Yaara Zach

Born in 1984, lives and works in Tel Aviv.

Education
2004 BFA program, Dpt. of Fine Arts, Bezalel Academy for Art and Design, Jerusalem
2006 MFA program, Dpt. of Fine Arts, Bezalel Academy for Art and Design, Jerusalem

Teaching
2018 Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art.

Awards, Scholarships & Residencies
2019 Meetfactory Residence, Prague, Czech Republic.
2018 Outset Studimakers Tel Aviv Residence, Tel Aviv
Artport alumni support in an exhibition
2017 Asylum Arts Small Grant for project
Artis Project Grant
Rabinovich Foundation support in an Artist Book
Mifal Hapais Scholarship for a Catalog
2016 Artport support in an artist book
Artport Tel Aviv Residence
2015 The Rabinovich Foundation with the Tel Aviv Municipality Special Project Grant
2013 The Rabinovich Foundation with the Tel Aviv Municipality Special Project Grant
2010 Real Presence10- Independent Cultural Association, Belgrade
Bezalel Academy Scholarship for Excellence
Bezalel Academy Encouragement of creation award
2009 Bezalel Academy Award for Achievements

Solo Exhibitions
2018 Unreasonable Doubt, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Israel (Artist Book)
2016 In Daylight, Raw Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
2014 Manicure Pedicure, Raw Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
2013 Allow me to be indifferent, Janco Dada Museum, Ain Hod

Duo Exhibitions
2018 As the Body with Daniel Tsal, Oranim College Gallery
2014 Grabbing the space with Orly Sever, The NB Haifa college of Design, Haifa

Group Exhibitions
2019 Drop Dead Funny, The Brno House of Arts, Czech Republic
2018 Measure, Givon Art Forum, Tel Aviv
Extract +, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
Biennale for Young Art, Moscow (catalog)
No Place Like Home, Berardo collection Museum, Lisbon (Catalog)
2017 Spreading Out, Basis for Art and Culture, Herzliya (Catalog)
Transform, Alfa Gallery, Miami, Florida
NonFinito, Artport- Center for Young Art, Tel Aviv (Catalog)
No Place Like Home, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (Catalog)
Women Workers’ Movment, Uri and Rami Nechoshtan Museum, Ashdot Yaakov Kibbutz (Catalog)
2016 Color Separations, Basis for Art and Culture, Herzliya (Catalog)
2015 Within Reach, Ashdod Museum of Art, Ashdod. (Catalog)
Carpets: The territory of painting _ From Ido Bar-El to Yaara Zach, The Bezalel Academy Gallery, Tel Aviv
2014 Revealment and Concealment, Bialik House Museum, Tel Aviv
2013 Likeness, Shenkar College Gallery, Ramat-Gan
Ready Set Go, Janco Dada Museum, Ain Hod
Haspentair, Hachalalit, Tel Aviv
Local pulse, Tel Aviv Artists’ House, Tel Aviv. (E Catalog)
2012 More or Less, Shenkar College Gallery, Ramat-Gan
Live soundtracks for movies that don’t yet exist, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Practice makes perfect, Tavi Art Gallery
8 Cube museum space, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2011 Lines made by walking, (Formally Speaking), Haifa Museum of Art. (Catalog)
And what shall we do with painting in the 21st century, (Formally Speaking), Haifa Museum of Art. (Catalog)
Open Call for Snow, Gallery 39 for Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv
Yafo- Tel Aviv: Bezalel MFA Final Show, Jaffa Port. (Catalog)
2010 Art on Fire, Contemporary by Golconda, Tel Aviv
Real Presence 10, Belgrade, Serbia. (Catalog)
2009 Bezalel Academy BFA Final Show, Jerusalem. (Catalog)

Press
2018
Naomi Lev, Yaara Zach-Unreasonable Doubt (review), The Brooklyn Rail
Hagay Hacohen, The Atlas and the Ruins, on Unreasonable Doubt, Jerusalem Post
Maya Asheri, Four most recommended exhibition of summer 2018, Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
Yaara Zach, Unreasonable Doubt, Asylum Magazine, NYC
Debby Luzia, From Frida Kahlo to Klimt: The best exhibitions of 2018 in Israel and abroad, Y-net, (Hebrew)
2017
Uzi Tzur, on Spreading Out, Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
Review on No Place Like Home, Marketopic RU (Russian)
Uzi Tzur, on In Daylight, Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
Uzi Tzur, on Color Separation, Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
2014
Uzi Tzur, on Manicure-Pedicure, (Hebrew)
Eitan Buganim, A different gaze on painting at Bezalel gallery in Tel Aviv, on Carpets: Territories of painting- From Ido Bar-el To Yaara Zach, Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
2011
Smadar Shefi, From the cold lands to my windows, Ha’aretz (Hebrew)
Hila Cohen-Schneiderman, on Jaffa-Tel Aviv, City Mouse (Hebrew)

Publications
2018
Hadas Maor, Unreasonable Doubt, in Lay Low (artist book), Tel Aviv
Nicola Trezzi, Modernity Sui Generis: Notes “Up-On” the Painterly Sculptures of Yaara Zach, in Lay Low (artist book), Tel Aviv
Plan B (version 2), Yaara Zach, in No Place Like Home (catalog), Berardo Collection Museum, Lisbon
2017
Smadar Keren, about Yaara Zach, in ‘Women Workers’ Movement: sculpture, body, action’, in Women Workers’ Movement (catalog)
Plan B, Yaara Zach, in No Place Like Home (catalog), Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Shlomit Breuer, About Yaara Zach, in Spreading Out, (catalog) Basis Gallery, Herzelia, Israel
Nicola Trezzi, Yaara Zach, in Nonfinito 5, Artport, Tel Aviv
2016
Shlomit Breuer, About Yaara Zach, in Color Separation (catalog) Basis Gallery, Herzelia, Israel
2015
Iris Mendel, about Yaara Zach, in ‘Within Reach’ (catalog), Ashdod Museum of Art, Israel
2011
Ruth Director, about Yaara Zach, in ‘Formally Speaking” (catalog), Haifa Museum of Art, Israel