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Born 1981, La Crosse, WI USA

Lives and works in Northampton, MA

 

EDUCATION

2011                 MFA     Studio Art, Tufts University & School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2005                 BFA      Studio Art, Viterbo University, La Crosse, WI

2005                 BA       Art Education, Viterbo University, LA Crosse, WI

 

EXHIBITION HISTORY

 

2019     Memory Palace, JDAC Gallery, Hastings College, Hastings, NE

             Lot Lines, with Greta Svalberg, Looky Here, Greenfield, MA

2018     Fay Chandler Emerging Art Exhibition, Scollay Square Gallery at Boston City Hall, Boston, MA

2016     Obstacle Course, Newton Art Center, Newton, MA

2015     Reliquary: An Exhibition of Performance and its Remains, Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA

2013     Slowness, Howard Art Project, Boston, MA

             Old Work/New Work, Solo Exhibition, Happy Collaborationists, Chicago, IL

             Salon, Solo Exhibition, McGladrey Gallery, Bentley University, Waltham, MA

             8 Hour Projects, Bowman~Penelec~Megahan Art Galleries at Allegheny College, Meadville, PA

2012     Spin the Bottle, Howard Art Project, Boston, MA

             Bookstore, Drift Station, Lincoln, NE 

2011     Time, Body, Space, Objects, Proof Gallery, Boston, MA

             Whistling Past the Freedom Trail, William Morris Hunt Library, Boston, MA

             MFA Thesis Exhibition, Lufthansa Studios, Boston, MA

2010     Infr’action: Sete, Open Space, Sete, France

             Boston Young Contemporaries, 808 Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA

             We’ll Take You Seriously Someday, Mobius, Boston, MA 

             Carry Out, Meme Gallery, Cambridge, MA

             Texas National, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX

2009     The Mind is a Beautiful Beast, OKW Gallery, Boston, MA

2008     Those Who Came Before, 57 Delle, Boston, MA

 

 

HONORS, GRANTS, AND RESIDENCIES

 

2012     Residency, ACRE, Steuben, WI

             Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship, SMFA, Boston, MA

2011     Post-Graduate Teaching Fellowship, SMFA, Boston, MA

             President’s Research Award, SMFA, Boston, MA

2010     Residency, The Homestead AK, Sunshine, AK

             Montague International Travel Grant, SMFA, Boston, MA 

             Studio Assistant Scholarship, Penland School of Crafts, Penland, NC

             Graduate Teaching Fellowship, SMFA, Boston, MA

2009     Springborn Fellowship, SMFA, Boston, MA

INVITED TALKS

2012     Artist's Collectives and Artistic Collectivism, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2011     Alternative Spaces, Unpanel: Cultural Council of Lowell, Lowell, MA

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2016     McQuaid, Cate. “There's No 'I' in 'Team,' but What about in 'Art?'.” Boston Globe, 9 Nov. 2016.

2013     Bassett, Dana. “Performance On Masculinity Not Particularly Manly.” Bad at Sports. N.p., 04 Mar. 2013. Web.

2012     "Studio Sessions: Garett Yahn." Interview by Matt Kuhlman. Audio blog post.Big Red & Shiny. N.p., 06 Nov. 2012. Web.

             "Garett Yahn."  Miranda, Lynnette. Web log post. Make-Space. N.p., 28 Sept. 2012. Web.

2011     "Familiar Skill as Art." Interview by Jordan Tynes. Going Towards Radio. Boston, MA, 2 Sept. 2011. Radio.    

             "Garett Yahn." Interview by Andrea Evans. Web log post. Temporary Land Bridge. N.p., 11 June 2011. Web.           

             Harding, Chris. "Artist Collective Sets Up Shop in Fields Corner." Dorchester Reporter. 06 Jan. 2011. Print.

2010     Greg, Cook. "New Directions." Boston Phoenix 14 July 2010: 28-29. Print.

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

 

2013-18           Lecturer, School of Art and Art History, Tufts University, Medford, MA

2013-18           Lecturer, College of Design, Wentworth Institute of Technology, Boston, MA

2010-12           Teaching Fellow, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

 

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

Tufts University

 

Printmaking Without a Press (2013-18)

Artists’ Books and Publications (2013-18)

 

Wentworth Institute of Technology

 

Design Perspectives: Topics in History (2015-18)

Design History (2016-17)

Drawing I (2013-17)

3D Design (2015)

Color & Composition (2014)

 

School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

 

Pre-College Summer Studio: 3D & Installation (2012-18)

Advanced Sculpture Critique (2012)

CORE Seminar (2011-12)

MIT Contemporary Visual Art Workshop (2011, 2014)

Contemporary Performance Art Theory, Teaching Assistant (2011)

Intermediate Sculpture (2010-11)

Down, Dirty, and Dimensional (Beginning Sculpture) (2010)

Beginning Lithography, Teaching Assistant (2008,10)