Tavares Strachan  (Bahamian, 1979) 


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Tavares Strachan, I Belong Here, You Belong Here, We Belong Here


Tavares Strachan
I Belong Here, You Belong Here, We Belong Here

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Tavares Strachan, Where, what, when - Dislocated remnants from simultaneous events no. 8 and no. 9, Providence


Tavares Strachan
Where, what, when - Dislocated remnants from simultaneous events no. 8 and no. 9, Providence, 2006
wooden shelves, found wooden window frames with metal fixtures and plexiglas


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1979   Born in Nassau, The Bahamas
1996   National Seal of the Bahamas, Stamp Design
1998   Governor’s Award, The Governor General of the Bahamas
1999   Associates of Fine Arts, Painting. College of the Bahamas, Nassau, Bahamas
2000   Roots Junkanoo Group, Member
2000   Queen Elizabeth Arts/Poetry Award
2002   Liberal Arts Studies. Brown University, Providence RI
2003   BFA, Glass. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI
2003   Distinguished Student Award, RISD Glass
2006   MFA. Yale University, New Haven, CT
2006   Alice B. Kimball Fellowship
2007   Grand Arts Residency Fellowship
2008   Tiffany Foundation Grant
2010   Other Than Beauty, Friedman Benda Gallery, New York, NY (June 1–July 30) (solo)
2010   The Orthostatic Tolerance: It Might Not Be Such A Bad Idea If I Never Went Home,
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA (solo)
2010   The Orthostatic Tolerance: Launching into an Infinite Distance, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO (solo)
2009   You Can Do Whatever You Like (Orthostatic Tolerance project), Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
2009   Inaugural Exhibition, The Boiler (Pierogi), Brooklyn, NY
2008   Pierogi et al, Daniel Weinberg Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2008   Inner and Outer Space, Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
2008   Tavares Strachan, Pierogi, Leipzig, Germany (solo)
2008   A Hundred Years, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2007   20th Anniversary: In the Fullness of Time, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA
2007   From the Fat of the Land: Alchemies, Ecologies, Attractions, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO
2007   Block Party II: An Exhibition of Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2007   (Un)Natural Selection, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY @
Connecticut Contemporary, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
2007   New York: State of Mind, The House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Shaheen Merali. Traveled to the Queens Museum
2006   Surveillances and Observations, PIEROGI Leipzig, Germany
2006   Factitious, PIEROGI Brooklyn, New York and Leipzig
2006   School Days, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
2006   Tavares Strachan, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY (solo)
2006   Tavares Strachan, Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, NY (solo)
2006   Where We Are Is Always Miles Away, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2006   The Distance Between What We Have and What We Want, Aubrey Sayle Primary School, Nassau, Bahamas (solo)
2005   SAFN Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland. Curated by Joe Amrhein and Petur Arason
2004   Nothing Compared to This, CAC Museum, Cincinnati, OH
2003   One on One, Pierogi, Brooklyn, NY
2003   Mine, Lombard Fried Fine arts, New York, NY
2002   Meiosis, Sol Gallery, Providence RI
2002   Perspectives, Woods Gerrry Gallery, Providence RI
2002   Caribbean Biennial, Museum of Modern Art, Santo Domingo
2001   Synergism, Pro Gallery, Nassau, Bahamas
2001   Glass Triennial, Woods Gerrry Gallery, Providence, RI
2001   Shattered Fractions, College Gallery, Nassau, Bahamas
2001   Synergism, Pro Gallery, Nassau Bahamas (solo)
2000   On The Edge of Time, Contemporary Art from the Carribbean, Washington DC
1999   Visual Dialogue, Group of works traveling through the Bahamas
“Post Independent Art,” Central Bank Gallery, Nassau, Bahamas
1999   Reactions, Central Bank Gallery, Nassau Bahamas (solo)
1998   Pro Gallery, Nassau Bahamas, Floyd's Fury (solo)
1998   Floyd’s Fury, Pro Gallery, Nassau, Bahamas
  Central Bank, Nassau Bahamas
