(July 2018) Tamar Ettun is a Brooklyn based sculptor and performance artist, who is the founder 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, Jerusalem. Ettun has had exhibitions and performances at The Watermill Center, e-flux, Madison Square Park, Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, Uppsala Art Museum, Sweden, Fridman Gallery, PERFORMA 11 and PERFORMA 09. The artist has been honored by organizations including The Pollock Krasner Foundation, Franklin Furnace, Macdowell Fellowship, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Art Production Fund and Socrates Sculpture Park. She is currently preparing for a solo exhibition at the Barrick Museum of Art in Las Vagas, which will open in 2018.
During her residency Ettun is planning to work on the fourth chapter of her color tetralogy, the Orange year of Joy.