About the artist
Tim Clifford's most recent work "Monument to a Missing Island" can be seen through October in the exhibition FLOW.16, Randall's Island Park, New York. Monument for a Missing Island, is a public sculpture made out of 9000 individual wooden elements, and commemorates the destruction of Flood Rock, a small island in the East River in 1885. FLOW16 is a partnership of the Bronx Museum of Arts and the Randall’s Island Park Alliance.
Tim Clifford lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. He received his B.A. from Bard College and his M.F.A. from the School of Visual Arts. Clifford's first New York solo exhibition Threat Assessment was shown at Howl! Happening December 11, 2015–January 7, 2016.. His work was recently seen in Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial at the Bronx Museum of the Arts, in Respond! at Smack Mellon in 2015, and in the historic Greenwood Cemetery chapel in Brooklyn in 2014. Previous exhibitions include Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City (2007) and High Desert Test Sites 5 in Joshua Tree, California (2006). Clifford participated in the Artist in the Marketplace program of the Bronx Museum of the Arts in 2015, and received an Emerging Artist Fellowship from Socrates Sculpture Park in 2007 and a NYFA fellowship in sculpture in 2001.
In addition to his work as an artist, Clifford is the co-author, with Jack Flam and Katy Rogers, of Robert Motherwell: 100 Years (Skira Press, 2015) and Robert Motherwell, Paintings and Collages: A Catalogue Raisonné 1941-1991 (3 vol.) published by Yale University Press (2012). He is guest curator for Robert Motherwell: A Centennial Celebration, an exhibition of archival documents drawn from the Archives of American Art in Washington D.C.