Tammy Rae Carland

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Born 1965, Portland, ME
Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York, NY, 1995
MFA, California College of Arts, San Francisco, CA, 1994
Lives and works in San Francisco, CA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2019
Tammy Rae Carland, Linfield Gallery, Linfield College, McMinnville, OR

2016
Tammy Rae Carland, Jessica Silverman Gallery South, San Francisco, CA

2014
Live From Somewhere, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2012
I’m Dying Up Here, Clayman Institute, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

2010
Funny Face, I Love You, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2007
An Archive of Feelings, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
someone else’s yesterday, Spanganga Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2002
Beds and Letters, Spring Street Gallery, New York, NY
The Academic Eye, Lesbian Beds, Duke Museum, Durham, NC
On Becoming – Billy and Katie 1964, Franklin Center, Durham, NC

2001
photobacks, Partobject Gallery, Carboro, NC

1999
Queer Youth, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

1998
Random Letters to Ransom Girls, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

1997
On Becoming – Billy and Katie 1964, The Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC

1996
This Is A Why Her And Why Not Me Story, Emison Art Center, Greencastle, IN

1995
Odd Girl Out, LACE  (Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibits), Los Angeles, CA

 

Group Exhibitions

2019
The Empathy Lab, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
What is an edition, anyway?, McEvoy Foundation for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
To Know Herself
, Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
Queer California, Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA

2018
In the Eye of the Beholder, Tarble Arts Center, Charleston, IL
Kinship, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Without Repair, Queen’s University, Ontario, Canada
The Poetry of Silence, Photofairs, San Francisco, CA

2017
Marching to the Beat, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2016
Four Man Show: Albee/Carland/Hauser/Oleson, Lumpxx, Raleigh, NC
Collected, Pier 24, San Francisco, CA

2015
Alien She, Pacific Northwest College of Art: Feldman Gallery & Museum of Contemporary Craft, Portland, OR
Tongue-In-Cheek, di Rosa, Napa, CA
Occupational Therapy, The Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis
Pratfall Tramps, Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
Alien She, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
Laugh-in: Art, Comedy, Performance, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

2014
Alien She, YBCA, San Francisco, CA
White is the Warmest Color, Hedge Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Para-Apparatus, Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA
In Light of It, Contemporary Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Alien She, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2013
Alien She, Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA
Twisted Sisters: Reimagining Urban Portraiture, 2013 Sister City Exchange: San
Francisco – Zürich, Museum Bärengasse, Zürich
We Had Nothing To Do And We Did It, Adobe Books Backroom Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Limited, The Lab, San Francisco, CA

2012
Bruce Conner and The Primal Scream of Punk Rock, MCA Denver, Denver, CO
You, Me, We, She, Fleisher / Ollman, Philadelphia, PA
Route 3: Selections from the 101 Collection, Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA

2011
Untitled (12th Istanbul Biennial), Istanbul Foundation for Arts and Culture, Istanbul, Turkey
Bay Area Now 6, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Eleven Lights On The Bay, The Apartment, Vancouver, BC

2009
Hysteria: Past yet present, Rutgers Paul Robeson Galleries, Newark, NJ
Sweet and Matchless, PLAySPACE, CCA, San Francisco, CA

2008
IF LOVE COULD HAVE SAVED YOU, YOU WOULD HAVE LIVED FOREVER, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY

2007
Another Hero, Bryce’s Barbershop, Olympia, WA

2006
GRAY AREA Uncertain Images: Bay Area Photography 1970’s to Now, Sonoma Art Museum, Sonoma, CA

2004
Dreamscapes, University art Gallery, University of California, Irvine, CA
Subject to Oneself, PLAySPACE, CCA, San Francisco, CA
Felix Variations, PLAySPACE, CCA, San Francisco, CA
The Big Ballyhoo, The Lab, San Francisco, CA
GRAY AREA Uncertain Images: Bay Area Photography 1970’s to Now, The Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA

2003
(r)Evolution of Gender, SomArts, San Francisco, CA

2002
Towards Tomorrow, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

2000
Ladyfest, Olympia, WA

1999
Post PC, Post Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Artist/Audience, The Greenhill Center, Greensboro, NC
By Any Means, The Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC

1998
Tuff and Tender, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

1996
Gender Fuck, COCA (Center of Contemporary Art), Seattle, WA
Alter Image, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, NY

1995
Is A Why Her And Why Not Me Story, The Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, NY

1994
Obsessed: Ruminations in ‘Zine Culture, Re: Solution Gallery (LACPS), Los Angeles, CA
Bodily Functions, Carolina Union Gallery, Univ. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

1993
Superwoman, University of California Irvine Fine Arts Gallery, Irvine, CA

 

Selected Bibliography

2019
Seikaly, Roula. “Two Queer Artists Recreate San Francisco’s Shuttered Dyke Bars.” Hyperallergic, April 19, 2019
Kost, Ryan. “Exhibition creates space for queer women while exploring the spaces they’ve lost.” SF Chronicle, April 18, 2019

