MFA Vermont College
Post-Graduate study, Rhode Island School of Design BFA Rhode Island School of Design
Selected Solo exhibitions
2016 Looking In: Looking Out Jamestown Arts Center, Jamestown, RI
2014 Paper and Flying Objects Roger Williams University, Bristol RI
2011 Tayo Heuser: Selected Works Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, RI
2009-2010 Pulse The Phillips Collection, Washington DC
2009 The Big Blue, Exhibitions Gallery, School of Architecture, Art and Historical Preservation, Roger Williams University, Bristol R.I.
2008 Tayo Heuser, Reeves Contemporary, NYC, N.Y.
2008 Circle and Line, CCOA Project Room, Brussels, Belgium
2008 Tayo Heuser, Sealed Confessions, H29, Brussels, Belgium
2002 Works on Paper, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI
1998 Tayo Heuser Sculpture, Wood Gallery, Montpelier, VT
1997 Tayo Heuser Sculpture, Wheeler Gallery, Providence, RI (2 person)
Selected group shows
2016 Surface Appeal: Media Perception, Deedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA
Fernelmont Contemporary Art, Chateau de Fernelmont, Belgium
Annual Benefit, Dieu Donné, NYC
Webs and Weaving: Memory and Space, Brooklyn Workshop Gallery, NY
Barbara Krakow Gallery Annual Aids Exhibiton 2016, Boston, Mass.
2015 Intersections @ 5, Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Annual Benefit, Dieu Donné NYC
High Fire, Chazan Gallery, Providence RI
Networks, Deedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA.
2014 Annual Benefit, Dieu Donné, NYC
The Lost Museum, contributed to this exhibition by Mark Dion, Brown University, RI
2013 PVD-TLA, Studio 1504 Abu Dhabi, curated by Maya Allison
Tayo Heuser, A Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico (three person)
Dieu Donne Annual Benefit, New York, NY
ArtMRKT Hamptons, Cade Tompkins Projects
Rhode Island Contemporary: Selections from the Art Collection of
Joseph A. Chazan, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, RI
Networks 2011-2012, Newport Art Museum, Newport, RI * catalogue
Natural Elements, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NY, NY
Drawing Matters, Chazan Gallery, Providence, RI (three person)
Wheeler School Benefit, Providence, Rhode Island
2012 Chateau de Fernelmont Contemporary Art, Fernelmont, Belgium
Recollection: Reconnections, Newport Art Museum,Newport,RI Works on Paper, Cynthia Reeves-NewEngland, Hanover, New Hampshire
Eye to Eye, Phillips Collection, Washington DC
Hunters and Gatherers, Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, RI
Habitat for Humanity Benefit, Wooly Mammouth Theatre, Washington DC
2011 Editions/Artist Book Fair, Cade Tompkins Editions, NY, NY
Chateau de Fernelmont Contemporary Art, Fernelmont, Belgium
Dieu Donné Benefit, Dieu Donné Gallery, NY, NY
Three, Chazan Gallery, Providence, RI
Select WPA 2011, curated by Vesela Sretenovic, Washington DC
Extravagant Drawing, Dorsky Gallery curated by Judith Tolnick, Long Island City, N.Y.
Printed in Providence, Cade Tompkins Editions Projects, Providence, Rhode Island
DesignApplause, 2011 Chicago Art Fair, April 30, 2011
Art on Campus Expo, Roger Williams University, Bristol RI
2010 Dieu Donné Benefit, Dieu Donné Gallery, NY, NY
Chateau de Fernelmont Contemporary Art, Fernelmont, Belgium
Editions/Artists Book Fair, Cade Tompkins Editions, NY, NY
Fernelmont Contemporary Art, Chateau de Fernelmont, Fernelmont, Belgium
Next 2010: Invitational Exhibition of Emerging Art, Cade Tompkins Editions, Chicago Illinois
Baltimore Print Fair, Cade Tompkins Editioons, Baltimore Museum of Art
Monumental, Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, RI
2009 Pink is the New Black, Cade Tompkins Projects, Providence, RI
2008 Art from the HeART, Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina
Tayo Heuser, Disnarda Pinelli, Reeves Contemporary, New York, N.Y.
