Betty Tompkins


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

2017     V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
             Virgin, PPOW, New York, NY

             Small, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY
             Sex Works / WOMEN Words, Phrases, and Stories, GAVLAK, Palm Beach, FL


2016     Sex Works / WOMEN Words, Phrases, and Stories, GAVLAK, Los Angeles, CA

            Viewing Room, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

             WOMEN Words, Phrases, and Stories: 1000 Paintings by Betty Tompkins, FLAG Art

             Foundation, New York, NY


2015    REAL ERSATZ, Foundation University Gallery, New York, NY

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

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

2012    Fuck Paintings, Galerie Rodolph Janssen, Brussels

2011    Sex Works, Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich, Switzerland

2009    New Work, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY

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

2007    Sex Works, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY

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

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

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

Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria (fourthcoming)
             Für Barbara, curated by Leo Koenig, Hall Art Foundation, Dernberg, Germany
             Flaming June VII: Flaming Creatures, GAVLAK, Los Angeles, CA

2016    Something Possible Everywhere: Pier 34, NYC 1983-84, 205 Hudson Gallery, New
York, NY
The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men, Cheim & Read, New York, NY
Smile!, Shin Gallery, New York, NY
Black Sheep Feminism, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

2015    Sight For Sore Eyes, with Lucas Jardin, Artsy at Art Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Word by Word, curated by Francesco Bonami, Luxembourg & Dayan, London, UK
Viewer Discretion…Children of Bataille, curated by Kathleen Cullen, Stux Haller
Gallery, New York, NY
Verganza (I don’t want to be friends), organized by Gea Polity, Milan, Italy
Lust, HVCCA, Peeksil, New York, NY
Fertility, presented by Jane Kim, 33 Orchard, New York, NY
The Shell (Landscapes, Portaits & Shapes) a show by Eric Troncy, Almine Rech
Gallery, Paris, France
Eureka! curated by Kendell Geers, Galerist, New York, NY
Ten Year Anniversary, GAVLAK, Los Angeles, CA and Palm Beach, FL

2014    Rear Window Treatment, Louis B. James, New York, NY
A Drawing Show, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY
CORPUS, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
A Chromatic Loss, curated by Jeffrey Uslip, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
Selections from the Sara M. & Michelle Vance Waddell Collection, Art Academy
of Cincinatti, OH

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

2012     In The Pink, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York, NY
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 , NY

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

2010     Lust and Vice: The Seven Deadly Sins From Dürer to Naumann,
Kunstmuseum Bern and Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
Visible Vagina, Francis Naumann Gallery, New York, NY
Consider the Oyster, James Graham and Sons, New York , NY

2009    elles@centrepompidou, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Naked! Size Matters, Paul Kasmin Gallery,  New York, NY
Revolver, COCO, Vienna, Austria
The Line Is A Lonely Hunter - Drawings in New Jerseyy, New Jersey,

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

2007    La Plaissir au Dessin, Musee de Beaux Arts, Lyon, France
Handsome Young Doctor, Cubitt Gallery, London, England
Into Position, Baurnmarkt, Vienna, Austria

2006    Exquisite Corpse - Cadavre Exquis, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY
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, NY
Nouvelles Acquisitions, Ouevres Contemporaines, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

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

Weir Farm National Historic Site / National Park Service, Wilton, CT
CowParade, New York City/Museum of the City of New York, New York, NY
Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York, NY

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France



2017    Pagel, David. “No wallflowers here: Sparks fly when art mingles on the walls of 'Flaming  

            June VII',” Los Angeles Times, June 27.