Tammy Nguyen (b. 1984, San Francisco, CA) is a multimedia artist working with geopolitics, fiction, and less known histories.  She received a BFA from the Cooper Union in 2007 and an MFA from the Yale School of Art in 2013. From 2007-08, Nguyen was a Fulbright Scholar in Vietnam.  She has exhibited at the Rubin Museum, Leroy Neiman Center, San-Art, The Fine Arts Museum of Ho Chi Minh City, the Bronx Museum, Wave Hill, Carriage Barns Art Center, Pyramid Atlantic Art Center, and the Inside-Out Museum. In 2014, Nguyen has been awarded the Van Lier Fellowship at Wave Hill and inclusion in the Bronx AIM program. She has been an artist in residence at The Center for Books Arts and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Process Space.  Last year, she was an Asia Delegate for the Carnegie Council.  Her work is included in the collections of Yale University, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, MIT Library, the Walker Art Center Library, and the Museum of Modern Art Library.  In Fall 2016, Nguyen founded Passenger Pigeon Press, an independent press that brings the work of scientists, journalists, creative writers, and visual artists together to create politically nuanced projects.

Selected press:

Artspace, The New Surrealism: Contemporary Women Artists Against Alternative Facts, February 2019

The New York Times, What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week, October 2018

Hyperallergic, Cyclops, Bananas, and the Art World’s Race Problem, October 2018

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Exhibitions

surreality        January 8 - February 9, 2018

surreality
January 8 - February 9, 2018