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Tom Bollinger is a visual artist, living and working near Phoenix, Arizona. Born in North Dakota. Bollinger is a self-described “Sculptor”. He is inspired by his observations and life experiences and inspired by what he describes as the “hoped for..” in humanity. Bollinger seeks, by way of his exploration, to discover what is beneath the surface of what we are and what we see.

What is this connection to the universe?
“My work ultimately evolves to forms that are upward and optimistic… And in the center of all of this is my belief that there is something greater than “the us” a force… a drive, the driven.”

Selected Exhibitions

Method Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
Arizona Style Showcase, invitational, Scottsdale Quarter
Contemporary Forum, Group Invitational Show, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix AZ
Artist/Artisan Exhibition, Group Invitational, Arizona Bronze Fine Arts, Tempe, AZ
Miniatures, Group Invitational Show, Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, NM
Eco-Logic, Group Invitational Show, International Friends of Transformative Art, Arizona State Capital, Phoenix, AZ
Death and Taxes, Group Invitational Show, Shidoni Contemporary Gallery, Tesuque, NM
Sedona Sculpture Walk, Annual National Juried Exhibition, Sedona, AZ
Gala Opening ’91, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Invitational Sculpture Show, 25 selected sculptors
Sculpture in the Park, Annual Outdoor Sculpture Show, Loveland, CO
Art Vancouver, International Show of Russian, Japanese, Chinese, Canadian and American sculptors
North American Sculpture Exhibition, Best of Show, Golden, CO
Tempe Art Center, Installations
Sculpture Under the Willows, benefit for Public Art, Sedona, AZ

Galleries | Recent Representation

Arizona Bronze Fine Arts Atelier Gallery, Tempe, AZ
Gallery Forest, Sedona, AZ
Ryals Gallery, Boca Raton, FL
Soderberg/Stevenson Gallery, Sedona, AZ
Pablo Antonio Milan, Sedona, AZ
Gardens of Art, Bellingham, WA
Genesis Sculpture, Phoenix, AZ
Magadini Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
West Side Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Artist’s Gallery, Phoenix, AZ
Artist’s Circle Ltd., Potomac, MD
2-D, 3-D, Denville, NJ
Eves Mann Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Shidoni Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Awards and Recognition

Best of Show, North American Sculpture Exhibition, Golden, CO., invitational juried exhibition, American, Canadian and Mexican sculptors.
Fellows Award, Dickinson State University, Dickinson, ND. Alumni recognized for lifetime achievement in their field.