artist cv

Solo Exhibitions

2017 Honey Ramka, New York, NY
2015 Honey Ramka, New York (Project Space)
2008 Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, CA
2007 artMovingProjects, New York, NY (Project Space)
2006 artMovingProjects, New York
1999 UP & CO, New York
1998 Derek Eller Gallery, New York
1993 Gray Matters, Dallas, TX
1992 W. A. Graham Gallery, Houston, TX
1990 Neuhoff Galleries, Dallas

Two-Person Exhibitions

2006 And/Or Gallery, Dallas, Texas (with Saskia Jorda)
2002 homeroom, Munich, Germany (with Gregor Passens)

Group Exhibitions

"OKAY Hermetic" (virtual solo show), River Gallery, January 2021
"St Celfer: March of the Covids," music video performance, ICOSA Collective, Austin, TX, December 12, 2020
"PAUSE (prelude)," Künstlerverbund im Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, July 2018
Online residency, Gazelli Art House/, London, UK, March 2016
"The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale," Utopia Internet Dystopia Pavilion curated by Valentina Fois, Maitino, Spain/online, 2015
"Control Panel," Honey Ramka, Brooklyn, NY, 2015
"Transnumeriques Awards 2015 @ Videoformes Festival," Clermont Ferrand, France, 2015
twohundredfiftysix colors, video screening, Union Docs Center for Documentary Arts, Brooklyn, NY, 2014
"The Limited Collection," La Scatola Gallery, London/Berlin, and Tumblr, 2014
"The Wrong - New Digital Art Biennale," Chambers Pavilion curated by Sara Ludy, Maitino, Spain/online, 2013
"Reuse Aloud," and NewBridge Project Space, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK 2013

"Speculative Sound Performance with Disquiet Junto," Apex Art, New York, NY 2012
"Speed Show: Never Gonna GIF You Up," Central Internet Cafe, Grafton Street, Dublin, Ireland, 2012
"10000 Pixels," Art Micro Patronage (online exhibition), 2012
"Telefone Sem Fio: Word-Things of Augusto de Campos Revisited," Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY, 2011
"Street Show: The Things Between Us," USB Dead Drop, 540 W 21st St., New York, NY, 2011
"Graphics Interchange Format," Mulberry Gallery, Denison University, Granville, OH, 2011
"Glitch," CentralTrak, University of Texas at Dallas, 2011

"BYOB NY (Bring Your Own Beamer)," Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY, 2010
"Sanity Disobedience for a New Frontier," Camel Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, 2010
" - IRL," 319 Scholes, Brooklyn, 2010
"Made in Internet," ARTBOOM festival, Krakow, Poland, 2010
"Picturing the Studio," Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 2009
"The Last Dance," And/Or Gallery, Dallas, TX, 2009
Club Internet (online) at "IRL (In Real Life)," Capricious Space, Brooklyn, 2009

"The Web of Cokaygne; Candle and Bell" (video screening), The Nightingale, Chicago, IL, 2008
"ON_game," University of Texas at Dallas, Dallas, 2008
"The Program" (Dallas Video Festival), Dallas, 2008
"Bitmap: As Good As New," The Leonard Pearlstein Gallery, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA, 2008
"Nasty as U Want to Be," New York Underground Film Festival, 2008
"Bitmap: As Good As New," vertexList Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2007
"Abstract Horror," Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, 2007
"Digital Political Time Lapse," Long Island University, Brooklyn, 2007
"Fresh NY," Threshold Artspace, Perth Concert Hall, Perth, Scotland, 2007
"Professional Surfer," Rhizome Time Shares, at the New Museum, 2007

"Art and Place I: Place as Muse," Space 301, Mobile, AL
"Moments of Greatness," Chicago Underground Film Festival
"Mods and Rockers," York Quay Centre (Case Studies), Harbourfront Centre, Toronto
"The GIF Show," Rx Gallery, San Francisco CA

