Ergas Yemima « The Jerusalem Artists House – בית האמנים בירושלים


Ergas Yemima



1942   Born in Jerusalem
Lives and work in Jerusalem

1965 – 1968   Department of Ceramic Design, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
1977 – 1979  Studied at Pratt Institute, New York
1999 – 2008  Served as member of the board, Association of Painters and Sculptors, Jerusalem
2004 – 2013  Founded Agripas 12 Cooperative Gallery, with a group of 15 artists
1998 – 2014  Curated more than 20 exhibitions

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1983  “Pencil drawings”, Alon Gallery, Jerusalem
1985  “Gouache”, Lohamei Hageta’ot Art Gallery
1985  “Gouache”, Alon Gallery, Jerusalem
1986  “Landscapes”, Alon Gallery, Jerusalem
1988  “Back from China”, Artists House, Jerusalem
1989  “Back from China”, The Art Gallery of Kibbutz Eilon
1991  “The Power Station”, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1994  “The Power Station”, Hanegev museum, Be’er Sheba
1996  “Landscapes”, The Knesset (Israeli Parliament house), Jerusalem
1996  ”7 View from the Supreme Court”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2003  “Concrete Land”, The Artists’ Residence Gallery, Herzliya
2003  “Concrete Land”, The Artists’ House, Jerusalem
2005  “Recent Works”, Agripas 12 Cooperative Gallery, Jerusalem
2006  “From the Drawers, Agripas 12 Cooperative Gallery, Jerusalem
2007  “Hidden Cities”, Ticho house/The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2007 “Cities and Memory”, Agripas 12 Cooperative Gallery, Jerusalem
2010 “Agripas Artists under Observation, Agripas 12 Cooperative Gallery, Jerusalem
2013 “The Back Yard”, Merhav Leomanut – Art Gallery, Old Jaffa
2013 “Altneuland”, D&S Dannon Gallery,  Zaritsky Artists’ House, Tel Aviv

Group Exhibitions

Her work has been shown in 60 group exhibitions in Israel and abroad. Among others – Tel Aviv Museum; Ramat Gan Museum; Eretz Israel Museum; Ashdod Museum; Grand Palais, Paris; Boca Raton Museum, Florida.

Grants and Prizes

1973             Prize for industrial design,The Ministry of Commerce and Industry
1979            Commendation for final project, Pratt Institute, New York
1990-1991   The Israeli Council of Culture and Art, “Cite` Internationale des’ Artes”, Paris,
2008            Reykjavik, Guest Artist at Sim – Association of Fine Art, Iceland
2015            Grant for issuing a book on her oeuvre, Arts and Culture, Mifal HaPais

Her paintings can be found in public collections (among others – Israel Museum, The Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs) as well as private collections in Israel and abroad.