Born London, UK, 1979.
Lives London, UK & Portland, Maine, USA

EDUCATION

MFA, Sculpture - Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, 2007
BA Fine Art, Sculpture - Chelsea College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London 2005
BA History of Art and Design - Winchester School of Art, Southampton University, 2000

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2015 Inhabitants Part 2, VOLTA NY, USA
2015 Inhabitants Part 1, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK
2014 ONE HUNDRED MISFITS, FIFTY ONE TOO, Antwerp, Belgium
2014 Inner Worlds, Aucosisco Galleries, Portland, ME. USA
2013 Absentees, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK
2012 Curio, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, UK
2011 Aedas Presents: Tom Butler, Aedas Architects, Birmingham, UK
2011 The Grotesques, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME, USA
2010 “I don’t know when I’ll be home…” Exeter Phoenix, Devon, UK
2009 Co_respondence, Madame Lillies, London, UK

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015
Art Brussels 2015, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Antwerp, Belgium
AIPAD 2015, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Park Avenue Armory, NYC , USA
RCA Secret Dubai, Art Dubai
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, UK
Die English Kommen! – New Painting from London, Galerie Heike Strelow, Frankfurt, Germany
London Art Fair, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK

2014
Idolatry, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK
Re-unpacking, Curated by Andrew Bracey, Nottingham Castle, UK
Paris Photo 2014, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Antwerp, Grand Palais, Paris, France
THE FUTURE CAN WAIT 2014, Victoria House London, UK
SCRATCH IT, STITCH IT, CUT IT, KEEP IT, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway
Unseen Photo Fair, GALLERY FIFTY ONE I The Photographers' Gallery, Amsterdam
Merge, Castell Photography, Asheville, NC, USA
WISH YOU WERE HERE? Artists’ postcards from Jeremy Cooper's Collection, Art Circuit, UK
Summer Salon 2014, Aucosisco Galleries, Portland, ME. USA
Royal Academy Summer Exhibition 2014, RA, UK
Regeneration, The Photographers' Gallery, London, UK
Art Brussels 2014, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Belgium
AIPAD 2014, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Park Avenue Armory, NYC , USA
Oneself as Another, BoLee Gallery, London, RWA, UK
Historology, London Art Fair, CHARLIE SMITH LONDON, UK

2013
Paris Photo 2013, GALLERY FIFTY ONE, Grand Palais, Paris, France
THE FUTURE CAN WAIT 2013, Victoria House London, UK
Nervous Energy, Tom Butler and Kate Russo, Engine, Biddeford ME, USA
Zeitgeist Open 2013, ZeitgeistArtsProjects, London, UK
The Masks We Wear, Arteco Gallery, London
Prints Drawings & Photographs, New Era Gallery, Vinalhaven, ME, USA
VOX IX Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Tom Butler, Scott Moore, Kathryn Osgood, New Era Gallery, Vinalhaven, ME, USA
Art to Collect NOW 36, Centre for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME, USA
Das Unheimlich, CHARLIE SMITH London, Volta9, Basel, Switzerland
Photo & Print Open, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, UK
Discernible, ZeitgeistArtsProjects, London, UK

2012
Zeitgeist Open 2012, ZeitgeistArtsProjects, London, UK
La Petite Muerte, Drawers Gallery, London, UK
Pop! Bang! Wallop! Trove Gallery, Birmingham, UK
THE FUTURE CAN WAIT 2012, Victoria House London, UK
CMCA Biennial, Centre for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport, ME, USA
ANTHOLOGY 2012, CHARLIE SMITH London, UK
Art to Collect Now, Centre for Maine Contemporary Art, Rockport ME, USA
ZAP Launch Exhibition: Collectible, ZeitgeistArtsProjects, London, UK

2011
Extra-Ordinary: Marion Michell, Tom Butler and Alyson Helyer, Core Gallery, London
artWorks Open 2011, Barbican Arts Group Trust, Blackhorse Lane Studios, London, UK
New Now Next, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME, USA
Photomedia, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London (Winner), UK
Postcards From Paris, Minnie Weisz Studio, curated by Charlie Levine London, UK
Postcards From Paris, Trove Gallery, curated by Charlie Levine Birmingham, UK

2010
Small Works: Gallery Artists, Susan Maasch Fine Art, Portland, ME, USA
Tom Butler and Kate Russo, The Flavel Arts Centre, Dartmouth, Devon, UK
ArtSway Open 2010, Hampshire, UK
Deptford X Core Gallery Open, Core Gallery, London, (Prize Winner), UK
I Am Solitary I Am An Army, Beers Lambert, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, UK
Ludlow Summer Exhibition 2010, Ludlow, Shropshire, UK
artWorks Open 2010, Barbican Arts Group Trust, Blackhorse Lane Studios, London
Citizen, tactileBOSCH Gallery and Studios, Cardiff, Wales
Worcester Open 2010, Worcester Art Gallery and Museum, Worcester, UK (Selected Artist)
Things Have Changed, Birdwood House Gallery Totnes, Devon, UK

2009
10 Artists, The Old School House, Ludlow, Shropshire, UK
CUBE09, Centre for the Urban Built Environment, Manchester,UK
RWA Open 2009, Royal West Of England Academy, Bristol, UK
Salisbury Open 2009, Salisbury Art Centre, Salisbury, UK
Bright Newcomers, Bowie Gallery, Totnes, Devon, UK
Drawn In, Open Drawing Competition, Sidcot Arts Centre, Somerset, UK
Ludlow Summer Exhibition 2009, Ludlow, Shropshire, UK

2008
The Waiting Room, Crouch End Train Station, London, UK
Salon 08, Vine Space, London, UK
workFORCE, John Jones Project Space. London, UK
Alpha, Lewisham Art House, London, UK

2007
MFA Exhibition, Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK
Subrealism, Aftermodern, San Francisco USA

2006
Scene One, In the Offing, Sassoon Gallery, London, UK
Sterling, New London Artists, Factory Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2005
BA Exhibition, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK

PRIZES & RESIDENCIES

2011 Photomedia, Charlie Dutton Gallery, London, UK (Winner)
2010 Deptford X Core Gallery Open, Core Gallery, London, UK (Prize Winner)
2010 Worcester Open 2010, Worcester Art Gallery and Museum, Worcester, UK (Selected Artist)
2009 Drift Records, Guest Artist

COLLECTIONS

Jon Edwards, United States
Bruce Brown, United States
Steve Shane, United States
Robert E Jackson, United States
David Raymond, United States
Jeremy Cooper, UK
Soho House, UK
Quintessentailly
The Caldic Collection, The Netherlands
The SØR Rusche Collection, Germany
University of Maine, Museum of Art, United States
Ogunquit Museum of American Art, ME, United States
Private collections in France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, United Kingdom & United States

PUBLICATION

Elephant #21, Tom Butler: Defacing the Victorians
www.frameweb.com/magazines/elephant/elephant-21
Volkskrant Magazine, Unseen Photo Fair, September 2014
AnOther Magazine: Object of Desire
www.anothermag.com/current/view/3753/Chanel_x_Monster_Headphones
The Altered Cabinet Card, by Robert E Jackson
houseofmirthphotos.blogspot.com/2014/03/the-altered-cabinet-card-by-robert-e.html
New American Paintings, No. 110, Northeast Issue:
www.newamericanpaintings.com/issues/110
SuperMassiveBlackHole, Appropriation, Issue 13:
www.smbhmag.com/portfolio/issue-13/
Bangor Daily News, 'Divergent Visions, Complementary Skills':
www.bangordailynews.com/2012/10/13/living/divergent-visions-complementary-skills-for-rockland-artist-couple/
Maine Home and Design, 'MIXED use', The Canvas, by Britta Konau,
www.mainehomedesign.com/the-canvas/1858-mixed-use.html
Marmite Painting Prize 2010 (catalogue only)
Obscura Press, Featured Artist: Tom Butler, by Brenton Hamilton,
www.obscuraweb.org/artists/featured-artist-tom-butler
Tom Butler And The Case of the Misplaced Hair
www.llamarinth.wordpress.com/2010/12/03/tom-butler-and-the-case-of-misplaced-hair/
Soanyway, Online Magazine
www.soanyway.org.uk/thisandthat.htm

