Tammy Nguyen

Tammy Nguyen

Northeast Storm and the Queen of Hearts | 2022 | 213.36 x 152.4 cm | Watercolor, vinyl paint, pastel, and metal leaf on paper stretched over panel


Tammy Nguyen

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


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

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

Fulbright Fellow, Vietnam

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

Selected Solo Exhibitions

The Gale, nca | nichido contemporary art, Tokyo, Japan
Four Ways Through a Cave, Francois Ghebaly Gallery, LA, California, USA

Freehold, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, New York, USA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Group Exhibitions

Berlin Biennale 2022, Berlin, Germany
Wonder Woman, Jeffrey Deitch, NY, NY and LA, California, USA
The Hearing Trumpet 1, curated by Danielle Shang, Galerie Marguo, Paris, France

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

NYSCA/NYFA Fellowship Award in Painting

N-Square Network Fellowship

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

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

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

The Helen Winternitz Award, Yale School of Art

Yale Southeast Asian Council Research Grant, Yale University

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

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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