Gil Marco Shani

Born in 1968 in Tel Aviv
lives and works in Israel

1998 Afpic, Paris Shoe Design Academy
1995 The Slade School of Fine Art, London
1994 Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem

Solo Exhibitions
2009 The Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation exhibition, Tel Aviv Museum of Modern Art, Israel
2009 L’entreprise, Forde Geneva, Switzerland
2007 Gil Marco Shani / Michaela Melian, Revolver-Books Frankfurt (Artist-Book Launch), Germany
Red Chest, Givon Art Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel
2003 Art Focus Israeli Art Biennale Jerusalem, Israel
2001 Safari, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art Tel Aviv, Israel
Gil Shani / Uri Zaig, Ko-jimachi Gallery, Japan
1999 Friendship, Dvir Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel
1997 Pig, Marry Fausi Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel
Decorative Attendants, Israel Museum Jerusalem, Israel
1996 Architect Plan Number 1, Borochov Gallery, Tel Aviv

Group Exhibitions
2013 5 Questions about Painting, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2013 time of human experience, Inga Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2012 Critically Correct / Power Misused, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2010 Reviewing Works that Matter, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2009 Show of Shows and Recent Works, Givon Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel
2008 Real time, The sixth decade: 1998–2008, The Israel Museum Jerusalem, Israel
2007 Fleeing Away From What Bothers You Most, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Sweden
Labyrinth, Botkyrka Konsthall Stockholm, Sweden
2006 Once Upon A Time, Arcos Museum Benevento, Italy
2005 Such stuff as dreams are made on, Chelsea Art Museum New York, USA
Sommer Contemporary, Tel Aviv, Israel
2004 The Mediterraneans, Macro Museum of Contemporary Art Rome, Italy
2003 Chilufim, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum Krefeld, Germany
Museum am Ostwall Dortmund, Germany
2002 Chilufim, Herzliya Museum of Art, Israel
Gallery Swap, Sadie Coles HQ London, England
2001 Ko-jimachi Gallery, Japan,
C, Tel Aviv, Israel
2000 Contemporary Israeli Art, Saitama Museum of Art, Japan
Wall Flowers, Herzliya Museum, Israel
I will hate you in June, Ein Herod Museum, Israel
First International Art Biennial Buenos Aires, Brasil
Summer Exhibition, Dvir Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel
Ladies and Gentlemen, Tel Aviv Museum of Modern Art, Israel
1998 Spring at the end of Summer, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
1997 Lost and Found, Marry Fausi Gallery Tel Aviv, Israel
1995 Art Focus Tel-Aviv, Israel
Transit, an installation in the Central Bus Station Tel Aviv, Israel

2009 “Painting Without Background”, Programma Art Magazine; written by Raphael Zagury-Orly
2000 Special “Studio” Art Magazine, No. 111 February
“Friendship” (text for a catalogue); written by Dan Daor
1998 “Studio” Art Magazine No. 98 December 1998
1997 “The transcendental theater modus of viewing”; written by Ohad Meromy
“Glamour Art“ (or Mousetrap); written by Sarit Shapira

Prizes and Awards 
2009 Gottesdiener Award, Tel Aviv Museum
2005 Givon Prize, Tel Aviv Museum
2004 American – Israeli Art Foundation
2003 Israel Museum Award for Young Artists
2001 The Dizengoff Prize for Israeli Art
1999 Israeli Education Ministry Award for Young Artists
1994 Marry Fisher Award