STEVE TOBIN | sculpture


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SOLO EXHIBITIONS & INSTALLATIONS

  • 2018 Steelwaters, 5th Shanghai Jing’An International Sculpture Project (JISP), Shanghai

  • 2016 San José Museum of Art, San José, California

  • 2016 Steve Tobin: Cocoon Awakenings, Allentown Art Museum, PA

  • 2016 Steve Tobin: Southern Roots, Cheekwood Estate and Gardens, Nashville

  • 2016 Steelroots, 4th Shanghai Jing’An International Sculpture Project (JISP), Shanghai

  • 2015 Exposed: The Secret Life of Roots, United States Botanic Gardens, Washington, D.C.

  • 2014 Palm Springs Museum of Art, Palm Springs, CA

  • 2014 Out of this World: Works by Steve Tobin, James A. Michener Art Museum, Doylestown, PA

  • 2014 Steve Tobin: Roots, Museum of Art–Deland, Deland, FL

  • 2013 Roots on 7, Morrison Gallery, Kent, CT

  • 2012 Steve Tobin’s Natural History, Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples, FL

  • 2012 Aerial Roots, Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

  • 2012 Exposed Roots, Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, Vail, CO

  • 2011 Steve Tobin’s Natural History, Naples Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples FL

  • 2011 Touching Earth & Sky, Minneapolis Landscape Arboretum, University of Minnesota

  • 2010 Steelroots, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

  • 2010 Steelroots, The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL

  • 2010 Steelroots, Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

  • 2009 Steelroots, Calgary, Canada (permanent installation)

  • 2009 Steelroots, Chicago (permanent installation)

  • 2008 Steelroots, The Patricia & Philip Frost Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami

  • 2008 Weeds in the Garden, Fordhook Farm of the W. Atlee Burpee Co, Doylestown, PA

  • 2008 Steelroots, Kouros Gallery, New York

  • 2007 Steelroots, 40 Years of Art in the Park, New York Dept of Parks & Recreation, Prospect Park, Brooklyn

  • 2007 Cocoons, Philadelphia International Airport

  • 2007 Steelroots, Sculpturesite Gallery, San Francisco

  • 2006 Steve Tobin Paintings, OK Harris Gallery, New York

  • 2006 Exploded Earth, American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

  • 2006 Steelroots, Kouros Sculpture Center, Ridgefield, CT

  • 2005 Trinity Root, 9/11 Memorial, New York

  • 2005 Steve Tobin Paintings, The Banana Factory, Bethlehem, PA

  • 2005 Earth Bronzes and New Nature, Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay

  • 2004 Roots, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Missouri

  • 2004 Roots, Lincoln Park, Chicago, Illinois. Installation

  • 2003 Lantern House, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, ME

  • 2003 Earth Bronzes, College of the Atlantic, Bar Harbor, ME

  • 2003 Earth Bronzes, Florida International University, Miami

  • 2002 Naked Earth, George C. Page Museum at La Brea Tar Pits, Los Angeles

  • 2002 Lantern House, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY

  • 2001 Earth Bronzes, Lehigh University Art Galleries and Museum, Bethlehem, PA

  • 2001 Earth Bronze Trilogy, Part I, Buschlen Mowatt Gallery, Vancouver

  • 2001 Lantern House, Marco Polo Gallery, 49th Venice Biennale, Venice

  • 1999 Earth Bronzes, American Museum of Natural History, New York

  • 1999 Cocoons, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY

  • 1998 Earth Bronzes, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA

  • 1998 Termite Hills, Art et Industrie, New York

  • 1997 Broadway River, New York University, Broadway Windows, New York

  • 1996 Matzoh House, Gallery B.A.I., New York

  • 1995 Steve Tobin: Reconstructions, Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA

  • 1995 Steve Tobin: Reconstructions, Peyton Wright Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

  • 1995 Steve Tobin: Reconstructions, Bentley Gallery, Phoenix, AZ

  • 1994 Sanske Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland

  • 1994 SHabatat Galleries, Boca Raton, FL

  • 1993 Steve Tobin at Retretti, Retretti Art Centre, Punkaharju, Finland

  • 1992 Carpe Diem Gallery, Paris

  • 1992 Waterglass American Craft Museum (Museum of Arts and Design), New York

  • 1991 Lehigh University Art Museum, Bethlehem, PA

  • 1992 Habatat Galleries, Boca Raton, FL

  • 1990 Cocoons, Judy Youens Gallery, Houston, TX

  • 1990 Steve Tobin, Sanske Gallerie, Zürich, Switzerland

  • 1989 Cocoons, Holsten Galleries, Palm Beach, FL

  • 1988 Steve Tobin: The Glass Garden, Moore College of Art and Design, Levy Gallery for the Arts, Philadelphia

