Tammy Nguyen

Tammy Nguyen

Landscape for the Cristos | 2019 | 91 cm x 122 cm | watercolor, vinyl paint, and pastel on paper stretched over panel

Biography

Tammy Nguyen

Born in San Francisco, California, 1984.
Lives and works in New York City.

Education
2013
M.F.A. in Painting/Printmaking, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2007
B.F.A., The Cooper Union School for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY

2007-08
Fulbright Fellow, Vietnam

2006
The Yale Summer School of Music and Art, Norfolk, CT

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2021
Freehold, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2020
Cave Matter, Hesse Flatow, New York, NY
Five Myles, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2019
The Ship Names Atlast, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond Virginia
The Ship Named Atlast, Lightwell Gallery, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OH

2018
The Straits, Mariboe Gallery, Peddie School, Highstown, New Jersey, USA

2017
How to Breathe in Selected Tropics, The Joan Flasch Artists' Book Collection, The School of the Art Institute in Chicago, Illinois, USA
Primate City, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, USA

2015
Primate Cities (on the wall), Tree Top Chamber Music Society, Stamford, CT, USA

2014
Chickens of the Torrid Summer, Norwalk Community College, Norwalk, CT
Hermes, the Epiphytes, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY, USA

2010
My Diary From That Battle of 10,000 Ships, L'usine Gallery, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2008
Đồ Đạc Đi Đôi, The Ho Chi Minh City Fine Arts University, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Group Exhibitions

2021
O, Five Myles, Brooklyn, New York, USA
SMALL. nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan
Where The Threads Are Worn, Casey Kaplan, New York, USA


2020
Facing New Axes, Hunter Shaw Fine Art, Los Angeles, California, USA

2019
Drinking the Reflection, curated by Elizabeth Malaska, Russo Lee, Portland, OR, USA
In the Weeds: Art and the Natural World, Wheaton College, Weaton, MA
Printed Matter Art Book Fair, Dome Spotlilght, PS1, Queens, NY
Curiously Enough Vol. 2, Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
Curiosly Enough, Nichido Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Harlem Perspectives, Factions Art Gallery, curated by Leanne Stella, New York, USA
Necessary Fictions, The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

2018
Face of the Future, The Rubin Museum, New York, NY, USA
Myth, Memory, and Migration: Stories from the Asian Diaspora, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, New York, USA
'One Blue Eye, Two Serving,' CRUSH Curatorial, New York, USA

2017
Food from Shadows, a Refugee Resistance Menu, First Sip Cafe, Chicago, NY
Call and Response, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York, USA
Press Play, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, USA
Smithsonian Asian American Literature Festival, The National Portrait Gallery and Phllips Collection, Washington DC
Terrestrial Resonance, Harlem Properties, Art in FLUX, New York, USA
Loving Blackness, Asian Arts Initiative, Philadelphia, PA
Allusions, JCC Harlem, New York, USA

2016
Beautiful World Book Fair, Passenger Pigeon Press, Philadelphia, PA
Odds and Ends, Passenger Pigeon Press, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, NY

2015
Odds and Ends, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, NY
2015 Scholars Exhibition, The Center for Book Arts, New York, USA
Bronx Calling: Bronx Museum 3rd AIM Biennial, Bronx Museum, Bronx, NY
Goodbye to the 40th Anniversary of the Vietnam War, apartment show, Chicago, IL
Spectrum, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

2014
DRAW: Mapping Madness, Inside-Out Museum, Beijing, China
Outside the Margin, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, Silver Spring, Maryland, USA
Thresholds of Motion, San-Art, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Bronx Speaks: No Boundaries, The Bronx Museum, Bronx, New York, USA
The Last Brucennial, New York, USA

2013
Exile, El Ricon Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA
The Morphology of Print, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York, USA
Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Industry City, Brooklyn, New York, USA
Yale MFA Painting/Printmaking Thesis Group 1, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

Awards and Residencies

2018
N-Square Network Fellowship

2017
Asia Delegate, The Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs, New York, USA
Joan Mitchell Foundation Nomination in Painting
Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Process Space

2015
Juror’s Selection, Spectrum, Carriage Barn Arts Center, New Canaan, CT

2014
Scholarship for Advanced Studies in Book Arts, The Center for Book Arts
The Van Lier Fellowship, Wave Hill
The Bronx Artist-in-the-Marketplace Bronx Museum

2013
The Helen Winternitz Award, Yale School of Art

2012
Yale Southeast Asian Council Research Grant, Yale University

2007
Fulbright Grant to Vietnam, Michael S. Vivo Memorial Prize in Drawing

2006
Ellen Battell Stoeckel Scholarship; Yale Summer School for Music and Art

2003-07 Full-Tuition Scholarship; The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art

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