Born in Sevilla, Spain, Tania Alvarez immigrated to the United States with her family in 1983. After receiving her BFA in 2005 from Pratt Institute, she continued her studies in Barcelona, Spain, earning a Postgraduate Degree from Elisava School of Design in 2009. Alvarez recently completed her MFA at the New York Academy of Art in 2017.
Currently residing in Queens, NY, Tania’s work has been shown in multiple group exhibitions in New York City including The Untitled Space, Matthew Flowers Gallery, First Street Gallery, Sotheby's, Chashama, Taller Boricua Gallery, The Interchurch Center Gallery, and The Dayuntang Museum, Beijing, China. She is a 2019 recipient of The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant in Canada and has been awarded residencies at The Sam and Adele Golden Foundation, The Studios at MASS MoCA, Cuttyhunk Island Artists’ Residency, and The Central Academy Of Fine Arts (CAFA) residency in Beijing, China.
Tania’s work is currently on view at the Clinton Foundation in Harlem, NY. Her work can be found in private collections in New York, California, Massachusetts, France and Spain.