Peter Tomka

PETER TOMKA

b. 1989, Des Moines, IA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EXHIBITIONS
2021 Three Works, Loe Zang, Marseille, France 

2021 Paternity Test, No Moon LA, Los Angeles, CA
2019 Group Show curated by Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Whitney Biennial, New York, NY
2019 Transparent Papers Temporary Wall, Phyllis Gill Gallery, Riverside, CA
2018 Ghey Scarecrow Doesn’t Know What to Wear, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
2018 4/7 Still from ‘Excuse Me Do I Know you’, Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2017 Dry Period, Port Tonic Art Center, Roquebrune-sur-Argens, France
2017 A Bathroom Darkroom, Chimento Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

PERFORMANCES
2020 Parliament Tour, the, Pam Residences, Los Angeles, CA
2019 the Coliseum, the Observatory, the Parliament, the Studio, LA Dance Project, Los Angeles, CA

2019 the Observatory Tour, Pam Residences, Los Angeles, CA
2019 “artists reading something conflicted”, Home Alone, Los Angeles, CA
2019 Home Plate, Amy S. Harrison Field, Riverside, CA
2018 Punishment’s Place, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
2018 Tour the Coliseum, Pam Residencies, Los Angeles, CA
2017 ‘Present Yerself at the Table’, 200 N San Fernando Rd, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Hi Res, 18 Albert Embankment, Lambeth, London, UK
2017 Pillar, Palazzo Contarini Polignac, Venice, Italy
2015 Midnight Stranger, Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Freestyle, McPoems, Los Angeles, CA

RESIDENCIES
2019 2245 Choreographic Residency, LA Dance Project
2017 Port Tonic Art Center, France

CURATORIAL
2021 – 2022 No Moon LA, Los Angeles, CA
2021 The Ansonia Survey Part II, Gattopardo, Los Angeles, CA
2017 Sparkling, Still, or Spirit: The Ansonia Survey, Los Angeles, CA 


COLLECTIONS
the Whitney Museum of American Art
the Los Angeles County Museum of Art

AWARDS
2022 Shortlisted — Publishing Performance, Loose Joints
2020 the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant
2019 the California Lieutenant Governor’s Arts Project

EDUCATION
2020 MFA, University of California, Riverside, CA
2011 BA, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA

Peter Tomka