אפרת אייל Contemporary Ceramic Artist | Efrat Eyal Ceramic Art
About

Studies:

1988- 1991       B.Sc. Faculty of Biology, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

1992-1997        B.F.A – Department of Ceramic & Glass Design – Betzalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem.

2016- 2018       Art Therapy, Tel-Hai College, Tel-Hai.

 

Exhibitions:

2018          “Ceramics Now – 60 edition Faenza Prize”, Museo Internazionale delle Ceramiche in Faenza.

2018         “International Ceramics Festival Mino ― From the Momoyama Era to the Present ―  Succeeded from Shino and Oribe traditions”,

SOGO Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan.

2018         “Digging Digging”, Benyamini Contemporary Ceramic Center, Tel Aviv.

2018          “ISRAEL: 70 Years of Craft and Design”, Mingei International Museum, San Diego.

 2017        “In Sequence”, Benyamini Contemporary Ceramic Center, Tel Aviv.

2017         The 11th International Ceramics Competition Mino, Japan

2017        “A Handful Of Clay – Cultural aspects of the material”,Hankin House: A multidisciplinary museum space, Kfar-Yeoshua.

2016        “My Way” ”, Apter-Barrer Art Center & Gallery, Ma’alot-Tarshicha.

2016         “Ceramic Design From Israel: Techno.Logical Vessels”, Sant Pau Recinte Modernista, Barcelona.

2016         “Wet/Fired: Matter as a Metaphorical Space”, The eighth Biennale of Israeli Ceramics, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv.

2016          “Quest – Ceramics & Photography”, The Open Museum Of Photography, Tel-Hai Industrial Park.

2016         “Layers Of Time – Contemporary Ceramic & Glass”, Apter-Barrer Art Center & Gallery, Ma’alot-Tarshicha.

2015          “Quest – Ceramics & Photography”, Benyamini Contemporary Ceramic Center, Tel Aviv.

2014         “Garden”, “Hakubiya” Art school Galery, Jerusalem.

2014        ” Dialogue with the past”, Old Jaffa Visitor Center, Tel Aviv – Jaffa.

2013        “On the flip side”, Benyamini Contemporary Ceramic Center, Tel Aviv.

2013         “Sal Tsriha”, Benyamini Contemporary Ceramic Center, Tel Aviv.

2013        “Imprinting”, The Seventh Biennale of Israeli Ceramics, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv.

2012        “From the melting pot into the fire” – Contemporary Ceramics in Israel, Whatcom Museum, Washington, USA.

2012        “On stage”, Periscope – Design & Neo Craft Gallery, Tel Aviv.

2012        “Decorated vessels” – Betzalel Academy of Arts and Design Gallery, Jerusalem.

2012         The Rothschild Prize Competition, Benyamini Contemporary Ceramic Center, Tel Aviv.

2011         The Sixth Biennale for Israeli Ceramics, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv.

2010         Contemporary Ceramics in Israel,, Belger Art Center, Kansas city, USA.

  Contemporary Ceramics in Israel, Gardiner Museum , Toronto, Canada.

2009        Contemporary Ceramics in Israel ,The Mint Museum of Craft & Design, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

2006         The Fourth Biennale for Israeli Ceramics, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv

1999          Solo exhibition:   Nidbach 7 –  “Is there anybody out there?” Jerusalem Artists’ House.

 

Awards:

1997                  The Blumenthal Prize for outstanding final project, Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem.

2014                  Maud Friedland Prize, Israel – Honorable Mention.

2017                   The 11th International Ceramics Competition Mino, Japan – Bronze Award.

 

Additional occupations:

1997-2000         Lecturer in the Department of Ceramic & Glass Design, Betzalel.

1997-2000        Graphic designer in “Versaware” internet & multimedia company, Jerusalem.

2007-2009       Glass designer in “Andreas Meyer” glassware factory, Tefen, Israel.

2011-2012          Project manager in “Arttech”, web studio, Hila, Israel.

2013-                   Ceramics teacher in “Apter-Barrer Art Center”, Ma’alot-Tarshicha, Israel.

 

Member of The Israel Ceramics artist association.

A member of an artists’ group who initiated and set up the Damon Rose Glass Center in Akko for the promotion of glass studying and education.