EDUCATION

Salzburg Summer Art Academy, Salzburg, Austria – 2012
Parsons The New School for Design, New York, USA – MFA, fine arts, 2011
Yale University, New Haven, USA – PhD, geophysics, 2010
Moscow State University, Moscow, Russia – Diploma, geophysics, 2000


SOLO SHOWS
2015 Alissa Blumenthal: Small abstractions, Art Palace project space, Houston, TX
2013 Alissa Blumenthal: A small retrospective, Art Palace, Houston, TX
2010 Janus Project, Mis(Translations), curated by Chris Mansour, Brooklyn, NY

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS
2017 Off-Modern: In what time do we live? The Luminary Gallery, St. Louis, MO
Luck of the draw, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX
The Video Show: 4th International Exhibition of Video and Digital Media Installation, Raritan Valley Community College, Branchburg, NJ
Drums on paper III, Ground Floor Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Disarming Geometries, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, NY
2016 Beautiful Liars, Proto Gallery, Hoboken, NJ
Exquisite Corpse, Planthouse gallery, New York, NY
2015 Study Abroad: The Artist As Immigrant, Hewitt Gallery of Art, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Narrative axis, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
BRURAL: Skin of Liberty / Broken-restored, 3rd Ural Industrial Biennial, Nizhniy Tagil Museum of Fine Arts, Nizhniy Tagil, Russia
Name It by Trying to Name It: Open Sessions 2014-15, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial, The Bronx Museum, New York, NY
Interpreting the frame, curated by Boshko Boskovic, Gallery Augusta, Helsinki, Finland
BRURAL: Skin of Liberty, Structured and re-Fractured, Fire Proof Temporary Storage Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Useful objects, curated by Sasha Chavchavadze, bkbx [Brooklyn Box], Brooklyn, NY
2014 Open Sessions 2, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Radiant geometries, Skylight gallery, New York, NY
Memento Mori, Red Arrow Contemporary, Dallas, TX
No more place, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
Currency, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY
The Drawing center Open Sessions at Poor Farm, Manawa, WI
Summer salts, Art Palace, Houston, TX
The intuitionists, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Works on paper benefit, Cuchifritos gallery, New York, NY
Luck of the draw, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX
I scarcely have the right to use this ghostly verb, Aronson Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Mass mediation, Cuchifritos gallery, New York, NY
Texas biennial, Blue Star Contemporary Art Museum, San Antonio, TX
Liminal: Audra Wolowiec and Alissa Blumenthal, REVERSE Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Glassell school of art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Art and politics, Hewitt Gallery or Art, Marymount Manhattan College, New York, NY
Montréal/Brooklyn. Vidéozones, Interstate projects, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Kandinsky prize 2012, Udarnik, Moscow, Russia
Montréal/Brooklyn. Vidéozones, Galerie de l'UQAM, Montréal, Canada
Core factor, Houston fine art fair, TX
Situation range, LegalArt, Miami, FL
Berlin Tunnel Project, Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Impossible community, curated by Yevgeniy Fiks, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia
Seductive resolution, 571 projects, curated by DTL projects, New York, NY
Parsons MFA thesis show, the Kitchen, New York, NY
Parsons @ CAA Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, New York, NY
Cult of the ruin: Strategies of accumulation, UCI Art gallery, UC Irvine, CA
2010 Re-Imaging Orozco, Anna-Maria and Stephen Kellen Gallery, New York, NY
Metamemory, E13 Gallery (Parsons), New York, NY

VIDEO SCREENINGS
2016 Arctic Moving Image & Film Festival, Harstad, Norway
SET project at Artpace, Hudson (Show)Room, San Antonio, TX
SET project at Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Lerma Department of Arts and Humanities, Mexico City, MX
SET project at NMASS (New Media Art & Sound Summit) in partnership with Experimental Response Cinema, Austin, TX
Scary Stories at The Digital Muddy Expanded Media Festival, Carbondale, IL
2015 STROBE Network, Flux Factory, New York, NY
Open Sessions at the Queens Museum, New York, NY
2014 Montréal/Brooklyn. Vidéozones, Belgrade Cultural Center, Belgrade, Serbia
Les Rencontres Internationales, Haus der Kulturen der Wel, Berlin, Germany
Les Rencontres Internationales, Gaite Lyrique, Paris, France
2013 New filmmakers: Documentary series, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
Montréal/Brooklyn. Vidéozones, Flikers: Rhode Island Film Festival, RISD Museum Providence, RI
Montréal/Brooklyn. Vidéozones, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY
2012 Dystorpia media series, Outpost Artists Resource, Brooklyn, NY
Dystorpia media series, Local Arts Projects, Long Island City, NY

PROJECTS AND COLLABORATIONS
2016 “SET” project with Joey Fauerso and Liz Rodda
2015 “Sestina” with Miriam Atkin
2014 “Here and there” with Angelina Kotova
2012 “Berlin Tunnel Project” with Sasha Chavchavadze and Barbara Westermann
2011 "Portrait of 19 million" with Yevgeniy Fiks
2010 “Re-Imaging Orozco“ with Enrique Chagoya

RESIDENCIES
2017 The Luminary residency, St. Louis, MO
2016 Spillways residency, Antenna Press Street, New Orleans, LA
2015 City of Asylum, Pittsburgh, PA
Yaddo, Saratoga Springs, NY
2014 Open sessions, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Artist in the marketplace, The Bronx museum of the Arts, New York, NY
Soho20, summer studio residency, New York, NY
2013 Core, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX
REVERSE summer lab, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
Wassaic project, Wassaic, NY

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS
2016 Spillways Fellowship, Antenna Press Street, New Orleans, LA
2015 The Chenven Foundation grant
2013 Eliza prize, Core program, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
2012 Kandinsky prize, project of the year nominee
AAF prize for Fine Arts, the American Austrian Foundation
Joan Mitchell Foundation scholarship, the Atlantic Center for the Arts
Wassaic project fellowship
2011 Graduate Student scholarship, Parsons The New School for Design
2010 Dedalus Foundation Fellowship nominee

SELECTED PRESS AND PUBLICATIONS
Disarming Geometries, exhibition catalogue, Dorsky Gallery, New York, 2017
Wendy Weil Atwell, Tatiana Istomina’s Scary Stories, The Rivard Report, Oct. 17, 2015
Steve Bennett, Blue Star exhibit pushes boundaries of drawing, San Antonio Express News, Sep. 8, 2015
Bronx calling, exhibition catalogue, The Bronx Museum, New York, 2015
Interpreting the Frame, exhibition catalogue, The Finnish Cultural Institute, New York, 2015
Texas Biennial 2013: An independent survey of contemporary art in Texas, exhibition catalog, San Antonio, 2014
Harbeer Sandhu, Double consciousness / The art of fiction, “Texphrastic” art blog, May 17, 2013
Meredith Deliso, Alissa Blumenthal retrospective is not real, Houston Press Blogs, April 23, 2013
Robert Boyd, In the studio with Alissa Blumenthal, “The great god Pan is dead” art blog, March 31, 2013
Robert Boyd, Jolly good Core fellows, “The great god Pan is dead” art blog, March 23, 2013
Kandinsky prize 2012, exhibition catalog, Moscow, 2012
Cult of the Ruin, UAG/Room Gallery exhibition catalog, University of California, 2011
Chris Mansour, In conversation with Tatiana Istomina, Chicago Art Criticism, May 20, 2010