224 E 17th Street #5f
New York, NY 10003
Tom Koken was born in St. Louis, MO, studied at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO and received a BFA with honors from School of Visual Arts, New York City. He lives and works in New York City. Selected one-person shows include: Separate, MKG127; And, Kaufman Arcade, NYC; Recto y Verso, Albany, NY; Phantom Limb, MKG127; Separate Light, Kaufman Arcade, NYC; Sragow Gallery, NYC; E.S. Galt Gallery, St. Louis, MO; Artist’s Space, NYC; He had an installation of Undertow at *QueenSpecific in Toronto and Wave/Tornado at 58 West 15th Street Window Space, NYC. His work has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including: Panal, Alfa Gallery; Vanishing Point, Art Space, Jersey City, NJ; A to B, MKG127, Animal Life, One Penn Plaza, NYC; Art Basel Group Exhibition, Alfa Gallery; Repopulations, Broadway Stages Gallery, Brooklyn NY; Gold, Art Advisory–Museum of Modern Art, American Express, NYC; Dividing Light, Measuring Darkness, Curious Matter, Jersey City, NJ; Contemplation, Alfa
Gallery; Another Upstate NY Group Show, Recto y Verso, Albany, NY; First Salon Show of 2012, Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn; Urban Forest Project, Times Square, NYC; Pattern Theory, MKG127, Toronto; Postcards From the Edge, NYC; The Ecstatic, Curious Matter, Jersey City, NJ; 25th Anniversary Selections, Drawing Center, NYC; Untitled Miami, Alfa Gallery; Create! Don’t Hate, LBGT Center, NYC; Go, Brooklyn; 3,000 Chairs, World Studio Foundation, NY Design Center, NYC; Escapes, Art Latitude Gallery, NYC; Assumption, N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL; Selection 42, Drawing Center, NYC; Group Show–Member’s Gallery, Albright-Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY; MKG127 Artists, 57W57ARTS, NYC; National and International Studio Program, Clocktower, NYC; Past and Future Perfect, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY; 26 NY Artists, Studio de Corrado Levi, Milan, Italy; Hundreds of Drawings, Artist’s Space, NYC; Alienation, Group Material, NYC. He was selected to be a part of the initial launch of Artfare–a digital gallery space. He received a studio grant for a year at the Clocktower, NYC and a year at PS1 MoMA, NYC. He is represented by Alfa Gallery. He lives and works in New York City.