TARA FLORES

EDUCATION
2007    BFA Fine Art, Drawing & Painting, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
1999-2002       Liberal Arts, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI


EXHIBITIONS
2019   
“Introductions” J. Rinehart Gallery, Seattle WA
Selected works from “Boundaries Lost and Found,” Street Bean, Seattle, WA
Selected works from “Boundaries Lost and Found,” Third Culture, Bellevue, WA

2018   
"STRIPES," bG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Creativity Persists" Members' Show, CoCA, Seattle, WA
46th International Art Show, Brownsville Museum of Fine Art, TX
“Boundaries Lost and Found,” COUCH, Seattle, WA
Members' Group Show, Foothills Art Center, Golden, CO

2017    
“Boundaries Lost and Found,” Anthropologie, Downtown Seattle, WA
Small Works Invitational, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY
Selected Works, Ballard Art Walk, Horseshoe, Seattle, WA
Group Show, Blue Mountain Gallery, New York, NY (juror, Priscilla Caldwell)

2016   
New Works, Fremont Art Walk, Frame Up Studios, Seattle, WA
“Peaks & Valleys,” Scratch Deli, Seattle, WA
"Evolution," Holy Cannoli, Seattle, WA

2015   
"Energy," Ballard Art Walk, Horseshoe, Seattle, WA

2014    
"Particles & Waves," Ballard Art Walk, Miro Tea, Seattle, WA
"Particles & Waves," Fremont Art Walk, Frame Up Studio, Seattle, WA

2013    
"Common Cause" Group Show, Command Print Gallery, Seattle, WA

2012   
New Works, Ballard Art Walk, Miro Tea, Seattle, WA

2011    
Selections from "Moss + Coffee," Ballard Art Walk, Annie's, Seattle, WA
Selections from "Moss + Coffee," Ballard Art Walk, Tart Salon, Seattle, WA

2010
"Moss + Coffee," Ballard Art Walk, KISS Cafe, Seattle, WA
Selected Works, Art Up/Open Up, Park Pub, Seattle, WA
Selected Works, Ballard Art Walk, Miro Tea, Seattle, WA

2007   
"ARTNOWSF: Suite Jesus Loves the Ladies" Group Show, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA (curated by Joseph Gross)
"Thread" Group Show, Galleria, San Francisco, CA
"The New Realists" Group Show, 79 New Montgomery Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Academy Spring Show, Juried Exhibition, 601 Brannan, San Francisco, CA
"Abstract Exposure," Online Juried Exhibition, abstractexposure.com
"ARTNOWSF: Thou Shall See Art" Group Show, 111 Minna Gallery, San Francisco, CA (curated by Joseph Gross)
"Paint Soup" Group Show, 688 Sutter Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"14" Group Show, 688 Sutter Gallery, San Francisco, CA


PRESS & MEDIA
2019   
“Spread Out and Float Away” 36x36 Featured on DIY Network’s Bargain Mansions Season 2 finale and host Tamara Day’s Growing Days blog and Instagram account.

2018   
1340 Arts Magazine, Print Feature, Q2 Issue, April

2017    
Emboss Magazine, Featured Artist, October 11, 2017 https://www.embossmag.com/single-post/2017/10/11/TARA-FLORES
Ars Mirabilis, Featured Artist, October 7, 2017 https://www.arsmirabilis.com/2017/10/art-by-tarafloresart
Genre: Urban Arts, Blog Feature http://www.genreurbanarts.com/featured-artist-tara-flores/
Create Magazine, Blog Feature, September 5, 2017 https://create-magazine.com/features/tara-flores?rq=tara%20flores
Art Maze Magazine, Print Feature, Late Summer Issue 4
Genre: Urban Arts Magazine, Print Feature, Issue 1
Artist Meets Mother, Interview, March 2017 http://www.jennamichellepink.co.uk/artist-meets-mother/an-interview-with-tara-flores


AWARDS
2007    GPA Verification Grant, Academy of Art University, San Francisco
2006   President's Honor List, Academy of Art University, San Francisco
2005   President's Honor List, Academy of Art University, San Francisco
1999     Scholar Recognition Award Full Tuition Academic Scholarship, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor