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T.L Solien, born in Fargo North Dakota in 1949, received a BA degree in Art from Moorhead State University, Moorhead MN in 1973, and an MFA in Painting and Sculpture from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 1977.


Solien has been  invited to  participate in numerous exhibitions  of National and International magnitude including, the 1983 Whitney Biennial, the 39th  Biennial of American Painting at the Corcoran Museum, Washington, D.C.; Avant-Grade in the 80”s, at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; The American Artist as Printmaker,   Brooklyn Museum NY; Images and Impressions, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; and Contemporary Drawings, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA. Solien was the subject, recently, of a 25 year retrospective at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison WI, entitled “ T.L. Solien: Myths and Monsters", as well as a touring exhibition porganized by the Plains Museum of Fargo North Dakota, entitled "Toward the Setting Sun", comprised of 65 work, and supported by a 200 page catalog published and distributed by the University of Minnesota Press.


Solien has had approximately 40 solo exhibitions over the last 25 years.


In 2007 Solien was awarded a fellowship in Painting from the Joan Mitchell Foundation in  New York City , and has been the recipient of numerous honors, including multiple Bush Foundation and Jerome Foundation fellowships, and numerous University of Wisconsin Graduate School Research Grants. Solien received a Wisconsin State Arts Board Individual Artist Grant in 2010. Solien has been named  an “Outstanding Alumni” at both the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, and Moorhead State University, MN.


Solien lived rurally with his family, near Pelican Rapids Minnesota, from 1983-93, and subsequently has held teaching positions at The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH; The University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, and  Montana State University, Bozeman, MT.  Solien is currently a tenured Professor in the Art Department at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, WI., and has been a member of that faculty since 1997.


Solien is represented by Tory Folliard Gallery in Milwaukee,Luise Ross Gallery in New York City, and Bockley Gallery in Minneapolis. Solien is also represented in numerous corporate and public collections including, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Art Institute of Chicago, IL; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis;  High Museum of Art, Atlanta; The Metropolitan Museum, New York; The Tate Modern, London;  The Smithsonian Museum ,Washington D.C.;  The Frederick Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles;  The National Museum of American Art, Washington, D.C.;  The Milwaukee Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI. and  Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI.  






T.L. Solien

6 Pelham Court

Madison, Wisconsin 53713

(H) 608-270-9547

Born in Fargo, North Dakota





1977                M.F.A.,  University of Nebraska (painting and sculpture)

                                       Major Professors:  Richard Trickey, Douglas Ross

1973                B.A.,      Moorhead  State University, MN





2005-present    Professor 2-D (Painting) Department of Art

2002-2005       Associate Professor, 2-D (Painting) , Department of Art

                        University of Wisconsin-Madison

1997-2002       Assistant Professor, 2-D (Painting), Department of Art,

                        University of Wisconsin-Madison

1996-1997       Visiting Associate Professor (Painting, Drawing, Printmaking),

                        Montana State University, Bozeman

1992-1996       Visiting Assistant Professor (Painting and Drawing), University of Iowa

1991                Visiting Artist (one quarter), The Ohio State University, Columbus



2017                Award in the Creative Arts, UW Arts Institute

                        WARF Jack Damer Professorship of Art

2016                Graduate Research Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2015                Graduate Research Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2014                Graduate Research Award, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2011                Vilas Research Fellowship, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2010                Wisconsin State Arts Board Fellowship

2008                Joan Mitchell Foundation Fellowship in Painting, NY

2005                Emily Mead Baldwin-Bascom Professorship in the Creative Arts

1995                Outstanding Alumni Award, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

1994                McKnight Foundation Mid-Career" Artist Fellowship, MN

1990                Bush Foundation Artists Fellowship, MN

1988                Best Painter over 30, "Best of Twin Cities", Twin Cities Magazine

1986                McKnight Fellowship, MN

1986                "People to Watch", Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine

1984                Outstanding Young Alumni, Moorhead State University, MN

1982                Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship, Studio and Exhibition Program, Paris

