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Mika Hazan Bloom

Born in 1988, lives and works in Tel Aviv. Hazan Bloom is a graduate of the Department of Fine Arts of the Shenkar College of Engineering, Design and Art (2014) and completed a MFA at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design (2016). Bloom has participated in exhibitions in Israel and abroad including at the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art,  Kav-16 Community Gallery for Contemporary Art and the Circle Culture Gallery in Berlin.

Noa Schwartz Lev Har

Born in 1988, lives and works in Tel Aviv. She graduated from the Department of Photography of the Minshar School of Art (2013) and received a MFA from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design (2016). Schwartz Lev Har has participated in various exhibitions in Israel and abroad, including at the Museum of Bat Yam, Tel Aviv Artists House and Gabirol Gallery.

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Mahmood Kaiss

Born in 1985, he lives and works in the town of Nahf, in northern Israel. He is a BA and MFA graduate of Haifa University's Department of Fine Arts. He received the 2016 Young Artist Award by The Ministry of Culture and Sport Prizes in Art of Israel. His works were exhibited at the Museum of Islamic Art in Jerusalem, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art,  The Janco Dada Museum in Ein Hod, the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Beit Hagefen Arab Jewish Culture Center in Haifa and more. His works are part of a number of collections, among them the Haaretz collection Minus1.

Hanita Ilan

Born in 1978 she lives and works in Moshav Beko'a. She is a graduate of the BA and MFA programs at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. Recipient of the Artist-Teacher Scholarship awarded by the Ministry of Culture and Sport (2012-2015) as well as recipient of the Special Projects in Tel Aviv from The Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts. Her works have been exhibited at The Negev Museum of Art, Fresh Paint Contemporary Art Fair in Tel Aviv, as well as numerous galleries.

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Guy Levy

Born in Petah-Tikva in 1988. Levy graduated his BFA studies at Shenkar Multidisciplinary Art College in 2016. He has participated in various solo and group exhibitions in Israel, and is the recipient of both the America-Israel Cultural Foundation Award for encouraging young artists (2016) and the Margaret and Sylvan Adams Prize (2017).

Nardeen Srouji

Born in Nazareth in 1980 is a graduate of the MFA at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. Srouji has held numerous exhibitions throughout the country, including the Qalandiya International Biennale (2012/2014), The House of Culture and Art in Nazareth (2014), and at the Arab-Jewish Cultural Center Beit HaGefen in Haifa (2012/2014/2017).

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Yuval Atzili

Born in Holon in 1986. He received a BA from the Photography Department of Bezalel (2012) and graduated Bezalel’s MFA in 2016. Atzili has held a number of solo exhibitions, including at The Art Gallery in Kibbutz Be'eri (2017) and The Museum of Israeli Art in Ramat Gan (2015). He has also participated in numerous group-shows in galleries and museums in Israel and abroad, including at The Cuckoo’s Nest Gallery in Tel Aviv (2018), The Third Paper Biennale at the Erez Israel Museum (2017), the D.I.R of China Photographers Association in Beijing (2016) and The MoBY Museum of Bat Yam following his attainment of The Young Artist Award of the Ministry of Culture Awards for Visual Art and Design (2016).

Michael Liani

Born in Migdal HaEmek in 1987, he currently lives and works in Tel Aviv. He graduated from the Minshar School of Art, earned his BA degree at Tel Aviv University and completed a MFA at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. Liani held solo shows in Rosenfeld Gallery (2018) and Kav 16 (2015) in Tel Aviv, and has also participated in multiple group exhibitions both in Israel and Europe. Liani has received numerous awards, including the 2017 International Fine Art Photography Competition, PAC, Carrousel Du Louvre, Paris.

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Illit Azoulay
Born in Jaffa (1972), she is a graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design BFA (1998) and MFA (2010). She held solo exhibits in Israel–at The Israel Museum, the Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art and Braverman Gallery – and abroad, at Andrea Meislin Gallery in New York, at the Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin. Her work has also been shown in group exhibits both in Israel (IThe Israel Museum, and Ashdod Art Museum) and abroad, at the Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, the Museu Coleção Berardo in Lisbon, Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, Australian Center for Contemporary Art–Victoria, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris in France, to name but some.

Wilfredo Prieto
Born in Sancti Spíritus, Cuba (1978), he studied at Havana’s Instituto Superior de Arte and was a resident artist at Gasworks, London; Le Grand Cafe, St. Nazaire, France; John Simon Guggenheim Foundation, New York and the Kadist Art Foundation, Paris.  Prieto held numerous solo exhibits, including:  Kurimanzuto, Mexico, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo del Zulia in Maracaibo, Annet Gelink Gallery in Amsterdam, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes de La Habana, Havana, S.M.A.K., Gent, NMAC Foundation, Cadiz, Sala de Arte Publico Siqueiros, Mexico 11th Havana Bienal, J and Calzada, Havana, Praxis, ARTIUM, Vitoria, Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon (2011), Dia Art Foundation, New York.  Prieto's work has been included in numerous group shows, including the 12th Havana Biennial, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Centre d`Art la Panera in Lleida, Boston’s Museum of Fine Arts,  the Stedelijk Museum Bureau in  Amsterdam, Collateral Event of the 55th Venice Biennial, Centro de Arte 2 de Mayo in Madrid, the 29th Sao Paolo Biennial, De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, the 12th Venice Architecture Biennale, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (2009) and notably the MoMA in New York. He is the recipient of numerous prizes and awards, such as The Cartier Award (Frieze, London, 2008) and the 2000 UNESCO Prize for the Promotion of the Arts (7th Havana Biennial, DUPP, Havana, 2000).

