Christine Tarkowski

Visual Arts, 2001

Christine Tarkowski often exhibits her work on the exterior of buildings as public art or in collaboration with architects. Her projects have been commissioned by Chicago Percent for Art, (2001), Museum of Contemporary Art, St. Louis, (2002), and the Block Museum, Evanston, IL, (2000). She has had solo exhibitions at Vedanta Gallery in Chicago, (1999), and has a solo exhibit coming up at UCLA Gallery of Architecture and Urban Planning. Other exhibits include; All that is Solid at Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, New York (1999); Opening Our Doors at the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design in New York (1998), and at Franconia Sculpture Park, Shafer, MN (1997). Her collaborations with architects include Stanley Tigerman Architects, Garofalo Architects, Valerio DeWalt Train, all of Chicago and Architecture Research Office, and Baratloo-Balch, both in New York. Her work is collected by the Cooper-Hewitt National Museum of Design, Smithsonian Institute.

Awards and Accomplishments

2004: Tarkowski receives a Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Individual Artist Award

2004: Tarkowski receives Cite Internationale des Arts Residency in Paris

2004: Tarkowski receives Franconia Sculpture Park Grant through the Jerome Foundation