Tim Rollins, born Pittsfield, ME, USA, 1955 - 2017

selected press

Artforum, March 2018
Frieze, October 2017
Elephant, Winter 2016-17

Education

  • 1976-78

    AS University of Maine, Augusta/ME, USA

  • 1978-80

    BFA School of Visual Arts, New York/NY, USA

  • 1980-

    New York University, Department of Art Education, New York/NY, USA

  • 1982-

    Founded K.O.S. (Kids of Survival) and the Art and Knowledge

  • Workshop, Inc., South Bronx/NY, USA

K.O.S. – Current Members

Angel Abreu, born in Philadelphia/PA, USA 1974
Jorge Abreu, born in New York/NY, USA 1979
Robert Branch, born in New York/NY, USA 1977
Daniel Castillo, born in New York/NY, USA 1982
Ricardo Savinon, born in New York/NY, USA 1971

K.O.S. – Former Members

Wilson Acosta, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Che Addison, born in New York/NY, USA, 1984
Christina Argulla, born in New York/NY 1971
Adalberto Badillo, born in New York/NY, USA, 1970
Aracelis Batista, born in New York/NY, USA 1974
Wesly Martin Berg, born in Minneapolis/MN 1984
Daniel Bocatto, born in Campinas, Brazil 1991
Howard Britton, born 1974
Jose Burgos, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Brenda Carlo, born in New York/NY, USA 1974
Emanuel Carvajal, born in New York/NY, USA 1981
Felix Cepero, born 1971
Ivania Cordero, born 1983
Richard Cruz, born in New York/NY, USA 1970
Adam DeCroix, born in Chicago/IL 1970
Robert Delgado, born in New York/NY, USA, 1971
Joshua Drayzen, born in Huntington/NY 1984
Ala Ebtekar, born in Berkeley/CA, USA 1978
Luis Feliciano, born in New York/NY, USA 1972
George Garces, born in New York/NY, USA 1972
James Gillian, born 1972
Michael John Gonzales, born 1971
Anel Hernandez, 1978-1993
Pedro Herrera born in Bronx/NY 1990
Ivor Jones, born 1971
Victor Llanos, born New York/NY, USA 1976
William Lugo, born 1972
Richard Lulo, 1971-1998
John Mendoza, born 1971
Nelson Montes, born in New York/NY, USA
Jorge Luis Muniz, born 1971
Joel Nieves, born in New York/NY, USA 1970
Jose Padilla, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Jose Parissi, born in New York/USA 1968
Roberto Ramirez, born in New York/NY, USA 1970
Alberto Rivera, born 1971
Carlos Rivero, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Marcus Roberts, born in San Francisco/CA, USA 1983
Hector Rodriguez, born in New York/NY, USA
Roy Rogers, born in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands 1971
Anette Rosado, born in New York/NY, USA 1972
Jesus Ruiz, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Jose Ruiz, born in New York/NY, USA 1971
Darnell Smith, born 1971
Lenin Tejada, born 1979
Gregorio Torres, born 1971
Lissette Torres, born 1970
Miguel A. Valentin, born 1986
Steven Vega, born in Middletown/NY, 1986
Yesenia Velez, born 1972
Benjamin Volta, born in Abington/PA 1979
James Wells, born in Memphis/TN, USA 1984
Bryce Zackery, born in Rochester/MN, USA 1984

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017

    Maureen Paley, London, UK

  • 2016

    Unbound: Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Portland Museum of Art, Portland, USA
    Art unlimited, Art Basel 47, Basel, Switzerland

  • 2014

    Tim Rollins: Rivers, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, USA
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream (after Mendelssohn), Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

  • 2013

    On the Origin, Lehmann Maupin, New York, USA
    Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
    Maureen Paley, London, UK

  • 2012

    Tim Rollins and K.O.S. – On Transfiguration, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland

    Tim Rollins and K.O.S. – The Black Spot, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, UK.

  • 2011

    Tim Rollins and K.O.S. – On Transfiguration, GAMeC – Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY, USA

  • 2010

    Songs without words, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
    From the Mountaintop: Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Sarah Moody Gallery, Universtity of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL, USA
    Art Unlimited, Art 41 Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    What Matters, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History, The Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA, USA
    Two x Two for AIDS and Art, The Rachofsky House, Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Galerie Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

  • 2009

    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History, The Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia/NY, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: A History, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs/NY, USA
    On the Origin of Species (after Darwin), National Academy of Science, Washington/WA, USA
    I Dance with camera, A Institute of Contemporary Art, Pennsylvania/PA, USA

  • 2008

    Tim Rollins and K.O.S., AMP Gallery, Athens, Greece
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Metamorphosen, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
    King and Courage, The Warehouse Gallery, Syracuse University, Syracuse/NY, USA
    Let there be light, Picker Art Gallery, Colgate University, New York/NY, USA

  • 2007

    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: 25 Years, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

  • 2006

    New Works on Music, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
    We See the Promised Land – Tim Rollins and KOS in Collaboration with Atlanta Youth, Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta/GA, USA
    The Creation (after Haydn), The New York Center for Arts and Media Studies, New York/NY, USA
    The Creation (after Haydn), Denmark Arts Center, Denmark/ME, USA
    Tim Rollins and KOS: Past, Present and Future, Yellowbird Gallery, Newburgh, N.Y. and Beacon Cultural Center Beacon, N.Y., USA


  • 2005

    The Creation – Tim Rollins and K.O.S. at Pyramid Atlantic, Pyramid Atlantic Arts Center, Silver Springs, MD, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Creation (after Haydn), Center for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport/ME, USA
    On Music, The Kreeger Museum, Washington/DC, USA
    On Music, The Contemporary Art Museum of Virginia, Virginia Beach/VA, USA
    The Creation Folio, Edison Gallery, Washington/DC, USA
    The Creation Folio, Maryland Art Place, Baltimore/MD, USA
    Building the Beloved Community, Youth Art Connection, Atlanta/GA, USA Winter Morning Walks (after Ted Kooser), Heydon Art Center, Lincoln/NB, USA
    Freedomworks , Fusebox Gallery, Washington/DC, USA
    On the Nature of the Universe, National Academy of Science, Washington/DC, USA


  • 2004

    Creation Mythologies , Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Large Scale Works 2000 – 2004, The Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, MI/USA
    Let There Be Light, Linda Schwartz Gallery, Cincinnati/OH, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Large Scale Works, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA

  • 2003

    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Agape, Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S., University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville/VA, USA
    A Midsummer Night’s Dream, University of Georgia Gallery, Athens, Greece
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Works on Paper 1983 – 2003, Art Resources Transfer, New York/NY, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: War of the Worlds, Whitebox, New York/NY, USA

  • 2002

    Tim Rollins and K.O.S: Works on Paper, Dishman Art Gallery, Beaumont/TX, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Works on Paper, Mills Gallery, Central College, Pella/IA, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S. for Lawrence, Kansas – What Happens to a Dream Deferred?, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence/KS, USA New Paintings, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S. – A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Los Angeles/CA, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: New Work, Baumgartner Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S. – 20 Years of Art and Teaching, Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis/TN, USA

  • 2001

    Real Time, Salina Art Center, Salina/KS, USA
Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Superheroes, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines/IA, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S, Galeria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Evidence of Things Not Seen, The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York/NY, USA

  • 2000

    Baumgartner Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Wood Street Galleries, The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh/PA, USA
    The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls/NY, USA
    M.H. de Young Memorial Art Museum, San Francisco/CA, USA
    Shark Island Contemporary Art Center, Bristol, UK
    Crow Shadow Institute, Pendleton/OR, USA
Jay Etkin Gallery, Memphis/TN, USA, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale/AZ, USA

  • 1999

    Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
    Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins/CO, USA
    Trinity Christian College, Chicago/IL, USA
    Robert Livingston Magnet Junior High School, Albany/NY, USA
    The Jewish Museum, San Francisco/CA, USA
    Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale/AZ, USA
    Berkeley Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley/CA, USA

