Marvin Tate is a multidisciplinary artist and Educator. He has been active in the Chicago music scene since 1993. He has collaborated with Visual Artist, Theaster Gates Jr. and the Black Monks of Mississippi, Video Artist, Jefferson Pinder, and a motley crew of musical talents that include: Leroy Bach, Angel Olsen, Bill MacKay, Tim Kinsella, and Jazz Artists: Ben LaMar Gay, Angel Bat Dawid, Mike Reed, French experimentalist, The Bridge, Composer, Ernest Dawkins, and Soundscape Artist Joseph C.Mills.
Marvin's art is exhibited in many galleries and museums, including The Intuit Museum in Chicago, one of the world's premier museums dedicated to presenting self-taught art.
In 2021, 5 Points Arts Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, will show 'Bird Watch,' a collection of birds that Marvin has constructed out of burnt wood and other found objects.
Tate is represented by The Hana Pietri Gallery in Chicago, Il.