More than 100 new works of Asian American art acquired by Stanford’s Cantor Arts Center
Datebook - San Francisco Chronicle
Letha Ch'ien


Lecture at SVA, Presented by MFA Fine Arts
133/141 West 21st Street, New York, NY
Dec 12, 3 - 5 PM

Standing in Soft Formations
Tufts University Art Galleries
Jan 24 - April 21, 2024

For Freedoms in collaboration with Silkroad 
Billboard Campaign
Through Nov 27, 2023

Seminal: Masculinity in Contemporary Art
Cristin Tierney Gallery
Oct 13 - Nov 18, 2023

Cowboy
MCA Denver
Sept 29 - Feb 18, 2024


ALL ARTS Artist in Residence
2023 - 2024

Out West, the Gay Cowboy Roams Free
T Magazine
Evan Moffitt

We played
Moody Center for the Arts, Rice University
August 21, 2023 - May 15, 2024


Horsepower : Rethinking the Equine in Contemporary Art
Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles
Isabella Miller

Kenneth Tam / MATRIX 281: The Founding of the World

Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive
August 16 - November 26, 2023
Live performance on Nov 8, 7:30 PM

Kenneth Tam : All of M
Cantor Arts Center
May 31 - November 12, 2023

Screening of Silent Spikes and talk w/ Daisy Nam and Maggie Dethloff on Nov 9, 6 PM

Full Burn : Video from the Hammer Contemporary Collection

Hammer Museum
April 4 - 23

Time Travelers: When Artists Remix the Past to Reframe the Present
Art Basel Hong Kong - Conversations
March 23, 2023
12:30 PM HK

Art Basel Hong Kong  
Discoveries
March 23 - 25, 2023

The Founding of the World
Commonwealth and Council
March 16 - April 22, 2023

Foundation for Contemporary Arts
Grants to Artists
2023

Critic’s Pick 
Artforum
Salome Kokoladze

The Forgotten History of the Chinese Railroad Rises from the Texas Dust
The New York Times
Zachary Small

Kenneth Tam Excavates the History of Chinese Labor in the American West
Hyperallergic
Alyse Santoro

Marfa art exhibit centers lives of Chinese railroad workers
Texas Standard
Michael Marks


Object Lessons : Kenneth Tam

Sculpture Magazine
January - February 2023 issue

Tender is the hand which holds the stone of memory
October 24, 2022 - May 7, 2023
Ballroom Marfa

Silent Spikes
May 14, 2022 - February 5, 2023
Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson

Keynote Speaker at the Sixth Annual Berkeley-Stanford Symposium : Work in Progress
April 23, 2022  11 am - 4 pm
Phyllis Wattis Theater, Floor 1
SFMOMA
Link to view recording

Interview with Kenneth Tam - Rituals of Identity
ADJACENT Issue 9
Divya Mehra

High Noon - Is It Time for Cowboy Cliches to Bite the Dust?
Elephant
Madeleine Pollard

The Top 10 Shows in the US of 2021
Frieze
Terence Trouillot

Kenneth Tam at ICA LA
CARLA, Issue 26
Joesph Daniel Valencia

Never Far From Present
At Cooper Magazine
Fall 2021

Silent Spikes
Madison Museum of Contemporary Art
November 6 - February 27, 2022

Artists’ Film International 2021
Breakfast in Bed, 2016
Hammer Museum (online)
September 1 - 30
Whitechapel Gallery (online)
August 3 - September 26

An Exhibition Offers an Ode to the Nuances of Diasporic Identities
Hyperallergic
Yume Murphy

Play and Loop III 
Screening at Blindspot Gallery, Hong Kong
July 17 - 31

92 New York Artists Receive $616,000 in Grants
Hyperallergic
Hakim Bishara

Limited Edition Print
In collaboration with Absolut Art

Kenneth Tam: The Silence We Hold Between Our Bodies
Interview with Re’al Christian
Art Papers Summer 2021

Shed’s Open Call Showcases City’s Emerging Visual Talents
New York Times 
Tausif Noor

Art Talk : Kenneth Tam and Travis Diehl 
ICA LA via Zoom
July 7 8pm EST / 5pm PST

Silent Spikes
ICA LA
June 19 - September 5


Open Call at The Shed
June 4 - August 1

Notes on working from home. A sculpture that allows my family to live.
Screening organized by Laidi Lertxundi and Ren Ebel 
Akzuna Zentroa, Bilboa, Spain
June 1 - June 5

