Tatana Kellner


GRANTS / AWARDS
2013  The Puffin Foundation Grant
2008 MARK Program, NYFA
The Puffin Foundation Grant
2005 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
2003 Photographer’s Fund Award, Center for Photography in Woodstock
1997 New York Foundation for the Arts, Catalog Project
1996 Individual Artist Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts
1992 Individual Artist Fellowship, New York Foundation for the Arts
1991 New York State Council on the Arts, Decentralization Grant
1989   Empire State Crafts Alliance Award
1985 Ruth Chenven Foundation Award
1984 Photographer’s Fund Award, Center for Photography in Woodstock
 
RESIDENCIES
2016  Ucross Foundation, WY
2015  I-Park, East Haddam, CT
2014  Weir Farm Art Center, Wilton, CT
2013  Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain, NY
2011  Sirius Arts Centre, Cobh, Ireland
Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain,  NY
2010  Foundación Valparaiso, Mojácar, Spain
2009  The Hessische Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany
2007  Jentel Artist in Residence Program, Banner, WY
2006  Blue Mountain Center, Blue Mountain, NY
2003  Millay Colony, Austerlitz, NY
2001  MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
2000  Saltonstall Art Colony, Ithaca, NY
1997  University of Southern Maine
1995  The Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Canada
1994  MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
1992  Lightwork, Syracuse, NY
1991  Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sweet Briar, VA
1989  Mid Atlantic States Foundation, School 33, Baltimore
1988  Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
1987  MacDowell Colony, Peterborough, NH
Visual Studies Workshop, Rochester, NY
Artpark, Lewiston, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016   Garrison Arts Center, NY
2014   Unbound, PS 209, Stone Ridge, NY 
2013    (Un)-natural Occurrences, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY  
2011    Requiem for September 11l, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY 
2009    Embarrassing Facts, CAS Gallery, Kean University, Union, NJ         
           Into the Woods, Kunstlerhause , Darmstadt, Germany   
2008    Remade Again, Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY
2007    Re-consider, St Thomas Aquinas College, Sparkill, NY
2006    Bitter Lesson, R&F Encaustic Gallery, Kingston, NY
2003    Recent Work, Ruth Muroff Kotler Gallery,  Stone Ridge, NY
2002    Assemblage and Ritual, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY
2001    Retrospective, Art Gallery, Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA
2000    Eye Witness, Center for Photography in Woodstock, NY 
1998   Transformations, Goldstrom Gallery, New York, NY 
           In Review, Lake George Arts Project, Lake George, NY          
           Tenacious Memories, Kirkland Arts Center, Hamilton, NY
1997   Alterations, Mednick Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia
           Re-visiting History, Gallerie Sans Nom, Moncton, Canada
          Altered Images, Art Gallery, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY         
          Personal History,
 Center For Visual Arts, University of Toledo 
1996   Retrospective, The Floating Gallery Centre for Photography, Winnipeg                 New Work, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City
1995   Art & the Holocaust, Bloomsburg University, Bloomsburg, PA
1994   Fifty Years of Silence, SUNY Oswego, Oswego, NY
          Retrospective, Hartwick College, Oneonta, NY
1993    Fifty Years of Silence, Memory and Loss, CEPA Gallery,Buffalo
1991    Altered Image, The Queens Museum, Bulova Center, NYC
1989    Permutations, Kleinert Arts Center, Woodstock, NY
1986    Extended Family II, Prints in Progress, Philadelphia 
1985    Extended Family I, Ulster County Council on the Arts, Kingston, NY

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
 

2017 
Conspire, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
 Pulp as Portal: Socially Engaged Hand Papermaking, Center for Book Arts, NYC 
The World After January 20, 2017, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY
(in)visible: book art and process, Arts Council of Greater Baton Rouge, LA

