Avner Katz
Avner Katz, Gym
	
Avner Katz, What`s Happening Out There
	Avner Katz, Six Pinecones from Yosemite Park
Avner Katz, Night Swim
	Avner Katz, Day in the Public Park
		
Avner Katz, Moonlit Night in Canada Park
Avner Katz, After Youth, by Rainer Maria RilkeAvner Katz, After YeseninAvner Katz, Lawn MowersAvner Katz, I Sit in the Home Garden and  ThinkAvner Katz, Poetic Moment in the Public GardenAvner Katz, Trip Abroad
Avner Katz, Family WorkshopAvner Katz, UntitledAvner Katz, UntitledAvner Katz, UntitledAvner Katz, Five Figures OutdoorsAvner Katz, Physical Activity

Born in Kibbutz Ramat Rachel, 1939
Lives and works in Ramat Hasharon

1955-1959 Studied at the Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem
1964-1966 Studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts, London
1973-1978 Taught at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
1976-1979 Taught at the Avni School of Painting and Sculpture, Tel Aviv
1976-1980 Taught at the Midrasha Art Teachers Training College, Ramat Hasharon
Since 1978 Teaches in the Fine Art Department, University of Haifa
1985-1993 Senior Lecturer, in the Fine Art Department, University of Haifa
1988-1991 Head in the Fine Art Department, University of Haifa
1993-2007 Associate Professor, the Fine Art Department, University of Haifa
Since 2007 Professor Emeritus, the Fine Art Department, University of Haifa

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1972 "Tempera on Paper", Dugit Gallery, Tel Aviv
1974 "Recent Works on Paper" The Artists' House, Jerusalem
1975 "Works on Paper", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1976 "Ceramic Sculptures", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1978 "New Paintings", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1986 "New Paintings", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1987 "Illustrations/Paintings", Herzliya Museum of Art
1990 "Avner Katz", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
"Linocuts", The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan
1991 "Illustrations 1970-1991", Ruth Youth Wing, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
"Linocuts", Danielle Peleg Art Gallery, Detroit
1992 "New Works", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1993 "New Works", Noga Gallery for Contemporary Art
"Dapim", Herzliya Museum of Art
1994 "Illustrations: Every Picture Tells a Story", The Illustration Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
1995 "Air Mail", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1996 "Different Works", The Art Gallery, University of Haifa
1998 "Love Poems: Paintings Inspired by Nathan Alterman’s Love Poems", Bialik House, Tel Aviv
1999  "Small Monuments", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
"Avner Katz", Widener Library, Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
2001 "New Works 1999-2000", The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan
2002 "The Next Generation", The Municipal Art Gallery, Afula
2003 "Erez Checkpoint", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
2004 "Requiem", The Gallery on the Cliff, Netanya
2005  "New Works," The Art Gallery, Kibbutz Givat Haim Ichud
"Leisure Time in Heaven", Bineth Gallery, Tel Aviv
2006 "Illustrations for Miguel de Cervantes Don Quixote", Yad Labanim House, Ramat Hasharon
2007 "The Meisters", The Art Gallery, Oranim Academic College, Kiryat Tivon
"Pinecones: Paintings, Sculptures and Works on Paper, 1966-2007", Hecht Museum and                     the Art Gallery, University of Haifa
2013 "Selected Wooden Sculptures", Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
"Dress Rehearsal", Tel Aviv Museum of Art (cat.)
2016 "Automania", Gordon Gallery 2, Tel Aviv

Prizes and Awards

1980 The IBBY International Prize for Children’s Literature, UNESCO, Prague
The Ben Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children’s Book, The Israel   Museum, Jerusalem
1984  The Ben Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children’s Book, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1985 The Nahum Gutman Prize for Children’s Illustrations, Tel Aviv
1986 The Ben Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children’s Book, The Israel   Museum, Jerusalem
1988  The Ben Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children’s Book, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1991 Josef Lada Medal for Children’s Illustrations, Prague
1996 The Israel Discount Prize for an Israeli Artist, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
The Ben Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children’s Book, The 
Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1998 The Ben Yitzhak Award for the Illustration of a Children’s Book, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2002 Hadassah Prize, Haifa Foundation for Illustration of Children's Books
2003 The Israeli Minister of Education, Culture and Sport Prize for Plastic Art
2008 Yakir Bezalel Award, Bezalel School of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem

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