Thomas Bollinger (°1964, Washington DC) has been producing creative content for over four decade , he has an incredibly wide range of artistic interest and creates mixed media artworks, illustration photography, graphic design, printmaking and new media. With the use of original & historic materials that are borrowed from modern and ancient cultures and mixed with historical references literature, visual works, and design elements. This genre of iconography creates a visual form of storytelling that plays with the past, present and future in a whimsical & interpretive way. Tom lives in Cotuit and maintains an industrial art space i.e. studio, production facility and showroom in a revitalized Cotton Mill in New Bedford Ma. Sheep Dog Studio / Art Sea Projects
Education & Work Studies
Parsons School of Design 81-82 NYC / New School for Social Research 81-82 NYC , Portfolio Center Atlanta 83/84 … Location Scout / Props and Set Design/ Production Coordinator / Studio Management … New York / Miami / Washington D.C. / Atlanta/ Richmond / Baltimore / Boston , Worked abroad on location Assignments in over 40 Countries on 6 continents.
Abstract, America, Anatomy, Animals, Architecture, Beauty Myth, Bizarre and Surreal, Consciousness, Creations of the Night: Art Inspired by Dreams Disrupt; Risky, Rebellious Art, Decay / Rusty / Grungy, Distortions, Dreams, Duality / Yin Yang / Light Dark, Ecology, Elements of Design: Line, Color, Texture, Shape, Form, Value, Space, Emotions: Love, Hate, Desire, Jealousy, Envy, Joy, Compassion, Fear, Fairy Tales, Famous Landmarks, Fantasy,Fluidity Found Objects, Freedom, From Natural to Abstraction, Full Circle, Gadgets, Gardens / Flowers / Plant, Great Outdoors, Glassy and Glossy Head in the Clouds, Heroes / Heroines / Archetypes / Gods / Goddesses, Humor / Fun / Silliness, Inspired by Great Artists, Interactive Art, Is Anybody Out There? Artworks About Outer Space, Landscapes, Real and Imagined, Light and Shadow, Lipstick and Rouge: The Emotions of Red, Local Inspiration, Loneliness / Loss / Solitude, Macabre, Masks for Full Moons, Medicine / Anatomy, Memory, Messy & Sloppy, Metals / Metallic / Shiny / Lustrous / Golds ,Silver, Minimalism, Monochromatic, Monsters, Mythological Creatures, National Identity, Nature & Environment, Opposites Attract, Ordinary to Extraordinary, Out of Place, Outdoor Art, Paradise, Paradox, Paw Prints: Artworks of Animals, Perspectives, Principles of Design: Pattern, Contrast, Emphasis, Harmony, Scale/Proportion, Balance, Rhythm/Movement, Recycling Reflections & Shadows, Renaissance / Rebirth / New Beginnings, Romance / Love, Seasons / Fall / Spring / Winter / Summer,, Seeing Things in a New Light, Self-portraiture, Seven Deadly Sins, Shadows, Shattered Images, Slice of Life, Small Art / Tiny Art / Miniatures Souvenirs from the Sun: Vacation Artwork, Spirituality,Stages of Life: Growing Up, Boyhood, Manhood, Girlhood, Womanhood, The Crone, The Maiden, The Mother, Children, Fathers, Mothers, Grandparents, Death, Steampunk, Stories, Symbolism, The Great Outdoors: Landscape Art, The Heat is On: Summer Artworks, The Way We Were: Art About Nostalgia, Through a Window, Time and Space, Transformation, Unique Mediums, Weird & Wacky, Winter, Zen
National Press Photographers Association , The Fountainhead, Hatch Street Studios, Cambridge Artist Cooperative, Media Publications Conde Nast Publications, Time Inc, Forbes Media, MSN.com. News Corporation, IPC Media, Newspaper, Magazine, & Television Publications including : Wall Street Journal, New York Times, Washington Post , New York Daily News, Daily Mail U.K., The Sun U.K., The Guardian U.K.,International Business Times, Town & Country, Elle , People, AdWeek , Quest, Wallpaper, Glamour, NY Magazine, Miami Herald, Los Angeles Times, San Francisco Chronicle, Chicago Tribune, Sun Sentinel, Daily, Sun S.A. The Standard H.K. CNN, ABC, FOX, CBS, BBC, MSN, Discovery, History, Lifetime, etc. Commercial and Editorial Clients American Express, ArtSy, Areva, Microsoft, HBO, Bayer, TYCO, Pfizer, Darden, Ford Motors, Comcast, Affinion, Pilot, AT&T, Toyota, Aramark, NCR, PepsiCo, Greenpeace, Rebuilding America, McDonalds, Webb Mason, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Met Life, University of Florida, Vanderbilt University, Northwestern University, Mass General Hospital, FedEx, Mercedes Benz, Leading Hotels of the World, Castrol, Lily, G.E. Oracle, Sun, New York Bankers, Procter & Gamble, Microsoft, Phillip Morris, Showtime, The Breakers Hotel, Royal Caribbean International, The Kennedy Center, Office Depot, Young Presidents, Putnam Investments, Sub Zero, etc.
