ANN TARANTINO

EDUCATION
MFA Painting, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA 
BA Visual Arts (Honors), BA American Civilization, Brown University, Providence, RI

SOLO AND TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS + PUBLIC PROJECTS
2018
Flag Futures, installation created for Satellite Art Show, Miami, FL
Jump Cuts, installation created for Chashama, New York, NY
Point Cloud, solo exhibition at York College Galleries, York, PA
Cloud Countries, commission for Pittsburgh International Airport, Pittsburgh, PA
Razzle Dazzle, commission for New York City Department of Transportation, New York, NY

2017 
Watermark, project art project commissioned by Neighborhood Allies and Pittsburgh's Office of Public Art, Millvale, PA
Landscape Languages, Ateliê Alê, São Paulo, Brazil

2015 
Moon, Shine, Children's Museum Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
Water Lab, Borland Project Space, University Park, PA
 
2014 
Jump Cuts, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA 
Shine a Light, Millbrook Marsh Wetland, State College, PA
Full Bloom, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY
 
2013 
Wall to Wall, Moreau Galleries, St. Mary's College, Notre Dame, IN
Topoanalyis, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
ShapeShifting: New Methods of Drawing by Bethany Johnson and Ann Tarantino, AMOA-Arthouse, Austin, TX
 
2012 
Tiny Topographies, neutron tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
 
2011 
SuperNatural, Curator's Office, Washington, DC
New Paintings, Luella Tripp, Philadelphia, PA
 
2009 
Workbook (with Kate McGraw), Flashpoint, Washington, DC
 
2008 
Potential Energy (with Kate McGraw), Curator’s Office, Washington, DC
 
2007 
Breath Portraits, Schlow Centre Region Library, State College, PA
 
2006 
Near Maps, neutron, Kyoto, Japan
New Paintings, Kisara-do, Kyoto, Japan
New Paintings, Carinho, Kyoto, Japan

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 
Plastic Entanglements: Ecology, Aesthetics, Materials, curated by Joyce Robinson, Jennifer Wagner-Lawlor, and Heather Davis. Originating at the Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University; traveling to Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon (September 22–December 30, 2018); Smith College Museum of Art (February 8–July 28, 2019); and the Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison (September 13, 2019–January 5, 2020)

2017
Carte Blanche, Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, MD

2016
Expanded Practice, The Palmer Museum of Art, The Pennsylvania State University
Small Works, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Written in the Czech Landscape, National Czech and Slovak Museum, Cedar Rapids, Iowa
 
2011 
Vyšehrad: Re-Visions and Re-Collections, Galerie Vyšehrad, Prague, Czech Republic

2010 
Eight-Hour Projects, Allegheny College, Meadville, PA
Painting Zombies, Katherine E. Nash Galleries, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN
 
2009 
X, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Summer Dock, Curator's Office, Washington, DC
Chi-Yun, Breath Resonance, University of Richmond Art Museums, Richmond, VA
 
2008 
Mixology I, Curator's Office, Washington, DC
 
2007 
Drawing Invitational, Kent State University Galleries, Kent, OH
Road Trip, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
On Your Mark: Contemporary Drawing, Spencertown Academy Arts Center, Spencertown, NY
Unrestricted, Lloyd Dobler Gallery, Chicago, IL
New American Painters, Keystone Art and Cultural Center, Lancaster, PA
 
2006 
Pool Art Fair featured artist, Miami, FL
Drawing No Conclusions: A Survey of Contemporary Drawing, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI
 
2001 
Full Rotation, Gallery 734, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI
Where Are They Now?, Sarah Doyle Women’s Center Gallery, Providence, RI
 
2000 
Three, Sarah Doyle Women’s Center Gallery, Providence, RI
 
1999 
Brittany to Boston, French Art and Cultural Center, Boston, MA
Summer in the City, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA

AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS
2016
Fulbright Core Scholar Award for research in Brazil
Fellow, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts
Curator's Spotlight, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

2013 
Global Japan Impact Award, Japan Foundation
 
2012-2013 
Stuckeman School Career Development Professor in Design, The Pennsylvania State University
 
2012 
Penn State Center "Engaging Pittsburgh" grant 
 
2010 
Collaborative Design Research Grant, Stuckeman School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, The Pennsylvania State University
 
2007
Soaring Gardens, Artist Residency
Vermont Studio Center, Artist Residency (Artist’s Grant Award)

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2018 
Summer Reading (co-curated with Lindsey Landfried), The Woskob Family Gallery, State College, PA
 
2017
SEEP, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA; traveling to Woskob Family Gallery, State College, PA
Pattern Recognition, Woskob Family Gallery, State College, PA

2015
Space Invaders, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA
 
2014–present
Curate and organize cohesive season of faculty, staff, and student research projects from competitive calls for proposals, Borland Project Space, University Park, PA

2012
Homecoming (with Heather Darcy Bhandari), List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI

Gesturing Into Consciousness (with Heather Darcy Bhandari and Micaela Amato), Zoller Gallery, The Pennsylvania State University,University Park, PA

2003
Better Homes & Gardens (with Heather Darcy Bhandari), Zoller Gallery, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Jenkins, Mark, Four Curators Share One Spotlight, The Washington Post, March 2017
Iacovone, Mike, A Conjunction of Curators, BMore Art (online edition), March 2017
Van Ryzin, Jeanne Claire, Austin360, Austin, TX, December 2012
Newhall, Edith, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia, PA, June 2011
Jacobson, Louis, "SuperNatural" at Curator's Office," Washington City Paper, Washington, DC, June 2011
McCaw, Heather, "SuperNatural" Most Natural Thing," pinkline.org, Washington, DC, June 2011
Dawson, Jessica, "Where Did the Optimism Go?," Washington Post, October 2008
Washington Post Express, Critics Picks, October 2008
Utter, Douglas, “A Time of Bones,” Cleveland Free Times, Cleveland, OH, October 2007
New American Paintings No. 69, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, April 2007
Pimia, Garin, “Lloyd Dobler Gallery Takes on Drawing,” Newcity Chicago, April 2007.
Raynes, Maria, “(Un)Restricted” exhibition review, Centerstagechicago.net, April 2007.
Mast, Audrey, “(Un)Restricted” exhibition review, Flavorpill Chicago, April 2007
Sakai, Chiho, “Near Maps” exhibition review, Bijutsu Techou, April 2006
New American Paintings No. 56, Featured Artist, The Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, December 2005
 
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
2016-present Assistant Professor of Art; Director, Woskob Family Gallery; Curator, Borland Project Space. The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

2011-2016 Assistant Professor of Art and Landscape Architecture, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

2006–2011 Instructor of Art and Landscape Architecture, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

2001–2004 Publications Coordinator and Assistant to the Director, The Drawing Center, New York, NY