Multimedia Artist

Email: aveilatart@gmail.com
Website: www.eilatart.com

Avraham Eilat was born in Israel, 1939
Works in various fields of visual arts
Initiator of the First Israeli Photography Biennale
Co-founder and chairman of Pyramida, Center for Contemporary Art, Haifa
Eilat Lives in Ein Hod, works in his studio in Wadi Sallib, Haifa, and in Ein Hod

Art studies:
High School of Painting, Tel Aviv
Atelier 17, Paris, France
St. Martin’s School of Art, London, England

Selected Awards and grants:
2004 Israeli Ministry of education and Culture Prize
1997 Artist in Residence, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, New York
1989 “Premio Cervo”, Italy

Selected Solo exhibitions:
2013 Happy Schmerzbau, galerie 21 cologne, Germany
2013 Happy Schmerzbau, Onomato Kunstverein, Dusseldorf, Germany
2013 Depth of the Surface, 45 yrs of photography, Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel
2010 Psycophisical Time ,G-Gallery, Istanbule, Turkey
2010 The Fear of What is Suddenly Too Late,Gallery 21, Cologn, Germany
2009 Scratchs, Gallery of Photography Department, Neri Bloomfild Academy of Design, Haifa, Israel
2008 It’s Not All Black, Yair Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2005 Psychophysical Time, galeria Wschodnia, Lodz, Poland
2004 Suspicious Symptoms, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
2003 Mortal, Pyramida, Center for Contemporary Art, Haifa, Israel
2000 112 Portraits Front and Back, Galeria FF, Lodz, Poland
1992 From the Gut – From theMind, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
1981 Structures for a Given Interior, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel

Selected group exhibitions:
2010 Wadi Salib, Layers, Pyramida Center for Contemporary Art, Haifa, Israel
2010 Day Dreaming, Florentin 45, Tel Aviv, Israel
2010 Scrolls, Kupferman’s House, Lochami Hagetaot, Israel
2010 Searching for God, Ohio State University, USA
2009 Fotografie Aus Israel, Culture Bahnahof Eller, Dusseldorf, Germany
2008 International Triennale of Contemporary Art,National Gallery, Prague
2008 Twisted Reality, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon, Israel
2007 Traces, The 3rd Biennale of Drawing, Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel
2007 Ein Yahr-34 Positionen-34 Raume, Museum of Modern Art,Hunfeld,Germany
2006 The Divine Image, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2004 Video Zero – Towards Cinema, Haifa Museum Of Art, Israel
2003 Video Zero – Communication Interference, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
2001 Jewish Artists on the Edgde, Yeshiva University Museum, New York, USA
1999 1st International Triennale of Installations, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
1998 Milestones – Israeli Sculpture 1948-1998, The Open Museum, Tefen, Israel
The Bridge, International art event, Melbourne, Australia
1987 Vom Landschaftsbild zur Spurensicherung, Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany

Selected books and catalogues:
Avraham Eilat, Drawings and Etchings, Perlinger Verlag, Austria (1980)
Structures For A given Interior, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel (1981)
Fron the Gut – From the Mind, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (1992)
Suspicious Symptoms, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (2004)
The Silence of the Sea (2006)


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