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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2021

What He Left Behind, Joan Hisaoka Healing Arts Gallery, Washington, DC, Curator Myrtis Bedolla

 

If I’m no longer here, I wanted you to know…, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore,

MD, Curator Myrtis Bedolla

 

2019 – 2020 

Inheritance, Fotografiska New York, New York, NY, Curators Grace Noh & Myrtis Bedolla

 

Fragile, Handle With Care, Piedmont Arts Museum, Martinsville, VA, Curator Bernadette Moore

 

2019

Deeply Embedded, Prince George’s African American Museum and Cultural Center, North Brentwood, MD

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2023

Spectrum: On Color and Contemporary Art, Museum of Diasporic Art (MOAD), Curator Key Jo Lee, San Francisco, CA 

Intertwined: Labor and Technology in Contemporary Textile Art, Florida State University, Curators Keidra Daniels Navaroli and Annie, Tallahassee, FL

There Within Lies the Gospel: Truth, Galerie Myrtis, Curator Myrtis Bedolla, Baltimore, MD 

100 Days of Summer, Art Genesis, Curator Mashonda Tifrere, Los Angeles, CA

WATERS OF THE ABYSS: An Intersection of Spirit and Freedom, Baum Gallery at University of Central Arkansas, a Collaboration with Fabiola Jean-Louis, Conway, AR



 

2022-23 

Afro-Futurist Manifesto: Blackness Reimagined, Personal Structures:

Time, Space, and Existence, Traveling Exhibition, Curator Myrtis Bedolla

  • 59th Venice Biennale, Venice, IT

  • The Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History & Culture, Baltimore, MD

  • The James E. Lewis Museum of Art (JELMA), Baltimore, MD

 

2022

Beyond the Struggle, There is Joy, The Banneker Douglass, Curator Myrtis Bedolla,

Annapolis, MD

 

Imagine: Celebrating Black Women's Creativity, Featherstone Center for the Arts, Curator Adrienne L. Childs, Ph.D., Martha's Vineyard, MA

 

Activating the Renaissance, The Walters Art Museum, Curator Joaneath Spicer, Baltimore, MD

 

Picturing Black Girlhood: Moments of Possibility, Curators Scheherazade Tillet, and Zoraida Lopez-Diago, Newark, NJ

 

Healing Through the Preservation of Our Histories and Our Selves, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, VA


 

2021

Literary Muse, UTA Artist Space, Beverly Hills, CA, Curator Myrtis Bedolla

 

Beyond the Looking Glass, Artist Space, Beverly Hills, CA, Curator Zuzanna Ciolek

 

Textures The History and Art of Black Hair, Kent State University Museum, Kent, Ohio, Co-curators Joseph L. Underwood and Tameka Ellington

 

2020 

2020 VISION, New York Academy of Art with Southampton Arts Center, Southampton, NY

 

Women Heal through Rite and Ritual, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD

 

Renaissance: Noir, UTA Artist Space, Beverly Hills, CA, Curator Myrtis Bedolla

 

A Beautiful Struggle: Black Feminist Futurism, Urban Institute of Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI 

2019 

Scope International Contemporary Art Fair, Art Basel Miami, FL

 

Black Face: A Reclamation of Beauty, Power, and Narrative, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD

 

King Woman, Mashonda Tifrere/Art Lead Her, Urban Zen, NYC

 

Afrocosmologies: American Reflections, Wadsworth, The Amistad Center for Art & Culture, and the Petrucci Family Foundation, Hartford CT

 

Building Bridges II: The Politics of Love, Identity and Race II, 13th Havana Biennial, Curators Galeria Carmen Montilla, Havana, Cuba Myrtis Bedolla and Ana Joa

 

No Language, Julio Fine Arts Gallery, Loyola Univ. Baltimore, MD

 

Lishui Photo Festival, Lishui, Zhejiang, China 

 

2018 

The Art of Blackness, Block 37, Lashun Tines, Chicago, IL

 

I Met God and she is..., Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Arts, Joakim von Ditmar & Destinee Ross, New York, NY

 

Prix de la Photographie Winners Exhibition, Paris, France

 

China New Picturesque Photography Biennale, Guo Jing, Hauian Jiangsu China

 

