Biography

Dorrit Yacoby - Resume
1952-04-28 - 2015-11-05
Canadian citizen

EDUCATION
1978 B.A. in Psychology, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
1982 Graduate School of Visual Arts, Beer Sheva, Israel
1983 Teacher Training School, Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Since 1995 Working towards Master Degree in Mystics in Judaism, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
   
GRANTS AND AWARDS
1981 Sharet Foundation, America-Israel Cultural Foundation
1986 Sharet Foundation, America-Israel Cultural Foundation
1988 Minister of Education and Culture Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Israel
1989 Visual Arts Project Grant, The Canadian Council of the Arts
1992 Visual Arts Project Grant, The Canadian Council of the Arts
1992 America-Israel Cultural Foundation Prize
1995 Travel Grant, The Canadian Council of the Arts
1996 Prize of Creation, Ministry of Education and Culture
1998 Travel Grant, The Canadian Council of the Arts
2004 Creation Prize, Ministery of Education and Culture
   
EXHIBITIONS
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
1986 Works 85-86, Arad Museum, Arad, Israel
1987 Special Exhibition: Dorrit Yacoby Paintings, Chief Curator Igal Zalmona, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
1989 Dorrit Yacoby, Rehovot Municipal Art Gallery, Rehovot, Israel
  Dorrit Yacoby's Works, Abraham Baron Art Gallery, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
  Dorrit Yacoby, Mishkan Le'Omanut Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel
1990 Dorrit Yacoby, Kunst-Auktionshaus Poorhosaini, Darmstadt, Germany
  Works 87-90, The Art Gallery of YMHA Bergen County, Washington Township, New Jersey, USA
  Works 87-90, Ami Steinitz Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
1991 Dorrit Yacoby, Gallerie Gottfried Weber House, Freinsheim, Germany
  War Signals, K.A.A.I., Kingston, Ontario, Canada
  War Signals, Connexion Gallerie, Fredericton, Canada
  Dorrit Yacoby, Gallerie Kurhaus, Bad Zalhausen, Germany
  War Signals, Galerie Sans Nom, Moncaton, Canada
  War Signals, Saint Mary's University, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada
1992 New Works of Dorrit Yacoby, Gallery am Dambach, Aachen, Germany
  War Signals, Arnold Gottlieb Gallery, Toronto, Canada
  Dorrit Yacoby, The Saydie Bronfman Art Gallery, Montreal, Canada
  Daphna Naor Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
1993 The P.C.I. Gallery, Heidelberg, Germany
  Eyla's S Gallery, Berlin, Germany
1994 "Vessel of the Soul", Arad Museum, Arad, Israel
  New Works, Haldenslaben, Germany
  Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
  Gallerie Himmelreich, Magdeburg, Germany
  Industrie Kredit bank AG, Berlin, Germany
  Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1995 "Flying Woman and White Erosion", North Dakota Museum, USA
  Dresden Archive Gallery, Dresden, Germany
  "Woman and Paint", Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
  "Flying Woman and White Erosion", Jewish Community Center, Vancouver, Canada
  "Vessel of the Soul", Visual Theatre Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
  "Letters to Yael, Journey to Osaka", Kibbutz Nachshon, Israel
1996 Mulheim Museum of Contemporary Art, Mulheim, Germany
  Canadian Art Gallery, Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan
  Contemporary Art Center, Osaka, Japan
  2001 Art Gallery, Kobe, Japan
  Wan Fung Art Gallery, Beijing, People Republic of China
  Avraham Baron Art Gallery, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
  Dynslakn, Bank Sparkasse, Dynslakn, Germany
  Imperial Queen's Park Hotel Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
  Notices - The Gallery, Singapore
  Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
1997 Flying in the Fragile Light, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Flying Woman, Kolon, Germany
  To Have and To Hold, Songowon Gallery, Kwangju, Korea
1998 To Have and To Hold, Munhwa Ilbo Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  Woman Holding Chaos and Pain, Dresdner Bank, Mainz, Germany
  The Secret Rose Garden of the Angels, Museo del Chopo, Mexico City, Mexico
1999 The Secret Rose Garden of the Angels, National Museum of Peru, Lima, Peru
  Woman Holding the Sun and the Moon, Gallery 2001, Kobe, Japan
  Woman Holding the Sun and the Moon, Contemporary Art Center, Sabea, Japan
  Woman Holding the Sun and the Moon, Centro Cultural Recolata, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2000 Gate of Tears, Rain of Roses, Pontifical Council for Culture of the Holy See, The Vatican
  Gate of Tears, Rain of Roses, Abraham Baron Art Gallery, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
2004 For Thou Wilt Light My Candle, Korner Park Gallery, Berlin
  The Woman of the Thousand Voices, Key Art College, Beer Sheva, Israel
2005 The Woman of the Thousand Voices, Museum of the Holocaust, Buenos Aires Argentine
  The Woman of the Thousand Voices, Museum of Contemporary Art, Santiago, Chile
  The Woman of the Thousand Voices, Peoblo Blanco cultural Center, Punta del Este, Uruguay.
2006 The Woman of the Thousand Voices, Museo del Gaucho, Montevideo Uruguay.
   
