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Yifat Bezalel, Orphan Mother, 2021, pencil, black jesso, gold leaves and acrylic on paper, 250.5 x 324 cm
Installation view: Escape Line II - Drawings and Sculptures, Gowen Gallery, Geneva, 2021

artgenève 2018

Exhibition: THILA, The 2016 Rappaport Prize for a Young Israeli Artist, Tel Aviv Museum , Tel Aviv, 2017-2018
Exhibition: Eheye Asher Eheye (I Shall Be That One I Shall Be), Palazzo Bembo, Biennale di Venezia, Venise, 2013
Exhibition: Motherless, Drawing Now, Paris, 10 - 14 April 2013
Exhibition: Alice in Wonderland, Hamburger Kunsthalle, 22 June 2012 - 30 September 2012
Exhibition: Alice in Wonderland, Mart Rovereto, 24 February 2012 - 3 June 2012

Exhibition: Alice in Wonderland, Tate Liverpool, 4 November 2011 - 29 January 2012

Exhibition: Vitam Impendere Vero (To Pay His Life for the Truth), Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, December - February 2011


Born in 1975, Tel Aviv-Yaffo
Lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel
Since 2016 she teaches at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

1998-2002: BFA, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Solo Exhibitions
2022 - I tried to trick the gate keepers, curated by Roy Brand, Parterre Projects, Tel Aviv, IL
2017 - Tehilla, The 2016 Rappaport Prize for a Young Israeli Artist, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, IL
2017 - Mellow Pop, Lexus Gallery, Tel Aviv, IL
2014 - History of Fear, Private Gallery, Uziel Family, London, UK
2014 - A Pit Talk, artgenève art fair, Geneva, with Gowen Contemporary
2013 - Motherless, Drawing Now art fair, Paris, with Gowen Contemporary
2012 - Conclusion of a Timeless Tale, VIDA Museum, Borgholm, Sweden, curated by Sandra Weil
2012 - Sought City, Galleria Marie-Laure Fleisch, Roma
2011- The Gate of Unknown, 1st edition of The Others art fair, Turin, with Gowen Contemporary, Geneva
2010 - Vitam Impendere Vero, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva
2010 - You Are in Elysium and You're Already Dead, Artist’s Studios, Tel Aviv, curated by Dr. Vered Zafran Gani
2010 - From This World To The World, commissioned work, Fresh Paint Art Fair, Tel Aviv
2009 - Ulysses-Alices, Inga Gallery,Tel- Aviv
2008 - Ne'ereget (To Be Woven), Artist’s House, Tel Aviv, curated by Orly Hoffman

Selected Group Exhibitions
2022 - Gravity and grace, Parterre, Tel Aviv, IL
2021 - Escape Line II - Drawings and Sculptures, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, CH
2021 - Trees Die Stand Plants and humans, Pi Artworks, London, UK
2021 - Shipless Oceans, Mirav Katri, Tel Aviv, IL
2021 - Drawing Biennial 2021, Drawing Room, London, UK
2020- Stella McCartney’s Life drawing with Saatchi gallery, Zoom life classes at home Covid-19 (virtual edition)
2019 - Drawing a New World, Purdy Hicks Gallery, curator: Alistair Hisck, London UK
2019 - Women in dialogue 2019, curator: Laura Uccello, Duc in Altum Magdala, IL
2019 - Drawing Biennal 2019, Drawing Room, London, UK
2018 - Another World, Frieze London, curated by Tracey Emin, London, UK
2018 - Eiyna, Israeli Contemporary Art, Artveras Gallery, Geneva, CH
2018 - Blue Hour, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, CH
2018 - Homeland, Works by Waseem Ahmed and Yifat Bezalel, artgenève 2018, with Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, CH
2015 - If there is no flour, Curator : Marie Shek, The Negev Museum of Art, Be'er Sheva, supported by Outset Contemporary Art Fund-Israel, IL
2015 - And the Winners Are, The Ministry of Culture and Sport Prizes in Art and Design, 2014, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
2014 - Nick Archer and Yifat Bezalel, Gowen Contemporary, Geneva
2014 - Nuit Blanche Video Festival, London, September 2014
2013 - Personal Structures, Palazzo Bembo, Venice Biennale, Venice
2013 - Israel Now (Reinventing the Future), curated by Micol di Veroli, MACRO Museo di Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Rome
2012 - Home Affairs, curated by Liliana Orbach, Centro de Artes CMA, Colegio Mayor Argentino, Madrid
2011-12 - Alice in Wonderland, Tate Liverpool travelling to Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto and Kunsthalle Hamburg
2009 - Paper Works, Israel Museum of Art, Jerusalem
2009 - Explosion. Art Contemporain Israélien, Geneva, curated by Keren Bar-Gil and Mirav Katri
2009 - 10 Gallery, Rehovot, Israel, curated by Carmit Bluemenzon
2009 - Lolita, Office in Tel Aviv Gallery, Tel Aviv
2009 - Explosion. Art Contemporain Israélien, curated by Keren Bar-Gil and Mirav Katri, Geneva, CH
2008 - Two Sides: International Video Artists, Stockholm Culture House, Stockholm, curated by Sandra Weil
2007 - Traces III. The Third Biennal for Drawing in Israel, Jerusalem Artist House, Jerusalem, curated by Dalia Manor
2007 - Practice of Art (BFAMI), Sotheby’s London, London, curated by Freda Uziel
2007 - Reality, Meyuhas Gallery, Tel-Aviv, curated by Ma’ayan Shelef
2007 - Homemade 3: Meeting with Jewish Culture, Wschodnia Gallery, Lodz, Poland
2006 - Women Short (Artist), Makor Gallery, New York
2006 - Videozone: 3rd International Video Biennal, CCA, Tel Aviv, curated by Sergio Adelstein
2005 - Video Art without Video, Tal Ester Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by Eitan Buganim
2005 - Middle East North West: Contemporary Israeli Art, The Israeli Ambassador’s House, London, curated by Keren Bar-Gil

Art Partners Fund, New York, Tel Aviv
Deutsche Bank Art Collection, Deutschland
Hauser & Wirth Collection, London
Rappaport Collection, Switzerland
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Wirth Private Collection, London
Important private collections, Geneva, London, Tel Aviv, Zurich

Corriere della Sera, February 2015
Globes, Hagit Peleg Rotem, "The Artists of the World Have United", Israel, May 29, 2013
Personal Structures, exhibition catalogue, Palazzo Bembo, Venice Biennale, 2013, Venice
Baromotern, 14 July 2012
The Guardian, 2 Nov. 2011
Ha’aretz - July 2010
ARTFORUM –May 2009
The Jerusalem Post – April 2009

2017Grant for video art, Mifal HaPais Council for the Culture and Arts
2017Grant for special projects in arts, Yehoshua Rabinovich Tel Aviv foundation for the Arts
2016 Rappaport Prize for Young Israeli Artis
2014 The Culture and Sport Minister's Awards for Creative Encouragement, Israel
2010 Special Projects in the Art Fund, Rabinovich Foundation and the Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality.