Polotsky Liat « The Jerusalem Artists House – בית האמנים בירושלים


Polotsky Liat



 

Lives and works in Jerusalem. Paints pictures and miniatures in
watercolors and oils.

1942  Born in Jerusalem

 

2002 – 2005  Member of the French National Federation of the Art and Culture, The European
Art Group

Since  1999  Member of the Israel Miniature Art Society

1995 – 1998  Studied Educational Psychology (PhD) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Since   1980  Member of the Association of Painters and Sculptors – Jerusalem Artists

1972 – 1976  Studied Educational Psychology (M.A) at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1972 – 1973  Studied Art Teacher Training Course at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem

1970 – 1972  Studied History of Art and Education at the Hebrew University
of Jerusalem (B.A. in History of Art and Education)

1966 – 1968  Studied at David Yellin Teachers Seminar (Art major)
1965 – 1966  Studied art at Bezalel, School of Art in Jerusalem
1960 – 1963  Studied graphics at Bezalel, School of Art in Jerusalem

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2013   Zaritsky Artists House, Tel-Aviv, “Autumn Games”, small paintings
and  miniatures, oil on canvas (catalog)

2010  The Artists House, Jerusalem, “To Love the Inherently Small, Miniatures
1999 – 2009” (catalog retrospective)

2007   Zaritsky Artists’ House, Tel-Aviv, Israel “Etchings, Paris 2006” (catalog)
2006  The International Center for Art (A la Cité Internationale des Arts) Paris, France,
”In the spirit of the  Atelier Mordeecai Ardon”, paintings in green, oil on canvas,
watercolors, and  etchings
2004  The Center for Performing Arts, Tel Aviv “Creating a Magical
World from the Core stories and legends of the creation, oil on canvas
(catalogue)
2004  Ussishkin Museum, Hula Valley Nature Preserve, Kibbutz Dan
“ABC of Birds” watercolors of birds; illustrations for the book by Azaria Alon
(book)
2004  Bet Gavriel, Sea of Galille, “Depths, Journey to the Depths of the Sea and to the
Subconscious” paintings in blue, oil on canvas (catalogue)
2003  D.S. Dannon Gallery, Tel-Aviv “Games of Light” subject of light, oil on
canvas (catalogue)
2003  Bet Harishonim Gallery, Bitan Aharon “Games of Light”
subject of light, oil on canvas
2003  Jerusalem Municipal Gallery, Jerusalem, “Empty dream”, subject of the
terrorist attack on bus 20 in Jerusalem (catalogue)
2003  The Biblical Zoo, Jerusalem “ABC of Birds” watercolors of birds;
illustrations for the book by Azaria Alon (book)
2001  The Artists House, Jerusalem “Linked Landscapes” small oil paintings
2001  Jerusalem Theater Gallery, Jerusalem “Dynamics” large oil
paintings – Dynamic view of landscapes (catalogue)
2001  Zaritsky Artists’ House, Tel-Aviv “Linked Landscapes II” small oil paintings
1992  Nora Gallery, Jerusalem “Observations” watercolors and silk screens
1988  The Artists House, Jerusalem “Small, Smaller and Large” watercolors of
abstract landscapes
1981  The Artists House, Jerusalem “Roads” geometrical  wood reliefs combined
with mirrors  industrial oil paints
1980  Allon Gallery, Jerusalem “Landscape Dream” monochrome  landscape, using
a mixed technique of water-based colors

 

Selected Group Exhibitions
2013  The Jaffa Museum of Antiquities, Jaffa, Israel “Mini Art” International miniature and
Nano Art exhibition
2013  Seaside Art Gallery, North Carolina, USA, “Twenty-second  International Miniature
Art Show”
2012  Seaside Art Gallery, North Carolina, USA, “Twenty-first  International Miniature
Art Show”
2012  Espace PIERRE CARDIN, Paris, France, « LIVRE DES ARTISTES  ISRAELIENS  4 »

