May 12 - July 15, 2011
November 14 - December 23, 2012


TOM FAIRS (1925-2007)

Born: London, England
Lived: Hampstead, England

Education:
1948-50 Hornsey School of Art
1950-54 Royal College of Art, studied stained glass design

Solo Exhibitions:
2015 - "Tom Fairs & Tony Feher", Kerry Schuss, New York, NY
2012 - "Tom Fairs, Drawings June - July 2004", Kerry Schuss, New York
2011 - "Drawings" KS Art, New York, NY
2008 - "Tom Fairs (1925-2007) Homage to Bonnard",
The Mercer Art Gallery, Harrowgate, Yorkshire
2008 - Grafton Art Gallery, London

Group Exhibitions:
2016 - "Outside" curated by Matthew Higgs, Karma, Amagansett, NY
"World Made by Hand" Edlin Gallery, New York
"Drawings" Kerry Schuss, New York, NY
2014 - "Half Drop" Kerry Schuss, New York, NY
"No. 2" A graphite exhibition, DC Moore, New York, NY
2012 "Walled Garden", Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY
2011 "NADA Miami" KS Art featured artist
1970's to 2007
The Beaford Centre, Devon
Dartington Hall, Devon
Covent Gallery, London
Everyman Theatre, London
Rowland, Browse & Delbanco, London
Dunkeld Gallery, Scotland
Hambledon Gallery, Dorset
Illustrator's Art, London
Rooksmoor Gallery, Bath
Rooksmoor Gallery, Bristol
Leeds Playhouse Gallery, Leeds
The Stables, Folkstone
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition annually since 1981
Ombersley Gallery, Worcestshire
Central School of Art and Design, London
Drew Gallery, Canterbury
Art for Offices, London
New Groton Gallery, Barnes
Business Art, Royal Academy, London

Bibliography
2015 Holland Cotter, 10 Galleries to Visit on the LES, New York Times, April 17, 2015
David Rhodes, Ō Not A Single Link too Loose: Tony Feher/Tom Fair, Artcritical, April, 2015
2013 Smith, Roberta. ŌTendrils of the ArtistÕs Essence", New York Times. April 19, 2015
2012 Review of Tom Fairs at Kerry Schuss, Barry Schwabsky, Artforum International, February issue
2012 "Tom Fairs Drawings June-July 2004", Roberta Smith, New York Times, Art in Review. November 30, 2012
2012 "From Rooms to Revolutions", Peter Plagens, Wall Street Journal, Volume CCLX No.123, November 24- 25, 2012
2012 "Tom Fairs: Drawings June-July 2004 at Kerry Schuss", Will Heinrich, New York Observer, GalleristNY. December 11, 2012"
2012 "ItÕs Hard to Lie in a Drawing", John Yau, Hyperallergic. November 25, 2012
2012 "Miami Beyond Art Basel", Jane Simon, Art Agenda, Review. December 8, 2012
2011 "Drawings", Ken Johnson, New York Times, June 3, 2011 review of exhibition at KS Art
2011 "Top Ten Shows 2011" Matthew Higgs, Artforum, December issue
2011 "Reasons To Love New York" Jerry Saltz, New York Magazine, December 19, 2011
2011 "Roberta SmithÕs Best of 2011" Tom Fairs Drawings at KS Art, December 18, 2011

Teaching:
1967-87 - Central School of Art and Design, London, taught set and costume design

Publications:
"The Technique of Stained Glass", Reyntiens, Patrick, 1966
"Encyclopedia of Oil Painting Material and Techniques", Palmer, F, 1984
"The Royal Academy Illustrated", 1985, 1988, 1994, 1995

Stained Glass Commissions:
mid-50's - early 70's
Assisted Geoffrey Clarke on nave windows in Coventry Cathedral
St. Hugh's Church, Buntingford, Cambs.
Ancrum Church, Roxburghshire, Scotland
Convent of the Sacred Heart, Buntingford, Cambs.
Holborn College of Law, London
Commonwealth Institute, London
Hotel President, London
Our Lady of the Wayside Church, Birmingham
Officer's Club, Bahrain


Tom Fairs Obituary, The Guardian, Monday 26 March 2007