TAYO HEUSER
email heusertayo@gmail.com
www.tayoheuser.com
 
 
 
Education
                        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
                       Framingham, MA
                       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
 
 
Selected Bibliography
 
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
*catalogue
 
 
Teaching Experience
 
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
 
Grants/Residencies
 
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
 
 
                       
                                    

 

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