Thomas Mintz

Full Time Faculty

Art

Contact:

Phone: (718) 368-5718
Email: Thomas.Mintz@kbcc.cuny.edu
Office Location: S-263, Arts and Sciences Center

Thomas Mintz

Biography

b. 1976 NYC
Lives and works in New York, NY


Education

Master of Fine Arts, CUNY Queens College, NY, 2005
Bachelor of Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 1999


Solo Shows and Residencies

“Time After Time” Sep 30 - Nov 18, 2021, Guild Gallery II, NYC
“Algorithmic Allegories” Nov 7 - Dec 8, 2019, Buckham Gallery, Flint, MI
“Corrective Distortions” Aug 15 - Sep 15, 2019, PUCCS Gallery, Budapest, Hungary 
“Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes” Apr 27 - Jun 11, 2019,  Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC
Artist in Residence, Apr 2015. One Columbia, Indy Grits Festival, Columbia, SC
“Mind the Gaps, Mine the Gaps” Feb - Apr 2013.  Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC
 Artist in Residence,Jan - Feb 2011. Express|Local, Queens College Art Center, NY
“Cheap Shots” Dec 2009 - Jan 2010. TNC Gallery, NYC
“Rainy Times Squared”  Sept - Oct 2005. Hillel Gallery, University of Ohio, Athens, Ohio
“3rd Try” Feb - Mar 2005, Klapper Hall Gallery,  Queens College, NY
“Digital Cacophony” Nov 1998,  A*Space Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, NY
“Introducing: Digital Photo Collage” Mar 1998, A*Space Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College, NY


Press and Publications

Emerson Review, Issue 49, March 2020
DeliciousLine.org, June 2019, Review by Saul Ostrow, 
New York Minute with Rahsaan Gandy, May 2019
Artcritical.com, June 20, 2019,  “Life in Motion: permeability, transparency and disembodied form in Tommy Mintz and Kaveri Raina” review by William Corwin
Columbia College Literary Review, Spring 2019
B&H Photography Podcast, Jan 10 2019, The Digital Photo Collage
Adafruit.com, Jul 25 2016, If You Can Think It, Make It – Event Photographer Dabbles with Maker Photography Skills @hopeconf
Adafruit.com, Apr 9 2016, Automated Digital Photo Collage #celebratephotography 
artcorejournal.net, Oct 26, 2015, Intellectual Conversation at Steiner's House
hackaday.com,  Sept 26 2015, WORLD MAKER FAIRE 2015: AUTOMATIC PHOTO COLLAGE by Adam Fabio
Staten Island Advance, Jun 15 2015,  7 Wacky, Inspiring Artists to see at LUMEN 2015  by Lauren Steussy 
I-programmer.info, Aug 2 2014, Raspberry Pi Photo Competition Results Are Stunning by Harry Fairhead
Business Insider, India, Aug 1 2014,  These 10 Photos Were Taken with a Tiny $35 Computer by Maya Kosoff
Gizmodo,  Aug 1 2014, You Won't Believe These Pictures Were All Captured Using a Raspberry Pi  by Jamie Condliffe
The Brooklyn Rail, Mar 2013, TOMMY MINTZ Mind the Gap/Mine the Gaps by William Corwin
It's The Political Economy, Stupid Edited by Gregory Sholette & Oliver Ressler, University of Chicago, Pluto Press, 2013
Flash Art Italy, Apr 25 2012, Italian in New York by Amalia Piccinini
Art:21 Blog,  Apr 16 2012, 5 Questions for Contemporary Practice | (It's the Political Economy, Stupid) by Thom Donovan
Queens Chronicle Feb 7 2011, Influence hard to grasp at Queens College by Paula Neudorf
Queens Tribune, Feb 3 2011,  QC Exhibit Asks: Does Home Matter?
NY Daily News, Feb 2 2011, Gonna Check Out Artists at College Library by Lisa L. Colangelo
The Greatest Interview Show of All Time, Art on Air Radio, Jun 30 2009, Interview with Will Corwin
Missa's Blog, Apr 30 2009, Artist Tommy Mintz Brings "Disposable" Beauty to Vacant Restaurant by Missa Victoria
Saatchi Online TV & Magazine, Apr 4 2009, Christian Weikop On The Young And The Restless At Gordon Parks Gallery, New York  by Christian Weikop
NY Times City Room Blog, Mar 24 2008, Finding a Toilet as Performance Art  by Sewell Chan
gothamist.com, Mar 24 2008, Smallest Map of NYC Public Toilets by Jen Carlson
boingboing.net, Mar 24 2008,  Wallet size NYC Public Toilet Map $2.50 by Mark Frauenfelder
Queens Chronicle/Qboro, Mar 29 2007, Caught In The Art by Jennifer Manley
Queens Courier, Mar 22 2007, What's the Buzz by Jessica Lyons
Profile, by Stephen Vider, 6@30 exhibition catalogue, Mar 2007 
Photo Metro, Fall 1999, Mastering the Medium, by Andrew Hathaway


