Born in Bexleyheath, Kent, England
Study: Croydon College of Art, Slade School of Fine Art, Royal College of Art, (degree: Master of Fine Art)
1972 – 1980: performance artist together with Dirk Larsen, in the performance-duo ‘Reindeer Werk’
1978: moves to Amsterdam
1986: Sandberg Art Prize awarded by Foundation Amsterdam Art Funds
1987 – 1995: Sculpture professor Rijksakademie Amsterdam
1997 – 2014: tutor in fine art, Academy for Art and Design, Den Bosch
2016 - 2020: guest professor at the following Chinese Universities: Southeast University, Dept Architecture, Nanjing; University of Xiamen, Media Art Department; Nanjing University of the Arts, Design department; Jiangnan University, Public Art Department, Wuxi; Nanjing University of the Arts, Sculpture department.

Thom Puckey's works are included in various public and private collections, including: Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, MUHKA Antwerp, MMKA Arnhem, Museum Beelden aan Zee Scheveningen, Museum Centro Pecci Prato, MORE Museum Gorssel, Collection Mark Peet Visser, Caldic Collection Wassenaar, City of Rotterdam, Collection Beccaglia Prato, Collection Akzo Nobel Amsterdam, Collection Achmea Tilburg.

Selected Solo Exhibitions

ELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS 1976: Behavioral Art. Galerie Stzuki Najnowszej, Wroclaw (cat.) Behavioral Art. Galerie Remont, Warsaw (cat.) Experimental Art Foundation, Adelaide (cat.) 1977:Vehicule Art, Montréal 1978: Galerie St. Petri, Lund Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam 1980: Pracownia Dziekanka, Warsaw Museum Fodor, Amsterdam 1982: Galerie 'A', Amsterdam 1983: Vijf huizen - vijf steden: Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht; De Appel, Amsterdam; Het Apollohuis, Eindhoven; Gemeentemuseum, Arnhem; Corps de Garde, Groningen. 1984:Museum Fodor, Amsterdam Het Apollohuis, Eindhoven 1985: Zeno X Gallery, Antwerpen Werkstatt-Galerie Moltkerei, Köln 1986: De Vleeshal, Middelburg Galerie Van Rooy, Amsterdam 1987:De Zaak, Groningen Markt Zeventien, Enschede 1988: Haags Centrum voor Aktuele Kunst, Den Haag Zeno X Galerie, Antwerpen Galerie Waalkens, Finsterwolde Galerie Van Rooy, Amsterdam Greenberg Wilson Gallery, New York 1989: Shedhalle, Zürich (cat.) 1990: Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam Galerie Zeno X, Antwerpen. 1991: Galerie Lumen Travo, Amsterdam. 1991: Galleria Carini, Firenze. 1994: Galerie Hohenthal und Bergen, Köln. 1999: Galerie De Praktijk, Amsterdam. 2002 ‘Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. 2004 Galerie De Praktijk, Amsterdam 2008 Aschenbach & Hofland Galleries, Amsterdam (with Jan van der Ploeg, wall-paintings) 2010 The Prato Project, Museo Centro Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy (with Jan van der Ploeg, wall-paintings) 2013 11 Easy Pieces, Love and Self Damage, SM's Stedelijk Museum s-Hertogenbosch 2013 Something Uttered as Recently as Yesterday, Mieke van Schaijk Gallery, s-Hertogenbosch, 2014 Platform voor Actuele Kunst, Gistel, Belgium. 2017: A Matter of Time - Thom Puckey and the Thorbecke Monument. Stroom, Den Haag 2019: Appearances and Faint Revelations. New sculptures and photographs. Annie Gentils Gallery, Antwerpen

Selected Group Exhibitions