1981                Bush Foundation Artists Fellowship, MN

1981                Jerome Foundation Fellowship, MN




2020    T.L. Solien:"See the Sky"  Nemeth Art Center, Park Rapid, MN  Curated by Christopher Atkins

            "T.L. Solien"  Levee Contemporary, Princeton, WI

2019    T.L. Solien :  Forest Fighter/ Black Eye Joke

2017    TL Solien: "The Foreseeable Past"  Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

            TL Solien: Antonio Colombo Arts Contemporanea, Milan, IT

            TL Solien/ Sean Gannon  Paris/London/Hong Kong,  Chicago, IL

2016    TL Solien "Going West" Visual Art Center, Washington Pavillion

             Sioux Falls, SD 

2015    TL Solien: “Yesterday, It Was Sunny” Florida Gulf Coast University.

             Fort Meyers Florida

           “TL Solien Recent Work”, Rhinelander Art Center, Rhinelander WI

2014    TL Solien “Toward the Setting Sun”, Sheldon Museum, Lincoln, Nebraska

            TL Solien “Toward the Setting Sun”, Yellowstone Art Center, Billings, MT  

2013    TL Solien “Toward the Setting Sun” Plains Museum, Fargo ND (traveling)

            TL Solien: “the loneliest gods”  Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI 

2010    TL Solien: “Bogusville”, Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

            “TL Solien Drawings”  Carroll University, WI

            "TL Solien" St. Ambrose University, Davenport IA

2009    TL Solien  “To the West” Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

2008    TL Solien  “Myths and Monsters” Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, WI                    

2008    “TL Solien: Works on Paper” Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee

2007     TL Solien “Drawings 1997-2004” Bockley Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

2006     TL Solien: “Insulatus”  Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

2005    “TL Solien:  Monotypes”  Washington University, St. Louis, MO

2005    “TL Solien: Cemetery Stack”   Rhodes College, Memphis TN  

2004    “TL Solien: Hollow” Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

2003    “TL Solien: Boiled Over”  Museum of Art, Bowling Green University, OH

2003     “TL Solien: Works on Paper” Wilson Center for the Arts, Waukesha Wisconsin

2002    Esther Klein Gallery, Philadelphia PA

2002    The Print Center, Philadelphia PA

2002     Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2001    "Small Frescoes"  Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison WI

2001    "Nocturnal" The Wisconsin Academy, Madison WI                      

2000    "Innocence Transfigured"  Fassbender Gallery, Chicago IL

1999    Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

1997    Montana State University, Bozeman, MT

1996    Wienstein Gallery, Minneapolis

1994    John C. Stoller & Co., Minneapolis

1993    John C. Stoller & Co., Minneapolis

1991    John C. Stoller & Co., Minneapolis

1990    Des Moines Art Center, IA

1990    Michael Walls Gallery, New York

1989    Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1988    Plains Art Museum, Moorhead, MN

1988    John C. Stoller & Co., Minneapolis

1987    Barbara Toll Fine Arts, New York

1987    van Straaten Gallery, Chicago

1986    Cantor/Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1986    John C. Stoller & Co., Minneapolis

1985    Getler/Pall/Saper Gallery, New York, NY

1985    Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, MA

1984    Cantor/Lemberg Gallery, Birmingham, MI

1984    Getler/Pall Gallery, New York, NY

1983    Getler/Pall Gallery, New York

1983    van Straaten Gallery, Chicago, IL

            “Les Pierres Du Minnesota” American Center, Paris FRA

1981    Glen Hanson Gallery, Minneapolis

1980    Fort Worth Museum, Fort Worth

1980    Glen Hanson Gallery, Minneapolis

1979    Glen Hanson Gallery, Minneapolis

1979    Minneapolis College of Art and Design



2020    "Chroma" Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2019    "Nature Morte" Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee WI

2018    “Mistakes”  Gallery Also, Los Angeles, CA Curated by Sarah Abramson

            “Big”  Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

2017    TL Solien/ Sean Gannon, Paris/London/Hong Kong Gallery, Chicago IL

            "Ocotillo"  Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2016    "How High" Left Field Gallery, San Louis Obispo, CA

            “Gotitforcheap”, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, DK, Steinslandberliner

             Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden, Haik Headquarters, Oslo, Norway, Agnes B

             Official Gallery, Paris, France

            “Super Natural” Kohler Museum of Art, Sheboygan, WI

            "Wallflowers"  Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

            "University of Wisconsin Faculty Quadrennial", Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, WI

2015    "Recent Acquisitions" Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI     

            "Draw"  Feather and Bone Gallery, Appleton, WI  

             "Draftsman's Draft" Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY      

             "Salon Show"  Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee WI 

             “No Title” T.L. Solien & Ryan Christian Travis, Left Field Gallery

              San Luis Obispo, CA

             “The Big Show” Silas Marder Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

             “Duck Show”, Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

             “Duck Show”, Minotaur Projects, Los Angeles, CA.

