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Born in Tel Aviv, 1955

Lives and works in Tel Aviv


Education 

Studied Philosophy at Tel Aviv University

Studied Art at the Kalisher School of Art, Tel Aviv

Taught at Kalisher School of Art, Tel Aviv 

Taught at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem

Teaches at Tel Aviv University

 
Selected Solo Exhibitions 

 

1983    Horace Richter Gallery, Jaffa
1984    Debel Gallery, Jerusalem
1985    Paintings, Ehad Ha'am 90 Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Debel Gallery, Jerusalem
1988    Paintings, Rap Gallery, Tel Aviv
1989    Paintings, Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv
1991    Paintings, (Sukkot) Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
1993    Thatch and Honeycomb, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
           Sunflower Heart, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
1994    Installation, Office in Tel Aviv Gallery
1996    Palm Tree Trunks, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
1998    Landscape, No Landscape, Oranim Academic College, Kiryat Tivon, 
           curatorial studies class; instructor: David Wakstein (cat.)
1998    Dvarim, Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv
1999    Palm Tree Trunks, Rehovot Municipal Art Gallery, and the Art Gallery, Kiryat Tivon  
           Memorial Center; curators: Ada Naamani and Esty Reshef (cat.)
2000    Pools, Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Varda Steinlauf (cat.)                  
2002    Islamic Ornaments, Trees and One Additional Work, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv
2003    Looking Through the Shadows, Villa Waldberta, Munich
2004    Poles, Towers, Bridges, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv
2005    Towers, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art (cat.)
2006    Slits, HaTzuk Gallery, Netanya
   Beneath the Surface, December Gallery, Berlin
2008    Crack, Artists Workshops, Tel Aviv; curator: Vered Zafran Gani (cat.)
2009    Several Matters, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv (cat.)
2009    Twilight: Urban Landscapes, Tel Aviv, The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, 
   Tel Aviv University; curator: Mordechai Omer (cat.) 

2011    Angel in Venice, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012    Sights, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2013    My Heart is in the East, Wilfrid Israel Museum of Art, Kibbutz Hazorea

2014    Traces and Shadows, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

 
Selected Group Exhibitions
 
1982    Singers / Pigs, Dizengoff Center, Tel Aviv
1985    Eighty Years of Israeli Sculpture, Debel Gallery, Jerusalem 
   Drawings, Ehad Ha'am 90 Gallery, Tel Aviv
1987    Large Format", Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan (cat.)
1988    Israeli Art, traveling exhibition, USA; curator: Mary Evangelista (cat.) 
1989    Three-Dimensional Objectivity, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan (cat.)
1990  The Biennale for Sculpture, Ein Hod
  "The Column in Contemporary Israeli Sculpture," The Genia Schreiber University Art 
Gallery, Tel Aviv (cat.)
1991  "Young Artist Award Recipients", Tel Aviv Museum of Art 
"Present-Absent: The Empty Chair in Israeli Art", Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery,  Tel Aviv (cat.)
1993  "Determined Image", Haifa Museum of Art
1994  "Unity", Artists House, Tel Aviv (cat.) 
"Adama", Abraham Goodman Gallery, New York
1995  "My Heart Is in the East", Pyramid Gallery, Haifa
1998  "Women Artists in Israeli Art", Haifa Art Museum (cat.) 
"Friendly Triangle: Pesach Slovoski, Mordechai Geldman,  Maya Chen Levy," The Rachel 
and Israel Pollak Gallery, Kalisher 5, Tel Aviv 
"Contemporary Art in Israel", Kulturzentrum bel den Minoriten, Graz, Austria
1999  "Vision of Light – A Century of Watercolor in Israel", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (cat.)
2000  "Vision and Memory", (Israel-Germany, Part I), Sektor Panzerhalle, Berlin (cat.)
2000  "Vision and Memory", Part I, Joint exhibition of German and Israeli artists, Berlin, 
Germany 
2001  "World Order: Maya Cohen Levy and Yadid Rubin", University Art Gallery, Ben-Gurion  University of the Negev, Be’er Sheba, curatorial studies class; instructor: Haim Maor 
"Exhibition 28: New Prints", Jerusalem Print Workshop
2002  "Sign of Painting", Haifa Museum of Art; curator: Daniela Talmor 
"Vision and Memory" (Israel-Germany, part II), Herzliya Artist Center
2003  "Thou Shalt Make", Time for Art, Tel Aviv  
"Israeli Contemporary", Robert Sandelson Gallery, London (cat.) 
"Concealed and Revealed", Dwek Gallery, Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Jerusalem (cat.)
‏2004  "The 1980s in Israeli Art", Oranim Academic College, Kiryat Tivon 
2005  "On the Banks of the Yarkon", Tel Aviv Museum of Art (cat.) 
"Little Red Riding Hood", DotFiftyOne Gallery, Miami, Florida          
"Sektor Panzerhalle", Berlin (cat.) 
2006  "Double Exposure: Middle Eastern Rooftops", Makor Gallery, New York
"Disengagement", Tel Aviv Museum of Art (cat.)
"Winners of the Culture and Education Ministry Award", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
(cat.)
2007  "Independence Park", Artists House, Tel Aviv
"CT Fish," Ha’Kibbutz Israeli Art Gallery, Tel Aviv (cat.) 
"Moods and Modes in Israeli Photography", Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2008 "My Turn", HaTzuk Gallery, Netanya (cat.) 
"Van Gogh in Tel Aviv", Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv (cat.) 
"Compassion and Rage", Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv
"Souvenirs", University Art Gallery, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheba 
(cat.) 
"Rare Medium", Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (cat.) 
"Plants", Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv 
"2009: Tel Aviv Time", Tel Aviv Museum of Art (cat.) 
"Last Edition", University Art Gallery, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 
Be’er Sheba (cat.) 
2012   "After", Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2013 "Summer Exhibition", Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2014 "Chicago Triangle", Haifa Museum of Art
2015 "Summer Exhibition", Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
    
Prizes and Awards
 
1988–1991 America-Israel Cultural Foundation Prize for a Young Artist
1991  Young Artist Prize
1993  America-Israel Cultural Foundation Foreign Study Grant (China)
2004 Dan Sandel Sculpture Award, Tel Aviv Museum 
IDB Award, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
Israeli Culture and Education Ministry Award 
The Janet and George Japin, America - Israel Cultural Foundation award
Michel Kikoïne Prize, Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv University 
 
Selected Collections

Tel Aviv Museum of Art

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Jewish Museum, New York

Ha’aretz Art Collection

Doron Sebag Collection, ORS Ltd., Tel Aviv

Public and private collections in Israel and abroad

 
 
 
 
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