Lucia Thomé

BFA University of Pennsylvania: 2010-2014
Certificate in Sculpture Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (hereafter PAFA): 2009-2013

Selected Exhibitions

“Y.I.MF.Y”; yard sign made during quarantine for a front yard gallery; Philadelphia, Pa
“Room for One”; Napoleon Gallery; Philadelphia, Pa

“Toned and Tired”’ Wunderkammer; Philadelphia, Pa

2019 “Small Sculptures”; Pop-up van show; Miami, FL

Socrates Annual 2019”; Socrates Sculpture Park; Long Island City, NY

Allies in Art; intensive studio collaboration with Center for Creative Works artists; Philadelphia, Pa

2018 “Fault Lines” Incline Gallery; San Francisco, CA

“Bone Dry”; collaborative exhibition of works with Mariel Capanna; Marginal Utility; Philadelphia, Pa

2017 “Plainsight is 20/20” RAIR at Penn Treaty Park; Monument Lab; Philadelphia, Pa

“Under the Knife: Contemporary Cut Paper Art” Hicks Art Center; Newtown, Pa

CSA featured artist; Grizzly Grizzly; Philadelphia, Pa
“RAIR:Filthy Rich”; The Galleries at Moore; Philadelphia, Pa
“A More Perfect Union”; Woodmere Art Museum; Philadelphia, Pa
“Paper Work” Snyderman Works Gallery; Philadelphia, Pa

2016 “Solo Summer”; solo exhibition of works; Napoleon Gallery; Philadelphia, Pa
“Meadow Mansions” Historic Mount Pleasant; Philadelphia, Pa

2015 “Stand In” AUTOMAT gallery; Philadelphia, Pa
“Finding a Zeitgeist Through Submission” Fjord gallery; Philadelphia, PA
“Traction Company”: PAFA; Philadelphia, Pa
“The Woodmere Annual: 74th Juried Exhibition”; Woodmere Art Museum;
Philadelphia, Pa
“Haulin’ Sol” Philadelphia International Airport; Philadelphia, Pa
“Surf Club” Vox Populi; Philadelphia, Pa

2014 “First Island”; solo exhibition of works; LMNL gallery; Philadelphia, Pa
“Universe Builders” Hamilton Hall Public Art Initiative: UARTS; Philadelphia, Pa

2013 “subTRACTION” NAPOLEON gallery; in conjunction with Citywide; Philadelphia, Pa
“Nothing Special” 1130 Orianna; Philadelphia, Pa
“We Are Our Mountains” Galleries of the Samuel M.V Hamilton Building PAFA;
Philadelphia, Pa
“112th Annual Student Exhibition” Galleries of the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
PAFA; Philadelphia, Pa
“A Space for Space” Room 762; Philadelphia, Pa
“Fellowship Juried Exhibition” Gallery 128; Philadelphia, Pa
“In the Shadow of a Masterpiece” Gallery 128; Philadelphia, Pa

2012 “November Juried Student Exhibition” Gallery 128; Philadelphia, Pa
“On Loan” Tiger Strikes Asteroid; Philadelphia, Pa
“111th Annual Student Exhibition” Galleries of the Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building
PAFA; Philadelphia, Pa
“In response to Tanner Juried Student Exhibition” Gallery 128, PAFA; Philadelphia,Pa “Big circle, little circle” Room 762, PAFA; Philadelphia, Pa

2011 “The Western Lands” Little Berlin; Philadelphia, Pa
“An Experience you might have had, or might not have had” Room 762; Philadelphia, Pa “November Juried Student Exhibition” Gallery 128; Philadelphia, Pa
“October Juried Student Exhibition” Gallery 128; Philadelphia, Pa

Noted Awards ad Projects

2019 Socrates Sculpture Park Fellowship

2017 Grizzly Grizzly Community Supported Art, selected artist
2013 The Pennsylvania Governor’s Award The Ward Prize for Sculpture
Mark Cullinane Memorial Prize for Sculpture
The Watercolor Society Prize for Works on Paper
Honorable Mention, Benjamin Lanard Memorial Prize
Charles E. Dutrow Award for Sculpture
2012 The Von Hess Memorial Scholarship and Travel Award

Related Work Experience

2016 -Present Director of Special Projects for RAIR (Recycled Artist in Residency) Philadelphia, Pa.
Job description includes oversight of all administrative tasks, managing organizational collaborative projects and programs, and communications/marketing. RAIR is a non profit artist residency housed within a construction and demolition recycling center and has received notable support from the City of Philadelphia’s Office of Arts, Culture and the Creative Economy; PhillyStake; the Philadelphia Cultural Fund; the Pennsylvania Council for the Arts; the Samuel S Fells Fund; and the Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, the Barra Foundation and the Warhol Foundation.

2014-Present Gallery Installations Manager, Art Handler, and Fabricator at Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery,
Haverford College; Haverford, Pa

2017 Lead fabricator and consultant for Hector Design’s ‘Broadacre 2017 Neighborhood Planning Model’ in conjunction with the exhibition ‘Frank Lloyd Wright at 150: Unpacking the Archive’ at MOMA, NYC.
2015 Holiday Card Design for Temple Contemporary; Philadelphia, Pa
2012- 2015 Residency and Project Manager for RAIR

2010- 2013 Freelance mold making.