Alex Mirutziu

Born in Sibiu, Romania (1981), Mirutziu represented Romania at Venice Biennale in 2015. He studied at the Art University, Cluj-Napoca, Romania, University of Fine Arts, Cuenca, Spain, and the University of Huddersfield in Great Britain. He has taken part in numerous solo and group exhibitions, most notably: Power Plant, Toronto; The Glass Factory Lab, Boda; Mucsarnok Kusthalle, Budapest; Center for Contemporary Art and National Museum, Warsaw; and Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest.

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Niv Cohen
Born in Tel Aviv (1980), he graduated the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design MFA, the Avni Institute of Arts and Design and has partaken in the Shenkar Jewelry Design Department. He has participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions, including at the Nahum Gutman Museum, the Koresh 14 Gallery and the Museum of Israeli Art in Ramat Gan.

Meital Katz Minerbo
Born in Israel (1974) and raised in Venezuela, she is currently living and working in Tel Aviv. She is a graduate of the Bezalel MFA (2007), Midrasha BA (2000) and Illustration Program of the Design Institute of Caracas. Her works have been exhibited both in Israel and abroad, including at the MACRO and The Gallery Apart in Rome, the Haifa Museum of Art, Ein Hod Museum as well as the Alon Segev Gallery.

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Michael Halak

Born in 1975 in Fassuta village and currently lives and works in Haifa. After studying Fine Arts at Haifa University, Halak won a residence scholarship in 2005 to attend the Florence Academy of Art, where he perfected his hyper-realist style. He graduated a MFA at Haifa University in 2009. Halak has exhibited extensively in museums and galleries in the USA, Europe and Israel– including the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and Noga Gallery in Tel Aviv, Haifa University Art Gallery, Haifa Museum, Herzliya Museum and Ramat Gan Museum– as well as in Europe and the USA. Halak received several awards including from the Israeli Ministry of Culture and Sports (twice) and the Rappaport Prize for a Young Israeli Painter.

Samah Shihadi

Born in Sha`b in 1987, is a Haifa-based artist. She is a graduate of the Oranim College where she obtained a BA in 2012, and the Haifa University where she completed an MFA in 2015. Shihadi has received numerous prizes and has exhibited consistently both in Israel/Palestine and abroad.

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Guy Aon

Aon (b.1986) is an artist and photographer, graduate of the Photography Department of the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design (2014), and the exchange program at the Slade School of Fine Art. Aon has participated in numerous shows, among them a solo show in Rosenfeld Gallery and Gabirol Gallery, and a group show in MOCAK, The Open Museum of Photography in Tel Hai and more.

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Daya Belzer

Daya Belzer works and lives in Tel Aviv. She studied fine arts and education at HaMidrasha School of Art at Beit Berel College, and graduated with honors in 2013. She has participated in numerous exhibits, including solo exhibitions at HaYarkon 19 Gallery and the Ramat Gan Museum of Israeli Art.

Ktura Manor

Born in 1982, lives and works in Tel Aviv. Graduate of Tel Aviv University, Hamidrasha School of Arts and the MFA program of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. Manor held a solo show at Ramat Gan Museum and participated in numerous group exhibitions in Israel and abroad, including in Jerusalem at Hansen House, and in Ben Gurion University. Manor is the recipient of scholarships, and residencies, including the UNESCO 4th Art Camp in Andorra, Mamuta Art and Media Center, Jerusalem.

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Abraham Kritzman

Abraham Kritzman (b.1983) lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel. Kritzman holds an MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art, London (2014) and a BFA with honors from Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem (2011), where he currently teaches. He is a recipient of numerous prizes, including the Young Artist Prize of the Ministry of Culture and Sports in Israel (2017), and has exhibited his work both in collectives and as a solo artist throughout Israel and the United Kingdom. Kritzman is a member of Barbur Gallery, an artist-led nonprofit in Jerusalem. 

Guy Nissenhaus

Guy Nissenhaus was born in Kiryat Ono in 1986. He lives and works in Tel Aviv. He received his BFA from the Interdisciplinary Art Department of Shenkar and a MFA from the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in 2016 and received the 2017 Young Artist Prize of the Ministry of Culture and Sports in Israel. Guy currently works in the field of art education, teaching at the fine arts department of the Thelma Yellin high school of the arts. He also teaches in an elementary school, where his studio is located.

Tal Yerushalmi

Tal Yerushalmi was born in Netanya in 1978. She resides in Givataim and works in Tel Aviv. She earned her BFA (2004) and MFA (2006) at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. Yerushalmi has held solo shows in galleries and museums in Israel, including Hezi Cohen Gallery in Tel Aviv, Barbur Gallery in Jerusalem, Qiryat Tiv'on Gallery and the Janco Dada Museum. She also took part in group shows including at The 9th Istanbul Biennale, Alon Segev Gallery in Tel Aviv, and The Petah Tikva Museum to name but some. Yerushalmi is the recipient of a number of awards from Mifal HaPais, the Ministry of Culture, and the America-Israel Foundation.