2011  La Galleria Pall Mall, London, England, “Spirit of Art” International Contemporary Art
Exhibition
2011  Galleria de’ Marchi, Bologna, Italy, “Little Treasures” Trevisan International Art
2011  Seaside Art Gallery, North Carolina, USA, “20th  International Miniature Art Show”
2011  Artists’ workshop, Yavneh, Israel, “The Bible in the Eyes of Artists Miniatures”
2010  Seaside Art Gallery, North Carolina, USA, “19th  International Miniature Art Show”
2010  Old Jaffa Museum of Antiquities, Jaffa, Israel, “Art Captive”, The exhibition was held on
behalf of Babylon Art, as identification with the struggle for the release of Gilad Shalit
2010  Lessedra Gallery, Sophia, Bulgaria “1st International Exhibition Competition in Painting
and Mixed Media”
2009  Light House Gallery, Jaffa, Israel, “Spring Buds”, A group exhibition; paintings and
sculptures on the theme of spring
2009  Seaside Art Gallery, North Carolina, USA, “18th  International Miniature Art Show”
2009  Simeza Gallery, Bucharest, Romania, “A View of Art” An exhibition of visual art by
Romanian and  Israeli artists
2008  Seaside Art Gallery, North Carolina, USA, “17th  International Miniature Art Show”
2008  National Art Museum Cluj-napoca, Cluj, Romania, “Israeli Woman Artists” part of
the Femina International Festival
2008  Burnie, Tasmnia, Australia, “World Federation of Miniaturists 4th World Exhibition and
Conference”
2008  Atelier Z – Centre Culturel Christiane Peugeot, Paris, France « LIVRE DES ARTISTES
ISRAELIENS 2 »,  Celebrations of Israel’s 60th  birthday
2008  Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, “Israel 60”,
An exhibition of visual art by Canadian and  Israeli artists celebrating Israel’s 60th
birthday
2008  Artist House, Rehovot, Israel, “Seasons of the Year” Exhibition  by  the Israel Miniature
Art Society
2008  Gallerina Gallery, Bat Shlomo, Israel “Positive-Negative”, etchings exhibition
2007  ”Seaside Art Gallery, North Carolina, USA, “16th  International Miniature Art Show”
2007  Israëlcentrum, Nijkerk, Holland and Eastern Europe, “Bible” Mobile Bible Exhibition of
Miniatures, Israel Miniature Art Society
2007  Amily, Tel Aviv, “Moon Face”, miniatures inspired by children’s books, Israel
Miniature Art Society
2007  Taller Galeria Fort ,Cadaqués (Spain), Bages (France), Farleys (England),   “27th  Mini
Print International Cadaques”
2007  T.A.L Stoobik Gallery, Ramat Gan, Israel, Kiboots 4 ,“The Light”
2007  Mabat, Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv,  “Nocturno in Green and an Egyptian
Garden” two female artists
2007  Jerusalem Municipal Art Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel “Gesture to Jerusalem” exhibition
by  the Israel Miniature Art Society
2007  The Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel “Traces III”, The Third Biennale for Drawing
in Israel
2006  Holon Theater, Holon, Israel, “Flowers and Trees” Israel Miniature Art Society
2006  Mazkeret Batia Museum, Mazkeret Batia, Israel,  “Israeli Landscapes” Exhibition of
the Israel Miniature society
2006  Seaside Art Gallery, North Carolina, USA, “15th International Miniature Art Show”
2006  T.A.L Stoobik Gallery, Ramat Gan, Israel, Kiboots 3 “The Mysterious Shadow”
2005  Uruguay Embasy, Herzelia, Israel, “A Tribute to Uruguay”, Israel Miniature Art
Society (2nd prize winner)
2005  Seaside Art Gallery, North Carolina, USA, “14th  International Miniature Art Show”
2005  Gold-Cost City Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia, “12th Annual Australian
International Miniature Art Awards and Exhibition”
2005  The Ben Gurion Bible Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel, “Prophets Vision”, miniature
exhibition
2005  Artist’s House, Tel Aviv, Israel, “Sea and Water” Israel Miniature Art Society
2004   Atelier des 3 Visges Gallery, Arras, France “1er Salon International de la
Miniature et Arts Precieux”
2004   Château de Bernicourt, Douai, France, 7ème Salon international de la Miniature
d’Art & du petit tableau” – SAMAP – France
2004  Asia House, Tel Aviv, Israel, “Animals” Israel Miniature Art Society
2004  Reading, Tel Aviv, “Haaretz Art 3” Israel Miniature Art Society
2003  Picasso Gallery, Castra Center, Haifa, Israel, Miniatures exhibition
2003  Château de Bernicourt, Douai, France, « 6 éme Salon International de la Mimiature d’Art &
du Petit Tableau – SAMAP – France

