Knoxville, TN | Painting, Printmaking, Drawing, Performance
Tom Wixo (b.1991) is from Moorhead, MN. He is currently an MFA Candidate at the University of Tennessee – Knoxville. Wixo received a BFA in Studio Art from Saint Cloud State University and attended the Yale Norfolk Summer School of Music and Art. He is the recipient of an Ellen Battell Stoeckel Fellowship, a full fellowship to the Vermont Studio Center, a Joseph Delany Fellowship, and an artist residency at The Soap Factory. National solo and group exhibitions include The Soap Factory, SooVAC, Mild Climate, The Plains Art Museum, and Fluorescent Gallery.
Screen shots, highlight reels of sports heroes, Rembrandt & Cézanne paintings, boomerang videos of the person you loved doing the thing that made you laugh, Dad is fifty, Vox news alerts at 6:45am, iPhone calendars alerting me of the birthdays I already missed, CANADA is showing someone new, color theory is racist, Arnold Schwarzenegger was in a Whitney show in 76, I should move to Canada, my tabs are about to expire again, my relatives becoming ancestors, friends becoming memories, culture wars round two, Pepsi revolts, lines and fills, helical models of our solar system, zooming and cropping, still miss her, problematic of the white male painter, calling my parents more, politics of being polite, content overload, passion let down, content combustion, Duchamp already broke it once, and the Simpsons already did the rest.