Tina Tahir is a Chicago-based artist who works in a variety of media. Her work explores the concept of impermanence. She has recently received the 2015 ARTslanT juried artist showcase award in the installation category and was shortlisted for the Georgia Fee artist/writer residency in Paris. Her group shows include “Drawn to Nature” at Gallery 2506, Chicago, IL, “Acerbunundrum” at Ballroom Projects, Chicago, IL, “Double Cherry” at THREEWALLS, Chicago, IL, “Ground Floor” at the Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, “How to Disappear” at Paul Watkins Gallery at The University of Winona, MN, EXPO Chicago 2014, “12 Theses” at Mana Contemporary Chicago, IL, “Erasure” at The University of Wisconsin, La Crosse, WI, “A strange house in my voice” at Gallery 400, Chicago, IL, and “Shadows” at SCA Contemporary Art & Artlab, Albuquerque, NM. Tahir received an MFA in Studio from the University of Illinois at Chicago and an MA in Visual and Critical Studies from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.