REVIEWS

Inhabitants: Tom Butler at Charlie Smith London, by Phoebe Bradford
www.phoebevbradford.wordpress.com/2015/03/06/inhabitants-tom-butler-at-charlie-smith-london/
Inhabitants: 'Appropriations And Ectoplasmic Abstractions' by Paul Black, Artlyst
www.artlyst.com/articles/tom-butler-inhabitants-charlie-smith-london-appropriations-and-ectoplasmic-abstractions
Inhabitants, by Amelia Gregory, Amelia's Magazine
www.ameliasmagazine.com/listings/e1067/tom-butler-solo-exhibition-at-charlie-smith-london#.VPXKP0LpFFI
SCRATCH IT, STITCH IT, CUT IT, KEEP IT: interview with Stephanie von Spreter, Director at Fotogalleriet
www.ofksfoto.no/2014/10/20/manipulasjoner-av-fotografiets-overflate/
Unseen Photo Fair Amsterdam
artdependence.com/issue/october-2014-1/article/what-has-to-be-seen-at-unseen-this-weekend
Regeneration by Jackie Wullschlager
www.ft.com/cms/s/2/7b1ff6f4-d799-11e3-b381-00144feabdc0.html#axzz32R7IJu2K
AIPAD 2014, by Michael Valinsky
staging.thewildmagazine.com/blog/tom-butler-aipad/
Oneself As Another by Samason Jones
northxsouthwest.wordpress.com/2014/02/11/oneself-as-another-royal-west-of-england-academy/
Oneself As Another by Rosie Pentreath
rosiepentreath.blogspot.co.uk/2014/02/art-oneself-as-another-royal-west-of.html
La Petite Muerte, Art & Exhibit
www.artandexhibit.wordpress.com/2012/11/04/la-petite-muerte-curated-by-kirsty-harris/
CMCA Biennial by Daniel Kany
www.pressherald.com/life/audience/biennial-backs-up-good-looks-with-visceral-subtext_2012-10-21.html?pagenum=2
CMCA Biennial by Nicholas Schroeder
www.portland.thephoenix.com/arts/145699-sorting-through-the-cmcas-biennial/
Collectible by Stefan Zebrowski-Rubin
www.theartblog.org/2012/04/a-meticulous-collectible-delight-in-london/
Extra-Ordinary, by Chris Osburn, WHITEHOT Magazine
www.whitehotmagazine.com/articles/may-2011-extraordinary-core-gallery/2281

INTERVIEWS & PRESENTATIONS

2015 ArtLyst: Inhabitants, Séances, And Concealment
www.artlyst.com/articles/tom-butler-talks-to-artlyst-about-inhabitants-seances-and-concealment
2012 Who Do You Love? CMCA, Rockport, Maine, USA
2012 PechaKucha, Camden Amphitheatre, ME, USA
2011 Interview with Tom Butler, Alyson Helyer and Marion Michell by Chantelle Purcell
coregalleryinterviews.blogspot.co.uk/2011/04/interview-with-tom-butler-alyson-heyler.html

VIDEO LINKS

Inhabitants Part 2, Volta NY. Presentation by Zavier Ellis:
www.galleryintell.com/tom-butler-at-charlie-smith-london/

Short Film made for The Photographers' Gallery:
www.vimeo.com/92045707

Curio at Charlie Dutton Gallery, London
www.broughtonbirnie.co.uk/blog/?p=1212