2011: University of New Mexico, M.F.A.
2000: University of California, Santa Cruz, B.F.A.


2014: Tamara Zibners. Pacific Exhibits. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
2011: How Bad Can It Get, 409 Cromwell SW. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
2011: Mimi’s Diary, Foto Kvartals Gallery, KIM?. Riga, Latvia.
2007: A Portrait of Andrejsala, The Shed, Andrejsala. Riga, Latvia.


2015: Off the Hand that Feeds. The Temple. Denver, Colorado.
2014: Teaching Artist Invitational. Masley Gallery. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
MAS ATTACK: Torrance Art Museum. Torrance, California.
MAS ATTACK: Creative Albuquerque. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Group Show. ArtBar. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
2013: I Live in A Scene Photo. Small Engine Gallery. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
In/Visible Borders: New Mexico Photographers. Two joint exhibitions at the Santa Fe
University of Art and Design’s Marion Center for Photographic Arts and The
Santa Fe Community Gallery. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Sick+Twisted. Showpen Gallery. Denver, Colorado.
Creating Havoc. Brand10 Art Space. Fort Worth, Texas.
Photography Untitled. Gallery 19. Chicago, Illinois.
2012: UNDER 35. Zane Bennett Contemporary Art. Santa Fe, New Mexico.
2011: Beyond the Lens. Birke Art Gallery. Huntington, West Virginia.
2010: reGeneration2: Tomorrow’s Photographers Today, Exhibition and Thames & Hudson and Aperture Publication. Five-Year Traveling Exhibition: Aperture Gallery, New York City; Art Basel, Miami; Pingyao Festival, China; ReContres, Arles, France; Musée de l'Elysée, Switzerland.
High, Low and In Between: Figurative Works on Paper, The Normal Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Banal Retentive, SCA Contemporary Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Monday Afternoon, Juried Group Exhibition, Center for Contemporary Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Jurors: Joel-Peter Witkin and Lucy Lippard
2009: Art // Response. Résidences Croisées Group Exhibition. Espace International CEAAC, Strasbourg, France.
Bitter Sweet, Juried Group Show, Johnson Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
2008: At First Sight, Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Ten, The Agency, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Family Portraits, Rock Paper Scissors Collective, Oakland, California.
2007: Foto Otto, Three-room apartment, Leipzig, Germany.
2006: Andrejsala Names Day, Singalong Artist Residences. Riga, Latvia.
2004: William Hyde and Susan Benteen Irwin Scholarship Show, Sesnon Gallery, UC Santa Cruz. Santa Cruz, California.


2012: How Bad Can It Get. Tamara Zibners. Self-published Limited Edition (with 13 prints), 2012.
“Under Thirty-Five”. Diane Armitage. THE Magazine. April 2012.
“Making, Art.” Matthew Irwin. Santa Fe Reporter. February 2012.
2011: “Kas like justies kā cilvēkam?” (What makes you feel like a human being?).
Lana Kazlauskiene. Diena. August 18, 2011.
“Mimi dienasgramata” (Mimi’s Diary). Arnis Balcus. FotoKvartals (blog). August 9, 2011.
2010: reGeneration: Tomorrow Photographers Today. William A. Ewing and Nathalie Herschdorfer. United Kingdom: Thames & Hudson, 2010.
pg. 210-211.
“Between Fort Worth and Smyrna: Figurative drawing at The Normal Gallery”. David Leigh. Alibi. Albuquerque, New Mexico.
“Putting the Comic Back in Sexual Trauma (& Other Gutsy Moves)”. Lisa Gill. Channeling Frank (blog). August 6, 2010.
2008: “Tamara Zibners: Sabiedrības zemākie slāņi”, Foto Kvartals, 1/2008.
“Roisin, The Beasty Girl,” Beast Magazine, Issue 9, RED.
2007: "Bumming around in Andrejsala," The Baltic Times, Riga, Latvia.
2006: "Walter Ferguson, Costa Rica's Calypso King,” The Tico Times, San Jose, Costa Rica.


2008: Artist in Residence, Strasbourg, France
2006-2007: Singalong, Andrejsala, Riga, Latvia


2015: Lannan Foundation, Post MFA Research Grant.
2011: U.S. Embassy in Riga, Latvia’s Small Grants Program
Phyllis Muth Scholarship for Fine Art
2010: Clyde A. and Elizabeth R. Endowed Scholarship
2009: Land Arts Program Support Scholarship
Van Deren Coke Fine Arts Scholarship
2006: Fulbright Scholarship, United States of America Department of State
2004: William Hyde and Susan Benteen Irwin Scholarship


SINCE 2013: Art and Photography Teacher, La Cueva High School, Albuquerque, New Mexico
2012: Adjunct Lecturer in Photography, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
Forensic Photographer, Office of the Medical Investigator, Albuqerque, New Mexico
2011: Photography Instructor of Record (TA), University of New Mexico
Cataloging Print Collection Internship, Bunting Visual Resource Library, University of New Mexico
2008: Editor in Chief, City Paper Magazine, Riga, Latvia
2007: English Language Copy Editor, Foto Kvartals, Riga, Latvia
2006: Photojournalist Internship, The Tico Times, San José, Costa Rica