Tim Youd

A performance and visual artist, Tim Youd is presently engaged in the retyping of 100 novels over a ten-year period. To date, he has retyped 48 novels at various locations in the United States and Europe. He has been in residence at various historic writer’s homes, including William Faulkner’s Rowan Oak with the University of Mississippi Art Museum (Oxford, MS), Flannery O’Connor’s Andalusia with SCAD (Milledgeville and Savannah, GA), and Virginia Woolf’s Monk’s House (Rodmell, Sussex). His work has been the subject of numerous museum exhibitions, including The New Orleans Museum of Art, Monterey Museum of Art, Hemingway-Pfeffer Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, University of Mississippi Art Museum at Rowan Oak, and the Lancaster Museum of Art and History. He has presented and performed his 100 Novels project at Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions (LACE) and LAXART, and just finished retyping Joe Orton’s Collected Plays at The Queen’s Theatre with MOCA London. He lives and works in Los Angeles.


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Cristin Tierney Gallery announces representation of Tim Youd Art Daily
February 18, 2017
LGBT HISTORY MONTH: New exhibition inspired by Joe Orton to open its doors James Ledward, Scene
January 31, 2017
What the Artist Saw: Art Inspired by the Life and Work of Joe Orton | MOCA London All In London
January 31, 2017
Joe Orton exhibition to open in London Steve Orme, British Theatre Guide
January 31, 2017
Performance artist marks anniversary of Joe Orton’s death at library where book thefts led to prison Koos Couvée, Islington Tribune
January 27, 2017
What the Artist Saw boyz
January 26, 2017
What the Artist Saw: Art Inspired by the Life and Work of Joe Orton Mark Westall, FAD
January 25, 2017
"I've been flashed. I've been mooned": The Hollywood Boulevard adventures of artist Tim Youd, who is spending July retyping John Rechy's "Numbers" at Griffith Park Carolina Miranda, The Los Angeles Times
July 5, 2016
Review: Tim Youd's "Post Office" is Bukowski to the letter Christopher Knight, The Los Angeles Times
July 24, 2013