Lives and Works | Seattle, WA

Education

2021    MFA Visual Art | Lesley University | Cambridge, MA

2005    BFA Painting | Pacific Northwest College of Art | Portland, OR

1997    BA Journalism | George Washington University | Washington, DC

Solo Exhibitions

2020    Craft Abstracts I Pratt Fine Art Center storefront | Pioneer Square | Seattle, WA 

2019-2020    Camouflage Net Project (storefront installation with video) | Pantages Theater | funded by Densho and ArtsFund | presented by Spaceworks | Tacoma, WA

2019    Camouflage Net Project (with sound) | presented by Densho | Meyendebauer Center | Bellevue, WA

2019    Ephemeral Panorama | CORE Gallery | Seattle, WA

2018    Ma | Yaw Theater | collaboration with choreographer Noelle Chun and dancers | interactive stage installation for two evening-length dance performances | Seattle, WA

2018     Craft Abstracts + Ancestral Landscapes | CORE Gallery | Seattle, WA

2017-2018    Camouflage Net Project | Seattle Sculpture Walk | site-specific outdoor art installation presented by Seattle Office of Arts and Culture | Seattle, WA

2017    Craft Abstracts | Seattle Storefronts | storefront window installation presented by Shunpike | South Lake Union | Seattle, WA

2017    Seattle Mayor’s Art Gallery | City Hall | Seattle, WA

2016-2017    Golden Screen | Poetry Garden | Seattle Center | site-specific outdoor installation presented by Seattle Office of Arts and Culture | Seattle, WA

Group Exhibitions 

2021    An Unpredictable Time + Place | Mass MoCA | North Adams, MA

2021    Kinship | Arts Mid-Hudson | Poughkeepsie, NY

2021    Floating World | Google Cambridge | Cambridge, MA

2020    Homecoming | teaching artist social practice museum intervention to reinvigorate Buddhist statues | Seattle Asian Art Museum | Seattle, WA

2019    Duets | Space Gallery | Seattle, WA

2019    Edwin T. Pratt: A Living History | Northwest African American Museum | Seattle, WA

2019    Karey Kessler and Tara Tamaribuchi | UW Tower Mezzanine | University of Washington | Seattle, WA 

2016    High Blood | Tacoma Spaceworks Gallery | Tacoma, WA

2016    Cultural Perspectives | Seattle Municipal Tower Gallery | Seattle, WA

2013    Children’s Healing Art Project | Portland, OR
 

Teaching | Curating | Community

2021    Teaching Artist-in-Residence | Architectural History | Montgomery College | Rockville, MD
2021-present     Friends of Inscape Leadership | Creative Placemaking -- saving Inscape Arts Building (former Seattle INS Building in Chinatown-International District) from redevelopment and expanding its role as a neighborhood arts and cultural center that honors immigrant history

2021    Resident Critic | Lesley Art and Design MFA in Visual Arts | Cambridge, MA

2020    Lecturer | Buddhist Art Practice | Woman in Buddhism Conference, presented by Seattle Buddhist Temple and Center for Buddhist Education | Berkeley, CA

2020    Teaching Artist | Shifting Into Public Art | Lesley Art and Design MFA in Visual Arts | Cambridge, MA

2020    Curator | Reimagining the Future Through the Past | Web Exhibition | Washington State Arts Commission

2017-present    Inscape Artist in Residence | Committee member and AiR liason | Seattle, WA

2017    Juror | Seattle Center Poetry Garden | Seattle Office of Art and Culture

Bibliography

2021
2020    Tamaribuchi, Tara, “Seattle Betsuin Brings the Dharma to the Buddha at Seattle Art Museum,” The Wheel of Dharma, San Francisco, CA, Vol. 42, Issue 3, March 2020.

2019    Keimig, Jasmyne, “A Seattle Civil Rights Icon and the Art He Inspired,” The Stranger’s Seattle Art and Performance Quarterly, Seattle, WA, June 5, 2019.

2019    “Camouflage Net Project on Display in Washington,” The Pacific Citizen, Los Angeles, CA, May 31, 2019.

2019    Schneider, Katlin, “The Panoramic Floatmounts of Tara Tamaribuchi,” Artmill blog, Chicago, IL, February 6, 2019.

Bibliography cont.

2018    Allen, Laura Walton, Interview, Original Lines Podcast, Seattle, WA, January 27, 2018.

2017    Bisbee, Aya, “Camouflage Net Project Brings Light to Injustice,” The International Examiner, Seattle, WA, November 8, 2017. 11. 

2016    Ponnekanti, Rosemary, “’High Blood Spills Racial Frustration at Spaceworks Gallery,” The News Tribune, Tacoma, WA, November 24, 2016.

2016    Lindsay, Erika, “New Poetry and Art at Seattle Center,” Seattle Office of Arts and Culture Art Beat Blog, Seattle, WA, January 27, 2016.

 

Awards, Residencies, Grants

2019-2021    Dean’s Scholarship | Lesley Art and Design | Cambridge, MA

2019         Densho Artist Residency and Grant | Seattle, WA

2017        Edwin T. Pratt Memorial Scholarship | Pratt Fine Art Center | Seattle, WA

2017        Public Art Bootcamp | Seattle Office of Arts and Culture | Seattle, WA

2016        Portable Works Purchase Award | Seattle Public Utilities | Seattle, WA

2016        Artist Trust Visual Edge Program | Port Townsend, WA

Collections

Google | Cambridge, MA
Seattle Public Utilities | Seattle, WA

City of Seattle | Seattle, WA

Rosters

Washington State Arts Commission Public Artist Roster

Sound Transit STArt Public Artist Roster

City of Seattle Ethnic Artist Roster