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The first installment in the Newark Rhythms Visiting Artist Lecture Series.

Tamar Ettun is a sculptor and educator based in Brooklyn, New York. She teaches at Columbia University School of Arts, Lehman College, and The New School Parsons School of Design.

She is the founder of The Moving Company, an artist collective that creates performances in public spaces, including a social engagement project with Brooklyn teens hosted by The Brooklyn Museum.

In 2010, Ettun received her MFA from Yale University, where she was awarded the Alice English Kimball Fellowship. She studied at Cooper Union in 2007, while earning her BFA from Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem.

She has exhibited and performed at venues such as Pioneer Works, The Barrick Museum UNLV, Art Omi Sculpture Garden, The Watermill Center, e-flux, Sculpture Center, Knockdown Center, Madison Square Park, Bryant Park, Socrates Sculpture Park, Indianapolis Museum of Art, The Jewish Museum, Uppsala Art Museum, Fridman Gallery, Braverman Gallery, Herzliya Biennial, PERFORMA 09, 11 and 13, among others. Awards and fellowships include The Pollock Krasner Foundation, Franklin Furnace, MacDowell Fellowship, Marble House Project, RECESS, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Art Production Fund and Iaspis, Swedish Arts Grant Committee.

The Newark Rhythms Visiting Artist Lecture Series 2019-20 is co-presented with Express Newark + Shine Portrait Studio + ACM, the Department of Arts, Culture + Media.