  • 1998

    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Kids Across America, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa/FL, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Fifteen Years of Art and Teaching, Ohio University Art Gallery, Athens/OH, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: I See the Promised Land, John McEnroe Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Strength to Love, The Greenville College Art Gallery, Greenville/IL, USA
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: Fifteen Years of Art and Teaching, University Art Museum, SUNY, Albany/NY, USA
    Paule Anglim Gallery, San Francisco/CA, USA
    Zeum, San Francisco/CA, USA
Grand Arts, Kansas City/MO, USA
    Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, UK, 
New York State Art Museum, Albany/NY, USA
    Berkeley Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley/CA, USA
    Utrecht Academy of the Arts, Utrecht, The Netherlands

  • 1997

    Tim Rollins and KOS: Fifteen Years of Art and Teaching, Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Prometheus Bound, Academy Theatre Gallery, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S.: The Psalms, Youth Art Connection, Atlanta/GA, USA

  • 1996

    Kommos, Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier/OH, USA

  • 1995

    Mary Boone Gallery, New York/NY, USA

  • 1994

    Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem/NC, USA
    Grand Central Terminal, New York/NY, USA

  • 1993

    Fundacion Para el Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
    Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston/MA, USA

  • 1992

    Mary Boone Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Crown Point Press, San Francisco/CA, USA
    Grand Central Station, New York/NY, USA
    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington/DC, USA
    Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston/MA, USA
    Le Case d’Arte, Milan; Italy

  • 1991

    Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA

  • 1990

    Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford/CT, USA
    Museum fur Gegenwartskunst Basel, Basel, Switzerland
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles/CA, USA Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
    State University of New York, College at Cortland, Cortland/NY, USA
    Crown Point Press, New York and San Francisco/CA, USA
    Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock/NY, USA

  • 1989

    Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
Dia Art Foundation, New York/NY, USA
    Interim Art, London, UK

  • 1988

    Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Walker Art Center, Minneapolis/MN, USA
    Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston/MA, USA
    Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland
    Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
    
Riverside Studios, London, UK
    Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston/MA, USA
    Galeria La Maquina Espanola, Madrid, Spain

  • 1987

    Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
    Knight Gallery, Charlotte/NC, USA

  • 1986

    Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Fashion Moda, Bronx, New York/NY, USA
    State University of New York, Old Westbury/NY, USA

  • 1985

    Prayers to Broken Stone: Five Years of Art Against Arson, Hostos Community College, Hostos Art Gallery, Bronx/NY, USA

  • 1980

    Education Building Gallery, New York University, New York/NY, USA

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    Una Cierta Oscuridad, CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain
    Dialogues: Tim Rollins & K.O.S and Glenn Ligon, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, NY, USA
    American Landscape, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY, USA

  • 2017

    Other Side: Art, Object, Self, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
    40 Years: Part 3. Political, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
    Blue Black, curated by Glenn Ligon, Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    White Heat, Marc Straus Gallery, New York, NY, USA
    If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day: Collections of Claude Simard, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
    20/20: The Studio Museum in Harlem and Carnegie Museum of Art, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, USA
    Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s, Whitney Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
    Third Space / Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama, USA

  • 2016

    Makeamericagreatagain, Whitebox Art Center, New York City, USA
    Summer School, FLAG Art Foundation, New York City, NY, USA
    Nightfall, Musee d’Art et d’histoire, Geneva, Switzerland
    Unbound Narrative, Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, North Carolina, USA
    Repossession, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY, USA
    The Woven Art, Cooper Gallery of African & African American Art at the Hutchins Center,
    Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
    The Tale that all but Shapes Itself, Greene Naftali, New York, NY, USA
    Beyond the Veil: Works from the Permanent Collection, Bronx Museum, New York, NY, USA

  • 2015

    By the Book, Sean Kelly, New York, NY, USA
    Collaborate!, Oriel Sycharth Gallery, Wrexham, Wales, UK
    Future Seasons Past, Lehmann Maupin, New York, USA
    Wild Noise: Art works from The Bronx Museum of the Arts, El Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
    An Inclusive World, The Queens Museum, New York, USA
    Bring in the Reality, the Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York, USA
    The Fire This Time, Von Auersperg Gallery, Hess Center for the Arts, Massachusetts, USA
    Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London, United Kingdom

  • 2014

    Literary Devices, Fisher Landau Center for Art, NY, USA
    Dark Waters, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

  • 2013

    Du Bois in Our Time, Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA
    Macho Man, Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault, Artist Space, New York, NY, USA
    Body Language, The Studio Museum, Harlem, NY, USA
    Something About a Tree, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY, USA

  • 2012

    I Followed You into the Water, Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY, USA This Side of Paradise, Andrew Freedman Home, New York, NY, USA
    Wide Open School, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
    Paper, Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France

  • 2011

    Alice in Wonderland, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK Nothing in the World but Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK
    The Intellectual Work: Enzo Mari with Pavel Büchler, Jason Dodge, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin, Germany
    A Rocky Road, Crawfort Art Gallery, Cork City, Ireland

  • 2010

    Condensations of the Social, Smack Mellon Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    En Privado 2. La Opción Desamable – Es Baluard, Palma de Mallorca,Spain
    The Page, Kimmerich, New York/NY, USA
    NI UNA MAS (Not One More): The Juarez Murders, Leonard Pearlstein Gallery at Drexel University, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    A Collections Legacy: Women Donors at the Haggerty, Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee/WI, USA
    Permanent Trouble – Aktuelle Kunst aus der Sammlung Kopp, KOG – Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, Germany

    Painting and Sculpture, Lehmann Maupin, New York/NY, USA

  • 2009

    Chelsea Visits Havana, Museo Belles Artes, Havana, Cuba
What Matters, Worcester Art Museum, Worcester/MA, USA
    Octet: Codes and Contexts in Recent Art, Visual Arts Gallery, New York City, USA
    We Are Sun-kissed and Snow-blind, Galerie Patrick Seguin invites Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Paris, France
    I Have a Dream: International Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks Museum, Montgomery/AL, USA
    Origins of Species (After Darwin), National Academy of Sciene, Smithsonian, Washington DC., USA
    Teresita Fernández/Christian Hellmich/Shirazeh Houshiary/ Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Lehmann Maupin, New York/NY, USA

  • 2008

    Party Headquarters: Voting is Just the Beginning, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Dreams & Portals , Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence/KS, USA
    As Lathar/Off Site, Irish Museum of Modern Art, IMMA, Dublin, Ireland

  • 2007

    Stripes, Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, New York/NY, USA
    Jubilee Exhibition, House Eva Presenhuber, Vnà, Switzerland
Artists’ Books : Transgression / Excess , Space Other, Boston/MA, USA
    30th Anniversary Exhibition, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
    Only Words, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Repicturing the Past / Picturing the Present,The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Making and Finding, Foundation to Life Exhibition Space, Mount Kisco/NY, USA
    What Is Painting ? , The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Sketch and Detail, Chelsea Clinton Community Health Center, New York/NY, USA
    Exhibitionism, CCS Bard Hessel Museum Annadale-on-Hudson, New York, USA

  • 2006

    The Gold Standart, P.S.1 MoMA, Long Island/NY, USA
    Whitney Biennale 2006, Whitney Museum, New York/NY, USA
    The Downtown Show : The NY Arts Scene 1974 – 1984, The Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY, USA
    The Downtown Show : The NY Arts Scene 1974 – 1984, The Andy Warhol Museum of Art, Pittsburgh/PA, USA

  • 2005

    Flashback, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
Postcards From the Edge, Robert Miller Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Twenty Five Years Part II, Baumgartner Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Beautiful Dreamer , Spaces Cleveland, OH, USA
    LOOKING AT WORDS. The Formal Use of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York/NY, USA In Private Hands, The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia/PA, USA

