Tamara Kostianovsky’s work has been exhibited both nationally and internationally, in solo and group shows at venues including: The Jewish Museum, NY; El Museo del Barrio, NY; Socrates Sculpture Park, NY; Friedman Benda Gallery, NY; Sydney Opera House, Sydney, Australia; Magrorocca galleria d’arte, Milan, Italy; Nevada Museum of Art, NV; The Volta Show, NY; Maison et Object, Paris, France; the Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, Grand Rapids, MI, and Y Gallery, NY.
Kostianovsky is the recipient of several grants and awards. Selected awards include: The John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, The New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, two Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grants, and a grant from The Pennsylvania Council on the Arts.
Kostianovsky's notable residencies include the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Residency, NY; Franconia Sculpture Park, MN; Artists Alliance, NY, and an upcoming artist residency in the Wave Hill Gardens in the Bronx. Kostianovsky's work has been written about by publications including The New York Times, Hyperallergic.com, The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, The Village Voice, DesignBoom.com, Marie Claire Maison, La Repubblica, Gastronomica Magazine, UFunk.net, Brooklyn Magazine, Fastcodesign.com, El Diario, as well as in other publications in France, Italy, the Netherlands, Norway, and Argentina.
Born Jerusalem, Israel and raised in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Tamara Kostianovsky was educated at the National School of Fine Arts of Buenos Aires, Argentina (B.F.A.) and at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA (M.F.A. Sculpture). She is a faculty member at the School of Visual Arts, NY and a lecturer at the Museum of Modern Art, NY.