Presentations

The Automated Digital Photo Collage: A Method of Algorithmically Crafting Images, Artist Talk at Maker Faire Rochester, Nov 23, 2019
The Automated Digital Photo Collage: A Method of Algorithmically Crafting Images, Artist Talk at Buckham Gallery, Nov 7, 2019
The Automated Digital Photo Collage: A Method of Algorithmically Crafting Images, Artist Talk at Philadelphia Mini Maker Faire, Oct 6, 2019
The Automated Digital Photo Collage: A Method of Algorithmically Crafting Images, Artist Talk at Krasdale Executive Office gallery, Oct 2, 2019
The Automated Digital Photo Collage: A Method of Algorithmically Crafting Images, Artist Talk at Hudson Guild Gallery, May 18, 2019
The Automated Digital Photo Collage: A Method of Algorithmically Crafting Images, CUNY Kingsborough Faculty Forum, May 13, 2019
The Evolution of an Digital Art Project beginning with Raspberry Pi and Python,  Philidelphia Mini Maker Faire, Jun 24, 2018
STEAM Projects Using the Raspberry Pi, STEM Engineering Night, New York Hall of Science, Queens, NYC, Feb 9, 2018
STEAM Projects Using the Raspberry Pi, 16th Annual CUNY IT Conference, John Jay College, NYC, Nov 30, 2017
Visiting Artist presentation, Critical Practices Inc. The Culture Club, June 20, 2017, Brooklyn , NY
Visiting Artist presentation, Jonathan Goodman’s Junior/Senior Seminar, Fall 2014, Pratt Institute
Visiting Artist presentation, Maureen Connor’s Comparative Analysis Seminar, Spring 2008, CUNY Queens College
Visiting Artist presentation, Danielle Abram’s Senior Seminar, Fall  2007, CUNY Queens CollegeAwards


Awards

2019-2020 PSC-CUNY Research Award, “Further Exploration of Novel Printing Methods to Present Digital Art” 
2018-2019 PSC-CUNY Research Award, “Exploration of Novel Printing Methods to Present Digital Art”


Group Shows

Upcoming
A Digital Aesthetic @ Sandbox Studios, Melbourne, postponed to March 2022

2021
Critical Abstraction @ Main Visual Art Gallery, University of Wyoming, Sept 13 -Oct 27, 2021
Downtown Train @ PS122, NYC, Sept 11 - Oct 3, 2021
MOWNA Biennial, Curated by Cari Ann Shim Sham and Joey Zaza April 30 - Sept 22
NFTNow, Curated by Anne Spalter, May 5 - Aug 31
Shrine to Butter, Incubator Studio Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Feb 6 - Mar 25

2020
23rd Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild Gallery, Online
Postcards from the Pandemic, Beard and Weil Gallery, Wheaton College, MA, Online 

2019
Reflections, 2019,  Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY, Sept 26 - Oct 19
Transit,  Jun 18 - Aug 13 Krasdale Galleries at Krasdale Foods’ Hunts Point Distribution Center, Bronx, NY, Aug 22 – Nov 13, Krasdale Executive Offices, White Plains, New York.
22nd Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild Gallery, June 13 - July 15
Race and Revolution: Reimagining Monuments, Old Stone House, Brooklyn, NY, May 8 - June 7
BSAG Spring Exhibition, APNA, Brooklyn, NY, May 15

2018
Reflections, 2018,  Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY
DUSKLIT 2018, Seligmann Center, Sugar Loaf, NY, Aug 11
PSSS Multi-Media Art Show, NY, NY, June 3-4

2017
Dystopia, Patchogue Arts Council, Patchogue, NY, Oct 21 - Jan 21, 2018
World Maker Faire NYC, NY Hall of Science, Sept 23-24
Me, My Selfie and I, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC, Oct 5 -14
Faculty Show 2017, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY Sept 7 - Sept 27
LUMEN8, ArtSpace at Staten Island Arts, Jun 15 - Sept 10
20th Annual Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC, Aug 23 - Sept 27
Speilplatz, Geary Gallery project space, NYC, Mar 24 - Apr 22

2016
Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC; Sept 24 - Nov 4
Faculty Show 2016, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY Sept 15 - Oct 22
Making Progress, Project: ARTspace, NYC, Aug 30 - Oct 7
The Eleventh HOPE (Hackers On Planet Earth), NYC, Jul 22-24
Addis Video Art Festival, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, Jan 16 - 20

2015
World Maker Faire, NY Hall of Science, Queens, NY, Sept 23 - 24
Faculty Show 2015, Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY Sept 15 - Oct 20
Lumen Festival, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, June 20
ACT: Activism in Contemporary Artist Collectives, Corporations and Cooperatives, The Gallery at Theater for the New City, NY; Mar 28 - May 16
Art Faculty, Godwin-Ternbach Museum, Queens College, NY; Feb 13 - Mar 29
It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia; Feb 13 - May 10

