Tam Van Tran
A Billion Atom Sky II, 2016
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 36 inches
121.9 x 91.4 cm

Tam Van Tran
A Billion Atom Sky I, 2016
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 36 inches
121.9 x 91.4 cm

Tam Van Tran
Untitled, 2014
Acrylic on canvas
14 x 11 inches
35.6 x 27.9 cm

Tam Van Tran
The Lavender Scavenger, 2014
Acrylic, silver leaf, zipper, burlap and ceramic on paper
66 x 41 1/2 inches
167.6 x 105.4 cm

Tam Van Tran
Untitled, 2014
Aluminum foil, palm leaf and glue on paper
17 1/4 x 11 1/2 inches
43.8 x 29.2 cm

Tam Van Tran

Family, 2013
Glazed ceramic
Dimensions vary with installation

Tam Van Tran
Teal Perfume, 2014
Acrylic, silver leaf, zipper and ceramic on paper
66 x 41 1/2 inches
167.6 x 105.4 cm

Tam Van Tran
Untitled, 2014
Acrylic on canvas
Triptych
14 x 11 inches each
35.6 x 27.9 cm each

Tam Van Tran

Untitled, 2013
Glazed ceramic
14 x 12 x 12 inches
35.6 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm

Tam Van Tran

3D Printer, 2013
Copper, palm leaf, and glue on wood panel
51 1/4 x 39 1/4 x 4 1/4 inches
130.2 x 99.7 x 10.8 cm

 

Tam Van Tran
Echo, 2014
Acrylic on canvas
48 x 36 inches
121.9 x 91.4 cm

Tam Van Tran
Untitled, 2013
Glazed ceramic
14 x 12 x 12 inches
35.6 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm

Biography

Tam Van Tran (b. 1966) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. Tran received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1990 from Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY. He later attended the Graduate Film and Television Program at the University of California, Los Angeles, from which he graduated in 1996.

 

Tran is the recipient of the 2001 Joan Mitchell Foundation Award, the 2000 Pollock Krasner Fellowship, the 1993 Ucross Artists Residency, and the 1991 Creative Fellowship in the Visual Arts, Colorado Council on the Arts and Humanities.

 

Tran has had solo exhibitions at Ameringer I McEnery I Yohe, New York, NY; Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA; Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX; Cohan and Leslie, New York, NY; Museum of Contemporary Art Santa Barbara, CA; Dirt Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA; Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN; San Art, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam; and Susanne Vilmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City, CA.

 

Recent group exhibitions include Paperworks, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2015; New work of painting, photography, scultpure and video, The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami, FL, 2013; High Low, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, 2013; Pattern: Follow the Rules, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Lansing, MI, 2013; Facing West / Looking East, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA, 2012; Tam Van Tran and DeWay Ambrosino, San Art, Vietnam, 2012; Paul Clay, Salon 94, New York, NY, 2011; East Ex East, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy, 2011; and Los Angeles Museum of Ceramic Art, Los Angeles, CA, 2011.

 

Selected public collections include Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; The Broad Collection, Santa Monica, CA; California State University Art Gallery, Long Beach, CA; The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH; The Contempoary Museum, Honolulu, HI; The Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; The ICA Boston, Boston, MA; MOCA, from the Blake Byrne Collection, Los Angeles, CA; The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; The Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY; The New Mexico Museum of Art, Santa Fe, NM; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; and The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.