Biography

Tobey Archer Visual Artist

FACULTY:
Broward Community College, 1981-2001, Miami-Dade Community College, Boca Raton Museum of
Art, Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale, Texas Southern University

EDUCATION:
1992: Vermont College of Norwich University, Montpelier, Vermont, M.A. in Studio Art
1971: University of Houston, Texas, B.F.A.

FELLOWSHIPS and GRANTS:
2007-8: State of Florida, Specific Project Grant: Tobey Archer-Night Meditations 1 :HCC Ybor Art Gallery
1993/4: Duane Hanson Allied Artists Award (first recipient), Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
1989: Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL (Steven Antonakos, Masters Workshop)
1980: John C. Campbell Folk School, Brasstown, N. C. (metal sculpture)

SELECTED INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS:
2008: HCC Ybor Art Gallery, Tampa Florida
2007: Jewish Museum, Art Basel, Miami Beach, FL
2006: Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, FL; Sunrise Civic Center Gallery, FL
2005: Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2004: Boca Raton Museum of Art: All Florida, Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale and Artist's Haven Gallery, FL
2003: New Plymouth, New Zealand, Open Space Gallery, Allentown, PA; CRCC Webber Center, Ocala, FL
2002: IGFA Museum, Fort Lauderdale, FL
2001: Gallery Yes, Wilton Manors, FL
2000: Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, FL
1999/2000: Coral Springs Museum of Art (*2&*3)
1998: Gallery 421 (*2) and Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1997: The Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, and the Florida Philharmonic
1996: Museum of Art , Fort Lauderdale, FL (*3)
1995: Museum of Science and Discovery (*3) and Lee Wagoner Gallery (*1), Fort Lauderdale, FL, Schmidt Center, (*2)
1994: Let There Be Neon Gallery, New York City, NY and 621 Gallery, Tallahassee, FL
1993/4:Blockbuster IMAX Theater Gallery, Museum of Discovery and Science, Fort Lauderdale, FL (*1)
1993: Center of Contemporary Art, North Miami; Margulies-Taplin Gallery,Gallery Center, Boca Raton, FL, Art Institute Fort Lauderdale, and Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1992: Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL and Brevard Art Center and Museum, Melbourne, FL
1991: Art and Culture Center, Hollywood, FL (1997,1995, 1989-1991)
1990: Fine Arts Gallery, Broward Community College, Davie, FL (1984-1990)
1989: Thomas Center Gallery, Gainesville, FL
1988: OK South Gallery, Museum of Science and Planetarium, Miami, FL, Zwickler Art Gallery, Dania, FL (*1) Fine Arts Gallery, Broward Community College, Davie, FL
1987: Smithsonian Museum Traveling Exhibition, Kingsport Fine Arts center, TN, Miami Youth Museum, FL
1986: Carefully Chosen Gallery, Miami Beach, FL (*1) and Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL
1985: Boca Raton Museum of Art, FL (*1) One Person Exhibition (*2) Featured Artist (*3) Installation

SELECTED AWARD EXHIBITIONS:
1998 & 1994-1996: Signs of the Times Magazine, 1994,* 1996*
1990: Bakehouse Art Complex, Juror: Dorothea Rockburne*
1989: Boca Raton Corporate Complex*
1988: Metropolitan Museum and Art Center, Coral Gables, FL, Juror: Ivan Karp
1987: Boca Raton Museum of Art, and Broward Art Guild, Juror: Sam Gilliam
1986: NCNB Palmetto Gallery
1985: Boca Raton Museum of Art,1515 South Federal Associates and Professional Artists' Guild** Best in Show

PRIVATE AND MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:
Japan, Taiwan, Israel, Iran, Mexico, New Zealand, France, England, Canada, U.S.A.

BOOKS: DESIGNING THE WORLD'S BEST PUBLIC ART, COMPLETE COLOR, ARCHITECTURAL ARTS AND
SCULPTURE #14, #15, and the SOURCEBOOK OF ARCHITECTURAL AND INTERIOR ART.