Wise Leora « The Jerusalem Artists House – בית האמנים בירושלים


Wise Leora



About the Artist

Artistic activity: doll design, glass art, jewelry making.1991 – Full time painter, working in oils, etching and drawing

Artistic Training

1967-1971 Apprenticeship in sculpture with sculptor Shmuel Bar-Even
1978-1979 Studied sculpture at Bezalel Academy of Art with sculptors Pinchas Eshet and Yaakov Epstein
1991-1993 Studied drawing with artist Yosef Hirsch
1993-1995 Studied painting in oils and color theory with artist Yan Rauchwerger
1995 Studied Chinese brush painting at Central Academy of Fine Art in Beijing, China
1995-1997 Studied painting in oils with reference to classical works, at Tel-Aviv Museum of Art with artist Tsvika Lachman
1999 Etching Seminar at the Jerusalem Print Workshop

Academic Degrees

1977 B. Sc., Biology, with teaching certification, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1980 Teaching certification Fine Arts, Hofen Institute for Alternative Education, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Shows Awards and Exhibitions

1999 New Members’ Show, Jerusalem Artists Association
2000 “33×33″ Contemporary Works Show, Jerusalem Artists House
2001 “Making Room” Seven Women Painters, Antea Gallery, Jerusalem
2001 “Still Life, Real Life” (solo show), Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem
2001 Artist of the Year, Ish Shalom Prize, Jerusalem Artists’ Association
2002 “Childhood Memories” (solo show), Jerusalem Theater
2002 “Homage to Yosef Hirsch”, Artist House, Tel Aviv


  • Cats and Angels
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