Exhibitions


Chapter III

2017


"Bookworks Artworks"
Marymount California University
Marylyn and Chuck Klaus Center for the Arts
San Pedro, CA

 


Left Bank

2016


"In the Details"
Jamie Brooks Fine Arts, Costa Mesa, CA
"Interchange"
Paul Williams Gallery, Ontario, CA

 


OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

2015


"Surface to Edge"
Curated By, Carl Berg, Cypress College, CA
"Orange Coast Review"
Publication Exhibition, Orange Coast College, Coast Mesa, CA

 


Baroque Minimal

2014


"OC Academy"
Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine CA. Curated by Matt May
"Decay"
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa CA. Curated by Sean Williams
"Collage Now"
Orange County Fine Arts Storage/ Display, Anaheim, CA
"Foot High"
Project Gallery, Pomona, CA. Curated by Bob Pece
"The Living Room"
Orange County Great Park, Irvine, CA. Curated by Susanne Walsh
"Over There ( And Back )"
Doyle Arts Pavilion, Orange Coast College
"Me, You, and Someone Else"
Jamie Brooks Fine Art, Costa Mesa, CA
"Logan  Creative"
Santa Ana, CA
"Ribba/ 500"
Coastline College, Newport Beach, CA

 


Double Shuffle

2013


"Insider Information"
Solo Exhibition, Brett Rubbico Gallery, Newport Beach, CA
"Next to Nothing"
Coastline Gallery, Coastline College, Newport Beach, CA. Curated by Dave Lee
"Summer Group Show"
Brett Rubbico Gallery, Newport Beach, CA

 


Roma II

2012


"Summer of Abstraction"
Coastline Gallery, Coastline College, Newport Beach, CA. Curated by Dave Lee

 


Prisoner of History

2011


"Speak for the Trees"
Orange Coast College and other national locations. Curated by Andrea Harris McGee
"La Cosa Nostra"
Rheeway Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Group Show"
Nicole Villeneuve Gallery, Chicago, IL
"Group Show"
Chicago Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

 


Graffiti Culture Roma

2010


"L'Arte Grafica, dalla Tradizione all' Innovazione"
Terrazze di Castel dell'Ovo, Naples, Italy
"New, Used, Borrowed"
Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA
[catalogue] Curated by Dave Lee
"Best, a Group Show"
Crussell Fine Arts, Orange, CA

 


Positano

2009


"Ritorno a Roma"
Photographs by Tom and Lisa Dowling, Stampria del Tevere, Roma, Italy
"A Paper Show"
The Spurgeon Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
"The Bank Job"
Community Art Project, Laguna Beach, CA
"Tom Dowling - Selections from the Studio"
Chapman University, Orange, CA
"Information Age"
Lewis Math and Science Center, Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
"Inner States, John Paul Jones & His Circle"
Coastline Gallery, Huntington Beach CA
"Here and Now"
@Space Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
"Auction 100"
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

 


Madonna Installation

2008


"Streets of Rome"
Photographs by Tom & Lisa Dowling, Orange Coast College Library
"Drawing Extended"
Coastline Gallery, Huntington Beach, CA
"Remembrance"
Coastline Gallery, Huntington Beach CA
"Flatland"
@Space Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
"Faculty Exhibition"
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
"Portals, Passages, & Thresholds"
In collaboration with Lisa Dowling, Memphis Gallery, Santa Ana, CA

 


Paradiso

2007


"Voyage"
@space gallery, Contemporary Art, Santa Ana, CA
"Interpretations of the Heart"
In collaboration with Lisa Dowling, Amorviejo Art Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
"Streets"
In collaboration with Lisa Dowling, Coastline Gallery, Huntington Beach, CA
"The Madonna Inn and Other Destinations with Wall Paper"
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
"Vessel/Home"
In collaboration with Don Jennings
The Shed, Newport Beach, CA
"Dialogue with a Mentor"
In collaboration with Bradford Salamon
Community Art project, Laguna Beach, CA
"The Bird Show"
Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA

 

2006


On Sabbatical in Rome, Italy

 


Tanka, for JPJ

2005


"Reconcilibile Differences"
The Shed, Newport Beach, CA.
A Collaborative Exhibition of Words & Images with the Poet Lisa Dowling
"Problems With Authority"
Mentor & Mentees, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, CA
With former students, David Michael Lee and Eric Beltz
"OCC at CSUF"
Faculty Exhibition at Cal State Fullerton, West Gallery
"Art & Architecture Tour"
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
"re: books" Artist's Books, Manipulated and Handmade"
Ontario International Airport, Ontario, CA

 


Still Life with Elvis

2004


"Collaborative"
Showcase Gallery, Group Show, Costa Mesa, CA
"Object of Desire"
Benefit Art Auction, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
"Square Blue Show"
Benefit Art Auction, Square Blue Art, Costa Mesa, CA
"OsCene: Contemporary Art and Culture in OC"
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
"Red Pen: Drawings and Paintings by California Teachers and Students"
Santa Ana College, Santa Ana, CA

 


American Still Life

2003


Faculty Exhibition
Coast Community College District, Coastline College
Faculty Exhibition
Art Institute of Orange County
"Structure" A 3 Dimensional Group Show
Showcase Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
"AA21"
Benefit Art Auction, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
6th Annual Valentine Auction
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
The Artists Show
BC Space, Laguna Beach, CA

