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Biography


Curriculum Vitae:

1951 Born in Jaffa, Israel
1961 – 1968 Study painting at the painter Edwin Salomon
1970 Graduate Hanna Yaffeh Vocational High-School, Tel Aviv, majoring in The Applied Art (Graphics)
1970 – 1973 Military service in IDF as a criminal investigator in the Military Police
1975 – 1976 Teaching Art at the Elementary School in Kibbutz Ghesher
1976 Graduate the "Hamidrasha" Seminar for Teachers of Art and Painting, Ramat Hasharon (Herzlia)
1977 – 2006 A member of Kibbutz Givat Chayyim Meuchad
1977 – 1984 Teaching Art, Design and The History of Art at The Communal High School of Hof Hacarmel, Kibbutz Ma'agan Michael
1980 – 1981 Art Director and Curator of The Kibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv (with Dov Or-Ner and Ya'akov Heffetz)
1981 – 1983 Writing articles about Art in "Yahad", the organ of the United Kibbutz movement, under the section of "Voice and Brush", and designing front pages of festive editions
1983 – 1995 Art Journalist in "Hotam", the literary supplement of "Al-Hamishmar" newspaper
April 1983 A member in the Israeli Artists and Writers Delegation to "40 Years to the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising" to Poland, on behalf of the Education and Culture Ministry. Visiting concentration camps and the remnants of small Jewish towns in Poland
1986 – 1987 Teaching Art in The Art Institute of "Oranim", Tivon
1987 First professional reconnaissance in Germany
1988 – 1996 Teaching Art in the Art Center and School of Television and Cinema Professions, Giv'at Haviva
1989 – 1993 One of the founders of "Studio", art magazine, and the editor of the first 40 copies
1989 A professional reconnaissance in Germany
1992 A professional reconnaissance in Holland and Italy
1993 A professional reconnaissance in Holland
1995 A professional reconnaissance in Burkina Faso, West Africa
1994 – 1995 A member of The Visual Arts Steering Committee, "Omanut La'am"
1994 – 1998 A member of The Visual Arts Committee "The Council of Art and Culture"
1995 – 2008 An active member in the TRT group (a dialogue between the second generation of the Holocaust survivals and the off springs of its generators, moderator of project: Prof. Dan Bar-On)
1995 – 1996 Art journalist of the supplement "Davar Ha'Shavu'ah" (the newspaper "Davar"), of the magazine "Arba Al Hamesh" and of the local newspaper "Al Haztafon"
1996 – 1997 Art journalist of "Hadashotovot", a monthly supplement of "Ma'ariv"
1996 recognized as a Doctor (equivalent) on the ground of the artistic activity and publications
1996 – 1997 The Director of The College of Visual Art, Be'er Sheva
1996 – 1999 A part-time lecturer in The Department of The History of Art, at The Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Ben Gurion University of The Negev, Be'er Sheva
1997 A professional reconnaissance in Berlin, Germany A professional reconnaissance in Boston, Brussels, Kassel and Venice
1997 – 1998 Teaching Drawing in Sapir College at Sha'ar Ha'Negev
1998 A professional reconnaissance in Washington, New York and Brussels A professional reconnaissance in Hamburg and in Brussels
A professional reconnaissance in Tennessee, USA as part of artists-exchange plan on behalf of the Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs
1999 onwards Lecturing, full-time, at the Department of Arts in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences in Ben Gurion University of The Negev, Be'er Sheva A Professional reconnaissance in London, Britain
2000 – 2007 Art journalist in "Hadaf Hayarok", the kibbutz movement weekly supplement of "Ma'ariv"
2000 A professional reconnaissance to New-Jersey, France, Holland and to Belgium
2001 A professional reconnaissance to Poland
2001 – 2005 a member of the Visual Arts Repertoire Committee, "National Sal Tarbut"
2002 a professional reconnaissance to Ireland
2002 onwards The Art Counselor of Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be'er Sheva
2006 onwards Full-Time Associate Professor at the Department of the Arts of Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Be'er Sheva
2007 A professional reconnaissance in Poland, Germany and Romania



Awards and Honors:

1994 Received The Minister of Science and Culture Award
1995 Received The Zussman Award, Yad Va'shem, Jerusalem
1999 Received The Head of Municipal Council Award, Emmek Heffer
2004 Received The Council of Culture Award, Mif''al Hapais
2010 Received The Minister of Culture and Sport Award

 

Biography