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About

Curriculum Vitae and Biography

 

Qualifications

BFA (Printmaking and Painting) - University of Colorado 1994 BA (Humanities) - University of Colorado 1994
Diploma of Art and Creativity (Advanced) - The Learning Connexion 2014

Selected Exhibitions

2015

Made by Hand, group exhibition, Solander Gallery, Wellington

Works on Paper, with Danielle Creenaune and Kyla Cresswell, Solander Gallery, Wellington

2014

Summer Salon, group exhibition, Solander Gallery, Wellington

Antipodes, group exhibition, Pine Street Creative Arts Gallery, Sydney Northart, Auckland

RIP, solo show, Toi Pōneki Gallery, Wellington

2013

Parkin Drawing Prize Exhibition, finalist exhibition, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Wellington

2012

Boundless, group exhibition, Print Council Aotearoa New Zealand, Traveling Exhibition

2011

Thank Your Lucky Stars, with Jodie Cunningham and Sharon Hall, Blackmore Jean Gallery, Wellington

2010

Substantive, solo show, Super, Island Bay, Wellington

2009

Squall, solo show, Snapshot Gallery, Island Bay, Wellington

2007

Call and Response, with Caroline McQuarrie, Frankie Rouse, Mica Still and Deidra Sullivan, Toi Pōneke Gallery, Wellington

2004

Ice Cave Series, solo show, Barra Windows Installation, Berkeley, California

2003

Water World, with Jan Wilson Kaufman, Susan Magnus, Lara O’Dell, Unai San Martin, Katherine Westerhout and John Wilson, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California

2002

Art in the Redwoods, group exhibition Gualala Art Center, Gualala, California

Bay Area Printmakers, group exhibition, SFMOMA Artist Gallery, San Francisco, California

2001

Continental Drift, with Ursula Neubauer and Hee Jae Suh, Fellowship Awards Exhibition, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California

Residencies

2011

Blackmore Jean Gallery, Wellington, Six week residency with single wall exhibition following

2009

Lochmara Lodge, Marlborough Sounds, One week residency

2001

Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California, Six month residency with exhibition following

Awards

2013

Finalist, Parkin Drawing Prize, New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts Gallery, Wellington

2002

First Place - Photography, Honorable Mention - Painting, Honorable Mention - Photography, 42nd Annual Art in the Redwoods Festival Exhibition, Gualala Arts Center, Gualala, California

2001

Artist Fellowship Recipient, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, California

Biography

Marci Tackett has lived and worked in New Zealand since 2006, developing and expanding her interdisciplinary art practice and teaching at The Learning Connexion in Lower Hutt. She was born in Denver, Colorado in 1968.

In 1994 she received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Printmaking and her Bachelor of Arts in Humanities from the University of Colorado. In 2014 she received the Diploma of Art and Creativity (Advanced) from The Learning Connexion in Lower Hutt.

In 2001 Tackett received the Annual Fellowship Award from Kala Art Institute in Berkeley, California and has been awarded artist residencies in both New Zealand and the USA.

In 2013 she was shortlisted for the Parkin Drawing Prize.

2014 exhibitions included a solo show entitled RIP, at Toi Pōneke Gallery and a selection of her works was included in the Summer Salon at Solander Gallery in Wellington.

In 2015 she was a recipient of the Hutt City Arts Mentorship Programme Award and she exhibited with Danielle Creenaune and Kyla Cresswell at Solander Gallery.