Tara Donovan  (American, 1969) 

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Tara Donovan Biography
1969   Born: in New York, NY
1987   School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1991   BFA, Corcoran College of Art and Design, Washington DC
1999   MFA Sculpture, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
1999   Recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation grant
2001   Won the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Biennial Competition
2003   Recipient of the New York Foundation for the Arts grant
Recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant recipient
2004   Recipient of the American Academy of Arts and Letters, Willard L. Metcalf Award
Recipient of the National Academy Museum, Helen Foster Barnett Prize
Recipient of the Women’s Caucus for Art, Presidential Award
2005   Recipient of the Alexander Calder Foundation’s first annual Calder Prize
2008   Recipient of the MacArthur Grant
  Lives and works in New York, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Tara Donovan: Untitled, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN (solo)
2009   New Drawings, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, OH (solo)
2007   Tara Donovan, Prints and sculpture, Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
2006   Tara Donovan: Rubber Band Drawings, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Tara Donovan, Drawings and Sculptures, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA (solo)
Tara Donovan: New Work, The Pace Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004   Sculpture, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Lodz Biennal, Lodz, Poland
Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Berlin, Germany (solo)
UCLA Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, La Jolla, CA (solo)
The Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial, Cornish, NH (solo)
2003   Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH (solo)
Rice University, Houston, TX (solo)
IBM Building, New York, NY(solo)
Off the beaten track: contemporary mindscapes, Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, MA
ACE Invitational, ACE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Bits and Pices, Dumbo Art Center, Brooklyn, NY
Under Pressure, Cooper Union, New York, NY
ACE Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002   ACE Invitational, ACE Gallery, New York, NY
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
Fictions in Wonderland, Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
Colony, ACE Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2001   Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI (solo)
2000   ACE Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
  Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
Rice University Art Gallery, Houston, TX