Athena Tacha  (Greek) 

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Athena Tacha, Quantum

 

Athena Tacha
Quantum
2003

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Athena Tacha, Sun Copper

 

Athena Tacha
Sun Copper
2000-2001

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Athena Tacha, Sun Red

 

Athena Tacha
Sun Red
2001-2002

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Athena Tacha, Connections

 

Athena Tacha
Connections
1986

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Athena Tacha, photo, aerial view, "Connections"

 

Athena Tacha
photo, aerial view, "Connections"
Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Athena Tacha, Victory Plaza

 

Athena Tacha
Victory Plaza
2001

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Athena Tacha, Intervals ( Homage to the Tao )

 

Athena Tacha
Intervals ( Homage to the Tao )
1977

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Athena Tacha, photo, "Green Acres"

 

Athena Tacha
photo, "Green Acres"
1985-1987

Marsha Mateyka Gallery
Athena Tacha, photo, "Victory Plaza"

 

Athena Tacha
photo, "Victory Plaza"
Marsha Mateyka Gallery

  Education
  Honorary Doctorate of Fine Arts, College of Wooster, Ohio, 1990
  Ph.D. in Aesthetics, University of Paris (Sorbonne), France, 1963
  M.A. in Art History, Oberlin College, Ohio, 1961
  M.A. in Sculpture, National Academy of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece, 1959
2008   Rock and Water: New Photoworks by Athena Tacha, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
2006   Small Wonders, New Sculptures and Photoworks, American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC (catalogue) (solo)
2004   Athena Tacha: Shields and Universes/ sculpture and drawings, Marsha Mateyka Gallery, Washington, DC (solo)
2001   Athena Tacha: New Sculpture and Drawings, Foundation for Hellenic Studies, New York, (catalogue) (solo)
2000 - 2001   Victory Plaza, 2000-01, water, granite pavers, concrete, 40,000 sq. ft., American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX (City of Dallas Public Art Committee)
1998   Sealed Memories (multimedia installation), University of Florida Art Gallery, Gainesville, FL (solo)
1991 - 1993   Transit, 1991-93, reddish concrete and mahogany granite with sandblasted photos, 18 x 30 x 55 ft., Dept. of Transportation, Hartford, CT (% for Art)
1981 - 1992   Connections, 1981-92, one city-block park with terraced gardens, Franklin Town, Philadelphia, PA (% for Art).
1989   Vulnerability: New Fashions, Franklin Furnace, New York, 1994 (catalogue) (solo)
New Works 1986 - 89, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art (Galleria), (cat. essay by Thalia Gouma-Peterson)
Public Works, 1970-1988: A Retrospective Exhibition, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA,(cat. essay by Catherine & John Howett) (solo)
1989   New Works 1986 - 89, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art (Galleria), (cat. essay by Thalia Gouma-Peterson) (solo)
1989   Public Works, 1970-1988: A Retrospective Exhibition, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA (cat. essay by Catherine & John Howett) (solo)
1985 - 1987   Green Acres, 1985-87, buff brick, green slate, photo-sandblasted green granite and plants, ca. 3 x 77 x 85 ft., Department of Environmental Protection courtyard, Trenton, NJ. (1% for Art)
1985 - 1986   Merging, 1985-86, granite and waterfalls, ca. 8 x 71 x 83 ft., Case-Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH
1984   Massacre Memorials, Max Hutchinson Gallery, New York, NY(cat. essay by Lucy Lippard) (solo)
1981 - 1982   Blair Fountain, 1981-82, concrete, rocks and water, 30 x 60 x 80 ft., Low Water Dam Riverfront Park, Tulsa, OK
1980 - 1982   Leaning Arches, 1980-82, painted corten, 16 x ca. 20 x 40 ft., Douglas Road Metrorail Station, Miami, FL (Dade County Arts Council funds)
1980 - 1981   Curving Arcades (Homage to Bernini), 1980-81, painted corten, 16 x 50 x 74 ft., University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ. National Endowment for the Arts matching grant
1978   Tape Sculptures, Wright State University, Dayton, OH, (catalogue) (solo)
1975 - 1976   Streams, 1975-76, sandstone, pumice rocks and lake pebbles, 10 x 30 x 20 ft., Vine Street Park, Oberlin, OH. National Endowment for the Arts and Ohio Arts Council grants
2006    Athena Tacha, Small Wonders, essay by Anne Ellegood, catalogue for exhibition at American University Museum, Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC, 2006, Grayson Publishing, Washington, DC
2000    Dancing in the Landscape: the Sculpture of Athena Tacha, edited by James Grayson Trulove, essay by Harriet F. Senie, Grayson Publishing (Ariel Press), Washington, DC, 2000 (150 pp., 235 ill.)
1998    Cosmic Rhythms: Athena Tacha's Public Sculpture, by Elizabeth McClelland, Ohio Artists Now, Cleveland, OH 1998 (79 pp., 50 ill.).
1982    Athena Tacha: Public Sculpture, Oberlin, OH, 1982 (42 pp., 36 ill.).