TIFFANY CALVERT

Education

2005  MFA Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers

1998  BA with Honors, Oberlin College

1997  Study Abroad, Syracuse University, Florence Italy

1995  Carnegie Mellon University (one semester study)

Selected Exhibitions

2017

*Solo exhibition, Arkansas State University

Synthesizing Nature, Center for Contemporary Art, NJ

2016

Verblist, E.TAY Gallery, New York, NY

Synthesizing Nature, View Art Center, Old Forge, NY

2015

*Solo exhibition, Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland, OR

The Memory Palace, Cedar Crest College, PA

2014

The Last Brucennial, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, NY

The Dam Show, Reservoir Art Space, Queens NY

2013

Collapse, Visual Arts Center, Mississippi State University, MS

PILF #1, Sunset Park Studios, Brooklyn NY

180, Garage Space, Easton PA

2012

Humus: Landscape Painting Across a Spectrum of Abstraction, The Center for Contemporary Art, NJ

Dystopian Delight, Mike Rollins Fine Art, NY, NY

Brooklyn Art Museum Brooklyn GO! Open Studios Project, Brooklyn NY

2011

Signs on the Road, Curatorial Research Lab @ Winkleman Gallery, NY, curated by Gogue Projects, Camel Collective, Cathouse FUNeral

2010

Between Picture and Viewer: The Image in Contemporary Painting, SVA Gallery, NY

One Night Stands, Mark J. Epstein studios, Brooklyn NY

2009

Jettison: New Ideas in Abstraction, Austin Peay State University, TN

What’s Left, M.R. Fine Art, New York NY

NeoRococo, Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, NJ

2008

New Work, one person exhibition, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago IL

The Prom: A Semi-Formal Survey of Semi-Formal Painting, Lawrimore Project, Seattle WA

 Sprawling, Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, NJ

A Lawrimore Project Biennial, Lawrimore Project, Seattle WA

2007

Cabinet of Curious Ties, LAB Gallery, New York NY

A Drawing Show, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago IL

Year_07 Art Projects, with Lisa Boyle Gallery, London UK

Benny’s Bungalow, Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, NJ

AquaArt Miami Fair, with Lisa Boyle Gallery, Miami FL

2006

New Work, one person exhibition, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago IL

Beast, Finesilver Gallery, Houston TX

Keeping it Real, The Garage, Jersey City NJ

Some Things Which Are Funny, and Some Things Which Are Quite Serious, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago IL

AquaArt Miami Fair, with Lisa Boyle Gallery, Miami FL

2005

Disputed Territories, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark NJ

Fresh Meat/Young Blood: New Jersey’s New Masters, Shore Institute of Contemporary Art, NJ

Moonstruck: The Hong Kong Artist’s Biennial 2005, Hong Kong, China

7th Annual National Small Works Exhibition, Attleboro Museum Center for the Arts, MA

AquaArt Miami Fair, with Lisa Boyle Gallery, Miami FL

Thesis Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries, NJ

2004

New Work, one person exhibition, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago IL

The Odds, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark NJ

New Works on Paper, Lisa Boyle Gallery, Chicago IL

Living in an Immaterial World, City Without Walls Gallery, Newark NJ

Faculty and Returning Students Graduate Exhibition, group curator and exhibiting artist, Mason Gross Galleries, NJ

2003

One Inch, Quality Gallery, Brooklyn NY

The Thousand Symphonies, Fluxus performance with Philip Corner, Nicholas Hall, NJ

First Year Graduate Exhibition, Mason Gross Galleries, NJ

2002

Synesthesia, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago IL

2001

Artwork III, 847 W. Jackson Gallery, The Art Institute of Chicago IL

Woman Made Gallery Annual Juried exhibition, Chicago IL

1999

Vital Signs, Cesar Chavez Gallery, San Francisco State University, CA

Re-Presentation, Boise State University 5th Biennial National Exhibition, Boise ID

