BATIA EISENWASSER

Painter

Tel: 972-4-9841648, 972-77-5541648, 972-50 5319266
Fax:  972-4-9843056
Email: batjan@research.haifa.ac.il
Website: www.eisenwasser-jancourt.co.il/art.html

Born in Haifa, Israel.
Lived in Montreal, Canada, 1953-1971.
Returned to Israel, 1971.
Lives and works in Ein Hod Artists’ Village.
Senior lecturer, Art Dept., Haifa University, 1971-present.
Chairperson, Art Dept., 1975-78, 1984-88, 1994-97.
Director, Summer Workshops, Haifa University, 1985-1994.

Education:
Diploma, Fine and Applied Arts, Sir George Williams School of Art, Montreal, Canada
B.F.A. Concordia University, Montreal.
Postgraduate work, Concordia University.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
1978 Goldman Gallery, Haifa.
1992 Artists’s House, Jerusalem.
1993 Amalia Arbel Gallery, Tel Aviv.
1994 Reuben and Edith Hecht Museum, Haifa.
1996 Ein Hod Artists Gallery.
1997 Radison Moriah, Zichron Yaakov.
1998 Montefiore Gallery, Tel Aviv, “Utopia”.
1998 Elizabeth Soderberg Gallery, Western Galilee College.
2001 Gastatelier des Kulturamtes der Landeshauptstadt, Dusseldorf, Haus.
2002 Ein Hod Artists’ Gallery , Ein Hod, Israel, Metaphor.
2002 Givat Haim, Metaphor II.
2002 Gastatelier des Kulturamtes der Landeshauptstadt, Dusseldorf, Beauty Queens and Soldiers in Shorts.
2003 Al Hatzook Gallery, Natanya, Holy Cows or: Cultural Heroes.
2003 Emek Izrael College, Goren Gallery, MusicBox.
2007 Gastatelier Dusseldorf, Oh my God! Oh mein Gott!.
2008 Ein-Hod Artists’Gallery, In the Forest We Shall Dance.
2008 Hachava Gallery, Holon, If You Don’t Eat the Cops Will Come.
2009 The Dogs Bark at Night, Artists House, Tel Aviv.
2011 And They Have No Memory, Gal-On Art Space, Tel Aviv.
2011 Down the Garden Path, Dusseldorf, Germany.
2011-12 (upcoming) Ein Hod Gallery

Selected Group Exhibitions:
1971 Graphics 71, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada.
1978 Israel Art Festival, Albert White Gallery, Toronto;
National Arts Center, Ottawa, Canada.
1980 International Exhibition, National Museum of Monaco, Monte Carlo.
1981 Printing in Israel, Spertus Museum, Chicago.
1983 Triennale of Israeli Graphic Art, Haifa Museum of Modern Art.
1985 199 Metres, Haifa Museum of Modern Art.
1986 La Poesia Chilena a Travers de la Plastica Israeli,
Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile.
1986-88 Travelling Exhibition, South America, Israel Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
1988 Haifa-Portrait of a City, Haifa Museum of Modern Art.
1992 Creating Peace, Amalia Arbel Gallery, Tel Aviv.
1995 Art Miami 95, Miami Beach Convention Center.
1995 Art Miami Artists, Adamar Fine Arts, Miami Beach, Florida.
1995 New Art in an Ancient Land, Virginia Commonwealth University,
Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A.; travelling show, U.S.A. until 1998.
1996 Haifa, Art and Sea, National Maritime Museum, Haifa.
1996 Cast Shadow, (eisenwasser, heiman, redlich) Rothchild Auditorium, Haifa.
1996 Friendship & Brotherhood, Vaadi Nis-Nas, Beit Hagefen, Haifa.
1997 Art in the University, Haifa University.
1997-98 60 Horse Power, Vaadi Nis-Nas, Beit Hagefen, Haifa.
1998 Story Time, Candid Arts Trust, London; Liverpool, England.
1999 Haifa in Mainz, Kunsthalle Mainz, Germany.
1999 Story Time, Appendix A, The Artists House, Jerusalem.
1999 Open House, Holiday of Holidays. Beit Hagefen, Haifa.
2000 Story Time, Central Gallery, Nazareth.
2000 When We Were Children, Study Gallery, University of Haifa.
2000 And Our Answer is Peace!, Environmental Installation,
Bar-David Museum, Kibbutz Baram.
2000 Top 2000, Vaadi Nis-Nas, Beit Hagefen, Haifa.
2001 Children, Vaadi Nis-Nas and Beit Hagefen Gallery, Haifa.
2002 Matrimony, Holiday of Holidays, Beit Hagefen, Haifa.
2002 Femina, Gallery Hamud Elkara, Dalyat el Carmel.
2003 Traces of the Shore, the National Maritime Museum, Haifa.
2002-2006 Va’adi Nis-Nas, Haifa. (all exhibits)
2007 Images against War, Gallerie Lichtblick, Koln. Germany.
2008 60 years Israel, New Hampshire, USA.
2009 Ein Hod Gallery (all general exhibits)
2009 II International Festival of Video Art, Camaguay, Cuba.
2009 GIGUK Video Art Festival, Geissen, Germany.
2009 Airforce I, Holon Museum of Digital Art, Israel.
2010 Bread and Roses, Art Benefit, Tel Aviv.
2010, 2011 Christie’s Benefit Auction, Berlin, Germany.
2010 Espace Pierre Cardin, Paris.
2010 Art Expo, Shanghai, French Pavillion.
2010 LPM Video, Rome, Italy.
2011 Israeli Art 2011, Bank Hapoalim, Tel Aviv.
2011 Weitzman Institute, Rehovot.
2011 Still/Life, Gebo Gallery, Tel Aviv.
2011 Cannes, France.

Prizes and residencies:
1975, 1976, Shtruck Prize for Plastic Arts, Haifa Municipality.
1991, 1994, Research Grant, Canadian Government.
1993, Art Grant, Haifa Arts Foundation.
2001, 2002, 2007, 2009, 2011, Artist-in-residence, Kukturamtes, Dusseldorf

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