MA Painting Royal College of Art, London, UK (2018). Dissertation "One Culture", with Distinction.
BFA Painting / Art History, Theory & Criticism Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland (2012). Summa cum laude.
Barbican Arts Trust, London, UK (solo, upcoming September)
Maverick Projects, London, UK, The Dark Hour Collective (upcoming April-May)
Raum Z13, Essen, Germany, Eternal Return (solo, upcoming March-April)
The Muse Gallery, London, UK, Residency 2019 Winter Show
Barbican Arts Trust, London, UK, ArtWorks Open 2018
Ashley Middleton Projects, London, UK, The Salamander Devours Its Tail Twice
Subject Matter/The Hospital Club, London, UK, We See You, We Hear You
Sail Britain/St. Katherine’s Dock, London, UK, Sailing on a Plastic Ocean
The Muse Gallery, London, UK, Summer Show
Royal College of Art, London, UK, Show 2018
Lumen Studios/Ugly Duck, London, UK, Cosmic Perspectives
Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London, UK, Thumbnails
Royal College of Art, London, UK, WIP
Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany, In the shadow of the sun
Holtzman and Center for the Arts Galleries, Towson University, Towson, MD, Mission Universe
Hiestand Galleries, Miami University, Oxford, OH, William & Dorothy Yeck Award
VisArts Center, Rockville, MD, Gen-Y 2.0
Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD, Road to Rio
Rebecca Hossack Gallery, London, UK, Art Gemini Prize Finalists' Exhibition
Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA, Red Biennial
VisArts Center, Rockville, MD, Mixtopias
Ahearn, Mary. “Gender is not a Genre: ‘We See You, We Hear You’ Exhibition Review.” Medium. 12 October 2018.
Wixforth, Janine. “Introducing Yambe Tam”. Artpiq. 26 October 2018.
"Biophilia III: Elements", Furnishing Knowledge, Vol. 2, Autumn/Winter 2017/18. pp. 32-27.
“Art at the Indianapolis International Airport”. Arts Council of Indianapolis. September 2015.
Crest, Russ. "Yambe Tam's Graphic Paintings Addressing Asian-American Identity Politics." Beautiful/Decay Magazine. June 17, 2014.
Jenkins, Mark. "Iconic Gordon Parks photos show shades of gray in American race relations." The Washington Post. May 2, 2013.
Tam, Yambe, “Motionless Cloud over Urumqi”. 2013. The Washington Post. April 12, 2013. Section EZ, p. 18. Print.
McCauley, Mary Carole. "Making an Impression." The Baltimore Sun, 20 Oct, 2011. Arts & Entertainment cover.
Smith, Tim. "Looking Inward." The Baltimore Sun, 16 June, 2011. Cover.
Tam, Yambe, “The Lady Who Was A Beggar”, 2010. City Paper. Baltimore: City Paper, March 16, 2011. Cover. Print.
Residencies & Collaborations
The Muse Gallery, London UK
The Playground, Rambert, London UK
The Coastline Project, Sail Britain, Isle of Skye, Scotland UK
Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany
Can Serrat, Barcelona, Spain
New York Studio Residency Program, New York
Awards & Honours
Developing Your Creative Practice Grant, Arts Council England
First Place, Barbican Arts Group Trust Artworks Open, London
Artist Residency Grant, Can Serrat, Barcelona, Spain
Finalist and Third Place, William & Dorothy Yeck Award, Miami University, Oxford, OH
Public Commission, Indianapolis International Airport, Indianapolis, IN
Longlisted, Aesthetica Art Prize
Finalist, Art Gemini Prize 2014 (also 2013)
Second Prize, Red Biennial, Cambridge Art Association, Cambridge, MA
Print, Drawing & Photograph Society Scholarship, Baltimore Museum of Art
Painting Departmental Award, MICA
Francis Burns Harvey Merit Scholarship, MICA
Academic Honors Scholarship, MICA
National Art Honor Society (NAHS) Scholarship, MICA
Trustee Scholarship, MICA