O_show_circle_ (aka the O Show), curated by MatCh-Art, SICA, Long Branch, NJ, 2005, and Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ, 2006
"23 Reasons to Spare New York," Ocularis at Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, 2005
"Fuzzy Logic," Futuresonic 2005 festival, Manchester, UK, 2005
ART@><*WORK, curated by Tali Hinkis & Elana Langer, 520 8th Ave., Suite 1602, New York, 2005
"Sunday Afternoon," online exhibit curated by MatCh-Art, 2004
"The Infinite Fill Show," Foxy Production, New York, 2004
“Robot Landscapes,” Case Studies gallery at Harbourfront Centre, Toronto (music for Sally McKay video installation), 2004

"The Freight Elevator Project 2," D.U.M.B.O. (Brooklyn), New York, 2002
"Are 'Friends' Electric?" online exhibition (unofficial) at, 2002
"Ink Jet," Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, 2000-2001
"Byte Size," homeroom, Munich, Germany, 2000
"Cyber Drawings," Cristinerose Gallery, New York, 2000

"Skin Tight," The Work Space, New York
"Size Matters (400 Artists)," GAle GAtes et al., Brooklyn, New York [related: NeoImages]
"Optopussy," Angstrom Gallery, Dallas
"Digital Sites," Numark Gallery, Washington, DC
"Ultra Buzz," JCCC, Overland Park, KS
"Post-hypnotic," Illinois State University, University Galleries, Normal, IL (traveled to: The McKinney Avenue Contemporary [The MAC], Dallas, TX; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; The Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA; The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC; The Tweed Museum, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN; Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL; Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA) (catalog)

Group Show, Ericsson CyberLab, New York, NY
"Static," Eugene Binder, New York, NY (catalog)
Group Show, Derek Eller Gallery
"Op at UP," UP & CO., New York, NY
"Brite Magic," Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY

"Post-Pop, Post-Pictures," Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1997) (catalog)
"Dots and Lines," Eighth Floor Gallery, New York, NY (1996)
"Fascination," The Lobby Gallery at 31 W. 52nd , New York, NY (1996)

"Faith in Doubt," University at Buffalo Art Gallery/Research Center in Art + Culture, Buffalo, NY (catalog)
"Tad Griffin, Tom Moody, John Pomara, David Szafranski," Parts One and Two, Eugene Binder Gallery, Dallas, TX (catalog)
"Forging Ahead," Center for Research in Contemporary Art, University of Texas at Arlington (catalog)

"The Return of the Cadavre Exquis," The Drawing Center, New York, NY (1993)
"The Next Best Show," Gray Matters, Dallas, TX (1992)
Inaugural Group Show, Gray Matters, Dallas, TX (1991)
"Me, Myself, & I," Allen Street Gallery, Dallas, TX (1990) (catalog)
"The TV Show," Dallas Museum of Art (1989)
"Metz/Pomara/Moody," The Gallery at 3004 McKinney, Dallas (1989)
TFAA's "Texas Annual 1986," juried by Walter Hopps, Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin, TX (Juror's Choice Award and Touring Citation)
500X Gallery, Dallas, TX (with Dennis Scharnberg and Matt Miller) (1986)
Brazos Gallery, Richland College, Dallas, TX (with David Baker and John Snygg) (1985)
500X Gallery, Dallas, TX (with Dennis Scharnberg and P. M. Summer) (1985)


"Polygamy," an artist's book in Abaton Book Company's 5&10c compendium, is in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art, NY
Various private collections in New York, Belgium, Maryland, and Texas


