Lived in Japan, traveled through Alaska and even spent six month in Denmark, but it doesn’t thrill me Half as much as collecting cutting and gluing newspaper cuts for a new illustration or a doll.
Loved the studies period and excited to study more, find the Internet a great place for being updated, but the real world is when I am going outside, talking with people, sharing a new idea, taking a good sandwich or a chocolate dessert and sitting with my friend in the park.
Some days are good, some are better.
If I am deep in a working process I don’t mind both.

CV

Born 1977, Israel

Education:

1991-1995 The “Wizo France” high school of Art and Design, Tel Aviv.

1999 “Vital” the Center for Design Studies in Tel Aviv

2000 “Bezalel” Acadamy of Art and Design, Jerusalem –the department of Animation

2001- 2004 “Bezalel” Acadamy of Art and Design , Jerusalem –the department of Visual Communication Graduated with a B.Des Degree. Finishing with Honors.

2002 “Designskolen, Kolding”, Denmark the Foreign exchange student program

Awards:

1992 The “Wizo France” Scholarship for excellence in studies

2002 First prize “Wood cut poster printing” contest in Honor of Hasia Levi Agron

2002 Finishing with Honors from the exchange student program in the Designskolen, koldign, Denmark

2005 Award in Honor of the painter and the illustrator Yosi Steren on Higher achievement in illustration

2005 Scholarship for the Mino Paper Art Village Project Artists in Residence Japan

Books:

2010 Yossi my Wonderful Child. Author: O. Hillel Publisher: Am Oved Publishers

2013 The Short Tour. Author: Naomi Shemer Publisher: Am Oved Publishers

Exhibitions:

2003 Illustrations, “The Danish Center for Children Literature” Copenhagen, Denmark. Group Exhibition

2004 Paper Sculpting “Bet – Michal” gallery , Rechovot , Israel, entitled: “Souls searching for an author” Solo Exhibitions

2005 Paper Sculpting “Kibbutz Lohamei Haghetaot” gallery, Israel, Entitled: “Ripples of Glue” Solo Exhibition.

2005 Paper Sculpting Mino Washi Paper Museum, Japan Group Exhibition.

2006-2009 Associazone Culturale Teatrio, Italy Entitled: “A Fabulous Yellow”,  Group Exhibition.

2007 CoolGlobes project, Chicago, USA.

2009 Nachum Gutman Meuseum of Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel Entitled: “Zulu: Hunters and Other Fantasies” Group Exhibition

2012 Illustration, “100 Book Covers to Fight Illiteracy”. Touring Group Exhibition displayed in Belgium, Holland, Germany and more.

2013 Beit-Ha’ir, Tel Aviv Entitled: “Not Book”,  Group Exhibition.

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