Born in Miami, FL.
Lives in Los Angeles, CA.

 

EDUCATION
The Mountain School of Arts^
MA: California Institute of the Arts, Aesthetics and Politics
BFA: New World School of the Arts, Visual Art 

 

CURATORIAL

2017
An Ephemeral History of High Desert Test Sites, co curated with Aram Moshayedi and Sohrab Mohebbi, High Desert Test Sites 2017, Joshua Tree, CA

2016
Full Body, featuring work by Alyse Emdur, Barbara T. Smith, Dan Bustillo, Jules Gimbrone, Julia Kouneski, Lygia Clark, and Paul Mpagi Sepuya, CalArts REEF Residency, Los Angeles, CA.

The Mountain School of Arts: The First Ten Years, produced, edited, and published with Agnes Bolt and Piero Golia, The Mountain School of Arts^ and Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, CA.

2015
Toggle, an internet browser plugin that functions as an international fellowship program and platform for research, communication, and projects. Created with neverhitsend. Inaugural fellows are: Anthony McCann, Cannibal Facts, Cassie McQuarter, Georgie and Min, Jennifer Moon, Leah Beeferman, Marii Nyrop, Micol Hebron, Vanessa Sioufi, Woofer Ten, and Zoya Sardashti. 221a and International Symposium for Electronic Arts, Vancouver BC

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015
The Promise of Something and Nothing, Sonce Alexander Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

2014
A Narrative of An Artist Exploring Capitalism, MDC Museum of Art + Design, Miami, FL.
Post Private, Monte Vista Projects, Los Angeles, CA.

2013
neverhitsend, 356 Mission Road, Los Angeles, CA.
Artist books exhibition, Ooga Booga #2, Los Angeles, CA.

2012
CashierGarage Pizza, Los Angeles, CA.
Vacation Rental Advisor, Vacation Rental Homes Made Easy, Los Angeles, CA.
Office and Studio Assistant, A-Z West, Joshua Tree, CA.
InternFrançois Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
Phone OperatorDepartment of Social Services, Los Angeles, CA.
YardmanDepartment of Public Works Streets Services, Los Angeles, CA.
Parade Coordinator, West of Rome (Trespass Parade), Los Angeles, CA.
BarristaThe Coffee Pot, Los Angeles, CA.
Massage Therapist, Delano, Miami Beach, FL.

2011
Studio Sale ShowFountainhead Studios, Miami, FL.
Open ProcessMuseum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL.
Inside/OutsideLittle River Yacht Club, Miami, FL.
Mission Impossible, Little River Yacht Club, Miami, FL.
Home: Dream HomePraxis International Art, Miami, FL.

2010
Myself As a Storefront WindowBass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL.
Littlest SisterSpinello Gallery, Miami, FL.
The New FrontierChristopher Miro Gallery, Miami, FL.
New Work Miami, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL.
Home Videos (1986 -1991), American Airlines Arena Jumbotron, Miami, FL.
Home Videos (1986 -1991), Gansevoort Hotel, Miami Beach, FL.

2009
Art Basel 2010The Yard @ Casa Lin, Miami, FL.
Littlest SisterSpinello Gallery, Miami, FL.
Smash and GrabLocust Projects, Miami, FL.
AAEC ExhibitionFredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL.
Drawing and Painting Show, ArtSeen, Miami, FL.
How to Make a Gallery a HomeSpinello Gallery, Miami, FL.
BFA, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL.
Sentimental Garage Sale, my mom’s yard, Miami, FL.

2008
The Art of WomenRoxcy ONeal Bolton Women’s History Gallery, Miami, FL.
Marks and StrokesNew World Gallery, Miami, FL.

2007
ProgressionsNew World Gallery, Miami FL.

2006
NWSAEspiritos Santos Gallery, Miami, FL
Rising StarsNew World Gallery, Miami, FL

 

 TALKS

2017
bar-fund and Community Fundraising Open Discussion II, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, CA.
bar-fund and Community Funded Artist Grants Open Discussion Series, Los Angeles Contemporary Archive, Los Angeles, CA.

2010
Ponzi Schemes, The End/Spring Break, Miami ,FL.

 

GRANTS/RESIDENCIES

2016
Artist in Residence, CalArts REEF Residency, Los Angeles, CA.

2015
Media Artist Grant, British Columbia Arts Council, sponsored by 221a, Vancouver, BC.
Curatorial Residency, 221a, Vancouver, BC.
Participant, International Symposium on Electronic Art, ISEA, Vancouver, BC.

2014
Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

2010-2011
Grant Nominee recipient, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL.

2009
Special Project Grant, Bass Museum of Art and Miami Beach Arts Trust, Miami Beach, FL.

2005
Frances Wolfson Endowed Visual Arts Scholarship, New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL.

2004-2009
Full Tuition Scholarship, New World School of the Arts and University of Florida, Miami, FL.

 

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

Marissa Gluck. “Here’s Why You Should Tip the Bartender Next Time You’re at an Art Opening,” Los Angeles Magazine. 24 April 2018

Karen Archey. “Art & New Age: Who Cares?,” Frieze. 16 Feb 2017.

Braithwaite, Hunter. “Tatiana Vahan, A Narrative of an Artist Exploring Capitalism,” Miami Rail. Summer 2014.

Eler, Alicia. “Living in a Post-Private World,” Hyperallergic. 20 March 2014.

Parker, Allyson. “neverhitsend: A Conversation with LA Based Arts & Technology Collective,” ArtSlant. 8 February 2014.

Carlos Suarez De Jesus. “Ones to Watch: Eight Up-and-Coming Miami Artists,” Miami New Times. 24 March 2012.

Carlos Suarez De Jesus, “Miami’s MOCA celebrates its quinceanera,” Miami New Times. 17 March 2011

Denis Scholl, “Miami’s Emerging Artists: Who’s Next?,” Knight Foundation. 4 March 2011.

 

 

 

 

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