Tamara Gonzales

Tamara Gonzales, In Fields of Flowers, 2017acrylic on canvas72 × 48 inches, 182.88 × 121.92 cm
Tamara Gonzales, I Am the Hummingbird, 2016acrylic and spraypaint on canvas77.25 x 60 inches, 196.22 x 152.40 cm
Tamara Gonzales, Rhythmic Lizard, 2016acrylic and spraypaint on canvas77.25 x 60 inches, 195.58 x 152.40 cm
Tamara Gonzales, untitled, 2016alpaca and wool32.5 x 24.75 inches, 82.55 x 62.87 cm
Tamara Gonzales, untitled, 2015colored pencil on paper15 x 11 inches, 38.10 x 27.94 cm
Tamara Gonzales, untitled, 2016alpaca and wool36.5 x 23.5 inches, 92.71 x 59.69 cm
Tamara Gonzales, untitled, 2016alpaca and wool34 x 26.25 inches, 86.36 x 66.68 cm
Tamara Gonzales, untitled, 2016alpaca and wool33 x 26 inches, 83.82 x 66.04 cm
Tamara Gonzales, untitled, 2016alpaca and wool32.5 x 25 inches, 82.55 x 63.50 cm
Tamara Gonzales, untitled, 2015colored pencil on paper15 x 11 inches, 38.10 x 27.94 cm
Tamara Gonzales, Lunar Butterfly (Eduardo), 2014acrylic and spraypaint on canvas66 x 54 inches
Tamara Gonzales, Twice Born (Dionysian), 2014acrylic and spraypaint on canvas65 x 57 inches
Tamara Gonzales, blue menina, 2014spray paint on canvas60 x 52 inches, 152.4 x 132.1 cm
Tamara Gonzales, Blue Avatar, 2015colored pencil on paper18 x 12 inches
Tamara Gonzales, Blue Avatar, 2015colored pencil on paper
Tamara Gonzales, Blue Avatar, 2015colored pencil on paper18 x 12 inches
Tamara Gonzales, night sentinel, 2014spray paint on canvas66 x 54 inches, 167.6 x 137.2 cm
Tamara Gonzales, lunar skywalker, 2014spray paint on canvas66 x 54 inches, 167.6 x 137.2 cm
Tamara Gonzales, red lunar skywalker, 2014spray paint on canvas66 x 54 inches, 167.6 x 137.2 cm


Born 1959 in Madera, CA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Solo Exhibitions

Bo Yancon, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

Ó Lua, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA

Campesino Bailando, 39 Great Jones Street, New York, NY
Ometeotl, Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY

Winter is Coming, Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY
Tamara Gonzales, Sometimes (works of art), New York, NY

Unicorn Kittens, Shoot The Lobster, New York, NY

Tamara Gonzales: Untitled, Norte Maar, Brooklyn, NY

Group Exhibitions

All of Them Witches, Organized by Dan Nadel and Laurie Simmons, Jeffery Deitch Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Baby Moma, Peace Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

The Mushroom Show, Sardine Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
It’s Necessary to Talk About Trees, curated by Candice Madey, River Valley Arts Collective, Catskill, NY
Psychedelic Healing Center
, curated by Lydia McCarty and Sarah Anne Johnson, Essex Flowers, New York, NY
Notebook, curated by Joanne Greenbaum, 56 Henry, New York, NY

Gardening on the Moon, George Lawson, Emeryville, California. curated by Andrea Belag
X Marks the Spot: Women of the New York Studio School, curated by Malado Baldwin & Maia Ibar, New York, Studio School, New York, NY
Sun Gazers, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA
Out of Control,
curated by Peter & Sally Saul, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY
Optimist Prime, New City Galerie, Burlington, VT
A Radical Voice: 23 Women, curated by Janet Goleas, Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY
Mixed Bag, curated by Joe Bradley and Jeremy Willis, Real Estate Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Baggage Claim, Klaus von Nichtssagend, New York, NY
Don’t Invite me to Dinner and then only serve Hors D’Oeuvres, Half Gallery, New York, NY
Drawing Island, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
ARCHETYPEWRITERS, Organized by ROE Projects, Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY

Victory Gardens, Planthouse, New York, NY
Home is Where You’re Happy, Embassy Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
DARK STAR: Abstraction and Cosmos, curated by Raymond Foye, Planthouse, New York, NY
Wobbly Swabbie
s, Pablo’s Birthday, New York, NY

Common Thread, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Refiguring, Coburn Projects London, London, UK
Crowded House, Harper’s Books, East Hampton, NY
Yin Yang, 99 Cent Plus, Brooklyn, 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

Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Bullet in the Brain, Brian Morris Gallery, New York, NY
Spaced Out: Migrations to the Interior, curated by Phong Bui, Red Bull Studios, New York, NY
Chinese Zodiac, organized by Adrienne Rubenstein, New York, NY
Brushcrusher, organized by Gerasimos Florastos & Quintessa Matranga, New York, NY
Sargent’s Daughters, Sargent’s Daughter, New York, 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

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, New York, NY
Pinkpurple, organized by Arezoo Moseni, NYPL Mid-Manhattan Art in the Corner Room
Chiaroscuro, curated by JJ Manfed & Steve Rivera, Novella Gallery, New York, NY
Hello Darling, curated by Patrick Berran, SOUTHFIRST, Brooklyn ,NY

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, New York, NY
Pig Party, organized by Gina Beavers, New York City, NY
Epiphanic Glow, curated by Brad Hajzak, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA
Sweet Distemper, organized by Isaac Lyles, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, 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, New York, NY
What I Know, organized by Jason Andrew, NYCAMS, New York, NY
Special Blend, organized by Chris Martin, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Ritual Aesthetics, organized by Progress Report, Tompkins Projects, Brooklyn, NY
Freestyle, organized by Joe Ballweg & Andrea Bergart, Joe’s Studio, 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

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

Spun, Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY
Chunky Monkey, Red Flagg, New York, NY

Party at Phong’s House, Janet Kurnatowski, Brooklyn, NY
Open Studios, iaab, Basel, Switzerland

Orpheous, PS1 Long Island City, NY
99¢, Jersey City Museum & Victory Hall, Jersey City, NJ
Supermarket, the:artists:network, New York, NY

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

Dry Goods, The AUK, Hamden, NY
Temperature, the:artists:network, New York, NY

Self-ish, Gallery Onetwentyeight, New York, NY
mace2, the:artists:network, New York, NY

Lust, Fe Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

Window Shopping, eywash, Brooklyn, NY
New Works, Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India,

Made In Brooklyn, Sideshow, Brooklyn, NY

A Few of My Favorite Things, Cheryl Pelavin Fine Art, New York, NY
Yaddo Centennial, Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, Brooklyn, NY

The Big Little Drawing Show, N3 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY
Om, Dorsky Gallery, New York, NY
Painting III, N3 Project Space, Brooklyn, NY

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

Cool Girls, PS 122, New York, N.
Drawing Show, Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Shifting Identities, CB’s Gallery, New York, NY

Crossections, Eighth Floor Gallery, New York, NY
Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Gallery, New York, NY
Visiting Angels, Gold Bar, New York, NY


Dan Camaron, “Tamara Gonzales: Bo Yancon,” Brooklyn Rail, July-August

Vartanian, Hrag, Best of 2017: Our Top 20 NYC Art Shows, Hyperallergic.com
Lamborn, Wilson, Peter and Foye, Raymond, In Conversation: Tamara Gonzales, The Brooklyn Rail, February 1, 2017
Vartanian, Hrag, A Decorative Cosmology Bridgling Heavan And Earth, Hyperallergic, February 8, 2017
The Review Panel, Artcritical.com at the Brooklyn Public Library, February 7 2017
Ebony, David, David Ebony’s Top 10 New York Gallery Shows This Winter, ArtnetNews, February, 7 2017
Goings on AboutTown, The New Yorker,January 23, 2017
Butler, Sharon, Drawing Portfolio: Tamara Gonzales, Two Coats of Paint, January 19, 2017