Silent Spikes as part of Midnight Moment
Times Square Arts 
June 1 - June 30

Best! Letters from Asian American in the arts
Edited by Christopher K. Ho and Daisy Nam
Paper Monument

16 Rising Artists of the Asian Diaspora in the United States

Artsy
Harley Wong

Breakfast in Bed Screening as part of Artists’ Film International 
GAMeC Bergamo
May 13 - 23

Codes of the West : Kenneth Tam at the Queens Museum
Art in America
Diana Seo Hyung Lee

Kenneth Tam Creates a New Frame for Asian American Masculinity
Hyperallergic
Aaron Hunt

Kenneth Tam : Silent Spikes
The Brooklyn Rail
Helen Georgas

Kenneth Tam Picks Apart Asian-American Masculinity
Frieze
Alex Jen

Kenneth Tam confronts Asian American masculinity in ‘Silent Spikes’
Document Journal
Jordan Aaron Guy

Your Concise Art Guide for March 2021
Hyperallergic
Dessane Lopez Cassell and Cassie Packard

Silent Spikes
Queens Museum
February 24 - June 23, 2021


Jerome Hill Foundation Artist Fellowship
Finalist in Visual Arts

ArtCenter Graduate Art MFA Lecture Series
March 23, 7:30 PM EST

An Artist’s View of Hazing Rituals, Haunted by Tragedy
New York Times 
Dawn Chan


Online artist talk with curators Kyung An and Sophia Marisa Lucas
Guggenheim Museum with support from the Asian Art Circle
December 10, 2020, 7 pm


Kenneth Tam : The Crossing
The Kitchen at Queenslab
In residence October 30–December 6
Livestream performances December 5 - 6, 7PM EST (registration required)
Conversation with Lumi Tan December 6


Minneapolis Institute of Art
Interview with Gabriel Ritter


Crow Unscripted: Art and Activism in Our Time of Crisis
Crow Museum of Asian Art
Jun 17 2020 12:00 pm — 12:45 pm

Meet the NYC Art Community: Kenneth Tam on Scrutinizing Masculinity
Hyperallergic
Dessane Lopez Cassell

Pioneer Works Broadcast
Interview with Vivian Chui


Never Real Objects
Screening at Tate Modern curated by Lumi Tan
April 3-4, 2020

Screening and artist talk at the New Museum
Part of Upstream series of programs
Sunday, March 8 at 3PM

I Wish You Could Swim, LIke the Dolphins Can Swim
Screening at VT Artsalon, Taipei City, Taiwan
Organized by Zoe Zhang Bing
January 16 - 18, 2020


The Glass Ceiling
The Gallery at Sarah Lawrence College, NY
January 21 - February 23, 2020

Kenneth Tam : Details
Visual Arts Center, University of Austin, Texas
September 20 - December 6, 2019

Summer of Know, discussion at the Guggenheim Museum with Kimberly Yam, moderated by curator Kyung An
August 13, 2019 
7 pm

Pioneer Works Studio Residency
Spring/Summer 2019


Tamborine, Commonwealth and Council, LA, CA
January 19 - March 2 2019


InPractice : Other Bodies, curated by Gee Wesley
SculptureCenter, NY
January 14 - March 25

Puzzling, part of Flaherty NYC, curated by Alexander Stewart and Mary Helena Clark
Anthology Film Archives, January 29, 2019

 Visiting Artist at Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan
January 24

Griffith Park Boys Camp
 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
Artist Lab Residency
July 16 - September 14
Opening reception August 18


do you host?  screening event by Eliel Jones hosted by Kem at Dragana Bar, Warsaw, Poland
June 30

Commonwealth and Council,  47 Canal, NY 
July 1 - August 3

Demolition WoManhood, organized by Danielle Shang
Skibum MacArthur, Los Angeles, CA
May 26 - July 7

Acts of Translation, MMAG Foundation, Amman, Jordan
Curated by Eliel Jones
March 8 - May 15


Artist-in-residence at Lower Manhattan Cultural Council’s Workspace Program Open Studios  
May 11  6 - 9 PM & May 12  1 - 8 PM
101 Greenwich St, 15th Floor 

Cameron Visiting Artist, Middlebury College
March 21 - 23

Cold Open, Minneapolis Institute of Art
Curated by Gabriel Ritter
December 23 - April 8, 2018


When my eyes saw and my ears heard, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK
September 22 - October 28, 2017
Press release

Closed Quarters, Vachon Gallery, Seattle University
July 13 - September 29, 2017


List Projects : Kenneth Tam, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
April 18 - May 21, 2017
Mark