87 | Tom Hardy

Tom Hardy has spent more than 50 years as an artist and teacher. His creations have been exhibited in museums, galleries, and private collections throughout the United States and his art is followed at a National level. Mr. Hardy also has public commissions that can be found in Federal, State, and City institutions throughout the United States. From the Cal Berkley “Golden” bear to the FDR Memorial in Washington, D.C., Tom Hardy has been prolific and diverse throughout his illustrious career. Tom attended Medford and Corvallis High Schools in Oregon. He attained a BS General Arts from Oregon State University in 1942 and an MFA in Sculpture from University of Oregon in 1952. He attended UC Berkeley 1956—58, Tulane University 1958-59, was the Artist in Residence, Reed College, 1959-61 and University of Wyoming 1975-76. He served as a 1st Lt. US Infantry and Air Force, Hawaii and Guam 1942—1945. He has had major solo exhibitions at the Seattle Art Museum. 1953, Stanford University. Gallery, 1954, UCLA Gallery 1954, University of British Columbia, 1955, College of Architecture, UC Berkeley, 1957, Oakland, CA. Art Museum 1957, Kraushaar Galleries, New York, 1954, 1958, 1962, 1966, 1970, 1974, 1978, Pensacola Art Center, 1958, Columbia, South Carolina Art Museum, Retrospective, 1961, Columbia University. School of Architecture Gallery ,New York, 1961, Tacoma Art League, 1962, Spokane Art Center, 1963, Boise Art Center, 1963, Port Townsend, WA, Art Center, 1964, Coos Art Museum, 1967, University of Idaho Art Museum, Moscow, 1971, Sun River Lodge, Bend, OR, 1973, Charles Campbell Gallery, San Francisco, 1974, Washington State Museum, Olympia, WA, 1974, Salem Art Association, Salem, OR, 1974, Willamette U. Gallery, Salem, OR, 1975, Contemporary Crafts Gallery, Portland, Or Retrospective, 1976, Maude Kerns Art Center, Eugene, OR Lawrence Gallery, Gleneden Beach, OR, 1981, Timberline Lodge 1985, Tacoma Art Center, Retrospective, 1986, Salishan Lodge, Gleneden Beach, OR, 1988, Mt. Hood Community College, Gresham OR, 1990, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg, OR, 1990. His major group exhibitions include: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Denver Art Mus., Metropolitan Mus. of Art, New York, Mus. of Modern Art, Whitney Mus. of American Art, Ogunquit, Maine, Art Mus., Detroit Art Institute, Pennsylvania Academy of Art, National Institute of Arts and Letters, New York. His pieces are in collections at the Seattle Art Mus., Portland Art Mus., San Francisco Mus. Of Modern Art, Santa Barbara Mus. of Art, Whitney Mus. of American Art, U of New York, at Purchase, Coos Art Mus., Coos Bay OR, University of Maine Art Mus., Art Mus., Ogunquit, Ma, University of Wyoming Art Mus. Important Commissions include Lloyd Center, Portland, OR, Portland State University, Hilton Hotel, Portland, Or, US Federal Bldg., Juneau, Alaska, Kah-nee-ta Lodge, Warm Springs, OR, Western Forestry Center, Portland, OR, Salem Civic Center, Salem, OR, Timberline Lodge; Pioneer Square, Portland, OR, Mt. Hood Medical Center Gresham OR, Tuality Hospital, Hillsboro, OR, Mark O. Hatfield Fountain, Willamette U., Salem, OR, Umpqua Community College, Roseburg OR, Oregon Historical Society, Portland, OR.

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by Tom Hardy
VillaDuCarl Art Collection | Portland, Oregon
Original Pencil Drawing
6 1/2″ x 10 1/4″
Purchased 2012

Purchased at  –  Tom Hardy Studio | Portland, Oregon
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