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Tamar Dolev

Tamar Dolev is an award winning artist who recently won the Bayside library Acquisitive art prize. She has also been the recipient of other awards since completing her Fine art degree from Monash University.

Over the years Tamar has participated in successful group and solo exhibitions as well as other arts related community projects and fundraising events. Tamar has developed her own unique style that is evident in all her creations ranging from, painting, sand art, sculptures, photography, animation as well as designs for her clothing range.

Her passion , her unique and colourful outlook on life and her creativity is evident in her works and her continuing connection and interactions she has created for herself in her community.

Photography
Tamar's photography comes from incidental, quiet journeys that she encounters in her day to day happenings.

Paintings
Throughout the years Tamar has developed her own unique style in her paintings. She creates fun, vibrant characters who go on their own adventures where anything is possible.

Sculpture
Tamar creates imaginative sculptures where she utilise the rubbish, waste, the left behind and other found materials that are then recycled into sculptural forms that are representative of architectural spaces.

Animation
Tamar has been exploring colour, line and shape through other mediums such as animation.

PawPaw Designs
Tamar has recently started her own clothing brand where she designs a range of colourful and fun clothing for baby, children and adults as well as greeting cards. She is also working on writing and illustrating her own Children's book.

CONTACT

[email protected]​​ (Mobile) 0409 020 525

Tamar ART
www.facebook.com/tamarARTaustralia

PawPaw Designs

www.facebook.com/PawPawDesignsAustralia

www.instagram.com/pawpawdesigns

Education

2012-2014: Phoenix Institute of Australia: Diploma of Transpersonal Art Therapy
2010: Fire Station Print Studio: Introduction & Intermediate etching short course
2008: Art Lab: Professional Development course for visual artists
2006: Swinburne University: Certificate III in Business/e-Business
2000-2003: Monash University: Bachelor of Fine Art

Exhibitions

AWARDS
2016: Finalist ; Mission to Seafarers Art Prize, Vic
2014: WINNER: Bayside Library Acquisitive Art Prize, VIC
2009: Finalist: Agendo; emerging artist exhibition, VIC,
2007: Whillouby Art Prize ‘Highly Commended’, NSW

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016: Solo Exhibition, ‘Contrasts’ Studio 106, VIC
2009: Solo Exhibition, Dogs Bar, St. Kilda, VIC
2009: Solo Exhibition, 69 Smith St. Gallery, VIC
2007: Solo Exhibition; ZenZero restaurant, VIC
2005: Solo exhibition, The Muse Bar, St. Kilda, VIC (SOLO)

FUNDRAISER EXHIBITIONS
2016: Multicultural Dance Explosions! Fundraiser event, VIC
Profits to the ‘Asylum Seeker Resource Centre’
www.asrc.org.au/donate-now
2016: Cancer support Fundraiser event, VIC
2014: ‘An Art and Film Feast Fundraiser’, the Sandpit Gallery, VIC
2014: Northside Bizarre Art Fundraiser, VIC
2013: Soul art Fundraiser exhibition for art2healing project,Studio 106, VIC
2010: ‘Small Art Show Fundraiser’ group exhibition, Miss Libertine, Melbourne, VIC
2009: Phoenix Park Fundraiser exhibition, VIC
2008: Fundraiser exhibition, Kings Artist run space, VIC

ARTS FESTIVALS
2008: Chalk the Walk urban arts festival, NSW
2007: ‘Chalk the Walk urban arts festival’, NSW

