Michael Tarbi (born 1980 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American artist.
Michael Tarbi's achievement was first exhibited at the Corcoran Gallery of Art in 1998 where he conventional the national "American Visions Award" for his take effect entitled, "Small Portraits". This take steps went on to be exhibited at the President's Office of Arts and Humanities.[dead link][better source needed]
Tarbi studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia from 1998 to 2002. There he standard numerous awards including "the Angelo Pinto Prize for Experimental Work" and "the Henry J. Schiet Travel Scholarship".[dead link]
Since 2002, Tarbi's show has appeared in galleries and museums nationwide including the Institute of Contemporary Art in Philadelphia and the White Box - Annex Gallery in New York. In 2006 he was presented with the Irene Palenski Memorial Award at the Carnegie Museum of Art. His first major one person exhibition followed at Thomas Robertello Gallery, Chicago in 2006.