Tamsen Wojtanowski is an artist living and working in Philadelphia, PA. In her studio practice she explores the materiality of the photographic medium.The resulting work oscillates between the representational and the abstract.
Tamsen’s work has been included in recent exhibitions at Artist-Run, The Satellite Show in Miami, FL; COOP Gallery in Nashville, TN; Soil Gallery in Seattle, WA, Lux.Eros, Los Angeles, CA; and The Black Box Gallery, Portland, OR. Her work was chosen for Fotofilmic’s 2018 Traveling Exhibition, juried by Roger Ballen, Larry Fink, and Raymond Meeks. She is the recent recipient of a Fleisher Wind Challenge Award, and has been granted an upcoming solo exhibition.. She was added to this year’s Lucie Foundation, Lucie Scholarship Program’s Photo Made Shortlist, and was recently featured in an article at AINT BAD. Started in 2011, Tamsen is a founding member of the artist-run exhibition space NAPOLEON, in Philadelphia, PA. Where she is an instructor in photography at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, and Arcadia University.
She believes in art and its ability to open an individual's world up to new experiences and conclusions.
Her inspirations include found objects, lucid dreams, literature, and giant squids.