Tim Clorius - Painter & Aerosol Artist



2002       Bachelor of Fine Arts/with Honors, Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

1998-2000            School of Visual Arts, New York, N.Y.



2011       “Conversation Pieces”, Aucocisco Gallery, Portland, Maine

2009       “More than Meets the Eye”, Galerie P13, Heidelberg, Germany

“Paintings”, McCoy Gallery at the Rogers Center for the Arts, Merrimac College, North Andover, MA

2008       “Whisstlejacket II”, Whitney Artworks at the Walker Terrace, Portland, Maine

2007       Sanctuary, “Vicious Cycles”, Portland, Maine

2006       Sanctuary, “Subscript”, Portland, Maine

2005       Portland City Hall, “New Paintings”, Portland, Maine

2004       University of New England, Biddeford, Maine

2003       Gallery73, “Sublime Urban Beauty”, Portland, Maine



2011       IBUg 2011, Urban Street Art Exhibition, Meerane, Germany. Featuring 50 international street artists from 8 countries – Pending August 2011

2011       International Painting Annual – INPA, An Exhibition in Print, international juried exhibition, Published by Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio

2010       Contemporary Realism Biennial, National Jurried Exhibition, Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Indiana, Catalog Available

2010       “Visual Narrative”, national juried exhibition, 180 Gallery at the Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago, curated by Chuck Gniech, pending June 2010

2009       “Gatorade Artist Collaboration”, with seven nationally recognized urban artists, shown in various locations

Susan Maasch Fine Art, “Sticky Situations”, Portland, Maine

Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, “Magnitude Seven” international juried exhibition, Cincinnati, Ohio

Whitney Artworks, “Considerable Thinking”, With Adrienne Herman and Melinda Barnes, Portland, Maine

2008       Wichita Center for the Arts, “National Small Oil Painting Exhibition” national juried exhibition, Wichita, Kansas

Filament Gallery, Portland, Maine

Saco Museum, “Exactly Different”, Saco, Maine

Space Gallery, “Stew’n Crew” Mural, Portland, Maine

2007       Whitney Artworks, “Tiny”, curator Bruce Brown, Portland, Maine

31St Annual MECA Art Auction, Featured item in the live auction, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, Maine

Center for Maine Contemporary Arts, “Body Parts”, June Fiztpatrick Gallery, Portland, Maine

2006       Invitational Graffiti Show, Red Bull “Writersblock”, Birmingham, Alabama

2005       Sanctuary, “Hired Gun for the Hanging Judge; new paintings by Tim Clorius and Justin Richel”

Space Gallery, “Twenty/20, Graffiti Writers of the North East”, Portland, Maine

Institute of Contemporary Art, included in the “Fly Project”, “The Sportsmen’s Redux”, Portland, Maine

2003       Hay Gallery, “New Talent”, Portland, Maine

Hay Gallery, “The Urban Show”, Portland, Maine

Space Gallery, “Plow”, Portland, Maine

Space Gallery, “Mixed Greens”, Portland, Maine



2008/09                Nominated for Portland’s Best Graffiti/Street/Performance Artist by The Portland Phoenix, Portland, Maine

2006       Principal Artist for the “Artists in Maine Communities Grant” from the Maine Arts Commission, though the National Endowment for the Arts The project was titled: S.U.B.O.N.E: An Urban Mural Project.

2003       Voted one of the most influential people under 35 in Portland as a graffiti Artist and Painter, the Portland Phoenix, Maine


VISITING ARTIST (selection):

2011       Lecturer at YCCC, Visiting Artist Series, York County Community College, Maine

2010       Lecturer at Beata Niedzialkowska’s class on modernism, Art History Department, Maine College of Art

2009/10                Artist in Residence, Maine College of Art, Sculpture Department, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME

2009       Visiting Artist at Merrimack College, for “Foundations of the visual Arts”, North Andover, MA

Speaker at Merrimack College, Rogers Center for the Arts, North Andover, MA

2008-10                Visual arts instructor for the Regional Fine Arts Program, working with the talented and gifted from 6 Southern Maine High schools.

