Tamara Kostianovsky was born in 1974 in Jerusalem, Israel and grew up in Buenos Aires, Argentina. She received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the National School of Fine Arts “Prilidiano Pueyrredón” in Buenos Aires (1998), and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (2003).



2003 MFA, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA                             
1998 BFA, Escuela Nacional de Bellas Artes “Prilidiano Pueyrredon”, Buenos Aires, Argentina

Selected Solo Exhibitions 

2023  Upcoming solo show, Denver Botanic Gardens, curator Lisa Eldred

2022  Upcoming solo show, Slag Gallery, NYC

2021 Fibrous Landscapes, Galerie RX, Paris
2021 Between Wounds and Folds, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY                                                                           
2021 Tamara Kostianovsky: Savage Legacy, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, Mass
2017 To Prevent Bad Luck, Y Gallery, NY
2015 Relic, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI
2015 After Goya, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
2011 Seeing Red, Magrorocca Galleria, Milan, Italy
2011 Stains, Slag Gallery, NY
2008 Actus Reus, Black and White Gallery, NY
2006 Diaspora, Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, Philadelphia, PA
2004 Hair-Map, University of the Arts, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, PA                     
2001 Phantasmata, Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 Arbres, Les Franciscaines Centre dArt, Deauville, FR

2022 Nature, Slag & RX Galleries, NYC/Paris

2021 Coton, Dissonances Artistiques, Musée de Textile de Cholet, Cholet, FR
2021 Life, Death, Justice, OCA-Ogden Contemporary Arts, Ogden, UT
2021  If You Lived Here, You'd be Home by Now, Wassaic Project, NY
2021 Everyday Magic: Artistic/Gnostic Impulses, National Arts' Club, NY
2020 Rooted, Trees in Contemporary Art, Palo Alto Art Center, Palo Alto, CA                      
2020 Inside Art, Children’s Museum of Manhattan, NY                                                                 
2019 Woven Walls, Morgan Lehman Gallery, NY                                                                  
2019 Arcadia Earth, The First Immersive Augmented Reality Journey through Planet Earth, NY
2019 Off Menu: Contemporary Art About Food, Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA                                    
2019 Feast and Famine, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, NJ                                        
2019 Ficciones, Bienal Sur, Centro Cultural Paco Urondo, Buenos Aires, Argentina                                
2019 Fauna of Mirrors, LIU, Brooklyn NY                                                                        
2016 Natural Resistance, Y Gallery, NY
2016 Weave Wars, Indianapolis Art Center, IN
2014 El Museo Starter Kit, El Museo del Barrio, NY
2014 Apocryphal Times, Friedman Benda Gallery, NY
2013 Voces y Visiones, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV
2013 Nourritures Premiers, Maison&Object, Paris Nord Villepinte, Paris, France                   
2013 Vista, Plans and Cultural Landscapes, University of Maryland, MD
2010 Consume, Exit Art, NY
2010 Hair Tactics, Jersey City Museum, NJ
2009 Reinventing Ritual, The Jewish Museum, NY
2009 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Socrates Sculpture Park, NY
2007 The (S) Files 007/ El Museo’s Bienal, El Museo del Barrio, NY
2006 Wild Girls, Exit Art, NY
2005 Other America, Exit Art, NY
2003 The L Factor, Exit Art, NY

Awards, Honors, and Residencies  

2021 Yaddo Artist Residence, NY
2015 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Process Space, Governors Island, NY   
2012 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, NY
2012 Franconia Sculpture Park/Jerome Foundation Fellowship, MN
2010 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, NY
2009 New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) Fellowship, NY
2009 Emerging Artist Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, NY
2009 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Swing Space, NY
2009 Artist Alliance Visual Arts Residency, NY
2008 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, NY
2008 Cisneros-Fontanals Foundation (CIFO), Finalist, FL
2008 Visiting Artist Program, School of Visual Arts, NY
2005 Pew Fellowships in the Arts, Finalist, Philadelphia, PA
2005 Pennsylvania Council on the Arts, SOS Grant, Philadelp hia, PA