Born in Spokane, WA (1986), Tamalin Baumgarten paints quiet landscape scenes with a tonal, melancholic realism. She received her MFA from New York Academy of Art in 2015 and her BFA from Cornish College of the Arts in 2010. She has been the recipient of several awards, including two Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant Awards, the Portrait Scholarship Award from the New York Academy of Art, the Dahesh Museum of Art Award, and the Vermont Studio Center grant award. She is also the Co-founder and Director of the Cuttyhunk Island Artists’ Residency, located on Massachusetts’ Cuttyhunk Island, the inspiration for many of her paintings.

 

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Education

2015 — Master of Fine Arts, New York Academy of Art, New York.

2010 — Bachelor of Fine Arts, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle.

2006-2008 — Gage Academy of Art, Intensive Portrait Painting, Seattle.

2005 — Art Student’s League, Introduction to Oil Painting, New York.

Awards/Residencies

2017 — The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant Award.

2017 — Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT.

2017 — Vermont Studio Center Grant Award.

2015 — Dahesh Museum of Art Award, New York.

2014 — The Elizabeth Greenshield’s Foundation Grant Award.

2014 — Shanghai University Residency Award, New York Academy of Art, New York.

2014 — Portrait Scholarship Award, New York Academy of Art, New York.

2011 — Peoples’ Choice Award at the 33rd Annual Arts of the Terrace Juried Exhibition, Mountlake Terrace, WA.

Solo Exhibitions

2011 — Arts of the Terrace, Mountlake Terrace Public Library, November, Mountlake Terrace, WA.

2011 — Doe Bay Resort and Retreat, March, Orcas Island, WA.

Group Exhibitions

2018 — Left Behind: Memory and Migration, March, at Richmond Art Collective, Spokane, WA.

2018 — Alumni Show, March, at Quinn Hotel, New York, NY.

2017 — Ways Through It, December, at 375 Hudson Street, New York, NY.

2017 — In the Details, October, at Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA.

2017 — Single Fare 4, September, at Highland Stages, New York, NY.

2017 — The Time is Now, May, at The Chesterfield Gallery, New York, NY.

2017 — Art New York, May, at Pier 94, New York, NY.

2016 — Small Works, November, at Dedee Shattuck Gallery, Westport, MA.

2016 — Take Home a Nude, October, at Sotheby’s, New York, NY.

2016 — Picturing the Unprintable, October, at Flux Factory, LIC, New York, NY.

2016 — 10th Annual Summer Exhibition, June, at Flowers Gallery, New York, NY.

2016 — Mementos, February, Hosted by Panepinto Galleries at 70 Christopher Columbus Drive, New Jersey.

2015 — My Favorite Things, December, Hosted by Panepinto Galleries at W Hotel, Hoboken, New Jersey.

2015 — Small Matters of Great Importance, October, at Edward Hopper House, Nyack, NY.

2015 — Take Home a Nude, October, at Sotheby’s, New York, NY.

2015 — The World We Build, August, at 103 Allen Street, New York, NY.

2015 — Art Southampton, July, Nova’s Ark, at Bridgehampton, New York, NY.

2015 — 9th Annual Summer Exhibition, June, at Flowers Gallery, New York, NY.

2015 — MFA Thesis Exhibition, May, at New York Academy of Art, New York, NY.

2015 — Tribeca Ball, April, at New York Academy of Art, New York, NY.

2014 — Deck the Walls, December, at New York Academy of Art, New York, NY.

2014 — Oil and Water, July, at Cuttyhunk Historical Society: Museum of  the Elizabeth Islands, Cuttyhunk, MA.

2014 — Mutual Interest No.3, June, at Shanghai University, China.

2014 — Tribeca Ball, April, at New York Academy of Art, New York, NY.

2013 — Deck the Walls, December, at New York Academy of Art, New York, NY.

2013 — CVG Show, State-wide Art Competition, January, at Collective Visions Gallery, Bremerton, WA.

2012 — Cuttyhunk Island Art Fair, July, at Cuttyhunk Corner Store, Cuttyhunk Island, MA.

2011 — Arts of the Terrace, September, at Mountlake Terrace Public Library, Mountlake Terrace, WA.

2011 — Cuttyhunk Island Art Fair, July, at Cuttyhunk Corner Store, Cuttyhunk Island, MA.

2011 — It’s Just Pretty, May, at 619 Western Ave, Seattle, WA.

2011 — Looking at the World through Story, March-July, at Ida Culver House, Broadview, Seattle, WA.

2010-2011 — Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, June-May, Seattle, WA.

2010 — A Four Man Gang, June, at 619 Western Ave, Seattle, WA.

2010 — Bachelor of Fine Arts Exhibition, Cornish College of the Arts, May14th. Seattle, WA.

2009 — With the ReGrowth Society, October, at Gathering Glass, Bellingham, WA.

2008 — Roll Call, at Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA.

2008 — Sev Shoon, December, at Art Walk in Ballard, Seattle, WA.

2007 — Roll Call, at Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA.

Professional Experience

2016-Present — Director of Cuttyhunk Island Artists’ Residency, Cuttyhunk, MA.

2015-Present — Coordinator of Cuttyhunk Island Writers’ Residency, Cuttyhunk, MA.

2015-2017 — Studio Assistant for artist, Margaret Bowland, New York.

2015 —Teaching—Still Life Painting in Oil, Spokane, WA.

2010-2013 — Teaching art and recreation camp to children, July and August, Cuttyhunk, MA.

2011 — Curating a group show called It’s Just Pretty, March-May, Seattle, WA.

Summer 2010 — Teaching representational oil painting. Cleaning and restoring oil paintings. Photography and Sound Recording for Cuttyhunk Historical Society. Photography for Cuttyhunk Yacht Club. Hand-painted signs for ArtiZen Barn, a local art and craft studio, Cuttyhunk Island, MA.

2010 — Cirque Du Soleil, Face Painting, Promotional Events, Seattle, WA.

2007 — Muralogia, Business Owner, Customized murals and sign painting studio, Spokane, WA.

Collections

2014 —Cuttyhunk Historical Society: Museum of the Elizabeth Islands. Cuttyhunk, MA

2009 — Mary Alice Coolie Print Collection, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA.

Publications

2017 — The New York Optimist, April 9th – 17th. Artist Feature

2012 — A Painting, September, www.nomansjournal.com.

2010 — A portrait of my father on page 130 of Portrait Painting Atelier: Old Master Techniques and Contemporary Applications by Suzanne Brooker. Watson-Guptill Publications, New York.
 
 

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