Tama Hochbaum   728 Gimghoul Road  Chapel Hill, North Carolina  27514                               

      (919) 265-4513

      e-mail: tamahochbaum19@gmail.com





1979-1981       Queens College Graduate School of Art, CUNY, Flushing, NY, 

        MFA in Painting


1971-1975       Brandeis University, Waltham MA, BA with Honors in Fine Arts





Sep 2018       Finalist, Critical Mass/Photolucida International Photography Award

Sep 2015       Finalist, Critical Mass/Photolucida International Photography Award

Apr 2015       Juror’s Choice, Kathleen Clark, juror, Regarding Beauty, Center for Fine Art Photography, CO

Feb 2014       2nd Place, B E R S E R K, Chris Vitiello, juror, Visual Art Exchange, Raleigh, NC

Jun 2008             Finalist, North Carolina Arts Council Award

Feb 2006       Juror's Choice Award, The Women's Center Juried Exhibition, Chapel Hill, NC

1975-1976       Thomas J. Watson Foundation Fellowship for study in Paris at Atelier 17





Oct  ’08 ‘18       Represented by George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, Los Angeles, CA

Mar ‘05 – ‘10       Represented by GalleryKayafas, Boston MA

Oct ‘02 – ‘09       Represented by Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, NC

Nov ’97– ‘10       Craven-Allen Gallery, Durham, NC





Apr 2015       SILVER SCREEN published by Daylight Books

Apr 2015       New York City launch of SILVER SCREEN 

May 2015       Los Angeles launch of SILVER SCREEN





Feb 2019       Photo LA, solo booth, through George Lawson Gallery

Feb 2014       Photo LA, through George Lawson Gallery

Dec 2014       Miami/Basel, George Lawson Gallery

Dec 2012       Miami/Basel, George Lawson Gallery






Jun 2021 Created Installation Video of “Marking/Time”, Mixed Media work by Susan Finer and Rachele Riley; 

Music by Allen Anderson



Mar 2021 Created Installation Video of “Now, Where Were We?”, Paintings by Jon Rollins; 

Music by Allen Anderson



Jan 2021 Created Installation Video of “Tertiary Measurements”, installation work of Mark Allen Soderstrom

Music by Allen Anderson



Oct 2019 Celluloids and Light Voids; Block Gallery, Raleigh

Jun 2018 Over/Time; Imaging Landscape, CAM (Contemporary Art Museum) Raleigh, Raleigh, NC

Spr 2018-19 Installation of 8 large pieces, including two large landscapes, 3 Bi squares, 2 Silver Screen: Dancers grids and 2 large Nicholas Brothers grids at Womble Bond Dickinson, Raleigh, NC

Sep 2017 From the Bi Series, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Spr 2017 Installation of 5 large pieces - lintels, crosses and bi series, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Feb 2017 Time Passing: SILVER SCREEN and Legacy, Guilford College

Feb 2016 Silver Screen, Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Oct 2015 Installation at University Place of 6 mural-size composites of SILVER SCREEN images, for the                   opening of Silver Spot Cinema

Feb 2015 SILVER SCREEN: Dancers; George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco

July 2014 “SILVER SCREEN” Daylight Digital Project Space

Mar 2013 “re:turn radius” performance and screening of “Graffito” at The Water of Life event; FedEx                     Global Education Center, UNC Chapel Hill

Feb 2012 “It Takes a Train”, George Lawson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Feb 2011 Moving Pictures,  George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco

Nov 2010 “Night Rides and Other Moving Pictures” Cary Town Hall, Cary, NC

May 2010 "Y A R D", Craven Allen Gallery

Mar 2010 "Down the Rabbit Hole", Gallery Room 100, Golden Belt Studios, Durham, NC

Feb 2010 "Graffito" Digital performance piece with composer Allen Anderson, Memorial Hall, UNC





Jan 2021 - Gallery Oneoneone, Main Gallery

Jun 2021 https://www.oneoneone.gallery

Fall 2020 Gallery Oneoneone; Lobby Gallery; DCI Occidens


Fall 2020 “Out of Darkness”, Block Gallery Exhibition by Raleigh Arts


Jan 2021  https://indyweek.com/events/out-of-darkness-block-gallery/

Fall 2020 The Fence


Feb 2020 “Into the Immense Design of Things”; George Lawson Gallery, Mill Valley, CA

Dec 2019 Performance of “Crankie” Show; Horse & Buggy Press, Durham, NC

Oct 2019 Performance of “Crankie” Show; PS 118 Gallery, Durham, NC 

Sep 2019 “Multiverse”; George Lawson Gallery

Jun 2019 Installation of 3 Bi Squares at Credit Suisse, Research Triangle Park

Jan-Feb 2019 TRIBE, Center for Photographic Art, Carmel California

Jan - May 2018 TRIBE, Lacock Abbey, Fox Talbot Museum, Wiltshire, England

Mar 2017 Screening of “Graffito”, multimedia piece for Sonolumen

Dec 2015 LIGHT:Art + Design, METAL V

Dec 2015 ‘Actual Size’; Exhibition of Contact Prints, Cassilhaus; Durham, NC

Nov. 7, 2015 The Ephemerals; Chapel Hill

Oct 2015 THE SCANNERS, The Carrack Modern Art, Durham, NC

Oct 2015 ‘Private Portals’ Exhibition at Kontek; collection of Frank Konhaus and Ellen Cassilly

Oct 2015 Neo-Pre-Post-Contra-Para-Anti-Hyper-Pro-Trans-Ultra-Photography, Durham, NC

May 2015 LIGHT: Art + Design, Women in Photography 

Sep 2011 George Lawson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Grand Opening Exhibition





May 2021 Asked to join organizing committee for the BEAS at CAM Raleigh, 

https://camraleigh.org/the-betty-eichenberger-adams-society-2/ to create a collaborative work of  art around the theme of “What have I lost; what have I gained” in this pandemic year.

Feb 2021 Presentation of “OVER/TIME”, a talk about the arc of my artistic career, to Aline Smithson’s 

online photography seminar

Feb 2021 Presentation of “OVER/TIME”, a talk about my own work and the work I do with Professor Mimi  Solomon’s group of young musicians, MYCO, to her Pleyel class at UNC Chapel Hill

Oct 2020 Presentation of “Over/Time: Imaging Home”, a talk about my work included in the 

2020 Fence Exhibition


(I begin at around 19:00)



Sep 2019 Presentation of “Over/Time: Imaging Landscape”, a talk about my work at The Gregg Museum, 

NC State University, Raleigh NC

Spr 2016-19 Presentation of “My Camera Is Just a Tool”, a talk about my work over the last 40+ years to 

Professor Mimi Solomon’s Pleyel Class, UNC Chapel Hill

Nov 2016-19 Presentation of “Over/Time: Imaging Landscape”, a talk about my work over the last 40+ years to 

Leah Sobsey’s Advanced Photography students at UNC Greensboro

Nov 2018 Juror for Leah Sobsey’s Advanced Photography students’ work for their Society for Photographic  

Education (SPE) portfolios

Mar 2017 Presentation of  “Time Passing”, to the public, and to Darkroom and Artistry in Film students 

Guilford College, Greensboro, NC

Apr 2017 Presentation of “My Camera Is Just a Tool” to Mimi Solomon’s Pleyel class, UNC Chapel Hill

Oct 2016 Co-led, with Jeff Bell, a tour of Dress Up, Speak Up: Costume and Confrontation, the exhibition at  21C Museum/Hotel, Durham, NC

Nov 2015 Juror for the UNC Undergraduate Art Awards

Oct 2015 Spoke about my work to Jina Valentine’s UNC Art Department class at my University Place 


Sep 2015 Spoke about my work to Amy White’s UNC Art Department class at my home/studio 

Nov 2013 Evgenia Arbugaeva Response Invitational at The Carrack, Durham 





Jan 2010- Co-Chair of Horace Williams House Art Program, Preservation Chapel Hill 

2008 -  Fine Art Printer 

1996 - Fine Art Photographer 

1981 - Graphic Designer - Established HighTree Design 















Kenneth Baker’s review of my show at George Lawson Gallery in February, 2015



Tama Hochbaum: Road Grids, Composite Trees; introduction by George Lawson, essay by Amy White













The Herald Sun, May 8, 2009, "A Visual Banquet at Durham Art Guild" by Blue Greenberg

Visual Culture Visits: http://viscultvis.blogspot.com/2008/10/openings-sf-october-2-2008.html

Tama Hochbaum: Composite Trees; introduction by George Lawson, essay by Amy White

Manifest Creative Research Gallery, Trick of the Light, by Denis Kiel

The Independent, week of July 18, 2007, "Tama Hochbaum's World and Welcome To It: Views from Home",

   review by Amy White


The Boston Phoenix, December 23, 2005, "10 Best of the Rest", Jeffrey Gantz

The Boston Phoenix, March 11, 2005, "Understated Dramas"

The Chapel Hill News, Sunday, November 7, 2004, Deborah Meyers

The Chapel Hill News, May 26, 2000; "Artist's Sanctuary", Nancy Oates





Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut




Credit Suisse, Research Triangle Park, NC, 3 pieces in June of 2019

Credit Suisse, Research Triangle Park, NC, 1 piece in December of 2020





Chieko Murasugi, Chapel Hill, NC

Stacy Bloom-Rexrode, Durham, NC

Susan Hochbaum, Rhinebeck NY

Eric Gaard, Raleigh, NC

Frank Konhaus, Ellen Cassilly, Durham

Lori Vrba, Chapel Hill, NC

Laura and David Frankstone, Chapel Hill, NC

Elaine Carpenter, San Francisco, CA

William and Victoria Goodman, San Francisco, CA

Ross Dryer, Larkspur, CA

Catherine Anderson, Berkeley, California

Susan Landau, Los Angeles, California

Susan and Armando Lopez, Cerritos, CA