  • 1987 Dream Glass, Axis Gallery, Tokyo

  • 1987 Glass for Tea Ceremony, Tazawa Gallery, Kyoto

  • 1986 Wheaton Ware, LaVaggi Gallery, New York

  • 1986 Glasscapes, Glass Gallery, New York

  • 1985 David Bernstein Gallery, Boston

  • 1985 Manhattan Bowls, Snyderman Gallery, Philadelphia

  • 1982 Glass Sculpture, Gallery 10, New York

  • 1980 Glass Portraits, Hanson Gallery, New Orleans

  • 1980 Glasscapes, Spring Street Enamels Gallery, New York

  • 1979 Sculptured Glass, Bienville Gallery, New Orleans

GROUP EXHIBITIONS & INSTALLATIONS

  • 2014 Vanitas, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

  • 2012 Uncommon Ground III, C Fine Art, Bridge Gardens, Bridgehampton, NY

  • 2008 Retrospective of the Permanent Collection, Museum of Arts and Design, New York

  • 2007 Shattering Glass: New Perspectives, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

  • 2005 Earth Bronzes, Spring/Summer 2005 Exhibitions, Grounds for Sculpture, Trenton, NJ

  • 2005 El Bosque/The Forest, Museo Federico Silva Sculpture Park, San Luis Potos, Mexico

  • 2000 Roots, Vancouver International Sculpture Project, Vancouver

  • 2000 Exploded Clay with Glass Riverbed, Americans in Venice Exhibition, Museum of Arts and Design, New York

  • 1994 Alene Lapides Gallery, Sante Fe, NM

  • 1994 Waterworks, Palm Beach Community College Museum of Art, Lake Worth, FL

  • 1994 Robert Morris Gallery, New York

  • 1993 From Our Vault, Wustum Museum, Racine, WI

  • 1991 Friends of Birdyland, Carpe Diem Gallery, Paris

  • 1991 Le verre, Espace Duchamp-Villon, Rouen, France

  • 1990 Glass Doesn’t Grow in the Forest, St. Augustine Chapel, Belgium

  • 1989 Glass America, Heller Gallery, New York (also 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993)

  • 1986 Southern Studio Glass, Traveled to Kingsport, TN; Ashville, NC; Philadelphia, PA; and Tokyo, Japan

  • 1984 Pilchuck Glass, Travor Sutton Gallery, Seattle

  • 1983 Southern Glass, Roanoke Museum of Fine Arts, Roanoke, VA

  • 1981 National Art Glass, Del Mano Gallery, Los Angeles

  • 1980 Liquid Color, Elizabeth Fortner Gallery, San Francisco

SELECTED PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

  • National September Memorial & Museum at the World Trade Center

  • Museum of Glass, Tacoma, WA

  • American Center, Helsinki, Finland

  • Museum of Art and Design, New York

  • American Glass Museum, Millville, NJ

  • Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, FL

  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME

  • Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO

  • Frost Art Museum, FIU, FL

  • Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

  • Coca-Cola Corporation, Atlanta

  • Finair, Helskinki

  • Gratz College, Philadelphia

  • King Faisal’s Palace, Saudi Arabia

  • Lowe Art Museum, Miami

  • Musee des Arts Décoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland

  • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia

  • Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA

  • Retretti Museum; Punkaharju, Finland

  • State Museum, Harrisburg, PA

  • Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

  • Stephane Janssen Collection, Santa Fe, NM

  • The White House, Washington, D.C.

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MUSEUM & PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

  • America Center, Helsinki, Finland

  • American Museum of Ceramic Art, Pomona, CA

  • American Museum of Glass, Millville, NJ

  • Boca Raton Museum of Art, Mizner Park, Boca Raton, FL

  • Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

  • City of Calgary, Canada

  • Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, Boothbay, ME

  • Coca-Cola Corporation Collection, Atlanta

  • CSC Global, Wilmington, DE

  • Florida International University, Miami

  • Fordhook Farms, Doylestown, PA

  • Frost Art Museum, Miami

  • Golisano Children’s Museum of Naples, Naples, FL

  • Gratz College, Elkins Park, PA

  • Grounds for Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ

  • James A. Michener Museum of Art, Doylestown, PA

  • J’ing’An Sculpture Project (JISP), Shanghai

  • Karl Stirner Arts Trail, Easton, PA

  • King Faisal’s Palace, Saudi Arabia

  • Lehigh University Museum of Art, Lehigh, PA

  • Lowe Art Museum, Miami

  • Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA

  • Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Lausanne, Switzerland

  • Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ

  • Museum of Art and Design (MAD), New York

  • National September 11 th Memorial and Museum, New York

  • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans

  • Palmer Museum of Art at Penn State University, Philadelphia

  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

  • Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA

  • Retretti Art Centre, Punkaharju, Finland

  • The Sculpture Foundation Collection

  • Stephane Janssen Collection, Phoenix, Arizona; Santa Fe, NM

  • Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, OH

  • The White House Permanent Art Collection, Washington, D.C.

EDUCATION

  • Tulane University, B.S. Mathematics, 1979