Erez Israeli

Born in Beer Sheva, Israel 1974
Lives and works in Tel Aviv and Berlin

Education
2014 MFA, Advanced Studies Program in Fine Art, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Tel Aviv
2003 BFA, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit-Berl Academic College, Israel

Teaching 
2013    Head of the Sculpture Department, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit-Berl College
2010 – 2013 Lecturer of Art, Scultpture and Art Instructor at Kibbtizm College, Department of Art
2010 – 2013 Lecturer of Sculpture and Video Art, College of Management Academic Studies, Department of Interior Design, Tel Aviv
2007 – 2013 Lecturer of Scultprue and Video Art, Art Instructor, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit-Berl College
2012 – Curator of the Graduate‘s Exhibition, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit-Berl College, Israel
2004 – 2011 Teacher of History of Art, Scultpure and Art Instructor, Telma Yalin High School of Arts
2004 – 2010 Teacher of Art, Scultpture and Art Instructor, Meyerhoff Centre for Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2007 – 2008 Curator of the Graduate‘s Exhibition, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit-Berl College, Israel

Scholarships and Awards
2019 The Falkenrot Prize-winner
2012 Award of the Israeli Minister of Culture
2011 Goethe-Institut Artist Residence Exchange, Israel
2010 The Beatrcie S. Koliner Award for Young Israeli Artists, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
2009 The Dan Sandel and Sandel Family Foundation Sculpture Award, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2007 The Legacy Heritage Fund Prize, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2006 The Hadassah and Rafael Klatchkin Prize for Art, America-Israel Cultural Foundation
Young Artist Award, Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport
2005 America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship
The Rich Foundation Award for Education, Culture and Welfare, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Tel Aviv
Isracard and Tel Aviv Museum of Art Prize for an Israeli Artist
2004 Excellence Scholarship, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
2003 Excellence Scholarship, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit-Berl Academic College, Israel
Berl Katznelson Excellence Scholarship for Installation, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit-Berl Academic College, Israel
2002 America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship
Excellence Scholarship, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit-Berl Academic College, Israel

Solo Exhibitions
2019 Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2017 Die klare Sonne bringt’s an den Tag, Galerie Crone, Vienna, Austria
Birds, Art Academy of Latvia, Riga, Latvia
2015 “The Difference Between OOOOH and AAAAH”, Galerie Crone, Berlin
Erez Israeli at Viennacontemporary, Galerie Crone, Berlin, Vienna, Austria
2014 “Firewall Mural”, a wall painting project on the Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2013 “Berlin 2013”, Givon Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2012 “Lowland”, Givon Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv
2012 “Erez Israeli – Prints”, Tel-Aviv Art Museum
2010 “Erez Israeli: Ashpara”, candidate at the last stage for the Nathan
Gottsdiner Award, the award for Israeli Art, Tel-Aviv Art Museum.
2009 “Friday Night”, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
2007 “Love Song”, Emergency Exit New Media Center, Haifa Museum of Art
2003 “21 Self Exhibitions”, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel

Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 The Case of Hiroshima, Museum of the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
2018 The Magic Kingdom, Uri Rami Nehostan Museum, Kibbuz Ashdot Yaakov, Israel
The Great Escape, New Art from Berlin, Pop/off/Art Gallery Moscow, Russia
Body Talk, Circle1 Gallery, Berlin, Germany
About Heroes, Memorial Center Gallery Tivon, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
2017 Dreams and Dramas, New Zuzeum Art Center, Riga, Latvia
Izrael Banzai: Contemporary Israeli art, Hotel Bogota, Berlin, Germany
2016 Behold the Man: Jesus in Israeli Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Impressions 6 – Return of the Paper / Thoughts on Drawing: The 6th Biennale for Drawing in Israel, Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel
2015 Un Musée imaginaire, Collection Lambert in Avignon, France
Poland – Israel – Germany: The Experience of Auschwitz, MOCAK, Museum of Contemporary Art, Krakow, Poland
Beuys, Beuys, Beuys, Artist House Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv, Israel
Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel
2014 “Progress and Hygiene”, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
“Back to Berlin”, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel
“Concrete, Bulimia”, Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Center, Tel Aviv
“The Winners, 2013”,The Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
2013 “Blood of the Maccabees: Memory and Bereavement in Israeli Art”, the Negev
Museum of Art, Beer Sheva
“Print Time”, Tefen Museum.
“End Foretold” p8 Gallery, Tel Aviv
“War Game”, Horanim Gallery , Kiryat Tivon
2012 “Beyond Memory”, Museum on The Seam, Jerusalem
“The Absent Body”, Beit Hatfutsot – The Museum of The Jewish People, Tel Aviv,
“Bronner Residency: Die Stipendiaten”, Kit Museum, Dusseldorf, Germany
2011 “Erez Israeli – Gili Avissar “, Museum Goch, Germany
“Body without Body”. Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin
“wreaths”, permanent work at the Tel-Aviv Art Museum
“Nimrod’s Descendants” , The Jerusalem Artists’ House
2010 “Susan Hiller: A Work in Progress”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
“Tachycaria – Tribute to Francis Bacon”, Sommer Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Shelf Life”, Haifa Art Museum, Haifa, Israel
“Family Files”, The Jewish Museum, Munich, Germany
“The Silence Before the Storm”, Winzavod Center for Contemporary Art Moscow, Russia
2009 “Flesh and Blood”, Rachel and Israel Pollak Gallery, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
“Four Openings in Israeli Art”, Bezalel Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Second Show: Contemporary Art from The Israel Museum, Jerusalem”, Mani House, Tel Aviv
2008 “Israeli Contemporary Art”, Complesso del Vittoriano , Rome
“First Show Contemporary Art from The Israel Museum, Jerusalem”, Mani House, Tel Aviv
“Real Time, Art in Israel, 1998-2008”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
“Art of the State, Contemporary Photography and Video Art from Israel”, Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam
“Territorial Bodies, Contemporary Sculpture from Israel”, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague
“Depletion, Works from the Doron Sebbag Art Collection, ORS Ltd.”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2007 “Prize in Art and Design from the Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport”, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Israel
“Engagement: Israeli Photography Now”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
“BoysCraft”, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
“Young Israeli Art Recipients of the Legacy Heritage Fund Prize”, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
“News 2007: New Acquisitions”, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
2006 “Mixed Emotions”, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
“Mini Israel”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
“Salame 006”, Graduation Show, Bazalel Academy of Art and Design, Tel Aviv
“Flowering of the Nightpot”, Kibbutz Be’eri Gallery, Israel
“Life Saver”, The 10th International Architecture Biennale, Venice
“News: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2005 “The New Hebrews: A Century of Art in Israel”, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
“Passages”, The Artists’ House, Tel Aviv
“Orlando”, Jerusalem Print Workshop
2004 “Critically Correct”, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Rose C’est La Vie: On Flowers in Contemporary Art”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
“Time Depot”, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Israel
2003 “Day by Day, Year after Year”, Memorial Center Gallery, Tivon, Israel
“Youth and Longing”, Omanut Haaretz Art Festival, Reading Power Station Compound, Tel Aviv