CHRISTINA TENAGLIA

CHRISTINA TENAGLIA

Christina Tenaglia holds a BA from Vassar College and an MFA from Yale University School of Art. She has been the recipient of a NJ State Arts Council Fellowship Award for Sculpture, and has received fellowships for residencies at The MacDowell Colony, I-Park, and Catwalk. She was awarded the W.K. Rose Fellowship in the Creative Arts in 2011, and was a recipient of a purchase award grant from the American Academy of Arts and Letters Invitational Exhibition in 2018. She is currently a Visiting Professor at Vassar College, living and working in Saugerties, NY.


BIOGRAPHY

Born Philadelphia, PA
Lives and works in the Hudson Valley, NY

EDUCATION

2005
Yale University School of Art, MFA

1997
Vassar College, BA

SELECTED SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2019
Christina Tenaglia: A tree is not a pile, WAAM, Woodstock, NY
Print. Re-Print. with Joy Taylor, Atwater Gallery, Kingston, NY

2017
In This Moment, Anne C. Smith and Christina Tenaglia, Adah Rose Gallery, MD

2016
Paul Gagner and Christina Tenaglia, Weathervane, Brooklyn, NY

2015
Christina Tenaglia: The Long Drive, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Four Loko – Four Solos Under One Roof, Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ

2013
WOOD, Imogen Holloway Gallery, Saugerties, NY

2011
Christina Tenaglia: New Work, in conjunction with the W.K. Rose Fellowship award, Palmer Gallery, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2019
Madness in Vegetables, Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, NY
Zentrified!, curated by Ken Johnson, Thomas Park Gallery, New York, New York

2018
Spatial Oddities, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY
3: Brenda Goodman, Christina Tenaglia and Marie Vickerilla, Cross Contemporary Art, Saugerties, NY
Jay Invitational of Clay, 5th Annual Exhibition, The Jay House, NY
2018 Ceremonial Exhibition: Work by New Members and Recipients of Awards, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
True North, LABspace, curated by Julie Torres, Hillsdale, NY
Invitational Exhibition of Visual Artists, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

2017
12 x 12, 2017, Black Ball Projects, Brooklyn, NY
The Other Side of Things, Garrison Art Center, Garrison, NY
Taconic North, LABspace, Hillsdale, NY
Introductions 2017, Trestle Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2016
Over Under After Over, Laura Kaufman, Christina Tenaglia and Donise English, Palmer Gallery Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Carte Blanche, Adah Rose Gallery, Kensington, MD
New Jersey State Council on the Arts Visual Arts Fellowship Exhibition,
Monmouth University Center for the Arts, NJ

2015
The Flat Files: Year Three, Tiger Strikes Asteroid New York, Brooklyn, NY
Minimax (abstraction for lack of a better determination, BULLET Space, NY
Contrasting Abstractions, Morris Arts / the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, Morristown, NJ
Little Hand, Victory Hall Drawing Rooms, Jersey City, NJ
Family Ties, 500X Gallery, Dallas, TX

2014
Ready or Not, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
Top Drawer, Selected works on paper, Imogen Holloway Gallery, Saugerties, NY
From the Vault, Imogen Holloway Gallery, Saugerties, NY,

2012
Minutia Militia, Field Projects, New York, NY
Alternate projects: The Haiku Box Project at Byrdcliffe Colony, Woodstock NY

AWARDS AND FELLOWSHIPS
2018

Purchase Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, 5 works purchased through the Hassam Fund

2014
NJ State Arts Council Artist Fellowship Award Recipient for Sculpture

2013
I-Park Residency, East Haddam, CT

2012
MacDowell Colony Residency, Peterborough, NH

2011
W.K. Rose Fellowship in the Creative Arts, Vassar College
Catwalk Residency, Catskill, NY

2006
Vermont Studio Center, VT

2005
Barry Cohen Award, Yale University School of Art

FLATFILES

Artspace, New Haven, CT, current
Tiger Strikes Asteroid New York, Flatfile: Year Three, 2015 – 2016

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Jonathan Goodman, 3: Brenda Goodman, Christina Tenaglia and Marie Vickerilla, The Brooklyn Rail online, July 2018
Mark Jenkins, In the galleries: Powerful messages that require few words, The Washington Post, May 25, 2017
Ready or Not, Catalogue for the 2014 New Jersey Arts Annual at the Newark Museum
Lilly Wei, Ready or Not, Fine Art, Studio International, May 9, 2014
Kempton, Schuyler, ‘Leaf in a Landscape’ and ‘Wood’ at Imogen Holloway Gallery, Chronogram, August 2013

TEACHING

2015 – current
Vassar College, Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Art

2015 – 2018
Marist College, Adjunct Professor