  • 2004

    In the Spirit of Martin, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery/AL, USA
    Monument, Tate Gallery, London, UK
    Media.Comm(Unity)/Comm.Medium – divenire comunità oltre il mezzo: l’opera diffusa, Museo Masedu, Sassari, Italy, curated by G.Perretta
Crimes and Misdemeanors, The Cincinatti Museum of Contemporary Art, Cincinatti/OH, USA
    The Wild Bunch II, Whitebox Annex, New York/NY, USA
    A Show of Hands, Moore College of Art, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Revelation, The Mint Museum, Charlotte/NC

  • 2003

    Gallery Artists, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
    Postcards from the Edge, Galerie Lelong, New York/NY, USA
    Representing Slavery, Williams College Art Gallery, Williamstown/MA, USA
    In the Spirit of Martin (touring),
    Missouri historical Society, St. Louis/MO, USA,
    Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn/NY, USA,
    Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis/TN, USA,
    Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis/NM, USA,
    International Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington/DC, USA

  • 2002

    Large Scale, Baumgartner Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    In the Spirit of Martin (touring),
    Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, Detroit/MI, USA,
    Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington/DE, USA,
    Paul Morris Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    The Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach/FL, USA
    Collecting Contemporary Art – A Community Dialogue, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill/NC, USA
    I’m Amazed, Liebman Magan Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    The Blame Show, White Box, New York/NY, USA
    Last Forward II, Berkley Art Museum, Berkley/CA, USA
    Large Scale, Baumgartner Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Care For All , White Box, New York/NY, USA 
Plotting, Carrie Sacrist Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA

  • 2001

    Selections from the Permanent Collection , Studio Museum in Harlem, New York/NY, USA 
Selections from the Permanent Collection , The Bronx museum of Art, New York/NY, USA
    Selections from the Permanent Collection , Williams Art Museum, Williams College, Williamstown/MA, USA
    Parkett Editions , Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Almost Warm and Fuzzy: Childhood in Contemporary Art, PS1, Contemporary Art Center, New York/NY, USA
    Art as prayer, Cooper Union, New York/NY, USA
    Hamilton Gallery, Ontario, Canada

    Retorn al pais des mervelles , Funfacio la Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
    
Le Tribù dell’Arte, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Roma, Italy, curated by A. Bonito Oliva

  • 2000

    Points of Departure, Main Line Art Center, Lower Merion/PA, USA
    Recent Acquisitions, The Bronx Museum of Art, New York/NY, USA
    The American Century: 1950-2000, The Witney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, USA
    Collective Art Practice, Les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France

  • 1999

    Tim Rollins and K.O.S, Williams Art Museum, Williams College, Massachusetts /MA, USA
Dream City, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
    Almost Warm and Fuzzy: Childhood in Contemporary Art, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines/IA, USA
    Almost Warm and Fuzzy: Childhood in Contemporary Art, The Scottsdale Center for Contemporary Art, Scottsdale/AR, USA
    Urban Mythologies, The Bronx Museum of Art, New York/NY, USA
    Recent Acquisitions, The Tate Gallery, London, UK
    Righteous!, The Jewish Museum, San Francisco/CA, USA
    Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines/IA, USA

  • 1998

    The Rites of Spring, PPOW, New York/NY, USA

  • 1997

    The Hirshborn Collects: Recent Acqisitions 1992-1996, The Hirshborn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington/DC, USA
    More Than One: Twentieth Century Print Portfolios , Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Changing Spaces, Youth Art Connection, Atlanta/GA, USA
    The Dual Muse, Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Luis/MO, USA

  • 1996

    Imagined Communities, Oldham Art Gallery, Oldham, UK
    Bronx Spaces, The Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx/NY, USA Deformations: Aspects of the Modern Grotesque, The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Youth Matters, (touring) Castellani Art Museum, Niagara University, Niagara/NY, USA, Centre Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami/FL, USA
    Thinking Print, Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA

  • 1995

    Zeichen & Wunder, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
    Zeichen & Wunder, Centro Calego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art, UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles/CA, USA
    Word for Word, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside/PA, USA Contemporary Drawing: Exploring the Territory, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen/CO, USA
    Celebration of the Spirit, Oklahoma City Hall, Oklahoma City/OK, USA
    1994 Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon, (touring), Anacostia Museum, Washington/DC, Nexus Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta/GA, USA, Yerba Buena Center for Contemporary Art, San Francisco/CA, USA
    Public Interventions, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston/MA, USA
    Black Male: Representations of Masculinity in Contemporary American Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, USA
    Gewalt – Geschäfte, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany

  • 1993

    Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon, (touring), Connecticut Museum of Contemporary Art, Connecticut/CT, USA, Icon, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston/MA, USA, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit/MI, USA
    Die Sprache der Kunst – The Language of Art, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

  • 1992

    Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach/CA, USA
    Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
    Drawing Now: New Spaces, The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    15th Anniversary Exhibition, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
    The Power of the City/The City of Power, The Whitney Museum of American Art Downtown at Federal Reserve Plaza, New York/NY, USA
    Quotations: The Second History of Art, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut/CT, USA
    Quotations: The Second History of Art, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton/OH, USA
    Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

  • 1991

    Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis/MN, USA
    Reimaging America, Momenta Art, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Words and #s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Wright State University, Dayton/OH, USA
    Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, USA
    The Library of Babel: Books to Infinity, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo/NY, USA
    Mute, Solo Gallery/Solo Press, New York/NY, USA
    Carnegie International, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh/PA, USA Transpositions, University of South Florida Art Museum, Tampa/FL, USA Connected Past, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston/MA, USA
    Devil on the Stairs: Looking Back on the Eighties, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia/PA. USA

  • 1990

    Edition Schellmann, Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Insect Politics: Body Horror/Social Order, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo/NY, USA
    The Age of Information, Andrea Ruggieri Gallery, Washington/DC, USA Works on Paper, La Casa d’Arte, Milan, Italy
First Tyne International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
    The Decade Show, Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art/The New Museum of Contemporary Art/The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York/NY, USA
    Pharmakon ‘90, Nippon Convention Center, Makuhari Messe International Exhibition Hall, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Artists, Galeria La Maquina Espanola, Madrid, Spain
Language in Art, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield/CO, USA
    Word As Image: American Art 1960-90, Milwaukee, Art Museum, Milwaukee/WI, USA
    Word As Image: American Art 1960-90, Oklahoma City Art Museum, Oklahoma City/OK, USA
    Word As Image: American Art 1960-90, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, USA
    Art Meets Science and Spirituality in a Changing Economy , Museum Fodor, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Benefit for Andrew Glover Youth Program, Josh Baer Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Trans Avant-Garde Gallery, San Francisco/CA, USA
Team Spirit, Independent Curators Incorporated, New York/NY, USA
    ACT-UP Auction for Action: Benefit Auction and Exhibit, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY
Price of Power, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland/OH, USA
    Oh, Those Four White Walls!: The Gallery as Context, Atlanta College of Art, Atlanta/GA, USA
    Stripes, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston/MA, USA
    3 Tage Umhausen,Umhausen, Austria
Felix Gonzales-Torres, Michael Jenkins, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA

  • 1989

    Horn of Plenty, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
    Word and Image, Lehman College, Bronx/NY, USA
    Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin/OH, USA
    A Good Read: The Book as a Metaphor, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York/NY, USA
    A Decade of American Drawing, 1980-1989, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles/CA, USA
    The Library: Artist’s Books , A/D Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    A Perspective on Contemporary Art: Color and/or Monochrome, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
    Editions Schellmann, The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA

  • 1988

    Romance, Knight Gallery, Charlotte/NC, USA
    Longwood Art Gallery, South Bronx/NY, USA
    Similia/Dissimilia, (touring)
    Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany,
    Leo Castelli Gallery,
    Sonnabend Gallery,
    Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York/NY, USA
    Documenta 8, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Artchildren, Artselves, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark/NJ, USA
    New York Art Now, The Saatchi Collection, London, UK
    Constitution, Temple University Art Gallery, Philadelphia/PA, USA Selections from X, Damon Brandt Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Recent Tendencies in Black and White, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    The Beauty of Circumstance, Josh Baer Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Art Against AIDS, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Walk Out to Winter, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Committed to Print Dublin, ROSC ‘88, The Museum of Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Aperto ‘88, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
The Binational/Die Binationale, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston/MA, USA
    The Binational/Die Binationale, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany

  • 1987

    Art And Its Double, Sala de Exposiciones de la Fundacion Caja de Pensiones, Madrid, Spain
    Out of the Studio: Art with Community, P.S.1., Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City/NY, USA
    Perverted by Language, Hillwood Gallery, Long Island University, Greenvale/NY, USA
    Resistance – Anti-Baudrillard, White Columns, New York/NY, USA
    The Art of the Real, Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland
A Different Corner, Definition and Redefinition – Painting in America, I Bienal Internacional de Pintura, Museo de Art Moderna, Cuenca, Ecuador

  • 1986

    Liberty and Justice, Alternative Museum, New York/NY, USA
    Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Liberty and Justice, The New Museum, New York/NY, USA
    Gallery Artists, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York/NY, USA
    Art And Its Double, Centro Cultural de Barcelona, Spain
Art And Its Double, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago/IL, USA
    Art And Its Double, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Benefit for The Kitchen, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Text and Image, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    For Encima Del Bloqueo, Centro Wilfredo Lam, Havana, Cuba

1985

20/20, B.K. Smith Gallery, Lake Erie College, Painesville OH, USA
    Alarm Clock, Royal-Festival Hall, London, UK
    Disinformation, Alternative Museum, New York/NY, USA
    Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York/NY, (Americana, Installation by Group Material), New York/NY, USA
    Public Art, Nexus Art Center, Atlanta/GA, USA
    Social Studies, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York/NY, USA

  • 1984

    New Art of the Decade, Artists Space, New York/NY, USA
    Identity and Illusion, Sarah Lawrence College, New York/NY, USA
    Ansatzpunkte kritischer Kunst heute, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
    Ansatzpunkte kritischer Kunst heute, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany
D/Colby College, Waterville/ME, USA
    Olympiad, Kantor Gallery, Los Angeles/CA, USA
    Art for or Against, Thorpe Intermedia Gallery, Sparkill/NY, USA

  • 1983

    Artists’ Call, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Timeline, P.S. 1., Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City/NY, USA
    The War Show, State University of New York at Stony Brook, Stony Brook/NY, USA
    The State of the Art: The New Social Commentary, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York/NY, USA
    Act/React, S.P.A.R.C., Los Angeles/CA, USA
    Primer, Artists Space, New York/NY, USA
    The 1984 Show, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York/NY, USA

  • 1982

    Alternatives, The City Gallery, Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, USA
    Atlanta, Group Material, New York/NY, USA
    The Atomic Salon, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York/NY, USA
    Inaugural Exhibition, Group Material, New York/NY, USA

Teaching

  • 2003-05

    Resident Professor of Art and Education, Drexel University, Philadelphia/PA, USA
    Visiting Professor of Art, Literature and Music, Drexel University and Center for the Prevention of School Violence and Martha Washington Elementary School, Philadelphia/PA, USA

  • 1997

    School of Visual Arts, New York/NY, USA

  • 1995

    Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of California at Davis/CA, USA

  • 1982-87

    I.S. #52, South Bronx, New York/NY, USA

1980 – 1982

Learning to Read Through the Arts Program, New York/NY, USA 

1980 – 1981

New York Marxist School, New York/NY, USA

Lectures

  • 2014

    Colby Museum’s Miles and Katharine Culbertson Prentice Distinguished Lecture, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, USA

Selected Bibliography

  • 2018

    Ault, Julie, Passages: Tim Rollins, Artforum, March 2018
    Mara De Wachter, Ellen, Review: Tim Rollins and K.O.S. Maureen Paley, London, UK, Frieze No. 192, January–February 2018.
    Moffett, Samantha, USFCAM to showcase hidden gems in new exhibition, usforacle.com, 13 June 2018.
    Tan, Ken, Making the Transformative Power of Words Concrete, hyperallergic.com, 3 July 2018.

  • 2017

    Douglas Miller, John, London Round-up: Tintype, Maureen Paley, Parasol Unit, Art Monthly, December-January 2017–18.
    Rollins, Tim and K.O.S., Artists' Statements for Parkett 100/101: Tim Rollins + K.O.S, Parkett No. 100/101, 2017.
    ----, Tim Rollins and K.O.S. at Maureen Paley, London, blouinartinfo.com, 13 October 2017.
    ----, Tim Rollins and K.O.S: The moonlight was behind them…, myartguides.com 15 September 2017.

  • 2016

    Steer, Emily, Tim Rollins and K.O.S, Elephant, Issue 29, Winter 2016-17, pp.102-105.
    Smee, Sebastian, In Portland, well met by moonlight, Boston Globe, 23 September 2016

  • 2015

    Thorp, Scott, Life is a river, A Conversation with Angel Abreu from Tim Rollins and K.O.S., artpulsemagazine.com, no.21 vol.6 2015
    Word by Word, Luxembourg & Dayan, London, 2015, pp. 46-47

  • 2014

    Denson, G. Roger, Day without Art: Looking Back 25 Years, huffingtonpost.com, 01 December 2014
    Morgan, Tiernan, Novel Takes on a Blue-Chip Art Collection in Queens, 19 December 2014

  • 2012

    Budick, Ariella, Spirit of the Bronx at Frieze New York, www.ft.com, 28 April 2012
    Dietrich, Nikola, Tim Rollins and K.O.S: On transfiguration, In: Artinside, Frühling 2012

  • 2010

    Kunstbulletin, 11/2010, S. 74/75 Kopp, Herbert (ed.), Permanent Trouble. Sammlung Kopp, Köln, 2010

  • 2009

    Berry, Ian: Tim Rollins and K.O.S. – A history, New York: The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, 2009
    Sholette, Gregory, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Artforum, January 2009, p. 111

  • 2008

    Kaplan, Cheryl. ‘By the People and for the People: Tim Rollins and his Youth Project K.O.S.: A conversation with Tim Rollins and Cheryl Kaplan‘, DB-Art Magazine, April 2008
http://www.db-artmag.de/2008/2/e/1/589.php
    Melio, Cathy, ‘The Artist’s Voice. Interview with Tim Rollins‘, in: www.cmcanow.org, February 2008
    C. Drake Naples, Artforum n. 4, December 2008
    S. Sambo, Ugo Rondinone/Tim Rollins and K.O.S”, FlashArt n.273, Milan, Dec-Jan 2009
    M. De Falco, Tim Rollins and K.O.S./Ugo Rondinone, exibart.com, 31 October
    E. Viola, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Ugo Rondinone, artforum.com, 24 October
    L. Stanziano, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Ugo Rondinone e l’ineluttabilità del concetto di metamorfosi, teknemedia.com, 15 october 2008
    A. Tecce, Piombo e sogni, Il Giornale dell’Arte, Turin, n.280, October 2008
    Tim Rollins and K.O.S. e Ugo Rondinone, Mousse Magazine, n. 15 October
    A. Pepe, E l’arte si fa testo fra impegno ed ironia, Il Roma, Naples, 8 October
    R. Caragliano e S. Cervasio, Il silenzio della vita e della guerra , La Repubblica, Naples, 8 October 2008
    D. Ricci, Rollins e Rondinone metamorfosi plastiche, Il Mattino, Naples, 2 October 2008
    C. Melio, The Artist’s voice – interview with Tim Rollins, www.cmcanow.org, February 2008
    By the peolple and for the people, DB Art Magazine, April 2008

