Timothy Gilman

Timothy Gilman

Leonard N. Stern School of Business
Kaufman Management Center
44 West Fourth Street, 3-100
New York, NY 10012

E-mail tfg1@stern.nyu.edu


Tim Gilman-Ševc?ík, PhD is an Adjunct Assistant Professor of social impact, writing, communications, and applied liberal arts at New York University. In these capacities he designs and teaches courses and certificate programs for graduate and undergraduate students incorporating contemporary art, critical thinking, experiential learning, visual thinking, design, and interdisciplinary studies. He has also been a visiting lecturer at Columbia University, Parsons School of Design, School of the Visual Arts, and others.

As a conceptual artist and writer, Professor Gilman-Ševc?ík has created and curated exhibitions and served as artist-in-residence extensively at museums and galleries throughout the US and abroad including the Irish Museum of Modern Art, the Brooklyn Museum, Prague Biennial, and many others. He was the founding Artistic Director for Gulliver’s Gate, the miniature world museum in Times Square. His writing and art criticism has appeared in mass media outlets including the Village Voice, the Guardian, Art in America, and Flash Art, among others. Cover, a monograph on his collaborative art practice with Františka Gilman was published by Triga in 2009, and his book The Academy of Forgetting was published by Atropos Press in 2016.

He serves as Executive Director of the Resilience, Education, Training and Innovation (RETI) Center, a nonprofit focused on urban resilience in the face of climate change. His work as a copywriter and Creative Director for advertising clients such as the Israel Ministry of Tourism, the National Education Association, Transamerica, and many more has won numerous industry awards. He was a co-founder of the Peabody-winning Studio 360 for WNYC and the interdisciplinary academic journal continent.

Research Interests

  • Institutional reform
  • Contemporary art, criticism and curation
  • Art and commerce
  • Arts in business education

Courses Taught

  • Business and Its Publics
  • Collaborating, Communicating and Leading (SPS)
  • Organizational Communication and its Social Context
  • Organizational Communication Co-curricular
  • Technical Writing for the Information Professions (SPS)

Academic Background

PhD, Media and Communications, 2014
European Graduate School, Saas-Fee, Switzerland

BA, English, 1993
Tufts University

Awards & Appointments

LKV, Trondheim, Norway 2006
Irish Museum of Modern Art Artist-in-Residence 2006
LMCC Artist Workspace Program 2004
International Artists Studio Program Basel 2003
Grammy for Best New Band and Album of the Year 1998

Selected Publications

Matthew Statler and Wendelin Küpers (2018)
Leadership and Wisdom: Lessons from Folklore

Elen Riot (2018)
Art and Politics