Sharon Ya'ari | שרון יערי

Born 1966 in Israel
Lives and works in Tel Aviv
1990-1994 B.F.A Bezalel Academy for Art and Design, Jerusalem
1989-1990 Study of Philosophy and General Studies, Tel-Aviv University
1998-2002 MPhil, Derby University, Faculty of Art Design and Technology
Academic / teaching experience
Since 2002 Senior Lecturer at Master’s Degree Program in Fine Art, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
Since 2000 Since 2000 lecturer at the Art Department, Faculty of Humanities, University of Haifa
Since 1994 Teaches at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem Senior Lecturer at the Photography Department
Solo Exhibitions
2016 Positive Images for Field and Forest, National Gallery of Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
2014 Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
2013 Leap Toward Yourself, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2012 Expectancy, Galleria Martim Janda, Vienna, Austria
2011 Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, Switzerland
2009 Jerusalem Blvd. Sommer Contemporary Art. Tel Aviv
Galleria Martim Janda, Vienna Austria
2006 Hope for long distance photography, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2003 Dust, Lombard/Freid Fine Art, New York
2002 Lisson Gallery, London
Sommer Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv
Project Room Arco, Madrid, Spain
Drexler University Art Gallery, Philadelphia USA
2001 Last Year, Lombard/Freid Fine Art, New York
2000 Sommer Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv
1999 Color Works, Herzlyia Museum of Art, Herzlyia
1996 Boxes in the Garden, Camera Obscura Gallery, Tel-Aviv
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015 Wie wir leben (The Way We Live), Kunst Haus Wein, Austria
Disputed Landscape: Enacting Landscape, Camera-Austria, Graz, Austria
On Remote Control 2; Lothringer13 Halle, Munich, Germany
Scorpion Pass; Circle1, Berlin, Germany
IL – Israeli Longing, Projektraum LOTTE, Stuttgart, Germany
The Last Sea, Ashdod Art Museum, Israel
2014 Journeys, The Israel Museum Jerusalem
2013 Collecting Dust in Contemporary Israeli Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2012 Silverstein Annual, Bruce Silverstein gallery, New York
DB12 Volume 1 - The Dallas Biennial, Dick Higgins Gallery, Dallas USA
Good Night, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
The city, The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
The Compromised Land: Recent Photography and Video from Israel, the Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York
2011 A Road to Nowhere, Ashdod Art museum, Monart Center
Southern Spirits – Aspects of the Negev in Contemporary Israel Art, The Negev Museum of Art, Beer Sheva
2010 What is the Political at the Museum of Bat Yam, Israel
Photographs in conjunction with Traces IV - The Biennale for Drawing in Israel, Ticho House, Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
The Ministry of Culture and Sport's 2009 Awards for Art and Design, Herzelia Museum
Shelf Life, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
Entanglment, Bezalel Academy Gallery, Tel Aviv
Looking In, Looking Out: The Window in Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem.
In Detail, Haifa Museum of Art
2009 Art Tlv 09- The Tel Aviv Biennial, Universal Circus - City Performances
Boule to Braid, Lisson Gallery, London
Time Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2008 Can Art Do More? Art Focus 5, 2008, Pavilion, Jerusalem
Depletion, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Eventually We’ll Die – Young Art in Israel of the Nineties, Herzliya Museum Of Contemporary Art
Real Time: Art in Israel 1998-2008, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Personal Landscapes: Contemporary Art from Israel, The American University Museum Washington
2007 Dateline Israel: New Photography and Video Art, The Jewish Museum, New York and Jewish Museum Berlin
Inside-Out, Contemporary Artists from Israel, MARCO - Museum of contemporary Art , Vigo, Spain.
Engagement, Israeli Photography Now. The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
The invisible snake show, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Omanut Haaretz, Tel Aviv Old Port
2006 OMAUT. arte in israele 1900-2006 Milano, Palazzo Reale, Italy
Art of Living: Contemporary Photography and Video from the Israel Museum, The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco USA
2005 Beyond Delirious Architecture: Selected Photographs from the Ella Fontanels Cisneros Collection, Miami, FL
The New Hebrews, Martin Gropius Bau Museum, Berlin
Such Stuff As Dream Are Made On Chelsea Art Museum, NY
2004 A Point Of View, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Behind Faces, Galerie Martin Janda Vienna
Monart museum, Ashdod
2003 Stranger-The 1st Triennial of Photography, ICP, New-York
Fabula National Museum of Photography, Film & Television, Bradford, England
2002 Multitude Artists Space, New York
Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London
Fragile Line, Um El Pahem Gallery
2001 Aspiration, RIFFE Gallery , Columbus, Ohio and Buenos Aires
2000 Contemporary Landscape, traveling exhibition, MOCA, Roskilde, Denmark & Trondheim Kunstferning, Oslo, Norway LISTE 2000, Basel, Switzerland
1999 Surveying the Landscape, Lombard/Freid Fine Art, New York
1998 Condition Report, Photography in Israel Today, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Habitation, Herzlyia Museum of Art
1997 Sight Seeing – A Topographical Reading: 19th Century British Photography from the Holyland / Contemporary Israeli Photography, Camera Obscura Gallery, Tel-Aviv; Department of Photography Gallery, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
1996 Machines for Living :Architecture of Visibility, Columns House, Tel Aviv
Prizes and Awards
2010 Constantiner Photography Award, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2009 Creative Encouragement Award, Israel ministry of cultural & sport
2005 The Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation Israeli Art Prize
2004 Janet Gaphin Award, America-Israel Cultural Foundation Award
2000 Recipient of the 2000 Minister of Culture and Science Prize, Israel
1999 Gerard Levi Price, Young Photographer’s Price, The Israel Museum
1997 Young Artist Prize, Ministry of Education and Culture
1996 America-Israel Cultural Foundation Award
Israel Museum Jerusalem
Tel Aviv Museum of Art
The Jewish Museum, New York
Harvard University, The Schwartz Art Collection, Business School, Boston, MA
Herzelya Museum of Art, Israel
Ella Fontanalls de Cisneros Collection
Progressive Collection, Ohio.
Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Jerusallem
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