Tharp was raised in Ontario, Oregon, and presently resides in Portland. He received his BFA from Cornell University. His work was featured in the 2010 Whitney Biennial and has been acquired by The Whitney Museum of American Art, Albright Knox Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, Portland Art Museum, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, and Reed College. He is represented by PDX Contemporary Art (Portland), Nicole Klagsbrun (New York) and Galerie Bertrand & Gruner (Geneva).

Selected Press

Critic’s Pick: Storm Tharp, Stephanie Snyder,, August 3, 2010.

Perfect in the Middle, Matt Stangel, Portland Mercury, June 24, 2010.

Storm Tharp’s eighth show at PDX Contemporary Art features latest work, ‘Hercules’, John Motley, The Oregonian, July 30, 2010.

Storm Tharp, Richard Speer, art ltd., May 2010.

Interview with Storm Tharp, Bean Gilsdorf, Daily Serving, January 4, 2010.

Virtuoso Vindicated: Storm Tharp at PDX Contemporary, Jeff Jahn, PORT, January 10, 2007.

Storm Tharp: Arrangement in Flesh Color and Black, Stephanie Snyder, PLAZM, September, 2008.

Selected Video

Storm Tharp Artist Talk at the Portland Art Museum.

Storm Tharp on OPB Art Beat