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016: Group Exhibition, 'Power of 20', Studio 106 artist run space, VIC
2016: Group exhibition, Scugnizzo Restaurant, VIC
2015: Girlhood #2 group art exhibition, The Union Club, VIC
2013: St. Kilda town hall Gallery group exhibition, VIC
2013: Punk Milk Gallery, ‘Street Art’ group exhibition, Fitzroy, VIC
2012: Group Exhibition; ‘TSEVA; Studio 106, VIC
2011: Contemporary Art Society of Victoria, Gallery 314: group exhibition
2011: Mario’s Restaurant, Solo exhibition, VIC
2011: Group exhibition, Studio 106, VIC
2010: Original Mould; emerging artist market, Melbourne, VIC
2010: Photography group exhibition, Brunswick St. Gallery, VIC
2010: Glen Eira artists group exhibition, Glen Eira Town Hall Gallery, VIC
2010: Arts Blitz group exhibition, Kingston town hall, VIC
2010: Group exhibition, Studio 106, VIC
2010: Linden postcard show, St. Kilda, VIC
2009: ‘Agendo’ group exhibition, VIC
2009: Photography group exhibition, Brunswick St. Gallery, VIC
2009: Small works group exhibition, Brunswick St. Gallery, VIC
2009: Group exhibition, young UIA, Helen Gory Gallerie, VIC
2009: Group exhibition, Studio 106, VIC
2009: Group exhibition, Hunter Club Community Centre, VIC
2008: Artworks displayed in Art Auction, Guildford LaneGallery, VIC
2008: Ellen Mileo Art Prize group exhibition, 69 Smith StGallery, VIC
2008: Open studio and exhibition space, Guildford LaneGallery, VIC
2008: ‘Out in the south’ group exhibition Kingston arts centre,VIC
2008: Linden postcard group exhibition, VIC
2008: ‘Being Human’ art exhibition, Fairfield, VIC
2008: ‘Being Human’ art exhibition, Nth Fitzroy, VIC
2007: Whillouby Art Prize group exhibition, NSW
2007: Toyota emerging artist group exhibition, VIC
2007: Small works group exhibition, Brunswick St. Gallery, VIC
2007: Daffodil day arts awards, traveling group exhibition,Shepparton, VIC
2007: Em3rge group exhibition, VIC
2007: Daffodil day arts Awards exhibition, VIC
2007: Linden post card show, St. Kilda, VIC
2004: George Paton Gallery, group exhibition, VIC
2003: Daffodil Day arts Awards exhibition, VIC
2003: Albert park art exhibition, VIC
2003: Group exhibition: Link Space, Monash University, VIC
2003: Graduate exhibition, Monash University, VIC
1999: Graduate exhibition, Kibbutz Kfar-Hanassi, ISRAEL

Press

PUBLICATIONS
2016: www.weekendnotes.com
www.weekendnotes.com/the-power-of-20-art-exhibition-artists-studio-106/
2016: www.weekendnotes.com
www.weekendnotes.com/contrasts-tamar-dolev-solo-art-exhibition
2016: www.melbournepress.com
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TXSpHBH_HVw
(YouTube video discussing my solo exhibition ‘Contrasts’)

2016: Feature article in the Australian Jewish Newspaper, VIC
2014: www.talenthouse.com/tamar-dolev/activity
2013: Feature article in the Australian Jewish Newspaper, VIC
2011: Feature article on Jewtribe website
http://newjewishmedia.com/2011/05/12/member-tribe-tamar-dolev/
2010: Artwork featured in Landscape issue: Blanket magazine
http://blanketmagazine.com
2010: Feature article in the Caulfield Leader newspaper, VIC
2010: Feature article in the Caulfield Leader newspaper, VIC
2009: Feature article in the Caulfield Leader Newspaper, VIC
(Tuesday 11th august 2009: pg. 3)
2009: Feature article in the Australian Jewish Newspaper, VIC
(Friday 14th August 2009 pg. 30)
2008: Feature article in Moorabbin Leader titled ‘Out in the South’, VIC

Influences

hundertwasser! Friday Kahlo, Salvador Dali, Dr. Suess, Mirka Mora, The Beatles 'Yellow Submarine'.
Being in Nature, the beach, the bush, animals, wildlife, human interactions, travelling, cars, road trips. Random daily encounters.

86cm (W) x 92cm (H)
Mixed Media
$1,300
70cm (W) x 80cm (H)
Mixed Media
$780