MARIAH TATE KLEMENS

WWW.MARIAHTATEKLEMENS.COM

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Biography

1990 Born, Bellevue, WA

2013 Western Washington University (BFA)

2014 Worked and Resided in Guadalajara, MX (Artist in Resident, Art Educator)

2019 (Expected Graduation) University of Wisconsin-Madison (MFA)

 

Currently lives and works in Madison, WI

 

 

Awards

2016

Sculpture Fellow, University of Wisconsin, Madison

2014

Artist in Residence, Centrum Emerging Artist Residency, Port Townsend, WA

 

2013

Artist in Residence, Esquela Superior de Arquitectura, Guadalajara, JAL, MX 

Honorable Mention, Beyond Borders Exhibition, Bellingham, WA

 

2012

Best in Show, Beyond Borders Exhibition, Bellingham, WA

 

 

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2017

Clandestine Possessions, Charles Allis Museum, Milwaukee, WI

All You Were Waiting For, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

 

2016

Pink (With Jackson Hunt), Integrus Architecture, Seattle, WA

Blue (With Jackson Hunt), Make.Shift, Bellingham, WA

Precious Moments, Open House, Bellingham, WA

 

2015 

Gravel Field and Earthquake Drawings, The Hazel Room, Portland, OR

 

2014 

How Can We Cheer Up or the Laugh? Addison on Fourth, Seattle, WA 

 

2013

Possibly, But Not Certainly, ESARQ Guadalajara, JAL, MX

What If I was Empty, Make.Shift, Bellingham, WA 

Concrete Shroud (With Jake Reller), Lucia Douglas, Bellingham, WA

 

2012

Voyeuristic Containment, Overgrowth, Bellingham WA 

 

 

Group Exhibitions

2017

The Right Stuff, Pitch Project, Milwaukee, WI 

 

2016

The Jettisoned Object, Gallery Seven, Madison, WI 

 

2014

Centrum Emerging Artist Exhibition, Pop Up Gallery, Port Townsend, WA

 

2013

ArtFest, American School Foundation of Guadalajara, Guadalajara JAL, MX

Beyond Borders, Viking Union, Bellingham WA Launch Pad, Western Gallery, Bellingham, WA 

In Situ, FIXTURE, Bellingham WA Strange Bedfellows, Lucia Douglas and Make.Shift, Bellingham, WA

 

2012 

Color MAD, Western Gallery, Bellingham, WA 

Beyond Borders, Viking Union, Bellingham, WA

 

 

Curatorial Projects

2017

The Right Stuff, Pitch Project, Milwaukee, WI

 

2016

Beep Boop Bop, Make.Shift, Bellingham, WA

 

2013

What We Do, FIXTURE, Bellingham, WA 

Math and Frailty: Electronic Sunday, Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival, Bellingham, WA 

Prima Materia, FIXTURE, Bellingham, WA

Everything Must Go, FIXTURE, Bellingham, WA 

 

2012

Continuum, B Gallery, Bellingham WA

Color MAD, Western Gallery, Bellingham WA 

 

 

Lectures

2017

Panel Discussion for Clandestine Possesions and Family Time, Charles Allis Museum, Milwaukee, WI

Visiting Artist Lecture, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

 

Thirteen Artists Talking (Separately), Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI

 

2015

On Boris Groys, Western Washington University, Florence, Italy

 

2014

Drawing and Painting Guest Artist, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Professional Practices Guest Artist, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

            

2013

Artist in Residence Lecture, ESARQ, Guadalajara, JAL, MX

            

Scholar’s Week, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

 

2012

Scholar’s Week, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

 

 

Bibliography

2013

What if I was Empty?, Monograph, Bellingham, WA

Malestrom, Jake Reller Monograph, Bellingham, WA

 

2012

ColorMad, Poem Entry in Exhibition Catalog, Bellingham, WA

The Lesse Legacy: Al and Vera Lesse Collection, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

 

 

Teaching

2017

Drawing One, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

 

2016

Middle School Drawing, Oregon College of Arts and Craft, Portland, OR

 

2015

Teaching Assistant, Art Workshop In Italy, Western Washington University, Italy and Washington 

Camp Director, Oregon College of Arts and Craft, Portland, OR

 

2014

Camp Director, Oregon College of Arts and Craft, Portland, OR 

 

2013 

Elementary Art Teacher, The American School Foundation of Guadalajara, Guadalajara, JAL MX

Teaching Assistant of Professional Practices with Sebastian Mendes, Western Washington University,  Bellingham, WA           

                  

2012

Teaching Assistant of South and Southeast Asian Art History with Julie Sapin, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Teaching Assistant of Art Foundations: 2D with Seiko Purdue, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

Fine Art Instructor, Jansen Art Center, Lynden, WA 

Fine Art Instructor, Bellingham High School, Bellingham, WA

Fine Art Instructor, Whatcom Middle School, Bellingham, WA

 

2011    

Art and Literacy Instructor, Whatcom Middle School, Bellingham, WA 

 

 

Additional Experiences

2014

Grant Writer and Assistant to Artist Cara Jaye, Bellingham, WA

 

2013 

Board Member for Bellingham Electronic Arts Festival, Bellingham, WA

 

2012

Search Committee for Foundations Professor, Western Washington University, Bellingham WA