Originally from the Philadelphia area, Tegan Brozyna Roberts is an artist based out of Brooklyn, NY. Roberts' work draws from her background in painting as well as a long family tradition in textiles. She received a MFA from Brooklyn College where she was a Graduate Teaching Fellow, and a recipient of the Cerf Award as well as the Dean's Award in Art.
Roberts has shown regionally and internationally. Select group shows include Trestle Gallery, Invisible Dog Center, Baum School of Art, Groundfloor Gallery, Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts & Sciences and Queens College. Individual exhibitions include shows at Goggle Works in Reading, PA and the Philadelphia International Airport. Roberts has participated in a number of international art fairs including Art on Paper (2019, 2020), Art Miami (2019) and the Seattle Art Fair (2019).
In addition to teaching at Brooklyn College, Roberts has lectured at Messiah College in Mechanicsburg, PA and Hussian School of Art in Philadelphia. Residencies include Textile Arts Center (WIP) in Manhattan and the Icelandic Textile Centre in Blonduos, Iceland. In 2019, she participated in the Facebook AIR Program with a permanent installation at their New York office.
*Photograph by Francesca Simonite, www.francescasimonite.com