Artist working in small-scale narrative embroidered forms.
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Selected Solo and Two-Person Exhibitions

2018 Life Lines; solo exhibition
Textile Center
Minneapolis, MN
2014 Tom Lundberg & Anne Bossert: The Symbolic & the Functional, Donna Moravec Gallery
Community College of Aurora–Lowry
Denver, CO
2013 Tom Lundberg and Madeline Weisz, PACE/Parker Arts
Culture & Events Center
Parker, CO
2012 Tom Lundberg: Microcosms, Hite Art Institute
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY
2011 New Work: Tom Lundberg and John McQueen
Hibberd McGrath Gallery
Breckenridge, CO
2010 Microcosms: The Stitched Textiles of Tom Lundberg
Robert Hillestad Textile Gallery
University of Nebraska–Lincoln
Lincoln, NE
2009 Microcosms, The Knitting and Stitching Shows
Alexandra Palace, London, England;
RDS, Dublin, Ireland;
Harrogate International Centre,
Harrogate, England
2003 Borrowed Space: Tom Lundberg and Madeline Weisz
Museum of Contemporary Art
Fort Collins, CO
Tom Lundberg
Hibberd McGrath Gallery
Breckenridge, CO
2000 Tom Lundberg
Mobilia Gallery
Cambridge, MA
1997 Tom Lundberg and Darrel Morris
Jan Weiner Gallery
Kansas City, MA
1995 Tom Lundberg and D.R. Wagner
Worth Gallery
Taos, NM

Selected Invitational Exhibitions

2020 Ornamentation in the Age of Corona: Masks, virtual exhibition
Mobilia Gallery
Cambridge, MA
2019 6th International Fiber Art Fair, solo feature;
Hangaram Art Museum
Seoul Arts Center
Seoul, South Korea
2018 Everything But Now; four-artist exhibition
Artworks Loveland
Loveland, CO
2017 Four Artists: Four Visions
Augustana College
Rock Island, IL
  75—A Celebration of New Works in Fiber; international invitational
Dairy Arts Center
Boulder, CO
2016 A New Spin; Colorado invitational exhibition
Art Gym Denver
Denver, CO
Finding Shelter: An Exhibition of Contemporary Fiber Art
Baum Gallery of Art, University of Central Arkansas
Conway, AR
Fiber Inspirations
Cultural Arts Council
Estes Park, CO
2015 The New Textiles: Transformed
Mobilia Gallery
Cambridge, MA
Extreme Fibers: Textile Icons and the New Edge
Muskegon Museum of Art, Muskegon, MI;
The Dennos Art Center, Northwestern Michigan University
Traverse City, MI
2013 Threads of Change: Colorado Textiles Now
Foothills Art Center
Golden, CO
Threads: Contemporary Embroidery
Dowd Gallery, SUNY Cortland
Cortland, NY
Threads: Contemporary Embroidery
Dowd Gallery, State University of New York Cortland
Cortland, NY
2012 Hand Stitch Perspectives, Knitting and Stitching Shows at
Alexandra Palace, London, England;
Royal Dublin Society, Dublin, Ireland;
Harrogate International Centre, Harrogate, England
Without Boundaries: Transformations in American Craft
Craft Alliance
St. Louis, MO
Textiles Today: Redefining the Medium
Durango Arts Center
Durango, CO
2012-14 Innovators and Legends: Generations in Textiles and Fibers
Muskegon Museum of Art
Muskegon, MI
2011–12 Inaugural Exhibit of the Daphne and Peter Farago Gallery
Contemporary Wing, Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, MA
2011 Material Spaces: Veneration Through the Needle’s Eye
Three-person exhibition with Carolyn Kallenborn and Beili Liu
Wayne State University
Detroit, MI
2010 Shakerag Workshops Faculty Exhibition
St. Andrew’s-Sewanee
Sewanee, TN
2008 Artists In Residence Exhibition
Oregon College of Art and Craft
Portland, OR
A Stitch in Our Time: The New Art of Sewing
Muskegon Museum of Art
Muskegon, MI
2007 Stitched Marks
Arkansas Arts Center
Little Rock, AR
2006 Fiber Biennial 2006
Snyderman-Works Galleries
Philadelphia, PA
1997–06 Sculptural Objects Functional Art Expo
Navy Pier
Chicago, IL
2005 Magnificent Extravagance: Artists and Opulence
Wustum Museum of Fine Arts
Racine, WI
High Tech/Low Tech: Contemporary Textiles
North Carolina State University
Raleigh, NC
2003–04 Stitched Paintings: Embroidery in the 21st Century
Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts
Wilmington, DE
2002 Threads on the Edge: The Daphne Farago Fiber Art Collection
Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, MA
2000 From Lausanne to Beijing: International Tapestry Art Exhibition
Academy of Arts and Design, Tsinghua University
Beijing, People’s Republic of China
1999 Nos Plus Belles Histoires Brodées
Musée National des Arts et Traditions Populaires
Paris, France
The Storyteller’s Art: Contemporary Embroidery
Brookfield Craft Center
Brookfield, CT
1999–02 Sixth International Triennial of Miniature Textiles
Musées d’Angers
France, and European tour
1999–01 Men of the Cloth
Loveland Museum/Gallery
Loveland, CO, and traveling exhibition
1997 The Cutting Edge: Contemporary Quilts from the Collection
American Craft Museum
New York, NY
1996–97 U.S. and Us
Touring exhibition, New Zealand
Fifth International Triennial of Miniature Textiles
Musées d’Angers
France, and European tour
1995 Contemporary Fiber from St. Louis Collections
St. Louis Museum
St. Louis, MO
1994 Conversations: Textiles about Textiles
The Textile Museum
Washington, DC
Au Fil du Temps
Tokubetsu Shokudo Shinkan
Tokyo, Osaka, Kyoto, and Yokohama, Japan

