TAMAR ETTUN
Born in Jerusalem, Israel Lives and works in New York

Represented by Fridman Gallery, NYC

Education
2010 MFA Yale University School of Art, Sculpture, Awarded the Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship by Robert Storr
2008 BFA Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Fine Art, Jerusalem, Israel
2007 BFA The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, Fine Art, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions and Performances
2018 TBA, The Barrick Museum of Art, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
2018 TBA, (performance) Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY
2017 Eat a Pink Owl, Fridman Gallery, New York City, NY
2017 Mauve Bird with Yellow Teeth Red Feathers Green Feet and a Rose Belly, Part: PINK (performance), The Battery New York NY, travels to Katonah Museum of Art, NY
2016 The Yellow Who Wants, Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala, Sweden
2016 Mauve Bird PART YELLOW, presented by Bryant Park, Franklin Furnace, Fridman Gallery and Art Production Fund, Bryant Park, NY
2015 Alula in Blue, Fridman Gallery, New York City, NY
2015 Mauve Bird with Yellow Teeth Red Feathers Green Feet and a Rose Belly, PART BLUE, The Watermill Center, Long Island, NY, and The Knockdown Center, Brooklyn, NY
2014 My Hands are the Shape Of My Height, Transformer, Washington, DC
2014 Performing Studio, Triangle/Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn, New York
2014 One and One, One and Two, One and Three, One and Four, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2013 The Lion Who Liked Strawberries, Art Production Fund, PS3, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Nevada
2013 One Thing Leads To Another, Spring Equinox at The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana
2012 What we have in our pockets, performance event in collaboration with the author Etgar Keret, apexart, New York City, NY
2011 One Thing Leads To Another: Part 2, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York City, NY
2011 One Thing Leads To Another, PERFORMA 11, presented by RECESS Activities, New York, NY
2009 Empty is Also, Sculpture – Dance collaboration by Tamar Ettun and Emily Coates, Commissioned by RoseLee Goldberg of PERFORMA 09 presented by the X-initiative, New York, NY
2009 Post Traumatic Trance Dance Disorder, Center of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

Selected Group Exhibitions and Performances

2017 It’s Happening! 50 Years of Public Art in NYC Parks, Central Park, New York
2017 Yellow to Pink, Art in Buildings, curated by Jennie Lamensdorf, New York
2017 The Dreamers, (performance) curated by Ruth Patir, Danspace, New York
2016 "A Question / Some Mild Anxiety / The Results", Tim Kerr, Johanna Jackson, Andy Coolquitt, Tamar Ettun, Chris Johanson, Dana Dart-McLean, Co-Lab projects, curated by Russell Etchen, Austin, Texas
2016 TRILATERATION | Andy Coolquitt, Tamar Ettun, Michael Loveland curated by Ombretta Argo, Diana Lowenstein Gallery, Miami, FL
2015 Cyborg, curated by William Corwin, Zurcher Gallery, NY
2015 Mingled Bodies, curated by Jovana Stokic, Vanity Projects, New York City, NY
2015 vois-tu pas...que je brûle - do you not see..., Tamar Ettun and Jessica Robbins, Curated by Natasha Marie Llorens, with Natasha Hoskins, Commissioned by Artist Alliance, New York City, NY
2015 Illegal Souvenirs, Curated by Annesofie Sandal, Field Projects Gallery, New York City, NY
2015 Pre-Midnight, Tamar Ettun and Molly Lowe, curated by Adi Puterman, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
2015 Prava Festival, Pike and Roses, MD
2015 Tightened, As If by Pliers, Ortega y Gasset Projects Presents at The Knockdown Center, Curated by Joshua Bienko and Leeza Meksin, New York
2014 Out to See, outdoor exhibition on South Seaport Manhattan, curated by Sara Reisman, New York, NY
2014 Summer Monday, Curated by Amanda Parmer, e-flux, New York, NY
2014 Last Day of Folly, Madison Square Park, New York, NY
2014 AIR SPACE, Abron’s Art Center, New York, NY
2014 Still Acts, Curated by Ian Daniel and Sara Reisman, La MaMa La Galleria, New York, NY
2014 Meat Cleavers and Screen Savers for the New Age, Performance at Kunsthalle Galapagos, New York, NY
2013 We Live With Animals, Van Alen Institution, PERFORMA 13, New York, NY
2013 Goods, Bat Yam Museum, Bat Yam, Israel
2012 Socrates Sculpture Park: EAF 12, Long Island City, New York, NY
2012 Summer Solstice, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Trees, Art and Jewish Thought, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco
2011 Odyssey Of Iksa, The Herzelia Bienialle, ARTLV, Curated by Ory Dassou, Israel
2011 Israel from Within and from Without, Boston University Rubin Frankel Gallery, Boston
2010 Hand Held History, Queens Museum of Art, Video summit, New York, NY
2009 Reinventing rituals, Rite Now: Sacred and Secular in video, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY

Awards / Residencies
2016 Iaspis, Swedish Arts Grants Committee
2016 Artis Contemporary, Exhibition grant
2015/6 Visiting Scholar, NYU Steinhardt Department of Art
2105/6 Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art
2015/6 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Work Space Residency
2015 Fountainhead Residency
2014/5 The Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant
2014/5 The Watermill Center
2014 Triangle Arts Association Residency
2014 MacDowell Fellowship
2013/4 Abron’s Art Center AIRSpace Residency
2013 Art Production Fund Grant and Residency Program
2013 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Swing Space Residency
2012 Socrates Sculpture Park Residency and Exhibition
2012 Triangle Artist Workshop Residency
11/09 Artis Contemporary
2011 RECESS Activities
2010 The Alice English Kimball Fellowship, Yale School of Art
2009 WPP, The World Performance Project
2009/10 America Israel Foundation, AICF

Selected Press:
2017 Wall Street Journal by Sarah Corona,
2016 Hyperallergic, by Carey Dunne
2016
Cora Magazine, by Yvonne Ihmels, P.12-13. (Sweden)
2016 The Creators Projects/VICE by Nate Ainley
2015
Interview with Sarah Murkett at the Huffington Post
2015
Art critical review by William Corwin
2015
Hyperallergic review by Gabriella Santiago Vancak
2015
Interview with Natasha Kurchanova at Studio International
2015 Modern Painters, by Jennifer Piejko
2015 Bomb Magazine, interview with Naomi Lev
2014 The Washington Post by Mark Jenkins
2014 Hyperallergic, by Daniel Larkin
2014 Vogue, by MARK GUIDUCCI
2014 Hyperallergic, Hrag Vartanian
2014 Art Forum online video
2013 Haaretz Magazine, Keshet Rosenblum (Hebrew)
2011 The New York Times, Hilarie M. Sheets
2011 The Observer, Dan Duray
2010 “Performa 09, Back to futurism”, Edited by Roselee Goldenberg
2010 “The X Initiative Yearbook”, Edited by Cecilia Alemani, Published by Mousse, Milan
2009 New York Times, Roberta Smith
2009 New York Magazine, Jerry Saltz, 2009
2009 Art Forum online video
2009 Art Daily Magazine

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