Visual & Media Arts Faculty

Joanna Tam

Part Time Faculty (2014)

B.A. Boston College
M.S. University of Pittsburgh
M.F.A. Tufts University

Joanna Tam

Joanna Tam is a Boston-based visual artist. Her interdisciplinary practice examines the issues of standardization, displacement and the construction of ethnic and national identities. Joanna's work has been exhibited nationally and internationally including venues in York, UK; Istanbul, Turkey; Cusco, Peru; Zalaegerszeg, Hungary; New York; Brooklyn; Denver; Kansas City; Boston among others. Her work has been awarded the Best Art Film at the Aesthetica Short Film Festival in York, UK (2012), the People's Choice Award (Sub-Category) and the Third Prize at the Prix de la Photographie, Paris (2009). Joanna was the resident artist at the Center for Photography at Woodstock and The Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts.  She is the co-founder of Howard Art Project.


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Visual & Media Arts Associate Professor Diane Lake has written screenplays for Columbia, Disney, Miramax, Paramount, and many independent producers.