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).
Her work has been exhibited in solo and group exhibitions at El Museo del Barrio, NY (2007 and 2019); The Jewish Museum NY (2009); Bienal Sur, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2019); Musee du Textile et de la Mode, Cholet, France (2021); Children’s Museum of Manhattan, NY (2020); Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY (2021); Fuller Craft Museum, Boston (2021); Slag Gallery (2009 and 2021); Y Gallery, NY (2017); RX Gallery, Paris, France (2021); Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI (2015), and many others.
The artist has been awarded awards and residencies from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (2010), the New York Foundation for the Arts (2009), the Pollock-Krasner Foundation (2012, 2008), and Yaddo (2021).
Work by the artist is included in the collection of El Museo del Barrio, NY and in numerous private collections in the United States, Canada and in Europe. The artist lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.
Tamara Kostianovsky is represented by Slag Gallery, NY.