Austin Thomas

Books and Catalogues

The Artist as Culture Producer: Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, Edited by Sharon Louden, Published by Intellect Books (2017), Distributed by University of Chicago Press
Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Working Artists, Edited by Sharon Louden
Published by Intellect Books (2013)
Distributed by University of Chicago Press
More information: LiveSustain.org
Austin Thomas: Perches and Drawings
Faulconer Gallery, Grinnell College, 2006
The first monograph on Austin Thomas's work, this catalog documents her work to date (2006). Essays by Roger D. Hodge, Jeffrey Kastner, Shamim M. Momin, and Daniel Strong. Checklist and artist biography. 78 color photographs.
Articles, Reviews, Podcasts, Interviews

"Austin Thomas: Post Pocket Utopia Opening in Newark at The Gateway Project," August 2015
Brett Wallace, "The Conversation Project - Austin Thomas on life and art - “It’s not about your stature, it’s about your silhouette, the shadow that you cast." January 2016
Podcast - Ep. #123: Austin Thomas, creator of Pocket Utopia & quintessential “Gallerartist,” on redefining the art world and re-making community, January 2016

Joan Waltemath, The Brooklyn Rail, ““May Day in March Austin Thomas Utopian” March 2014
Blake Gopnik's Latest Sightings, "Minimalism Meets Decay," March 2014, Blouin Artinfo.
Corinna Kirsch, "Pocket Utopia to Close, Merging With Hansel and Gretel Picture Garden," March 2014
"A Pocket Utopia at the Whitney Art Party," ARTSY Editorial, May 2014 5:01 PM
Thomas Micchelli, Hyperallergic, “Communal Spirits: Artists, Advocates and Unlocked Rooms” Galleries, Weekend February 2014
Sarah Schmerler, "Pocket Utopia “Gallerartist” and Sara Schmerler Team Up for “Session One,” September 2013
Thomas Micchelli, "What You’d Least Expect on the Lower East Side," May 2012
Hrag Vartanian, "The Return of Pocket Utopia …This Time on the LES," March 2012
A.L. McMichael, AFTER VASARI, "Studio Visit: Austin Thomas," Saturday, October 2011
Hrag Vartanian, "Julia K Gleich on Bushwick’s New Collaborative Ballet," April 2011
Veken Gueyikian "Help Camp Pocket Utopia Raise $25K For Kids & Artists," April 2010
Mario Naves, City Arts, "Austin Thomas at Storefront," October 13, 2010
Thomas Micchelli, The Brooklyn Rail, “Austin Thomas, Drawing on the Utopic” October 2010
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, “Artists Without Mortarboards” Sunday, Sept. 13, 2009 p. AR76
Jerry Saltz, New York Magazine, “Art on a Shoestring: That’s where creativity really thrives,” Nov. 30, 2009 p. 53
Cara Buckley, "Art Galleries With Less of a Profit Motive Flourish in Brooklyn," March 2009
Sharon Butler, The Brooklyn Rail, “Lost In Space: Art Post-Studio” June 2008
Blake Gopnik, The Washington Post, “At Bottom, A Comfortable Way to Look at Things,” Mar. 19, 2005 p. C02
The New Yorker, “Goings On: Art, Galleries, Downtown,” July 12-19, 2004 p. 24
Selected Website Listings