Born in Dallas, TX

1973 BFA Sculpture, Rhode Island School of Design
2012 Delicious Poison, Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX
2011 Tom Orr, Onagadori, Blue Star Contemporary Art, San Antonio, TX
2010 Ghost Stories, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Tom Orr, Recent Work, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX
2008 Maquettes, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
2006 Identity , Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
H2O and Other Elements, Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas, TX
Installation, Tulsa Artist Coalition, Tulsa, OK
Installation, Amarillo Museum, Amarillo, TX
Tom Orr - Recent Work, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Tom Orr, One Person Exhibition, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX
Tom Orr, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX
New Constructions, Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas,TX
Tom Orr, Recent Work, 500 Exposition Gallery, Dallas, TX

2013 Texas Biennial Invitational, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX
Boom Town, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
Flight Deck, University of Texas at Arlington, TX
2012 Showmen, Brand 10 Gallery, Ft. Worth, TX
2011 Modern Ruin, Down and Dirty, Ft. Worth, TX
  Silver, 25thAnniversary Exhibition, University of Texas, Arlington, TX
  Art in Container, Kobe Biennial, Kobe, Japan
  Texas Biennial, Austin, TX
  Collections, Cultures and Collaborations, University of North Texas, Denton, TX
  Imprints, Three Generations at 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX
2010 Transmissiosns, Ft. Worth Contemporary Arts, TCU, Ft. Worth, TX
  Modern Ruin, curated by Christina Rees and Thomas Feulmer, Modern Ruin, curated by Christina Rees and Thomas Feulmer,
  Sustenance, Site-specific installation at a vacant factory, Dallas,TX
2009 Performance/Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas,TX
  Cedarhurst Biennial Sculpture Exhibition, Mitchell Musem, Mount Vernon, Illinois
2008 More Than This, Invitational Cadd Art Lab, Dallas, TX
  Prints 2008, International Print Center New York , NY
  Group Hug, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Triple Vision: Ted Kincaid, Tom Orr, Susie Rosmarin, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Your Favorite Artist Was a Member: 30 Years at 500X, 500X, Dallas, TX
2007 Marty Walker Gallery @ Aqua Wynwood, Miami, FL
  Group Exhibition by Gallery Artists, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Elemental , Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
  Texas Biennial , Dougherty Arts Center, Austin, TX
2006 Inaugural Group Show, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX
2005 21st Exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture in Japan , Ube City Museum, Japan
  Space Invaders , Gene Binder Gallery, Marfa, TX and Univ. of TX at Dallas
  Parings , Dallas Center for Contemporary Art, Dallas, TX
  A Friend in Deed , Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas, TX
2004 100 Drawings, Haggerty Gallery, The University of Dallas, TX
2004 Mavens, Three Person Invitational, Haggerty Gallery,The University of Dallas, TX
Opposite Attraction, Untitled Gallery, Oklahoma City, OK
Invitational, 500 X Gallery, Dallas, TX
Essential Space, Belo Sculpture Series, The McKinney Ave. Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Drawn II, Barry Whistler Gallery , Dallas, Tx
New American Talent, The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX
Modalities of the Visible: A Survey of Contemporary Art in North Texas, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX
Percent for Art Dallas II, The Bath House Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
Hung, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, Tx
Biennial Exhibition, McKinney Ave Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Braille, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX
Living and Working in Texas, Park Central, Dallas,TX
Art-Man-Nature, Anniversary Invitational, Connemara Conservatory, Allen, TX
Percent for Art, City of Dallas, Bathhouse Cultural Center, Dallas, TX
1998 20 x 500, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

9th International Osaka Triennial, Osaka Foundation of Culture, Osaka, Japan.
Installation: Within the Floating World, Tom Orr and Frances Bagley, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI.
To Float: Tom Orr and Frances Bagley, Irving Art Center, Irving,TX
Second Texas Annual, The Contemporary Art Center, Ft. Worth,TX
Floating Mountain, Center for Research in Contemporary Art, University of Texas at Arlington,TX
Sun and Star Japan Festival, Two Person Exhibition with Yonekichi
Tanaka at One Ferris Plaza and Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX.
Relatively Speaking: Two Person Invitational, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX
Two Person Invitational, Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio,TX.
Establishment Exposed, Dallas Visual Art Center, Dallas, TX.
Made in Texas, Parchman Stremmel Gallery, San Antonio, TX.
Group Invitational, Mitchell Museum, Mt. Vernon, Illinois
6th International Osaka Triennial, Osaka Foundation of Culture,
Osaka, Japan. (Bronze Prize)
2nd Fujisankei Biennale International Exhibition for Contemporary Sculpture,
(Prize for Excellence) Utsukushi- Ga- Hara Open-Air Museum, Nagano, Japan
Simple Things, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX.
Structure and Form, Two Person Invitational, City Art Center,
Oklahoma City.
Abilene 13th Annual Sculpture Exhibition, Abilene, TX.
Abstract Matters, Brookhaven College, Dallas, TX.
Group Exhibition, Hakone Open Air Show Museum, Hakone, Japan

500X at 15, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX.
Texas Biennial, State Fair Grounds, Dallas, TX.

