Tania L. Balan-Gaubert

b.  1986 in Chicago, Illinois

Brooklyn, NY + Oakland, CA -based

tbgaubert@gmail.com

 

Education

2018       MFA, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA 

2012       MA, African American Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY

2008       BA, Psychology, Earlham College, Richmond, IN

 

Selected Exhibitions

2018      Provisions, caribBEING House, Brooklyn, NY

A Welcoming, caribBEING House in residence at The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY

       anybody home?, CTRL+SHFT, Oakland, CA

       CCA Commencement Exhibition, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA

       CCA MFA Fine Arts Thesis Exhibition, Minnesota Street Project, San Francisco, CA

2017      Night Light: Divine RevolutionSOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA, co-curated by Karen Seneferu and Melorra Green

       The Black Woman is God: Divine Revolution, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA, co-curated by Karen Seneferu and Melorra Green

       #realmusicrebels: the exhibition, La Maison d'Art, New York, NY, curated by saltjam

       The Altar: Rituals of Healing in the African Diaspora, Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership, Brooklyn, NY, curated by Suhaly Bautista-Carolina

2016       Harlem is...DANCE, MIST Harlem, New York, NY, curated by Barbara Horowitz/Community Works and Élan Cadiz-Ferguson

        A Foothold on the Rocks: The Indelible Legacies of Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence, Equity Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Tania L. Balan-Gaubert/Harlem Arts Festival in partnership with

        Equity Gallery

        Faith [In]Action?, United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities, New Brighton, MN, curated by Roderic Southall and Sheryl Schwyhart

2015       (Re)Vision: What is Post-Black Art, Jan Brandt Gallery, Bloomington, IL, curated by Venise Keys

 

Curatorial Projects / Collaborations

2018       black NOW(HERE), CCA Hubbell Street Galleries Project Space, San Francisco, CA, co-curated with 5/5

        WEIGHT,  Trap(ezoid), California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, co-curated with 5/5

2017       MEND,  Trap(ezoid)California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, co-curated with 5/5

        BLAXCESS tv, CCA Hubbell Street Galleries Project Space, San Francisco, CA, performance with 5/5

        ASCENDTrap(ezoid)California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, co-curated with 5/5

        HOLDTrap(ezoid) California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA, co-curated with 5/5

2016       UBUNTU, La Maison d'Art and Harlem Arts Festival, New York, NY

        Who's Harlem? / Whose Harlem?, La Maison d'Art and Harlem Arts Festival, New York, NY

        A Foothold on the Rocks: The Indelible Legacies of Jacob and Gwendolyn Knight Lawrence, Equity Gallery and Harlem Arts Festival, New York, NY

2015       ART AS RESISTANCE, La Maison d’Art and Harlem Arts Festival, New York, NY

 

Residencies

2018       Real Time & Space, Oakland, CA (forthcoming Nov + Dec) 

        CTRL+SHFT,  Oakland, CA (May+June)

2017       S.P.A.C.E., Shaklee Gallery - California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA (October)

        Valorizzazioni Culturali, Venice, Italy (June)

 

Honors & Awards

2018       Headlands Center for the Arts Graduate Fellowship Finalist