  • 2007

    Jensen, Lars, ‘Coole Kunst des Überlebens, in: Spiegel Online, December 19, 2007
    phi, ‘Galerien II, Kunst und Literatur bei Presenhuber‘, in: NZZ, No. 296, December 20, 2007, p. 53
    Kletke, Daniel, ‘Survival heisst Überleben‘, in: artnet.de , December 10, 2007
    Jensen, Lars, ‘Die Kunst des Überlebens‘, in: Monopol, No. 12, December 2007, p. 28 – 37
    Romaine, J., ‘Constructing a Beloved Community: The Methodological Development of Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, Dissertation, The City University of New York
Kollak, Ginny, ‘Stripes‘, in: tang.skidmore.edu, August 2007

  • 2006

    McNatt, Glenn ‘Twenty Five Years of Experimental Works‘, in: The Baltimore Sun, February 15, 2006
    Cullum, Jerry, ‘Literary Agents‘, in: Access Atlanta, March 2
Talasek, J.D., ‘On the Nature of the Universe‘,in: Issues in Science and Technology, Spring
    Bradt, Gorge, ‘Kids to Work with Artist‘, in: The Bridgton News, April 20
    Bradt, Gorge, ‘They’re on Fire Today ! ‘, in: The Bridgton News, May 4

  • 2005

    R. Laine M., ‘T`im Rollins helps youth create their masterpiece,’ in: The Beacon, November 6
    J.Dawson, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: The Washington, April 15
    M. O’Sullivan, ‘Tim Rollins’ creative streak’, The Washington Post, April 15
    J.Romaine, ‘On a clear nigth I can see the sun: Tim Rollins and K.O.S. Test faith’s Possibilities’, in: Image N° 45
    A. Pedula, ‘Fulfilled in your seeing – The life and work of Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Image N° 45

  • 2004

    A. Parks, ‘Big Bang Theorist’, in: Citypaper, February 14
    L. Mah. S., ‘Kids crations’, in: Kalamazoo Gazette, January 21

  • 2003

    A. De Mao, ‘Students drawn in by Artistic Inspiration’, in: Banner-Herald, October 22
    D. Maurer, ‘Their painting are worth Thousands of words’, in: The Daily Progress, July 27
    David Deitcher, ‘Tim Rollins talks to David Deitcher’, in: Artforum, April K.Wolfe, J. S. Harrison, ‘Survival Guide’, in: Visual Art Journal
    E.Howsare, ‘Beyond Survival’, in: C-Ville Weekly, January 28

  • 2002

    G.Smith, ‘An Interview with Tim Rollins’, in: Three Point Seven
    C.Adolfsson, ‘Har blir konstenen skola for livet’, in: Gotesborg, January 27
    P.Burch, ‘The art of Survival’, in: The Menphis Commercial Appeal, October 10
    Rollins and KO.S., ‘Art connecting communities’, in: Chain N°9
    R.B. Gambardella, ‘Tim Rollins ed i kids of survival. Berlusconi nel Bronx’, in: La Sentinella, A.II – No. 28/29
    C. Marfella, ‘Tim Rollins & K.O.S.’, in: Le Pagine dell’Ozio, No. 9, November
    G. Capitelli, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: exibart.com, October
    R. Smith, ‘Large Scale’, in: The New York Times, July 19
    E. Schambelan, ‘Tim Rollins + KOS at Baumgartner’, in: Art in America, April
    L. Komaiko, ‘Worth 1,000 Words’, The Los Angeles Times, April 3
    J. Biles, ‘Artistic Explosion’, in: Lawrence Journal-World Lawrence, February 19
    T. Rollins, ‘Helping Kids Grow Through Art’, Parent and Preschooler Newsletter, January
American Visionaires-Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art, catalogue, New York
Catalogue Raisonné-Collection of Contemporary Art Fundacion `La Caixa’, Catalogue, Barcelona

  • 2001

    J. Morgan, ‘Imaginations Bloom Under Artist’s Tutelage’, in: The Daily Sentinel Nacogdoches,
October 26
    J. Johnson, ‘Art Educator Shares Vision and dream during lecture’, in: The Daily Sentinel
Nacogdoches,
October 23
    J. Morgan, ‘Artist and Educator Working with local students on project’, in: The Daily Sentinel Nacogdoches, October 21
    J. Morgan, ‘Rollins’ Program Inspires students through the arts’, in: The Daily Sentinel Nacogdoches, October 19
    S. Mansfield, ‘Painting the Pain’, in: The Scotsman, October 16
    J. Morgan, ‘Image and Text III’, in: The Daily Sentinel Nacogdoches, October 10
    F. Galdieri, Tema Celeste, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, Milan, July/September
    T. Rollins, ‘Foreword-The Arts, Urban Education…’, in: Education and Urban Society, August
    H. Cotter, ‘Black, Red and Green at the Studio Museum in Harlem’, in: The New York Times, August 23
    R. Gregg, ‘The Art of Learning’, in: The Seattle Times, August 22
    F. Romeo, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Flash Art Italia, N° 228, June/July
    D. Gilerman, ‘A South Bronx Savior Comes to Ofakim’, in: Ha’aretz, May 22
    ‘A South Bronx Savior Comes to Ofakim’, Ha’aretz English Edition, The International Herald Tribune, London, 23 May
    D. Gilerman, T. De Tora, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Segno, N° 178, April – May J. Romaine, ‘The Promised Land: An Interview with Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: CIVA Seen Vol. 1, April
A. Sullivan, ‘Mentoring’, in: The Salina Journal, March 8
    J. Romaine, ‘Art as Prayer’, in: International Art Movement and the Center for Faith and Art Fundacio ‘La Caixa’, Exh. Cat., Barcelona
    J. Courtney, Points of Departure: Art on the Line, Cat., Main Line Art Center

  • 2000

    D. Elliot, ‘An Inspiring Brush with Art’, in: The Commercial Appeal, December 5
    ‘Dream a Little Dream’, in: The Memphis Flyer, November 23-29
    D. Hall, ‘Rollins’ Band’, in: The Memphis Flyer, November 23-29
‘Experiencing the World of Art’, in: The Des Moines Daily Register, October 17
    O. Parker, ‘Artists Give Students Style’, in: The Arizona Republic, October 14
    C. Dorsey, ‘Superman’s Survival Tools: a Book and a canvas’, in: Portfolio Weekly, October 3
    R. Perree, ‘20 Jaar Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Kunstbeeld, September 
C. Veltman, ‘Kids on Canvas’, in: The London Telegraph Magazine, September 30
    J. Bose, ‘Students Explore the Boundaries of Art’, in: The Ball State Daily News, September 18
    R. Placky, ‘On Site: A Residency with Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Art Education, July
    C. Saint Louis, ‘The Gospel According to Tim’, in: The New York Times Magazine, July 16
    S. Morris, ‘A’Dream’ Fulfilled’, in: The Times Union Glens Falls, 13 July
    R. Gragg, ‘Puck goes to Pendleton’, in: The Sunday Oregonian, July 2
    R.Gregg, ‘The Art of learning’, in: The Seattle Times, August 22
    M. Thomas, ‘Tim Rollins guides students from survival to success’, in: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, April 29
    A. Winn, ‘Survival Kit’, in: PS – CP, April 19-26
T. Norman, ‘Disciple of ar’, in: Post Gazette, Pittsburgh, March 31
    G. Shearing, ‘Rollins Submerges Egos in a shared canvas’, in: Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, March 31
    K. Johnson, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S. at Baumgartner’, The New York Times, March 10
    E. Doss, ‘Witnessing the Beloved Community….’, in: College Art Association, February 25

  • 1998

    M. Ferguson, ‘Rollins’ Message Inspires Students’, State College Lions’ Digest, October
    J. Strawser, ‘Soldiers of Art’, in: Centre Daily Times, October 24
    M. Gayford, ‘Good News from the Battlefield’, in: The London Sunday Telegraph, July
    R. Wollheim, ‘Tim Rollins and the Kids of Survival….’, in: Modern Painters, London, March
    M. Lisl, ‘Helping Kids Shine’, in: Daily Gazette Albany, 27 March
    J. Milani, ‘Art by Community’, in: The Tampa Tribune, January 25
    S. Eastman, ‘Doing Art for More Than Art’s Sake’, in: The Tampa Times, Jan 16
    J. Ganahl, ‘Opening Young Minds to Art’, in: San Francisco Examiner, Jan 13
    M. Fanizza, ‘The Art of Survival’, in: The Oracle, January 12

