Thomas Bang, born Denmark 1938. Studies: Cleveland Institute of Art 1958-61; Yale University 1961-62, B.F.A; University of Southern Calif. 1962-64, M.F.A.; Fulbright Grant to Germany 1964-65; Teaching: Assistant Professor, Art, University of California 1965-70; Professor, Art, University of Rochester 1970-91, N.Y.
Participated in numerous painting and drawing exhibitions in California and nationally 1962-1967: Biennial of Contemporary Painting, 1967, Whitney Museum of Art, New York City; Solo exhibitions: Museum of Contemporary Art 1964, La Jolla, Calif.; Santa Barbara Museum of Art 1965, Calif.
Began working in the sculpture area in 1967. Participated in exhibitions focused on the new sculpture emerging within the areas of post-minimalism and process-art: Between Object and Environment 1969, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; Soft Art 1969, New Jersey State Museum; When Attitudes Become Form 1969-70, Kunsthalle Bern / Museen Haus Lange, Krefeld / Institute of Contemporary Art, London; New Materials – New Procedures 1970, Trinity College, Hartford, Conn.; Twenty-six by Twenty-six 1971, The Francis Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, N.Y.; Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary Art 1973, Whitney Museum of Art, N.Y.C.