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Born in Jerusalem, Israel, 1982. Lives and works in New York. 



Tamar Ettun is a Brooklyn based sculptor and performance artist. She is the founder and director of The Moving Company. 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. Her numerous exhibitions and performances include: The Watermill Center, Vanity Projects, e-flux, Transformer, NADA NYC, Madison Square Park, Braverman Gallery, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Andrea Meislin Gallery, PERFORMA 11, PERFORMA 09. Ettun has been honored by several organizations including Franklin Furnace, Iaspis, The Pollock Krasner, Fountainhead Residency, The Watermill Center, MacDowell Fellowship, Abrons Arts Center, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Art Production Fund, Socrates Sculpture Park, Artis, RECESS, and Triangle Arts Association. Ettun is currently working towards a solo show at the Upsala Museum of Art that will open in 2016.

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Gallery Exhibitions 


March 8 - 11, 2018

Eat a Pink Owl

September 9 - October 14, 2017


November 12 - December 10, 2016

ruby onyinyechi amanze, Michele Bubacco, Tamar Ettun, Brian Fernandes-Halloran

Alula in Blue

September 19 - October 28, 2015

UNTITLED Miami Beach

December 2 - 6, 2015


Eat a Pink Owl

Featuring essays by Wendy Vowel and Barry Schwabsky.

Alula in Blue

Featuring essays by Steven Henry Madoff, Claire Barliant and Natasha Marie Llorens.

Selected Press

Tamar Ettun: About Shadows of Pink and Shades of Power (and vice-versa)

Wall Street International

November 10, 2017 

Tamar Ettun's Eat a Pink Owl: The Art of Assembly 

Honeysuckle Magazine 

October 4, 2017 

Interview with Tamar Ettun by Heather Zizes


September 28, 2017 

51 New York Gallery Shows that You need to (Somehow) See This September

artnet news

September 7, 2017

2017 Is the Year of Aggression for This Annual Performance Art Series

The Creators Project

December 16, 2016

Performance Artist Tamar Ettun on Sculpting With People

Huffington Post

October 22, 2015


Objects with an Absurd Urge to Move.


October 22, 2015


Tamar Ettun's Embodied Sculptures

Art Critical

October 21, 2015


Tamar Ettun: ‘I am using the structure of a religious practice as a fold for my art-making’

Studio International

October 2, 2015


Modern Painters/ Introducing Tamar Ettun: Live Sculptures and Performing Stillness

Modern Painters

March 7, 2015


Tamar Ettun by Naomi Lev

BOMB Magazine

January 12, 2015

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