Tad Wiley

Born in Needham Massachusetts 1955, Wiley studied at Saint Lawrence University from 1974-1976 and at the State University of New York at Purchase, College of Art and Design from 1976-1978, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting.

After moving to New York City in 1978, his first exhibition was at The Drawing Center 1982, followed by a solo exhibition in 1984 at the Leslie Cecil Gallery on 72nd St. Since then Wiley has exhibited his paintings and works on paper in galleries and museums in New York and other major cities throughout the United States.

Wiley is the recipient of several awards including The Pollock / Krasner Foundation grant and The Edward Albee Foundation fellowship. His work is represented in public, private, and corporate collections worldwide.

He currently lives and works in New York City.

Solo Exhibitions

2012
George Lawson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Fifty Vellums.
2010
Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY. House of Consequence.
George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Selected Paintings.
2009
George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA. "Water Log" - Recent Works on Paper.
2008
Lora Schlesinger Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Recent Paintings.  
2006
HWY 90 Gallery, Marfa, TX. Recent Paintings.
1997
Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ. Recent Work.
1996
Petra Bungert Gallery, New York, NY. Tad Wiley.
1990
Hunsaker / Schlesinger Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Recent Work.
1989
Lang & O'Hara Gallery, New York, NY. Recent Work.
1987
Lang & O'Hara Gallery, New York, NY. New Works.
1986
Lang & O'Hara Gallery, New York, NY. Recent Work.
1984
Leslie Cecil Gallery, New York, NY. Tad Wiley.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Taylor Galleries, Dublin, Ireland. Lacuna [4].
2016
Crush Curatorial, Amagansett, NY. Territory.
2012
Sears Peyton Gallery, New York, NY. Float.
Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY. Pillow Talk.
2011
Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY. Artists Choose Artists.
Waterfront Museum, Brooklyn, NY. On the Waterfront: Visions of Red Hook.
2010
George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Evergreen.
Marywood University, Scranton, PA. 3D Design.
2009
Heidi Cho Gallery, New York, NY. Lucy in the Sky.
Shasta College Art Gallery, Redding, CA. Artists of RFPRFP.
2008
Gary Snyder Project Space, New York, NY. Abstraction?.
Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY. The Shed Show
2002
Ace Gallery, New York, NY. Artist to Artist, A Decade of "The Space Program".
The Drawing Center, New York, NY. 25th Anniversary Benefit Selections.
Arena, New York, NY. Scratch.
2000
Rush Arts, New York, NY. The Act of Drawing.
1998
The Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL. Selections from the Edward R. Broida Collection.
Rare, New York, NY. New Paintings by Tad Wiley, Gary Lang, and David Row.
Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation, New York, NY. Sharpe, Open Studios.
1996
Art Initiatives 148 Gallery, New York, NY. Dealers Choice (John Weber Gallery).
The Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ. Maurice Sanchez: Collaborations.
Edward Hopper House, Nyack, NY. Tad Wiley / Glenn Goldberg.
1994
Artists Space, New York, NY. Artists Select.
Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY. The Artist's Notebook.
1988
Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, NY. 17 Years at the Barn, Highlights from the Edward Albee Foundation.
Klein Gallery, Chicago, IL. Endangered Species, An Invitational Exhibit.
1987
Sharpe Gallery, New York, NY. Grace is the Better Part of Valour, curated by Andrea Rosen.
Maloney Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Five Abstract Artists.
1986
Laurie Rubin Gallery, New York, NY. The Constructed Image.
Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Recent Abstraction.
Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY. Mythologies.
1985
Artists Space, New York, NY. Selections from the Artists File, curated by Kay Larson.
Craig Cornelius Gallery, New York, NY.
1984
Nore Haime Gallery, New York, NY. New Spiritual Abstraction of the 1980's, curated by Ronnie Cohen.
Sculpture Center, New York, NY. Drawings.
1983
The Institute for Art and Urban Resources, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY. Projects.
The Drawing Center, New York, NY. New Drawing in America.
1982
The Drawing Center, New York, NY. Selections, curated by Thomas Lawson.

