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Moshe Hemain

About the artist

Born in 1949, Kazan, USSR.1976 – Graduated from “Feshin” Art College, Stage Design Department.
1978 – Head Artist, Jewish Chamber Musical Theater, Moscow, USSR.
1978 – Member of Soviet Artists’ Union.
1980 – Applied for, and was refused, emigration to Israel. As a result of the application, was arrested and kept for one month in the Municipal Mental Hospital No. 15 (branch of the Serbsk Forensic Examinations Institute).
1987 – Head Stage Designer, “Shalom” Jewish Theater, Moscow, USSR.1989 – Emigrated to Israel, lives in Jerusalem.
1990 – Member of Israeli Artists’ Association.
1990 – Member of the International Association of Art (IAC AIAP UNESCO).
1992-1995 – Director of Shatz Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel.
1995-1996 – Art Director of Artists’ Village, Talpiot, Jerusalem.
1996- Founder and Managing Director-”Three Lines” art projects [a non-profit organization].

Solo Exhibitions

1991 Zionist Confederation House, Jerusalem, Israel.
1993 Shatz Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel.
1996 Institute of Culture and Education. Jerusalem, Israel.
2002 Lekar Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel.

Selected Group Exhibitions

1975-Participated in the “10 Exhibition for Youth”. Moscow.
1976-2nd Exhibition of Monumentalists of the Russian Federation”. Kazan.
1978- “Seven Young Painters”. Kazan.
1988-”Pictures from Over There” Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Israel.
1992-”The artists, that have never been in Paeis”, Shatz Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel.
1995- Artists’ Village, Talpiot, Jerusalem.
1999- Bible Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
1999- Jerusalem artists, The Jerusalem Institute for Israel Studies.
1999- “33×33″. Artist House. Jerusalem.

His paintings have been acquired for the following collections:
Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir`s-Israel,
President Jimmy Carter`s-USA,
President Mitterand`s-France,
President de Clerk`s-South Africa,
Prime Minister David Odson`s Iceland,
and also part of the art collection of the Israel Museum.