2003  Gam’Art Gallery, Saumur, France, “REGARDS EN BLEUS OU ORANGES”, International
exhibition on the topic of the colore Blue and Orange in Art (3rd. prize winner)
2003  Coningsby Gallery, London, England, “Light, Landscape, People”, four female
artists from Israel
2003  Beit Yad Lebanim, Beer Sheva, “Roaming and Traversing the Country”,
annual exhibition  of the members of Israeli Miniature Art Society
2002  Beit Yad Labanim, Nes-Ziyona, Israel, “Landscapes” Israel Miniature Art Society
2002  Château de Bernicourt, Douai, France, “5ème Salon international de la Miniature
d’Art & du petit tableau” – SAMAP – France
2002  Project of outdoor lion sculptures around Jerusalem “Lions in Jerusalem”
2002  Peoples Gallery, British Colombia Canada “Small in Nature 2002″, International
participants exhibition
2002 ­ Tiger Saloon, St. Tropez, International Exhibition of the French Federation and Gam’Art
Galleries (2nd prize winner)
2002  Saint Michel Capela, “The Colure Blue in Art” International Exhibition of the French
Federation and Gam’Art Galleries  (3rd. prize winner)
2002  The National Museum in New Zealand “Bible” International traveling Miniature
exhibition, in New Zealand and Australia
2001  Zaritsky Artists’ House, Tel-Aviv, Israel, “Black-White” Israel Miniature Art Society
2000  The Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel, “33 X 33″ small format works.
2000  Château de Bernicourt, Douai, France, « 3ème Exposition internationale
de la miniature et du petit tableau » – SAMAP – France
2000  Haifa Auditorium, Haifa, Israel “Ecology”
2000  Peoples Gallery, British Colombia, Canada “Small in Nature 2000″
International participants exhibition of miniatures.
2000  Beit Gabriel at the Kinneret, Israel, “The Bible – The Millenium (2000)”
International participants exhibition of miniatures
2000  The Artists House, Petah Tiqva, Israel, “Members Exhibition”, Israel Miniature
Art Society
1984  Ella Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel, “Watercolor 1984”
1982  The Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel “Gesture to Sinai”
1981  The Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel “Spring Exhibition”

 

Prizes and Awards
2006 Ministry of Education and Culture recommendation for a six month residency at the International Center for Art, Paris, Cité des Arts
2004 Second Place in the Miniatures Group Exhibition “A Tribute to Uruguay”, Uruguay Embassy
2003 Second Place in the International Competition in St. Tropez SALON DES LEOPARDS in Southern France.

Third Place in the following international competitions: “The Color Blue in Art,
“The Colors Blue and Orange in Art” in Roquebrune, Southern France (2002, 2003)
and Saumur

Permanent Public Exhibitions

Five oil paintings on canvas entitled “Genesis Tale” permanently on display at the Institute for the Study of Judaism at the Rabin Building, Hebrew University, Mt. Scopus Campus, Jerusalem.

“Empty Dream”, The work was created following the terrorist attack in #20 bus in 2001 (general size 120 x180). Displayed in the office of the Mayor of Jerusalem Mr. Uri Lupolianski and disappeared with the advent of Mayor Nir Barkat to the Municipality of Jerusalem.