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Selected Exhibitions

2015
Immediate Female, Judith Charles Gallery, NY, NY

Sunroom Project Space at Wave Hill, Bronx, NY (upcoming)

2014
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

2013
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

2012
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

2011
INCIDENTAL | ESSENTIAL, 1 Sims Avenue @ The Steel Yard | Providence, RI

Liminal Space, 65 Eddy Street | Providence, RI

2008
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

2007
Few, Several, Many, More, Creative Research Lab, Austin, Texas

Simply Fun, Dougherty Art Center, Austin, Texas

Bio-Fucked, VTrue Artspace, San Antonio, Texas

2006
Related, Mass Gallery, Austin, Texas

Grid, Creative Research Lab, Austin, Texas

Education

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

2015
Sunroom Project Space Artist at Wave Hill, Bronx, NY

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

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

2012
Emerging Curator Recipient, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY

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

2011
Graduate Studies Grant Recipient juror Ian Berry, Constructing a Home, Providence, RI

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

2009
Artist in Residency Grant, The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, Vermont

2005
Residency Grant, Ox-bow, Saugatuck, Michigan

Publications & Curatorial Projects

2014

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

2013

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

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

2012

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

2014
Visting Lecturer/Panelist, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

Visiting Lecturer, Centre College, Danville, KY

Bibliography

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

2013
RISD XYZ, Spring/Summer 2013

2012
Castillo, Salvador, I Wanna Be A Curator/ Instigate! 11, Bout What I sees blog, March 15

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