2016
Change Agents , Lamont Gallery, Phillips Academy, NH
Conspire, Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Text and Image, Duffy  Larson Gallery, Broward College, Davie, Fl 
2015
The Stories We Tell, Dorsky Museum of Art, SUNY New Paltz, NY
Kentler Celebrates 25, Kentler International Drawing Center, New York, NY 
Nature Inc, Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
Golden Rule, au•gust art festival, Wallkill Valley Rail Trail, Rosendale
2014
State of Emergency, Smith Galleries, Davidson College,  NC
Abstraction Unbound, PS209 Gallery, Stone Ridge, NY
Binding Desire: Unfolding Artists Books, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
Out of Print, Albany Public Library, Albany, NY
2013
Not In Our Backyard, Roos Gallery, Rosendale, NY
(un)Natural Occurrences, Central Booking, NY
Elegy, The Ganz Studio, Beacon, NY
Cut and Paste, Ulster Community College, Stone Ridge, NY
Re-cycle-Re-imagineDelaware Center for Horticulture, Wilmington
Book as Art, University of Washington Galleries, VA
2012
TONY 2012,Everson Museum, Syracuse, NY
Artists of the Mohawk Hudson Region, University Art Museum, Albany
Dear Mother Nature, Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz
Self ScapeMiddlesex Community College, Edison, NJ         
Biblio TechSan Francisco Public Library
2011
Hands, Voice, Vision, Grolier Club, New York
Celebrating 100 Years, New York Public Library
Linking Collections, Building Connections, Dorsky Museum, NewPaltz
IMPRESS(ed), Webster University, St Louis, Mo
2010
Contemporary Praxis, Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz, NY
Fit to be Bound, Everson Museum, Syracuse  
War and Peace, Kentler International Drawing Space, Brooklyn 
2009
Out of the Incubator, Islip Art Museum, Islip, NY
Cause for Art, Sande Webster Gallery, Philadelphia       
Marking Time, Hudson Opera House, Hudson, NY
2008
Re-imagining the Distaff Toolkit, Bennington Museum, Vt
New Prints 2008, International Print Center, New York, NY      
Medium is the Message, Dorsky Museum, SUNY New Paltz 
Printed Matter, Ann Street Gallery, Newburgh, NY         
Text Messages, Rye Arts Center, Rye, NY
2007
Book as Art, National Museum of Women in the Arts, DC
2006
America on the Brink, Athens Institute for Contemporary Art, Athens, GA    
I Witness, Grimshaw-Hyde Art Gallery, BCC, Fall River, MA
2005
Bound Unbound, Grossmont College, El Cajon, CA
Domestic Policy, District Fine Arts, Washington, DC
Production Not Reproduction, Sterling Library, Yale University
Resonance and Response, Wellesley College Library, MA2004  
Fleeting Moments, Museum of Contemporary Art, Ft Collins, CO
2003
Luminous Image, Creative Concepts, Beacon, NY
Frequencies, Art Gallery, Marist College, Poughkeepsie, NY
Through Our Lenses, The Nathan Cummins Foundation, NY
2002
Material Witness, Goldstein Gallery, University of Minnesota, St Paul, MN
Extraordinary Things, Indiana State University, Terre Haute
2001
Photography Regional, Albany Airport Gallery, Albany, NY
2000
Book/Ends, Albany Center Galleries, Albany, NY
Black and White, Monique Goldstrom Gallery, NYC
1999
Scrolling the Page, Tufts University, New Orleans, LA
1998
The Next Word, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY
cover to cover, Albany Institute of History and Art, Albany, NY
1997
Women of the Book, Finegold Art Gallery, West Valley, CA 
1996
A Woman’s Place, Monmouth Museum, Lincroft, NJ
1995
PhotoNominal 95,  Forman Gallery, Jamestown, NY
Between Spectacle and Silence, Photographic Resource Center, Boston
Art and the Holocaust, Klutznick National Jewish Museum, Washington, DC 
The Golden Rule
Iron
Intimations
4 x 4
 
SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Tate Library, London  
National Museum of Women in the Arts
New York Public Library
Yale University Library
Maryland Institute of Art Library
Visual Studies Workshop
Walker Arts Center Library
Albright Knox Art Gallery
Virginia Commonwealth University Library
National Holocaust Museum
Sackner Archives of Artists’ Books
Metropolitan Museum of Art Library
Museum of Modern Art Library
Rochester Institute of Technology
Massachusetts College of Art Library
Toledo Museum of Art
University of Delaware Library
Indiana University
Vassar College Library
Smith College
Swarthmore College
University of Connecticut
University of Arizona
Florida Atlantic University

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY: BOOKS & EXHIBITION CATALOGUES
Transformational Imagemaking, Robert Hirsch, Focal Press, 2014   
Authentic Visual Voices: Contemporary Paper & Encuastic, Catherine Nash, Nash/Renfrow Productions, 2013 
“The Body,” in Writing the Holocaust, Jean-Marc Dreyfus and Daniel Loangton, eds., London: Bloomsbury, 2011
Launching the Imagination, Mary Stewart, McGraw-Hill Higher Education Publishers, 2010
Stone Canoe, Number 3, published by Syracuse University, 2009
Embarrassing Facts, exhibition catalog with essay by Martin Rosenberg, 2008
Creating Art, Promoting Change, 2007-08 calendar, Hadassah-Brandeis Institute, Brandeis University, 2007
Extremities: Trauma, Testimony, and Community, Nancy Miller and Jason Tougaw, University of Illinois Press, 2002
Shaping Losses: Cultural Memory & the Holocaust, Julia Epstein & Lori Lefkowitz, University of Illinois Press, 2001
Black and White Photography, Manifest Visions, James Luciana Rockport Publishers 2000
Transformations, exhibition catalog with essay by Beth Haber, 1998
Our Grandmothers, Stewart, Tabori and Chang, Welcome Enterprises, 1998
Trespassing through shadows: memory, photography, and the Holocaust, Andrea Liss, University of Minnesota Press, 1998
A Woman’s Place, Artists reflection of their culture, The Monmouth Museum, 1996
Destruction and Survival: Art and the HolocaustOri Z. Soltes, B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum, 1995
Century of Artists’ Books, Joanna Drucker, Granary Books, 1995
50 Years of Silence: Memories and Loss, Robert Hirsch, CEPA, Fall/Winter 1993
Contact Sheet 75/76, LightWork 1992

