Queens College, CUNY, Flushing, NY M.F.A.
Art Students League, New York, NY Merit Scholar
Boston College, Chestnut Hill, MA B.A.

Solo Exhibitions:

COLLIDER BEAMING, Art Exhibits Program at LAX, Terminal 3, Los Angeles, CA

THE SKY HIDES THE NIGHT BEHIND IT, The Hunter Gallery, St. George's School, Middletown, RI

LIKE SOUND GOING SIDEWAYS, Art Exhibits Program at LAX, Terminal 7, Los Angeles, CA



RESTACK, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

TILT, Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA

LIFT, Carl Berg Projects @ Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA
HITCH/SCALE, Art Exhibits Program at LAX, Terminal 2, Los Angeles, CA

EDGE, Phantom Galleries, LA, Title Guarantee Building, Los Angeles, CA
Contemporary Art Program at Magic Theatre, San Francisco, CA

SEQUENCE, Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA

AMALGAMATE, Heather Marx Gallery, San Francisco, CA
SHIFT, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
VIEW, newspace@twentieth, Los Angeles, CA

LINK, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)

CURVE, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

TRIM, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

STEP-UP, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

WORK, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)

Selected Group Exhibitions:

ULTRACHROME PLUS, Denk Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

OFFICE HOURS, The Main Museum, Los Angeles, CA

MEASURE, GESTURE, FORM, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
WELCOME!, Fine Arts Gallery, CSULA, Los Angeles, CA
SUMMER REVERIE, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


CONVERSATIONS, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
6018 WILSHIRE, Edward Cella Art & Architecture, Los Angeles, CA

IN DIRECT LIGHT, Woodbury University Gallery, Burbank, CA
PAPER, Andrew Shire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

A LOOK AT COLA, LAX Terminal One, Los Angeles, CA
OBSCURED LINES, Los Angeles, Valley College, Valley Glen, CA

SITE 92, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
SEA CHANGE, Marx & Zavaterro, San Francisco, CA
PERSONIFIMOTION, Mt. San Antonio College Gallery, Walnut, CA

AXIS MUNDI (3-person show), CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
BORG, HILL, NOLAN, Jancar Projects, Los Angeles, CA

TRAJECTORY (2-person show), Schiltkamp Gallery at Clark University, Worcester, MA
DRAWING ACTIONS, de Halle, Geel, Belgium (catalog)
MODES OF ABSTRACTION, Carl Berg Gallery at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
FIVE NIGHT STAND, Westin Bonaventure, Los Angeles, CA
SUPER ELASTIC, Phantom Galleries LA, Pacifica Building, Long Beach, CA

COLA 2008, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)
TREE SERVICE, domestic setting, Los Angeles, CA
SOUTHERN EXPOSURE, Ruby Green Contemporary Art Center, Nashville, TN
NON-OBSTRUCTIVE, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
Panopti(con), Bank Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
EDGES & BOUNDARIES, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

FRACTAL (3-person show), Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
THEMES & VARIATIONS, New Abstraction in Los Angeles, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Elizabeth Aro & Timothy Nolan, Stichting Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, NL
ABSTRACTION & LANDSCAPE, 98 Ten Gallery, Irvine, CA

DELICACY (3-person show), Bandini Art, Culver City, CA
MAJOR DRAWING, Carl Berg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
MATERIALWISE REVISITED, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
GOOD TO GO, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

REPEAT PERFORMANCE, Anthony Grant Gallery, New York, NY
QUICKENING, Tucson Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ
THE SHAPE OF SPACE, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
ASIAN INFLUENCE?, LMan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)
HANDS-ON, Pasadena Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

ART ON PAPER, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC (catalog)
HUMAN PRESENCE: The Geometry of Color, San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
TINSELTOWN TOO, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, CA
Scaping the Planar Nubium, Fullerton College Art Gallery, Fullerton, CA
THREESOME, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

