Timothy J Gorman
www.gormanartanddesign.com
 
Education
 
University of Kansas, Lawrence, KS, 1989 - 1992
M.F.A. in Industrial Design
Graduated with honors.
 
Tennessee Technological University, Cookeville, TN, 1988
Non-degree postgraduate research in Industrial Design
 
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1982 - 1986
B.F.A. in Industrial Design and Metalsmithing
Graduated Suma Cum Laude
 
Exhibitions
 

2015 Five Degrees of Admiration, Minnesota Museum of American Art, St. Paul, MN
2015 Northern Woods Exhibition, Eden Prairie, MN
2015 The Art of Fine Furniture, Winona, MN
2014 Northern Woods Exhibition, Eden Prairie, MN
2014 The Art of Fine Furniture, Winona, MN
2013 Northern Woods Exhibition, Eden Prairie, MN
2012 Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN
2010 Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN
2009 Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN
2008 Functional Sculpture: Furniture from the Upper Midwest, Carlton College, Northfield, MN
2008 Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN
2007 Fine Art Furniture - A Survey, Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Wayzata, MN
2007 Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN
2007 Recent Work, Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI
2006 Healing Arts Program Exhibition, Hudson Hospital, Hudson, WI
2006 Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN
2006 Contemporary American Woodturning, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN
2005 The Loft Gallery, St. Cloud, MN, Grand Opening Exhibition
2005 Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN
2004 Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition
2004 Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN
2004 Blue Sky Galleries, "Curviture" Show
2003 Minnetonka Arts Center "Figures" Show
2003 Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition
2003 Minnesota State Fair Creative Activities, woodworking
2003 Northern Woods Exhibition, Edina, MN
2002 Elk River "Arts in Harmony" Juried Arts Exhibition
2002 Wilcock Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, Figure/Floral Group Exhibition
2002, 2000 Art-A-Whirl, Minneapolis, MN
2001 Northern Woods Furniture Design Show
2001 Art Attack, Minneapolis, MN, Edina, MN
1992 University of Kansas School of Design Graduate Exhibition

 
Awards, Grants, Fellowships
 

2014 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Best Turning" for The Chubby One
2014 Semi-Finalist, McKnight Artist Fellowship
2013 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Best Turning" for The Taller Sister
2012 Finalist, Jerome Foundation Fellowship for Emerging Artists
2012 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Most Technically Accomplished" for A Tale of 2 Bridges
2009 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Best in Show" for Serpentine Chair
2009 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Peer Award" for Serpentine Chair
2009 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant
2008 Finalist, Bush Artist Fellowship
2008 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Most Technically Accomplished" for Ellipsoid Table 2
2007 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant
2006 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Best in Show" for Ellipsoid Table
2006 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Peer Award" for Ellipsoid Table
2006 Contemporary American Woodturning Exhibition, Judges Award for Tribute to Wimshurst
2005 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Best Turning" for Coreolis
2004 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Best Design" for Sally's Wine Rack
2004 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Most Daring" for 3 Surprises
2003 Minnesota State Fair Fine Arts Exhibition, Judge's Award for Mulier Similis Felis Est (Esther)
2003 Minnesota State Fair Blue Ribbon, "Best Large Furniture Piece" for 3 Surprises
2003 Minnesota State Fair "Sweepstakes" prize (best overall), woodworking, for 3 Surprises
2002 Elk River "Arts in Harmony" Exhibition, Award of Excellence, for Wendy
2002 NEMAA Fall Fine Arts Show, Best in Category, for Wendy
2001 Northern Woods Exhibition, "Most Technically Accomplished" for Impossible Buffet
1991, 92 Doris and Myrtle Carey Design Excellence Grant
1990 ASC Design 90 Automotive Design Competition (3rd place)
1990 University of Kansas Graduate Summer Fellowship
1989, 90, 91, 92 University of Kansas Teaching Fellowship

 
Publications
 

Fine Woodworking #246, April 2015, Reader's Gallery, p. 76
Fine Woodworking #243, December 2014, Reader's Gallery, p. 75
Turning by Fine Woodworking, Winter 2014, Designers Gallery, p. 116
Bespoke: Furniture from 101 International Artists by E. Ashley Rooney. Published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.
Fine Woodworking #217, February 2011, Reader's Gallery, p. 83
Woodwork #112, August 2008, Functional Sculpture by Glenn Gordon, p. 59
Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Review of Functional Sculpture, Sunday, January 20, 2008, p. F-14
Northfield News, Review of Functional Sculpture show, January 5, 2008
Woodwork Magazine #102, December 2006, p. 44, 45
Woodwork Magazine #96, December 2005, p. 42
Woodwork Magazine #90, December 2004, p. 54

 
Collections
 

Jane Sweet, Wayzata, MN
James Frankard, Winona, MN
Steven Mahon, St. Paul, MN
Mary Esch, St. Paul, MN
Craig Paulson, St. Croix Lake, MN
Sally Rubenstein, Minneapolis, MN

 
Lectures
 
2013 Minnesota Woodworker's Guild, "How I made The Taller Sister"
2006 Minnesota Woodworker's Guild, "Building the Ellipsoid Table"
 
Memberships
 
American Craft Council, 2014 – present
Minnesota Woodworkers Guild, 2000 present
Blue Sky Galleries, 2005 - 2007
www.mnartists.org, 2002 - present