Tory Franklin CV
2005 - 2007 MFA Studio Art concentration in print and paper installation. Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University. New Brunswick, NJ
1995 - 2000 BFA 5 Year Program concentration in photography and drawing. Cornish College of the Arts. Seattle, WA
Grants and Honors
2014 Art Projects grant - 4Culture. Seattle, WA
2013 City Artists Projects grant - Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs. Seattle, WA
2012 GAP grant - Artist Trust. Seattle, WA
2012 Site - Specific grant - 4Culture. Seattle, WA
2024 TBD - created with Eroyn Franklin for Sound Transit's Star Lake Light Rail Station Kent, WA
2018 The Ibis Maiden - Arts A Glow, Burien Lantern Festival. Burien, WA
2018 24 Toe Screen - Bellwether 2018, Bellevue City Hall. Bellevue, WA
1018 Remnant Reweaving - The Maverick, Burien, WA
2018 The Ibis Maiden - Portland Winter Light Festival. Portland, OR
2017 The Peacock Maiden - Arts A Glow, Burien Landern Festival. Burien, WA
2017 Portrait Lanterns - Portland Winter Light Festival. Portland, OR
2016 Vasilissa the Brave - Arts A Glow, Burien Lantern Festival. Burien, WA
2015 Brocade Composition - Cornish Playhouse, Seattle Center Campus. Seattle, WA
2015 Fecund created with Eroyn Franklin for Harborview Medical Center’s permanent collection. Seattle, WA. Commissioned by 4Culture.
2014 Four Seasons - Greater Seattle Bureau of Fearless Ideas (formerly 826 Seattle). Year long changing window installation. Seattle, WA. Created with grants from 4Culture and the Seattle Office of Arts & Culture.
2014 Six Swans Denouement - Mad Campus, Mad Art & University of Washington. Seattle, WA
2014 Six Swans - Artscapes, Spaceworks Woolworth’s Windows. Tacoma, WA
2013 Sea of Troubles - Storefronts Auburn. Auburn, WA
2013 Trove - Renton Arts Commission. Renton, WA
2012 Fe Fi Fo Fum - SoundTransit Capitol Hill Red Wall Project. Seattle, WA
2012 The Firebird - Storefronts Seattle. Seattle, WA. 6 Month changing window installation.
2011 Brier Beauty -Tales of Two Sisters, The VERA Project. Seattle, WA
2010 The Firebird, Introduction - Artscapes, Spaceworks Windows. Tacoma, WA
2019 Beasties and Monster Girls - Joe Bar. Seattle, WA
2009 Serenata / Skirmish - Bambi Project. Philadelphia, PA
2009 Zooid Vamoose - FLUXspace. Philadelphia, PA
2007 Surrogate Automata / Parlor Play, MFA Exhibition - Mason Gross Gallery. New Brunswick, NJ
2006 Façade Retro-fit - Mc Caw Hall, Seattle Opera House. Seattle, WA
2006 Façade - Gallery 4Culture. Seattle, WA
2004 Sketches for The SS Marie Antoinette - Bluebottle Art Gallery. Seattle, WA
2002 Gameroom - Commencement Art Gallery. Tacoma, WA
2001 Fidget / Stasis - Patricia Cameron Fine Art. Seattle, WA
2001 Toe Tapping Tedium - Black Lab Gallery. Seattle, WA
2000 Silver Screen, BFA Exhibition - Cornish Westlake Studios. Seattle, WA
Selected Group Shows
2017 Rouge Nellie Alumni Exhibition - Cornish College of the Arts. Seattle, WA
2015 Seattle Art Museum Party in the Park - Olympic Sculpture Park. Seattle, WA
2012 Hand Bound - SOIL. Seattle, WA
2012 Published by the Artist - International Print Center New York. NYC
2012 Cat Faces - FICTILIS. Seattle, WA
2010 Pedal Pop - Warehouse Theater. Greenville, SC
2011 Short Run - Fantagraphics. Seattle, WA
2008 Once Upon A Time - ISE Foundation. NYC
2008 Dualities - Cornish College of the Arts Main Gallery. Seattle, WA
2008 Bollywood Invitational - COCA. Seattle, WA
2008 Bambi Biennial - Bambi Project. Philadelphia, PA
2008 Petri Dishes - White Box / HiArt. NYC
2008 There Will Be Animals - Bambi Project. Philadelphia, PA
2007 If I See You Around Here Again - Texas Firehouse. Queens, NYC
2007 ART MINI - Tastes Like Chicken. Brooklyn, NYC
2007 CAA New York Area MFA Exhibition - Hunter College Times Square Gallery. NYC
2006 Inherent Nature - Cornish College of the Arts Main Gallery. Seattle, WA
