BIOGRAPHYEDUCATION & WORK
Tammy Mike Laufer, born in Tel-Aviv 1960.
Digital Media Artist. Work and live in Israel. 3D digital drawing, video art, Photography.
The 44 DEGREES, a free online art magazine, was established at the beginning of 2013 by Tammy Mike Laufer, dedicated to the promotion of contemporary Israeli artists.
1974 - 1978 Graduated from the High school major in Architecture, Ramat Gan.
1978 - 1980 Military service.
1981 - 1983 Professional Studies Graphic Design, Technion, Tel Aviv Extension.
1984 - 1987 Projects in Architecture and Design.
1989 - 1994 Taught visual arts and craft in Elementary school, Ramat Gan.
1991 Continuing education program for Designers at Sivan College Tel Aviv.
1996 - 1998 Design of 200 Hebrew fonts series, Studio TML, Ramat-Gan.
1999 - 2009 Art Director, Pecan Ltd computer games design, Ramat-Gan.
2009 - Present International artist, participates in exhibitions around the World.
2013 - Present 44 DEGREES The online art magazine- Founder, Developer, Designer, Art Director, Producer, Editor, Builder and Manager the website.
Tammy Mike Laufer deals with issues which are often social, not always pleasant. Pain, female body, life cycles, the Holocaust, Social protest. This is her way to express her self the way she deals with various topics. The unique technique which she creates drawing best three-dimensional computerized, is the style of her work and her handwriting.
2019 – "THE NEW YORK ART COLLECTION" Solomon arts gallery, Manhattan, June16 - July 4, New York City.
2017 – "BETWEEN THE LAYERS" Gateway Art Center NYC Gallery, Manhattan, New York City.
2015 – “It’s Not A Game" Gateway Art Center NYC Gallery, Manhattan, New York City.
2011 – “We Love The Sixties,” Tribute exhibition for fundraising for ‘Pitchon Lev’ – Park Ranana, Israel.
2010 – “Pigs Crisis,” Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel.
2008 – “Metal Dreams,” Wohal Center Gallery, Bar Ilan University. Ramat-Gan. Israel.
2006 – “Urbanaym,” Windows Gallery, Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv. Israel
2005 – “Virtual Exhibition,” Alternative Gallery, Tel Aviv-Jaffa. Isarel.
Selected Group Exhibitions:
MODULES- Millepiani -Rome, Italy.
SeeMe- "Creators Deserve to be Seen" project. NYC
SCOPE Art Fair, collection The Voice of the Artist, See Me project. Miami Beach, FL.
“MOMENTS IN TIME” Gateway Art Center, Manhattan NYC.
The International Holocaust Memorial Day, Shoah Film Collection, video art, Muza Plus Gallery, Jaffa, Israel.
Cologne One Minute Film Festival, video art “Touch the Fame,” Ashram, Guwahati/India.
David at Musrara School From: Jacob’s Alive MacMillan – Video art project- Musrara, Jerusalem.
“Fringes of Dream” Online exhibition at The Museum Of Digital Fine Arts- MODFA.
The Israeli Biennale II held online at 3DVAS.
Shoah Film Collection – Jewish Culture & Information Center Vilnius – Regional Museum of Kedainiai – in Lithuania.
Artist of the Month of the Jewish Federation of North America. (New York Gala).
SFC – Shoah Film Collection in Poland, a collaboration between Warsaw Jewish Film Festival & artvideo KOELN – The Museum of the History of Polish Jews, Warsaw.
“MAMA” Online exhibition, International Museum of Women, San Francisco, CA.
The Contemporary Middle Eastern, Pennsylvania, USA.
“Thoughts On The Dancing Body” WEB ART at the Digital Arts Festival-Portugal.
SFC Shoah Film Collection in partnership between Riga Ghetto & Latvian Holocaust Museum.
Artists Wanted- Art Takes Times Square 2012 New York.
Museum of Experimental Art Mexico City.
Warsaw the 10 Jewish Film Festival, Poland.
Return, Remember, 2011 Brooklyn Arts Council.
“Drawing Connections” al Siena Art Institute Italy.
“Memory of the Holocaust,” CologneoFF . Smolny University, Saint- Petersburg, Russia.
“Magmart – Video under Volcano,” Palazzo Center for Contemporary Arts, Naples, Italy.
“Feel Free to Feel Green,” Sixth Video Art Festival, Athens, Greece.
“Blue Sky,” Takada Civic Library Gallery, Imai Art Museum, Nigata, Japan.
“Imagine John Lennon,” Art Director, Performing Arts Center, Tel Aviv.
The Annual International Festival of Video Art, Miden, Greece.
“Memory of the Holocaust Is Not Dead,” Shoah Film Festival, Cologne, Germany.
Biennial of Contemporary Art, outdoor video project, New York.
“Outside the Box,” Tel Aviv 100th Anniversary, Tel Aviv.
Gilad Shalit – posters exhibition, Hakaze Gallery, Nahariya.
“MyMementoVid,” video art project, Scalamata Gallery, Venice Biennale 53 Italy.
“Israeli Artists’ Book,” Jaffa Museum, Tel Aviv.
“Yezira Israelit,” Jewish Center, Manhattan, New York.
My works and video arts are similar to mental puzzles, where you can travel from one point to another by analyzing a picture’s symbolic objects. there is always something for the observer to discover.
I never force my vision or push my philosophical opinion on the viewers, each and every one, can give theirs philosophy to my creation.
My art is surreal reality, all in my head. The viewer take a journey to places just as real as those you might find in this reality.
When I start working on a new scene, it's like enter to a fantasy dream.
like starting your new only virtual world. “Everything is possible” and in
the majority of my works I am trying to combine visual realities, with subconscious emotions and philosophical thoughts.
I create my virtual world, with 3d software and 2d paint software. Using combinations of renderings, lightings, textures and shapes.
Computers don’t make art, people do. Computers are creative tools much sophisticated ones. It’s a fresh creative tool of a new generation.