Tim Hailey
1914 Lilly Lane, Jeffersonville, Indiana, USA 47130
(646) 344-0548

selected solo exhibitions

Strawberry Blonde, Ann Arbor Art Center, January 2016
I only want to see you underneath, solo show at Public Pool, Hamtramck, MI, March 2015
Star in the Ghetto, solo show at Public Pool, Hamtramck, MI, August 2011
Take a Chance on Rock and Roll LIVE!, Public Pool, Hamtramck, MI, March 2010
Star in the Ghetto, solo show at Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, April 2009
Take a Chance on Rock and Roll LIVE!, Antenna Gallery, New Orleans, Nov 2008
Sukiyaki, presented at NGC 224, Brooklyn, NY April 24, 2006
UNO MFA Belt Buckle Endowment, University of New Orleans, 2004-present
Brooklynnets.com, website, drawings and games, August 2003 to 2011
Return to the Battle of the Ironclads, a collaborative artistic and curatorial project with Libby Hartle, HEREart NYC 2002
You Da Bomb!, a solo exhibition at The Apartment, Istanbul, Turkey, 2002
Tour de Festival, a solo exhibition at Festival Garonne, Toulouse, France, 2001
Louisiana Open, New Orleans CAC, multiple solo exhibitions, 2001
!Torcedor!, in Sküta’s Fluxus Genetics project, Art in General, NYC 2001
Breeder’s Cup, solo show at Marguerite Oestreicher, New Orleans., 2000
Showermaster 2: pink or brown?, solo show at the Mermaid Lounge, New Orleans, 1999
EatMyInk, an ongoing motorsports multimedia intervention, October 1998-present
V&H Speedworks, collaborative installation and performance with Matt Vis at HEREart, NYC, 1998
Luxury/Stinker, collaborative performance with Matt Vis, New Orleans, September 1997
Backseat Rider, Backyard Pro, solo show at ZONE, Kansas City, 1997
Webelo, solo show at Not The Living Room, New Orleans, 1997
Freelancer, solo show, Mermaid Lounge, New Orleans, 1996

selected group exhibitions

Printers Without Presses, Public Pool, Hamtramck, MI, January-February 2017
Process/Story, curated by Thomas Lanham at Tall Grass Art Association, Park Forest, IL,April 2013
EYEBALLING, curated by Serkan Demir at Yaygara, Ankara, Turkey, Dec 2012
Three Quarters, curated by Brad White at Art Sanctuary, Louisville, KY, Oct 2012
Erasure at Public Pool, Hamtramck, Michigan, September-October 2010
Work and Tumble: Photocopier as Illuminator at Design99, Hamtramck, Michigan, November 2010
A Summer Wasted, 2 person show at Heist Gallery, New York, July 2009
Papercut, group show at Heist Gallery, New York, December 2008
St. Claude Collective, group show at Universal Furniture, New Orleans, Oct ’08-Jan ‘09
Urban Jealousy, the 1st International Roaming Biennial of Tehran, May-July 2008, Istanbul, Turkey
Four from New Orleans, Wagner Sousa, Galveston, TX, January 2008
Let’s Bolt Again, Rock Paper Scissor Collective, Oakland, CA, January 2008
Let’s Bolt, CSV Center, NYC August 2007
Come One Come All, group show at 3rd Ward, Brooklyn April-May 2007
International Flipbook Festival, Brooklyn, Vancouver, Sunderland, Philadelphia, 2006-7
NASCAR Inspired, Hickory Museum of Art, Hickory, NC, April-September, 2006
No Place Like Home, group show November 3, 2005 Giola Gallery, Chicago
Scope London, shown was American Muscle, Oct. 21-24, 2005
American Muscle, group show at Jonathan Ferrara, New Orleans, August 2004
Hydriotaphia: Artists Design Their Own Funeral Urns group show at Barrister’s Gallery, New Orleans, February 2005
Sculpture in the Broadest Sense, group show at UNO, New Orleans, 2004
70’s Japanese Motorbike Show, Peak-Point, Astoria, NY 2004
Recession 2003: $99 Store, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NYC 2003
Vices and Habits, HEREart, collaboration with Libby Hartle, NYC 2003
ErgonAmor, collaboration with Libby Hartle, LMCC’s Looking In exhibition, NYC 2002
GameShow, group show at HEREart, NYC May 2000
The Anti-Auto Show, a group show at Detroit Contemporary, Detroit, 2000
Under the Influence, group show at the New Orleans CAC, 2000
Barrel of Monkees, drink performance, Detroit Contemporary, 1999
New Orleans Triennial, New Orleans Museum of Art,1998
GameTable 2000, part of The American Living Room Festival at HEREart, New York, 1998
Kauseway Kruiser, part of group show at the New Orleans CAC, 1998
Bourbon Balls, part of Something to Bump Into group show, Mermaid Lounge, 1997
New American Talent, group show curated by Lisa Phillips, Austin (Texas) Museum of Art, 1995