Verville, Pierre-Luc, "Tom Moody," Le Parergon, June 7, 2021
Kane, Carolyn L., "GIFs that Glitch: Eyeball Aesthetics for the Attention Economy," Communication Design, 2016, Vol 4, Nos 1-2, pp. 41-62
Moioli, Chiara, "The Surfer's Conspiracy: Investigating with Tom Moody," Link Editions, February 7, 2016 [PDF]
Cornell, Lauren and Halter, Ed, Mass Effect (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015), pp. 124, 144-5, 285, etc.
Juni, Johanna, "'Control Panel' at Honey Ramka Gallery," On-Verge, July 22, 2015
Hudson, Suzanne, Painting Now (New York: Thames & Hudson, 2015), pp. 110, 113
Johnson, Paddy, "GIF of the Day: Tom Moody," Art F City, October 24, 2014
Johnson, Paddy, "A Brief History of Animated GIF Art," artnet, Part One, August 2, 2014, and Part Two, August 15, 2014
Johnson, Paddy, "Will Galleries and Museums Ever Embrace Animated GIF Art?" artnet, April 11, 2014
Johnson, Paddy, "GIF of the Day: Sketch_J3," Art F City, March 31, 2014
Connor, Michael, "The Commenter: A Lament,", March 19, 2014
Wentz, Zack (editor), "Works by: Tom Moody," New Dead Families, December 2013
Ekin, Annette, "The web’s abuzz with GIFS + the artists who make them," Studio 202, December 22, 2012 [archived]
Friedman, Zach, "Word-Things of Augusto De Campos Revisited," BOMBLOG, February 21, 2012
Thalmair, Franz, "Minikino im Selbst­ erfahrungsmodus Zur Rolle sogenannter 'animierter GIFs,'" Springerin, January-March 2012 [pdf] [English]
Hyperallergic Labs, "Tom Moody, 'OptiDisc,'", 2012

McHugh, Gene, "Tom Moody," Post Internet, 2011 (Brescia: Link Editions), pp. 208-214, 260 [Rhizome-org-archived version]
Chayka, Kyle, "Turn On, Plug In, Walk Out: How 'Street Show' Transforms a Single USB Stick Into a Guerrilla Art Gallery, ARTINFO, July 27, 2011
Kaganskiy, Julia, "A Guide to Enjoying (And Making Your Own) GIF Art," The Creators Project, May 3, 2011
Johnson, Paddy, "Graphics Interchange Format At Denison University’s Mulberry Gallery" (curator's statement), Art F City, February 15, 2011
Mueller, Kurt, "Postscript: Art Writers Online" (interviews), Art Lies, Fall/Winter 2010, pp. 40-45
McKay, Sally, "The Affect of Animated GIFs (Tom Moody, Petra Cortright, Lorna Mills)," art&education, September 2010
Wikipedia: "Tom Moody (artist)"

Dockray, Sean, interview and booklet, Telic Arts Exchange, December 6, 2008
Fallon, Michael, "The New Dada," The Rake, July 10, 2008
Johnson, Paddy, "Net Aesthetics 2.0, The Long of It," Art F City, June 12, 2008
Weidenbaum, Marc, "Simple Tom Moody Mp3," Disquiet, February 26, 2008
Weidenbaum, Marc, "Tom Moody's 8 Bit Mp3s (and Other Media)," Disquiet, November 26, 2007
Johnson, Paddy, "Blog for Sale," Art F City, May 23, 2007
Fabuš, Palo, "Tom Moody's BLOG,", April 7, 2007

Johnson, Paddy, "Video Game Culture Thrives in New Documentary," The Reeler, October 3
Harrison, Thomas B., "High Concept," Press-Register (Mobile, AL), September 3
Johnson, Paddy, "Geeks in the Gallery," Art F City, June 12-14, 2006 (part 1 / 2 / 3)
O'Brien, Titus, "And/Or Opens with Top Talents," Fort Worth Star Telegram, February 12
Fallon, Roberta, "Whol-y O's, heavy O's and Cheerios," Fallon & Rosof's artblog, January 28 (photos)

