Education

2018 Master of Business Administration in Sustainable Systems, Presidio Graduate School, Seattle, WA

2011 BA, Hope College, Holland, MI

2010 New York Center for Art and Media Studies, New York City, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2017

IslandWood Reflections, Bainbridge Island, WA

2014

Celestial Bodies by Chelsea Tarnas, Waimea Coffee Company, Kamuela, HI

Group Exhibitions

2016

West Fjords Artist Residency Group Exhibition, Þingeyri, Iceland

2015

Honolulu Printmakers’ 87th Annual Juried Art Show, Honolulu Museum of Art School Gallery, Honolulu, HI

2014-2015

Apotheosis; Mele Bennet & Chelsea Tarnas, Ironwood Custom Framing and Design, Kamuela, HI

2011 

MI Arts Exhibition 2011, Holland Area Arts Council, Holland, MI

InHabit Hope College Senior Art Show, DePree Art Gallery, Holland, MI

Veritas, Elevator Gallery, Holland, MI

2010 

SiteLab, Curated by Paul Amenta, Grand Rapids, MI

Hope Juried Student Art Show, Juror Mark Holmes, Holland, MI

2009 

Impulse, New York Center for Arts and Media Studies Student Show, New York, NY

2008

Hope College Juried Student Art Show, Juror Joe Biel, Holland, MI

Residencies

2016

Westfjords Artist Residency in Þingeyri, Iceland

Collaborations 

2011 

SiteLab, Curated by Paul Amenta. site specific installation. Collaboration with Chris Cox, Betsy Melchers and Leah Schreiber. Grand Rapids, MI

2010

Michigan-Land of Riches, Curated by Paul Amenta, site specific installations and interactive exhibits. Collaboration with William Mayer, Ann Green, Hannah Bush, Justin Korver and Katie Schewe. Grand Rapids, Michigan

Awards & Achievements

2011, 2009

John F. Kay Art Award, Hope College Art and Art History Department, Holland, MI

2010

Abstracts, selected work for cover design and page details for Abstracts, Celebration of Undergraduate Research, Hope College, Holland, MI