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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 food and/ or playing table top RPGs

codytumblin@gmail.com

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

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

AWARDS
2019 Hopper Prize Finalist
2013 Presidential Scholarship Award, SAIC

PUBLICATIONS / INTERVIEWS
ART MAZE Magazine, 2019
Interview with Hopper Prize, 2019
Interview with Hunted Projects, Edinburgh Scotland, 2019
Interview in Comp Magazine by Chester Alamo Costello, 2018
Interview on IthacaMOMA, 2016
Interview with INSIDE/WITHIN, 2015
Interview with LVL3, 2014

RESIDENCIES
Ace Hotel, with thanks to Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago 2019
Godsbanen, Aarhus Denmark, 2014

WRITING
Review of solo shows Kate Conlon and Carris Adams at Goldfinch Gallery, 2019, New City
An Assembly of Voices: Review of Sun Setting/ Faith in Strangers at Devening Projects, 2019, New City 
To Capture the Memory of Light: Review of Ann Craven at Shane Campbell, 2019, New City
All Well and Good at Circle Contemporary / Arts of Life, Chicago Artist Writers
Jenn Smith ‘Divine Ventriloquism’ at Apparatus Projects, Chicago Artist Writers


SOLO & TWO PERSON SHOWS

2020

Yet to be Titled, Rockford Art Museum, Rockford IL 10.20

2019

Stray Light Shadow Between, Devening Projects, Chicago IL 01.13.2019

2018

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

2017

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

2016

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

2015

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

2014

Forlorn Luck, Lunchmoney Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark 

2013

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

GROUP SHOWS

2019

Like Sirens, curated by Erin Hayden and the Arts of Life Committee, Open Gallery, Chicago IL 05.03.19
Rulers curated by Jason Lazarus at Coco Hunday, Tampa FL 06.01.19
Velvet Ropes, 0-0 Gallery, Los Angeles LA 05.19

2018

Local Comfort, LVL3, Chicago IL 09.22.18
Paper Cuts, Saatchi Gallery/ Kris Day 2018
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

2017

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

2016

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

2015

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

2014

Code Art Fair with Lunchmoney Gallery, Denmark

2013

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