BIO / CV


Tim was born in Buffalo 1965. In 1983 he moved to New York to study at Parsons, and lived most of his life there. He lived in Berlin, before landing in Los Angeles where he currently resides. His work is mainly focused on nature, music, portraiture, history, theater and design. He often combines these various elements in his work.

He has had solo shows in New York, Milano, Chicago, Aspen, New Orleans, Los Angeles, and Berlin, and has been awarded residencies at Robert Rauschenberg Studio Captiva Island, Claude Monet Giverny/Versailles Studio Residency France, & The World Views Studio Program World Trade Center New York. He published a series of "One Day in the life of" photo books, with creative subjects ranging from Marina Abramovic, Robert Wilson, Rufus Wainwright, Jake Shears, and Daniel Radcliffe. His work is held in the permanent collections of The Guggenheim Museum, The Norton Museum of Art, MoMA New York archives, as well as in numerous private collections including those of Elton John, Tracy Chapman, and Vivienne Westwood. Most recently he has been offering clients the opportunity to be a part of this body of work by doing commissioned portraits.

Tim Hailand 1970 at the beginning of his career

One Person Exhibitions

2016 Sister I’m a Poet  Arthur Roger Gallery New Orleans

2015 Giverny  Eric Buterbaugh Gallery Los Angeles

New Gold Dream  Kasher Potamkin Gallery New York

2014 A Possible Forest  Maloney Fine Art Los Angeles

2013 Be Here Now  Baldwin Gallery Aspen

Performance  Ivan & Furst Berlin

2008 Because I want to see People and I want to see Life  Untitled Project Berlin

Transcend  Baldwin Gallery Aspen

2001 Here  Baldwin Gallery Aspen

2000 Untitled  Lemon Sky Los Angeles

1999 Everything  Galleria Claudia Gian Ferrari Milano

1997 Always  CRG Gallery New York

Untitled  Rhona Hoffman Gallery Chicago

Group Exhibitions

2021  BOYS BOYS BOYS!  Fahey Klein Gallery Los Angeles

2017 Stepping into the Radiant Future   Last Projects Los Angeles

He: Questioning and Queering Masculinity  Last Projects Los Angeles

2016 Still/Moving: Photographs and Video Art from the DeWoody Collection   Norton Simon Museum West Palm Beach

2014 Intangible Beauty: Beautiful Women and the Endless Void  Kasher Potamkin New York

PAC L.A. Leica Gallery Los Angeles

Look at Me: Portraiture from Manet to The Present  Leila Heller Gallery New York

2013 Fruits of Captiva  Rauschenberg Residency Space New York

2010 Inspired   Steven Kasher Gallery New York

Together; Caroline and Tim Hailand  C.G Jung Center Buffalo

2009 Group Show  FLAG Art Foundation New York

2008 Static Fix (curated by Sonic Youth)  Traveling Various European cities

The Beauty of Darkness  Reflex Modern Art Gallery Amsterdam

2003 Me Myself and I: Self Portraits  CRG Gallery New York

2002 Summer Group Show  Reflex Modern Art Gallery Amsterdam

February Group Show  CRG Gallery New York

Group Show  Baldwin Gallery Aspen

2001 Dreaming in Print: 10 Years of Visionaire  F.I.T Museum New York

Sexual Healing  Reflex Modern Art Gallery Amsterdam

The September 11th Photo Project  Wooster Street New York

Good Clean Fun  17th Street Laundromat New York

2000 Shifting Ground; Transformed views of The American Landscape  Henry Art Gallery Seattle

1999 Group Show  Art and Idea Mexico City

World Views  World Trade Center New York

1998 Group Show  Adamson Gallery Washington D.C.

Group Show  Bennington College Bennington Vermont

Group Show   Vedanta Gallery Chicago

Group Show  Galleria Claudia Gian Ferrari Milano

Group Show  Art Resource Transfer Inc. New York

1997 Funny Pictures  Ten in One Gallery Chicago

Group Show  CRG Gallery New York

Group Show  Art Resource Transfer Inc. New York

Public Collections

The Guggenheim Museum, Norton Simon Museum, MoMA, The Albright-Knox Archives,

The Progressive Collection, The Pizutti Collection, and numerous private collections worldwide

Grants and Awards

2016  Kaus Australis Studio Program Rotterdam Netherlands

2014  Artist in Residence at the Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA Los Angeles

2013  Robert Rauschenberg Studio Residency Captiva Island Florida

2012  Claude Monet Giverny/Versailles Studio Residency Giverny France

1998  World Views Studio Program World Trade Center New York