  • 1997

    E. Sozanski, ‘Sophisticated Work from ‘At-Risk’ Students’, in: The Philadelphia Inquirer, June 6
    B. Sherman, ‘Out of the Streets and Into the Galleries’, in: The Boston Globe, April 3
    K. Thomas, ‘Powerful ‘Kids’ Portrays Art as a Teacher of Survival’, in: The Los Angeles Times, February 28

  • 1996

    M. Neill and E. Mc Neil, ‘Escape Route’, in: People, November 25
    F. Protzman, ‘Off-Screen Artists’, in: The Washington Post, November 14
    J. Cantor, ‘Young at Art’, in: Miami New Times, October 17
    E. Rothstein, ‘When Teaching the Arts Becomes Social Work’, in: The New York Times, October 6
    R. Dominguez, ‘His ‘Art’ Is in Right Place’, in: Daily News, September 6
    J. Maslin, ‘Art Teacher’s Crusade For Vandals with honor’, in: The New York Times, September 6
    S. Allen, ‘Critics’ Choise – Film’, in: The Oackland Tribune, April 19
    P. Le Draoulec, ‘Documentary depicts Bronx tenns’ surviving through art’, in: Marin Indipendent Journal, April 15
    J. Ganahl, ‘Helping kids find a life….’, in: San Francisco Examiner, in: April 12
    P. Stack, ‘The Key to Survival In the Bronx is Art’, in: San Francisco Cronicle/Datebook, April 10
    C.R. Thompson, ‘Kids give ghetto the brush-off’, New York Daily News, March 3

  • 1995

    J. Wilson, ‘Primal Drawing’, in: The Aspen Times, July 29
    P. Myoda, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Frieze, May
    M. Shuter, ‘Innovative Teacher to Share his Method’, in: Savannah Evening Press, March 19
    P. Karmel, ‘For K.O.S. the play’s the thing’, in: The New York Times, January 13
    C. Lewallen, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Contemporary Artists Review (Tokyo), January


  • 1994

    C. Vogel, ‘Inside Art’, in: The New York Times, October 7
    M. Shearin, ‘SECCA shows art as teaching tool’, in: Triad Style, June 15
    T. Patterson, ‘Tim Rollins helps students find identities in art’, in: Winstom-Salem Journal, June 12
    A. Lloyd Wilson, ‘Malcolm X: The Artists’ View’, in: Art in America, May
    C. Temin, ‘ICA brings public art out in the open’, in: The Boston Globe, April 24
    C. Twardy, ‘Art for kids’ sake’, in: Raleigh News and Observer, April 17

    C. Hambright, ‘Healing Art’, in: Winston-Salem Journal, March 28

    N. Stapen, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Art News, January 



  • 1993

    C. Leggewie, ‘Birder der Kids aus dem Getto’, in: Merian, December
    J. Giovannini, ‘Beacon of Hope’, in: Harper’s Bazaar, October
    Staff, ‘Public Art With Function: Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in. Bliutsu Techo, August

  • 1992

    R. Bass, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Art News, October
    E. Kastor, ‘Kids with the Art of Survival’, in: The Washinghton Post, September 26
    I. Lane Groller, ‘Barnyard Full of Big Shots’, in: The Washington Post, September 24
    H. Burchar, ‘Politicals Animals on Parade’, in: The Washington Post, September 18
    D. Bourdon, ‘Critic’s Diary: Seeing It All, or Six Weeks in Manahattan Galleries’, in: Art in America, September
    H. Colsman Freyberger, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Rokugatsu No Kaze, August J.L. Barrio Garay, ‘Tim Rollins y K.O.S.’, in: Goya, July
    R. Smith, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in. The New York Times, June 19
    A. Jinkner Lloyd, ‘Report from Pittsburgh….’, in: Art in America, June 

    J.L. Barrio Garay, ‘Cronica de Nueva York: La Bienal’, in: Goya, June 

    Staff, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: The New Yorker, May 25

    B. Carvalho, ‘Garotos do Bronx pintam com sangue….’, in: Folha de S. Paulo, April 23

    K. Baker, ‘The 1991 Carnegie International’, in: ArtSpace, January 

    K. Hixson, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Arts Magazine, January

  • 1991

    H. Muschamp, ‘Creativity in Design as an Urban Survival Skill’, in: The New York Times, December15

    D. Mc Craken, ‘Gallery Scene: Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: The Chicago Tribune, October 25

    D. Hershkovits, ‘The Kids Are Alright’, in: Paper, September 
M. Lasswell, ‘True Colors’, in: New York Magazine, July 29
    Staff, ‘South Bronx Art Academy’, in: Art in America, June 

    D. Struzzi, ‘Art Academy: A Dream Come True?’, in: The Bronx Beat, May 1

    A. Decker, ‘The 1991 Whitney Biennial: Provocation an Beauty’, in: Vis A Vis, May ‘The Crown Prints: Meet the press’, in. San Josee Mercury News, April 28

    K. Levin, ‘Collective Conscious: Contemporary Sculpture Collaboration’, in: Sculpture, March 

    C. Kuoni, ‘Arbeiten an der New Yorker Peripherie’, in: Kunstforum International, March 

    A. Raven, ‘Closing the Gap: Impacting the Culture’, in: Art Papers, March 

    D. Reisman, ‘Looking Forward: Activist Post-Modern Art’, in: Tema Celeste, January

    Staff, ‘Collaborative Spirit’, in: Moma Members Quarterly, January

    T. Alden, ’The Library of Babel’, p. 16-17, New York

1990 


    J. Meinhardt, ‘The Temtation of Saint Antony in Basel and Stuttgagart’, in: Kunstforum, November

    C. Jolles, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Das Kunst-Bulletin, November 
I. Graw, ‘Wohitat’, in: Artis, November 

    H. van Haaren, ‘Overkunsten opvoeding’, in: Cahier 2, November 

    G. Helfand, ‘Radical Art Survives….’, in: San Francisco Weekly, October 17
    K. Baker, ‘Temptation’, in: Artforum, October 

    A. Renton, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.: An Open Book’, in: Art & Design/New Art International, September
    P. Bail, ‘Uber-Lebenshilfe’, in: Stuttgarter Zeitung, August 30
    N.B. Forstbauer, ‘Kunstkinder aus der Bronx’, in: Stuttgarter Nachrichten, August 29
    W. Fenn, ‘Bilder der Verwesung’, in: Nürnberger Nachrichten, August 2
    Staff, ‘Selbsthilfe mit Kunst’, in: Der Bund (Bern), July 18
    Staff, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, Schweiz/Suisse/Switzerland, July
    F. Rose, ‘Last Laugh’, in: New York Magazine, June 25

    L. Ariel, ‘Schüler-Künstler in New York’, in: Neue Zurcher Zeitung, June 23

    M. Kimmelman, ‘The Force of Convinction Stirred by 80s’, in: The New York Times, May 27

    T. Pfeifer, ‘Faszinosum des Amorphen’, in: Basler Zeitung, May 25

    R. Schiess, ‘Rollins’ Kids of Survival Uberleben mit Kunst’, in: Basellandschaftliche Zeitung, May 21

    Staff, ‘Kunst und Erziehung’, in: Basler Zeitung, May 17

    L. Lerch, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Programm-Zeitung, May 

    S. Kaplan, ‘Actualitc/Expositions: Tim Rollins + K.O.S….’, in: Montreal Revue de l’Art Actuel, April 

    S. Beard, ‘Proust in Five Minutes’, in: Artscribe, March 

    S. Tallman, ‘Cultural Literacy’, in: Arts Magazine, March

    H. Tanaka, ‘Art in New York: Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: HI Fashion Magazine, February 

    Staff, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: The New Yorker, January 22

