Belle Shafir

Born in Germany.
1972 Emigrated to Israel.
1984-88 Studied at the Avni Institute of Art, Tel-Aviv.

Selected Solo exhibitions:
2013    -"Nuchal Translucency ", Artist house, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
2011    -“Fertility and Vegetativeness”, Museum Ein-Harod, Israel.
2007    -“Eugenics”, Municipality Gallery, Ra'anana, Israel.
2006    -“Insitu”, Artists' House, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
2005    -“Close-up”, Artist's house, Herzlya, Israel.
2003    -“Venus verspinnt”, Gallery im b.i.b., Hannover, Germany.
2002    -“Portraitscriptum”, Sara Erman Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
            -“The Path between a Maze, Sexual lust and Altar”, Seamgallery, Megadim, Israel
1998    -“Lapillus”, Many H. Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
1997    -“Circle of consciousness”, The Constant Sculpture Gallery, Ramat-Gan, Israel.
1995    -“Naturalis”, Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Israel.
1994    -“For the tree of the Field is Man’s Life”, Petach-Tikva Museum, Israel.
            -Galerie Maya Wildewuur, Hochhalen, Holland.
1992    -Sarah Erman Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Selected Group exhibitions:
2012    -"Celebrating Kindred Spirits and Strange Bed Fellows", A.I.R.Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A.
            -"Cabinets of Wonder in Contemporary Art ", Museum of Contemorary Art, Herzliya, Israel.
2011    -“A women’s work is never done” A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, U.S.A..
            -“ Middle Yeast”,Palazzo Sant’ Elia, Palermo, Italy.
2009    -"Not Necessarely Feminine (?)", Pyramida Gallery, Haifa, Israel.
2008    -“Memory of the Future”,Cite internationale des arts, Paris, France.
            -“Second Croatian Biennale of Illustration”, Klovicevi dvori Gallery, Zagreb, Croatian.
2007    -“Simanashi”, Artist's house, Herzlya, Israel.
2005    -“Red”, Municipality Gallery, Kfar-Saba, Israel.
2004    -“Moz – Muse II”, Gallery “526”, Lodz, Poland.
2003    -“Displaced Self”, Installation, Sakshi Gallery, Bombay, India.
2002    -“Ambivalenzen”, Frauen Museum, Bonn, Germany.
            -“Imaginaire féminin”, OPEN2002, Venice Lido, Italy.
2001    -“The Mundane Muse”, Arad Museum, Arad; Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod; Rehovot Municipal Art Gallery, Rehovot, Israel.
            -“Verfügungsgrün” Hochbunker, Köln, Germany.
1999    -“Earth”, Um el Fachem Gallery, Galilee, Israel.
            -“Discourse”, Static Gallery, Liverpool, England.
            -“Wir borgen uns ein Museum”, Das verborgene Museum, Berlin, Germany.
1998    -“The Garden-A Metaphor”, The University Botanical Gardens, Jerusalem, Israel.
            -“Storytime”, Candid Gallery, London, and Static Gallery, Liverpool, England, Artist's House, Jerusalem and Nazareth, Israel.
1997    -“60 Years of the Blue Square”, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
1993    -“Sculpture in the Little Forest”, Ra'anana, Israel.

Selected Projects:
2009    -Installation “& Co”, Sculpture park, Cipressa, Italy.
2002    -“Temple del l'Amore”, Arte Sella, Borgo Vasulgana, Italy.
2000    -“Cyfuniad 2001”, International Workshop with Residence, Liverpool and Plas Caerdeon, Wales, England.
1999    -“The place where Art and Ecology meet”, Britanni Forest, Jerusalem, Israel.
            -“Naked Venus” Site Specific Sculpture, Akerby Sculpturepark, Nora, Sweeden.
            -“Love Temple”, Khoj, India.
1997    -International Artists Symposium, Wiesbaden, Germany.
1996    -International Sculpture Project, Göerlitz, Germany.
1994    -“The Seer's Well”, Site Specific Sculpture: The Grizedale Forest, Lake District, England.

2005    -Special price of the World Calligraphy Biennale of Jallabuk-do,5th., South Korea.

Selected Visiting Artist:
2012    - 15th. Sommerakademie Risa Efau, Dresden, Germany.
2010    - Fine Art Department, Guest James Monthford, Rhode Island College,Providence,USA.
2009    - Residence in the "Cite des Arts", Paris, France.
2004    - Visiting Artist, University of Wollongong, Australia.

Selected Collections and Commisions:
2010    - Davis Museum, Barcelona, Spain.
2004    - Modern Art Museum of Portofino, Italy.

Private Collections in Germany, Holland, India, Israel, Thailand, Korea, England, France etc.

Coming up:
2013    -June, Bannister Gallery at Rhode Island College, U.S.A.(Group exhibition)
            -September,A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, U.S.A.(Solo exhibition)


Belle Shafir
12/3, Lea Goldberg St.,
Tel-Aviv, 69412, Israel
Tel/Fax: +972-3-6495499
Mobile: +972-52-2205110