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
1983 Artists of the Negev, Municipal Gallery, Arad, Israel
1984 Ahad Ha'am Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1985 Ahad Ha'am Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1986 "Pressure Cooker", Jerusalem Theatre, Jerusalem, Israel
  Scholarship Winners Exhibition, Sharet Foundation, America Cultural Foundation, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
  "Summer Show", Mary Anne McCarthy Fine Art Gallery, New York, USA
  "Art Israel, the 1980's", Mary Anne McCarthy Fine Art Gallery, New York, USA
1987 Meimad Visual Arts Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  "Visiting Card", curated by Dr. Gideon Ofrat, Bezalel Academy Art Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
  "Found Materials", The Art Workshop Gallery, Yavneh, Israel
  "On the Ground", Kalisher 5 Art Gallery, Omanut La'am, Tel Aviv, Israel
1988 "Fresh Paint: Contemporary Israeli Art", Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  "Yezier Ramon", Curated by Dr. Gideon Ofrat, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel
  Special Show, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
1990 18 Kunstler aus Israel, Die Pupme, Berlin, Germany
  Ami Steinitz Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
  "Feminine Presence: Israeli Women Artists in the 70's and the 80's", Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
1991 "Summer 1991: Israeli Art Now - An Extensive Presentation", Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  "The Presence of the Absence: The Empty Chair", The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  "Perching 91", Jaffa House of Artists, W.L.S.Y., Tel Aviv, Israel
  Israeli Art Month, Painting and Sculpture, Israel Festival, Jerusalem Theatre, Jerusalem, Israel
  Emptiness in Israeli Contemporary Art, The Art Workshop Gallery, Yavneh, Israel
1992 "Painting Flowers Now", Rehovot Municipal Art Gallery, Rehovot, Israel
  "From the Limits of the West" (the 500th anniversary of the Expulsion from Spain), Jerusalem Theatre, Jerusalem; Artist's House, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Abraham Baron Art Gallery, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer Sheva, Israel
  "Seeing Through: Transparency of Color and Material in Contemporary Israeli Art, Arad Museum; Bat-Yam Museum; HaZore'a Museum, Israel
  Postscripts: End Representations in Contemporary Israeli Art, The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Ayala Zacs Abrahamov Collection, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  Josh Baer Gallery, New York, USA
1993 "The Range of Realism", Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
1994 "Raw Material", Yaffet Gallery, Jaffa, Tel Aviv; Kibbutz Nachshon, Israel
  "Encounters", Joe Alon Museum, Kibbutz Lahav, Israel
  Dafna Naor Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
  "First Person Unknown", Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod; Bat Yam Museum, Bat Yam; The Art Workshop Gallery, Yavneh; Israel
1995 Contribution to UNICHEF, Istanbul, Turkey
  Dialogue, Cosmos Gallery, Vienna, Austria
  Dialogue, Bad Kissingen Kunsthalle, Bad Kissingen, Germany
  Dialogue, Graz - Kunsthalle - Graz, Germany
  Art Expo, Istanbul, Turkey
  Containers of the Soul, Merkin Gallery, New York, USA
1996 Link Hambhach Castle, Castle of Bad, Durkheim, Germany
  Blue and White, Binnet Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Letters for Peace, Eretz-Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel; Amman, Jordan; traveling show, U.S.A.
  Women's Work, Yadaim Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Vision of the New Morning, Hambacher; Schiab Neustadt, Germany
  Woman's Voice Against Violence, Mishkenot Sha'ananim, Jerusalem, Israel
  Israeli Artists in Dresden, House of Parliament of Saxony, Germany
  Portraits, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
  10 Years of Ministry of Education and Culture Prize Winners Exhibition, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Creation Prize, Artists' House, Tel Aviv, Israel
1997 Samson and Delilah, Ashdod Museum, Ashdod, Israel
  Women Against Violence, Hebrew Union College, New York
  Portraits, Bat-Yam Municipal Museum, Israel
  Trianalle, New Delhi, India
  Miniature, traveling exhibition, Italy
  Women of the Eighties in Israeli Art, Artists' House, Haifa, Israel
1998 Women of the Nineties in Israeli Art, Artists' House, Haifa, Israel
  Gallerie des artist, Singapore
  Forum of Peace, Givataim Theater, Israel
  Current State-of-Affairs, Arad Museum, Israel
  Hachmi Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
1999 Plasmo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
2000 The Human Figure in the Third Millenium, The Vatican
2002 Artists Against the Occupation, traveling exhibition
  Homage to a Great Master, Givatayim Theater, Israel
  Matter as Spirit, Spirit as Matter, Umm el-Fahem Gallery of Art Israel
  Reflections of Light, Haifa Theater Gallery, Israel
  Empowerment: Female Leadership, David Intercontinental Hotel, Tel Aviv, Israel
2003 The Wandering Library, The Artistsí Museum, Venice Biennale, Italy
  Art of the Eighties, Oranim College Gallery, Israel
  Screening of Gate of Tears, Rain of Roses, Oren Suns Foundation, New York
2004 The Masked Ball, The Corine Mamman Ashdod Museum, Israel
  Women Love, Thirty + Three, Haifa Theater Gallery, Israel
  The Wandering Library, The Artistsí Museum, Lodz, Poland
2005 As if the plenty never stopped, High-Touch, Hertzeliya, Israel
  Urim-lights, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  Recipients Prizes in Art from the Ministry of Education and Culture, 2004, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
   
PRIVATE AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
  Mr. Ronald S. Lauder, USA
  Mr. Leon Recanati, Israel
  Carmen Gimenez, Madrid, Spain
  Arad Museum, Arad Israel
  Ayala Zacs-Abramov, Jerusalem, Israel
  Ein Harod Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel
  Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
  Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
  Dan Mayer, Paris, France
  Musee d'Art Moderne, La Terrasse, Saint Etienne, France
  Gabriele Uelsberg Collection, Aachen, Germany
  Kapito Collection, Germany
  Peter Raue Collection, Berlin, Germany
  Poorhosaini Collection, Insbruck, Austria
  Canada Art Bank, Ottawa, Canada
  Discount Bank, New York, USA
  The Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada
  Judy Mastai, Vancouver, Canada
  Sara Reisman, Montreal, Canada
  Taipei Fine Art Museum, Taipei, Taiwan
  Wan Fang Art Gallery, Beijing, China
  Jacky and David Berger, Israel
  Santa and Norbert Pinch, Berlin, Germany
  Uri and Tami Slonim, Israel
  Charles Andy Bronfman, Montreal, Canada
  Akiko Nawata, Tokyo, Japan
  Louis Hammel, Tokyo, Japan
  William Chan, Singapore
  Mee Din Castronavo, Singapore
  Mariko Ito, Tokyo, Japan
  2001 Gallery, Kobe, Japan
  Mulheim Museum, Mulheim, Germany
  Notices The Gallery, Singapore
  Komho Cultural Foundation, Kwangju, Korea
  Munhwa Ilbo Gallery, Seoul, Korea
  The Israeli Ministry of Education and Culture
  Estrid and Henry Misrachi, Madrid, Spain
  Dina Recanati
  Miriam Doron
  Amnon Goldenberg
  Tulio Demicheli, Madrid, Spain
  The Doron Sebbag Art Collection, ORS Ltd., Israel
  Joseph Hackmey - Israel Phoenix Collection
  Jennifer and David Serrour, Mexico
  Mary Beth Sherydon, Washington, USA
  Avi Angel, Israel
   
ON THE WEB
  Ben - Gurion University of the Negev
  Ben - Gurion University of the Negev
  www.dgfk.de
  inter ART israel
  Women Beyond Borders
  www.stpauls.it
  The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  www.ynet.co.il