List of Exhibitions

Thomas C Waters

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Solo Exhibitions

  • Doll House, Yinzer House Gallery, Nue Kirche Art Center, Pittsburgh, PA, 2016
  • Believeth in him, Gallery 937, Associated Artists of Pgh, Pittsburgh, PA, 1996
  • Gnosis, Dadian Gallery, Washington DC, 1994
  • Selected Work, Autobiography and AIDS, Upstairs Theater Lobby, Pittsburgh, PA, 1994
  • The Condom Series and other work, Artswatch Gallery, Louisville, KY, 1993
  • Living and AIDS, William Pitt Gallery, University of Pittsburgh, PA, 1990
  • Extensions: New Works, Undercroft Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, 1990
  • People and the Quilt, Concept Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 1989
  • Selected Work, Pittsburgh National Bank lobby, Pittsburgh, PA 1989
  • People and the Quilt, Studio/Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, 1989
  • Images, New Levee Restaurant, Marietta, OH, 1988
  • Viewpoints, 1241 Restaurant, Pittsburgh, PA, 1987
  • March on Washington: One View, Studio/ Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA, 1987

Performance Art and Installations Works

  • The Blessing, Gallery 937, Pittsburgh, PA, 1996 (at the opening of Believeth in him)
  • Collision, Franklin Furnace/Knitting Factory, New York, NY, 1995
  • Identification, Upstairs Theater Lobby, Pittsburgh, PA, 1994 (during their production of Bent)
  • The Dark Side, Icebox Gallery, Minneapolis, MN, 1993
  • Unexpected Loss, Performance piece at the Studio/ Gallery, 1992 (Day without Art installation)

Group Exhibitions

2017

  • May You Live in Interesting Times, CDCP Gallery, Pittsburgh PA
  • Three Rivers Arts Festival, Juried Exhibition, Pittsburgh PA

2016

  • “Re:configuration”, Harlan Gallery, Seton Hill University, Greensburg, PA
  • “War on Women Art Show”, Pittsburgh PA

2015

  • “War on Women Art Show”, Pittsburgh PA
  • “Art of Blogging”, Most Wanted Fine Art, Pittsburgh PA

2013

  • AAP at Most Wanted Fine Art, Pittsburgh, PA

2001

  • “94th Annual”, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

1999

  • “Mixology”, Gallery 937, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

1996

  • “86th Annual”, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

1995

  • “Poly Sci and Social Sluts: Censorship and Art”, Cultural Forum, Univ. of Oregon
  • “85th Annual”, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
  • “Healthy Communities”, Stark Galleries, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

1994

  • “The Male Figure”, Doshi Gallery, Harrisburg, PA
  • 5th Annual Juried Photography Exhibition”, New Images Gallery, Harrisonburg, VA
  •  “Image as Issue”, Lawndale Art and Performance Center, Houston, TX

1993

  • “Memento Mori-Rememnbering in the Age of AIDS”, Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA
  • “AIDS and Society”, Artsquad Fine Art Gallery, Easton, PA
  •  “Touchstone Faculty Exhibition”, Carson Street Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  • “Remembering The Light”, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts, Pittsburgh, PA
  •  “Invitational Photography Exhibition”, LaFond Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  •  “Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Photography Exhibition”, Pittsburgh, PA
  • “The Abstract Nude”, Galleri 8, Portland, OR
  •  “937 Liberty before AAP”, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  •  “The Contemporary Nude”, Artsquad Fine Art Gallery, Easton, PA
  •  “The Second Story”, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Invitational, Pittsburgh, PA

1992

  • “September Exhibition”, Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, LA
  •  “Around and About”, Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art, Holidaysburg, PA
  • “Silver Eye Photography Invitational”, Johnstown Museum of Art, Johnstown, PA
  •  “The Impact of AIDS”, Acme Art Co., Columbus, OH
  •  “82nd Annual “, Associated Artists of Pgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pgh, PA
  • “Juried Members Exhibition”, Silver Eye Center of Photography, Pittsburgh, PA
  • “Three Rivers Juried Photography Exhibit” Pittsburgh, PA

