tom martinelli
born: Queens, NY
lives and works in Santa Fe, New Mexico
1986  MFA Hunter College, NYC
1981  BFA School of Visual Arts, NYC

solo exhibitions
2014   Stripe Paintings, David Richard Gallery, Santa Fe NM
2013   Out of Register, David Richard Gallery
1998   Derek Eller Gallery, NYC

1994   Bill Maynes Contemporary Arts, NYC

1992   Julian Pretto Gallery, NYC

1991   Julian Pretto Gallery

1991   White Columns, NYC

selected group exhibitions
- The Color and The Shape, Dord Fitz Gallery, West Texas A&M University

- Accidental Photography, Axle Contemporary, Santa Fe NM

Re-Op: ‘The Responsive Eye’ Fifty Years After, David Richard Gallery Santa Fe NM

- "Julian Pretto Gallery" Minus Space Brooklyn NY
- Seeing Red David Richard Gallery Santa Fe NM
- New Mexico Showcase 516 Arts Albuquerque NM
- Particles and Orbs PHiL SPACE Santa Fe NM


- Face it: Photographic Portraiture PHiL SPACE Santa Fe NM

- The Shape of Jazz Clifford Chance NYC
- Good Vibrations MacKenzie Fine Art NYC

- Grey Paula Cooper Gallery NYC
- Need to Know Basis Geoffrey Young Gallery Great Barrington, MA 
- Hunter College Faculty Exhibition, Leubsdorfer Gallery NYC

- Post-Hypnotic
Mass Art Massachusetts College of Art, Boston MA
University Galleries University Of Illinois at Normal

The MAC Dallas TX

The Chicago Cultural Center Chicago IL

The Tweed Museum University of Minnesota University Galleries

The Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati OH
The Atlanta College of Art Gallery Atlanta GA
SECCA Winston-Salem NC
Philharmonic Center for the Arts Naples FL

- Minimalennialism Jim Kempner Gallery NYC

- Open Studio 01 Elizabeth Foundation Studio Center NYC

- Pattern James Graham and Sons NYC

Drawings James Graham and Sons

- Pierogi 2000 Kunstlerhaus Vienna, Austria
Pierogi Goes to College Bard College Rhinebeck NY
- Works by Brooklyn Artists Second Street Gallery Charlottesville VA

- Current Undercurrent 
Brooklyn Museum of Art, curated by Charlotta Kotik
- New York Drawers Gasworks London, England.
- New York Drawers Corner House Manchester, England 
- All The Things You Are Geoffrey Young Gallery

 Great Barrington MA
- Abstraction INDEX Condeso/Lawler Gallery NYC
Art on Paper Weatherspoon Gallery University of North Carolina at Greensboro

The Gramercy International Contemporary Art Fair
 Los Angeles CA/Miami FL, Gina Fiore Fine Arts NYC

- Field Days, Cerulean Embankments Geoffrey Young Gallery 

Great Barrington MA
- Fourteen Days: A Salon Room NYC

- The Art Exchange Show Pierogi Brooklyn NY 

- Other Rooms Ronald Feldman Gallery NYC
- Virtuosity-Modernism Art Fair Park Avenue Armory NYC

Works on Paper San Cono Brooklyn - curated by Chris Martin

- Serial Angles Gallery Santa Monica LA
- Point, Circle, Sphere Thomas Solomon's Garage LA CA
- Painting Arena Gallery Brooklyn NY

- Pittsburg Collects The Carnegie Museum of Art Pittsburg PA
- Presentational Painting The Times Square Art Gallery NYC

- Contemporary Drawings Part I Arena Gallery NYC

- Abstract Painting: Process and Material Ben Shahn Center for the Visual Arts William Paterson College, Wayne NJ - curated by Julian Pretto
- The Painting Project (Part I) Four Walls Brooklyn NY, 
curated by Amy Sillman
- Update 1991 White Columns

- Out of Order Ann Plumb Gallery NYC

- Paint-Film Bess Cutler Gallery NYC - curated by Christian Haub

grants and fellowships
2002 - New York Foundation for the Arts in photography

1998 - Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar VA

1996 - Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award
1994 - Tyrone Guthrie Center, Co. Monaghan, Ireland

1994 - Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
1993 - Yaddo, Saratoga Springs NY

1992 - Virginia Center for the Creative Arts

1990 - Pollock/Krasner Foundation Award
1987 - Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz NY
private/public collections
Ross Bleckner
Barbara Heizer
Holt/Smithson Foundation
Werner Kramarsky
Estate of Sol Lewitt
A.G. Rosen
Weatherspoon Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington

art related & teaching activities
Current Archive and Digital Resources Manager, Holt/Smithson Foundation
Former Trustee and Board Member, Holt/Smithson Foundation
Asst. Adj. Professor, Hunter College, Dept. of Fine Art, C.U.N.Y.
Visiting Professor, Hunter College

Visiting Professor, The New School, Fine Arts Dept.
Visiting Lecturer in Yale College

Guest Fellow in Yale College