THOMAS ZUMMER

EDUCATION

1991-92 New School for Social Research, Arabic Languages
1981-86 University of Toronto/Institute for Semiotics and
Structural Studies, Summer Seminars
Studies with M. Foucault, J. Derrida, U. Eco, A. Greimas, P. Ricoeur, J. Searle
1981-84 University of California, Berkeley
Research Assistant to Michel Foucault
1982-86 Yale University, Comparative Literature
Studies with Paul de Man, Jacques Derrida
1980-81 New School for Social Research, Graduate Faculty/Philosophy
1979-82 Center for 20th Century Studies, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee
Seminar Participant/Panelist
1974-76 Hartford Art School/University of Hartford
BFA: Aesthetics, Cinema Studies
1972-74 Delta College, University Center, Michigan; University of Michigan,Ann Arbor
Undergraduate studies (paleozoology, philosophy, cinema)

EXHIBITIONS

2001
Hydro, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery [Jan./Feb, curator: Erin Parish]
Thomas Zummer: Non-Films and Texts, Millennium Film Workshop, NYC [March]
Drawing/Writing/Textuality, NYU [curator: Kathleen McQueen]

2000
The Critic as Grist, White Box Gallery, NYC [Sept.-Oct.] [Curated by Michael Portnoy]
Thomas Zummer: Drawings/Constructions/Architectures, Frederieke Taylor TZ'Art, NYC [May 5-Aug. 1]
Phantasm/Reflex in Opium Den: Desires and Disappointments, Exit Art, NYC [performance]
Presumés Innocent, CAPC Bordeaux, France [Installation, with Leslie Thornton]

1999
Thomas Zummer, 18781999, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco

1998
Food, Marcel Sitcoske Gallery, San Francisco
Ret.inevitable, Creative Time/Brooklyn Bridge Anchorage
Lo-Fi Baroque, Thread Waxing Space, NYC
Pierogi 2000/flat files
Super Freaks: Post Pop & The New Generation, Part 1: trash, 
Greene Naftali Gallery, NYC

1997
William Anthony /Open House Exhibition

1996
Greene-Naftali Gallery, Project Room Opening
Guilliaume Galozzi Gallery, NYC
Open Space/Public Life, Design Competition Exhibit, StoreFront Art and Architecture, NYC
Public Space in the New American City/Atlanta 1996, ACA/CODA Design Competition, Exhibition of Projects, Atlanta, GA

1995
Site/Seeing, [Sculpture], Bardamu Gallery, NYC
Possible Things, [Drawing] Bardamu Gallery, NYC
NY SoHo Biennial 1995, NYC
Guilliaume Galozzi Gallery, NYC
Work, Printed Matter/Dia Foundation, NYC
Documents/Art Raffle, 611 Broadway, NYC
Show and Tell/Bookwerks 1995, 450 Broadway Gallery, NYC'

1994
Thomas Zummer: Fifty Drawings, Wigmore Hall, London
Conspiracies: Film, Video and Performance, Exit Art, NYC [Performance/Installation]
Theft, Printed Matter/Dia Foundation, NYC
Thomas C. Zummer: Seventy Drawings, Argyle/The Green Room, London
Prehistories of Cinema: Drawings by Thomas Zummer, National Film Theatre, London, England
CRASH: Nostalgia for the Absence of Cyberspace, Thread Waxing Space, NYC
Comic Power: Independent/Underground Comix, U.S.A., Massachusetts College of Art
Art Saloon/The Apartment Store, Exit Art/The First World, NYC

1993
Comic Power, Exit Art, NYC, curated by Carlo McCormick and John Carlin
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati [Group Show]
Opium Den: Desires and Disappointments, Exit Art, NYC [Installation]
Drawings: Thomas Zummer, Kansas City Art Institute

1992
The Fetish of Knowledge, curated by James Hyde, AC Project Room, NYC
Art/Umjetnost, Obala Theater, Sarajevo
Re: Framing Cartoons, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
Pan-Mediterranean Festival of Caricature, Oran, Algeria
Contemporary Political Posters, AC Project Room, NYC
Traveling Exhibition, Artists Space/4 Walls, NYC

1991
The Fetish of Knowledge, curated by James Hyde, Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT

1990
New Drawing, curated by Randolph Alexander, Paula Allen Gallery, NYC
Group Exhibition, Carpenter+Hochman Gallery, NYC
Group Exhibition, Loughelton Gallery
Work on Paper Paula Allen Gallery, June 19-July 13

1987
Group Exhibition, New Museum for Contemporary Art, NYC

1986
Kamikaze, NYC, 30 drawings (curated by Carlo McCormick, Earl Willis)
World Cartoon Retrospective, Edinburgh

1985
Times Square Digital Display, NYC

1976
r.eisen/t.zummer/e.bateman, Joseloff Gallery/The Hartford Art School
New Video Works, Joseloff Gallery/The Hartford Art School