L.A. Pattern & Decoration, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
SCOPE, Dylan Hotel, New York, NY; Townhouse Hotel, Miami, FL
INTERWEAVE, Pierce College Gallery, Woodland Hills, CA
NEW SCULPTURE, Newspace, Los Angeles. CA

WEST COAST, Artaffairs, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stichting Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
ZONE, Cerro Cosa College, Ridgecrest, CA

BY HAND, University Art Museum, CSULB, Long Beach, CA (catalog)
100 PERCENT RAG, POST Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
PIEROGI IN KANSAS CITY, Block Artspace, Kansas City, MO

PIEROGI IN L.A., Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
MURAL, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
NEW SCULPTURE, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
pure de(Sign), Otis College of Art and Design Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
ELEGANT WHIMSY, Torrance Fine Arts Center, Torrance, CA
THE SPURGEON EXPERIENCE II, Spurgeon Building, Santa, Ana, CA
MILLENNIAL TENSION, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
PEOPLE AS MATERIAL, CCAC Gallery, San Francisco, CA

ROOM SERVICE, The Living Room, Santa Monica, CA
DRAW PLAY, Miller Durazo, Los Angeles, CA
NEW ATTITUDES, Art Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
GRIDLOCKED, Weingart Center Gallery, Occidental College, Los Angeles, CA
Hubcap Star Diamond..., Peggy Phelps Gallery, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

NUANCE, Patricia Sweetow Gallery, San Francisco, CA
NEW ATTITUDES, Art Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
ART ZURICH, Zurich, Switzerland

NITTY GRITTY, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA
ART BUFFET, Contemporary Arts Collective, Las Vegas, NV

AN EMBARRASSMENT OF RICHES, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
SIMPLE MEANS, Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, CA
Pierce College Gallery, Woodland Hills, CA
MATERIALWISE NL, Galerie Markant, Langelo, The Netherlands
7:24:52 PM, LASCA Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
USEFUL THINGS, Newspace, Los Angeles, CA

Fellowships and Residencies:

Willapa Bay Air, Oysterville, WA

Willapa Bay Air, Oysterville, WA

CCI ARC Grant, Los Angeles, CA
Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA

The Durfee Foundation ARC Grant, Santa Monica, CA

COLA Fellowship Grant, Department Cultural Affairs, Los Angeles, CA

Stichting Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, Netherlands

Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA
James Irvine Foundation Honorary Fellowship, San Francisco, CA

Edward F. Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY

Stichting Kaus Australis, Rotterdam, Netherlands

The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, New York, NY
The Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY

The Corporation of Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY

Angel’s Gate Cultural Center, San Pedro, CA

Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT

Selected Collections:

Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, de Young Museum of Art,
San Francisco, CA
Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
Triton Museum of Art, Santa Clara, CA
Google Cloud, Mountain View, CA
Chevron Corporation, San Ramon, CA
Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP, Los Angeles, CA
Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula, Monterey, CA
The Capital Group, Los Angeles, CA
Gray, Cary, Ware and Freidenrich, LLP, San Francisco, CA

Selected Bibliography:

