Curriculum Vitae

Tim Brown

lives and works in Kansas City, Missouri



Solo/ Two-Person

Now That's A Conspiracy, with Justin Beachler, Granite City Arts, Granite City, IL Nov 2016

Pileus Project #5, Turkey Creek Institute for Phenomenal Awareness, Kansas City, MO April 2016

Pileus Project #3, ACRE Residency visiting artist, Steuben, WI. Aug 2015

Pileus Project #2, Art In The Loop, Kansas City, MO. Aug 2015

#vapelounge, with Justin Beachler, Negative Space, Kansas City, MO. June 2015

Dark Star, with Rimas Simaitis, Roots & Culture, Chicago, IL, May 2013

Generations, Box13 ArtSpace, Houston, TX, May 2009

The Listening Post, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, Mar 2009

Selected Group

Pileus Project #4 , Terrain Biennial, Terrain Projects, Oak Park, IL Aug 2015.  Curated by Danny Orendorff

1InfiniteLoop, Paragraph Gallery, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO, March 2015.  Curated by Jeff Eaton

Urban:Suburban, Epsten Gallery, Kansas City, MO, September 2014.

I Am What I’m Doing, La Esquina Gallery, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO, July 2014 curated by Jonas Sebura and Alex Gartelmann

Kansas City Flat File, ArtSpace at H.R. Block gallery, Kansas City Art Institute, selected for presentation by curators Jodi Throckmorton, Eric Dobbins, and Lacey Wozney, Summer 2014

The Tyranny of Bad Taste, La Esquina Gallery, Charlotte Street Foundation, Kansas City, MO, February 2014, curated by Danny Orendorff

The Tyranny of Bad Taste, Glass Curtain Gallery, Columbia College, Chicago, IL, November 2013, curated by Danny Orendorff

WET PAINT 4, Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA, August 2012

BOOM.  MFA Invitational, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA, July 2012

Bring your own Beamer (B.Y.O.B.), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, May 2012

Headgear for Tony, MFA Thesis show, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA, May 2012

Museum of Pocket Art Retrospective, Bruno David Gallery, Saint Louis, MO, September 2011

Yummier/ Brainsickly, 479 Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, May 2011
Saturday Fun Machine, Finale Gallery, Manila, The Philippines, Dec 2009
Jungle Fever, Green Papaya Art Project, Manila, The Philippines, Nov 2007
Me Odio Y Quiero Comprar, Galeria Enrique Guerrero, Mexico City, Mexico, May 2007

with Okay Mountain Collective

Staycation, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Sept 2015

Monument to a Decommisioned Monument, Isles Art Initiative, Boston, MA, July 2015

Long Plays, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Feb 2013

Okay Mountain, Diane Marek Visiting Artist Series, Cress Gallery of Art, University of Tennessee Chattanooga, February 2012

Ultrasonic VI, Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, Ca, August 2011

New Image Sculpture, McNay Museum of Art, San Antonio, Tx

First Take, Blaffer Museum at the University of Houston, Houston, TX, Feb 2011
Water Water Everywhere…, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX, Aug 2010

Benefit Plate,  Freight + Volume, New York, NY, Aug 2010
Big Strange Mystery, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX Jan 2010
Corner Store, PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, FL, Dec 2009
Collection Selections, Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX, Aug 2009
It’s Gonna Be Reverything, Paragraph Gallery, Kansas City, MO, Nov 2008
It’s Gonna Be Everything, Creative Research Laboratories, Austin, TX, Jan 2008



Thrun, Neil, “’I Am What I’m Doing’ at La Esquina Gallery gathers fearless work by 20 artists,” Kansas City Star, August 13th, 2014. Online and print.

Ise, Claudine, “Shedding tyranny with found objects,” The Chicago Tribune, January 9, 2014. Online and Print

Nardi, Sarah, ‘”The Tyranny of Good Taste” goes high-concept and lowbrow,” The Chicago Reader, November 18, 2013.

Editor, “Artist of the Week,” LVL3 Gallery Blog. July, 2013. Online.

Burke, Stephanie. "Top 5 Weekend Picks! (5/10-5/12)." Web log post. Bad At Sports. N.p., 10 May 2013. Web. 12 May 2013.

Woodward, Joseph, “ Heady, Hearty Art at the Starting Gate:  Contemporary Arts Forum Hosts Work by 2012 UCSB MFA Graduates.” Santa Barbara News-Press, May, 2012

Wang, Irene, “UCSB MFA 2012 Exhibition Headgear for Tony is Fascinatingly Variable.” The Bottom Line, May 22, 2012.  Online and Print.

Mills, Ted, “Boom-ing System.” Santa Barbara New-Press, July 22-28, 2011. Issue, pg 46.  Online and print.
Pang, Melanie, “The Listening Post.” Houston Press, March 12, 2009.  Online and print.
MacLaggan, Corrie. “Work at Cancer Hotline Inspired Austin Artist.” Austin American-Statesman, Jan 8, 2008.  Online and print.
Editor, “A Clever Collage of Clutter at Camp Fig.” Austin American-Statesman, August 4, 2005.  Print.


with Okay Mountain Collective

“Family Tree,” Zing Magazine, Aug 2013. Print

Pena, Arthur, “Long Plays:  Okay Mountain at Mark Moore Gallery,” New American Paintings, March 15, 2013. Online

“Gluttony,” Book Nine:  The Seven Deadly Sins, Beautiful/ Decay, July 2012. Prints

Christy, Matt, “Okay Mountain, Chattanooga, Tennessee.”  Art Papers, May/June, 2012

Faires, Robert, “Collective Burgeoning.” Austin Chronicle, September 17, 2010.  Online and print.
Johnson, Ken, “Benefit Plate.” New York Times, August 20, 2010.  Online and print.
Faires, Robert, “Okay Mountain.” Austin Chronicle, December 11, 2009.  Online and print.
Various, “A Miami Herald Staff Selection of Don’t-miss Works.” Miami Herald, December 4, 2009.  Online and print.


Reunion: The Dallas Review, University of Texas, Dallas, November, 2013

UCSB 2012 Exhibition:  Headgear for Tony. Catalog.  May 2012

New Image Sculpture.  McNay Museum of Art.  San Antonio.  Spring 2011




Collection of Rodney D. Susholtz, Austin, Texas

Collection of Sharon and Gregory Gray, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Collection of Austin Contemporary, Austin, Texas

Blaffer Museum of Art, Houston, Texas

21C Museum, Louisville, Kentucky

Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California


Awards, Honors, and Residencies


Resident, Charlotte Street Foundation’s Urban Culture Project Studio Residency Program, Kansas City, MO 2013-2015
Dean’s Fellowship, College of Letters & Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2011
Departmental Fellowship, School of Fine Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara, 2010
2010 SemiFinalist, Headlands Residency Program, Sausalito, CA, 2010
Short List, ArtPace Residency Program, San Antonio, Tx, 2010                                                      Winner, 2009 Pulse Prize, PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, Fl, 2009 (with Okay Mountain)