1992 Forty Views, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX.
Contact 92, Trammel Crow Center, Dallas, TX.
Collectors Show, D- Art Visual Art Center, Dallas, TX.

New Constructions, D- Art Visual Art Center, Dallas, TX.
Burn Invitational, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX.
The Vessel, 501 2nd Ave, Dallas, TX.
Woodworks, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX.
31st Annual Invitational, Longview Museum, Longview, TX.
Three person Invitational, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX.
Two Person Exhibition, 3309 Studio, Dallas, Tx.
The Constructed Image, Southern Methodist Univ. Dallas, TX.
Installations, Connemara Sculpture Park, Allen, TX.
Self Portrait Invitational, Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX.

Autorama, Brookhaven College Invitational, Dallas,TX.
Art in Architecture, Plano Cultural Arts Center, Plano, TX.
500X Gallery, Dallas, TX. X 500 X Invitational
Two Person Invitational, East Texas State University Commerce, TX.
City Place, Dallas, TX. City Fair, Commission Installation
Plaza of the Americas, Dallas, TX. Excellence '88
Trammel Crow Bld. Dallas, TX., Zoomorphism, Animals in Art
500 X Gallery Dallas, TX. Invitational
Alternate Gallery Dallas, TX. Madonna Show
Madonna Touring Exhibit
University of Texas At Dallas, Richardson, TX. Invitational
Theater Gallery Dallas, TX. Three Person Invitational
500 Exposition Gallery Dallas, TX. Project Room Installation
Room Show, D.W. Coop., Dallas, TX
New Spaces, Gallery Premier Group Exhibition, 500 Exposition Gallery
First Saturday Art, Group Exhibition, 842 1st Avenue, Dallas, TX
Group Exhibition, Allen St. Gallery, Dallas, TX
First Saturday Art, Group Exhibition, 842 1st Avenue, Dallas, TX
1970 Painting and Sculpture Annual, The Modern Museum, Ft. Worth, TX

COLLECTIONS (public only)
Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, Dallas, TX
  American Airlines Collection, Dallas, TX
  UT Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX.
  Frito Lay Collection, Regional Headquarters, Dallas, TX
  Nations Bank Corporate Headquarters, Charlotte, N.C.
  Utsukushi-Ga-Hara Open-Air Museum, Nagano, Japan
  Osaka Foundation of Culture, Osaka, Japan
  Belo Corporation, Dallas, TX
  Billingsley Company Collection, Dallas, TX
  El Paso Museum of Art, El Paso, TX
  W Hotel, Dallas, TX
  One Arts Plaza, Dallas, TX
  Conoco/Phillips, Houston, TX
  Corgan Associates, Dallas, TX

2011 Pollack Krasner Foundation Individual Artist’s Grant
  Exhibition Prize, Kobe Biennale, Kobe, Japan
2008 Bernard Kuntz Sculpture Award, Cedarhurst Art Center/Mitchell Museum, Mount Vernon Ill.
Hanley Award, Best of Show, McKinney Ave Contemporary Biennial
Visiting Artist Fellowship, Brandywine Press, Philadelphia, Pa.
The Award for Excellence, Fujisankei Biennale, Nagano, Japan
Bronze Prize, 6th International Osaka Triennial, Osaka, Japan
The Assemblage Award for 3 Dimensional Art, Dallas, TX.

2011-2013 Love Field Airport, Entrance Installation, Dallas, TX
  Battan Railway project, El Paso, TX
  Firestation #27, Ft. Worth, TX
2006 Set and costume design of Dallas Opera's 50 th Anniversary production of Nabucco, Dallas, TX
2002 - 2005 International Terminal, DFW Airport, Dallas, TX
2001 Dallas Area Rapid Transit, Plano Station Design. Plano, Tx
2001 Water Theater, collaborative work with Frances Bagley, White Rock Lake Bathhouse, Dallas, TX.
1996 Sun and Star Japan Festival, Installations at One Ferris Plaza, Dallas, TX.
1993 Prairie Basin, public art work winning design for Plano Texas Municipal Center
1991 Collaborative public elevator design with Green Architects, Dallas, TX.
1989 Wave, Connemara Conservatory, Public Art Park, Allen, TX.

