Tamara Stephas

Selected Exhibitions

2017 With Liberty and Justice for Some, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2016 Fine Art Juried Show, Anacortes Arts Festival, Anacortes, WA
2015 Transect, Axis Gallery, Seattle, WA (solo)
Wall Flowers, The Shooting Gallery, Seattle, WA
Trees, 1650 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Capitol Hill Art Invasion, Site-specific temporary installation, Seattle, WA
25 Alumni, Axis Gallery, Seattle, WA
The Meaning of Wood, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
2014 25 Alumni, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
Burien Arts Gallery, Burien, WA
Pentimenti, University Unitarian Church, Seattle, WA (solo)
The Meaning of Wood, South Puget Sound Community College
Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, Olympia, WA
2013 Curve and Lineal Tales, Tashiro Kaplan Corridor Gallery, Seattle, WA
CoCA Collision: Past, Present & Future, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
The Meaning of Wood, Lower Columbia College Rose Center for the Arts, Longview, WA
Nature in the Balance, Whatcom Museum, Bellevue, WA
Small Voids, Portland, OR and Oakland, CA (traveling pop-up events)
Edge, Gage & More, Simon Mace Gallery, Port Townsend, WA
Edges, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA (two person show)
Supplemental Geology, ArtsWest Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012 Fruition, Rosen Gallery, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA
Small Voids, Pioneer Square Artwalk, Seattle, WA
10x10x10xTieton, Tieton Arts & Humanities, Tieton, WA
A Celebration of Washington Artists, Washington State Convention Center, Seattle, WA
CVG Show, Collective Visions Gallery, Bremerton, WA
2011 NEED|WANT: Matters of Priority, Northwest Museum of Arts & Culture,
Spokane, WA
Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA
Projects: From the Gage Drawing & Painting Atelier, Pioneer Square Artwalk, Seattle, WA
Fate of the Forest, Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
The World Through Story, Ida Culver House Broadview, Seattle, WA
CVG Show, Collective Visions Gallery, Bremerton, WA
2010 Instructions for Initial Conditions, Drift Station/Parallax Space, Lincoln, NE
Northwest Fine Arts Competition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle WA
OK Hotel Gallery, Seattle, WA
Art and Agriculture, Columbia Center for the Arts, Hood River, OR
Unclad, Gallery by the Bay, Stanwood, WA
2009 Faces and Figures, University House, Issaquah, WA
Other Worlds, Jupiter Arts Center, Centralia, WA
OK Hotel Gallery, Seattle, WA
Best of Gage, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
From Classical to Modern, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2008 Art + Politics, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA. Curated by Richard V. West
Beauty in Context, Bethany Community Church, Seattle, WA
Best of Gage, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
Questioning Silence, ArtsWest Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 Intersections, Blowing Sands Glass Studio/Laura Frost Gallery, Seattle, WA
Women Painters of Washington Juried Exhibition,
Washington State Convention & Trade Center, Seattle, WA
Surreal and Organic, Shoreline Center Gallery, Shoreline/Lake Forest Park, WA
National Juried Fine Art Exhibition, Associated Arts of Ocean Shores, Ocean Shores, WA
Convergence: 14 Emerging NW Artists, Burien Arts Gallery, Burien, WA
2006 Day of the Dead, Phinney Center Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Untimed, Trabant, Seattle, WA (solo)
Meditations on Time, Aurafice, Seattle, WA (solo)
2005 Columbia Riverfest Jazz Festival, Portland, OR (featured artist)
Inaugural Show, Nexxus, Seattle, WA
2004 Madison Valley Art Show, Seattle, WA

Honors and Awards

2013 GAP Grant, Artist Trust, Seattle WA
Art Walk Awards, Spring 2013, 3rd place. City Arts Magazine, Seattle WA
2009 Best of Gage Annual Student Awards, 3rd place, landscape.
Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2008 Best of Gage Annual Student Awards, 1st place, sculpture.
Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2007 National Juried Fine Art Exhibition, honorable mention. Associated Arts of Ocean Shores, Ocean Shores, WA

Education

2009 Graduate, Drawing and Painting Atelier, Gage Academy of Art, Seattle, WA
2006 Artist Trust EDGE Professional Development Program, Seattle, WA
1997 M.Sc. University of Toronto, Toronto, Ont. Member of the Dynamic Graphics Project Lab
1989 B.A. Magna Cum Laude Willamette University, Salem, OR