United States of America, 1971



She received a BFA from the State University of New York at Purchase (1994), and an MFA in Painting and Drawing from The School of The Art Institute of Chicago (1997).

For the past fifteen years, Tegeder’s work has explored abstraction. While the core of her work is paintings and drawings, she recently begun to include large-scale installation, sculptural objects, video, sound and animation.

Her work has been presented in over 100 gallery exhibitions, both nationally and internationally in cities like Paris, Houston, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Berlin, Chicago, and New York. She has participated in numerous institution exhibitions including MoMA PS1, The New Museum, The Brooklyn Museum of Art in New York, and Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago.

Several of her drawings have recently been purchased as part of the Contemporary Drawing Collection at the Museum of Modern Art, and her work is in the permanent collections of The Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago and The Weatherspoon Museum of Art in Greensboro, NC.

She currently lives in Brooklyn, New York and maintains a studio at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts in Manhattan.


Exhibitions at the gallery


Abstraction 2, 2016

Translation. Animation. Formation., 2012