YAEL SHMUELI

Media: Sculpture, design, painting, printing, photography

Born in 1969 in Tel Aviv, daughter to artist parents
In 1975 the family moved to in Ein Hod

Served in the Israeli navy, in a commando unit
1995 Completed studies in graphic art, WIZO College, Haifa
1996 Lived and worked as a designer in Eilat
1997 Lived and worked as a designer in Tel Aviv at
Nana Disc Company
Shamluk Raban Advertising Company
Opened her own graphics studio in Tel Aviv
1998 Moved to Ein Hod, worked in the family sculpture studio executing projects together with her artist brothers, Eran and Hed Shmueli

1999-2000 Two trips to Africa and exposure to tribal cultures of southern Ethiopia
As a result of the trips created an exhibition in the Olive Press Gallery in Ein Hod. Works in the exhibition were of mixed techniques: photography, painting, sculpture, design of light fixtures, paper design, textile design and fabrication, combination of photographs and prints

Courses and workshops:
Lithography – Ora Shaltiel
Silk screen – Shai Fishman
Fusing – Supersold
Basket weaving – Harar in Ethiopia
Textile coloring – Lamo Kenya
Figure drawing and painting – Ya’akov Haim

Environmental sculptures:
2002 Four sculptural benches in the courtyard of the Superpharm Building in Herzliya Pituach
2002 “Orchard” – Nine environmental sculptures in the entrance plaza of the Airport City

Animal sculptures in parks:
2000 Givat Eden park in Zichron Ya’akov
2001 Elephant Park in Kiryat Motzkin
2001 Butterflies in the entrance of the Amphiteater Kiryat Motzkin
2001 Ratner Park in Haifa

Works in Public Buildings:
2001–2009 Works of art at the Sheva Hospital, Tel HaShomer
2003-2004 “Children of the World” project, Terminal 3, Ben Gurion Airport
2004-2007 Works of art in Rambam Hospital, Haifa — women’s ward, maternity, nursery, orthopedics A, orthopedics B
2008 Interior design for the Bidai’at community academic center for young children at Al Qasmi College, Bak’a Al Garbia

Solo exhibitions:
1999 “Me Go to Mama Africa”, Olive Press Gallery, Ein Hod

Group exhibitions:
2001 “Festival of Festivals”, exhibition on the subject of childhood, Beit HaGefen, Haifa
2008 “Identity Card”, Ein Hod Central Gallery

Installation:
1992 Large mobile at the Allenby Club 58, Tel Aviv

Sculptures in partnership with others:
“Wishing Tree” – in Ein Hod, built after a forest fire in the village, created together with all the children of the village

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