contact: tessabolsover@gmail.com


Tessa Bolsover is a multidisciplinary artist based in Portland, Oregon. Her work employs text, photography, and site-specific installations to explore issues of temporality and the divide between interiority and exteriority. In 2017 she was the head curator of OV Project Space, an alternative art space located in Portland, Oregon. 


Exhibitions & Performances

"Plum" Solo show at Variform Gallery. Portland, Oregon. November 2017. 
"Apperceptive Moment" Collaborative performance with Samson Stilwell for the Time Based Art Festival, Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon. September 2017. 
"Things I've Found" Group show at UNA Gallery. Portland, Oregon. March 2017. 
"soon our bodies will be other buildings" Solo installation for the Vignettes 'Marquee' series. Seattle, Washington. February 2017.
"Nasty Women" Group show at Killjoy Collective, Portland, Oregon. February 2017.
"Lapse" Solo show at Pushdot Studio. Portland, Oregon. December - January 2016-17.
"Subterrain" Group show at OV Gallery. Portland, Oregon. October 2016.
"Untitled (Blue)" Solo show at Stumptown Coffee. Portland, Oregon. July 2016. 
"Sliver" Solo exhibition for The Blush Room. Online gallery. June 2016. 
"Saturation Festival" Group show. Riverside, California. June 2015. 
"Johnston Multimedia Exhibition" Group show at the University of Redlands. Redlands, California. April 2015. "Erasmus Student Exhibition" Group show at Chelsea College of the Arts, London, UK. December 2014.
"Visual Literacy" Group show at the University of Redlands. Redlands, California. April 2014. 

Selected Features and Publications 

The Editorial Magazine, Paper Journal, WAX Magazine, Latent Image, Phases Magazine, Super Massive Black Hole, Eve Without Adam, Dreck Magazine, Ballad Of... Magazine, Mossless Magazine, CUS Photo, Forklift Ohio, Debris Magazine, Dream Fever Magazine, Dry Magazine, Violet Rising, La Maison Wertn

Education

BA Creative Writing and Art, Johnston Center For Integrative Studies, University of Redlands. 2015.


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