    O. Mc Nally, ‘High Art Meets the Streets’, in: The Hartford Courant, January 14

    P. Cyphers, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Arts Magazine, January 

    J. Decter, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.: The Workshop has Survived because we love each other’, in: Flash Art, January 

    C. Lewallen, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.: Interview’, in: View, January 

    P. Taylor, ‘Bronx Revival’, in: Vogue, January

  • 1989

    L. Buck, ‘Survival Art’, in: Arena, December 

    L.R. Lippard, ‘America, Amerika: Art Against the Odds’, in: Z Magazine, December

    A.Brooks, ‘Kids at Work’, in: Interview, December 

    G. Helfand, ‘AIDS Reality Enters Art’, in: Artweek, November 30

    Staff, ‘Self Portrait by Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: The New Yorker, November 20
    K. Larson, ‘Coming to Amerika….’, in: New York Magazine, November 20
    E. Frank, ‘Art’s Off-the-Wall Critic: Philosopher Arthur Danto’, in: The New York Times Magazine, November 19

    M. Sundell, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S. at Dia Art Foundation’, in: Seven Days, November 15

    H. Kramer, ‘South Bronx Children’s Art at Dia: Buoyant, Cheerful, well Executed’, in: The New York Observer, November 6

    R. Smith, ‘Amerika by Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: The New York Times, November 3

    L. Nesbin, ‘Drawn from the South Bronx’, in: New York Woman, November 

    A. Reininghaus, ‘Überleben im Dschungel der Grosstadt’, in: Art, November 

    A. Wallach, ‘Survival Art, 101’, in. New York Newsday, October 30

    Staff, ‘Amerika the Beautiful’, in: Women’s Wear Daily, October 23

    K. Heymer, ‘Tim Rollins & K.O.S.’, in: Tema Celeste, October 

    Staff, ‘Moderne Kunst in New York’, in: Miss Vogue, October 

    T.R. Myers, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Flash Art, October 

    K. Gookin, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Artforum, October 

    M. Woodruff, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Taxi Magazine, October 

    Staff, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Bijutsu Techo, September 

    K. Levin ‘Studio Visits’, Mirabella, September 

    G. Faust, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Arts Magazine, September 

    J. Milward, ‘The Teacher from Graffiti to Avant-Garde’, in: Special Report, August

    S. Gablik, ‘Making Art as if the World Mattered…’, in: UTNE Reader, July 

    R. Stumm, ‘Beuys-Preis nach New York’, in: Basler Zeitung, June 24

    Staff, ‘Statements: Wonderkids Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Parkett, June 

    T. Fairbrother, ‘We Make Art in the Future Tense’, in: Parkett, June
    K.O.S. ‘Dialogue 5’, in: Parkett, June
    M. Berman, ‘Can These Ruins Live?’, in: Parkett, June 

    T. Rollins, ‘Collaboration: Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Parkett, June 

    M. Campitelli, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S.’, in: Juliet Art Magazine, June 

    K. Levin, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S. at Jay Gorney Modern Art’, in: The Village Voice, May 23

    M. Mc Fadyean, ‘The Art of Survival’, in: The Guardian, May 13

    M. Brenson, ‘Tim Rollins + K.O.S. at Jay Gorney Modern Art’, in: The New York Times, May 12

    N. Stapen, ‘The Medium has a Message’, in: Elle Magazine, March 

    J.M. Adams, ‘Art from the Heart’, in: Seventeen Magazine, March 

    C. Leigh, ‘Art on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown’, in: Contemporanea, January 1988 V.C. Cano, ‘Tim Rollins y K.O.S.. El Arte frente a la marginacion social’, in: Vogue Espana, December

    L. Nilson, ‘From Dead End to Avant-Garde’, in: Artnews, December 

    G. Glueck, ‘Survival Kids Transform Classics to Murals’, in: The New York Times, November 13

    J. Rankin Reid, ‘Tim Rollins & K.O.S.’, in: Tema Celeste, October 

    Staff, ‘Kids of Survival’, in: Young Citizen, October 

    Staff, ‘Tim Rollins & K.O.S. in London Again’, in: Flash Art, October 

    F.A. Koslow, ‘Tim Rollins & K.O.S.: The Art of Survival’, The Print Collector’s Newsletter, September 

    Staff, ‘Tim Rollins & K.O.S. Working at Riverside Studios’, in: City Limits, Aug 4
    T. Hilton, ‘Kid’s Stuff’, in: The Guardian, August 3

    W. Feaver, ‘A Trio of American Dreamers’, in: The Sunday Observer, July 31

    L. Bredin, ‘A Touch of Art Class’, in: The Evening Standard, July 28

    D. Lee, ‘Classicts from the Streets’, in: The Times, July 27

    T. Hilton, ‘Holding Up a Mirror’, in: The Guardian, July 27

    A. Graham Dixon, ‘From the Bronx to Hammersmith: Tim Rollins & K.O.S. Beyond Child’s play’, in: The Independent, July 26

    D. Cameron, ‘The Art of Survival: A Conversation with Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Arts Magazine, June

    D. Kuspit, ‘Crowding the Picture: Notes on American Activist Art Today’, Artforum, New York, May

    C. Temin, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: The Boston Sunday Globe, April 17

    R. Mahoney, ‘Reading Art: Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: New York Press, April 13
    R. Smith, ‘Artworks that Strike Up Conversations with viewrs’, in: The New York Times, 1 April

    T. Beller, ‘Tim Rollins & K.O.S.’, in: Splash, April 

    E. Hess, ‘Burning Issues’, in: The Village Voice, March 29

    J. Scanlan, ‘Tim Rollins & K.O.S. at Rhona Hoffman’, in: Dialogue, March 

    J. Kessler, ‘Kids of Survival: Tim Rollins & K.O.S.’, in: Art Paper, February 

    J. Di Mattia, ‘Tim Rollins’ Survival Course’, in: Artpaper, February 

    M. A. Martin, ‘Bronx Artist Directs Local Student Efforts’, in: The Star Tribune, January 8

    J. Russel, ‘At the Saatchi Collection: A thin Show of NY Art’, in: The New York Times, January 3
    ‘Just take it step by step – An interview with Tim Rollins and K.O.S. Crew’, in: Radical Teacher Magazine, January 

    D. Cameron, NY Art Now. The Saatchi Collection, p. 157-164



  • 1987

    E.Hess, ‘Graffiri R.I.P.’, in: The Village Voice, December 22

    P.White, ‘Show of Children’s Art Tells Tale of Two Cities’, in: The Charlotte Observer, December 21

    M.Brenson, ‘Similia/Dissimilia’, in: The New York Times, December 18

    L.Pass, ‘Tim Rollins + His Kids of Survival’, in: The Arts Journal, December R.Morell, ‘New York Art Program Visits N.C.’, in: The Charlotte Observer, November 22

    A.G.Artner, ‘Kids’ Artistic View of Books a Noble Effort’, in: The Chicago Tribune, November 13

    S.Kent, ‘Bronx Break’, in: Time-Out, September 23

    W.Januszczak, ‘Artful Dodge in the Bronx’, in: The Guardian, September 22

    Allthorpe-Guyton Macjorie, ‘NY art now: The Saatchi Collection’, in: Flash Art, September 

    D.Cameron, ‘Art and its Double’, in: Flash Art, May 

    R.Brooks, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S. (Kids of Survaival)’, in: Artscribe, May K.Levin, ‘The double Bind’, in: The Village Voice, March 10

    ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S. at Jay Gorney Modern Art’, in: Art in America, March B.Nickas, ‘Art and its Double’, in: Flash Art, March 
K.Power, ‘Art and its Double’, in: Flash Art, March 

    R. Jones, ‘Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: Flash Art, March 

    Staff, ‘Los K.O.S., un grupo de muchachos del Bronx que irrumpe en el mercado del Arte Neoyorquino’, in: El Pais, February 11

