Curriculum vitae

Education

1997 MFA Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI. E. Poplack Merit Scholarship
1992 BFA Painting, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Merit Scholarship
1991 Art/Language Program, Lorenzo De Medici ~ Instituto di Studi Italiani, Florence, Italy


Selected Solo Exhibitions


2024-23 Broken Yet Whole, International Museum of Surgical Science, Chicago, IL

2013 Extract/Abundance, Kriti Gallery, Varanasi, India

2012 Temporal/Eternal, India Habitat Center, New Delhi, India
2012 Ever After, Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh, India

2009 Ever Epic, Livingroom Gallery, Chicago, IL

2006 Under Skin, ampersand international arts, San Francisco, CA

2004 Tenuous, ampersand international arts, San Francisco, CA

2001 Fluttering Fairy Tales, ampersand international arts, San Francisco, CA


Selected Group Exhibitions


2023 No Place Like Home, The Schingoethe Center, Aurora, IL

2022 Wanting it Both Ways, Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art, Chicago, IL
2022 Painting at Night, Collar Works, Curated by Judith Braun, Troy, NY
2022 Sleeper Cell, Private Bed Rooms in Chicago IL, Apparatus Projects
2021 Dream, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2021 Reciprocation, Ojas Art Gallery, New Delhi, India
2021 Towards a Global Village, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Collaborative work with Marcia Teusink, Curated by Nirmal Raja, Milwaukee, WI
2021 Fulbright Program 75th Art Exhibition, link

2021 Process and Material, Women Made Gallery, Curated by Yoonshin Park, Chicago, IL
2021 ART IN PLACE, CNL Projects and Terrain, Chicago, IL
2019 Alterations Activation Abstraction, Curator Betty Seid, Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Chelsea, NY
2017 Unprecedented: Art in Common Cause, Hubbard Street Lofts, Chicago, IL
2015 unfolding matter, Fulton Street, Hubbard Street Lofts, Chicago, IL
2014 The Contemporary Walk III, Gallery Ragini, IHC, New Delhi, India
2014 The Red Theme, Gallery Ragini, Indian Art Fair, New Delhi, India
2013 Annual Exhibition at Claridges Hotel, Gallery Ragini, New Delhi, India
2013 United Art Fair, curated by Dr Pande, New Delhi, India
2013 The Unbearable Lightness of Becoming, Curated by Johny ML, Gallery Ragini, India
2013 Art Fair, New Delhi, India
2012 Urbane Reflections, Gallery Ragini, New Delhi, India
2011 The Urban Imaginarium, Marwen, Chicago, IL
2011 Big Paper, Pop-up Gallery, Chicago, IL
2009 Altered, curated by Julie Baker, The Artisan, Sacramento, CA
2007 Through the Eyes of Strangers, Artists Visit South Africa, Chemeketa Community
2007 College Art Gallery, Salem, OR
2007 Childish Things, 301 Bocana, San Francisco, CA
2007 Under Five Feet, Chicago Art Source Gallery, Chicago, IL
2007 Opening Exhibition, Aldo Castillo Contemporary, Chicago, IL
2007 Plane, Chicago Art Source Gallery, Chicago, IL
2006 August Group Exhibition, Donna Seager Gallery, San Rafael, CA
2006 Gift, 301 Bocana Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2006 Brilliant Deductions, Rhodes & Fletcher LLC, San Francisco, CA
2005 Absent/Present, ADA Gallery, Richmond, VA
2005 A New View, Julie Baker Fine Arts, Grass Valley, CA
2004 Close Calls, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2004 Bay Area Currents, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
2003 Subtle, playSpace, California Collage of Arts, San Francisco, CA
2003 CSUS Art Department Faculty Show, University Library Gallery, Sacramento, CA
2003 Individual Artist Grantees Showcase Exhibit, Falkirk Cultural Center, San Rafael, CA
2002 Access, Pakhuset, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002 9<24, Upton Gallery, Buffalo State, Buffalo, NY