Hobbs, Jack, et al, "The Visual Experience," 2005 (Worcester, MA: Davis Publications), p. 15
Kraft, Jessica, "Feature: Art Blogosphere," Artkrush, December 14-27, 2005
"Art Joins the Party: Jessica Kraft on Entering the Blogosphere," Contemporary, Issue 73, 2005
Arcangel, Cory, "Interview with Tom Moody by Cory Arcangel," at the New Museum, October 28, 2005
"Moody Paintbrush," Generator.x, October 20, 2005
Yassin, Aaron, "Not Just Flying Toasters" (interview), NY Arts, September/October 2005
Cornell, Lauren, "How to Succeed in the Arts (By Really Trying)," Net Art News ( at the New Museum), May 18, 2005
Rubinstein, Raphael, "Art in the Blogosphere," Art in America, January 2005 [scan] [text]
Omann, Marie, "Art Blogs: Why Such a Timid Emergence?" student paper, masters program in Design, Communication and Media, IT University of Copenhagen [PDF]
Vassallo, Christina, "Infinite Exhibition" (catalog excerpt), Digital & Video Art Fair: A Tribute to Bruce Nauman, New York, 2005 [PDF]
"Art Blogs Beyond Photography, and One Path Away From the Darkroom," Coincidences, March 12, 2004
Hicks, Cinque, "Give It Away, You'll Still Have It," Bare and Bitter Sleep (blog), 2004

Schmerler, Sarah, "Cyber Drawings," Art on Paper, May/June 2000
Hawkins, Margaret, "Exhibit Shows Why Op Was On Top," Chicago Sun-Times, May 5, 2000
Thea, C., et al, "Mob Rule," NY Arts, March 2000
Viveros-Faune, C., "Computer World," New York Press, February 2000
Gardner, Nina-Marie, "Tom Moody: The Art of Approaching the Babe,"

McCabe, Bret, "Con/texts," The Met (Dallas), September 29
Rees, Christina, "Cool Your Eyes," Dallas Observer, June 24
Protzman, Ferdinand, "The Big Pixel," Washington Post, May 13
Drumming, Neil, "Digital Sites," Washington City Paper, April 23
Thorson, Alice, "High Art," Kansas City Star, February 28
Trafton, Robin, "Ultra-Buzz: Guaranteed Dazzle," Review (Kansas City), March issue
Porges, Tim, "A Demolition Derby of Art," The Octopus (Bloomington, IL), January 15

Johnson, Ken, "Tom Moody and David Clarkson," New York Times, April 10, 1998
Kino, Carol, "Op 'til you drop," Time Out New York, June 25, 1998
Camper, Fred, "Aiming Low," Chicago Reader, September 12, 1997
Hawkins, Margaret, "Gen X Artists Flaunt Their Indifference," Chicago Sun-Times, September 5, 1997
Colpitt, Frances, "Going Against the Grain," Art in America, April 1995
Odom, Michael, "On View: Dallas," New Art Examiner, January 1995

Huntington, Richard, "Something funny happens to contemporary art," Buffalo News, November 22
Isola, Marina, "Small Differences," The Met (Dallas), October 6
Odom, Michael, review, New Art Examiner, Summer issue
Tyson, Janet, "Excellent Offerings in Dallas," Fort Worth Star Telegram, April 6
Kutner, Janet, "Four Different Languages," Dallas Morning News, March 19
Mitchell, Charles Dee, "Casting Doubt," Dallas Morning News, March 13
Kutner, Janet, "Making the Case for Abstract Art," Dallas Morning News (Guide), March 4

Emenhiser, Karen, review, Art Papers, March/April
Mitchell, Charles Dee, "Portrait of the Artist as a Nerd," Dallas Morning News, March 1
Tyson, Janet, "Dallas Dishes Up a Smorgasbord," Fort Worth Star Telegram, March 7
Emenhiser, Karen, "Rude Mannerisms," Dallas Observer, February 25

Goldman, Saundra. Review, Art Papers, March/April 1992
Emenhiser, Karen, review, Detour, December 1991
Roberts, Tre, review, Art Papers, May/June 1989
Mitchell, Charles Dee, "A Gallery of One's Own," Dallas Observer, March 9, 1989
Roberts, Tre, review, Art Papers, March/April 1989
McCombie, Mel, "Emotional Times Surface in Art," Austin American Statesman, Nov. 27, 1986
Compton, J.R., review, Artscene (Houston), Spring 1986
Kutner, Janet, review, Dallas Morning News, January 17, 1985


School of Visual Arts, New York (Summer) 1978
Corcoran School of Art, Washington, DC 1977-78
BA, English Literature and Studio Art, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA 1977

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