Thursday, September 27, 2007

Deep Inside Rusty Nail Studio

Tow Truck Ceramic Relief

Updated Current Vitae

Tom Carey aka Rusty Nail Studio


MFA, Painting and Printmaking, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
PA, 2000
BFA, Studio Art with a concentration in Painting, Wayne State University, Detroit MI,

One Person Shows
“Populist Mechanics”, Alley Culture, Detroit MI, 2002
“Hallucination Warehouse”, University City Arts League, Philadelphia PA, 2000
“Graduate Thesis Exhibition”, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
PA, 2000

Group Exhibitions
“State of the Union”, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI, 2007
“Print Portfolio”, Current Gallery, Baltimore, MD, 2007
“2007 Michigan Fine Arts Competition”, BBAC, Birmingham, MI, 2007, Second Place Prize
“75th Anniversary All Media Juried Show”, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit MI 2007
“The Book Show”, Slusser Gallery, Univ of Mich, Ann Arbor MI, 2006
“Noise Putty/Secret Land of If”, two person show with Jamie Easter, BookBeat Gallery, Oak Park MI, 2006
“Drawing Into Painting”, Ann Arbor Art Center, Ann Arbor MI, 2006
“Summer Group Exhibition”, District Arts Gallery, Birmingham MI, 2005
“Beaks and Bucks”, Pr1mary Space Gallery, Hamtramck MI, 2004
“November Coming Fire”, Alley Culture, Detroit MI, 2004
“Five Shows/ Five Days”, Detroit Artists Market, Detroit MI, 2004
“Philly: People, Places, Things”, Spector Gallery, Philadelphia PA, 2002
“Works on Paper 2001”, curated by Thelma Golden, Arcadia University Art Gallery,
Glenside PA, 2001
“Tom + Tomo”, (two person show) Spector Gallery, Philadelphia PA, 2001
“Fresh Blood”, curated by Andrew Jeffrey Wright and Shelly Spector, Painted Bride
Art Center, Philadelphia PA, 2000
“Sold Out: Silent Auction”, Freeman’s Auction House, Philadelphia PA, 1999
“Hand to Hand”, Sponsored by Mercedes Benz, Exhibited at International Auto Shows
in Detroit, Barcelona, and Frankfurt, 1997
“The Linen Show”, Willis Gallery, Detroit MI, 1996

“Flat Files”, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY, 2002.

Public Collections
“Print Collection”, New York Public Library, New York, NY

El Diablo

Dog Star Man

Helmet Head

Gemini Robot

Dirty Scans Two

Here's a few more relief prints scanned in from the Rusty Nail Archives:

Dirty Scans

Here's a few quick scans of some relief prints from the Rusty Nail Studio Archives: