Tanya Hartman

Residency Years: 2012
Posted in: Past Resident Writer


Tanya Hartman grew up in New York City, Cuernavaca, Mexico and London, England. She earned a BFA in painting at the Rhode Island School of Design, and an MFA in painting at Yale University. She was then a Fulbright Scholar in Stockholm, Sweden. She now teaches painting and drawing at the University of Kansas where she is an Associate Professor in the Department of Visual Art.
In addition to being a working artist, Tanya Hartman also writes about art. Her writing appears regularly in Ceramics Art and Perception magazine, and in April 2010, one of her non-fiction pieces appeared in The Sun magazine.
Hartman is represented locally by Sherry Leedy Contemporary Art, and has also exhibited at The Center for Book Arts in New York, A.I.R. Gallery in New York, ARC Gallery, Chicago, Illinois; and at the Salina Art Center, Salina, Kansas. She lives in Lee’s Summit, Missouri with her husband Eric, stepson Daniel and three high-spirited canines.