To the Source of the Eye « The Jerusalem Artists House – בית האמנים בירושלים


Epstein Chava

To the Source of the Eye

Curator: Okun Sasha

Opening: Saturday, 26 July 2008

Closing: Tuesday, 26 August 2008




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    Chava Epstein was born in Jerusalem. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Fine Arts department at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, and is a member of the Association of Painters and Sculptors – Artists of Jerusalem.
    Chava has held approximately 40 solo exhibitions in Israel and abroad, and participated in various group exhibitions, both in galleries and museums, and creates murals and sculptures for kindergartens and the Jerusalem Municipality.
    Today Chava Epstein creates mainly in the following media: etching, painting with oil, ink, watercolor, pastel, stones painting and ceramic sculpture. She also combines her works with her own writing: prose, poetry and script.Chosen Illustration and written books
    1977 A Day of Mustard and a Day of Honey, children book
    1979 To Meat Pot Land, children book
    1990 The Jar Princess, poetry book
    2002 The fool Journey to the Source of the Eye, Tarot book;
    Undercurrent Account, poetry book
    2003 Tread of Gold, Legend and collagesSolo exhibitions
    1970 Engel Gallery, Jerusalem
    1972 Artists’ House, Jerusalem
    1973 Modus Gallery, Tel-Aviv
    1974 Shatz Gallery, Jerusalem
    1976 Artists’ House, Jerusalem; Sarith Gallery, Tel-Aviv
    1977 Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    1978 Orden Gallery, Ramat Ha-Sharon
    1979 Safrai Gallery, Tel-Aviv; Li Gallery, Netanya
    1980 Artists’ House, Jerusalem; Grafics Gallery, Haifa
    1982 Gallery 4, Rehovot; Artists’ House, Jerusalem
    1985 Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Nora Gallery, Jerusalem
    1986 Arad Museum, Arad
    1987 Weizman Gallery, Beer-Sheva
    1988 North Gallery, Long-Island, U.S.A; Space S Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    1989 Community Center Yad Le-Banim, Ra’anana
    1990 Beit Ariela, Library of Zion Gate, Tel-Aviv; Mishkan LeOmanut, Museum of Art, Ein-Harod
    1991 Space S Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    1993 Space S Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    1994 Artists’ House, Jerusalem
    1996 Efrat Gallery, Tel-Aviv; Efrat Gay Gallery, Jaffa; Bet Gabriel, Jordan Valley
    1997 Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem; K College, Beer Sheva
    2000 Philip Leon community center, Jerusalem
    2001 Space S Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    2002 Ziv community center, Beit Hakerem Jerusalem
    2003 Beit Belgia, Hebrew University, Jerusalem; Kastra, Haifa
    2004 Landscapes of the imagination, Gerard Behar Center, Jerusalem
    2006 Reflections, Nobela, Herzelia
    Selected Group Exhibitions
    1973 Tel-Aviv Museum
    1976 International Exhibition, New Hampshire, U.S.A
    1978 “Simhat Torah” flags, Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Biennale for Young Artists, Haifa Museum;
    1979 Artists’ House, Amsterdam, Holland; Biennale for Young Artists, Haifa Museum; Childhood Paintings of Israeli Artist, Israel Museum
    1982 The Embroidery Exhibition, Israel Museum
    1986 A happy New Year, Israel Museum, Jerusalem; A Puppet Theater is created, Haifa Museum
    1987 International Miniature Exhibition Del-Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada; Del-Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada; International Mini Prints, Cadaques, Spain
    International Miniature Exhibition
    1988 Mini Print International Cadaques, Spain
    International Miniature Exhibition
    1989 Chatach 4, Artists’ House, Jerusalem
    1990 Del-Bello Gallery, Toronto, Canada
    1994 The Need for Art, Artists’ House, Jerusalem; Ashdod Museum, Ashdod
    1997 Miniature exhibition, Aba Hushi House, Haifa
    1998 Color, Miniatures, Beit Alon, Givatayim
    2000 33x33, Artists’ House, Jerusalem
    2002 – 2003 A Tribute to Joseph Hirsh – painting exhibition of 50 of his students, Artists’ House, Tel Aviv; Artists’ House, Haifa; Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem
    2003 Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem, Kastra, Haifa; Beit Ariela, Library of Zion Gate, Tel-Aviv
    2004 Movies’ Hits, Beit Yad Lebanim, Ra’nana
    2007 Starting Point, Gilo artists exhibition, Jerusalem
    2008 “Who Are We? The Israeli Scene”, Beit Ariela, Tel Aviv; “The Faces of Eve” – international women exhibition, Bible Museum, Jeursalem