Tom McGlynn is an artist, writer, independent curator and lecturer based in the NYC area. His work is represented in many national and international collections including the permanent collections of the Whitney Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, and The Cooper- Hewitt National Design Museum of the Smithsonian. He currently a contributing writer to The Brooklyn Rail and founding director of Beautiful Fields, a curatorial entity dedicated to socially engaged practices. Mr. McGlynn has taught as an Assistant Professor at Castleton State College, Vermont, and has previously been a Visiting Artist Lecturer at the Mason Gross School of Fine Arts at Rutgers University, NJ. He is currently a visiting lecturer at Parsons/The New School in New York City and at The New Centre for Theory and Practice.
McGlynn’s projects take into account the role of the artist in the expanded field of interdisciplinary practice to include socially oriented sculptural installation, abstract painting derived from social semiotics, and photography that blurs the line between quotidian documentation and generic repetition.