Tamara Gonzales

b. 1959 Madera, CA

Lives in Brooklyn, NY



2005 BA—Liberal Arts, Vermont College ADP, VT

1990 AAS—Fine Arts, Parsons School of Design, NY


Solo Exhibitions

2017 Campesino Bailando, 39 Great Jones, NY, NY

    Ometeotl, Klaus von Nichtssagend, NY, NY

2014 Winter is Coming, Klaus von Nichtssagend, NY, NY

    Tamara Gonzales, Sometimes (works of art), NY, NY

2013 Unicorn Kittens, Shoot The Lobster, NY, NY

2012 Tamara Gonzales: Untitled, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY


Group Exhibitions

2018 Optimist Prime, curated by Michael Shoudt, New City Galerie,

Burlington, VT

Mixed Bag, curated by Joe Bradley & Jeremy Willia, Real Estate, Brooklyn NY

A Radical Voice, curated by Janet Goleas, South Hampton Arts Center, South Hampton, NY

2017 Baggage Claim, Klaus von Nichtssagend, NY NY

Wythe Hotel, Brooklyn. NY, curated by Kimia Ferdowsi Kline

Drawing Island, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Archetypwriters, curated by Roe Projects & Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY

2016 Victory Garden, Planthouse, NY, NY

Flat Fix, curated by Ryan Steadman & Ryan Wallace, Code Art Fair, Copenhagen, Denmark

Paddlecourt, Westport, CT

Broken Register: The Virtues of Misalignment, Able Baker Contemprary, Portlad ME

Home is Where You're Happy, Embassy Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

DARK STAR Cosmos and Abstraction, curated by Raymond Foye, Planthouse, NY, NY

Wobbly Swabblies, Pablo's Birthday, NY, NY

2015 Common Threads, Mixed Greens, NY, NY

Refiguring, Coburn Projects London, London, UK

Crowded House, Harper's Books, East Hampton, NY

Yin Yang, 99 Cent Plus, Brooklyn, NY

American Academy of Arts & Letters, NY, NY

Between A Place And Candy, curated by Jason Andrews,1285 Avenue of the Americas Gallery,

If Not For You, curated by Sue and Phil Knoll, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2014 Bullet in the Brain, Brian Morris Galllery, NY, NY

Spaced Out:Migrations to the Interior, curated by Phong Bui, Red Bull Studios, NY, NY

Chinese Zodiac, organized by Adrienne Rubenstein, NY, NY

Brushcrusher, organized by Gerasimos Florastos & Quintessa Matranga, NY, NY

Sargent's Daughters, Sargent's Daughter, NY. NY

Awkward, organized by Jeremy Willis, Brooklyn, NY

Paintings Differ, or Vary, organized by Talia Shulze & Peter Shear, BOS, Brooklyn, NY

Space Heater, Curated by Andy Cross, Harbor Gallery, Ridgewood, NY

Geometry Poems, Organized by Katherine Mojzsis, Janet Kurnatowki, Brooklyn, NY

See-Through, Projekt722, Brooklyn, NY

2013 Caving, Curated by Yevgenia Baras, Honey Ramka, Brooklyn NY

Snail Salon, Curated by Adrianne Rubenstein, Regina Rex Gallery, Ridgewood, NY

Come Together: Survivng Sandy Year 1, Curated by Phong Bui, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY

Draw Gym, Organized by Brian Belott, 247365 & KNOW MORE GAMES , Brooklyn, NY

To Be A Lady, Organized by Jason Andrews, Sundarum Tagore Gallery, Singapore Invitational

Lat 41° 7’ N., Long. 72° 19 W, Organized by Bob Nickas, Martos Gallery, East Marion, NY

Swing State, Curated by Jane Kim, Pop-Up Location, NY, NY

Pinkpurple, NYPL Mid-Manhattan Art in the Corner Room, Organized by Arezoo Moseni