    M.Brenson, ‘Art: Out of the studio community settings’, in: The New York Times, February 6

    Fisher, ‘Tim Rollinsand K.O.S.’, in: Artforum, January

    K.Lipson, ‘Creativity with the public’s blessing’, in: Newday, February 2

    R.W.Walker, ‘The Saatchi Factor’, in: Art News, January 
D.Cameron, ‘Image and quotation’, in: Artics, January 



  • 1986

    E. Hess, ‘Class Conscious’, in: The Village Voice, November 25

    ‘Art: a collaboration, Tim Rollins and K.O.S.’, in: The New York Times, November 21

    A.L.Morgan, ‘New York group show’, in: New Art Examiner, September V.Donohoe, ‘A Palette of 4 fresh talents’, in: The Philadelphia Enquirer, May 30* K.Lipson, ‘Works of art by any means necessary’, in: Newsday, March 18



  • 1985

    Staff, ‘The making of America’, in: Figura, September

1984 


    D.Cameron, ‘Against Collaboration’, in: Arts Magazine, March



  • 1982

    K.Howe, ‘The Atomic Salon’, in: Images and Issues, September

Catalogues

  • 2005

    The Creation – Tim Rollins and K.O.S. at Pyramid Atlantic, Pyramid Atlantic, Silver Spring 



  • 2004

    G.Perretta, W.Benjamin, G.Bataille, J.Derrida, J.L.Nancy, M. Foucault, Media. Comm(Unity) / Comm.Medium – Divenire comunità oltre il mezzo: l’opera diffusa, Museo Masedu, Milan 



  • 2003

    Tim Rollins and KOS – Purple With Love’s Wound, The University of Virginia Art Museum, Virginia 
Representing Slavery, Williams College Art Museum, Williamstown 



  • 2002

    Catalogue Raisonne – Collection of Contemporary Art Fundacion ‘la Caixa’, Barcelona
    American Visionaries – Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 
Plotting, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago

  • 2001

    James Romaine, Art as Prayer ‘ International Arts Movement and The Center for Fait and Art’, Cooper Union, New York
    A.Galletta, Le Tribù dell’Arte (figth culb – deniminazione di origineincottrollabile), Museo D’arte Moderna di Roma, Milan, April 

    Fundacio ‘la Caixa’ Retorn al Pais de Les Meravelles, Barcelona
    Courtney Julie, Points of Departure: Art on the Line, Main Line Art Center, Haverford 



  • 1999

    Patrick Fahey, Linny Frickman, The Art of Tim Rollins and K.O.S. Expanding the Circle: Towards a Democratic Art, Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University 1998 Michael Toombs, Tim Rollins and K.O.S. in Collaboration with Kansas City Youth, Kansas City 

    Dream City, Siemens Kulturprogramm, Kunstverein München, Munich 

    Patrick McGrady, Tim Rollins and K.O.S. – A Paper Retrospective’, The Palmer Museum of Art Penn State University, Penn State 

    ‘Almost Warm and Fuzz: Childhood and Contemporary Art’, DesMoines Art Center, DesMoines



  • 1997

    Jeanne Siegel, Coming Home Again, School of Visual Arts Gallery, New York



  • 1995

    Nicholas Paley (ed.), Finding Art’s Place – experiments in contemporary education and culture, New York 
Bice Curiger (ed.), Zeichen und Wunder. Niko Pirosmani und die Kunst der Gegenwart, Zürich



  • 1994

    Susan Lubowsky Talbott, David Leitner, Tim Rollins and K.O.S. ‘The Red Badge of Courage’, The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem

  • 1993

    Roberto Tejada, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Fundacion para el arte Contemporaneo A.C., Mexico City 



  • 1992

    Amada Cruz, Tim Rollins and K.O.S. Animal Farm, Hirshhorn Museum of Art and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC



  • 1991

    A.Belli, J.Saltz, American Art of the 80th’s, Electa, Milan
Rossi, Aldo; Rollins, Tim; Heartney, Eleanor, Tim Rollins and K.O.S. and Aldo Rossi, Chicago



  • 1990

    Koppelin Dieter, The Temptation of Saint Antony, Museum for Contemporary Art, Basel 



  • 1989

    Gary Garrells, Arthur Danto, Michelle Wallace, Tim Rollins, Amerika, Dia Center for the Arts and the Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles



  • 1988

    Lawrence Rinder, Tim Rollins and K.O.S. at the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis Tim Rollins + K.O.S., Riverside Studios, Orchand Gallery, London

Other Publications

  • 2003

    The City Arts Centre, ‘The Civil Arts Inquiry – Documents 01-06’, Dublin, Ireland



  • 2002

    James Romaine, Objects of Grace: Conversations on Creativity and Faith, Square Halo Books, Baltimore



  • 2000

    Erika Doss, Witnessing the Beloved Community: Tim Rollins and K.O.S., College Art Association, New York



  • 1994

    Arthur Danto, Embodied Meanings, Noonday, New York 



  • 1993

    Nicholas Paley, Finding Art’s Place: Experiments in Contemporary Education and Culture’, Routledge
Publications, New York

Public Collections

Les Abbattoirs, Toulouse, France

The Alfond Collection of Contemporary Art at Rollins College, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA
Bard College, Annadale-on-Hudson, USA
Berkeley Art Museum, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, USA
The Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, USA

Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, USA

The Bronx Museum of Art, Bronx, USA

The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, USA
The Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, USA
The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA

Castellani Art Museum, Niagara, USA
The Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine, New York, USA
The Chrysler Museum of Art, Norfolk, USA
The Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington, USA
Crow Shadow Institute, Pendleton, USA

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA
The Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, USA

The Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, USA

The DeYoung Memorial Art Museum, San Francisco, USA

The Dia Center for the Arts, New York, USA
The Dishman Art Gallery, Beaumont, USA
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, USA
Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, USA
Foundation for Contemporary Art, Mexico City, Mexico

Fundacio de Caixa, Barcelona, Spain

General Services Administration, Fargo, USA

General Services Administration, Bangor USA
The Georgia Museum of Art, Athens, USA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

The Hallmark Collection, Kansas City, USA
The Harold Washington Public Library, Chicago, USA
Hatton Gallery, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, USA

The Hirshhorn Museum of Art and Sculpture Garden, Washington, USA

The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, USA
Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, USA

Institute of Contemporary Art, The University of South Florida, Tampa, USA
The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

JP Morgan Chase Art Collection, New York, USA

The Kalamazoo Institute of Art, Kalamazoo, USA

Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany

The MacArthur Foundation, Chicago, USA

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, St. Louis, USA
The Mills Gallery, Central College, Pella, USA

Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA
The Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, USA
Multi-A Art Centre, Bristol, UK

The Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
Museum of Contemporary Art, Frankfurt, Germany
The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

The Museum of Modern Art, Osaka, Japan

The National Academy of Sciences, Washington, USA

The National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA
The Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, USA

New York State Art Museum, Albany, USA
Nordic Watercolor Museum, Tjorn, Sweden

The Oklahoma Arts Institute, Tulsa, USA
The Oklahoma Museum of Fine Arts, Oklahoma City, USA
Olin Art Gallery, Kenyon College, Gambier, USA

Orchard Gallery, Derry, UK

The Palmer Museum of Art, Pennsylvania State University, State College, USA
The Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA
The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust, Pittsburgh, USA

The Plains Art Museum, Fargo, USA

Portland Museum of Art, Portland, USA

Salina Art Center, Salina, USA

Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, USA

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, USA
The Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, UK
Swiss Graphic Society, Geneva, Switzerland

Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, USA

The Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, USA

University Art Museum, SUNY Albany, Albany, USA
University of Maine Art Museum, Bangor, USA

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville, USA

Utrecht School of the Arts, Utrecht, The Netherlands

The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, USA

The Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis, USA

Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Louis, USA
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
The Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, USA