Biography
 

Shoshanna Givon, born in 1950, a graduate of the College of Art (1992), The Hebrew University (1971), lives and work in Israel.

A multidisciplinary artist who often engage in print, engraving, photography and textile processing. The works range from figurative to abstract and characterized by a dense carpet-textures in which flickering / assimilated various images. Black and white etchings, screen prints are larger and in color. The main subjects in her work ranges from personality to collective. She examining the affected body image in her daughter's portraits, identity and memory in images of her mother's jewelry, pour to the Israeli cypresses image textures and appropriates them. Recently investigating the image of the heart and examines the physical and symbolic dismantling. Print allows, working in layers and creating variations of the image. Metal engraving work is inherently connected to some of the issues as well as creating no .color bullets convey a sense of emptiness and the burning the memory

 


Education

1992 –School of Art, "Hamidrasha”, Ramat Hasharon, Print and photography

1997 - Member of the Professional Visual Artists Association Israel- IMPACT

1985 - Art and Painting studies, Kalisher, Tel Aviv

1972 – B.A in Archeology and Geography, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

1973- 2006 –Art  teacher and teacher training


Solo Exhibition

2017 - "Beat", Cabri Gallery, Curator: Drora Dekel

2010 - "Mashaker", Beit Shmuel, Jerusalem. curator:  Devorah Goldberger

2007 - "Between Trees and Non Trees", Beit Shmuel, Jerusalem. curator:  Devorah Goldberger

2006 - "Miriam is Your Beloved Daughter", Artisits House, Tel Aviv. Curator:  Arie Berkovezh

1998 - " Embroidered and Embedded ", Jerusalem Theatre

1997 - "Embroidered and Embedded", Efrat Gallery, Tel Aviv


  Group Exhibitions

2019 - And To Glory, Binyamini House, TA, Curator: Galina Arbeli, Adi Karlitz

2018 - "The Texture of the Heart", Less Than Thousand Gallery, Tel Aviv, Curator: Yoad Bar Noy

2014 – Printing Biennale Douro 7, Spain. Curator:  Nuno Canelas

2013 - Internationl Exhibition, BoxHeart Gallery, Pittsburgh, U.S.A

2013-  "Eye Territory", The Diaghilev live Art Boutique Hotel Tel-Aviv. Curator:  Esh-Biniamenov

2012 – "Raimwnt", Gebo Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Rafael Barbebuy

2011 - Marziart International Gallery, Hamburg, Germany. Curator:  Marion Zimmermann

2011 - Nord Art International Exhibition, Germany .curator:  Wolfgang Gramm

2011 – Virtual Art Museum, MOCA, Brooklyn, New-York, U.S.A

2011 - "Time's Pools", Kiboz Haogen Gallery.  Curator:  Ora Kroll

2011 - "Beyond Material Aspects", Bur-Ilun University. curator: Amili Gelbman

2010 - "Coats of Light", The Other Gallery, Talpiot College, Cholon. Curator:  Avner Bar- Hama

2010 - 30th Mini Print International, Cadaqes, Spain

2009 - "Expression Says", Hillel 17 Gallery, Jerusalem. Curator:  Avner Bar- Hama

2007-" Portrait', The Gallery on the Cliff, Natanya. Curator:  Arik Shniider

2006 - "Personal Femininity", Urban Gallery, Kfar- Saba curator: Aida Hoberman

1996 - Group Exhibition, Printing Workshop, Beit Berel, Kfar- Saba


Exhibitions  for sale

2015 – ADA (studio antonina), Space of Art Project, Jerusalem   

2015 – Gallery less than thousand $, Tel-Aviv

2015 – Art & about, Industrial Park, Amek-Hefer.  Curator: Lee-More Cohen

2014 – Artabout, Israele  Artists, Parterinsel, Munich, Germany. Curator: Lee-More Cohen

2014 –" For Aids", Bank Hpoalem, Tel-Aviv.  Curator:  Lee-More Cohen

2011 – ArtBracs, www.artbarcs.com, Chicago, U.S.A

2006 -  Artisus, Artist House, Tel-Aviv


Publications

2015 -  "Between East & West", Dira Naah, Home Style Magzine

2014 - The online Magazine Art  44 DEGREES, Isuue 13, "So  Abstract", editor/producer: Tammy  Mike Laufer

2010 - " Etching The Memory" , City Mouse, Jerusalem

2010 -  ITCH, Poetry, Literature and Art Magazine, www.itch.co.za (archive - issue - 7)

2007 -  " And I Saw a Cypress", City Mouse, Jerusalem

2006 -  "Many Faces of Miriam", Moddin News

 

Her art works are in private collections in Israel and abroad