Yambe Tam


© Yambe Tam, 2016

VITA
*1989 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
2016-2018 Royal College of Art (RCA), London, UK, MA Candidate in Painting
2012 Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), Baltimore, Maryland, BFA (Summa cum Laude): Painting & Art History

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016 Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany, In the shadow of the sun (solo)
2016 Jewish Museum of Belgium, Accessible Art Fair, Brussels, Belgium
2016 Abteilung für Alles Andere, Berlin, Germany, Adolf Illustrated
2016 Holtzman and Center for the Arts Galleries, Towson University, Towson, MD, Mission Universe
2016 Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD, All Grown Up
2016 Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD, Maryland Artist Registry Juried Exhibition
2015 Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH, Young Painters Competition for the William & Dorothy Yeck Award (Juror: Gracie Mansion)
2015 Indianapolis International Airport, Indianapolis, IN, Yambe Tam (solo)
2015 VisArts Center, Rockville, MD, Gen-Y 2.0
2015 Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD, On the Hunt
2015 Unexpected Art Space, Baltimore, MD
2014 TriSpace Gallery, London, U.K., Art Gemini Prize Finalists‘ Exhibition
2014 Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD, Road to Rio
2014 Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK, Art Gemini Prize Finalists‘ Exhibition
2013 Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, Red Biennial (Juror: Amy Sadao, Director of the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania)
2013 Hamilton Street Gallery, Baltimore, MD, Yambe Tam (solo)
2013 Maryland Art Place, Baltimore, MD, Regional Juried Exhibition (Curator: Kristen Hileman, Curator of Contemporary Art & Dept. Head at the Baltimore Museum of Art)
2013 VisArts Center, Rockville, MD, Mixtopias (Curator: Fletcher Mackey, Professor of Community Arts MFA Program, MICA)
2012 Daniel Cooney Fine Art, New York, NY
2012 Artwalk, MICA, Baltimore, MD, Journey to the East (solo)
2011 Carlton Hotel, Miami, SBAS Miami
2011 Meyerhoff and Decker Galleries, MICA, Baltimore, MD, Juried Undergraduate Exhibition
2011 Prelude Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2011 Gallery 924, Indianapolis, IN, Contemporary Figurative Show
2011 Carmel Clay Public Library, Carmel, IN (solo)
2011 Silo Point, Baltimore, MD, Art Directions Baltimore
2011 Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore, MD, Emergence: Contemporary Artists to Watch
2010 Rosenberg Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD, Hunger: The Artist’s Insatiable Nature
2009 Middendorf Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD, FRESH
2009 Rosenberg Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD, Identity
2009 20 Jay Street, DUMBO, Brooklyn, NY, Open Studios
2009 Community College of Baltimore County, Catonsville, MD, Everyone an Artist: Sandbox

RESIDENCIES
2016 Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany
2016 Can Serrat, Barcelona, Spain
2009 New York Studio Residency Program, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Can Serrat, Barcelona, Spain
Doreen Bolger, Baltimore, MD
McDonald’s USA, LLC
Metropolitan School District of Washington Township, Indianapolis, IN

AWARDS & HONORS
2016 2016 Artslant Prize Showcase Winner
2016 Finalist and 3rd Place, William & Dorothy Yeck Award, Miami University, Oxford, OH
2015 Commission, Indianapolis International Airport, Indianapolis, IN
2014 Art Gemini Prize 2014, Finalist
2013 Art Gemini Prize 2013, Finalist
2013 Second Prize, Red Biennial, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
2013 Artwork featured in the Southwest Airlines Chinese New Year Parade, San Francisco, CA
2011 Print, Drawing & Photograph Society Scholarship, Baltimore Museum of Art
2011 Painting Departmental Award, MICA
2009 Francis Burns Harvey Merit Scholarship, MICA

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
Tam, Yambe. “Asian Pacific American Heritage Month”. Dreams Under the Moon. San Francisco: McDonald’s USA LLC, 2016. p. 1. Print.
“Art at the Indianapolis International Airport”. Arts Council of Indianapolis. September 2015.
Art Gemini Prize 2014, exhibition catalogue. October 23 – November 1. London: Art Gemini Prize, 2014.
Crest, Russ. „Yambe Tam’s Graphic Paintings Addressing Asian-American Identity Politics.“ Beautiful/Decay Magazine. June 17, 2014.
Jenkins, Mark. „Iconic Gordon Parks photos show shades of gray in American race relations.“ The Washington Post. May 2, 2013.
Tam, Yambe, “Motionless Cloud over Urumqi”. 2013. The Washington Post. April 12, 2013. Section EZ, p. 18. Print.
Tam, Yambe, “Asian Pacific American Heritage Month”, 2013, McDonald’s 2013 Calendar. San Francisco: McDonald’s USA LLC, 2013. p. 5. Print.
McCauley, Mary Carole. „Making an Impression.“ The Baltimore Sun, 20 Oct, 2011. Arts & Entertainment cover.
Sunar, Sabbu. „Take Away Project 13, Jennifer Tam speaks with Sabbu Sunar.“ Radar Redux, 3 Oct, 2011.
Zaruba, Al. „Feats of Monumentality at BWI Airport“. The Examiner, 12 Aug, 2011.
Smith, Tim. „Looking Inward.“ The Baltimore Sun, 16 June, 2011. Cover.
Tam, Yambe, “The Lady Who Was A Beggar”, 2010. City Paper. Baltimore: City Paper, March 16, 2011. Cover. Print.