REVIEWS & ARTICLES
Chronogram, Arts, Culture, Spirit, cover  & p 16, February 2017
Artists Respond to States of Emergency, Nick Kahler, Burnaway, March 13, 2014
On exhibit: ‘Out of Print’ at the library, Amy Griffin, timesunion.com, January 3, 2014
Art: Training a light on ‘’women’s work, Edward Sozanski, philly.com, February 19, 2012
Requiem for September 11, Artvoice, September 12, 2011
Artworks With Pages to Be Turned and Savored, Benjamin Genocchio, New York Times, March 12, 2009
Arts Overview, Abby Luby, Roll Magazine, Vol. 12, August 10 – September 10, 2008
In the Spotlight, Chronogram, July 2008
In Memory: An Examination of Tatana Kellner’s Paired Artists’ Books, Fifty Years of Silence, Norah Hardin Lind, Journal of Artists’ Books, Spring 2008
Putting a human face on the unfathomable, Paul Smart, Ulster Publishing’s alm@nac, August 31, 2006
Eye witnesses in Fall River, The Providence Journal, March 23-26, 2006
Domestic Policy, Washington City Paper, April 15, 2005Dream imagery, Ulster Publishing’s alm@nac, September 25, 2003
Flexible Images: Handmade American Photography 1969-2002, Robert Hirsch, Exposure, vol.36:1, 2003
Frequencies, Poughkeepsie Journal, Enjoy Entertainment Guide, January 31, 2003
Personal History, Richard Huntington, The Buffalo News, December 6, 2002
Public Art Installation to be Unveiled at CEPA Gallery Ceremony, Mary Summers, Buffalo Niagara Convention & Visitors News, November 12,2002
Picturing Ourselves, Connie Gaasch, Artvoice, November 28, 2002
War Memorial, Richard Huntington, The Buffalo News, September 13, 2002
Banners carry imprint of tragedy, The Buffalo News, September 10, 2002
Requiem for September 11, Robert Hirsch, Forever Young, September 14, 2002, Vol. 14 / No. 9
Harpers, August 1998, published photo
Artists’ books at Rice Gallery, Peg Churchill Wright, The Daily Gazette, 5/7, 1998
Memories of the Holocaust, Kate Jaimet, Telegraph Journal, October 20, 1997
Tatana Kellner revisite l’histoire, Acadie Nouvelle, October 17, 1997
Vernissage de “Revisiting History”; Temoin de l’Holocauste, Steve Hachey, Lefront, October 15, 1997A colorful jumble, Sarah Stack, Taconic Newspapers, May 15, 1997
Fading voices pay tribute to victims of Holocaust, Sally Vallongo, The The Toledo Blade, May 4, 1997
FLC photography show reflects Holocaust, Judith Reynolds, Fort Lewis Herald, March 20, 1997
Historic Mirages, Karen Norklun, Woodstock Times, February 6, 1997 
Defining a Woman’s Place in the World as the Very Center of Life, Vivien Raynor, The New York Times, 9. 20, 1996
Revisiting History at Floating Gallery, Matt Bellan, The Jewish Post & News, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Vol.2 No. 13, 1996
Artists’ Bookkeeping, Hank Burchard, The Washington Post, January 6, 1995
Intriguing reads, Charlie Langdon, The Durango Herald, May 11, 1995
A Provocative Photonominal, Karen Rene Merkle, Times Publishing, Feb 23, 1995
Women photographers exhibit captures life through the lens, Suan Hajec, Michigan Women’s Times, 1995
Havel in Babel, Martha McWilliams, Washington City Paper, February 3, 1995
Books Revised With Vision, Mary Mc Coy, The Washington Post, January 28, 1995
Exhibition contains images of Holocaust, Western Herald, January17, 1995 
Means of Transmission, Darkness and Light, and the Second Generation, Beth Haber, The Binnewater Tides, Fall 1994
Artists’ works speak volumes, Sunday News-Journal, Daytona Beach, Florida, April 17, 1994
A Message About Intolerance, Scott Scanlon, The Post-Standard Oswego, March 5,1994
Show explores brief history of time, CeCe Bullard, Richmond Times Dispatch, January 28, 1994














 
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