Born and raised in Venice, California, Tansy Myer came of age among the eclectic artist community of the Venice Boardwalk. Tansy went on to study at Goldsmiths College in London and received her B.F.A from UCLA. Part pin-up, part portrait, her work celebrates the link between adolescence and adulthood, innocence and sexuality, and is a look into how women define themselves. Based in Los Angeles, Tansy works as an artist, illustrator and designer, creating digital art as well as painting and drawing strange, pretty, and nerdy girls.
Group Exhibitions / 2010 / Xto Image Awards Exhibition, Robert Berman Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 2009 / Multiversal Group Show, Art Basel Miami 2009 / ANCI Creative Awards Exhibition, MICAM Shoe Event, Milan, Italy 2009 / Textbook History, Compound Gallery, Portland, Oregon 2009 / Xto Image Awards, Farmani Gallery, New York, NY 2009 / Seattle Erotic Art Festival, Juried Show, Seattle, Washington 2008 / NowBrow: Brad Benedict's Sideshow, WAL-ART Gallery, Los Angeles 2008 / Pink Attitude, BeCool ArtSpace, Rome, Italy 2008 / Alternative Pick Awards Show, Bellevarado Studios, Los Angeles, CA 2007 / Wal*Art Opening Reception Group Show, Modern Multiples, Los Angeles, CA 2007 / Dark Candyland: Presented by Teen Vogue + Rocket Dog Shoes, Santa Monica, CA 2007 / Massive Territory, Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur 2005 / Ride Snowboards Art II Top 50 Exhibition, Steamboat Springs, Colorado
Publications / 2010 / Sweet Illustration, Monsa Publishing, Spain 2008 / Ultimate Illustration!, Harper Collins, USA 2008 / Pink Attitude: The Contemporary Female Creativity, Underscore Publishing, Italy 2008 / Zeixs Great New Characters, Feierabend Books, Germany
2010 / 1st Place - Nature / Xto Image Awards, Los Angeles 2009 / Grand Prize Winner / Xto Image Awards, New York 2009 / Finalist / ANCI Creative Awards, Milan, Italy 2008 / Silver / Create Awards - Magazine Advertisement "Punk Princess In Candyland" 2008 / Winner / BlackBook Raw Fifty - Illustration: “Swans” 2007 / Winner / Communication Arts Interactive Design Annual - Art Direction/Design: Genji: Days of the Blade website, Deadline Advertising 2007 / Winner / Altpick Awards Illustration Popular Vote - “Punk Princess in Candyland” Rocket Dog Fall '07 Ad Campaign