THOMAS CUMMINS

Born in San Antonio, Texas. Currently lives and works in San Antonio.

CONTACT

Contact Thomas at Thomas L Cummins at yahoo dot com

 

EDUCATION

Maine College of Art |  Portland, Maine | Chicago, Illinois | Photography & Critical Theory |   M.F.A.

University of Texas |  Austin, Texas | Studio Art & Art History with minor in Architecture |   B.A.  |   B.F.A.

Chelsea College of Art & Design |  London, England | Art History

Central Saint Martin’s College of Art & Design |  London, England | Photography

Instituto Allende |  San Miguel de Allende, Mexico | Painting & Metals

 

RECENT STUFF

Künstlerhaus Bethanien + BlueStar Stipend | Berlin, Germany

Creative Place-Keeping: Plaza de Armas | Public Art San Antonio | San Antonio, Tx

San Antonio Airport Public Art Fence |  San Antonio, Tx

Pace House Residency | Stonington, Maine

Muzey Istorii Kronshtadta Permanent Collection | Kronstadt, Russia

Playa Fellow | Summer Lake, Oregon

Virginia Center for the Creative Arts Fellow |  Amherst, Virginia

Cy Twombly Foundation Fellowship

Кронштадтские истории | The State Museum of the History of St. Petersburg | Peter and Paul Fortress | Poterna Hall | St. Petersburg, Russia

The Studios of Key West Residency |  Key West, Florida

Millay Colony |  Austerlitz, New York

Hambidge Center for Creative Arts & Sciences Fellow |  Rabun Gap, Georgia

Santa Fe Art Institute |  Santa Fe, New Mexico

NCCA Art Residency in Kronstadt |  St. Petersburg, Russia

Baie Sainte-Marie Residency & Travel Stipend |  New Edinburgh, Nova Scotia

ArtPace 12.2 WindowWorks |  San Antonio, Texas

Cultural Collaborative Grant |  Office of Cultural Affairs  | San Antonio, Texas

On Our Radar |  Creative Capital  | New York, New York

Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts |  Nebraska City, Nebraska

X Marks the Art Public Art Commission |  Houston Street  | Public Art San Antonio

Byrdcliffe Colony |  Woodstock, New York

Salud-Arte Permanent Public Art Commission |  University Health System

USA Projects |  Los Angeles, California

Yaddo |  Saratoga Springs, New York

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant |  New York, New York

Que PASA? |  Public Art San Antonio & San Antonio International Airport

Creative Capital PDP |  San Antonio, Texas | New York, New York

Texas Public Radio Community Advisory Board | San Antonio, Texas

ArtPace Travel Grant |  Copenhagen, Denmark

Vermont Studio Center | Johnson, Vermont

Artist Foundation Visual Arts Grant |  San Antonio, Texas

 

LINKS

“Looking at Light Within Darkness: The Light Box Photography of Thomas Cummins” | David S. Rubin | Rivard Report | September 19, 2015

“Pace House in Stonington to host artists, gallery tours” | Penobscot Bay Press | June 25, 2015

“EDNA 5” | Caroline Crumpacker | The Millay Colony for the Arts | June 11, 2015

“Blue Star Announces 2015 Berlin Residency 3.0” | Tami Kegley | The Rivard Report | May 8, 2015

“Hills Snyder Steps Down: Anjali Gupta to be New Director of Sala Diaz in January” | Bill Davenport | Glasstire | November 15th, 2014

“SSA Gala” | Southwest School of Art | October 2014

“Кронштадтские истории” | Evgenia Kuznetsova | Мир экскурсий | June 2014

“Playa Presents” | e-Playa | May 1, 2014

“Кронштадтские истории” | MrZooew | February 24, 2014 | (video)

“Кронштадтские истории” | Elena Gubanova | National Centre for Contemporary Arts | February 2014

“Good Morning Florida Keys with Jenna Stauffer” | WEYW 19 | December 17, 2013 | (television)

“Catching the Night: Long Exposure Photography with Thomas Cummins, AIR” | The Studios of Key West | December 2013

“!tch” | The Current | September 2013

“Itch” | Glasstire | September 2013

“ArtBeat” | Michelle Laflamme-Childs | KVSF 101.5 | May 17, 2013

“May Artists in Residence Readings and Open Studio” | Santa Fe Art Institute Blog | May 1, 2013

“April Artists in Residence Readings and Open Studio” | Santa Fe Art Institute Blog |  April 5, 2013

“Five x Seven 2013 Participating Artists” | Austin Contemporary | April 2013

“Residence Program 2013: Thomas Cummins” | NCCA Saint-Petersburg |  March 30, 2013

“Seven Minutes in Heaven” | CAM 2013 |  March 2013

“Thomas Cummins” |  Arturo Infante Almeida  | The UTSA Art Collection – A Living Legacy to San Antonio’s Cultural Heritage |  2012  | p.52 |  (image)

“Can art meet business in X Marks the Art?” |  Ben Judson  | Plaza de Armas |  October 15, 2012

