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





Nov. 2021      Bank Headquarters through Hodges Taylor Contemporary Gallery, Charlotte, NC
                      Two 60” X 60” composites on aluminum; one 48” x 48” composite on aluminum for a new Bank 

Oct. 2015      6 mural-sized compositions commissioned for University Place in Chapel Hill, from images from SILVER
                    SCREEN, monograph published by Daylight Books      





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





Oct 2023      "As If A Mirror"; Solo exhibition of self-portraits at the Horace Williams House, Chapel Hill, NC      

Apr 2022      Performance of Hildegard Von Bingen’s Ordo Virtutum at CAM (Contemporary Art Museum) Raleigh with 90+
                     videos that I created

Aug 2020      Greenbridge/Gallery Oneoneone, Chapel Hill, NC

Oct 2019      Celluloids and Light Voids; Block Gallery, Raleigh

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

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, Chapel Hill

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





Sep 2023      Work chosen for the North Carolina Artists Exhibition at CAM Raleigh; Valerie Hillings, juror, Director, NCMA
                    Paul Baker, juror, Director CAM Raleigh 

Nov 2020      “Out of Darkness”; Block Gallery, Raleigh, NC

Oct 2020      The Fence, Durham, NC

Feb 2020      “Into the Immense Design of Things”; George Lawson Gallery

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

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

Nov 2009      Winter Show, Greenhill Center, Greensboro, NC 

Sep 2009      Gallery Artists of George Lawson Gallery, Shasta College, Redding, CA

Jun 2009      "Bed", Umbrella Arts, New York, New York, Harvey Stein, Juror

Jun 2008      "New and Improved", Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, L.A., CA

Apr 2008      "Top 40", Los Angeles Center for Digital Art, L.A., CA

Apr 2008      "Heroes", Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC, elin o'Hara slavick, curator - created first multi-media work





Feb 2021        Spoke to Aline Smithson’s on line class about my work, with a focus on Landscape

Apr 2016-22   Presentation of “My Camera Is Just a Tool”, and “OVER/TIME”, talks 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

Apr 2020        Asked to give presentation of my work at FRANK Gallery, Chapel Hill

Feb 2020        Presentation of “Over/Time: Imaging Landscape” with Hanns Zischler for a group of
                       art/music/German academics 

Mar 2020        Asked to participate in roundtable discussion on Music and Time at UNC Chapel Hill with
                       Nicholas DiEugenio, Lee Weisert and Gabriel Stephen

Nov 2019        Spoke about “A Certain Uncertainty; Selections from the Cassilhaus Collection” to UNC Chapel Hill
                       Photography class 

Nov 2019        Juror for Leah Sobsey’s Advanced Photography students’ work for their Society for Photographic
                        Education (SPE) portfolios

Oct 2019         Spoke about “A Certain Uncertainty; Selections from the Cassilhaus Collection” to Duke Center for
                        Documentary Studies class

Oct 2019         Curated “A Certain Uncertainty; Selections from the Cassilhaus Collection” at the
                        Horace Williams House

Sep 2019         Presentation of “Over/Time: Imaging Landscape”, a talk about my work at The Gregg Museum,
                        NC State University, Raleigh NC; at the request of Roger Manley, Director

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

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-
present.       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





Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

The William Benton Museum of Art, University of Connecticut

Credit Suisse

Financial Headquarters, Charlotte, NC





David Reeve, Chapel Hill, NC

Margaret Rich, Chapel Hill, NC

David and Kathy Martin, Chapel Hill, NC

Chris and Jane Heaton, Chapel Hill, NC

George Lawson, Staatsburgh, NY

Diego Cortez, New Orleans/Saxapahaw 

Joel Herm, Susan Hochbaum, Rhinebeck, NY

Frank Konhaus, Ellen Cassilly, Durham

Lori Vrba, Chapel Hill, NC

Stacy Bloom Rexrode, Chapel Hill, NC

Chieko Murasugi, 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

Susan Landau, Los Angeles, California

Susan and Armando Lopez, Cerritos, CA