Austin Thomas

Austin Thomas is an artist, curator and community builder. Her work has been exhibited at The Drawing Center, Murray Guy, The Sculpture Center, Art in General and at White columns (all in NYC) and internationally in Singapore, Australia, and Hungary and at the Kunsthalle Exnergasse in Vienna. From 2007 to 2014, she directed the influential Pocket Utopia gallery. She is a graduate of NYU and in the Summer of 2016 her permanent public sculpture for a new park in Brooklyn was unveiled. She has also done public commissions for the Public Art Fund and Grinnell College. Thomas's work is featured in the book titled Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists and will also be featured in that book’s sequel The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, which were both edited by Sharon Louden.

Press

Art Daily Morgan Lehman Gallery opens exhibition of recent drawings and print work by Austin Thomas
Dallas Art Dealers Association Morgan Lehman Gallery opens exhibition of recent drawings and print work by Austin Thomas
Wall Street International Austin Thomas
The Brooklyn Rail May Day in March
Hyperallergic Communal Spirits: Artists, Advocates and Unlocked Rooms
The Brooklyn Rail Austin Thomas: Drawing on the Utopic