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About the Artist

Asia Tail (Tacoma) received her B.F.A. at the Cooper Union School of Art in New York. Her practice focuses on oil painting but also includes collage, digital media, sculpture, and installation.  Asia also works as an arts facilitator and administrator with a focus on local urban Native American communities. Through her work at Tacoma Art Museum she created the Contemporary Native Voices interview project and co-organized the 6th annual Northwest Native Festival. Asia is an enrolled citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.

Asia received 2015 GAP funding to help with transition costs of moving into a new studio in Spaceworks Tacoma’s 1120 Creative House. Funding will also support her continued exploration into the ideas, development, completion, and presentation of a new body of work as well as development of other projects including a coloring book for local Native youth.



Information included above was provided by artist at the time of application.