Selected Juried Exhibitions

2012 The Day On Fire: Apocalypse in Contemporary Art
East Tennessee State University
Johnson City, TN


Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
Art in Public Places, State of New Mexico
Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, NY
Colorado State University, Magnolia House, Fort Collins, CO
Embroiderers Guild of America, Louisville, KY
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Kaiser Foundation Health Plan of Colorado, Denver, CO
Museum of Arts and Design, New York, NY
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI
Renwick Gallery, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
University of Louisville, Louisville, KY
The Elizabeth Hotel, Fort Collins, CO

Selected Reviews, Articles and Works in Print

Online interview feature., 2018

Te, Osaka, Japan, “Innovators & Legends,”
photo of work, p. 8, vol. 49, Spring. 2014

Surface Design Journal, Albuquerque, NM, “Innovators & Legends,”
Gabriel Craig, Fall, p. 58; mention of work. 2013

Fiber Art Now, East Freetown, MA,
photo of work, p. 47. 2012

Textiel Plus, Alkmaar, the Netherlands,
“Sign@lement,” September, online feature, 2010

“Up close and personal,”
Embroidery, Sep/Oct 2009

Hemmings, Jessica, “Contemporary Narrative Samplers,”
Craft Arts International, Spring 2004

Larsen, Ayelet Lindenstrauss, “Bigger Isn’t Always Better,”
Fiberarts, Summer 2004

Krumm, Tracy, “Tom Lundberg: Documenting Life’s Moments,”
Fiberarts, Nov/Dec 1997

Scheinman, Pamela, “Textiles about Textiles,”
Fiberarts, Nov/Dec 1994

Works in Publications

Ann Batchelder and Nancy Orban, eds., Fiberarts Design Book Five,
Asheville, NC, Lark Books; p. 1, 81. 1995

Morrell, Anne, Contemporary Embroidery,
Studio Vista, London, 1994

Colchester, Chloë, The New Textiles: Trends and Traditions,
Thames and Hudson, London, 1991

Smith, Barbara Lee, Celebrating the Stitch: Contemporary Embroidery of North America,
Taunton Press, Newtown, CT, 1991


Lundberg, Tom, “The Lines in My Hands,” in Hand Stitch Perspectives,
Alice Kettle and Jane McKeating, editors; Bloomsbury Publishing, London, 2012

Contributing Editor, Fiberarts, 2005–11

Academic Position

Professor emeritus, Department of Art & Art History, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, CO

Selected, Awards, Panels, Residencies and Research

2019 Ann Gill Faculty Development Award for Outstanding Research and Creativity
College of Liberal Arts, Colorado State University
2012 Panelist
Without Boundaries: Transformations in American Craft
Craft Alliance, St. Louis, MO
2008 Artist Residency
Oregon College of Art and Craft
Portland, OR
2001 John N. Stern Distinguished Professor Award
College of Liberal Arts
Colorado State University
2000, 1996, & 1986 COVisions Award
Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities
1995 Regional Fellowship
Western States Arts Federation
National Endowment for the Arts
1990 Arts Award for Excellence in Research and Creativity
College of Liberal Arts
Colorado State University
1992 & 1989 Invited Artist
Machine-embroidery collaborations at ZSK
Krefeld, Germany


1979 Master of Fine Arts, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; textiles
1975 Bachelor of Fine Arts with distinction, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA; painting, drawing, and ceramics
1973 Apprentice, Clary Illian Pottery, Garrison, IA
1971–73 Attended Iowa State University, Ames, IA