Chiaroscuro, Curated by JJ Manfed & Steve Rivera, Novella Gallery, NY, NY

Hello Darling, Curated by Patrick Berran, SOUTHFIRST, Brooklyn, NY

2012 Swamp, Curated by Kari Adelaide. Poe Cottage, Bronx, NY

Pillow Talk, Ille Arts, Amagansett, NY

The Escape From The Banal Everday Life To The World Of The Ideal, Curated by Brooke Moyse, NURTUREart, Brooklyn, NY

Art Blog Art Blog Love, Curated by Stephen Truax, One River Gallery, Englewood, NJ

To Be A Lady, Curated by Jason Andrews, Ave of The Americas Art Gallery, NY, NY

Pig Party, Organized by Gina Beavers, New York City, NY, NY

Epiphanic Glow, Curated by Brad Hajzak, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Sweet Distemper, Organized by Isaac Lyles, Derek Eller Gallery, NY, NY

Creature From The Blue Lagoon, Organized by Bob Nickas, Bridgehampton, NY

Hex, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn NY

The Final Frontier, The Atlantic Conference, Brooklyn, NY

Wavers, Organized by EJ Hauser and Rob Nadeau, Brooklyn, NY

Dependent art fair, presented by James Fuentes, NY, NY

What I Know, Organized by Jason Andrew, NYCAMS, NY, NY

Special Blend, Organized by Chris Martin, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2011 Ritual Aesthetics, Organized by Progress Report, Tompkins

Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Freestyle, Joe's Studio, Organized by Joe Ballweg & Andrea Bergart, Ridgewood, Ny

Idiots Delight, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Surrealism, Organized by Jason Andrew with Ali Ha, Factory Fresh, Brooklyn, NY

Temporary Antumbra Zone, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Williamsburg 2000, Art 101, Brooklyn, NY

2010 Wall-to-Wall, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Please Jump Around in Here, Storefront, Brooklyn, NY

No Freekouts, St. Cecelia’s Convent, Brooklyn, NY

979 to MF Golden Age, Party Expo, Brooklyn, NY

Brooklyn Schlatt, Fortress of Solitude, Brooklyn, NY

Dance Ghost, Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY

2009 Spun, Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY

Chunky Monkey, Red Flagg, New York, NY

2008 Party at Phong's House, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY

Open Studios, iaab, Basel, Switzerland

2007 Orpheous, PS1 Long Island City, NY

99¢, Jersey City Museum & Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ

Supermarket, the:artists:network. New York, NY

2006 !@#$%, the:artists:network. New York, NY

2005 Dry Goods, The AUK, Hamden, NY

Temperature, the:artists:network, New York, NY

2004 Self-ish, Gallery Onetwentyeight, New York, NY

mace2, the:artists:network, New York, NY

2003 Lust, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2002 Window Shopping, eywash, Brooklyn, NY

New Works, Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India,

2001 Made In Brooklyn, Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY

2000 A Few of My Favorite Things, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, New York,


Yaddo Centennial, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

1999 The Big Little Drawing Show, N3 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

Om, Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY

Painting III, N3 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

1997 New York Drawers, Gasworks Gallery, London, UK

Current/Undercurrent, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

Artist of the Week, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

Sex & Spirituality, Ridge Street Gallery, New York, NY

1996 Cool Girls, PS 122, New York, N.

Drawing Show, Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Shifting Identities, CB's Gallery, New York, NY

1995 Crossections, Eighth Floor Gallery, New York, NY

Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, NY

Visiting Angels, Gold Bar, New York, NY



2012 CCA Andraxt, Mallorca, Spain

2008 iaab, Basel, Switzerland

2001 Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India

1999 Yaddo, Saratoga Springs New York

1997 Vermont Studios Center, Johnson Vermont


Public Collections

The Bronx Museum of the Arts

High Museum of Art

Colby College Museum of Art

Bowdoin College Museum of Art



2017 Visiting Artist at MECA

2013 University of Knoxville

2013 NYPL What Inspires Artists Series - Altars, Temples, and Dios de

La Muerte