La vie en rond, H29, Brussels, Belgium
2007 Trace Elements, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, N.Y.
Drawing Matters, Chazan Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island
NE NOW, Paper New England, Harford, Connecticut
2006 Webs. Loops and Skeins, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, Rhode Island
2005 Minimalism now, Mayer Gallery, Elvehejem Museum of Art, U. of Wisconsin, Madison,WI
2004 Abstration, Pure and Impure, Main Gallery, University of Rhode Island
Paintings and Drawings 1, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York Cit
2003 Microwave 4, Cristinerose/Josee Bienvenue Gallery , New York City
Wall Projects, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York City
Summer Group Show, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston MA
Obsessive Patterns, Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI
2002 Making a Mark: Artists from the Boston Drawing Project, Danforth Museum
Multiples, Roger Williams University Gallery, Bristol, Rhode Island
Compulsion,Court House Center for the Arts,West Kingston, Rhode Island
2001 By Hand: Precision, and Repetition in Contemporary Drawing, University
Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, Ca. (catalogue)
Boston Drawing Project Inaugural Exhibition, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston
Art Faculty Exhibition 3, Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island
2000-01 Art on Paper Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Pole Art Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, Ma. (catalogue)
Selected Collections Public and Corporate (private collections upon request)
Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, N.C.
The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, Ca.
Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, R.I.
Brown University David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence R.I.
American Embassy, Jeddha, Saudi Arabia
The Leeds Foundation, Philadelphia, Pa.
Werner Kramarsky Collection, New York, N.Y.
Yves Ullens Collection, Brussels Belgium
Dr. Chazan Collection, Providence R.I.
Blue Cross Blue Shield, Providence R.I.
Taiyo, Inc. New York, N.Y.
Sanyo Corporation, New York, N.Y.
The Hunt Collection, Pittsburg, Pa.
Duke Energy, N.C.
Cooley LLP, Washington D.C.
Lerner Corporation, Washington D.C.
Progressive Insurance, Mayfield, Ohio
Fidelity Investments, Smithfield, RI
Suzanne Volmer, Tayo Heuser’s Spiritual Force, Artscope, September/October 2016
Alexander Castro, Round Trip, Mercury, August 31-September 6, 2016
Art Daily, Intersections @5, 2015
Caroline Jones, Intersections@5 at Phillips Collection, Washington City Paper, 2015
Suzanne Volmer , HiFire 3D Resolutions , Artscope, 2015
Casey Nilsson, 3D Printed Wall Art, Bull’s Eyes and Stunning Vessels, RI Monthly, 2015
Bill Van Siclen, Drawing’s Past and Present at the Chazan Gallery, Providence Journal, 2013
Jean-Marie Wynants, Fernelmont Contemporary Art Visite du Soir, Le Soire Magazine 2012
Claude Lorent, Le Contemporain Version Patrimoniale, La Libre Magazine, Belgium 2012
Judith Tolnick, “Extravagant Drawing”, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY Exhibition catalogue, 2011
Renée Doucette “Hidden Gem”, East Side Monthly, Providence, RI, 2011
Beth S. Gersh-Nesic, “Fascinating Rhythm- Tayo Heuser’s Pulse at the Phillips Collection”, About.com. Art History, Dec 2010
Amy Cavanaugh “Best of 2010, Washington DC” Express Magazine, Washington DC March 2010
Amy Cavanaugh "Conversation Piece: Intersections "Express Magazine, Washington DC December 31, 2009
A Different Circle, exhibition catalogue, with forward by Jan Howard, curator of Prints, Drawings and Photographs at the Rhode Island School of Museum, 2007
Beth Neville, RISD Museum/Web, Loop, Skein, Art New England, June/July 2006