2014
It's the Political Economy, Stupid, NeMe Arts Center, Enoseos, Cyprus; Nov 10 - Dec 16
Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC; Sept 24 - Nov 8

2013
It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Gallery 400, Chicago; Nov 1 - Dec 14
It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Centar Za Kulturnu Dekontaminaciju, Belgrade, Serbia; Sept 30 - Oct 6
World Maker Faire 2013, Flushing Meadows, NY; Sept 20 - 21
It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Pori Art Museum, Pori, Finland; Jan 2 - May 26
Trifecta | Jubilee: Curator's Choice, Queens College Art Center: The First 25 Years in Rosenthal; Feb 7 - Mar 22

2012
It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Contemporary Art Center of Thessaloniki; Jun 27 - Oct 14
Rapunzel (in perpetuum | forever II), Queens College Art Center, NY; Feb 9 - Apr 25 
It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Austrian Cultural Forum, NY; Jan 24 - Apr 22

2011
Utopia (in perpetuum | forever), Queens College Art Center, NY; Oct 20 - Jan 13, 2012
It's the Political Economy, Stupid, Open Space, Vienna; Mar 16 - Apr 25 
Express|Local, Queens College Art Center, NY; May 5 - Jun 30
The Institute for Wishful Thinking, Momenta, Brooklyn, NY; Apr 1 - May 1
The Civility Show, Amelie A. Wallace Gallery, SUNY Old Westbury; Mar 28 - Apr 21

2010
Inanimate Pictures, Guild Gallery II, NYC; Dec 16 - Feb 3, 2011
The Young and the Restless III, Iona Arts Center, New Rochelle, NY; Oct 17 - Dec 2
Community Art Jam, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC; Sept 24 - Nov 4
Emerged, BID Gallery 597, New Rochelle, NY; Jun 24 - Jul 17
Connective Tissue, Bronfman Center at NYU, NYC; Apr 27 - May 21
Pinup Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA; Mar 4 - 7
Winter Show, WorkspaceHarlem, NYC; Feb 20 - Mar 2
Suspension of Disbelief, Hudson Guild Gallery, NYC; Feb 19 - Apr 7
Emerged, TNC Gallery, NYC; Feb 3 - May 5

2009
Visions in New York City: short films and videos, curated by Maurizio Pellegrin, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY; Nov 2 - 13 and screened at Art Basel Miami, Verge Fair; Dec 5
Pre-Holiday Art Sale, Bronx Blue Bedroom Project, Bronx, NY; Nov 7 - 30
Cornerstone, WorkspaceHarlem, New York, NY; Oct 10 - Nov 7
The Young and the Restless II, Michael Steinberg Gallery, NYC; Jul 14 - 28
The Young and the Restless, The Gordon Parks Gallery, Bronx, NY; Feb 15 - May 3
Fear, work*detroit, University of Michigan, Detroit; Jan 10 - Feb 13

2008
Harvestworks Video Festival, Harvestworks Digital Media Center, NYC; Sept 25
Windows, Gallery The, Brooklyn, NY; Sept 18 - Dec 12
P.O.P., Pickled Art Center, Beijing, China; May 2 - 25
Uncle Bob's Variety Show, Jewish Museum, New York, NY; Mar 23

2007
Dedicated to Art, Gallery Bergen, Paramus, NJ; Nov 1 - Dec 15
Flat Files Show, Maxwell Fine Arts, Peekskill, NY; Apr 14 - Dec 27
6@30, Flushing Town Hall, Queens, NY; Mar 8 - Apr 18

2006
Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams, Drift, Bronx River Arts Center, New York; Nov 4-Dec 9
Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams, ABC No Rio, New York; Mar 17

2005
Pingyao International Photo Festival, Pingyao, China; Sept 16 - 22
New Genre Art, Trisollini Gallery, University of Ohio; Sept 13 - Oct 1
Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams, Kennedy Museum, Athens, Ohio; Sept 16
Dancing on a Cloud with Danielle Abrams, Queens Museum, New York; Jun 4
Small Things, Klapper Hall Gallery, Queens College; Jan 17 - 28
Earlier shows
Exhibit 02: Identity Paradox, Austin Museum of Digital Art; Oct 3 - 19, 2002
Winter Goodwill Games Exhibition, Lake Placid Museum; Jan 15 - Mar 16, 2000
Mono, Malca Gallery, NYC; Mar 2000
Radiance, A*Space Gallery, Sarah Lawrence College; Nov 2 - 9 1998


Education

Master of Fine Arts, CUNY Queens College, NY, 2005
Bachelor of Arts, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY, 1999
Hunter College High School, New York, NY, 1994


Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor, CUNY Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY Fall 2017 - present

Substitute Assistant Professor, CUNY Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY, Fall 2015 -2017
Adjunct Assistant Professor, CUNY Kingsborough Community College, Brooklyn, NY 2007 - 2014
Adjunct Assistant Professor, CUNY Queens College, NY 2007-2014
Adjunct Lecturer, Bergen County Community College, Paramus, NJ 2007 - 2014