Time Out Must See Art Exhibitions-Ometeotl, January 11, 2017

Kinsella, Eileen, See the 10 Most Exciting Artists in the United States Today, Artnet.com, December 14, 2016
John Yau, The Wild Children of William Blake, Hyperallergic

Bonney, Grace, Fine Art Focus: Tamara Gonzales, DesignSponge.com, December 15, 2015

Razdow, Kari Adelaide, Tamara Gonzales Paints in Lace, The Wild Magazine
Jablon, Samual, Interlaced Layers of Tamara Gonzales, Hyperallergic
Indrisek, Scott, 5 Must-See Gallery Shows, Blouin Artinfo
Truax, Stephen, Tamara Gonzeles, spectral process; dawn bringer; magnetic knightCome Together: Surving Sandy

Fanning, Alyssa, Geometry Poems, Greenpointers.com
Smith,Roberta, Art, A Balm after The Storm, The NY Times Art Review
D’Agostino, Paul, 4 Art Exhibits You Need To See, “Caving”, The L Magazine
Rosenberg, Karen L., Wry & Whimsical, a Summer Eden for Improvisors, The NY Times Art Review
Red Bull’s Music Academy Leaves Behind Art-Filled Office in NYC, Blouin Artinfo
Dury, Dan, Look at This, The Red Bull Music Academy, Gallerist NY

Rooney, Kara L., The Escape from the Banal, The Brooklyn Rail
Micchelli, Thomas, To be a Lady, Hyperallergic
Rosenberg, Karen, Creature from the Blue Lagoon, The NY Times Art Review,
Kalm, James, Tamara Gonzales & Kevin Curran, Rough Cuts
D’Agostino, Paul, Spring Over to These Season Friendly Exhibits Berfore They’re Sprung, L Magazine
Sutton, Benjamin, In The Air: New Ballet Explores Brain Maps Against Backdrop of Art, ARTINFO
Butler, Sharon, Tamara Gonzales Untitled, Artseen Brooklyn Rail
Denia, DZI: The VoiceDesign Intervention Blog,
Hauser, EJ, Tamara Gonzales @ Norte Maar (+ Bonus Tracks), Superdigit Blog
Kalm, James, Ritual Aesthetics, Rough Cuts

Hurst, Howard, Fiercely Independent Absrtaction for Idiots, Hyperallergic 
Butler, Sharon, Two Coats of Paint, blog
Chatterson, Kris, blog
Accessable Art, blog
Calandra, Maria, Pencil in the Studio, blog
Kalm, James, Surrealism, Brooklyn Rail
AT World: Drawing on the utopic

Bill, Bushwick Schlacht, Beautiful Decay

Fyfe, Joe, Seed, Gay City News and artcritical.com
Stone, Katie, Seed, Art Seen-Brooklyn Rail
Hrbracek, Mary, Seed, M-The New York Artworld

Thomas, Mary, Lust, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Youen, Rachel, Panna3, Artseen-Brooklyn Rail 
Hrbracek, Mary, Panna3, M-The New York Artworld

Johnson, Ken, A Few of my Favorite Things, Art Guide Review—NY Times
Short List, A Few of my Favorite Things, The New Yorker


CCA Andraxt, Mallorca, Spain

iaab, Basel, Switzerland

Sanskriti Kendra, New Delhi, India

Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, New York

Vermont Studios Center, Johnson Vermont

Public Collections

Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
Bronx Museum of the Arts, Bronx, New York
Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia


On my work, University of Knoxville
Altars, Temples, and Day of the Dead, NYPL What Inspires Artists Series

2005 BA—Liberal Arts, Vermont College ADP
1990 AAS—Fine Arts, Parsons School of Design