Tarrah Krajnak

Assistant Professor of Art: Photography

With Pitzer Since: 2013
Field Group: Art
Campus Address: Scott Hall 201
Phone: 607.4157
Email: tarrah_krajnak@pitzer.edu
Website: www.tarrahkrajnak.com 
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Educational Background
Tarrah Krajnak is currently an Assistant Professor of Art at Pitzer College in Claremont, CA. She has exhibited nationally and internationally at Fotofest Houston, Honor Fraser Gallery, SUR Biennial in Los Angeles, Filter Photo Festival in Chicago, Art London, Art Basel Miami,The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Center for Photography Woodstock, Silver Eye Center for Photography, Philadelphia Photographic Arts Center, San Francisco Camerawork, Columbus Museum of Art, The Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art, and Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books. Her work has appeared in both print and online magazines including the LA Review of Books, Nueva Luz, and Camerawork. She received grants from the National Museum of Women in the Arts, Vermont Council for the Arts, The Vermont Community Foundation, and the Arizona Commission on the Arts. She was recently awarded the Texas Photographic Society’s First National Photography Award in 2017. She taught previously at Cornell University and the University of Vermont.

 

Publications
South Sound. Portland, OR: Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books, 2013.

“Tarrah Krajnak: Strays,” Exposure, vol. 47, no. 1 (spring 2014).

 

Selected Exhibitions

Sismos. forthcoming solo exhibition. 2018 / Louise Hopkins Underwood Center for the Arts / Lubbock, TX

Conceptual Feedback. 2018 / Honor Fraser Gallery / Los Angeles, CA

Sismos. 2018 / Red Maple Gallery / Fotofest Houston / Houston, TX

Biomythography: Reflexive Remix. 2018 / University of Laverne Harris Gallery / La Verne, CA

Sismos. 2018 / Silver Eye Center for Photography / Pittsburgh, PA

Kloes. 2017 / Mowry Center Gallery at Ohio Wesleyan University / Delaware, OH

Displaced: Reconstituted Memories & Unsituated Bodies. 2017 / SUR Biennial / Cerritos College / Norwalk, CA

Ansel’s the Making of 40 Photographs. 2017 / Hammer Museum / Emerging Artist Video Screening / LA, CA

Past, Present, Future. 2017 / Silver Eye Center for Photography / Pittsburgh, PA

Sismos. 2017 / PGH Photo Fair / Carnegie Museum of Art / Pittsburgh, PA

On the Shelf. 2016 / Filter Photo Festival / Chicago, IL

Found. 2016 / Candela Gallery / Richmond, VA

At Home in the World. 2016 / 516 Arts / Albuquerque, NM

Dark Messengers Portfolio Viewing. 2016 / Central Features / Albuquerque, NM

  1. 2015 / Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books / Portland, OR

 

Public Lectures
Biomythography Panel Talk. 2018 / Harris Gallery / University of La Verne / La Verne, CA

Sismos. Artist Lecture. 2018 / Fotofest Houston / Houston, TX

Sismos. Artist Lecture. 2017. Silver Eye Center for Photography / Pittsburgh, PA

Kloes. Artist Lecture. 2017. Mowry Gallery at Ohio Wesleyan University / Delaware, OH

Displaced. Artist Panel Discussion. 2017. SUR Biennial / Cerritos College / Norwalk, CA

Marble Studies. Artist Gallery Talk. 2016 / 516 Arts / Albuquerque, NM

  1. Artist Lecture. 2015 / Ampersand Gallery / Portland. OR

Dark Messengers. Artist Lecture. 2016 / Central Features Contemporary / Albuquerque, NM

Dark Messengers. Artist Lecture. 2015 / SPE West Regional Conference / Joshua Tree, CA

Photography and the Archive. Artist Lecture. 2015 / SPE West Regional Conference / Burbank, CA

 

AWARDS
TPS National Photography Award. 2017/ Texas Photographic Society

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