2014      “Summer in Wisconsin” Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee WI

              “25 Years of Tandem Press” Chazen Museum, Madison WI

2013      “Contemporary Collage” Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, WI

              “The New Rococco” (3 person exhibition) Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

              “Contemporary Rococo” Carthage College, Kenosha, WI

              “Contemporary Prints” Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

               “25th Anniversary Exhibition” Tory Folliard gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2012     "Someone Else’s Dream"  Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL          

              ‘Design Initiatives” Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison WI

               ‘UW Faculty Quadrennial”  Chazen Museum, Madison WI

2011     "Small"  Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

2010     “ Alchemy and Image”  Rockford Museum of Art  (Solien, Stonehouse, Wilde)

              “Apple Pie: Symbols of Americana in the MMOCA Collection”, Madison, WI        

             “MMOCA Design 2010 “

             “Human Touch” Joselyn Museum of Art, Omaha, NE

             “The White Album”, Plains Museum, Fargo ND

             “Selected Vision” James Watrous Gallery, Wisconsin Academy, Madison, WI

             “Summer In Wisconsin”  Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2009      “Pretty, Strange”  ,Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

             “Something Wicked This Way Comes” Madison Museum of Contemporary Art,

2008        University of Wisconsin Faculty Quadrennial, Chazen Museum, Madison WI

2007     “Rare Birds”  Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

              Pelter Gallery, Greenville, SC

             “Luise Ross Gallery NYC: TL Solien, Chynna Marks, John Dilg”  Wake Forest,

                       North Carolina

2006     “Fun”  Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

             “Human Touch”, ICA-Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

            “Darling Projects”  Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago

            “Drawn”  Barry Whistler Gallery, Dallas TX

2005     “Chicago International Art Exposition”, Chicago, IL

             “Welcome”  Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

2004     “Decades” Wisconsin Academy of Art, Madison, WI

             “Portrait:  Investigation of Self”  Camberwell College of Art, The London

               Institute; University of West England, Bristol; University of Utah,

               Salt Lake City ; Montana State University, Bozeman

             Mississippi Museum of Art, Jackson, Mississippi

             “Collectors Exhibition” Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas

            “Nebraska Printmakers”  Great Plains Gallery, UNL-Lincoln, NE

            “Tooth and Nail”, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

             “Strange Presences” Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2003      “University of Wisconsin-Madison Faculty Quadrennial, Elvehjem Museum

               Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY

2003     WAM ( Jon Oulman Gallery)  Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis MN

2003     US/ Great Britain Print Exhibition (organized by Montana State University)

2002     Chicago International Art Exposition at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

2001    “ Cartoons, Dolls and Childrens Stories”  Delta Axis/Marshall Arts Gallery,

                Memphis, TN

2000    Chicago International Art Exposition at Navy Pier, Chicago IL.

             "New Acquisitions" Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

             "Gallery Artists" Fassbender Gallery, Chicago

1999      "15x15"x30" Fassbender Gallery, Chicago

              “Gallery Artists” Wienstien Gallery, Minneapolis


1998       Selections from the Permanent Collection ,Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

               Game of Chance ,Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, CA

               Game of Chance, Rockford College Art Gallery, Rockford, IL

               Game of Chance, Santa Monica College Art Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

               25th Anniversary Exhibition, Artemesia Gallery, Chicago

              “Gallery Artists” Wienstien Gallery, Minneapolis

1997       Game of Chance, Printworks Gallery, Chicago

              Game of Chance, Suzanne Cummins Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

              Tyler Graphics Archive, Center for Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

              Landfall Press:  a Survey, Milwaukee Museum of Art

              Museum Without Walls, Plains Art Museum, Fargo, ND

              Prints from the Minneapolis Art Institute, American Embassy, Tokyo, Japan

1995      “ Bewildered Image2”, T.L. Solien, Lance Kiland, Minneapolis Art Institute

               Printmaking in America:  The Collaborative Print and Presses 1960-1990 ,

                        Bloch Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL

               McKnight Fellows Exhibition, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

               University of  Iowa Faculty Exhibition, Museum of Art, University of Iowa

1992       Little Jewels, John C. Stoller & Co., Minneapolis

               Visiting Faculty Exhibition, Ohio State University, Columbus

              Works in Edition:  Recent Releases, John C. Stoller & Co., Minneapolis

              “100 Years of  American Prints”  Sheldon Museum, Lincoln NE

1990       Chicago International Art Exposition at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

1989       The 1980's:  Selections From the Joshua P. Smith Collection,

                        National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

              “ Contemporary Drawings”, High Museum of Contemporary Art, Atlanta, GA

1989       Gallery Artists, Michael Walls Gallery, NY

1988       First Impressions, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

1987       “Avant-Garde in the Eighties”, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

1987       Selections From the Frederick Weismann Collection, Baltimore Museum

                        (and traveling)

1986      Chicago International Art Exposition at Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

              First Bank Collection, Pittsburgh Center for the Arts

              First Artist Portfolio, Chemical Bank, NY

              Eight McKnight Artists, Minneapolis College of Art and Design

              Selections:  Gallery Artists, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, NY

             1986 National Print Invitational, Anchorage, AK

              State of the Art:  Recent Acquisitions, Plains Art Museum, Moorhead, MN

              New Acquisitions:  Works on Paper, Walker Art Center, MN

              Boston Collects, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

              Works on Paper, Barry Whistler Gallery , Dallas

              “Saints and Sinners”, DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA

              “Contemporary Graphics: Sheldon Selection”  Sheldon Museum, Lincoln, NE

1984      39th Biennial Exhibition of American Painting, Corcoran Museum,

                  Washington, DC

             “ Images and Impressions”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

             24x24, Ruth Siegal Gallery, NY

             “ Drawings”, Barbara Toll Fine Arts, NY

             “Here and Now”, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC

             Contemporary American Art, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, GA

1983     1983 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY

             The American Artist as Printmaker, The Brooklyn Museum, NY

             “Contemporary Prints”, Delahunty Gallery, Dallas

1982     The Bewildered Image, Minneapolis Institute of Arts

1981     General Mills Art Collection, Lock Haven Center, Orlando, FL

1981     Prints and Multiples, Glen Hanson Gallery, Minneapolis

1977     Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

1976     Sheldon Memorial Gallery, Lincoln, NE

1975     Ohio State University, Columbus

               University of Tennessee, Knoxville




1985    Binding, frontispiece and two interior etchings for a novella by John

                        Hawkes, Innocence in Extremis, Grenfel Press, Pub., New York

1984    Sets and Costumes for "The Mirror", choreographed and performed by

                        Leigh Dillard with music by Zeitgeist, presented by Walker Art Center,


1983    Cover illustration for Conjunctions 4  (a literary review), New York

1982    Poster Design for New Dance Ensemble with New Dance Ensemble and

                        Vermillion Editions, Ltd., Minneapolis

1980    Production of 16mm color film "The Boneskid" with filmmaker Daniel Pullen





Antonio Colombo Arts Contemporanea   TL Solien/ Luke Pelletier   2017

Sheehy, Colleen   T.L. Solien: “Toward the Setting Sun”, Plains Museum of Art, Fargo, ND.  Essays by Michael Duncan, Elizabeth Schultz, Colleen Sheehy, and Erika Doss.


Tory Folliard Gallery,  “T.L. Solien: the loneliest gods”, Milwaukee WI. Essay by John Dilg, preface by Fred Stonehouse.


Simon, Jane   “TL Solien: Myths and Monsters” MMOCA, Madison, WI


Dobbins, Hamlett   “TL Solien: Cemetery Stack”  Rhodes College, Memphis TN


Nathan, Jacquiline   “TL Solien: Boiled Over” (brochure) Bowling Green University 

                                   Bowling Green OH, Sept. 2003

James, Linda.     "Innocence Transfigured" (a letter/essay to T.L. Solien-Oct. 2000)

                            Fassbender Gallery 2000

Rowe-Shields, Michelle.    T. L. Solien-"Fictitious Self -Portraits", Evanston Art Center,


Freeman, Jeff.     “Vital Heat”, University of South Dakota, 1997


Hansen, Trudy;    Mickenberg, David; Moser, Joann; Walker, Barry. “ Printmaking in

                             America (Collaborative Prints and Presses 1960-1990)” Harry W.

                            Abrams Inc. Publisher, 1996

Riddle, Mason.    Bewildered Image2  (Recent Paintings by T.L. Solien and Lance Kiland)

                           Minneapolis Art Institute 1995

 Lieu, Catherine.  Six McKnight Artists 1994-95  Minneapolis College of Art and Design,


Prysbilla, Carrie.  Contemporary American Drawings  (High Museum of Contemporary

                           Art, Atlanta, 1990)

Armstrong, Elizabeth; Friedman, Martin; Goldwater, Marge.  Selections from the

                            Permanent Collection  (Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1990)

Fine, Ruth E. (ed.). The 1980's:  Prints from the Collection of Joshua P. Smith  (National

                            Gallery, Washington, D.C., 1989)

Armstrong, Elizabeth.   First Impressions  (Walker Art Center, 1988)

Hopkins, Henry T.; Halpern, Nora.   Selections from the Frederick R. Weismann    

                            collection  (The Frederick R. Weismann Collection, Los Angeles, 1987)

Fox, Howard; Eliel, Carol.  Avante-Garde in the Eighties  (Los Angeles County Museum

                             of Art, 1987)

Felshin, Nina; McEvilley, Thomas.  Focus on the Image:  Selections from the Rivendell

                            Collection  (ITA Corporation and Art Museum, Association of

                            America, 1986)


Lyons, Lisa.  The 39th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting  (The

                            Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., 1985)   

Walker, Barry.  The American Artist as Printmaker  (Brooklyn Museum, 1984)

Armstrong, Elizabeth; Goldwater, Marge.  Images and Impressions (Walker Art Center,


DesChamps, Madeleine.  T.L. Solien les pierres de Minnesota (American Center, Paris,


1983 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art (illus)

Martin, Mary Abbe.  The Bewildered Image (Minneapolis Institute of Arts, 1982)




Salas, Rafael Francisco  "Solien, Nordqvist Paintings Hint at Dark Stories"  Milwaukee Journal Sentinel,

                                         May, 2017

Kerzman, Kris  “T L Solien” Artpulse, (www)  Sept. 19, 2013

Beek, Lauren     TL Solien’s “Toward the Setting Sun” High Plains Reader September 2013

Vaughn, Katie   “TL Solien: Dark Matter”  Madison Magazine, August 2012

Grabner, Michelle   “Art Forum Online:TL Solien Madison Museum of Contemporary Art”, August 2008      

Riddle, Mason   “Darkness on the Edge of Town” Minneapolis Tribune  2010

Riddle, Mason  “TL Solien Drawings 1997-2003” Minneapolis Tribune, May 28, 2007

Miller, Leigh Anne   “TL Solien at Luise Ross”  Art in America, May. 2006

Smith, Roberta   “TL Solien: Insulatus”  New York Times, Dec. 15, 2006

Koeppel, Frederick  “Resistant to Interpretation” Memphis Commercial Appeal

                                   September 9, 2005

Johnson, Ken     “TL Solien: Hollow”  New York Times, May 21, 2004

Frank, Peter        “TL Solien: Hollow” , Art Circles, May-June 2004, New York Edition

Cozzolino, Robert  “The Naïve and the Profane: TL Solien”, The Isthmus,  March 7,   


Fallon, Roberta     “Soup to Tubs”  The Philadelphia Weekly  May 29, 2002

Sozansii, Edward J.    “Dense and Denser”  The Philadelphia Enquirer  June 14, 2002

Hagen, Susan  Article   “East Meets Midwest”  Philadelphia Citypaper  June 6, 2002

Hall, David,  Article,    “U Undermined It” The Memphis Flyer, Aug. 16-20, 2001

Donahue Michael/ Spencer Jennifer  Article   “Party Line”  The Commercial Appeal,

                               Memphis, TN,  Aug. 6, 2001

Henry, Amanda    “Points to Ponder”  Wisconsin State Journal  June 21, 2001

Martin, Mary Abbe   “Bearable Likeness of Being”  Minneapolis Star Tribune

                                     June 8, 2001

Martin, Mary Abbe  “Recent Work: Portraits in Orbit”  Minneapolis Star Tribune

                                     June 1, 2001

Stockinger, Jacob    Article “Old Technique Delivers New Message”  The Capital Times