Dani Dodge, Day Jobs, Art and Cake, August 5, 2017.
Nys Dambrot, Shana, LAX Airport Art Program Redefines the Experience of Transitory Public Space, Fabrik, Issue 33, September 30, 2016.
Butler, Sharon, Interview: Timothy Nolan and his Public Art Project at LAX, Two Coats of Paint, August 3, 2016.
Vo, Chuong-Dai, Timothy Nolan @ CB1 Gallery, Art Voices Magazine, Summer 2014.
Butler, Sharon, Part 1, Los Angeles Report, Two Coats of Paint, May 6, 2014.
Turner, Chérie Louise, Editorial Pick / This Week's Top Exhibitions, Visual Art Source / Huffington Post, August 17, 2010.
Arnold, Kathryn, Tilt,, July 24, 2010
Swanhuyser, Hiya, Folded Metal, SF Weekly, July 21, 2010.
Nys Dambrot, Shana, 'Axis Mundi', Flavorpill, March 2010.
Carasso, Roberta, Artistic Elements, Coast, October 2009, p. 192-3
Smoke, Joe. Catalog Essay, COLA Fellowship Exhibition Catalog, May 2008.
Kugelman, Kerry. COLA Awards, Art Ltd., May 2008.
Frank, Peter. ‘Themes & Variations’ at Torrance Art Museum, Artweek, November 2007.
Calder, Dianne, Continuing and Recommended, Artscene, January 2007.
Harmanci, Reyhan, Last Chance: Timothy Nolan, San Francisco Chronicle, July 6, 2006.
Mizota, Sharon, Sequence, SF Weekly, June 28, 2006.
Frank, Peter. ‘Major Drawings’ at Carl Berg Gallery, Artweek, April 2006.
Ollman, Leah. The Definition of Drawing Expanded, Los Angeles Times, March 10, 2006.
Repeat Performance, The New Yorker, August 22, 2005.
Frank, Peter. Pick of The Week – Three Some, L.A. Weekly, July 16, 2004.
Pagel, David. Freewheeling With The Help of Grids, Los Angeles Times, July 2, 2004.
Gleason, Mat. Nolan, Szymanski, Zammitt, Artscene, July/August 2004.
Roth, Charlene. ‘Timothy Nolan: Shift’ at Newspace. Artweek, May 2004.
Knight, Christopher. Patterns Emerge Through Meditation. The Los Angeles Times, March 19, 2004.
Roth, Charlene. LAPD at Rosamund Felsen. Artweek, November 2003.
Roth, Charlene. Timothy Nolan at Newspace. Artweek, December 2001/January 2002.
Knight, Christopher. Industrial Strength. The Los Angeles Times, November 2001.
Iannaccone, Carmine. No Textile Without a Text. Link Catalog Essay, October 2001.
Myers, Holly. ‘By Hand’ Embraces Inconvenience. The Los Angeles Times, September 19, 2001.
Lombino, Mary-Kay,. By Hand. Catalog Essay, August 2001.
Cheng, Scarlet. Look Ma, No Computers. The Los Angeles Times, August 26, 2001.
Mason, Wyatt. Mason vs. The Living Dead., July 2001.
Martin, Victoria. New Sculpture at Newspace. Artweek, September 2000.
Frank, Peter. Pick of the Week – Pure de(Sign). LA Weekly, April 14, 2000.
Ollman, Leah. Humorous Order. The Los Angeles Times, March 20, 1998.
Ontiveros, Mario. Timothy Nolan: Work; Newspace. zingmagazine, Autumn/Winter 1996/97.
Comba, Steve and Rebecca McGrew. Simple Means. Catalog Essay, September 1996.
Curtis, Cathy. ‘Riches’ Spins Its Gold From Everyday Straw. The Los Angeles Times, October 14, 1996.
Geer, Suvan. ‘An Embarrassment of Riches’ at HBAC. Artweek, November 1996.
Iannaccone, Carmine. Modern Times, The Clown and The Contemporary Sculptor. L.A. Weekly, October 4, 1996.
Knode, Marilu. An Embarrassment of Riches. Catalog Essay, September 1996.
Roth, Charlene. Timothy Nolan at Newspace. Artweek, February 1996.
Vielmetter, Susanne. Useful Things, Catalog Essay April 1996.
Wilson, William. ‘Means’ Finds New Meanings in Old Schools of Thought. The Los Angeles Times, September 7, 1996.
Anderson, Isabel. Timothy Nolan. Artscene, November 1995.
Berg, Mary Helen. Best Bet: Solo Series of Three. The Los Angeles Times, April 18, 1993.
Frank, Peter. Aesthetics of Stuff From 99-Cent Stores. The Long Beach Press-Telegram,
May 16, 1993.
Gottleib, Shirle. South Bay...In and Around Long Beach. Visions Art Quarterly, Winter 1993.
Leffingwell, Edward. Beyond Arm's Reach. Solo Series Catalog Essay, July 1993.
Levin, Kim. Art in View: Forced Entry. The Village Voice, July 14, 1993.
Littlefield, Kinney. Teasing Visual Double-Entendre in Provocative Exhibit.
The Long Beach Press-Telegram, June 14, 1992

