MAYA COHEN LEVY | CV

Born in Tel Aviv, 1955.
Studied art at the Kalisher School of Art, Tel Aviv, and philosophy at Tel Aviv University.
Teaching experience includes Kalisher School of Art, Tel Aviv, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Holon Institute of Technology and Tel Aviv University.
Lives and works in Tel Aviv.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 - "Nighttime Wandering" Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2017 - “Tracks and Shadows” part 3, Hagiso Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2017 - Tracks and Shadows” part 2, Yamakiwa Gallery, Tokamachi, Niigata, Japan

2017 - "Shadow upon shadow", Atelier Shemi, Kibbutz Cabri

2014 - "Traces and Shadows", Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv (catalogue) 
2013 - "My Heart is in the East", Wilfred Museum, Hazorea (catalogue) 
2012 - "Sights", Gordon Gallery, Tel aviv

2011 -  "Angel in Venice", Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2009 - "Sedek" (Crack), Artists Studios, Tel Aviv; curator: Vered Zafran Gani (catalogue)
2009 - "Twilight: Urban Landscapes, Tel Aviv", The Genia Schreiber University Art
             Gallery, Tel Aviv University; curator: Mordechai Omer (catalogue)

2008 - "Under the Surface", December Gallery, Berlin
2006 - "Slits", HaTzuk Gallery, Netanya; curator: Monica Lavi
2005 - "Towers", Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art (catalogue)
2004 - "Poles, Towers, Bridges" Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv (catalogue)
2003 - "Pools 2003", National Maritime Museum, Haifa
2003 - "Looking Through the Shadows", Villa Waldberta, Munich
2002 - "Islamic Ornaments, Trees and One Additional Work", Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv
2000 - "Ponds", Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Varda Steinlauf (catalogue)
1999 - "Palm Tree Trunks", Rehovot Municipal Art Gallery and Kiryat Tivon 
             Memorial Center; curators: Ada Naamani and Esty Reshef (catalogue)

1998 - "Landscape, No Landscape", Oranim Academic College Gallery,
             Kiryat Tivon; curatorial studies class, instructor:  David Wakstein (catalogue)

1998 - "Dvarim", Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv
1996 - "Palm Tree Trunks", Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
1994 - Installation, Office in Tel Aviv Gallery
1993 - "Thatch and Honeycomb", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; 
             curator: Meira Perry Lehman (catalogue)

1993 - "Sunflower Heart", Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv (catalogue)
1991 - "Paintings (Sukkot)", Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
1989 - "Paintings", Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv
1988 - "Paintings", Rap Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Eitan Hilel
1985 - "Paintings", Ehad Ha'am 90 Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Ami Steinitz
1985 - Debel Gallery, Jerusalem

1984 - Debel Gallery, Jerusalem

1983 - Horace Richter Gallery' Tel Aviv Jaffa; curator: Meir Ahronson

1982 - "Rock"Debel Gallery, Jerusalem

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019 -  Traces VII "action----line", The Seventh Biennale for Drawing in Israel (catalogue)

2018 - "Luna" Neve Schecter Gallery, Tel Aviv; Curetor: Shira Friedman  (catalogue)

2017 - Nakanojo Biennale 2017, Japan (Catalogue)

2010 - "4th Drawing Biennale", The Jerusalem Artists House, curator: Tamar Manor-Fridaman
2010 - "Matrika", Kuperman Gallery, curator: Irit Carmon Popper

2008 - "My Turn”, HaTzuk Gallery, Netanya; curator: Monica Lavi (catalogue)
2008 - "Van Gogh in Tel Aviv", Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv; curator: Carmela Rubin (catalogue)
2008 - "Compassion and Rage", Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Ronit Yedaya
2008 - "Souvenirs", University Art Gallery, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 
             Be’er Sheba (catalogue)

2008 - "Rare Medium", Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; curator: Ruti Sela (catalogue)
2008 - "Plants", Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv
2009 - "2009: Tel Aviv Time", Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Nili Goren (catalogue)
2009 - "Last Edition", University Art Gallery, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, 
             Be'er Sheba (catalogue)

2007 - "Independence Park", Artists House, Tel Aviv; curator: Mordechai Geldman
2007 - "CT Fish", Ha’Kibbutz Israeli Art Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Dalya Markovich (catalogue)
2007 - "Moods and Modes in Israeli Photography", Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Nili Goren
2006 - "Double Exposure: Middle Eastern Rooftops", Makor Gallery, New York; 
           curator: Carmela Yaakobi Walke
2006 - "Disengagement", Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Nili Goren (catalogue)
2006 - "Recipients of the Culture and Education Ministry Award"
             The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Amitai Mendelson (catalogue)
2005 - "On the Banks of the Yarkon", Tel Aviv Museum of Art; 
           curator: Varda Steinlauf (catalogue)

