Thomas Nozkowski, A’67

Thomas Nozkowski, A’67,

thomas-nozkowski-interview-900x450Thomas Nozkowski, A’67, was an abstract painter and teacher.  He worked as a designer for Warner Books and Mad magazine and as a production director at Mad  magazine in addition to working as a fine artist. He was a painting teacher at Rutgers University.

His paintings have been exhibited in more than 250 solo and group exhibitions.  Exhibitions include an installation of work at the 2007 Venice Biennale; a career survey at the Ludwig Museum in Koblenz, Germany, and one-person exhibitions at Pace Wildenstein Gallery, NY and The Douglas Hyde Gallery of Trinity College, Dublin.  A traveling retrospective exhibition of his work began  at the Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, Canada in 2009.  Beginning in 2008 he was represented by Pace Gallery and had a solo exhibit there in 2015.  He was married to a fellow Cooper Union Alum, Joyce Robins Nozkowski A’66.

Tom received a Cooper Union Presidential Citation in 2008 and was inducted into The Cooper Union Hall of Fame in 2009.

He passed away on May 9, 2019 at the age of 75.

You are invited to view several of Tom’s works here:

On-line Gallery at Pace

See him at home in his studio:

Video of Tom in his studio

Tom Nozkalosksi

NYC banner celebrating Thomas Nozkowski 2015 Exhibit

You are invited to read some great interviews

Painter’s Table Interview

ArtSpace Interview

Hyperallergic Interview


Art News, Thomas Nozkowski, Painter of Modest, Ineffable Abstractions, Dead at 75, May 9, 2019

New York Times, Obituary, May 17, 2019

Updated 8/3/19