Her Time is Now, Mashonda Tifrere/Art Lead Her, Urban Zen

 

Scope Art Fair, Miami Basel, Miami, FL, Galerie Myrtis

 

2017 

The Art of Blackness, Block 37, Lashun Tines, Chicago, IL

AWARDS

 

2018

Photographer of the Year, International Photo Awards 2018, “The Awakening”

People Photographer of the Year, International Photo Awards 2018, “The Awakening”

First Place, International Photo Awards 2018, Professional People/Family, “The Awakening”

First Place, International Photo Awards 2018, Professional Special/Digitally Enhanced, “Indigo”

First Place, Prix de la Photographie 2018, Fine Art/Digitally Enhanced category, "The Awakening"

First Place, Prix de la Photographie 2018, Fine Portraiture/Family category, "The Awakening"

 

Second Place, Prix de la Photographie 2018, Portraiture category, "The Awakening"

Second Place, Prix de la Photographie 2018, Fine Art category, "The Awakening"


 

PRESS

UpStArt Annapolis: Golden Mettle

http://upstart-annapolis.com/wp-content/uploads/2023/09/UpStArt-Fall_2022.pdf

 

This is Colossal: Through Gilded Portraits, Tawny Chatmon Envisions a Dazzling Future

https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2023/08/tawny-chatmon-mosaic-portraits/

 

Anthology Magazine, Tawny Chatmon: If I’m no longer here, I wanted you to know

https://anthology-magazine.com/arts/tawny-chatmon-if-im-no-longer-here-i-wanted-you-to-know/

The Washington Post Magazine, A painter who surrounds her Black subjects with gold

https://www.washingtonpost.com/magazine/2022/02/08/painter-who-surrounds-her-black-subjects-with-gold/

Washington Post, In the galleries

https://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/museums/art-gallery-shows-dc-area/2021/06/23/683f8478-d2be-11eb-ae54-515e2f63d37d_story.html

Shondaland, 7 Artists You Should Know Now

https://www.shondaland.com/inspire/a38036813/7-artists-you-should-know-now/

Colossal, Striking Portraits by Artist Tawny Chatmon Embellished with Gold Garments and Ornate Backdrops

https://www.thisiscolossal.com/2020/06/tawny-chatmon-redemption-klimt/

Hospitality Design, Tawny Chatmon

https://hospitalitydesign.com/people/interviews/tawny-chatmon/


 

New York Magazine, 48 Artists Reimagine the ‘I Voted’ Sticker for New York Magazine

https://nymag.com/press/2020/10/48-artists-reimagine-the-i-voted-sticker-for-new-york.html


 

Musée Magazine: Vanguard of Photography Culture, Tawny Chatmon's "The Redemption", https://museemagazine.com/features/2020/9/10/tawny-chatmons-the-redemption


 

Fast Company, Fotografiska New York is a photo museum for the Instagram era

https://www.fastcompany.com/video/fotografiska-new-york-is-a-photo-museum-for-the-instagram-era/gCBvOOVF


 

Art Basel bears far better fruit than that $120,000 banana https://www.bostonglobe.com/2019/12/11/arts/art-basel-bears-far-better-fruit-than-that-120000-banana/


 

Professional Photographer Magazine, Tawny Chatmon finds fulfilment in driving cultural change

https://www.ppa.com/ppmag/articles/tawny-chatmon-finds-fulfillment-in-driving-cultural-change

 

Omenka Online, Tawny Chatmon On Reclaiming Black Identity

https://www.omenkaonline.com/tawny-chatmon-on-reclaiming-black-identity/

 

Interview with Tawny Chatmon, International Photography Awards/ https://www.photoawards.com/tawny-chatmon



 

PRIVATE COLLECTORS

Jayz Carter and Beyoncé Knowles Carter 

Alicia Keys and Swizz Beatz 

CCH Pounder 

Yoram Roth 

Arthur Lewis

Eddie and Sylvia Brown

Cynthia Erivo

Rich Paul


 

INSTITUTIONS 

Minneapolis Institute of Art 

Petrucci Family Foundation Collection of African American Art

Microsoft

University of Maryland Global Campus

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