Arts Exhibitions & Gallery Representation and Studio ’s 2012 to Present 2012: , Eyes and Hearts of Haiti Exhibition , Aperture Studios Miami. / Red Dot Miami / Pool Art Fair , Miami Beach Vernissage / Fountainhead Studios Miami 2013 : Viva Florida 500 Juried Show , Best of Theme, Elliott Museum , Stuart Florida / Fountainhead Studios Miami Western Trapping on The Lano, Juried Museum Exhibit, Austin Texas / Speak Now: Exhibit at The Charles Deering Estate /, Miami Florida / Featured Artist., Cultural Conversations Paris Infrared Exhibit and Magazine Cover story/ 2014: Arts Judge, The Martin Arts Festival, Stuart Florida, Appointed Board of Directors , Martin County Arts Council / Florida Cultural Council / 1st annual Cuban American Miami Photo Salon . Fountainhead Studios. 2015: 25th Annual All Florida Juried Arts Show /2015 Miami Photo Salon Second Edition, Spectrum Art Fair Miami, / Paris Infrared “ Vernissage , Pistache , Palm Beach. / UBS Sponsor Show , Stuart Fl. / est. Frog Hollow Studios , Hobe Sound, Fl. 2016: The UnFair. Miami / Three Elements Exhibition , Coconut Grove / True Colors Exhibition, Cape Cod , est. Crow’s Nest Studio, Cotuit Ma. 2017: Winter Exhibition Cape Cod / The National Cape Cod A.A. /. Crow’s Nest Cotuit Studio 2018: Cambridge Artists Gallery, Harvard Square / Red Dot Miami / Crow’s Nest Cotuit Ma. Studio 2019: Woods Hole Handworks Gallery / Cambridge Artists Coop Gallery, Harvard Square / Crow’s Nest Studio Cotuit Ma. 2020: Saatchi Gallery / Cambridge Artists Coop Gallery, Harvard Square , Crow’s Nest Studio Cotuit Ma. 2021: Cambridge Artists Coop Gallery, Harvard Square, / Saatchi Gallery, est. & founded Sheep Dog Studio / Art Sea Contemporary , New Bedford Ma. 2022: Lela International , L.A. / Cambridge Artists Coop Gallery, Harvard Square / Saatchi Gallery / Art Sea Contemporary , New Bedford / Japan 8.9 Peace Exhibition , Nagasaki Prefectural Art Museum. est. Sheep Dog Studio & Art Sea Projects, New Bedford.
Art Direction , Fine Art Commissions ,Creative Content , Design, Commercial Photography, Portraits and Photographic Illustration , Once in a Lifetime Events, Private One on One instruction,
Free to 10K Contact : (T) 305-323-1100 (E) BollingerArts@Gmail.com (Snail) 26 Charlotte Ave Cotuit Ma. 02635 (Showroom by Appointment ) Art Sea Projects… 88 Hatch Street , Studio 412 , New Bedford Ma.