Bill Rodriguez, Variations and themes, The Providence Phoenix, March 14, 2006
Kevin Lynch, ‘Minimal Art Now” opens at Elvehjem, Madison.Wisconsin, February, 2005
Boston Globe, Weekend Arts and Performance, “Four Artists’ painstaking processes also fit the pattern” Cate McQuaid , April 23, 2004
NY ARTS, BERLINER KUNST, International Edition “Two Poems by Jamie Dalglish on the work of Tayo Heuser and Helmut Federle”, November-December 2003 Vol.8, pg.98
The New Yorker, “Goings on About Town, October 13th, 2003
Phoenix, Arts “Rhode Island’s Most Influential: Visual Arts”, October 10, 2003
Phoenix, Arts, Bill Rodriguez, “Lines of Lines”, June 27, 2003
Providence Journal, Bill Van Siclen, “Playing Around with Patterns”, June 19, 2003
Art New England, John Pantalone, Newport Art Museum/ Newport, “Tayo Heuser: Works on Paper”,
Volume 23/ Issue 5, August/ September 2002
Boston Globe, Cate Mc Quaid, Art Review, “Nervous Energy, August, 30th, 2002
Boston Herald, Mary Sherman, Visual Arts, Arts and Culture, “Toale Gallery exhibit draws on Trends”, Sunday December 9, 2001
Los Angeles Times, Holly Myers, Art Review, “By Hand, Embraces Inconvenience”, September 19, 2001
Los Angeles Times, Scarlett Cheng, “Look Ma, No Computers” Sunday August 26, 2001
University Art Museum exhibition catalogue 2001, By Hand Pattern, Precision and Repetition in Contemporary Drawing *, California State University, Long Beach
Weatherspoon Art Gallery exhibition catalogue, Art on Paper 2000* University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Providence Journal, Bill Van Siclen, “Art Wrap Up”, Providence, R.I., January,1997
Eastside Monthly, “Two RISD Grads at Wheeler”, Providence, R.I., January 1997
Journal Inquirer, Steve Starger, review of “New England Carvers, Willimantic, Ct. April 1995
The Chronicle, Terese Karmel, review of “New England Carvers”, Willimantic, Ct. April 1995
New Haven Advocate, Karen Kassap, review of “Woman in the Arts”, March 1993
Rhode Island Monthly, Sally Wells, “Profile” June 1993
Washington Post, Hank Burchard, review of “Sculpture Now”, December 1996
Washington Post, Michael Welzenbach, review of “Sculpture Now”, December 1992
Art in New England, Beth Gersh-Nesic, review of “Women’s Work”. March1992
Washington Post, Janet Wilson, review of “Figures in Motion”, November1991
Providence Journal, Bill Van Siclen, review of “Towards 2000”, August 1991
2008 Visiting Artist, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI
2000-17 Roger Williams University, Bristol, Rhode Island
Dept. of Fine Arts, Sculpture I, Sculpture II, Drawing I, Figure Drawing, Senior Studio, Stone Carving, Inter Media, Senior Thesis
1999 University of Connecticut, Stoors Ct.
Dept. of Fine Arts, 3Dimensional Design
Rhode Island School of Design
Dept. of Fine Arts, 3Dimensional Design, Stone and Wood Carving
2017 Woman’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale, N.Y
2012 BAU Institute, Otranto Italy
2011 Vermont Studio Center Fellowship
2010 Louis Comfort Tiffany Award nominee
2009 Professional Development grant Roger Williams University, R.I.
Travel to Japan to study papermaking
Curatorials and Lectures
2016 Rhode Island School of Design, visiting critic Sculpture Dept.
2013 Brown University, History of Art and Architecture, visiting artist/critic
2012 Visiting Artist, Front Range College, Boulder, Colorado
2011 Panel Discussion Dorsky Gallery, “Drawing: More than a Verb”, Long Island City, NY
2010 Phillips Collection, Washington DC, guest lecturer
2009 Phillips Collection, Washington DC, guest lecturer
2008-2009 Visiting artist, Roger Williams University, guest lecturer
2006 Rhode Island School of Design Museum, guest lecturer
2005 Cooper Union, NYC, visiting artist/critic
2004 University of Rhode Island, guest lecturer
2003 Chester College, New Hampshire, guest lecturer