  Governor General’s Office, New Providence Bahamas
  Inter American Development Bank, Washington, DC
  Museo de Arte Moderno, Santa Domingo
  Nassau International Airport (Public Sculpture)
  Sir Linden Pindling’s Unity House, Nassau, Bahamas
2010    Hodara, Susan. Celebrating Artists Who Keep the Action in Abstraction. The New York Times, May 9, p. WE12
2010    Sirmans, Franklin. Tavares Strachan: The Orthostatic Tolerance. Grand Arts, January
2010    Rosenberg, Karin. Venerable, Small and Lots on Paper (Including Napkins). The New York Times, March 5, p. C24
2010    Thorson, Alice. Kansas City, Tavares Strachan: Grand Arts. Art in America 98, no. 6 (June/July): 191
2010    Bui, Phong. In Conversation, The Brooklyn Rail. March, p. 26-29
2009    Douglas, Sarah. Dealers Find Silver Lining at Slow ADAA Art Show. Artinfo.com, February 20
2009    Haber, John. North by Northwest, NewYorkArtCrit.com, March 27
2009    Josephson, Marika. Tavares Strachan @ Brooklyn Museum. WhitehotMagazine.com
2009    Kalm, James. Brooklyn Dispatches: Tough Time, Don’t Whine, Get With a “Project” The Brooklyn Rail, February, p.42-43
2009    Kenter, Peter. NYC art show installation commemorates artist's first parking ticket. National Post, March 9
2009    Laster, Paul. Champagne, Anyone: A Bubbly Evening at the Art Show, Flavorwire.com, February 20
2009    McAvoy, Linda. Learn your parking bylaws – or pay up, Wheels.ca, November21, http://www.wheels.ca/newsFeatures/article/783087
2009    Rosenberg, Karen. An Art Project of the Coolst Kind. ArtsBeat.blogs.nytimes.com, Culture News and Views, May 1
2009    Russo, Peter. Tavares Strachan at The Boiler. ARTCAT, March 10
2009    Saltz, Jerry. Energy to Burn. New York Magazine 42, no. 10 (March 30): 60-61
2009    Smith, Roberta. Rewards and Clarity In a Show of Restraint. The New York Times, February 20, C25, C30
2009    Smuda, Sean. In Heaven, Everything is Fine – Basel, ’09. MNArtists.org, December 17
2009    Wolff, Rachel. Tavares Strachan: Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, ARTnews 108, no. 10: 120
2009    Yablonsky, Linda. Dessert Trail. Artforum.com, February 24
2008    Müller, Dominikus. Rundgang in der Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig: Wie verabschiedet man sich von Neo Rauch?, artnet, May 6
2008    Boiler @ Pierogi. Semperars.blogspot.com, March 16
2007    Helfand, Glen. Tavares Strachan, Luggage Store. Artforum XLV, No. 6 (February): 300
2007    Hromack, Sarah. Tavares Strachan, Art Papers (March/April): 71
2007    Golonu, Berin. At the Galleries: Tavares Strachan Flash Art XL, no. 253 (March/April): 73
2007    Kalm, James. Fair Market Values. The Brooklyn Rail, February, pp. 38-39
2007    The cloud chamber of Tavares Strachan. Chic City Rats, http://www.chiccityrats.typepad.com/chic_city_rats_en/2007/04/the_cloud_chamb.html
2007    Strachan, Tavares. The Chickcharney I Mission. Printed Project, issue 7 (June): 101-07
2007    Volk, Gregory. Tavares Strachan at Pierogi and Ronald Feldman. Art in America 95, no. 2 (February 2007): 140-41
2006    Anand, Easha. Chunk of New Haven street goes west. Yale Daily News, January 31, pp. 1, 4
2006    Baker, Kenneth. A whole lot of nothing worthy of contemplation. San Francisco Chronicle, December 2, p. E10
2006    Deleveaux, Yolanda. The distance between what we have and what we want. The Tribune, Wednesday, August 16, p. 3C
2006    Dembo, Wendy. Tavares Strachan: Where We Are Is Always Miles Away. Cool Hunting.com, November 14
2006    DiGusta, Linda. From Cradle to Cosmos. Resolve40, November
2006    Heller, Maxwell. Tavares Strachan: Hermetically Sealed. The Brooklyn Rail, December/January, p.57
2006    Huston, Johnny Ray. Where We Are Is Always Miles Away, San Francisco Bay Guardian, November 15-21
2006    Kraft, Jessica. New York, Contemporary Magazine, no. 86: 18
2006    Leaverton, Michael. Earth Moving. SF Weekly, November 15-21
2006    O’Leary, Mary E. Yale artist taking the city to California. New Haven Register, January 21
2006    Smith, Roberta. More Than You Can See: Storm of Art Engulfs Miami. The New York Times, Saturday, December 9, p. B7, B11
2006    Weiner, Emily. Painting the town. TimeOut New York, no. 565 (July 27 – August 2): 74
2006    Zeitz, Lisa. Über den Wunsch, mehr als nur eine Sache zu sein: Die erstaunlichen Erfindungen des Tavares Strachan. Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, August 2