William Tolan’s work has been widely exhibited and is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, the Milwaukee Museum of Art, and the Fogg Art Museum at Harvard University, among other private and public collections.
Tolan’s creative and curatorial work has focused on the issue of the family. He co-curated the exhibition "Family Matters" at Northlight Gallery, which included the work of Sally Mann, Vince Leo, Melissa Shook and Philip Lorca di Corcia. His own work has been included in the Museum of Modern Art’s "Pleasures and Terrors of Domestic Comfort," the Silver Eye Center for Photography's "Our Families," among other exhibitions. Tolan received fellowships from both the Houston Center for Photography and the Texas Photographic Society. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife and kids and dogs.
A complete résumé can be viewed online at http://www.williamtolan.com/resume.htm