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b. 1990 Ohio
Lives and works in Detroit, MI

EDUCATION

2017 MFA, Photography, Cranbrook Academy of Art Bloomfield Hills, MI
2012 BFA, Distinction in Photography, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

AWARDS/ HONORS/ RESIDENCIES

2018 ACRE - Artist Residency (July 2018)
2018 Vermont Studio Center - Artist Residency (June 2018)
2017 Mercedes Benz Financial Service New Beginnings Award
2016 Warren and Margot Coville Scholarship, Cranbrook Academy of Art Merit
2012 Aida Cannarsa Snow Award
2012 Professor and Protégée Event: With Ardine Nelson & Jessica Naples

COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS 

2017 Into Refigural World, Skylab, Columbus, OH
Collaboration with Mitch McGuire and Jesse James Johnson
2015 Tammy Time, City Center Gallery at Urban Arts Space, Columbus, OH
Collaboration with Mitch McGuire, Laura Payne and Ethan Schaefer
2015 My Body Your Surface, MINT, Columbus, OH
Collaboration with Maritt Vaessin

SELECTED GROUP AND TWO PERSON SHOWS

2018 Everywhere - Michelle Branch, w/ Anjuli Wright, Dubois Gallery, Detroit, MI
2018 Sugar, Sugar, Public Pool, Hamtramck, MI
2018 Midwest Markdowns, Wave Pool Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
2017 Life 2.0, isthisit? Pavilion, The Wrong New Digital Art Biennial
2017 Suspended States, Tesselate Gallery, Pontiac, MI
2017 Void 0, w/ Kara Gut, Skylab, Columbus, OH
2017 Six Ways to Sunday, Listen Hear, Indianapolis, IN
2017 Graduate Degree Exhibition, Cranbrook Museum of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2017 Stick It, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2017 Nasty Women; Binders of Them, Cave Gallery, Detroit, MI
2016 CONTEXT, ROCKSBOX, Pontiac, MI
2016 Experiencing Perspective, Mercedes-Benz Financial Services, Farmington Hills, MI
2016 Lush, Big Car: Tube Factory Artspace, Indianapolis, IN
2016 Collaborate, Curate: Columbus, Wild Goose Creative, Columbus, OH
2016 ambition/nevermind Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2016 Content Aware, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2016 Meat Sink II, MINT, Columbus, OH
2016 Happiness, Forum Gallery, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2015 Meat Sink, MINT, Columbus, OH
2014 Refigural, MINT, Columbus, OH
2014 Small Works Exhibition, ROY G BIV, Columbus, OH
2014 This Instant: Clare Gatto, Gaelin Hill & Kara Gut, It Looks Like It’s Open, Columbus, OH
2012 Bachelor of Fine Art Senior Thesis Exhibition, Live Performance at the Reception,Urban Art Space, Columbus, OH
2012 Object as Camera: Designer Pinhole Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, OH
2012 Undergraduate Spring Juried Exhibition, Swing Space Gallery, Columbus, OH
Juried by Heather F. Wetzel, Jennifer Anable and Michael Goodson
2011 Image Self: Women in Art, Work by Ardine Nelson, Exhibition Participant, Hopkins Gallery, Columbus, OH
2011 A Series of One Liners: Love, Sex, and Finding Someone in America, Silver Gallery, Columbus, OH
2010 Photography II Show, Silver Gallery, Columbus, OH
2010 Undergraduate Spring Juried Exhibition, Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, OH
Juried by Munro Galloway, Larry Williamson, Hayley Savage

PRESS

2016
Dazed Digital, “The online magazine proving there’s no shame in ageing” 11 January, 2016
2015
Columbus Alive, “Arts Preview: It’s Time for Tammy” 16 December 2015
The Lantern, “Former Students Layer Fiction and Reality” 1 December 2015
Huffington Post, “FABRICATIONS: Meet Queer Fashion Designer David Siferd Of GODDESS”  15 September 2015
Thoughts @ Mote78, “My Body Your Surface” 5 August 2015
Columbus Alive, “Exhibit preview: My Body Your Surface” 23 July 2015
Grape Magazine, “Refigural" 30 March 2015
Thoughts @ Mote78, “Refigural” 9 January 2015

PUBLICATIONS

2017
Crystal Magic Weapon, a publication by Kara Gut, December 2017
The Pinch Literary Journal, Memphis, TN Fall 2017
Hiss Magazine, Issue 1, Columbus, Ohio
Ours Photo Magazine, “Clare Gatto : Featured Artist”, 29 May 2017
2016
Refigural, Issue 7, “Second Skins” 22 June 2016
2015
Refigural, Issue 5, “Tammy Tour” 15 December 2015
Refigural, Issue 4, “Cold Cuts: Clare Gatto” 30 September 2015
Refigural, Issue 3, “Tammy Time” 24 June 2015
Refigural, Issue 2, “Trying to be Pretty: Clare Gatto” 18 March 2015
2014        
Refigural, Issue 1, “unstable/stable: Abby Zbikowski” 15 December 2014
Refigural, Issue 1,“Big Cister” 15 December 2014
Topical Cream: Women in Art, Technology, and Fashion, “Candidacy: Codes of Appearance” 3 November 2015
Outlook Magazine, “Rite of Spring” March Issue
Scarlette Magazine, “Play Time is Over” Spring/ Summer 2014
2013        
Good Cat/ Bad Cat Art Zine, Volume No.1
Scarlette Magazine, “Convent Coven” Fall/Winter 2013
2012        
Scarlette Magazine, “Appetite for Destruction” Autumn 2012
Scarlette Magazine, “Velvet Underground” Autumn 2012