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Tamara Gonzales

Tamara Gonzales works with a variety of painted patterned motifs both in figuration and abstraction. Textiles and nature often inspire her works, while others are created through her own generative mark-making on paper or canvas. Over the last ten years Gonzales’ travels to Peru, and her visionary experiences and friendships with the Shipibo people have become a source of both inspiration and collaboration in her work. Working in her studio in Brooklyn and upstate New York, Gonzales develops her own visual language, resulting in a wonderful mixture of exuberant color, energetic line, and archetypal imagery.

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Outside Exhibition

Tamara Gonzales and Holly Coulis at Analog Diary

Tamara Gonzales and Holly Coulis have work in Chromazones, a group show at Analog Diary. The exhibition is on view July 21 through September 10, 2023 in Beacon, NY.


Tamara Gonzales with Raymond Foye: New Social Environment #55

Painter Tamara Gonzales joins veteran host Raymond Foye for New Social Environment #55 to discuss the Brooklyn-based artist’s lyrical work, her free-spirited mother’s influence on her life, her experiences with protest and resistance in the 60s, and much more.


Tamara Gonzales: Horrible Beauty

Tamara Gonzales’ show Horrible Beauty was reviewed by Amanda Millet-Sorsa at The Brooklyn Rail. Millet-Sorsa discusses Tamara’s practice, influences, and her personal style. Horrible Beauty is in the main gallery at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery until October 23.


Tamara Gonzales Painting Newly Acquired by the San Antonio Museum of Art

Hawk Moth, a mixed-media painting by Tamara Gonzales, was recently acquired by the San Antonio Museum of Art through the Alex Katz Foundation.


The Bronx Museum Acquires Tamara Gonzales

An artwork by Tamara Gonzales is now in The Bronx Museum's permanent collection.


Tamara Gonzales, Peter Lamborn Wilson
Hoodoo Metaphysics, 2019

144 page full color, soft cover book. Poems by Peter Lamborn Wilson and Drawings by Tamara Gonzales.


Tamara Gonzales Acquired by High Museum of Art

The High Museum of Art in Atalanta, Georgia acquired Tamara Gonzales, Kwik Silver, 2015.

Outside Exhibition

Tamara Gonzales in MoMA PS1 Group Show

Tamara Gonzales was included in Orpheus Selection: In Search of Darkness at MoMA PS1.

Goings On About Town

Tamara Gonzales's show Ometeotl was listed in Goings On About Town in the January 23rd issue of The New Yorker

artists lecture

Tamara Gonzales | New York Studio School

Tamara Gonzales’ lecture at the New York Studio School was about her life as an artist working and her studio practice.