Born and raised in Tennessee.
Cody Tumblin currently lives and works in Chicago IL. 
Received a BFA from School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2013.
He spends much of his time cooking and eating tasty food.

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Interview in Comp Magazine by Chester Alamo Costello
Interview on IthacaMOMA Nov 2016
Interview with INSIDE/WITHIN May 2015
Interview with LVL3, Chicago 2014



2016 Visiting Aritist and Lecture at Denison University, OH
2014 Visiting Artist and Lecture at Aarhus Kunstskole, Denmark



(Upcoming) Stray Light Shadow Between, Devening Projects, Chicago IL 01.13.2019


Doom and Gloom, w/ Joshua Jay Johnson at C for Courtside, Knoxville TN 08.31.18


It Blooms Tomorrow, Good Enough, Atlanta GA 07.28.17
Today's Special, Mild Climate, Nashville TN 05.06.17


Shits and Giggles w/ Keith Allyn Spencer at Skylab Gallery, Columbus OH 10.28.16
The Outlet curated by Katy Cowan, Milwaukee 8.27.16
SPF15 w/ Lila de Magalhaes, San Diego 8.28.16
Sunlight Spit, Face in the Sky with Zack Rafuls at Fort Houston, Nashville TN 7.16
Solo booth at VOLTA NY w/ LVL3 Gallery, New York, NY 3.2.16


Awkward Dimensions, 2 person show at LVL3 w/ Jaime Angelopoulos Chicago, IL  8.22 - 9.20.15
Bits and Pieces, The Packing Plant, Solo Show / Nashville, TN 5.2.15
TELL TALE Solo exhibition at Devening Projects 3.15 - 4.18.15


Forlorn Luck, Lunchmoney Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark -- April 25


Cody Tumblin, The Office, The Salon Series, Chicago IL


Local Comfort, LVL3, Chicago IL 09.22.18
Pocket Object, curated by Noel Morical (mulitple traveling galleries USA) 09.18
As If A Field Could Become Some Dream curated by Brian Scott Campbell, No Place Gallery, Columbus OH 5.18.18
Winter Romance, Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago IL 01.20.18


Bone White Burial, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, New York NY 10.27.17
Water and Dreams, curated by Katy Cowan, Chicken Coop Contemporary, Portland 05.17
Got It For Cheap Vol. 2 curated by GIFC Worldwide, LA, NY, Greece
Limited Wear, LVL 3, Chicago IL 05.17
X7, LVL 3, Chicago IL 02.18.17


VELVET ROPES curated by GIFC Worldwide in NY 10.2016
Got It For Cheap curated by Charlie Roberts, rotating show in Copenhagen, Paris, London, LA
Come As You Are, Galleria Annarumma, Naples Italy (upcoming)
Mother Popcorn curated by Kevin McNamee-Tweed and Peter Shear, Big Medium, Austin, TX 2.26.16 - 3.26.16
Brad Tucker, Katherine Bradford, Ryan Nord Kitchen, Eve Lateiner, Katelyn Eichwald, Cody Tumblin, Lucy Mink Covello, Jonathan Ryan Storm, Jason Stopa, Alicia Gibson, Peter Shear
asperity economy asymmetry austerity intimacy curated by Kate Sierzputowski, The Franklin, Chicago, IL 12.26.15 - 1.23.16

Limited Wear, LVL3, Chicago IL 04.16


I Wish I Felt This Way at Home curated by Ann Catherine Carter and Zack Rafuls at Torrance Shipman, New York, NY
Seers, Signs curated by Dan Devening, 57W57 Arts, New York, NY
PRTY PPL curated by Josh Reames at Circuit 12, Dallas, TX


SHIT IS REAL, Devening Projects, Chicago IL
The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton NY
Prospective Series 1, Untitled, Chicago IL

2012 Abroad Term: Goldsmiths University of London, London UK
2013 BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL