I'm a perpetual tourist in my home town. I'm a street photographer who needs to know where the closest bathroom is at all times.
Tommy studied photography and architecture at Sarah Lawrence College. He graduated from the Queens College MFA program in 2005. He has shown work at, among other places, the Austin Museum of Digital Art and the Smithsonians Flushing Town Hall in Queens. Currently, Tommy is working on a program to automate photo collages, and a wallet sized map of the publicly accessible toilets in Manhattan.
Solo: Rainy Times2, Hillel Gallery, University of Ohio; Sept 12 - Oct 1, 2005 3rd Try, Klapper Hall Gallery, Queens College; Feb 22 - Mar 12, 2005 Digital Cacaphony, A*Space Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College; Nov 15 - 31, 1998 Introducing: Digital Photo Collage, A*Space Gallery; Mar 6-16 1998 Nudes, Hunter College High School Faculty Lounge; May 1 - June 15, 1994 Greenwich Village, Hunter College High School Faculty Lounge; Nov - Dec 1993
Selected Group: Harvestworks Video Festival, Harvestworks Digital Media Center, NYC, Sept 25, 2008 Windows, Gallery The, Brooklyn, NY; Sept 18 Dec 12, 2008 P.O.P., Pickled Art Center, Beijing, China; May 2 25, 2008 Uncle Bobs Variety Show, Jewish Museum, New York, NY; March 23, 2008 Dedicated to Art, Gallery Bergen, Paramus, NJ; Nov 1 Dec 15, 2007 Flat Files Show, Maxwell Fine Arts, Peekskill, NY; Apr 14 Sept 30 2007 6@30, Flushing Town Hall, Queens, NY; Mar 8 - Apr 18, 2007 Love is, Art & Soul Gallery, Eastport, NY; Feb 11 Mar 7, 2007 Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China; Sept 16 - 22, 2005 New Genre Art, Trisollini Gallery, University of Ohio; Sept 13 - Oct 1, 2005 Small Things, Klapper Hall Gallery, Queens College; Jan 17 - 28, 2005 Identity Paradox, Austin Museum of Digital Art; Oct 3 - Oct 19, 2005 Winter Goodwill Games Exhibition, Lake Placid Museum; Jan 15 - Mar 16, 2000 Mono, Malca Gallery, NYC; Mar 2000 Radiance, A*Space Gallery; Nov 2 - 9 1998 Self Portraits, A*Space Gallery; Oct 3 - 10 1998 Animals, A*Space Gallery; Oct 26 - Nov 1 1997 Sex, A*Space Gallery; Sept 15 - 21 1997
Collaborative Performances: Drift, Bronx River Arts Center, New York; Nov 4 - Dec 9, 2006 Dancing on a Cloud, ABC No Rio, New York; Mar 17, 2006 Dancing on a Cloud, Kennedy Museum, Athens, Ohio; Sept 16, 2005 Dancing on a Cloud, Queens Museum, New York; Jun 4, 2005
Public Installations: Window Project, MaMa Buddha Restaurant, NYC; April 2007 - March 2008 CPIP - Carrier Pigeon Internet Protocol, Powdermaker Hall, Queens College; Mar 2005 Greenwich Village Collages, MaMa Buddha Restaurant, NYC; May 2003 - March 2004 Digital Photo Collages, Sarah Lawrence College Computer Lab; June 1999 - May 2000
Selected Online: Featured Artist of the Month, Heilman - C, May 1999 Featured Artist of the Month, Big Pigeon Gallery, April 1999
New York Times City Room Blog, Finding a Toilet as Performance Art by Sewell Chan, March 24, 2008 gothamist.com, Smallest Map of NYC Public Toilets, by Jen Carlson, March 24, 2008 boingboing.net, Wallet size NYC Public Toilet Map 2.50, by Mark Frauenfelder, March 24, 2008 Queens Chronicle/Qboro, "Caught In The Art" by Jennifer Manley, Mar 29, 2007 Queens Courier, "What's the Buzz" by Jessica Lyons, Mar 22, 2007 Photo Metro, interview "Mastering the Medium", by Andrew Hathaway; Fall 1999 Sarah Lawrence Review; 1998 Sarah Lawrence Review; 1996 ,