TAM’s Contemporary Native Voices project was founded by Asia Tail. Asia is the second Haub Fellow of western American art at Tacoma Art Museum. She is from Tacoma and graduated from Tacoma School of the Arts in 2009. She attended the Cooper Union School of Art in New York on a full tuition scholarship, and graduated with a BFA and a prize for Excellence in Painting in 2014. While earning her degree, she worked as a Museum Ambassador at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian. She has worked with several tribal organizations throughout Washington State. Asia is a citizen of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.
About the Haub Fellowship
TAM’s Haub Curatorial/Educational Fellow provides ongoing opportunities for one to two fellowships per year. Haub fellowships offer young scholars an opportunity to work on individual projects and research initiatives that support academic advancement in western American art.