Tanya Aguiñiga

Born 1978, San Diego
Lives and works in Los Angeles

2005      Rhode Island School of Design, MFA
2003      San Diego State University, BA

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015       Mothering the Form, Volume Gallery, Chicago
2014       Fiber Elements, Reform Gallery, Los Angeles
               Sea Change, Laguna Art Museum
2013       The Driftless Zone, Volume Gallery, Chicago
2011       Crossing the Line, Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles
2008      wrapped welded woven, Reform Gallery, Los Angeles
2003      Interior Active, San Diego State Everett Gee Jackson Gallery
2002      Sola Show, the Farm, San Diego

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016       Sight Unseen Site Specific: L.A., Austere, Los Angeles
               FiberLicous, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles
               California Handmade: State of the Art, Maloof Foundation, Los Angeles
2015       A Long Engagement: Wendy Maruyama and Her Students, University Gallery, San Diego State University
               Gentle Abstractions, Loomis Gallery, Mansfield University, PA
               Bananas, Gallery Diet, Miami
               Creative Cultivation, dublab’s 2015 Fundraiser Salon, JF Chen, Los Angeles
               Five to Life: A Very Serious Reenactment, Volume Gallery, Chicago
               Loving After Lifetimes of All This, Kansas City
2014       Future Tropes, Design Miami, Volume Gallery, Miami
               superPac, presented by Design Milk, West Edge Design Fair, Santa Monica
               IN/SITU, Volume Gallery, Chicago
               The Art of Geometry, collaboration with Mashup Contemporary Dance Company, New York and Los Angeles
               LA x Milano at Blanco Milano, Salone del Mobile, Milan
               Home Away, Pasadena Armory Center For the Arts
2013       SUR Biennial, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, CA
               Re-Store LA, Hammer Museum Pop-Up, Los Angeles
               Shag Curves, Kasthall Booth: International Contemporary Furniture Fair, New York
               East, Meet West, Design Milk, Bobby Berk Home, New York
               Felt Suit, University of Wisconsin-Madison
               Call of the Wild, LA Mart, Los Angeles
2012       All Good Things Become Wild and Free, Carthage College, WI
               Salon #9, Works 270-300, Marine Contemporary, Los Angeles
               Les Femmes, Los Angeles Architecture and Design Museum
               Shared Thread, California African American Museum, Los Angeles
               Hotel California, Standard Hotel for ICFF, New York
               SCALE: Presented by Architizer, Dwell and Cool Hunting, Standard Hotel for ICFF, New York
               Entwined Affairs, Den Contemporary, Los Angeles
               Fresh Start, Barkar Hangar Santa Monica, CA
2011       NAFTA Artists, San Diego Art Fair
               Come In!, Los Angeles Architecture and Design Museum
               Textiles Tieton: Gimme Shelter, Mighty Tieton, Tieton, WA
               Inaugural NOHO Design District with Sight Unseen, Great Jones Lumber, New York
               La Plaza de Cultura y Artes, Inaugural Gala Festivities Design, Los Angeles
               Source LA, LA Mart Design Center
               Xanadu, Specific Merchandise, Los Angeles
               California Design Biennial, Pasadena Museum of CA Design
2010       Lineas: New Modes of Contemporary Urbanism: Recent Work by Tanya Aguiñiga and Teddy Cruz, MACLA, San Jose
               FourSite: 4 Materials | 4 Artists | 4 Sites, San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design
               Studio Furniture: The Next Generation, Minneapolis College of Art and Design Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison and                Herron School of Art and Design, Indianapolis
               Fresh Start, Santa Monica Art Studios
               Tanya Aguiniga: Pop Up Shop!, Mor York, Los Angeles
               Natural Selections, 5th Floor Gallery, Los Angeles
2009      Latin American Design Exhibition, Design Miami
               Green Furniture Design, Chipstone Foundation, Milwaukee
               Furniture City, Goodwood Design Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI
               Expanded Studio: Product, International Gallery of Contemporary Art, Anchorage
               ICFF Group Show, Furniture Society Booth, New York
               Tanya Aguiniga: The Alaska Works II, Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK
               Fresh Start, Santa Monica Art Studios
               Inspired, Tinlark Gallery, Los Angeles
2008      Hairstylists Make Furniture, Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington
               Estacion Tijuana
               Design Miami, Art Basel
               Texture Forest, New Children’s Museum, San Diego
               The Seat, Seoul
               Lineation, Tinlark Gallery. Los Angeles
               Searchlight Artists, American Craft Council in Baltimore
2007      Design Miami, Design Performances, Miami
               Subjects and Thrones, Adapta Project, San Diego
               Tanya Aguiniga: The Alaska Works, Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK
               Fine Arts Faculty Show, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
               Women in Design, Design Within Reach, Newport Beach, CA
2006      Local Forms that Function, Design Within Reach, San Diego
               Strange New World: Art and Design from Tijuana, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego
               Faculty Selects, Furniture Society Conference, Herron School of Art, Indianapolis
               Input/Output : Experimental Design form the Rhode Island School of Design, International Contemporary Furniture Fair                Exhibition, New York
2005      The Maruyama School, SDSU Alumni and Student Show, San Diego State University
               Annual Graduate Student Exhibition, RISD Museum, Providence
               5IVE, RISD Furniture Design MFA Thesis Show, Providence
               Selected MFA Works, Sol Koffler Graduate Student Gallery, RISD, Providence
               Living Spaces, curated ICFF exhibition, Brooklyn
               Joined and Woven, Providence Art Club
               Design Within Reach, Providence
               Emerging Perspectives, Meredith Gallery, Baltimore
2004      Providence Fine Furnishings Show
               Woods Gerry Gallery, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence
               Milan Furniture Fair, RISD Traces clothing design, Salon Satellite
2003      California Gift Show, Los Angeles
2002      Art Defends: Border Realities XIII, Southwestern College, San Diego
               Farm, San Diego
               Aria, San Diego
               Body per Mile, Otay, US/Mexico Border
2001       Dia del Migrante Art, Otay, US/Mexico Border
               Mesa College Student Show, Furniture Department, San Diego
2000      Death Toll, Senate Building Mexico City; Federal Cultural Center, Tijuana; National Council de la Raza, San Diego; Federal                Courthouse, San Diego and National MECHA Conference, San Diego
               Alto a Guardian, Tijuana Cultural Center, CECUT
               Two Schools of Thought, Devon Gallery, La Jolla, CA
               City College, San Diego
               Modest Behavior, BLK MKT, San Diego
               Six Artists, UNUN, San Diego
               Women's History, Southwestern College, San Diego
               National Community Colleges Art Competition, San Diego Community College District
1999       City College, San Diego
               Mesa College, San Diego
               Mural for Cross Project, Tijuana
               Southwestern College, San Diego

Selected Collections and Institutions

Los Angeles County Museum of Art