Tamar Ettun is a sculptor, performance artist, and an educator based in Brooklyn, New York. She has had exhibitions and performances at Pioneer Works, The Barrick Museum UNLV, Art Omi Sculpture Garden, The Watermill Center, e-flux, Sculpture Center, Knockdown Center, Madison Square Park, Bryant Park, Socrates Sculpture Park, Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, Uppsala Art Museum, Fridman Gallery, Braverman Gallery, Herzelia Biennial, PERFORMA 09, 11 and 13, among others.
She received awards and fellowships from The Pollock Krasner Foundation, Franklin Furnace, MacDowell Fellowship, Marble House Project, RECESS, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Art Production Fund and Iaspis, Swedish Arts Grants Committee.
Ettun founded The Moving Company, an artist's collective creating performances in public spaces and a social engagement project with Brooklyn teens hosted by The Brooklyn Museum.
Ettun received her MFA from Yale University in 2010 where she was awarded the Alice English Kimball Fellowship. She studied at Cooper Union in 2007, while earning her BFA from Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem. She teaches at Columbia University School’s of Arts, Lehman College, and The New School Parsons School of Design.




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Contact: Tamarettun@gmail.com

Education

2010 MFA Yale University School of Art, Sculpture, CT

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



Selected Solo Exhibitions and Performances

2019 Dead Sea (performance), Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, NY

2018 Jubilation Inflation, The Barrick Museum of Art, University of Nevada, NV

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 Park and Katonah Museum of Art, NY

2016 The Yellow Who Wants, Uppsala Art Museum, Uppsala, Sweden

2016 Mauve Bird with Yellow Teeth Red Feathers Green Feet and a Rose Belly, Part: YELLOW (performance), Bryant Park, New York and Uppsala Botanical Garden, Sweden

2015 Alula in Blue, Fridman Gallery, New York, NY

2015 Mauve Bird with Yellow Teeth Red Feathers Green Feet and a Rose Belly, Part: BLUE (performance), The Watermill Center, Long Island, NY, and The Knockdown Center, Queens, NY

2015 Pre-Midnight, (performance) Tamar Ettun and Molly Lowe, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

2014 My Hands are the Shape Of My Height, Transformer, Washington, DC

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, NV

2013 One Thing Leads to Another, (performance) The Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

2011 One Thing Leads to Another: Part 2, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York City, NY

2011 One Thing Leads to Another, (performance) PERFORMA 11, presented by RECESS, New York, NY

2009 Empty is Also, (performance) in collaboration with Emily Coates, Commissioned by RoseLee Goldberg, PERFORMA 09, X-initiative, New York, NY

2009 Post Traumatic Trance Dance Disorder (performance), curated by Sergio Edelstein, Center of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel


Selected Group Exhibitions and Performances2019 Rosy Fingered Dawn, Pace University Gallery, Curated by Jacob Rhodes & Jen Schwarting 2019 AXxoN N.: A Collective Commentary on David Lynch’s Inland Empire, Essex Flowers, Organized by Jonathan Ehrenberg and Sean McCarthy2018 The Fields, Art Omi (outdoor sculpture) curated by Nicole Hayes, Ghent, New York, NY2017, -18 The Moving Company at Teen Night, The Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY

2017 It’s Happening: 50 Years of Public Art, (performance) NYC Park Department, Central Park, New York, NY

2017 The Dreamers (performance), curated by Ruth Patir, Danspace, New York, NY

2016 Co-Lab projects, curated by Russell Etchen, Austin, Texas

2015 In Practice, Sculpture Center, Curated by Olga Dekalo, Long Island City, NY

2015 TRILATERATION, Diana Lowenstein Gallery, curated by Ombretta Argo, Miami, FL

2015 Illegal Souvenirs, Curated by Annesofie Sandal, Field Projects Gallery, 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

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, 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 Biennale, ARTLV, Curated by Ory Dassou, Israel

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


Teaching

2018--present Adjunct Assistant Professor, Columbia University School of Art, NY
2016--present Adjunct Assistant Professor, Parsons, The New School for Design, NY

2019--present Adjunct Instructor, Sculpture Graduate Program, Brooklyn College,NY

2018--present Adjunct Instructor, Lehman College, NY

2018 Teaching Choreographer, Katonah Museum of Art, NY

2018 Visiting Critic, MFA Program, Hunter College, NY

2017 Visiting Artist Workshop, Columbia University School of Art, NY

2016 Visiting Artist, Drawing Department (multiple workshops), Pratt Institute, NY

2016 Visiting Artist, Columbia University School of Art, NY

2015-6 Visiting Scholar, NYU Steinhardt Department of Art, NY

2015 Visiting Critic, Parsons, The New School, NY

2015 Visiting Artist, School of Visual Art, NY

2015 Visiting Artist, Yale School of Art, CT

2015 Guest Artist, Fine Art, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Israel

2014 Visiting Artist, Interdisciplinary Art Forum, Yale University, CT

2010-2014 Visiting Critic, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Israel


Awards  
2019 Puffin Foundation Grant
2018 Brooklyn Art Council Fund

2016 Artis Contemporary Exhibition Grant

2015 Franklin Furnace Fund for Performance Art

2014 The Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant

2013 Art Production Grant and Residency Program

2011/09 Artis Contemporary Art Fund Artist Grant

2010 The Alice Kimball English Traveling Fellowship, Yale School of Art

2009 The World Performance Project at Yale University

2009/10 America-Israel Foundation


Residencies
2019 Pioneer Work
2019 Stoneleaf Artist Retreat
2018 Marble House Project, Dorset, VT

2018 Caldera Arts Center, Bend, OR

2016 Iaspis, The International Artists Studio Program in Stockholm, Sweden

2015-6 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Work Space Residency, New York, NY

2015 Fountainhead Residency, Miami, FL

2014/5 The Watermill Center, Long Island, NY

2014 Triangle Arts Association Residency, New York, NY

2014 MacDowell Fellowship, Peterborough, NH

2013-4 Abron’s Art Center AIRSpace Residency, New York, NY

2013 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Swing Space Residency, New York, NY

2012 Socrates Sculpture Park Residency and Exhibition, New York, NY

2012 Triangle Artist Workshop Residency, New York, NY

2011 RECESS Activities, New York, NY