

Express|Local, Queens College Art Center, NY; May 5 - Jun 30
The Institute for Wishful Thinking, Momenta, Brooklyn, NY; Apr 1 - May 1

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 Guild Gallery, NYC; Sept 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
Pre-Holiday Art Sale, Bronx Blue Bedroom Project, Bronx, NY; Nov 7 - 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; Mar 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

2006

Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams, Drift, Bronx River Arts Center, New York; Nov 4-Dec 9

Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams, ABC No Rio, New York; Mar 17
2005
Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China; Sept 16 - 22
New Genre Art, Trisollini Gallery, University of Ohio; Sept 13 - Oct 1
Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams, Kennedy Museum, Athens, Ohio; Sept 16

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

Small Things, Klapper Hall Gallery, Queens College; Jan 17 - 28
Earlier shows
Exhibit 02: Identity Paradox, Austin Museum of Digital Art; Oct 3 - 19, 2002
Winter Goodwill Games Exhibition, Lake Placid Museum; Jan 15 - Mar 16, 2000
Mono, Malca Gallery, NYC; Mar 2000
Radiance, A*Space Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College; Nov 2 - 9 1998

Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor, CUNY Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY Fall 2017 - present

Substitute Assistant Professor, CUNY Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY, Fall 2015 -2017: Teaching multiple sections of Digital Photography and Black and White Photography. Faculty Advisor to Photography Club
Adjunct Assistant Professor, CUNY 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), Winter 2012, 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: Winter 2009, Fall 2008, Spring 2008, Winter 2008, Fall 2007
Adjunct Assistant Professor, CUNY 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)

Education

Master of Fine Arts, CUNY Queens College, NY, 2005
Bachelor of Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 1999
Hunter College High School, New York, NY, 1994