Tami Bahat

Tami Bahat is an Israeli born, self-taught artist living and working in Los Angeles, CA. She is intrigued by the medium’s ability to mold the obvious into the interesting, the commonplace into the comment-worthy. Her work has been included in nearly 50 exhibitions to date, and has been featured in many photography periodicals, including Nikon Owner Magazine UK, Lenscratch, and Photographer’s Forum Magazine. She is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Media Services Award, San Diego Art Institute; Juror’s Honorable mention, Center for Fine Art Photography; Best of Photography 2013 Finalist, Photographer’s Forum Magazine, among others. 

EXHIBITIONS
California Rising - Fabrik Projects Gallery - Culver City, CA - September 2017
Mike Kelley Gallery  - Beyond Baroque - Venice, CA - September 2017
Domestic - Eckert Fine Art Gallery - Kent, CT - June 2017
Affordable Art Fair - Van Rensburg Gallery - Hong Kong - May 2017
Affordable Art Fair - Van Rensburg Gallery - Ney York, NY - May 2017
LA Art Show - BBAX Gallery - Los Angeles - January 2017
All Women Are Dangerous - BBAX Gallery - Santa Monica January 2017
Southern California/Baja Biennial - San Diego Art Institute - December 2016
Affordable Art Fair - Van Rensburg Gallery - New York, NY - October 2016
California Open 2016 - Tag Gallery - Bergamot Station, Santa Monica - August 2016
LACP Members’ Exhibition - DNJ Gallery - Bergamot Station, Santa Monica - July 2016
Featured Speaker/Exhibitor - Redondo Beach Historic Library - July 2016
Rooted and Rising - Spring Arts Gallery - June 2016
Photo Independent - Fabrik Projects - Raleigh Studios - April/May 2016
Truth is Stranger Than Fiction - Glassell Commons Space - Eagle Rock, CA - March 2016
Photo LA - Open Show/LACP - Los Angeles, CA - January 2016
fotofever - Carrousel de Louvre, Paris, France - November 2015
11th Anniversary Show - Santa Monica Art Studios - October 2015
Spectrum Gestalt - BG Gallery -Bergamot Station, Santa Monica CA  - August 2015
Photo Independent - SEEN Collective - Raleigh Studios - May 2015
From Her - El Pueblo de Los Angeles Historical Monument - March 2015
Photo LA  - Verge Photographers - Los Angeles, CA - Jan 2015
Verge - Duncan Miller Gallery - Bergamot Station, Santa Monica CA  - December 2014
Dreams and Hallucinations - Darkroom Gallery - Essex Junction, VT - December 2014
What is a Portrait? - RIPE Art Gallery - New York - December 2014
fotofever - Carrousel de Louvre, Paris, France  - November 2014
Verge: New Work - Duncan Miller Gallery - Bergamot Station, Santa Monica CA - October 2014
Dreams, Fantasies and Illusions - PhotoPlace Gallery - Middlebury, VT - Oct/Nov 2014
Through the Veil - Spring Arts Collective - Los Angeles, CA - October 2014
Open Show LA -  Duncan Miller Projects Gallery - September 2014 (speaker/presenter)
Verge: Summer Show - Duncan Miller Projects Gallery - July 2014
Los Angeles Center of Photography Grand Opening - Los Angeles, CA - July 2014
Center Forward - Center for Fine Art Photography - Fort Collins, CO -  July 2014
Verge: All New - Duncan Miller Projects Gallery - May 2014
Selected Photographs from Your Daily Photograph - Duncan Miller Gallery - May 2014
Photo Independent - Verge Photographers - Raleigh Studios, Los Angeles - April 2014
Through The Lens - Los Angeles Center of Photography - April 2014
Improbable Truths - a two-person show - Perfect Exposure Gallery - Los Angeles, CA - Feb-Mar 2014
Emerging Focus @ Photo LA - Los Angeles, CA - Jan 2014
The Photographic Nude - LightBox Studios - Astoria, OR - Feb 2014
Masquerade - New Orleans Photo Alliance - New Orleans, LA - Feb 2014
Wondrous Indeed - Center for Fine Art Photography - Fort Collins, CO -  Jan 2014
Women in Photography International - 38th Anniversary Online Exhibition - 2013
Emerging Focus Summer Sessions -  Anesthesia Studios, Los Angeles, CA - 2013 (speaker/presenter)
Open Show LA -  Brad Buckman Studios, Hollywood, CA - May 2013 (speaker/presenter)
Closing Reception at Icon LA Gallery - Los Angeles - January 2012
Emerging Focus @ Photo LA - Santa Monica, CA - Jan 2012
Five Artists and One Musician - Beverly Hills, CA - November 2009
 
PUBLICATIONS
Lenscratch - April 18, 2014 (online)
Your Daily Photograph - April 17, 2014 (online)
Fraction Magazine - issue 62, May 2014 (featured photographer)
New Orleans Living Magazine - Exhibition Coverage - March 2014
“Beaus & Eros” by Chelsea Bayouth, 2014 (book, cover)
Photographer’s Forum Magazine - Best of 2013 (book)
Black & White Magazine - Featured photo/essay – October 2013 issue
Nikon Owner Magazine UK - issue 36, 2011  (front cover, article)
Nikon Owner Magazine UK - issue 31, 2010  (front cover, interview)
 
AWARDS
San Diego Art Institute - Media Services Award - December 2016
Critical Mass 2016 Finalist
Julia Margaret Cameron Award for Women Photographers (2015 - 7th Edition) Finalist (Portrait, Fine Art)
Center for Fine Art Photography - Juror’s Honorable Mention (Phillip Toledano) - 2014
Women in Photography International - 38th Anniversary Online Exhibition - Juror’s Selection (portraiture), Honorable Mention (fine art)
Photographer’s Forum Magazine - Best of Photography 2013 - Finalist
Emerging Focus Summer Sessions 2013 - Finalist, People’s Choice
Black & White Magazine - Spotlight Award Winner – 2013
Tzipak Zebra Awards 2012 - Finalist
Emerging Focus 2011 - Finalist