Adrienne Tarver is an interdisciplinary artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. She has exhibited nationally and abroad, including solo exhibitions at Victori+Mo in Brooklyn, NY, BRIC Project Room in Brooklyn, New York, A-M Gallery in Sydney, Australia, and Art Matrix Gallery in Chicago, Illinois. She was selected by ArtNet as one of “14 Emerging Female Artists to watch in 2017” and has been featured in online and print publications including Brooklyn Magazine, Blouin Art Info, Whitewall Magazine, Hyperallergic, Ingenue Magazine, among others. 

She is currently the Director of Art & Design and Director of the HSA Gallery at Harlem School for the Arts in Harlem, New York and Residency Advisor for Brooklyn Art Space/ Trestle Gallery.

She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and BFA from Boston University. 


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Solo Exhibitions:
2018 (Upcoming) Wave Hill, Sunroom Project Space, Bronx, NY
2017 Secrets of Leaves - Victori+Mo, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Stories of Shadows - Victori+Mo, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Eavesdropping - BRIC Project Space, Brooklyn, NY
2013 In the Eaves - A-M Gallery - Sydney, Australia
2009 Paintings, Drawings & Installations – Art Matrix Gallery – Chicago, IL

Select Group Exhibitions:
2017 Queer Tropics - Pelican Bomb, New Orleans, LA
2017 Bronx Calling: The 4th AIM Biennial - Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, NY
2017 The Secret Life of Plants - Freight+Volume, New York, NY
2017 Plant Patterns - Arsenal Gallery, New York, NY
2017 Thresheld - Codify Art at Underdonk Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Parting and Together - Greenpoint Hill Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Duty Free - Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Summer in the City: The Brooklyn Show - Newburyport, MA
2016 Pulse/Trigger - Sine Gallery, Newark, NJ
2016 Plus One (+1) - Trestle Contemporary, Brooklyn, NY
2016 BRIC Gala Auction - BRIC Arts Media, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Trestle Benefit Exhibition - Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2016 Childhood Cancer Benefit - On Stellar Rays, New York, NY
2016 30 Under 30-ish, Victori+Mo, Brooklyn, NY
2016 In The Works, Unisex Salon, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Fresh Catch - Fastnet, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Winter Benefit - Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2015 PRIME - Trestle Gallery Pop-up Space, Brooklyn, NY
2015 Posse - Private Residence - Aspen, CO
2015 Summer Salon - Trestle Gallery - Brooklyn, NY
2014 Convergence - 808 Gallery - Boston, MA
2014 Small Works - Trestle Gallery - Brooklyn, NY
2014 Art Now - NG Gallery - Sydney, Australia
2014 Randwick Prize Exhibition - Sydney, Australia
2013 Spring Exhibition - Art Est Gallery - Sydney, Australia
2012 Tribute to the Triangle - SNO Centre - Sydney, Australia
2011 Zodiac - Vermont Studio Center - Johnson, VT
2011 MFA Thesis Exhibition – Sullivan Galleries, SAIC – Chicago, IL

Awards and Recognition:

  • Publication Fellowship - Peripheral Vision Arts - 2016
  • Distinguished Artist Scholarship - Vyt Residency, Art Students League of New York - 2014
  • Pavlis Full Fellowship Award – Vermont Studio Center - 2011
  • Featured Photographer – Focus Project – 2011
  • Kraus Family Foundation Award – World Studio AIGA Scholarship – 2010/11
  • Carol Gluckman Scholarship; SAIC – 2010/11
  • Beverly Arts Center Honorable Mention Award – 2007
  • School of Visual Arts Purchase Award, Boston University – 2007
  • Honorable Mention – New Art 2007: MPG Contemporary – 2007

Residencies:

  • Lower East Side Printshop, Keyholder Residency - 2017-18
  • Bronx Museum of the Arts: AIM Program - 2017
  • Brooklyn Art Space Studio Residency - Jan to June 2015
  • The League Residency at Vyt - New York - Distinguished Artist Scholarship - Sept/Oct 2014
  • Vermont Studio Center Residency – Pavlis Full Fellowship Recipient – Sept. 2011
  • Caversham Centre for Artists and Writers - South Africa – March to June 2008

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