CV

TIM BEST

Education
2014 Southern Methodist University, Master of Fine Arts
1995 University of Illinois at Chicago, Bachelor of Fine Arts

Selected Awards
2017 Packpeelpour Published Artist, curated by Nicole Stowe and Seth Boonchai, New Orleans, Louisiana
2017 Institut für Alles Mögliche 2 Month Residency, Berlin
2015 Artpace International Artist in Residence Open Call Short List, San Antonio, Texas
2007 Pollock-Krasner Grant: Santa Fe Art Institute Artist Residency

Selected Solo Shows
2016 “POLISHED” Liliana Bloch Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2005 “Business Man”, Apt 3 Gallery, 43 Aspinwall Ave, Brookline, Massachusetts.

Selected Group Shows
2017 “PORTABLE PDF”, part of electricPDF in conjunction with Doug Aitken Electric Earth, curated by Jesse Morgan Barnett from the Museum of Modern Art Fort Worth.
2017 Peripheral Vision’s Inaugural Salon 2017 Fellowship, curated by Georgia Erger, Curatorial Fellow at Southern Methodist University.
2016 “Slideluck Potshow Dallas”, Annette Strauss Square, AT&T Performing Arts Center, Dallas, Texas. Curated by Andrea Karnes from the Modern Art Museum Fort Worth, Texas
2015 “Arts Libris | Barcelona” International Fair of Contemporary Editions, Work on display via zine. Made possible through the efforts of printmaker, artist Teresa Gomez-Martorell. Barcelona, Spain
2014 “Prompt” Group show at Beefhaus Gallery, Dallas, TX
2013 “Moving Pictures” Curated by Christine Bisetto, Brand 10 Gallery, Fort Worth, TX
2012 “Showmen” with Tom Orr, Cameron Shoepp and Titus O’Brien, Brand 10 Art Space, Fort Worth, TX
2010 “Like a Prayer” Curator Martina Batan, Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
2010 “Modern Ruin”Washington Mutual Branch Building before its destruction, Curated by Christina Rees and Thomas Feulmer, Dallas, Texas.
2009 “Texas National 2009” Juror Mel Chin, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas.
2008 “St Claude Collective – a Prospect.1 Biennial site” Universal Furniture Building, New Orleans, Louisiana.
2008 Dallas Film and Video Fest Angelika Film Center, Dallas, Texas.
2008 Brooklyn Arts Council International Film Festival Experimental category for “One Liners” video.
2007 “Day Jobs” Three Walls Chicago, Illinois Curated by Kristin Freeman, Caroline Picard, Rachel Wakeman and Sarah Wambold.
2007 “Unusual Suspects” Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, LA Curated by Dan Tague.
2007 “Megabytes 6” Juried screening Contemporary Arts Center, Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2006 “Surge” The Brooklyn Lyceum, Brooklyn, New York.
2006 “Sustained Winds” Acadiana Center for the Arts, Lafayette, Louisiana.

Workshops
2015 “Positions and Reflections” Adult 2 day photography workshop at the Modern Art Museum Fort Worth.
2011 “Drawing from the collection” Adults at the Modern Art Museum Fort Worth.

Collectives
2015 Beefhaus, https://www.facebook.com/artbeeftx Dallas TX
2015 Art as social wormhole reading group, Dallas, TX
2008-2010 500x, http://www.500x.org/, Dallas, TX

Select Bibliography
PORTABLE”, part of electricPDF in conjunction with Doug Aitken Electric Earth, AT&T curated by Jesse Morgan Barnett, published August 18th, 2017
Peripheral Vision’s Inaugural Salon 2017 Fellowship, curated by Georgia Erger, Curatorial Fellow at Southern Methodist University.
Selected Collections
Southern Methodist University, Dallas, Texas
Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
Santa Fe Art Institute, Santa Fe, New Mexico