Chronologie

1899
Born, Syracuse, NY
1913
Scholarship, Sculpture Studio of Hugo Gari Wagner
1917 – 1921
Studied painting at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
1921
Magazine illustration commissions from Conde Nast, New York, NY (including Vogue and Town & Country)
1921
Hiram Gee Fellowship to study at Académie Colarossi and Académie de la Grande Chaumière, Paris, France
1922
Louis Tiffany Foundation Scholarship
1923 – 1924
Traveled to England and France
1925
First summer in Woodstock, NY
1926
Traveled to England, Italy, Switzerland, France
1927
Returned to the US
1924 – 1929
Returned to New York and worked as an Illustrator
1932 – 1933
Taught at The Buckley School, New York, NY
1933 – 1934
Taught at The Dalton School, New York, NY
1936 – 1937
Visited Museum of Modern Art's exhibition "Fantastic Art, Dada, and Surrealism"
1932 – 1941
Taught at Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, NY
1945
Met and was influenced by Adolph Gottlieb, Robert Motherwell, Phillip Guston, and Jackson Pollock
1950
Participated in a three-day symposium at Studio 35 with William Baziotes, James Brooks, Willem de Kooning, Herbert Ferber, Theodoros Stamos, David Smith, and Hans Hoffman
1953
Died, New York, NY

Expositions

2006
"MoMA in Berlin," Neue Nationalgalerie, Kulturforum, Berlin, Germany
1994
"Raoul Hague, Arshile Gorky, Bradley Walker Tomlin, Philip Guston: An Exhibition in Memory of Raoul Hague," Lennon Weinberg, New York, NY(solo)
1989
Retrospective, Baruch College Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1969
"New American Painting and Sculpture," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1959
"Documenta II," Kassel, Germany
1957 – 1958
"Bradley Walker Tomlin," the Art Galleries of the University of California, Los Angeles, and the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY (solo)
1956
"Large Scale Paintings II," Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
1955
Phillips Memorial Gallery, Washington D.C. (solo)
1955
Musée d’Art Moderne Paris, France
1954 – 1955
"The New Decade," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1953
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1953
"Second Annual Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture Stable Gallery," Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
1953
“São Paulo Bienal”, São Paulo, Brazil
1952
"Fifteen Americans," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1952
Pittsburgh International Exhibition, Pittsburgh, PA
1951
"Ninth Street" Show, 60 East 9th Street, New York, NY
1951
"Abstract Painting and Sculpture in American," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
1951
University of Illinois at Urbana-Campaign
1951
“São Paulo Bienal”, São Paulo, Brazil
1950
Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1949
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
1944
Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1931
Frank K. M. Rehn Galleries, New York, NY (solo)
1927
Montross Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1926
Montross Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1925
Anderson Galleries, New York, NY (solo - watercolors)
1925
Whitney Studio Club, New York, NY
1922
Skaneateles, NY (solo - watercolors)
1922
Cazenovia, NY (solo - watercolors)

Publications

1957
Baur, John I. H., "Bradley Walker Tomlin," Whitney Museum of American Art / The Macmillan Company 1957, New York (with notes on the artist by Philip Guston, Robert Motherwell, Duncan Phillips, and Frederick S. Wight)