 


Easel

2002


"Ireland Portfolio"
Photos by Tom Dowling, Coast Community College District
"Art From the Heart"
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum
"Can You Take It?"
Square Blue at Bradford Gallery, Newport Beach
"Mixed Emotions"
Orange Coast College
"Abstract Ideas"
Square Blue at Bradford Gallery, Newport Beach
"AA XX"
Laguna Art Museum
"Is it Art Yet?: Altered Books and Texts"
Group Show, John Wayne Airport
"10/10"
A Benefit Art Auction, Orange County Museum of Art

 


Information Age

2001


"Different Strokes, A Painter's Group Exhibition"
Orange Coast College Fine Arts Gallery
"2001 Art Odyssey"
Laguna Art Museum

 


gallerydante

2000


"The Spurgeon Experience"
Santa Ana Arts Complex
"All or Nothing"
Cerro Coso Community College Fine Arts Gallery, Ridgecrest, California

 


Feather

1999


"Why 2 K Art"
Group Show, Laguna Art Museum
Faculty Exhibition
Orange Coast College

 


InstallGC

1998


Faculty Exhibition
Orange Coast College
Group Show
Laguna Art Museum

 


Swallowtail

1997


"Sphere of Influence"
Group Exhibition, John Wayne Airport, Orange County, CA

 


Dragonfly

1995


Faculty Exhibition
Fullerton College
Faculty Exhibition
Orange Coast College
Group Show
Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Venice and Costa Mesa, CA

 


Information Age

1994


"Black and White and Read All Over"
Solo Exhibition, Griffin Fine Art, Costa Mesa, CA
"Inaugural Exhibition"
Griffin Fine Art, Costa Mesa, CA
"Foto"
Contemporary Photography, Griffin Fine Art, Costa Mesa, CA
"Art House"
Curated by Jeannie Denholm, Newport Beach, CA

 


Alteredbook

1993


"The Elegant, The Irreverent and the Obsessive"
A Survey of Drawing in Southern California
California State University, Fullerton College (Catalogue)
Faculty Exhibition
Long Beach City College, Long Beach, CA

 


ShapedComp

1992


Group Show
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Faculty Exhibition
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
Faculty Exhibition
Los Angeles Harbor College, Los Angeles, CA

 


Fortune Teller

1991


Group Show
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Faculty Exhibition
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
Faculty Exhibition
Los Angeles Harbor College, Los Angeles, CA

 


Witness 002

1990


Solo Exhibition
Orange Coast College (Catalogue)
Faculty Exhibition
Saddleback College, Mission Viejo, CA
"Heal the Bay"
James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Novel Ideas"
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

 


ConstComp

1989


Group Show
Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA

 


Lost Magic

1988


"Similar Means by Divergent Concerns"
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art
Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA

 


Like Dying

1987


"Art of the Matter"
B.C. Space, Laguna Beach, CA
Tom Dowling/Jan Taylor
Works Gallery, Long Beach, CA
"Circa 1980"
Art Store, Newport Beach, CA
"Metamorphosis"
Pirets, Costa Mesa, CA

 


Ashes

1986


"In the Pink"
Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
Faculty Exhibition
University of California, Irvine, CA
Fine Arts Gallery (Catalogue), Irvine, CA
John Cedarquist/Tom Dowling
Southern California Institute of Art, Laguna Beach, CA

 


Blind Heart

1985


Faculty Exhibition
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA

 


UCI Installation

1984


Faculty Exhibition
Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
"The California Promise"
University of California, Irvine, CA
"Objects as Illusion"
Orange County Center for Contemporary Art, in conjunction with
"Art Connection '84" Orange, CA

 


Sheba Studio

1983


"Innovative Photography"
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA

 


Copper Film

1982


"Artists Who Teach"
Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA
Solo Exhibition
Saddleback College North Campus, Humanities Center, Irvine, CA

 


Lovelorn

1980


"Printmaking: Processes/Innovations"
Museum of North Orange County, Orange, CA
Claremont Graduate School, Libra Gallery, Claremont, CA
University of California, Fine Arts Gallery: Installation. Irvine, CA
L.A.C.E. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 


Truck Etching

1979


University of California Irvine, Fine Arts Gallery
Master of Fine Arts Exhibition, Irvine, CA
California Institute of the Arts, Valenica, CA
California Print and Drawing Exhibition, Chapman College, Orange, CA
"First Annual Masters of Fine Arts Printmaking Competition"
Los Angeles, Orange and Riverside Counties, CA
Purchase Award
Claremont Graduate School, Libra Gallery, Claremont, Colleges

 


Portal of Grandeur

1978


Second Annual "Small Images Exhibition"
Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Art Rental Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
Two Person Exhibition Center Gallery, University of California,Santa Barbara, CA

 


Interior Rain

1977


Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Art Rental Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
Juried Exhibition, Main Gallery, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA

 


The Passenger

1975


Annual Exhibition, Los Angeles Valley College, Van Nuys, CA
"23rd All City Juried Exhibition"
Los Angeles Municipal Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles, CA