Awards and Residencies


2018-2022 Hyde Park Art Center, Community Artist in Resident, Chicago, IL
2021 Center Program, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2018 SAP Workshop with Rosenclaire, Poppiano, Italy
2016 Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Artist in Residence, Deer Isle, ME
2013 Just Forming Content Workshop with Rosenclaire, Poppiano, Italy
2011/12 Fulbright-Nehru 2011-12 Senior Scholarship, Fellow, New Delhi, India
2011/12 Sanskriti Art Foundation, Artist in Residence, New Delhi, India
2007 Ragdale Foundation, Artist in Residence, Lake Forest, IL
2002 MacDowell, Artist in Residence, Peterborough, NH
2002 Individual Artist Grant, Marin Arts Council, San Rafael, CA
2000-01 Headlands Center for the Arts, Affiliate Artist, Sausalito, CA
2000 de Young Artist Studio, M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, Artist in Residence, San
Francisco, CA


Selected Bibliography


2021 New American Painters, no #149, New York, NY
2020 Reciprocation Catalog, Ojas Art Gallery, New Delhi, India
2019 Alterations Activation Abstraction Catalog, by Betty Seid and Sundaram Tagore Gallery
2018 Check Out Tanya Gill’s Artwork, Voyage Chicago, July 31
2014 Eye on India Festival at the Field Museum, Desi Talk Chicago, July 4
2013 All the Way from the US, The Times of India, Banaras, March 31
2013 Scholar Talk: Indian Art, by Tanya Gill, Education Times, Times of India, January
2012 Paper Craft, by Aaditi Isaac, Education Times, The Times of India, December 3
2012 Striving Hard for a Cut above the Rest, The Times of India, Chandigarh, May 7
2012 A Cut Above the Res, by Parul, The India Express, Chandigarh, May 3
2012 Cutting Edge, by Vasudha Gupta, Tribune, Chandigarh, May 2
2012 The Paper Cutte,’ by Ishveena Singh, The Daily Post, Chandigarh, May 2
2012 Cut and Paste, by Vivek Gupta, Hindustan Times, Chandigarh, May 2
2010 Eye Candy: Tanya Gill, by Jane Almirall, Frothygirlz Blog, February 3
2009 Ever Epic at Living Room Gallery, by Madeleine Bailey, Chicago Art Map, Oct 24
2005 A New View, at Julie Baker Fine Arts, by Cherie Louise Turner, Artweek, July/August
2005, Volume 36, Issue 6, A New View, at Julie Baker Fine Arts, ARTnews, September
2004 New American Painters, no # 55, New York, NY
Two @ Ampersand: Tanya Hastings, Tenuous, stretcher.org, by Abe Orden


Lectures, Programming and Workshops


2015 - 2018 Visual Arts and Education Program Director, Eye on India, Chicago, IL
2017 “Seven Symmetries,” workshop presented with Dr. Sunita Vatuk, Chi-Arts High School, Chicago, IL
2016 “Sanjhi: The Evolving Journey of an Indian Living Tradition,” The 45th Conference on South Asia, Madison, WI
2014 “Sanjhi Art Workshop,” John Mills Elementary, Elmwood Park, IL 

2014 "The Idea of India: Imagination, Attachment, and Diaspora,” Eye on India panel discussion at the Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago, IL
2013 “Paper Constructs,” workshop presented with Dr. Sunita Vatuk, New Delhi, India
2013 “Sanjhi: Creating Cut Worlds,” workshop given with Rom Soni, Sanskriti Foundation, New Delhi, India
2013 “Sanjhi: Learn the Art of Cut Paper,” workshop at the Habitat Center, New Delhi, India
2012 “Cut Paper,” a workshop at the Government Museum and Art Gallery, Chandigarh,India
2011 “Re-Create: A Community Space Built out of Recycled Paper,” workshop at Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL


Teaching History


2022 Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL. Teaching Artist
2020 Studio Arts College International, Florence, Italy. Graduate Advisor
2008 -2010 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL. Contemporary Practices, CORE and Research Studio
2006 Randolph-Macon College, Ashland, VA. Adjunct Professor, Art Department
2002-04 California State University, Sacramento, CA. Adjunct Professor, Art Department
2000-04 Youth in Arts/Special Arts, San Rafael, CA. Artist in Residence at Marin Public Schools


Collections


The Detroit Zoological Society
Cranbrook Academy of Art, Milles House 1997-2007
Private Collections in Europe, India and theUSA