TARA GUPTA (b.1995)

 

EDUCATION

2014-2019 Rhode Island School of Design, Bachelor of Fine Arts, Open Media, Providence, RI

2017 Kalu Yala, Sustainable Community Design and Development, Rural Panama

2016 Earthships Academy, Taos, NM

2013 Rhode Island School of Design, Pre-College, Hand-drawn Animation Program, Providence, RI

2011 Oxbridge Academic Programs, Fine Art and Art History, Barcelona, Spain

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2020 (COMING SOON in Fall 2020) SOLOS, Arlington Arts Center, Arlington, VA

2020 (COMING SOON in November 2020) Mindscape, Rhizome DC, Washington DC

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020 By The People x MONOCHROME: Virtual Fine Art Fair Featuring DC Artists

2020 Resilience, A Virtual Exhibition through International Visions Gallery, a Washington D.C. based Gallery

2019 “Open Media” Group Pop-up in shipping containers at Market Square, Providence, RI

2019 “Open Media + Glass” Group Exhibition, Woods Gerry Gallery, RISD, Providence, RI

2018 “Open Media” Installation, Cloud Studio, RISD, Providence RI

2017 “JCBS Art Auction” Private Exhibition & Auction, Residence in Georgetown, Washington DC

2016 “Tiny Art” Group Exhibition, Unexpected Art Gallery, Baltimore, MD

 

SCREENINGS

2020 LUCY, One Earth Film Festival Launch Party

2018 Screening + Q&A with contestants of 100 Days to 0 Waste, PVD Green Drinks, Social Enterprise 

Greenhouse, Providence, RI

2018 Screening of 100 Days to 0 Waste, Cloud Studio, Rhode Island School of Design

 

FELLOWSHIPS

2017 Estadio Ventures Media+Innovation Fellowship, El Salvador

2016 Textron Charitable Trust Summer Fellowship for work with Farm Fresh RI, Providence, RI

2015-2016 LACE Fellowship with RISD & Southside Community Land Trust, Providence, RI

 

AWARDS

2020 LUCY, Winner of Sally Stovall Planet Warrior Prize, Young Filmmakers Contest, One Earth Film Festival, Chicago, IL

2016 Textron Charitable Trust Summer Fellowship

2013 Finalist for Editorial Cartoon of the Year, National Scholastic Press Association Pacemaker Awards Competition

 

PRESS

2020 RISD XYZ Magazine, Tara Gupta wins Sally Stovall Planet Warrior Prize for Creativity

2020 RISD Alumni News, Tara Gupta wins Sally Stovall Planet Warrior Prize for Creativity

https://alumni.risd.edu/news-events/gupta-tara

2019 NBC10 Story on Anamakos, a Zero Waste House 

https://turnto10.com/i-team/consumer-advocate/cutting-the-clutter-inside-a-zero-waste-house

2018 RISD Feature of Youtube Series 100 Days to 0 Waste 

https://www.risd.edu/news/stories/taking-environmental-action/

2018 Blog Feature of Youtube Series 100 Days to 0 Waste 

https://www.ouroffgridlife.com/home/2018/5/23/100-days-to-0-waste

2018 Mention of 100 Days to 0 Waste, Motif 

http://motifri.com/six-good-things-six-good-strings/

2016 Textron Charitable Trust Summer Fellowship 

https://www.risd.edu/news/stories/fresh-vision-for-local-farming/

2014 Interview with The Catalyst, Blog, on Painting and Creative Process 

https://straubreyh.wordpress.com/2014/01/27/tara-gupta-aotm/

2013 National Scholastic Pacemaker Award Finalist Press 

https://fairfaxnews.com/2013/10/fcps-student-journalists-named-finalists-national-competition/

 

NOTABLE COMMISSIONS

2017 Commissioned for Series of Drawings for Harvard University Social Sciences Thesis: Hierarchies in Indigeneity in Ecuador

2016 “Are We Really So Different?”, Children’s Book, Written & Illustrated by Tara Gupta for 

JC Bilingual School, http://www.jcbschool.org/

2015 Animation of Audio Clip from Yasir Qadhi for “Muslim in America” Project for Huffington Post

http://projects.huffingtonpost.com/muslim-in-america#video-0

© 2020 by Tara Gupta.