Betty Tompkins

b. 1945 in Washington, D.C.
Lives and works in New York City and Mount Pleasant, Pennsylvania


2014     Art Basel Feature, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen (Brussels), Basel, Switzerland

2013      Paintings and Works on Paper 1972 - 2013, Gavlak, Palm Beach, Florida
              Home Alone 2, New York City (with Dadamanio)
              Woman Words, Dinter Fine Art Online, New York City

2012       Fuck Paintings, Galerie Rodolph Janssen, Brussels

2011       Sex Works, Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich, Switzerland

2009       New Work, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York City

2008       Fuck Paintings and Drawings 1973 - 2007, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, Washington

2007       Sex Works, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York City

2006       Fuck Paintings and Drawings, Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich, Switzerland

2005       New Paintings and Drawings, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York City

2002       Fuck Paintings 1969 - 1974, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York City


2014      A Chromatic Loss, Bortolami Gallery, New York City
             Selections from the Sara M. & Michelle Vance Waddell Collection, Art Academy of Cincinatti, Ohio

2013     Independents, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
             A Few of My Favorite Things, CB1 Gallery, Los Angeles, California
             Skin Trade, PPOW, New York City
             Page 179, Artforum, September 2013, Brennan & Griffin, New York City
             She, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York City
             the origin of the world/the force of the source/the cause of the vigor,
             Samson Projects, Boston, Massachusetts
             Sunsets and Pussy, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City
             DSM-V, The Future Moynihan Station, New York City
             Jew York, Untitled, New York City
             Sex Money and Power, Maison Particuliere, Brussels, Belgium

2012     In The Pink, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York City
             Dark Garnaal, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen; Villa - Knokke, Knokke - Heist, Belgium
             ff Temporary Autonomous Zone, Lisa Ruter Gallery, Vienna, Austria
             Screw You, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York City

2011     No government No cry, a project by Kendell Geers, CIAP Actuele Kunst, Hasselt, Belgium
             Invitation to the Voyage, Algus Greenspon, New York City
             Grisaille, Luxembourg and Dayan, New York City

2010      Lust and Vice: The Seven Deadly Sins From Dürer to Naumann,

              Kunstmuseum Bern and Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland

2010      Visible Vagina, Francis Naumann Gallery, New York City
              Consider the Oyster, James Graham and Sons, New York City

2009       elles@centrepompidou, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2009       Naked! Size Matters, Paul Kasmin Gallery,  New York City
               Revolver, COCO, Vienna, Austria
               The Line Is A Lonely Hunter - Drawings in New Jerseyy, New Jerseyy, Basel, Switzerland

2008       How To Cook A Wolf: Part 1, Dinter Fine Art, New York City

2007       La Plaissir au Dessin, Musee de Beaux Arts, Lyon, France

2007       Handsome Young Doctor, Cubitt Gallery, London, England
               Into Position, Baurnmarkt, Vienna, Austria

2006       Exquisite Corpse - Cadavre Exquis, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York City
               Uncertain States of America, Serpentine Gallery, London, England and traveling

2005       La Beauté de L'Enfer, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

2004       [Untitled/Nudes], Printed Matter, New York City

               Nouvelles Acquisitions, Ouevres Contemporaines, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2003       It Happened Tomorrow, Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France


2012      Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
              FUCK- BETTY TOMPKINS Works on Paper 1969 - 2010, The M Building, Miami
              Art Basel Miami Beach
              FIAC, Paris, France

2011      FIAC Paris, France
              Art Basel Miami Beach

2006      PhotoNY, Vara Global Fine Arts, New York City

2005      Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium

             Weir Farm National Historic Site / National Park Service, Wilton, Connecticut
             CowParade, New York City - piece now in permanent collection of the

             Museum of the City of New York
             Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York

             Centre Pompidou, Paris, France