From June 2000 to June 2004, I was co-director at HEREart in New York. Shows I curated along with co-director Libby Hartle include: Vices & Habits, Airport 03 (with Skta), Fictional Science (with Chicory Miles), Wormwood Hollow, Kinda Figurative, Air, Space & Water Museum, EA50, Holding Pattern: Peat Duggins & Virginia Poundstone, getluckywithanemergingartist.com, Timothy Blum: Half Baked, Mashed, and Foiled, Joshua Reiman: G. Washington, Chris Bors: Quest for Herb, Jason Clay Lewis: Poison, Christopher Saucedo: Select Sculpture, in 1/4 Scale Replica (unassembled), Barbara Weissberger: Fearfactor, Tim Vega Memorial Exhibition, Jenn Ross: Fluoxeteen; emerging artists that we exhibited include Mika Rottenberg, Aaron Young, Peter Coffin, etc. I also curated GameShow at HEREart, NYC May 2000Founding member of the Public Pool arts center in Hamtramck, Michigan

visiting artist appointments and residencies

Gmslk Academi in Bodrum, Turkey, New York University, University of Mississippi, Arkansas State University, University of Memphis, Santa Fe Art Institute, Bogazii and Okan Universitesi in Istanbul, Turkey


Detroit: Imaginary Cities published February 2007 by the Museum of
Contemporary Art Detroit: published was the drawing Lakeside
Fluxus Genetics, published by Art in General and DAP
The New Orleans Triennial
1998, published by the New Orleans Museum of Art
The Louisiana Open, published by the New Orleans Contemporary Art Center
New American Talent, published by the Austin Museum of Art
Just Racin, published by the Green Hill Center for North Carolina Art
reviews in Art in America, Mirmarlik, Times-Picayune, Autoweek, Detroit News, Gambit, Dergi, Tribeca Tribune, NY Arts, nola.com.

My articles, photos and illustrations have appeared in Motorcycle Street & Strip, Motorcycle Performance, AHDRA Speed, Super Streetbike, Speed, Style & Sound, 2 Wheel Tuner, Straightliner (managing editor), Drag Racing Action, dragbike.com, ADBA.com, Brotherhood Bikers Newsletter, BlackDragRacers.com, and Stupor. I also produce a series of motorcycle racing and culture DVDs on the EatMyInk label.

selected collections

National Basketball Association, Siemens Corporation, Royal Sonesta Hotels, Jonathon Demme, Dan Cameron, William Fagaly, Merit and Monte Shallet, Alexander Stolin


University of New Orleans, MFA 1995
Indiana University, BA 1984


Xavier University, New Orleans, LA, assistant professor, full time sabbatical replacement
taught Figure Drawing, Intro to Drawing, and Renaissance Art History; Faculty Liaison to Gradstar program, Student Advisor, Senior Exhibits Advisor. Spring 1998

University of New Orleans, Xavier University, William Carey College in Gulfport, Mississippi
Adjunct Assistant Professor; taught Figure Drawing 2, Design 1, and Drawing 1 at Xavier; Advanced Drawing at William Carey, and Art Appreciation, Intro to Drawing and 2D Fundamentals at the University of New Orleans. 1995-97, spring 2000

Arts Council of New Orleans, Urban Arts Training Program, Artist/Instructor
Artists led inner city 14-15 year old youths in creating commissioned designs for the community. Summer 1997

Jefferson Parish Schools, Louisiana, Special Education Visiting Artist
Worked with special education students in Metarie, Louisiana. Spring 1999

Young Audiences, Louisiana, Visiting Artist
Worked with fourth graders at for three days at LaPlace Elementary. Spring 1999

University of New Orleans, Graduate Instructor, August 1992 to May 1995

special thanks to the Joan Mitchell and Pollack-Krasner Foundations for their emergency grants, and to everyone who ever helped make this work.