2011 Brinkley, Rob and Coulter, Nan, “He Sculpts She Sculpts”, Paper City, October 2011. Pp. 34-37.
  Bourdaniotis, George, “Kobe Biennale 2011”, Kansai Scene, Kobe Japan, September 12, 2011, p. 2.
2010 Anspon, Catherine D., TEXAS ARTISTS TODAY, Marquand Books, Inc., pp 184-187.
  Terranova, Charissa, “Tom Orr” Arts and Culture, November 2010
  Carter, Rebecca, “Ghost Stories”, Front Row, D-Magazine, October, 2010
  Starr, Erin, “Sustenance”, Art Lies, September 2010, p 8.
  Jagers, Chris, “Pics from Modern Ruin”, Glass Tire, February, 2010
  Zimblist, Noah, “Modern Ruin”, Front Row, D-Magazine, Feburary, 2010
2008 Carter, Steve, “The Radar Art”, Modern Luxury Dallas, June 2008
Mitchell, Charles, Dee, “Gallery Gourmet”, Dallas Morning News, March 11, 2008
2007 O'Brien, Titus. “Five artist, and Mother Nature, pull together nicely”, Fort Worth Star Telegram, Sunday January 14, 2007
2006 Hurt, Cindy. “Tom Orr: Identity,” Art Lies, Fall 2006, p. 93
Cantrell, Scott. “Stage Craft”, The Dallas Morning News, Thursday, November 9, 2006, p. 1G (photo).
Babcock, Mark. “New and Interesting in Dallas”, July 2006
Rush, Kate. “Marty Walker's Inner Artists”, Paper City, March 2006
Kutner, Janet, “A Gallery of Talent”, The Dallas Morning News, February 22, 2006. p. 1G.
Phelps, Paige. “Party of the Week: Marty Walker Gallery Opening,” Preston Hollow People, March 10, 2006, pg. 2A (photo).
2004 Heinkel-Wolfe, Peggy. “Mavens: Haggerty Gallery at the University of Dallas,” Art Lies, Spring 2004.
2002 Sime, Tom, “Gathering Places”, The Dallas Morning News, Wednesday, January 9, 2002, p12C.
Langford, Terri. “Committee chooses airport artists,” Dallas Morning News, Saturday May 18, 2002, p. 40A.
Lee, Jody. “George Smith, Tom Orr, Cameron Shoepp: McKinney Avenue Contemporary,”
Art Lies, Summer 2002, p. 82-83.
Kutner, Janet. “Texas sculptures flood the senses on a grand scale at the MAC,” Dallas Morning News, Wednesday, May 29, 2002, pg. 12C.
1999 Mccabe, Bret. ”Water Music,” The Met, September 1999
1998 Shuford, Tom. "Sculptors Come Up with Big Ideas for Commissioned Works at Gallery," The Dallas Morning News, Sunday, Nov 8, 1998, pp 8, 9R.
Daniel, Mike. "Hope Floats, Icebergs Soar in Uplifting Show," The Dallas Morning News, Oct 8, 1998, p 55.
Sime, Tom. "Wishing is an Art Form at Irving Exhibit," The Dallas Morning News, Friday, Oct 23, 1998, p 2C.
1997 Hicks, Don. "Frances Bagley and Tom Orr, Center for Research in Contemporary Art, Sculpture Magazine, October, pp 64-66.
Hicks, Don. "Frances Bagley and Tom Orr." Art Lies, Spring 1997, pp 48-49.
1996 Goddard, Dan. “Clean lines and coils,” San Antonio Express-News, Friday, November, 8, 1996, pg 1G.
Blankenstein, Amy. “Tom Orr: Boat,” Sculpture Magazine, March 1996, p. 13.
Kutner, Janet. “The illusionists' art,” Dallas Morning News, Monday, September, 30, 1996, p. 1C.
1995 Mitchell, Dee. “Three views of art outside New York,” Dallas Morning News, Saturday, April, 22, 1995, p. 1C.
Kutner, Janet. “Sculptor wins prize in competition,” Dallas Morning News, Monday, October, 9, 1995.
Kutner, Janet. “White Rock couple make a strong case for giving up their day jobs,” Dallas Morning News, Sunday, July 16, 1995, p. 1C.
1994 Kutner, Janet. “Dream Boat,” Dallas Morning News, Sunday, May 29, 1999
1993 Mitchell, Dee. “Exhibits build on simple ideas,” Dallas Morning News, Saturday, October 30, 1993, p. 1C.
Kutner, Janet. “Daringly different show,” Dallas Morning News, Friday, November, 26, 1993, p. 1C.
1990 Kutner, Janet. "A New Spark for the City's Modern Art." The Dallas Morning News, May 20, 1990, pp 6C-8C.
Solo Exhibitions

Selected Group Exhibitions

Public Art