Published Writing:

"Bless the Beasts," Variant Literature, Spring 2024
"Everybody Rise," RUNNR, The PocketMFA Magazine, March 2024
"In Time," Roanoke Review, Winter 2023
"Sighting," The Hudson Review, Summer 2023
"Watch the Birdie" and "Marsden Hartley's Canuck Yankee Lumberjack at Old Orchard Beach....," OutWrite Journal, 2023
"You Don't Say," Fourteen Hills, Summer 2023
"Everything That Crosses the Event Horizon is Lost" and "No Time for Equations," Peurto del Sol, Spring 2023
"Waiting for Poseidon," unbroken, April 2023
"Fault Lines," Rough Cut Press, January 2023
"Limulus," The Museum of Americana, Fall 2022
"Macho MACHO Man" and "Ms. Freida B Freeway's Exchange," Troublemaker Firestarter, Volume 2, 2022
"Habit(ability)," flux, a Fifth Wheel Press anthology, January 2022
"For the Rent You Never Charged Me," Rise Up Review, Summer 2021
"Allan Rath," New Art Examiner, October 1998
"Catherine Opie at MOCA," New Art Examiner, April 1998
“InSITE97, San Diego and Tijuana,” New Art Examiner, February 1998
“Fracturing the Gaze” at Lawing Gallery and “Morimura,” Houston Contemporary Arts Museum, New Art Examiner, September 1997
Tiffany Morrow at Newspace, zingmagazine, Summer/Autumn 1997
“Infusoria,” Lynn Aldrich at LASCA, New Art Examiner, July 1997
“Snowflakes,” George Stoll at Dan Bernier Gallery. New Art Examiner, February 1997
“Inside,” at California Center for the Arts. New Art Examiner, October 1996
“Love’s Labour’s Lost,” at SITE Gallery. Artweek, July 1996
“Without Alarm” at the former Lincoln Heights Jail. Artweek, June 1996
Christopher Hamerlein at AMO. zingmagazine, Winter/Spring 1996
Post / 1 drive-by. Artweek, November 1995.
Lewis Baltz / Charles Gaines. Artweek, June 1995.
Lewis Kotch / Dennis Callwood. Artweek, April 1995.
A Break in the Fence. Artweek, November 3, 1994.
Return to Square One. Artweek, May 5, 1994
Labors of Love. Visions Art Quarterly, Spring 1994.
Waterborne. Artweek, February 3, 1994.
Floor Show. Artweek, December 6, 1993.
Preserving Hope. Artweek, August 5, 1993.
Sleight of Hand, Click of Shutter. Visions Art Quarterly, Summer, 1993.

Related Professional Experience:

ARTspace College Art Association Conference Panel, co-chair: Articulating Abstraction
LIGHT MAZE AND STAR, art book collaboration with poet/composer Donald Rubinstein
ARTspace College Art Association Conference Panel, co-chair: Meta-Mentors: Double Duty
College Art Association, Services to Artists Committee Member
Nan Rae Gallery Exhibitions at Woodbury University, In Direct Light, curator
ARTspace College Art Association Conference Symposia, co-chair: Art in the Public Realm
College Art Association, Services to Artists Committee Member
Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, visiting artist
ARTspace, College Art Association Conference, artist presentation: Going Public
College Art Association, Services to Artists Committee Member
California State University, Northridge, visiting artist
Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation, Space Program selection panel member
L.A. Department of Cultural Affairs/L.A. World Airports, From Patterns to Pathways, curator
L.A. Department of Cultural Affairs, Public Art selection panel member
Phantom Galleries, Long Beach, Super Elastic, curator