Publications

Articles & Reviews

Dunne, Aiden. "Lacuna [4]," The Irish Times, February 14, 2017.

Landes, Jennifer. "Territory," The East Hampton Star, June 21, 2016.

Landes, Jennifer. "Three's Company at the Parrish," The East Hampton Star, Sept. 1, 2011.

Maine, Stephen. "A Delicious Paradox," The New York Sun, July 24, 2008.

Frank, Peter. "Uncommon Views," LA Weekly, February 15-21, 2008.

Shuford, Tom. "Tad Wiley at HWY 90," The Big Bend Sentinel, April 20, 2006.

Wiley, Tad. "Tad Wiley: 'Big Pine,'" New York Contemporary Art Report, December 1998.

Raynor, Vivien. "At Edward Hopper House Art Center, One of the Smoothest Lineups," The New York Times, Sept. 17, 1995.

Suvan Geer, "The Galleries: La Cienega," Los Angeles Times, March 23, 1990.

Loughery, John. "Reviews, Tad Wiley, Lang & O’Hara Gallery," Arts Magazine, April,1988.

Westfall, Stephen. "Reviews, Tad Wiley, Lang & O’Hara Gallery," Art in America, April, 1988.

Cameron, Dan. "Opening Salvos, Part One," Arts Magazine, Nov.-Dec., 1987.

Gimelson, Deborah. "It's All Relative," Art & Auction, March, 1987.

Goulde, Thomas. "Reviews," 108 - An East Village Review, No. 7, July-Aug. 1987.

Mahoney, J.W. "Reviews," New Art Examiner, Oct. 1987.

Roberts, Catsou. "Reviews," 108 - An East Village Review, No. 9, Nov.-Dec., 1987.

Cameron, Dan. "Report from the Front," Arts Magazine, Summer, 1986.

Sugiura, Kunie. "Reviews," Bitjutsu Techo Magazine, Aug., 1986.

Heartney, Eleanor. "New York Review," Art News, Sept. 1984.

Smith, Roberta. "Weighing In," The Village Voice, Nov. 17, 1984.

Interviews

Tad Wiley: Artists Choose Artists, Andrea Grover, Curator, The Parrish Art Museum, 2011, VIMEO.

The Joining Point, Interview with Charlotte Mouquin, April 7, 2010, Tad Wiley, Selected Paintings, George Lawson Gallery, exhibition catalog, 2010.

House of Consequence, Interview with Glenn Goldberg, April 18 & 19, 2010, Tad Wiley, Selected Paintings, George Lawson Gallery, exhibition catalog, 2010.

Exhibition Catalogs

Lawson, George. Tad Wiley: Selected Paintings, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, 2010.

Sharpe, Marie Walsh Foundation. Artists to Artists: A Decade of The Space Program, 2002.

Scott, Sue, Gwinn, Betsy. Selections from the Edward R. Broida Collection, The Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, FL, 1998.

Collischan van Wagner, Judy. Sooner or Later, Hillwood Art Museum, Long Island University, Brookville, NY,1990.

O’Toole, Judith H. Artists of the '80's: Selected Works from the Maslow Collection, Sordoni Art Gallery, Wilkes-Barre, PA, 1989.

Rubin, David S. Selections from the Edward Albee Collection, Albright College, Reading, PA, 1988.

Larson, Kay. Selections from the Artists File, Artists Space, New York, NY, 1985.

Selected Collections

Edward R. Broida Collection

Maslow Collection

Edward F. Albee Foundation

St. Lawrence University

Goldman Sachs

Progressive Insurance

Merrill Lynch

Shearson Lehman / American Express

Prudential Insurance

Awards and Fellowships

Pollock / Krasner Foundation

Edward F. Albee Foundation

Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation

Algira Center for Contemporary Art National Award