Selected Exhibitions

It’s Not What You Think, Philip Bloom Gallery, Nantucket, MA

Positioning Systems, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

An Interior Complex, Sunroom Project Space at Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

Immediate Female, Judith Charles Gallery, NY, NY

SYMBOLIC SYMBIOTIC, Peridot Green quarterly salon hosted by American Cyborg, New York, NY

Backyard Pool, @ the Lot, in conjunction with Socrates Sculpture Park and Rockrose Development Corp., Long Island City, NY

INFLUX 2014, CR10 Arts, Hudson, NY

PATHWAYS: Past/Present, Moran Plant in conjunction with Burlington City Arts (BAC), Burlington, VT

Sun Screening Vol.1, VIDEOLOGY, Brooklyn, NY

G R A V I T Y, Projekt 722, Brooklyn, NY

FLUID Exhibition, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Staten Island, NY

Open to the Public, Rooster Gallery, THE BATHROOM, Project Space, New York, NY

Dallas Biennial DB14, Eastfield College Gallery, Dallas, TX

VIDEOROVER Season 7, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY

EAF 13, Emerging Artist Fellowship Program Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

13/23, 964 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY

AUNTS Time Share: Curation Chain 4, Arts@Renaissance, Brooklyn, NY

Bad Film Fest, NYC Comedy Bar, New York, NY

Spring Fever, 594 Loft, Brooklyn, NY

Game On, Spoke Gallery @ Medicine Wheel Productions, Boston, MA

Immaterial Labor, Callicarpa Gallery, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

State of the Art 2012, Chase Young Gallery, Boston, MA

Arrive Wherever You Can, Rooster Gallery, New York, NY

RISD MFA Thesis Exhibition, Providence Convention Center, Providence, RI

Graduate Selections, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI

INCIDENTAL | ESSENTIAL, 1 Sims Avenue @ The Steel Yard | Providence, RI

Liminal Space, 65 Eddy Street | Providence, RI

Transitions, Big Medium Studios, Austin, Texas

New American Talent 23 curated by Nato Thomas, ArtHouse, Austin, Texas

Live, From Juvie Hall!, United States Art Authority, Austin, Texas

Few, Several, Many, More, Creative Research Lab, Austin, Texas

Simply Fun, Dougherty Art Center, Austin, Texas

Bio-Fucked, VTrue Artspace, San Antonio, Texas

Related, Mass Gallery, Austin, Texas

Grid, Creative Research Lab, Austin, Texas


Rhode Island School of Design, RISD | Providence, RI
MFA Sculpture 2012

The University of Texas at Austin | Austin, Texas
BFA Studio Art  2007

Awards, Grants, Fellowships & Residencies

Public Art Network Year in Review 2015, for Backyard Pool, jurors: Peggy Kendellen, Laurie Jo Reynolds, Ernest C. Wong
Sunroom Project Space Artist at Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

Fall 2014 New Artist Feature, CULTUREHALL, Online resource for contemporary art, NY, NY

Emerging Artist Fellowship 2013, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY

Emerging Curator Recipient, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

Graduate Studies Grant Recipient juror Ingrid Schaffner, Show Me Your Glands, Curated Exhibition, Providence, RI

Graduate Studies Grant Recipient juror Ian Berry, Constructing a Home, Providence, RI

Jeanne Stahl-Webber Sculpture Fund, RISD, Providence, RI

Artist in Residency Grant, The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

Residency Grant, Ox-bow, Saugatuck, Michigan

Publications & Curatorial Projects


Emergency INDEX Vol. 3

ArtFCity Dream Exhibition Series: Week Nine: Dreaming About Pink Foam, Canned Shit, and SCULPTURE! 

VIDEO PROGRAM, Season 1, The Dean Hotel, Providence, RI


Prototype: An Artist Book, Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD), Atlanta, GA

Thirteen Twenty Three Exhibition, 964 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY


Two Conversations from our Future, The Swedish Dance History vol. 4, Inpex, Stockholm, Sweden

Phase of the Devout, Exhibition Catalogue, Ithaca College NY

Ever | Other, Curbs & Stoops and Rhythmology Pop-Up Exhibition, September 22- Nov 3

Visiting Artist/Lecturer

Visiting Lecture, Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN

Visting Lecture/Panelist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Visiting Lecture, Centre College , Danville, KY


Greig, Laura, The Half-Hidden Garden, Excelsior! Blog, May 4, 2015

Kendall, Harry, Listen up: See art and architecture in dialogue this fall, Crain’s 5boros, Oct 30, 2014

Frey, David Andrew, New Artists Feature, Fall 2014, CULTUREHALL, Oct 8 2014

Zweig, Janet, Tamara Johnson’s Waterless Pools, Public Art Review: Forecast Public Art, Oct 1 2014

Solomon, Deborah, No work better captures this summer of our discontent than Tamara Johnson’s waterless “Backyard Pool”, twitter, July 20, 2014

McRae, Tess,  Potential for Fun; Despite Mistakes, The Lot LIC series has what it takes to be great, Queens Chronicle: Qboro, August 7, 2014

RISD XYZ, Spring/Summer 2013

Castillo, Salvador, I Wanna Be A Curator/ Instigate! 11, Bout What I sees blog, March 15

Eides, Rachel, RISD Student Stages Art with Endangered Providence Building, Go Local Providence, May 18, 2011