2007       Speaker at the national conference of the Society for Literature, Science and Art (SLSA), discussing the SUBONE Urban Mural Project and its relation to the codes of international graffiti culture

George Stevens Academy, Artist in Residence, Blue Hill, Maine

City of Portland, Juror for the “National Arts Program”, Portland, Maine

Exhibition of “Free Form Flow” at the invitation of the Twin Cities Arts Counsel at the North Dam Mill, Biddeford, ME

2006       “e2e with Tim Clorius”, sponsored by the Institute of Contemporary Art at MECA, Portland, Maine

Visiting Artist at Service for Peace and Washington Aids International Teens (W.A.I.T)

Red Bull, Tampa, Florida

“S.U.B.O.N.E.-Field Drawing” with Prof. Jan Piribeck and her students, facilitated by USM/GIS a division of the department of Anthropology and Geography

Visiting Artist, Maine College of Art, Class on Public Art /Prof. Christina Beckstein

Visiting Artist, University of Southern Maine, Class on Community and Public Art/ Prof. Jan Piribeck

2005       Visiting Artist, Bates College, Class on Mural Art/ Prof. Felicia Fahey

2004       Panelist at “First Thursday” Panel discussion on Art and Crime, Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, Maine



2011       Down East Magazine “Maine Art in Season, Presenting 8 Southern Maine Venues to See Contemporary Art at its Best” by Edgar Allen Beem, page 73

2010       Heidelberg Aktuell, Jan.1rst, page 19

2009/10                Meyer Metropol Region, Dec./Jan.

2009       Bodin Orient, Portland graffiti artist gives Ladd basement a Polar Makeover, by Hannah Hoyt, Nov.4th

Rhein-Neckar Zeitung, Dec 5/6th, Vertraut mit der Kunstgeschichte, review by critic Heide Seele

“Gatorade Artist Collaboration”, Juxtapz.com

Format Magazine.com

Rojo Daily Magazine.com

RSN TV, The Buzz

The Portland Phoenix, “Story Telling”, April 16th

The Portland Daily Sun – Weekend edition, “Graffiti Whoa’s”, April 6th

“Hip Hop provides backdrop to graffiti art, basketball”, South Coast Today, July 19th

2008       “Graffiti Galore”, MaineToday.com

“Street Style”, The Maine Switch

2007       “Big, Yet Tiny”, Portland Press Herald, Maine Sunday Telegram, Dec.9th

“King belongs to all of us”, Portland Press Herald, Jan. 15th

2006       “GPS Guides the Creation of Giant Art”, Contemporary Street Art

“Subone Speaks Out”, the Bollard, Portland, Maine

“GPS guides the Creation of Giant Art”, Portland Press Herald, Aug.5th

“No Name Art”, the Portland Phoenix

“Painting the Walls; Graffiti Activist speaks on Youth and Art” the Portland Phoenix, 7/7/06

“Accepting Rejection”-Life-, the Portland Phoenix, Oct.1st

“Taking it to the Street”, The Maine Sunday Telegram, 7/9/06

vol.4/14, the Forecaster

“Mending Fences”, the Munjoy Hill Observer

Weekly Interview, the Gorham Westbrook Gazette, 2/10/06

“Industrial Art”, Subone and Aser, video documentary, Red Bull

2005       Red Bull, “Writers of the North East”, Skeleton Video Productions

“Aerossault”, Documentary on Graffiti Art

“Tank Farm Art”, Portland Press Herald, I-Herald, Nov. 21

“The Evolution Underground”, Portland Phoenix, Nov.18-24

“Young Artists Get Their Day in the Sun”, Portland Press Herald

“Awaken”, Evolve2AdvanceCataloge, Evolve2Advance.com

“Fresh Air and Spray Paint”, the Forecaster, Aug.17th

“Fence Art”, The Munjoy Hill Observer, vol.125/#2

2004       “Graffiti Mixes with Politics on Downtown Building”, the Forecaster

2003       “Guerilla Artists” Portland Magazine, issue#18

“Trading Spaces”, Portland Phoenix, Nov.14th

“Urban Landscript” Tim Clorius at Gallery 73, Portland Phoenix, Jan.17th

2002       “Graffiti on Tap at Gallery 73”, Maine Sunday Telegram, Dec.29th

“Community Canvas”, Maine Sunday Telegram, Oct.20th

“American Graffiti”, Port City Life Magazine



2010       “Visual Narrative”,180 Gallery, Illinois Institute of Art-Chicago – Cataloge

2009       Manifest Creative Research Gallery and Drawing Center, Cincinnati, Ohio/Catalogue of “Magnitude Seven”

2006       Words and Images, featured interview, published by the University of Southern Maine

E2E with Tim Clorius, created by the Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, Maine (on view in their archives)

“The Visual Language of Art” in “Rhetorik Eine Interdisziplinaere Einfuerung in die Rhetorische Praxis, C.F.Mueller Verlagsgruppe Huethic Jehle Rehm GmbH, Heidelberg, Munich, Landsberg, Berlin

Thos. Moser Catalogue

“S.U.B.O.N.E.”; The Art of Tim Clorius, The Site TV, Los Angeles, CA

2004       “The Visual Language of Art” in Der Macht die Worte, VRS Rolf Schmitt Verlag, Germany