Tim Bavington

Exhibitions

Blow - Up, Talley Dunn Gallery, 2018

Biography

1966 Born in London, England

Lives in Las Vegas, Nevada

Education

1999 M.F.A. University of Nevada, Las Vegas

1990 B.F.A. Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, California

Grants And Awards

GSA Art in Architecture Award for the Otai-Mesa Land Port-of-Entry, San Diego, California

GSA Art in Architecture Award for the Edith Green/Wendell Wyatt Federal Building, Portland, Oregon 2017 University of Nevada, Las Vegas, College of Fine Arts Alumni of the Year

2014 GSA Honor Award for Excellence In Design

2014 Inductee to the Nevada Arts and Entertainment Hall of Fame

2012 Las Vegas Mayor’s Urban Design Award for Public Art

Solo Exhibitions

2018 Blow-Up, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2017

Tone Poems, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, New York Sunshine Maker, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Works on Paper, Michelle Quinn Contemporary, Las Vegas, Nevada

2015

Stroll On, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, California

2014 New Paintings, Bentley Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona Poptimist, Azusa Pacific University, Azusa, California
2013 New Paintings, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York
2012

Heart Above Head, Mark Moore Gallery, Culvery City, California

2011 Changes, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego, California
2010

Decade, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Untitled, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2009 Up In Suze’s Room, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York
2008

Hello, Hello, LeeAhn Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
There We Were, Now Here We Are, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California

Group Exhibitions

2017 THIS IS NOW, Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, Texas
2015

Geometric Obsession: American School 1965-2015, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2014

Now-ism: Abstraction Today, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, Ohio
Reverb! Music as Inspiration and Content in Contemporary Art, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California

2013 Neo Chroma, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona
2011

Open, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City California
Softcore Hard Edge, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, California
Sea Change: The 10th Anniversary Exhibition, Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, California

2010

Borderland Abstraction, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, Nebraska
Interval: Gene Davis, Kenneth Noland & Tim Bavington, Scott White Contemporary Art, San Diego California
Tim Bavington & John Chamberlain, Seomi & Tuus, Seoul, South Korea

2011

Seeing Songs, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Small Is Beautiful, Seomi & Tuus, Seoul, South Korea


Bowie, Clark & Faria, Toronto, Canada

2010

Decade, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Untitled, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, Washington

2009 Up In Suze’s Room, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, New York
2008

Hello, Hello, LeeAhn Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
There We Were, Now Here We Are, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica, California

Museum Collections

Allbright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

Blake Byrne Collection, Los Angeles, California

William H. Brady III, Los Angeles, California

Creative Artists Agency, Beverly Hills, California

Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, California

Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado

General Mills Corporation, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Honolulu Art Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii

Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey

Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska

McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, Texas

MGM Mirage Corporation, Las Vegas, Nevada

Marnell Corrao Corporation, Las Vegas, Nevada

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

Neiman Marcus Corporation, Dallas, Texas

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Utah State University, Logan, Utah Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California

Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California

Perez Museum, Miami, Florida

Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon

Progressive Insurance Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio

Sammlung Mondstudio, Hamburg, Germany

Thomas & Mack Company, Las Vegas, Nevada

United Talent Agency, Beverly Hills, California

Vivendi Universal, Los Angeles, California

Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, California

Steve and Elaine Wynn Collection, Las Vegas, Nevada

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts, Las Vegas, Nevada

United States General Services Administration, Washington, DC

Press


2017 Reed, C. Moon, "Tim Bavington Takes a Meditative Route in His New MCQ Watercolor Show," Las Vegas Weekly, December 14.
Cling, Carol, "Artist discovers 'Sounds of Silence' in new watercolor show," Las Vegas Review- Journal, November 11.
Gavis, Karen, "Song Performed by Blind Lemon Jefferson and The Beatles Inspires Victory Park Scultpure," Dallas Observer, November 3.
2016

Przybys, John, "Man behind Smith Center sculpture turns pieces of music into art," Las Vegas Journal- Review, July 18.

2014 Peterson, Kristen, "Tim Bavington Becomes First Visual Artist in UNLV's Entertainer/ Artist Hall of Fame," Las Vegas Weekly, March 30.
2011 Chute, James, " Painter Squeezes Inspiration From Rock," The San Diego Union Tribune, April.

2010

 

 

Kilston, Lyra. “Exhibition Reviews”, Art In America, September.

Pagel, David. “Tim Bavington at Mark Moore Gallery”, Los Angeles Times, April 30.

Pincus, Robert L. “Stars and Stripes: three painters’ colorfield paintings”, The San Diego Union-Tribune, April 29.

2009

 

Johnson, Ken. “Tim Bavington: ‘Up in Suze’s Room’”, The New York Times, Friday, September 25.

Moriarity, Bridget. “My Brilliant Career: Tim Bavington”, Art + Auction (September): 32.

2008

Knight, Christopher. “His Stripes are a Wonderwall”, Los Angeles Times, Friday, March 21.

2007 Knight, Christopher. “Embracing and refining Las Vegas gaudy,” Los Angeles Times, Tuesday, November 20.
2005 Baker, Kenneth. “Tim Bavington at Heather Marx,” ARTnews, (May): 148
2004 Pagel, David. “Colorful stripes to music, like a rock ‘n’ roll EKG”, Los Angeles Times, April 9.
2002 Knight, Christopher. “Tim Bavington Sprays Exhuberant Visual Music”, Los Angeles Times, July 12.
2000

Smith, Roberta. “Tim Bavington and Yek”, New York Times, September 28.

Pagel, David. “Tim Bavington at Mark Moore Gallery”, Art Issues, September/ October.