Merav Shinn Ben-Alon

Born 1965

Lives and works in Tel Aviv

Education

2013   MA (with honors), The Interdisciplinary Program in the Arts,Tel Aviv University

1990-1991   The New York Studio School, NYC

1990   BFA (with honors), Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem 

 
Solo Exhibitions

2016

  • “70”, Basis Art Gallery, Herzlia

2015

  • “Five Walls”, Kibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv

2008

  • “The Red Time”, Gallery 10 at Beit- Michal, Rehovot

2005

  • “Home”, Gallery at Tmuna Theatre, Tel Aviv

2003

  • “Collaborators” (with Ram Samocha), Museum of Art, Ein Harod 
  • “Good Night, Sleep Well”, Nachshon Gallery, Kibbutz Nachshon             

2002

  • “Stories in the Hallway”, The Gallery at Tmuna Theatre, Tel Aviv

1999

  • “Between the Studio and Someplace Else”, Dafna Na’or Contemporary Art, Jerusalem

1997

  • “On the Floor” (painting installation), Office in Tel Aviv Gallery, Tel Aviv

1996

  • “Solo Exhibition, The Borochov Gallery, Tel Aviv, Curator; Ilana Tenenbaum

1993

  • “Nidbach Program”, The Jerusalem Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Curator: Yitzhak Livneh

1992

  • “The Undated and the Next of 1991”, The Studio on 22nd and Leroy St, NYC, New York

 

Group Exhibitions 

2017

  • “Red”, Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils, Latvia
  • “Water, Heart, Face”, The Jerusalem Biennale 2017, Jerusalem  
  • “Full Tank”, The Gallery at Hankin's House, Kefar Yehoshua

2016

  • “NordArt”, International Art Exhibition, Israeli Pavilion, Büdelsdorf, Germany
  • “Wire(less) Connections, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • “Being is Parting”, Hanina Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv               

2015

  • “The International Symposium Mark Rothko 2015, Daugavpils, Latvia
  • “And the Winners Are”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

2013

  • “The Ready-Made Centennial, Haifa Museum of Art, Curator: Ruti Direktor

2012

  • “Teachers”, The Trump Foundation in collaboration with Musrara, The Naggar School of Photography, Media & New Music, at Peila, Amiad Center, Jaffa   

2011

  • “Curators and Co.”, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Curator: Revital Ben-Asher Peretz

2010

  • “Spacing”, Wizo Gallery, The NB Haifa School of Design, Haifa
  • “And You Have Nothing that has No Place”, The Artists’ House, Tel Aviv

2007

  • “See Not/Fear Not”, Umm el Fahem Gallery, Umm el Fahem

2006

  • “The Winners”, Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport award Winners in Art and Design, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

2003

  • “Art of the Land”, Art Festival at Reading Power Station, Tel Aviv

2001

  • “Hands”, The Ruth Youth Wing for Art Education, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

2000

  • “Magazine Camp 2000”, Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo 

1999

  • “Brief Moment”, Limbus Gallery, Tel Aviv

1996

  • The Loaded Part of the Sign I II III”, Ami Steinitz Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
  • “37 Danish and Foreign Artists Collaborate”, Zenit Gallery, Copenhagen Denmark 

1994

  • “Painting Above and Beyond”, The Museum Of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan
  • Flags”, Omanut La'am,, Ashdod Museum of Art, Ashdod

1993

  • “Collectors’ Show, The Century Association, NYC

1992

  • “Small Works”, 16th Annual Competition Exhibition,  80 Washington Square East Galleries, NYC

1989

  • Sharett Scholarship for Young Israeli Artists, Grant Winners Exhibition, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

 

Awards

2014

  • Creativity Encouragement Award, The Ministry of Culture and Sport, Israel 
  • Exhibition support, The Arts Department, Culture Division of Tel Aviv-Yafo Municipality and the Yehoshua Rabinovich. Foundation for the Arts, Tel Aviv

2013

  • Studio space scholarship at The Tel Aviv Artists’ Studios

2005

  • Creativity Encouragement Award, The Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport

2003

  • Catalogue Publication Support, The Yehoshua Rabinovich Foundation for the Arts, Tel Aviv

1990

  • Marie Fisher Prize for Painting, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem        

1989

  • America-Israel Cultural Foundation Prize, Sharett Scholarship for Young Artists

1988

  • Award for Academic Excellence, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

 

Residencies

2015   Artist Residency Program, “Mark Rothko 2015” International Painting Symposium, Mark Rothko Art Centre, Daugavpils Latvia 

2015   Artist Residency Program, Art & Architecture Arad, Arad

 

Curatorial Projects

2011

  • “Given”,Curators & Co., Petach Tikva Museum of Art

2009

  • “Story”, P8 Gallery, Jaffa

2006

  • “Passage Installations Project”, Tmuna Theatre, Tel Aviv

2005

  • “Passage Installations Project”, Tmuna Theatre, Tel Aviv

2004

  • “Passage Installations Project”, Tmuna Theatre, Tel Aviv

2003

  • “Passage Installations Project”, Tmuna Theatre, Tel Aviv
  • “Collaborators” (with Ram Samocha), The Museum of Art, Ein Harod