                                    Jan. 10 2001

Artner, Alan G.  Review: "Self-Portraits Offer a Glimpse into Solien" Chicago Tribune

                                (February 1999)      

Stein Lisa.  Review:  "Unsettling Self-Portraits on Exhibition in Evanston" Evanston)

                                 Review (February 1999)

Abbe, Mary.  Review:  "T.L. Solien at John Stoller",  Minneapolis Tribune  (July 1991)

Nusbaum, Eliot.  "The Artist as Autobiographer:  T.L. Solien at Art Center",   Des

                                     Moines Register  (March 1990)

Heartney, Eleanor.  Review:  "T.L. Solien at Michael Walls",  ARTnews  (October 1990)

Riddle, Mason.  Interview:  "T.L. Solien:  Prairie Gothic", Artpaper  (December 1988)

Riddle, Mason.  "T.L. Solien at John C. Stoller",  Artpaper  (August 1988)

Waddington, Christopher.  "T.L. Solien at John C. Stoller", Art in America 

                        (September 1988)

Heartney, Eleanor.  "T.L. Solien at Barbara Toll", ARTnews Vol. 86, No. 6

                        (Summer 1987)

Riddle, Mason.  "T.L. Solien at John C. Stoller & Co.", Artforum  (May 1986)

Cover Illustration, Vinyl Arts Magazine

Fryxell, David.  "T.L. Solien", Ozark Magazine (Ozark Airlines) Vol. 14, No. 2

                        (February, 1985)

Raynor, Vivian.  "Review:  T.L. Solien",  New York Times (May 24, 1985)

Paine, Sylvia.  "T.L. Solien", A.R.T.S. (August 1985)

Upshaw, Reagan,  Review:  "T.L. Solien at Getler/Pall/Saper", Art in America

                         (September 1985) 

Rian, Jeffrey.  "T.L. Solien",  Arts Magazine, Vol. 60, No. 1 (September 1985)

Miro, Marsha.  "He Performs Miracle in the Art World", Detroit News (April 8, 1984)

Abatt, Corinne.  "Gallery Reviews:  T.L. Solien", The Eccentric Newspapers  (April 19,


 Russell, John.  Review:  "T.L. Solien", New York Times (May 4, 1984)

Woodville, Louisa.  Review:  "T.L. Solien", Arts Magazine, Vol. 59, No. 1 (September,


Heartney, Eleanor.  "Art in a Cold Climate",  Minnesota Monthly (December, 1984)

Russell, John.  "Why the Latest Whitney Biennial is More Satisfying", New York Times

                             (March 30, 1983)

 Martin, Mary Abbe.  "Editors Choice", Portfolio (March/April 1983)

Cohen, Ronny.  Review:  "T.L. Solien", Arts Magazine,  Vol. 57 No. 9 (May 1983)

Heartney, Eleanor.  Review:  "T.L. Solien", ARTnews, Vol. 82, No. 5 (May 1983)

Martin, Mary Abbe.  "Some Smart Kid", Twin Cities Magazine (March 1980)


Kutner, Janet.  "Artist Invites Visitors to Enter His Magic", Dallas Morning News,

                             October 1980)

Raczka, Robert.  "Icons in Fingerpaint", Artweek (November 29, 1980)





Walker Art Center

Frederick Weismann Foundation

Whitney Museum of American

Art Addison Gallery of American Art

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tate Gallery, London

Madison Museum of Contemporary Art

Milwaukee Museum of Art

Art Institute of Chicago

National Museum of American Art, Washington DC

Smithsonian, Washington DC

Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Des Moines Art Center, Des Moiness, IA

High Museum of Art, Atlanta

Chazen Museum, University of Wisconsin-Madison

The Sheldon Museum, Lincoln NE

Plains Art Museum, Fargo ND

Singapore Art Museum

American Express Company

Bank America Collection

Chase Manhattan Bank

Chemical Bank

First Bank of Minneapolis

General Mills Company

Prudential Insurance Company

Indiana University Art Museum

North Dakota Museum of Art, University of North Dakota

University of Iowa Museum of Art

Rutgers University

Pepperdine University

Rhode Island School of Design

The Rivendell Collection

Tyler Graphics Collection

Oak Park Public Library, IL












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