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Near Shulamit

About the artist

1960 Born in Israel
1985-1989 fine art department ,Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
1998 Summer School, Slade School, London University, London
1998-2003 The Jerusalem Studio School, Israel

Selected Exhibitions

Selected Dual Exhibitions
2004 “Landscapes and Portraits”- Shulamit Near & Uri Blayer, Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem
2007 “Fantastic Vision”- Shulamit Near & Yosi Galanti, Venta Gallery at HaZira, Jerusalem
2008 “The Land and its people”- Shulamit Near and Ahmad Canan, Mormon University, JerusalemSelected Group Exhibitions
1999 The Jerusalem Studio School, Artist’s House, Jerusalem
2000 MICA Gallery, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, USA
2002 “Charcoal portraits and still life drawings”, Jerusalem Studio School Gallery,
2007 Jerusalem teacher’s group exhibition, Gallery of the Center for Arts,
2008 “The Portrait”- paintings from the T.V. Show, Z.O.A House, Tel Aviv


Marion and Guy Naggar collection London
Brandes collection Tel Aviv /New York
Ryizman collection Tel Aviv
Margolin collection Jerusalem
Zilberman collection Jerusalem/Paris
Cardon collection Logan, Utah
Myers collection North Carolina
Noemi Barooch collection Jerusalem/Costa Rica
Benedict Meynell, Paris
Joan Bakewell, London

Scholarships and Awards

1999-2001 Summer scholarship, Maryland Institution College of Art, Baltimore, U.S.A
1999, 2002 Study Scholarships at the Jerusalem Studio School
2002 Artist’s award for painting, Rabinovitz foundation, Israel
2002-2003 Summer scholarship, The International School of Art, Umbria, Italy


2003 Noemi Barooch, Portrait of the Ambassador of Costa Rica
2004 Six large landscapes of Jerusalem, commissioned by King’s
Gallery Jerusalem
Portraits of adopted sons, commissioned by choreographer & art critic Yaron Margolin
2005 Landscape: view of the Old City from the MormonUniversity, Jerusalem, commission for a private collection


Summer 2004 ‘Shulamit Near’; Art critic Yaron Margolin,
23.4.2004 ‘Near and Far’, Art critic & writer Dror Burshtein, Kol Ha’ir, Jerusalem
2.2.2007 `Fantastic Vision’ Near Far, Curator Art critic & Artist Yonatan Amir

Professional Experience

1998-2001 Curator of Exhibitions at the ‘Jerusalem Studio School’
2000-2001 Program director of the master class at the ‘Jerusalem Studio School’
2004-2006 Teaching painting and drawing for advanced students at the ‘Jerusalem Art Centre’

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