2006 Welcome Back - Mason Gross Gallery. New Brunswick, NJ
2005 1st Year MFA Exhibition - Mason Gross Gallery. New Brunswick, NJ
2005 Suitcase 2 - Glas Moog Gallery. Köln, Germany
2005 Land Use Action - Viking Union Gallery. Bellingham, WA
2005 Zoo Project - Sand Point Naval Base. Seattle, WA
2004 Lucky Strike Art Pack Exhibition - COCA. Seattle, WA
2004 Carry On - SEA/TAC International Airport. Seattle, WA
2003 Works on Paper - Crawl Space. Seattle, WA
2004 True Blue - Priceless Works. Seattle, WA
2003 Cornish Alumni Invitational - Washington State Convention Center. Seattle, WA
2003 Speak and Spell - SOIL and POUND. Seattle, WA
2003 A Visit to Stephen’s House - SAW. Seattle, WA
2003 Girlie Fun Show - Ladyfest Seattle, Consolidated Works. Seattle, WA
2002 Super Figurative Approximations - Old Dominion University. Norfolk, VA
2002 Three behind Sublevelthree - Black Lab Gallery. Seattle, WA
2001 Force Mass Volume - ArtDrill, Sandpoint Naval Base. Seattle, WA
2001 Entertainments - Commencement Art Gallery. Tacoma, WA
2001 Rampant Individuality - Whatcom Museum. Bellingham, WA
1999 Faculty Selects - Fisher Gallery, Cornish College of the Arts. Seattle, WA
The City of Bellevue, Harborview Medical Center, Cornish College of the Arts, Mary Alice Cooley Print Collection, Kiki Smith
2014 - 2019 Print Resource Lab Technician - Cornish College of the Arts. Seattle, WA - Build and maintain a water based screen print lab and work one-on-one problem solving with college art students on a variety of substrates.
2003 - 2016 Instructor, Poster Designer, Screen Print Committee Member - The VERA Project. Seattle, WA - Maintain and teach in a water-based screen print lab for flat stock and textiles working with all ages.
2007 - 2010 Signage Fabricator, Installer - Sign A Rama Center City. Philadelphia, PA - Created and installed quick turn around vinyl lettering, exterior signage, digital solvent prints and banners.
2003 Architectural Signage Fabricator, Installer - Doty And Associates. Seattle, WA - Created and installed luxury way finding and donor walls for full building integration. Screen printed with solvent inks on glass, metals, wood, granite, laminates and photo-polymer plates.
2001 - 2003 Large Format Screen Printer - IVEY Imaging. Seattle, WA - Operated a 6’ x 10’ automatic screen print press running Pantone matched UV ink. Printed on a wide variety of plastics, magnetics, decals and banners, finishing of print campaigns for Nordstroms, Eddie Bauer, Starbucks, Adidas, Microsoft.
2015 - 2016 Color Theory in Screen Printing, Advanced Class - The VERA Project. Seattle, WA
2011 - 2016 Figure Drawing - Cornish College of the Arts Summer Program. Seattle, WA
2003 - 2016 Screen Print 101 - The VERA Project. Seattle, WA
2014 Folk Tale Shadow Puppets - 826 Seattle. Seattle, WA
2012 Screen Printing Intensive - Cornish College of the Arts Summer Program. Seattle, WA
2012 Graphic Design Camp - Pacific Science Center and The VERA Project. Seattle, WA
2006 - 2007 Drawing Fundamentals - Mason Gross. New Brunswick, NJ
2006 Figure Drawing - Mason Gross Summer Program. New Brunswick, NJ
Soyon Im. “MadCampus: Vibrant outdoor exhibit brings local art to public spaces at UW.” International Examiner. October 10, 2014. Web.
Brian Beckley. “Fairy tales fill empty windows downtown.” Renton Reporter [Renton] August 29, 2013. Print.
Rosemary Ponnekanti. “Spaceworks project puts temporary art in vacant Tacoma spaces.” The News Tribune [Tacoma] July 11, 2010. Print.
Edith Newhall. “Variety of creatures featuring light, sound, humor.” The Philadelphia Inquirer [Philadelphia] August 30, 2009. Print.
Randy Kennedy. “Art to make you laugh (and cry).” The New York Times [New York] August 27, 2009. Print.
Adriana Grant. “Cornish and SAM team up, and the result is more than meets the eye.” Seattle PI [Seattle] November 13, 2008. Print.