Thomas K Lang


M.F.A.   1970    Printmaking and Drawing, Ohio State University

M.A.      1969    Aesthetic Education, Ohio State University

B.S.        1967    Art Education, Ohio State University

Additional study S.W. Hayter Atelier 17 Paris

Selected Exhibitions:

Meramec College Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

Hopkins Gallery, Columbus, Ohio

TK Lang Gallery, Vienna, Austria

2nd International Paper Triennial, Charney, Switzerland

Colorprint USA, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Webster University Art Gallery, Vienna, Austria

Art Link Gallery, South Bend, Indiana

Art St. Louis

St. Louis Design Center

Pro Art, St. Louis, Missouri

Elliot Smith Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

St. Louis Artists’ Guild

Wagner Museum, Southern Illinois University

Southeast Missouri University Museum, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

West Texas University Art Gallery, San Marcos, Texas

Elliot Smith Contemporary Art, St. Louis, Missouri

Fiber/Wood Invitational St. Louis

Ballarat University, Australia

Forest Park Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

Cecille R. Hunt Gallery, St. Louis, Missouri

Colorprint USA, Texas Tech University, Lubbock Texas

Elliot Smith Contemporary Art 10th Anniversary Exhibit, St. Louis, Missouri

Art St. Louis Invitational

Die Kleine Galerie Vienna, Austria

Stern Studio Vienna, Austria

International Print Biennale of Douro,  Portugal

St.Louis Regional Art Commission Gallery

Margret Harwell Art Museum , Missouri

Hoffman La Chance Contemporary 

Collaborative Activities:

“A Box of Holes”, a collaboration with Scottish Artist Andy Goldsworthy

“ New Paper works”, 16 pulp paintings with British Artist Hughey O’Donahue

“A Custom Paper Edition”, with London Artist Lance Smith

Selected Lectures and Workshops:                                      

Center for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, Missouri

Guest Artist Fabian Carlson Gallery, London, U.K

Farnham College of Art, Farham, England

Loughborough College of Art and Design, England

Sunderland College of Art, England

New Castle University, England

Edinburgh College of Art, Scotland

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, Tennessee – Summer Faculty

Penland School of Crafts, Penland, North Carolina – Summer Faculty

Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax, Nova Scotia

East London University – Conference Speaker

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas – Visiting Artist

Webster University, Vienna, Austria

Missouri State Fair – Artist in Residence

Forest Park Community College, St. Louis, Missouri – Artist/Lecturer


Faculty Technology Award – Research involving the interface of new and traditional technologies in Printmaking

Production and direction of documentary film ‘ARTISTS AT WORK MAKING PAPER’

Study in Mexico in Puebla researching the Aztec and Mayan papermaking techniques.

Study in France at “Green Prints” to research implementing electrolytic technology as an alternative to acid based intaglio techniques for in progress book, “Developing and Implementing the Integration of Non-Toxic and Digital Technology within the Context of the Traditional Printmaking Studio”.


Curatorial Activities:

“New Traditions in Printmaking”, an international invitational representing new printmaking media and non-toxic printmaking processes as they embrace traditional syntax

“Five Austrian Artists”, an exhibition of five emerging Austrian artists including Richard Juritich and Regina Hadraba.

“Lines from Louis”, an exhibition of Drawings by Professors of Drawing

“Redwood I“, a massive wooden sculptural installation by Johann Feilacher in Laumeier Sculpture Park.


“Art as News,” ISSUES in Architecture, Art and Design, Fall 1993

Reviews in Sculpture International, 1990

Reviews in New Art Examiner, 1989

Essays in OSHUN, 1987

Book Reviews in Journal of Art Education,  1985

“The Importance of Failure,” The Journal of Photographic Education Weekly

Reviews in The St. Louis Globe Democrat, 1984-85

“Das Haus der Kunstler,” Envision Journal

“Johann Feilacher at Laumeier Sculpture Park, “ Catalogue

Selected Collections:

 Mark Twain Banks

Bibliotheque National, Paris, France

Erie Art Center, Erie, Pennsylvania

State University of New York, Buffalo, New York

University of Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Arrowmont Collection, Gatlinburg, Tennessee

St. Clair College Collection, Port Huron, Michigan

Mercatile Bank, St. Louis, Missouri

Price Water House Inc.

Southeast Missouri University, Cape Girardeau, Missouri

Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas

Awards Received:

Missouri State Artist in Residence Award

Sverdrup Scholar Award

Messing Award

Faculty Research Award – supporting research into new technology and non-toxic printmaking techniques

Kemper Award for excellence in teaching