2018
Helfand, Glen. “Tammy Rae Carland.” Aperture, December 2018.

2016
Hotchkiss, Sarah. “Artful Dodger: Jump into June with Visual Art Happenings.” KQED Arts, June 1, 2016
Burke, Sarah. “Tammy Rae Carland.” East Bay Express, May 25, 2016
Takemoto, Tina. “Queer Art / Queer Failure”. Art Journal 75:1, May 2016: 85-88
Smith, Caroline, “Discover the Unsung American Female Photographers of the Past Century”, TIME, March 23, 2016

2015
Burke, Sarah, “What was Witheld: Tammy Rae Carland’s ‘Some of Us Did Not Die”, East Bay Express, October 21, 2015

2014
Akel, Joseph, “Tammy Rae Carland: Critic’s Pick,” Artforum, February
Baker, Kenneth, “Tammy Rae Carland Turns Up the Pressure to Always Be On,”San Francisco Chronicle, January
Book Reproductions and essays on work by Dana Seitler and Ann Cvetkovich, Feeling Photography, published by Duke Press

2013
Book Reproductions and essay on work, Art and Queer Culture (Themes and Movements Series), edited by Catherine Lord and Richard Meyer, published by Phaidon
Lisa Darms, The Riot Grrrl Collection, Feminist Press. July 1, 2013

2010
Radio interview, Bad at Sports: Episode 270. October 31, 2010
Matt Stromberg, “Tammy Rae Carland,” Art Practical, October 2010
Julie Henson, “Tammy Rae Carland,” Daily Serving, October 9, 2010
Joseph Akel, exhibition review, “Funny Face, I Love You,” Artforum Critic’s Picks, October, 2010
Dena Beard, “Tammy Rae Carland,” Art Practical, September, 2010
Tammy Rae Carland, Collection Rotation, SFMOMA Open Space, September 13, 2010
Kate Steciw, “Tammy Rae Carland,” The Photography Post, September 7, 2010

2008
Glen Helfand, exhibition review, “An Archive Of Feelings,” Artforum, July, 2008
Johnny Ray Huston, “Tammy Rae Carland,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, July 2008
Jano Cortijo, “Tammy Rae Carland,” Shotgun Review, July 15, 2008
Victoria Gannon, “Tammy Rae Carland,” KQED, July 10, 2008
Jano Cortijo, “Tammy Rae Carland,” Edge, July 8, 2008

2005
Artist pages, Big Magazine, #54

2004
Artist Pages, LTTR, Issue No. 3, July 2004
Carl Nagin, “Home Work,” San Francisco Weekly, February 4, 2004
Johnny Ray Houston, “Better Homes and Galleries,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, January 14 2004
Glen Helfand, “Age of Ambivalence,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, December 24, 2004

2003
Ed Halter, “A Few Odd Girls Out Leave Behind the Old New Queer Cinema,” The Village Voice, November 19, 2003
Nancy Millar, “Tammy Rae Carland,” Jane, Jan – Feb 2003
Thurston Moore, Exhibition review, The Wire, January 2003
Television interview, “Self Made Culture,” In the Life, originally aired January 2003

2002
Holland Cotter, exhibition review, “New York Times,” Dec. 13, 2002
“Out 100 people of the Year,” Out Magazine, December 2002
Barbara McKenzie, “Picture Puzzles,” Independent, Oct. 16, 2002
Blue Greenberg, exhibition review, “Rumpled Sheets,” Herald Sun, Oct. 13, 2002
“How to Make it in the Music Biz,” Curve Magazine, August 2002
Television interview, “Southern Comfort,” Dyke TV, originally aired March 2002
Elin O’hara Slavick, “Deliberately Visible: The Multiple Meanings of Tammy Rae Carland,” The Independent Weekly, January 2, 2002

2001
Jimmy Draper, “Kings and Queens,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, October 17, 2001
Pamela Grossman, “Mr. Lady Rocks,” Ms. Magazine, Oct – Nov 2001
Dave White, “A Home for Homocore,” The Advocate, June 19, 2001
Kat Parker, “Indies 2001: Triangle Arts Awards,” Independent, June 27, 2001
Todd Fjelsted, “En Garde,” Independent Weekly, September 5, 2001

2000
Whitney Vaughan, “Behind the Curtain,” Independent Weekly, November 15-21, 2000
Jennifer Baumgardner and Amy Richards, “Manifesta: Young Women, Feminism and the Future,” Farrar, Straus and Giroux press, October 2000
Ann Cvetkovich and Gretchen Phillips, “Revenge of the Girl Bands,” The Nation, July 10, 2000
Jutta Sommerbauer, “Some Grrrls are Ladies,” Nylon, Vienna Austria, August 2000
Evelyn McDonnell, “Girls + Guitars,” Out Magazine, April 2000

1999
Amy Kellner, “That’s Mr. Lady To You,” Time Out New York, October 14-21 1999
Tara Mateik, “Surveying the Scene,” Felix, 1999
Kathleen Hanna, Out Magazine, March 1999

 

Publications

2015
Carland, Tammy Rae, Some of us did not die, Oakland: LAND & SEA
Reese, Rachel (ed.), Pratfall Tramps, Atlanta: Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center [exh. cat.]

 

Public Collections

Kadist Foundation, San Francisco
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia