Sculptor Tom Friedman was born in 1965 in St. Louis, MO. He received his BFA in Graphic Illustration from Washington University in St. Louis, MO and his MFA in Sculpture from the University of Illinois at Chicago, IL. Friedman has been the subject of several solo exhibitions, including at the Southeastern Centre for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC (1991); The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (1995); Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA (2001); Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel (2014); and Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Amherst, MA (2016). He has also participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Affinities: Chuck Close and Tom Friedman, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (1996); Of the Moment: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (2000); The Shapes of Space, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (2007); Digital Worlds: New Media from the Museum’s Collection, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX (2018); and Everything Gets Lighter, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico (2023). Friedman currently lives and works in Leverett, MA.
Bio updated as of 2023.