New York, New York - Ameringer | McEnery | Yohe is pleased to announce its representation of Tam Van Tran. Tran’s inaugural exhibition with the gallery will open on 14 February 2013 and run through 16 March 2013.
Tam Van Tran (b. 1966, Kontum, Vietnam) studied painting and received a BFA in 1990 from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn, NY and later attended the Graduate Film and Television Program at the University of California, Los Angeles. Tran is a multimedia artist known specifically for his sculptural paintings, ceramic objects and installations. The artist uses a mixture of natural materials such as chlorophyll, saffron and beet juice combined with clay, staples, paint and paper on canvas to create his signature three-dimentional wall paintings and sculptures.
Tran has had numerous solo exhibitions both nationally and internationally, which include Adornment of Basic Space at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects in Culver City, CA; Mind is a Pure Expanse of Space at Anthony Meier Fine Arts in San Francisco, CA; Luminosity at Cohan and Leslie, New York, NY; Tam Van Tran: Psychonaut at Blaffer Gallery, at The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX; Cold Frost at the Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA and SubUrban: Tam Van Tran at the Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN, among others.
Recent group exhibitions include Paul Clay at Salon 94, New York, NY; Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art at ACME, Los Angeles, CA; East Ex East curated by Jane Neal at Brand New Gallery, Milan Italy; Ascending Dragon: Contemporary Vietnamese Artists Exhibition at the Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA; Fresh From Chelsea at the University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL; Keramik at the Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA; Inaugural Group Exhibition at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA; Topographies at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; California Dreaming at Seiler + Mosseri-Marlio Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland; Super Vision at The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA and the Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, among others.
Tam Van Tran’s work is included in the permanent collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; The Broad Collection, Santa Monica, CA; The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA and The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH.