C.V.

Currently living and working in Brooklyn, New York

 

Education

1999 – 2002     “New York Studio School for Painting, Drawing and Sculpture” Certificate program. Teachers: Mercedes Matter, Rosemary Beck

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017     "Breathing", Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2016     "Recent Paintings", curated Fiona Felicitas at EGMS studio, Vienna, Austria

2011     “Tale of a Horse” Speak Easy Show Space, Tel Aviv, Israel

2008    “Painting show” Manhattan World Culture Open Center, New York

 

Selected Group shows

2017     "Dangerous Professors" Triumph Gallery, Curated by Ruslana Lichtzier, Chicago

2016     "Painting in New York" sixth group show, Leigh Morse Gallery

             "Collectors Show" at Art Prize art fair, Grand Rapids, MI

             "Traverse," William Holman Gallery, NY

2015     “Painting in Trees” Brooklyn Peoples Garden, curated by Ben Pritchard, Ben La Rocco and Linnea Paskow, New York

             “Small Goods”, Projekt722 Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2014     “Preliminary Study: RSI-T” curated by Naomi Lev, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, New York.                                            

             Muskegon Museum of Art, Michigan. Lafontsee Gallery, Grand Rapids, Michigan. 

             “Never mind the Bullocks” Life on Mars Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

             “Studio Show” Two-person exhibition with Tyler Loftis, Brooklyn, New York

2013     “Art of Collaboration” Two-person show with artist Adam Dahlstrom, Holland Arts Council, Holland, Michigan

            “Figure Show” Fire Barn Gallery, Grand Haven, Michigan

2012     “Five Stones” group show, Merhav Leomanut Art Space, Jaffa, Israel

             “MIC-CHECK” group show, Side Show Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

             “Working it Out” group exhibition, The Painting Center, New York

2011      “Painting in New York” Fifth group show, curated by Lori Bookstein & Lauren Bakoian, New York

2009    “Juried Show”, Bowery Gallery, New York

             “There and Back Again” Holland Area Arts Council Gallery, Michigan

             “Sanctuary Folk Art”, Grand Rapids, Michigan

2008    “Peace” Side Show Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2007    “Painting in New York” Forth group show, Private Venue, New York

             “War is Over (Again)” Side Show Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

2006    “Painting in New York” Third show, Private Venue, New York

2005    “Painting in New York” Second group show, Private Venue, New York

2003    “Painting in New York” First group show for Rosemary Beck’s memorial at The New York Studio School for

              Painting, Drawing and Sculpture

2001     Annual Merit Show, The New York Studio School for Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, New York

  

Panels & Collaborative Projects

2015     “Mural for Syrian Refugees” AM Art Stop Public Residency, East Village, New York

2013     Panel Discussion on the work of artist Rosemary Beck, moderated by art critic Eric Sutphin, at The National Arts Club, New York

2012     Panel Discussion on “Painting in New York” pop-up shows, at the New York School for Drawing, Painting and Sculpture

2011      Mural, Gymnasia Herzliya, Tel Aviv, Israel

2009    “Yigal wall” & “QuaDror”- Collaborative project with designer Dror Benshetrit and fashion designer Yigal Azrouel

2006    “Two paintings” collaboration with artist Chris Protas for The Grand Bar, Grand Haven, Michigan

2005    “Danspace Project” set design collaborating with artists Tyler Loftis and Chris Protas, “St. Mark’s Church”, New York

 

Scholarships and Awards

2002    “New York Studio School for Painting, Drawing and Sculpture”- Merit student scholarship grant- continuing education in Oriveto, Italy

2001     “New York Studio School for Painting, Drawing and Sculpture” Annual Merit Drawing Award

  

Selected Public & Private Collections

2002 - Present      Private Collections

2014                       Rema Hort Foundation

2011 - 2015             Smotrich Family Collection

2010                       Bank Leumi, Art Collection, Israel

 

Publications & Text

2017     "Wall Street International", Painting of Breathing Energies by Sarah Crown

            "Artcritical", "Breathing" show mention on Weekly Recommendations

            “Hyperallergic”, contributer for Drawing in Time of Fears & Lies, Editor Thomas Micchelli

2016     “Painting in New York” - Six Show, Catalog Essay by Jessica Holmes, New York

2015     “Calcalist” newspaper, Article by Reut Barnea, Israel

2015     “Ranchandcoast.com”, by Andrea Naversen, At Home With David & Miriam Smotrich

2014      “Preliminary Study: RSI – T” Catalog Essay by Naomi Lev, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

              “Whitehot Magazine”, Preliminary Study: RSI – T, by Kyra Kordoski

              "MLive", Preliminary Study: RSI – T, by Joanne N. Balley- Boorsma, Michigan

2012      “Beer with a painter” Interview by Jennifer Samet

2011       “Tale of a Horse” Essay by Naomi Lev, Speak Easy Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2011       “Painting in New York” Fifth Show, Catalog Essay by Jennifer Samet

2011       “Erev Rav” Magazine for Art, Culture and Society by Ronen Eidelman, Israel

2009     “W” Magazine, Yigal’s Wall of Fame, by Brooke Magnaghi