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Artist Vivian Tanga


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Biography


I am a representational artist based in Baltimore, Maryland. My work encompasses portrait, still life, and figure. 
 
I graduated from Columbia University in 2016 with a degree in Russian Language. Foreign language and Slavic studies were enormous sources of interest for me, but ultimately I decided to pursue my dream of becoming a realist painter and enrolled at the Schuler School of Fine Art in Baltimore. I graduated after four years of intensive studio practice in May 2020. 
 
My key drive when painting is to create work that feels alive. Through a dedication to masterful draftsmanship and knowledge of form and light, I seek to add my unique perspective to the tradition of representational art. 
 
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Education

Schuler School of Fine Art
Certificate in Studio Art - May 2020
 
Grand Central Atelier
Painting Boot Camp - Summer 2019
Drawing Boot Camp - Summer 2018
 
Columbia University 
BA in Russian Language - May 2016
 
Scholarships and Awards
 
National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum
The John F. and Anna Lee Stacey Scholarship - April 2020
 
The Portrait Society of America
Art of the Portrait Conference Scholarship Award - Spring 2019 & 2020
 
The Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, D.C.
Merit Scholarship - May 2019
 
Grand Central Atelier
Summer Painting Scholarship - March 2019
 
The Miniature Painters, Sculptors & Gravers Society of Washington, D.C.
Diane L. Templar Memorial Award - November 2018
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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