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

2019 Vanguard Revisited: Poetic Politics & Black Futures, San Francisco Art Institute (SFAI) Walter and McBean Galleries, San Francisco, CA, curated by Leila Weefur

2018 black now(here), Museum of the African Diaspora Emerging Artist Program, San Francisco, CA

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

     anybody home?, CTRL+SHFT Collective, 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

      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

      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

2019 Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NA (forthcoming September-November)

MoCADA Creator In Residence, Governors Island, NY (June+July)

2018 Real Time & Space, Oakland, CA (November+December) 

    Trudy Bailey Hudson Residency, CTRL+SHFT Collective, Oakland, CA (May+June)

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

     

Honors & Awards

2018 Museum of African Diaspora (MoAD) Emerging Artists Program

Headlands Center for the Arts Graduate Fellowship Finalist