Ever since I can remember, the sea has been an integral part of my life. Born in Israel, in a northern coastal town by the sea, I often go to the beach
for a swim or a stroll and take in its natural beauty.
The composition of the light, the air, the water and the sand, the shapes, textures and colors, the softness and the intensity
have always been a source of inspiration for the vision reflected in my work.
I’ve always been involved in creation activities, and after graduating the design academy I worked as a graphic designer for about 10 years. Over the years, I‘ve felt a growing urge for real manual work and the feel of tactile materials running through my fingers, and so,
I shut down my design studio and turned back to my old love for ceramics.
After a few years of creating my own functional ceramics, I started focusing on ceramics as a way of creating my personal artwork,
instructed by Professor Regis Brodie at the Skidmore College.
My work is an exploration, a quest that combines spontaneous, intuitive work with meticulous accurate esthetics as an expression of beauty. Sometimes I feel like an archeologist, gently removing layers, peeling and exposing the hidden worlds waiting patiently, desiring to reveal themselves.
The artworks created are abstract organic sculptural shapes. Their scale varies and some can be held in your hand and observed from any angle.
The lines and movement lead the eye around the shape into it and all through it.
2011 Ceramic studies with Prof. Anat Shiftan SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, USA
2009-2010 Ceramics studies with Prof. Regis Brodie -Skidmor College, Saratoga Springs,
2008 Ceramics studies with Avner Zinger,Giva’t Haviva , Israel.
2007 Ceramics studies with Michal Alon , Giva’t Haviva , Israel.
2006 Ceramic studies with Anat Begger , Moshav Dor , Israel.
1991-1994 The Neri Bloomfield Academy of Design and Education,
Visual Communication graduate, Haifa, Israel.
2018 The annual exhibition of Bank Hapoalim, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2018 Raw, Pop-up gallery, Ein Hod, Israel.
2018 Motion, Zooza gallery, Tel Aviv -Jaffa.
2016 The Eighth Israeli Ceramic Biennale, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv. Curated by Dr. Eran Erlich, Head of Ceramic Department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
2016 “Time layers”- Contemporary Meeting between ceramic and glass, Group
exhibition, Apter-Barrer Art center & Gallery, Ma’alot-Tarshicha, Israel
2015 White Matter, Contemporary Porcelain Sculpture, The Wilfrid Israel Museum, Group Exhibition.
2014 Fresh paint, Artists greenhouse, Tel Aviv, Israel 2014.
2014 The 10 th international ceramic competition, Mino, Japan 2014.
Judges: Toru Enomoto, Harumi Nakashima, Kazuko Todate,
Kenji Kaneko, Akihiro Maeta, Ernst Gamperl, Nicole Coolidge Rousmaniere.
2014 InsideOut, Solo exhibition, The Artist House,Tel Aviv, Israel.
Curator - Daniela Talmor.
2014 Bezalel 7 Gallery, Jerusalem – Group exhibition “Control
Room”, curator Hadar Raizman
2013 Agora Gallery, NY – Group exhibition.
2013 Two by Two, Small-scale ceramic sculpture biennial, Gllery of Art, Eastern Washington University, Cheney, Washington-curated by Jae Won Lee
- Bachelor of Fine Arts in Sculpture from California State University, Long
Beach and a Master of Fine Arts from New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University.
2012 Saratoga Clay Art Center, NY, Group exhibition, Juried by Mat Wilt.
2012 IV International Festival of postmodern ceramics 2012 – Ceramica multiplex
2012, City Museum Varazdin, Croatia & Kapfenberg, Austria. Juried by Bernd
Pfannkuche, editor of New Ceramics (Neue Keramik), Germany; president of the Jury Velimir Vukicevic, professor on the Academy of applied arts in
Belgrade, Serbia; Dr. Marina Bagaric, curator and manager of Collection of
Ceramics and Architecture in Museum of Arts and Craft in Zagreb, Croatia and
Gustav Weiss, honorable lifelong member of the of the Jury, respectable ceramics expert from Germany
2012 ArtKudos online exhibition- 8th annual online juried competition – curated by David Cohen, editor and publisher of artcritical
2012 Agora Gallery, NY – Group exhibition "pulse of abstraction"
2011 Viridian Artist Art gallery, NY. 22 nd International Juried Exhibition.
Juried by Elisabeth Sussman, Curator, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. On power point: Curator's Choice.
2011 Saratoga Clay Art Center, NY, Group exhibition, Juried by Liz Howe.
2009 Art Center Givat Haviva, Israel, Group exhibition.