GIL SHACHAR

 1965  Born in Tel Aviv, Israel  1988-92  Studies at  Art Teachers College, Ramat Hasharon  1994-96  Teacher at Art Teachers College, Ramat Hasharon, teacher at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem  Since 1996  lives and works in Germany

 

Selected One Man Shows

 

1992  Artist´s House, Jerusalem  1993  Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv 1994  Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv  1995  Haifa University Art Department, Haifa  1996  Oranim Institute Art Department, Oranim.  The Artist‘s Studio Gallery, Tel Aviv

1998  Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg.  Löhrl Gallery, Mönchengladbach  1999  Forum For Contemporary Art, Worpswede.  Artfocus, Jerusalem  2001  John Doe, Duesseldorf 2002  Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya  2003  Löhrl Gallery, Mönchengladbach  2004  Eboran Gallery, Salzburg  2005  Goch Museum, Goch.  Löhrl Gallery, Mönchengladbach.  Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv  2008  Löhrl Gallery, Mönchengladbach. Museum and Gallery im Prediger, Schwäbisch Gmünd. Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv  2011  The Secret Life of Sculptures, Museum of the City of Ratingen. Nature and Image, Altana Kulturstiftung, Bad Homburg. Museum of the City of Siegburg. Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv  2012  Löhrl Gallery, Mönchengladbach 2014  Circle1, Berlin (with Roy Mordechay) 2015  Gil Shachar and Imaginary Friends, SPAM Contemporary, Düsseldorf.  Scheinmond, Labor, Colonge.  Charlottae Cyclops, Hong Kong Derrick Barge, Duisburg  2016  Alexander Ochs Private, Berlin  2017  To Cast A Shadow, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv  2018  Dead Flat, Semjon Contemporary, Berlin  2019  The Cast Whale Project, Salt River, Cape town.  Schattenreich, Paul-Clemen-Museum, Bonn  2020 The Cast Whale Project, Kunstmuseum Bochum.  Gil Shachar at the Abguss-Sammlung Antiker Plastik, Berlin.  Lunapark Transylvania, Semjon Contemporary, Berlin

 

Selected Group Shows

 

1992  Contemporary Sculpture, Tel Aviv Museum of Art   1993 Israel‘s Suggestion for the Aperto of The Venice Biennale, Artifact Gallery, Tel Aviv.  In The House, In The Courtyard, Israel Museum, Jerusalem  1994  Seperate Worlds, Tel Aviv Museum of Art  1996 Desert Cliché, Israel Now - Local Images, Arad Museum, Arad, Bass Museum, Miami, Florida, Grey Art Gallery, New York  1999 HEAVEN, Kunsthalle Duesseldorf, Tate Gallery, Liverpool  2001 Kinderblicke - Kindheit und Moderne von Klee bis Boltanski, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen.  8. Triennale der Kleinplastik, Fellbach  2002  Portraits: From Antiquity to the Present, Tel Aviv Museum of Art. Wächserne Identitäten, Kolbe Museum, Berlin. The Land of Shadow, Tel Aviv museum of Art 2003  Ninôs (Children), CASA-Centro de Arte de Salamanca 2004  Love is in the Air, Time for Art, Tel Aviv.  The Pupet Show, Time for Art, Tel Aviv  2005  Die Neuen Hebräer, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin. Die Obere Hälfte – Die Büste Seit Auguste Rodin, Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Kunsthalle Emden, Museum Liner Appenzell  2006  SURreal. Aspekte des Figuralen aus der Sammlung, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg. Fatamorgana: Illusion and Deception in Contemporary Art, Haifa Museum of Art 2008  Territorial Bodies, Museum Beelden aan Zee, Den Haag 2009  Spotlight, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg  2010 Family/Tree, Tel Aviv Museum of Art.  An die Natur, Collection of the Altana Kulturstiftung, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Langen Foundation, Neuss.  Krieg/Individuum, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Münster.  Körper Codes, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg  2012  Good Night, Israel Museum, Jerusalem.  Zündstoff, Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot. Der Nackte Mann, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz  2013   ArTricks, Israel Museum, Jerusalem  2014  Zeichen gegen den Krieg, Stiftung Museum Lehmbruck, Duisburg. Additionen der Gegenwart, Kunstmuseum Bochum  2015  Konturen des Alltags, Kunstmuseum Mülheim an der Ruhr.  Du sollst Dir (k)ein Bild machen, Berliner Dom, Berlin  2016  Shachar/Kohlmetz, Semjon Contemporary, Berlin.  The 6th Biennale of Drawing, Artist's House, Jerusalem  2017 Penetrating Paper, Semjon Contemporary, Berlin  2018  Interlocal, Blue Container, Duisburg.  Bild Macht Religion, Kunstmuseum Bochum  

2020 Poetic Faith - From the Collection, S.M.A.K., Gent

                                                                  

Prizes and Scholarships

 

1991  The America-Israel Cultural Foundation Award, Tel Aviv 1992  The America-Israel Cultural Foundation Award, Tel Aviv 1993  Artist/Teacher Award, Ministry of Education, Jerusalem 1994  Ingeborg Bachmann Prize, founded by Anselm Kiefer, Jerusalem  1996  Wilhelm Lehmbruck Scholarship, Duisburg 1998  Atelier Scholarship, Mönchengladbach  1998  Barkenhoff Scholarship, Worpswede  2001  Kuenstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf  2003  Leube Baustoffe, Artist in Residence Program, Austria  2005  The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant 2008  Artist-in-residence, Sylt Quelle, Sylt  2015  Travel grant to South Africa, awarded by Kunststiftung NRW  2019  Project grant for Cast Whale Project - presentation in Germany, Kunststiftung NRW

 

  

© 2014 by Gil Shachar