“X Marks The Art” | Public Art San Antonio |  2012

“Reflections on a summer month at Artpace” | Lilah Leopold | APB | September 13, 2012 | (image)

“Summer Tour Success” |  Ernesto Olivo  | APB |  August 7, 2012  | (image)

“The Faces of Camp Artpace: Places and Spaces” |  Kaela Hoskings  | APB |  July 25, 2012

“Seduction & Private Moments” |  Jessica Garcia  | How Not To Make A Living As An Artist |  July 15, 2012

“San Antonio: Keeping Pace: Linda Pace’s Legacy” |  Scott Andrews  | art ltd. magazine |  July 2012

“Artpace Window Works” |  Francisco Cortes  | Segundo Class |  June 12, 2012  |  (images)

“Thomas Cummins: Authenticity with a Twist of Uneasiness” |  Christa Brothers  | RGV Beyond Arts & More |  June 2012  | p.10-13 |  (images)

“Opening of Hudson Room and Window Works at ArtPace San Antonio” |  J. Michael Short  | San Antonio Express-News |  May 20, 2012  | p.18 |  (images)

“Top Picks” |  Bryan Rindfuss  | Current |  May 9 – 15, 2012  | p.24-5

“101 Fun Things To Do This Summer” |  10. Pace Yourself  | Elizabeth Guajardo & Nancy M. Preyor-Johnson | San Antonio Magazine |  May 2012  | p.54

“CAM Open Studio Tour: Thomas Cummins” |  Ben Judson (web design)  | Contemporary Art Month |  March 2012  | (images)

“Goldilocks” | Austin Culture Map |  February 2012

“Goldilocks” |  Julie Ziegelman  | Austin Art Connections |  February 2012

“Kicking Off 2012 at KHN: In the Studios” |  Jenni Brant & Pat Friedli  | Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts News |  January 5, 2012

“VisArts to Light Up the Holidays: Art and science unite in exhibit that opens Wednesday at Rockville Town Square” |  Bora Mici  | Rockville Patch |  December 20, 2011  | (image)

“Lights Up! at VisArts”Art News  |  December 2011

“Lights Up!” | VisArts at Rockville |  November 2011

“Lights Up! Exhibit and The Nature of Light and How We Experience It” | Rockville Science Center |  November 2011

“Art in the Window: San Antonio brings local art to abandoned store fronts” |  Katy Glass  | The Paisano |  October 5, 2011

“Program repurposes storefronts as homes for art” |  Benjamin Olivo  | The Downtown Blog |  October 5, 2011

“First look: pop-up galleries in SA” |  Artifacts  | Current |  September 29, 2011

“If You Can’t Sell It, Then Sit on It: Vacant SA Storefronts Site of New Public Art Installations” |  Bill Davenport  | Glasstire |  September 23, 2011

“2011 ArtPace Travel Grant recipients” |  Wendi Kimura  | APB |  August 30, 2011

“Texas Art Travel: San Antonio” |  Sarah Fisch  | Glasstire |  August 11, 2011  | (images)

“How We Roll” |  Callie Enlow  | San Antonio Magazine |  May 2011  | p.78 |  (image)

“Thomas Cummins” |  Nanette La Salle  | Kree-ey-tiv-i-tee |  May 1, 2011  | (images)

“Chocolate Mayonnaise Cake: A Toast to Art, Life, Yaddo” |  Cheryl Lu-Lien Tan  | A Tiger In The Kitchen |  April  14, 2011

“What We’re Reading” |  Sam Sifton  | New York Times |  April  15, 2011

“Table captures artist’s spirit” |  Jennifer McInnis  | Express-News |  March 27, 2011  | p.3H |  (images)

“The Long Table of Love” |  Hills Snyder  | Contemporary Art Month |  March 2011

“CAMitos: Some studio visits, Erick Jackson” |  Sarah Fisch  | Plaza de Armas |  March 21, 2011

“The Swimmer. Yaddo. Saratoga Springs, New York.”SuburbaNews  |  March 10, 2011

“San Antonio: March is Contemporary Art Month” | Austin Art Blogs |  March 8, 2011

“CAM Neo-Automatic Open Studio Tour: Thomas Cummins” |  Ben Judson  | Contemporary Art Month |  March 2011  | (images)

“Luminaria: Arts Come to Light” |  ARTslut  | Current |  March 21, 2011  | (image)

“CAM 2011 highlights” |  Elda Silva  | Express-News |  February 27, 2011  | p.5k

“Who’s doing what at Luminaria?” |  Deborah Martin  | Express-News Art Beat |  February 27, 2011

“Luminaria: the un-Lamening?” |  Sarah Fisch  | Plaza de Armas |  January 11, 2011

“Blue Moon Art Project” |  Chris Camero  | November 21, 2010 |  (video)

“Second Friday Art Walk” |  Bryan Rindfuss  | Current |  November 10 – 17, 2010  | p.23