1991

  • “Juried Members Exhibition”, Blatent Image Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  •  “Faculty Show”, Sweetwater Arts Center, Sewickley, PA
  • “81th Annual “, Associated Artists of Pgh, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pgh, PA
  •  “Man in the Second Millennium”, Brnu Opera House, Brnu, Yugoslavia
  •  “Photo Opportunity”, Blatent Image Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  • “Three Rivers Arts Festival Juried Exhibitions”, Pittsburgh, PA
  • “New Members Show”, Assoc. Artists of Pittsburgh, Pgh. Center for the Arts

1990

  • “Against the Tide” Bennett Street Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • “Progress: Process; Process: Progress” Studio/ Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
  • “Three Rivers Juried Photography Exhibit” Pittsburgh, PA

1989

  • “Favorite Photographs” Studio/ Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

1988

  • “Mon Valley Juried Fine Art Exhibit” Mon Valley Art Association, Monesson, PA

1987

  • “Words, Letters, and Numbers” Doshi Gallery, Harrisburg, PA
  • “Juried Exhibit“, State Museum of Pennsylvania Harrisburg, PA

Video

  • I Played with Dolls, 2016
  • Love Letters, 9 min. experimental autobiographical, PCTV 1994
  • Coming Out: Stories of Visibility, 60 min. Live, Call-in Talk show, PCTV 1993
  • Label of AIDS, PCTV, Pittsburgh, PA aired 1992 as a work in progress
  • Label of AIDS, Pittsburgh Filmmakers New Visions Series, Fulton Theater, Pgh, PA 1993
  • Label of AIDS, Three Rivers Arts Festival, 1991
  • Label of AIDS, Pittsburgh Lesbian/ Gay Film Festival 1991
  • People and the Quilt, 9:00 min., PCTV, Pittsburgh, PA aired 1989,1990
  • If You Need Assistance, Please Hang Up, 11:00 min, PCTV, aired 1991
  • Gay Nineties, Weekly TV show, PCTV, Pittsburgh, PA 1989-90

Grants and Fellowships

  • New Forms Grant, Painted Bride Arts Center, Philadelphia PA, 1993-4
  • Project Support Grant, Media Arts (Video), PA Council on the Arts, 1993
  • Interdisciplinary Arts Fellowship, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, 1992

Awards

  • Jurors Award, Associated Artists of Pittsburgh Annual, Pgh. PA 1991
  • Festival Award, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Juried Exhibition, 1991
  • Purchase Award, Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pgh. PA 1989
  • 1st Place, Applied Arts, Fairborn Arts Festival, Fairborn OH, 1987
  • 3rd Place, Ohio River Fine Art Exhibit, East Liverpool, OH 1986
  • 2nd Place, Ohio River Fine Art Exhibit, East Liverpool, OH 1985

Commissions/Special Projects

  • Juror: “Crosscurrents 1993″, Steifel Arts Center, Wheeling WV, 1993
  • Artist-In-Residence, Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1994
  • Exhibition Designer: ”Three Rivers Juried Photography Exhibit” Pgh, PA 1990- 94
  • Project Developer: ”Kidshow” Blatent Image – Silver Eye Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA 1990
  • Artist Participating in Outdoor Festivals: (partial list)
    • Three Rivers Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA,
    • Atlanta Arts Festival, Atlanta, GA,
    • Shadyside Arts Festival, Pittsburgh, PA,
    • Central PA Festival of the Arts, State College, PA

Teaching Experience

  • PA Council on the Arts, Artist in Schools Residency Program
  • The Society for Contemporary Crafts, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Touchstone Center for Crafts, Uniontown, PA.
  • Sweetwater Art Center, Sewickley, PA.
  • Community College of Allegheny Co.
  • Chatham College Art/Music Camp, Pgh, PA.
  • Jefferson County JVS