• Bio


    Tamara Kostianovsky is an Argentine-American artist whose work addresses the environment, violence, and consumer culture, often employing discarded clothing to create visceral and intricate sculptures and installations. She has presented solo exhibitions at the Baker Museum, FL; Denver Botanic Gardens, CO; Smack Mellon, NY; Fuller Craft Museum, Boston, MA; Slag Gallery, NY; RX Gallery, Paris, France; Ogden Contemporary Arts, UT, and other venues. Her work has been exhibited in group exhibitions El Museo del Barrio NY; The Jewish Museum NY; Nevada Museum of Art, NV; Bienal Sur, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Musée du Textile et de la Mode, Cholet, France; Children’s Museum of Manhattan, NY, and many others. In 2024, Ms. Kostianovsky will present her first solo institutional exhibition in Europe at the Musée de la Chasse et de la Nature in Paris, France, while completing a monumental commission for the Miami Port in Florida.
    Kostianovsky is the recipient of distinguished awards including a Guggenheim Fellowship and grants from New York Foundation for the Arts, the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, The Virginia A. Groot Foundation, and others. Her work has been reviewed in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, WBUR, the Village Voice, Marie Claire, La Repubblica, El Diario New York, Colossal, and Hyperallergic, and many others. Selected Residencies include Yaddo, L’AiR Arts, Wave Hill Gardens, LMCC, Socrates Sculpture Park, and Franconia Sculpture Park.
    Kostianovsky received a BFA from the National School of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina, and an MFA from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia.