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CV & Recent Partners

Recent Solo Exhibitions

2020 (TBA)    Atlanta, GA

2020 (TBA)    Memphis, TN

2019 (Apr)     The Spaces Between #1, PJCC Foster City, CA

2019 (Apr)     The Spaces Between #2, OM JCC, San Rafael, CA
2018 (Feb)     Mind the Heart! in Houston, Brown Convention Center, Houston, TX
2017 (Dec)     Mind the Heart! in Apopka, at the HCC, Apopka, FL
2017 (Sep)     Mind the Heart! in Atlanta, at The Decatur Art Alliance, Decatur, GA
2017 (Aug)     Mind the Heart! in Portsmouth, at Prescott Park & 3S Gallery, Portsmouth, NH
2017 (Jun)      Mind the Heart! in Tel Aviv, Pilot for U.S.A. tour at Beit Tami, Tel Aviv, Israel

Selected Recent Public Actions
USA (2017 - 2019)
Halcyon House / By the People Festival, Washington, D.C. – Five events at and in partnership with The Smithsonian, Washington National Cathedral, Union Market, The ARC West, Walter Reed.
Houston, TX – Community event & exhibition in partnership with Houston First, Houston City Hall and The Consulate General of Israel to the Southwest.
Portsmouth, NH – Community event & exhibition in partnership with the City of Portsmouth, Prescott Park and 3S Gallery.
Decatur, GA – Community event & exhibition in partnership with City of Decatur, Decatur Arts Alliance and Core Dance.
Truth or Consequences, NM – Mural & installation in partnership with City Manager office.
Creative Discovery Museum, Chattanooga, TN – Community event & permanent mural.
Building 98 Historical Landmark, Marfa, TX – Permanent work.
Hillary R. Clinton Children’s Library, Little Rock, AR – Community event.
Hope Community Center, Apopka, FL – Week-long activity with one hundred DACA dreamers – talks, Heart Event, exhibition & two murals.
Rice University, Houston, TX – Masterclass.
Kennesaw State University, GA – Masterclass & Heart Event.
University of Central Arkansas – Permanent installation at University + Pop-Up public installation, summing up a week of sessions and activities across Conway.  
CORE Dance, Atlanta, GA – Mural & Heart Event.
Atlanta Center for Civic Innovation, GA – Talk & Heart Event.
Re-imagine End of Life, San Francisco, CA – Talk & Heart Event, in partnership with Mission Hospice & PJCC.
Savannah Country Day School, GA – Talk, masterclasses & Heart Event.
Oak Hill School, Gainesville, FL – Talk & Heart Event.
Lake Mary Montessori Academy, FL – Talk & Heart Event.
Israel (2011 - 2017)
Israel National Museum – Mural & installation.
The Haifa Museum of Art – performance.
City of Tel Aviv – Community event & exhibition and subsequent semi-permanent exhibition in City Hall in partnership with Beit Tami, City of Tel Aviv, Mayor’s Office.
Israeli Children’s Museum – Murals & installations.
Thailand (2017)

National Gallery, Bangkok – Lecture.
Italy (2017)

MILU Art Hotel & Gallery, Florence – permanent installation.
England (2017)

ArtRooms Art Fair, London – Installation.

Austria (2019)

AG18 Gallery - One month residency, culminating in four murals and a Heart Event.
Poland (2019)

Sichow Foundation - Three week residency, culminating in a site specific installation and performance.

Colombia (2018)

New Poetics Of Labor / Nuevas Poéticas del Trabajo, Medellín - A group exhibition exploring the relationship and exchanges between art and labor. 

Press and Publications

Publications and books
2018      Book, “Wall, wall” by Dominique Lafon, France
2015      Book, “Street Messages” by Nicholas Ganz, Germany

Selected Articles
2018      

Israel Today, 3.29.18, Yariv Peleg
Culture Map Houston, 2.19.18, Tarra Gaines
Atlanta Jewish Times, 3.10.18, Sarah Mossazadeh
Street Art NYC, 1.6.18, Lois Stavsky
2016      

iTravel-TLV, 3.2.16, Nechama Winston (NYC)
2015      

Paper Magazine, 15.5.15, Nneya Richards (NYC)
Suitcase Magazine, 28.4.15, Alexander Moussaieff (London)
2014      

Ha’aretz, 15.1.14
2013      

Juedische Allgemeine, Germany 17.1.13, Sabine Brandes
Times of Israel, 5.1.13, Dominique Ariel Hendelman
2012     

I Love My Tel Aviv Blog, 15.9.12, Mati Ale
Af Magazine, 8.5.12, Leo Libermann, Liran Fisher
Globes, G Magazine, 13.1.12, Roy Beit Levy, Merav Zachs
2011     

Finelife Magazine, Poland 15.2.11, Piotr Welc
2010     

Quality Magazine, Germany, 9.5.10, Claudia Frenzel
2009     

Ha’ir, 20.2.09, Chen Maimon