2005 - "Little Red Riding Hood", DotFiftyOne Gallery, Miami, Florida
2005 - "10 Jahre Atelierhaus", Sektor Panzerhalle, Berlin (catalogue)
2004 - "The 1980s in Israeli Art", Oranim Academic College Gallery, Kiryat Tivon
2003 - "Thou Shalt Make", Time for Art, Tel Aviv; curator: Gideon Ofrat (catalogue)
2003 - "Israeli Contemporary", Robert Sandelson Gallery, London (catalogue)
2003 - "Concealed and Revealed", Dwek Gallery, Mishkenot Sha'ananim, 
           Jerusalem; curator: Naftali Glicksberg (catalogue)

2002 - "Sign of Painting", Haifa Museum of Art; curator: Daniela Talmor (catalogue)
2002 - "Vision and Memory" (Israel-Germany, part II), Herzliya Artists Center;
           curator: Hannelore Hoffner

2001 - "World Order: Maya Cohen Levy and Yadid Rubin", University Art Gallery, 
           Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheba, curatorial studies class;
           instructor: Haim Maor

2001 - "Exhibition 28: New Prints", Jerusalem Print Workshop; 
           curators: Irena Gordon and Arie Kilemnik

2000 - "Vision and Memory", (Israel-Germany, part I), Sektor Panzerhalle, Berlin; 
           curator: Hanne-Laura Hoffner (catalogue)

1999 - "Vision of Light – A Century of Watercolor in Israel", The Israel Museum, 
           Jerusalem;  curator: Meira Perry Lehman (catalogue)

1998 - "Women Artists in Israeli Art", Haifa Art Museum; curator: Ilana Teicher (catalogue)
1998 - "Friendly Triangle: Pesach Slovoski, Mordechai Geldman, Maya Chen Levy"
           The Rachel and Israel Pollak Gallery, Kalisher 5, Tel Aviv; 
           curator: Mordechai Geldman

     ?   - "Contemporary Art in Israel", Kulturzentrum bel den Minoriten, Graz, 
           Austria; curator: Arie Weiss

1995 - "My Heart Is in the East", Pyramid Gallery, Haifa; curator: Avraham Eilat
1994 - "Unity", Artists House, Tel Aviv; curator: Mordechai Geldman (catalogue)
1994 - "Adama", Abraham Goodman Gallery, New York (catalogue)
1993 - "Determined Image", Haifa Museum of Art; curator: Georgette Blaya
1991 - "Recipients of the Young Artist Award", Tel Aviv Museum of Art (catalogue)
1991 - "Present-Absent: The Empty Chair in Israeli Art" 
           Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Mordechai Omer (catalogue)
1990 - The Sculpture Biennale, Ein Hod; curator: Meir Aharonson
1990 - "The Column in Contemporary Israeli Sculpture",
           The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Mordechai Omer (catalogue)

1989 - "Three-Dimensional Objectivity", Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan;
           curator: Meir Aharonson (catalogue)

1988 - "Israeli Art", traveling exhibition, USA; curator: Mary Evangelista (catalogue)
1987 - "Large Format", Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan; curator: Meir Aharonson (catalogue)
1985 - "Eighty Years of Israeli Sculpture", Debel Gallery, Jerusalem
         - "Drawings", Ehad Ha'am 90 Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Ami Steinitz
1982 - "Singers–Pigs", Dizengoff Center, Tel Aviv

BOOKS

- Admiel Kosman, Proscribed Prayers, Seventy-One New Poems
  with works of sculpture by Maya Cohen Levy 
   (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2007)
- Admiel Kosman,
Poems,

  with color paintings by Maya Cohen Levy 
  (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 2004)
- Angela Dauber,
Munchen-Baghdad,

  with peeled photographs by Maya Cohen Levy 

  (Munich: E-Podium, 2004)
- Dorit Peleg, Maya Cohen Levy,
Two Stories (Tel Aviv: Even Hoshen, 1999)
- Dorit Peleg,
A Chinese Drawing,

  with paintings by Maya Cohen Levy
  (Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad, 1997)

SELECTED GRANTS & AWARDS

2008  - The Janet and George Japin Prize, America-Israel Cultural Foundation
2008 - The Michel Kikoine Prize, Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv University
2005  - Israeli Culture and Education Ministry Award
2004  - Dan Sandel Sculpture Award, Tel Aviv Museum
2004  - IDB Award for Israeli artist, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1993  - America-Israel Cultural Foundation Foreign Study Grant (China)
1991  - Young Artist Prize

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Haifa Museum, Haifa
The Jewish Museum, New York
Various public and private collections in Israel and abroad