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2019 ‘Distance No Object,’ The BrownStone,Brooklyn,NY 

          'FILLING IN THE BLANKS,’ Randy Guthmiller Center for the Advancement of the Arts,Dallas,TX

2017 ‘MATTER-IN-THE-WORLD/IDEAS-IN-THE-HEAD,’Art Palace Gallery,Houston, TX 

2016 ‘WELCOME STRANGER,’ CentralTrak,Dallas, TX

2014 ‘APROPOS OF NOTHING,’ Art Palace Gallery,Houston, TX 

2013 ‘THIS AIN’T NO PICNIC,’ Viewing Room, Austin, TX

         ‘shifting SCALE,’ Windows into Houston, Blaffer Museum, University of Houston

         ‘Better Than Success,’ Art Palace Gallery, (Project Room), Houston, TX 

2012 ‘Low Impact (Resistance to Flow / ThisIsBobDylanToMe) Subject to Change,'

            collaborative project with Linda Post, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX 

2011 ‘Today Is Tomorrow,' Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX

2010 ‘(v)=Variable Project,’ Houston, TX, site specific project w/ Mick Johnson

2005 ‘A POWERFUL HANKERING,’ artMoving Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2002 ‘JIM NOLAN WORKS,’ NoName Exhibitions at the Soap Factory, Minneapolis, MN



2019 'Art Crawl,' Mother Dog Gallery,Houston, TX

2018 'Video-A Group Show,' InnerSpace Gallery, Dallas, TX

2016 ‘Phenomena,' TIGER STRIKES ASTEROID @ Satellite Art Show, Miami,FL

           'Double Digits: Lawndale's Artist Studio Program, 10 Years and Counting,Houston,TX

 2015 ‘PARLIAMENT OF OWLS,’Diverse Works,Houston,TX

 2014 ‘DRAPED UP & DRIPPED OUT,’Oak Cliff Cultural Center,Dallas,TX

          ‘PRACTICE,’ Lawndale Art Center,Houston,TX (artist residency three person show)

          ‘TO EACH THEIR OWN,’Art Palace Gallery,Houston, TX


          Sala Diaz,San Antonio TX.curated by Toby Kamps 

           ‘STUFF OF LEGENDS,’ Gray Matters,Dallas,TX

 2013 ’HIGH FIBER,’ Present Company,Brooklyn,NY

          ‘JUST THEN AND AGAIN,’ St. Claude Gallery, University of New Orleans, LA

          ‘LOOSE COOPERATION,’ Deep Elum Windows, Dallas, TX

          ‘GROUP SHOW,’ The Brandon, Houston, TX

2012 ‘STANDARD DEVIATION,’ Art Palace, Houston, TX, curator

          ‘PROLOGUE,’ SkyDive Gallery’, Houston, TX

2011 ‘INTERSECTING IMPULSES,’ Williams Tower Gallery, Houston, TX


         ‘WEASEL,’ Inman Gallery, Houston, TX, curated by Chelsea Beck and Kurt Mueller


         Art Palace Gallery, Houston, TX

2009 ‘THE BIG SHOW,’ Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX

2008 ‘METROPOLES,’ Bronx River Arts Center, Bronx, NY

          ‘NO THING IMPOSSIBLE,’ Tobey Fine Arts, New York, NY

2007 ‘Sound Art Limo,’ Melbourne International Arts Festival, curated by Holly Crawford/AV                    


          ‘SUBSPECIES’, Tobey Fine Arts, New York, NY

          ‘Sound Art Limo,’ curated by Holly Crawford/AC Institute, The Armory, NY

          ‘WOOD,’ English Kills, Brooklyn, NY           

           ‘MASHUPS,’ Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, Brooklyn, NY, co-curator

2006 ‘Saunders' Farm Project’, outdoor exhibition, Garrison, NY, org:Collaborative Concepts 

          ‘Art in the Neighborhood 2,’ Tastes Like Chicken Art Space, Brooklyn, NY

2005 ‘Studio: Seven Months of My Aesthetic Education (Plus Some)’ a project by                

          Tony Oursler,  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

         ‘Yo Graph Net Interporn,’ artMoving, Brooklyn, NY

          ‘SLEEPER CELL,’ artMoving, Brooklyn, NY

2004 ‘DE/CONSTRUCT,’ PH Gallery, New York, NY

2003 ’24,’ Eugene Binder Gallery, Marfa, Texas

         ‘Dancing in the Dark, part II,’ Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ.(catalogue)

2002 ‘Video Wall,’ Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY

2001 ‘Surfaces + Support Systems,’ 123 Watts, New York, NY

          ‘In Transit: Installations by Rory Donaldson, Jim Nolan, and Linda Post,’

           Tyler Art Gallery, State University of New York at Oswego, Oswego, NY

          ‘Of Relationship,’ 16 Beaver, New York, NY



Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX.



MFA, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA.

BFA, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA.



2013 Centraltrak, Dallas,TX

         Lawndale Studio Program,Houston TX



Wendy Vogel, ‘Jim Nolan,Today is Tomorrow,'…..Might Be Good, March 2011.

Stephen Maine, ‘DATELINE BROOKLYN,’ artnet Jan 5, 2005.

Sarah Schmerler, ‘Jim Nolan, A Powerful Hankering’ review, TimeOut New York/Issue 539: Jan 26, 2006.

Calvin Reid, ‘Dancing in the Dark: Aljira Emerge 2002,’ catalog.

Aljira Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ, 2002.

Christopher Bollen, ‘Surfaces and Support Systems’ review, TimeOut New York, January 3-10, 2002.

Johanna Holbrook. ‘S.S. White’ review, New Art Examiner, March, 1994.

Anne Schuster Hunter. 'The Play Instinct In Art Making,' New Art Examiner, December, 1994.

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