Icarus, (Collaborative media performance/installation), Club 6, San Francisco CA

Palo Alto Regional Exhibition, IDEO Gallery, Palo Alto CA

1997

Code, Public Installation; Oberlin OH

 

Curatorial Projects and Lectures

2016

Magic, an exhibition of works by Hayley Barker, Matthew F Fisher, Karla Knight, Chris Martin, Kristine Moran, Sarah Peters, Henry Samelson and Laurel Sparks, The Gallery at Mercer County College, NJ

2015

           Tiffany Calvert: Artist Talk, Visiting Artist Series, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR

2013

Visiting Artist lecture, College of Architecture, Art & Design, Mississippi State University, MS

2010

“Subject and Matter: an artist talk with Tiffany Calvert”, Hite Art Institute, University of Louisville, KY

All Things Being Equal…, an exhibition of works by Joy Garnett, Paul Pfeiffer, Steve DiBenedetto and others, Raritan Valley Community College, NJ

2008

Some Abstraction Occurs: an exhibition of works by Pamela Jorden, Jasmine Justice, WesSherman and Wendy White, curated by Tiffany Calvert, 65GRAND, Chicago, IL

 

Bibliography

2016

Sheffield, Clarence Burton. “The Nature of Culture and the Culture of Nature: Critical Reflections on ‘Synthesizing Nature’.  Exhibition catalogue. 

2015

           Stevens, Julia. "Precarious Image: Tiffany Calvert's Visiting Artist Lecture", The Piolog, March.

2013

Callander, Adrienne. “Collapse”, exhibition catalogue, in conjunction with Collapse, Visual Arts Center, Mississippi State University

Johnson, Elizabeth. “Artist Profile: Tiffany Calvert”, Easton Irregular, September

2012

Meier, Allison. “Go Sunset Park: An Emerging Art Community.” Hyperallergic, September.

2010

Taube, Isabel. “The Open Image.” Exhibition catalog, Between Picture and Viewer: The Image in Contemporary Painting. New York: SVA Galleries.

2009

Greene, Warren. “Jettison: New Ideas in Abstraction”, September 2009, exhibition catalogue, with essays by Warren Greene and Ruth Crnkovich.

Leiser, Stacy. “APSU Exhibit to Explore Abstract Art”, The Leaf Chronicle, September 15

2008

Hackett, Regina. “Never Fear, Painting is Here”, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, January 17

Clemans, Gayle. “Falling in Love with Intimacy of Painting”, The Seattle Times, February 19

Courson, Patricia. “Tiffany Calvert: New Work”. Flavorpill.net, March 14

Gunn, Dan. “Recommended: Some Abstraction Occurs”. Newcity.com, January 17

Courson, Patricia. “Some Abstraction Occurs”. Flavorpill.net, January 11

2006

Camper, Fred. “Two-Dimensional Dioramas”, The Chicago Reader, March 24, Section 2, p. 24

Birmingham, Mary. “Garage Art Work is Raw, Real with Mixed Identities”, The Jersey Journal, October 27, p. 23

Flavorpill.net. Issue 78, March 14

Wu, Suzanne. UR Chicago, Vol. 9, Issue 3, March 9, p. 18

2005

Mid-Atlantic Region cover artist, New American Paintings catalog

2002

Alan Artner. “Paintings Are Disarming, Memorable”, Chicago Tribune, August 9, sec. 7

2001

053:1973-2000, Silkscreen: The Poster Project, John Pearson, ed.

Grants and Awards

2010

Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

Chashama organization subsidized studio, Brooklyn NY

2008

Djerassi Alumni Artists’ Fellowship, Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA

2007

Djerassi Resident Artists Program, Woodside, CA

2006

ArtOmi International Artists Residency, Omi, NY

Artists Residency Program, Artists’ Enclave at I-Park, East Haddam, CT

Geraldine R. Dodge Fellowship

2005

John Bettenbender Award, Rutgers

2003-5

Rutgers Scholars Awards

1997

Code, Public Installation; Oberlin OH

Public Collections

Hudson County Community College Foundation Collection