“Pop Yo Trunk” |  Ernie Zuniga |  Fox News First  | KABB |  October 5, 2010  | (television)

“Guadalupe 30th Anniversary” |  Eyewitness News at 10pm  | Kens |  October 2, 2010  | (television)

“Pop Yo Trunk – Ultra Vez” |  Gabriel Quintero Velasquez  | Una Noche de La Gloria 2010 |  September 18, 2010  | p.16-17

“Blue Star exhibit explores tension between art, artist, viewer” |  Steve Bennett  | Express-News |  September 12, 2010  | p.1-3K

“This is Not a Photo Show at Unit B Gallery” |  J. Michael Short  | San Antonio Express-News |  September 12, 2010  | p.18 |  (images)

“San Antonio on the Horizon” |  Margaret Meehan  | Glasstire |  September 2010

“The mother country: Fotoseptiembre’s First Friday” |  Jerid Reed Morris  | Current |  September 8 – 14, 2010  | p.20-1

“This is Not a Photo Show” |  Noah Simblist  | Daily Serving |  September 7, 2010  | (image)

“First Friday meets Fotoseptiembre” |  Bryan Rindfuss  | Current |  September 1 – 7, 2010  | p.31

“Blue Star Contemporary Art Center: This is Not a Photo Show” | SAfotoBlog | August 2010

“This is Not a Photo Show”Re-Title |  August 2010  | (image)

“This is Not a Photo Show” |  Kimberly Aubuchon  &  Bill Fitzgibbons  | Blue Star |  August 2010  | (images)

“This is Not a Photo Show” |  Kimberly Aubuchon  | Unit B |  August 2010

“Last Call to Participate in September Events” |  Jimmy LeFlore  | Public Art San Antonio News |  August/September 2010

“Gallery Stroll” |  Emily Messer  | San Antonio Express-News |  July 11, 2010  | p.3K |  (images)

“First Thursday v. First Friday” |  Bryan Rindfuss  | Current |  June 30 – July 6, 2010  | p.31

“Artist Introduction: Htein Lin, Leila Kubba, Thomas Cummins, Liniers, Yue Minjun, John Ennis, Peter Lanyon, Alice Boner, Hanoch Piven” | Books LLC |  Memphis, Tennessee  | May 31, 2010

“From, Johnson part II” |  Judith Baumann  | Play |  March 11, 2010  | (image)

“From, Johnson – March exhibit at Northern” |  Judith Baumann  | Play |  March 8, 2010

“From, Johnson” | Northern : Olympia All Ages Project | March 8, 2010

“Top Picks” |  Bryan Rindfuss  | Current |  January 6 – 12, 2010  | p.31

“Bling-Bling Fling” |  October 24, 2009

“ARTifacts (notes on culture)” |  Sarah Fisch  | Current |  August 26 – September 1, 2009  | p.71

“Home is where the art is” |  Emily Seale  | Current |  August 12 – 18, 2009  | p.27

“You Turn Me On” | Current |  April 22 – 28, 2009  | p.67 |  (image)

“Colloquium I” |  Leticia Rocha-Zivadinovic  | The Colloquium |  April 23, 2009

“That’s UIU, as in Abiquiu, with two L’s” |  Bill Davenport  | Glasstire |  April 21, 2009

“LUMINARIA Streetscape Artists” |  Sarah Fisch  | Current Curblog |  March 13, 2009  | (images)

“DuChampions rock Second Saturday” |  Elda Silva  | San Antonio Express-News Art Beat |  February 10, 2009

“LOOK & LISTEN: Photography shows light at the end of the tunnel” |  Emily Messer  | 210SA |  December 30, 2008  | p.10 |  (images)

“ARTifacts (notes on culture)” |  Sarah Fisch  | Current |  December 23 – 29, 2008  | p.23

“On the Street” |  Mark Jones  | Current Curblog |  December 27, 2008

“Christmoustache soiree benefits S. Presa community” |  Eva Ruth Moravec  | Express-News |  December 21, 2008  | p.2B |  (image)

“On the Street: A Light, A Rake, A Shadow…” |  Mark Jones  | Current Curblog |  December 18, 2008  | (images)

“You Could Even Say It Glows…” | Justin Parr | Fl!ght | December 13, 2008 | (images)

“Odd Works” | New Orleans Photo Alliance |  October 4, 2008

“Odd Works” |  Thom Bennet  | New Orleans Photo Alliance |  September 2, 2008

“Hunting Art Prize Finalists” | Hunting Art Prize |  February 29, 2008

“Local Artists Receive Prestigious Grants” |  Sharon Wong  | San Antonio Magazine |  March 2007  | p.38 |  (images)

“Robleto Receives Tobin Grand Prize” |  Vincent Bosquez  | SLHW Literary Notes |  November 7, 2007

“19 Artists Will Get $92,000 of Foundation’s Grants Today” |  Deborah Martin  | San Antonio Express-News |  November 6, 2007

“Dario Robleto Receives Tobin Grand Prize For Artistic Excellence” | Texas NonProfits  |  November 2007