CURRICULUM VITAE

ANN TARANTINO

(814) 321-4574

studio@anntarantino.com

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Born 1975, Boston, MA

Lives and works in Pennsylvania


EDUCATION

2001 MFA Painting, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

1997 BA Visual Arts (with honors), BA American Civilization, Brown University, Providence, RI


PUBLIC PROJECTS

2024 

Full Circle, permanent exterior installation for One Columbia Arts and Culture, Columbia, SC


2023 

Terrain Park, 23 exterior streetscape murals for Downtown Brooklyn Partnership and New York City Department of Transit, Brooklyn, NY

There You Are, glass windscreens for City of Ogden, UT Rapid Transit


2022

Whirl Winds, public-scale exterior mural for Department of Arts & Cultural Development, Morgantown, WV


2021

You Are Here, exterior ceiling mural for 3Dots Downtown, State College, PA

Light Bright, interior mural for Pat Croce and Company, State College, PA

Color Block, exterior mural for Borough of State College, PA

Future Forward, exterior mural for State College Area School District, State College, PA

Line Weight, interior mural for KCF Technologies, State College, PA


2019

Jump Cuts, window installation for Diamond District Association and Chashama, New York, NY


2018

Flag Futures, installation for Satellite Art Show, Miami, FL

Razzle Dazzle, traffic barrier mural for Metropolitan Transit Authority DOT Art, New York, NY

Cloud Countries, installation for Pittsburgh International Airport, Pittsburgh, PA


2017

Watermark, public art project commissioned by Neighborhood Allies in collaboration with the Office of Public Art, Millvale, PA


2014

Shine a Light, light installation for Millbrook Marsh Nature Center, State College, PA


2013

Ghost Trees, exterior video installation for Pittsburgh Zoo, Pittsburgh, PA


SOLO/TWO-PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2020

Land Lines, Davis Editions, Phoenix, AZ

Panoramas (with Paul Manlove), Ejecta Projects, Carlisle, PA. Curated by Shannon Egan, Curator, Trout Gallery, Dickinson College, Gettysburg, PA


2015

Moon, Shine, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA

Molded Rivers, Borland Project Space, University Park, PA


2014

Jump Cuts, Museum of Contemporary Art Arlington, Arlington, VA

Full Bloom, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Brooklyn, NY


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2023–24

Symposium, Rothko Museum, Daugavpils, Latvia


2022

Inside Out and Everything in Between, Artport Kingston, Kingston, NY


2021

CO/Commonwealth, HUB-Robeson Galleries, University Park, PA


2020

The Ripple Effect, ArtPort Kingston, curated by Laurie De Chiara, Kingston, NY


2019

Un/Common, The Yard, curated by Audra Lambert/ANTE Mag, Williamsburg, NY


2018–20

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, and traveling to Jordan Schnitzer Museum of Art, University of Oregon; Smith College Museum of Art; and the Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin-Madison


2017

Carte Blanche, Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, MD


2016

Expanded Practice, Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA

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 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 

Drawing No Conclusions: A Survey of Contemporary Drawing, Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI


SELECTED PRESS

Rafacz, Sarah, “Creating Spaces,” State College Magazine, January 2022

Drey, Abbie, “Volunteer Effort Brings Color Block Mural to Life,” Centre Daily Times, October 2021.

Rosenblum, Chris. “Cool Colors.” State College Magazine, September 2021.

Lambert, Audra, “Land Lines at Davis Editions: New Work by Ann Tarantino,” ANTE Mag, December 2020

Budds, Diana, “NYC’s Coolest Public Art is Making Streets Safer,” Curbed.com, February 2020

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, “Artists’ New Tools Present Fact, Fancy in a Fresh Light,” Austin 360, January 2013

Newhall, Edith, “Linear Forays,” Philadelphia Inquirer, June 2011

Jacobson, Louis, “SuperNatural at Curator’s Office,” Washington City Paper, June 2011

McCaw, Heather, “‘SuperNatural’ Most Natural Thing,” Pinkline.org, June 2011

Regan, Sheila, “It’s Alive! ‘Painting Zombies’ Challenges the Death of Painting,”

Minneapolis City Pages, November 2010

Dawson, Jessica, “Where Has the Optimism Gone?,” Washington Post, Washington, DC, October 2008

Utter, Douglas Max, “A Time of Bones.” Cleveland Free Times, Cleveland, OH, October 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


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

Rothko 2023. Rothko Museum, Daugavpils, Latvia, 2023

10 anos do Ateliê Alê, Ateliê Alê, Saõ Paulo, Brazil, 2023

WWW Drawing: Architectural Drawing From Pencil to Pixel. Actar Publishers, 2019

New American Paintings No. 69. Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, April 2007

Bijutsu Techou, Kyoto, Japan, 2006

New American Paintings No. 56, Open Studios Press, Boston, MA, 2005


AWARDS AND DISTINCTIONS

2022

Artist in Residence, Rothko Museum, Daugavpils, Latvia


2017

Fulbright Core Scholar Award for artistic practice in Brazil

Artist in Residence, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Amherst, VA


2015

Artist in Residence, Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA


2007

Artist in Residence, Ora Lerman Charitable Trust

Artist in Residence, Vermont Studio Center (Artist’s Grant Award)


SELECTED COLLECTIONS

Rothko Museum (Daugavpils, Latvia)

Shook, Hardy & Bacon (New York, NY)

DC Art Bank (Washington, DC)

Private Collections worldwide