Timothy Curtis [b. 1982] is a self-taught artist from Philadelphia, who lives and works in New York City. His work was debuted publicly in the U.S. at the Brooklyn Museum as part of the group exhibition Coney Island Is Still Dreamland (To a Seagull) by the artist Stephen Powers (2015-2016). Curtis realized his first solo exhibition in November 2017 at Kaikai Kiki’s Hidari Zingaro gallery in Tokyo, Japan, curated by Takashi Murakami. Curtis had his first solo show in New York with Albertz Benda (2019) and was featured in the group exhibition The Pencil is a Key: Drawings by Incarcerated Artists, organized by Claire Gilman of The Drawing Center, New York in 2019. For the 2020 edition of The Armory Show, Timothy presented a solo exhibition titled Alive-n-Well with Albertz Benda. Recent shows include 100 drawings from Now at The Drawing Center, New York (2020), The Cat’s Cradle at Albertz Benda, New York (2021), and Negotiating Grids at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (2022).
Curtis is set to present new paintings in City as Studio at K11 Art Foundation Hong Kong curated by Jeffrey Deitch in March 2023.
BEYOND THE STREETS New York, 2019. Photo by Dan Bradica.