Tamara Kostianovsky Visiting Artist Lecture | Feb 1

The Department of Craft/Material Studies presents a visiting artist lecture by Tamara Kostianovsky on Tuesday, February 1 from 12:30 – 2:00pm at the Bowe Street Parking Deck, Room 535, 609 Bowe St., Richmond, VA.


Tamara Kostianovsky was born in Jerusalem, Israel in 1974, 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 and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA. Kostianovsky is the recipient of distinguished awards, including a fellowship from the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation, and grants from New York Foundation for the Arts and the Pollock-Krasner Foundation.

In the United States, her work has been exhibited at venues such as El Museo del Barrio, NY.; The Jewish Museum, NY; Fuller Craft Museum, MA; Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, MI; The University of the Arts, PA; Nevada Museum of Art, NV, and many others. She has presented solo and group exhibitions in Italy, France, and Argentina.

Amongst many others, Kostianovsky’s artwork has been featured and reviewed in prestigious publications such as The New York Times, The Boston Globe, WBUR, The Village Voice, Marie Claire, La Repubblica, El Diario New York, Colossal, and Hyperallergic.

The artist lives and works in New York.