Artists

Maya Cohen Levy

Available Work

Work

Exhibitions at GG

2018
Nighttime Wandering
December 6th, 2018 - January 5th, 2019
2014
Traces and Shadows
October 21, 2014 - November 22, 2014
2012
Sights
January 19, 2012 - February 25, 2012
2009
Several Matters
May 2009

Studio Visit

Biography

Born in Tel Aviv, 1955
Lives and works in Tel Aviv

Education

Studied Philosophy at Tel Aviv University
Studied Art at the Kalisher School of Art, Tel Aviv
Taught at Kalisher School of Art, Tel Aviv
Taught at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
Teaches at Tel Aviv University

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1983

Horace Richter Gallery, Jaffa

1984

Debel Gallery, Jerusalem

1985

Paintings, Ehad Ha’am 90 Gallery, Tel Aviv

Debel Gallery, Jerusalem

1988

Paintings, Rap Gallery, Tel Aviv

1989

Paintings, Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv

1991

Paintings, (Sukkot) Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv

1993

Thatch and Honeycomb, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Sunflower Heart, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv

1994

Installation, Office in Tel Aviv Gallery

1996

Palm Tree Trunks, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv

1998

Landscape, No Landscape, Oranim Academic College, Kiryat Tivon, curatorial studies class; instructor: David Wakstein (cat.)

1998

Dvarim, Sara Levy Gallery, Tel Aviv

1999

Palm Tree Trunks, Rehovot Municipal Art Gallery, and the Art Gallery, Kiryat Tivon Memorial Center; curators: Ada Naamani and Esty Reshef (cat.)

2000

Pools, Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Varda Steinlauf (cat.)

2002

Islamic Ornaments, Trees and One Additional Work, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv

2003

Looking Through the Shadows, Villa Waldberta, Munich

2004

Poles, Towers, Bridges, Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv

2005

Towers, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art (cat.)

2006

Slits, HaTzuk Gallery, Netanya

Beneath the Surface, December Gallery, Berlin

2008

Crack, Artists Workshops, Tel Aviv; curator: Vered Zafran Gani (cat.)

2009

Several Matters, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv (cat.)

2009

Twilight: Urban Landscapes, Tel Aviv, The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv University; curator: Mordechai Omer (cat.)

2011

Angel in Venice, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012

Sights, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2013

My Heart is in the East, Wilfrid Israel Museum of Art, Kibbutz Hazorea

2014

Traces and Shadows, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2018

NIghttime Wandering, Gordon Gallery, Tel-Aviv

Selected Group Exhibitions

1982

Singers / Pigs, Dizengoff Center, Tel Aviv

1985

Eighty Years of Israeli Sculpture, Debel Gallery, Jerusalem

Drawings, Ehad Ha’am 90 Gallery, Tel Aviv

1987

Large Format”, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan (cat.)

1988

Israeli Art, traveling exhibition, USA; curator: Mary Evangelista (cat.)

1989

Three-Dimensional Objectivity, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan (cat.)

1990

The Biennale for Sculpture, Ein Hod

“The Column in Contemporary Israeli Sculpture,” The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv (cat.)

1991

“Young Artist Award Recipients”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

“Present-Absent: The Empty Chair in Israeli Art”, Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv (cat.)

1993

“Determined Image”, Haifa Museum of Art

1994

“Unity”, Artists House, Tel Aviv (cat.)

“Adama”, Abraham Goodman Gallery, New York

1995

“My Heart Is in the East”, Pyramid Gallery, Haifa

1998

“Women Artists in Israeli Art”, Haifa Art Museum (cat.)

“Friendly Triangle: Pesach Slovoski, Mordechai Geldman, Maya Chen Levy,” The Rachel and Israel Pollak Gallery, Kalisher 5, Tel Aviv

“Contemporary Art in Israel”, Kulturzentrum bel den Minoriten, Graz, Austria

1999

“Vision of Light – A Century of Watercolor in Israel”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (cat.)

2000

“Vision and Memory”, (Israel-Germany, Part I), Sektor Panzerhalle, Berlin (cat.)

2000

“Vision and Memory”, Part I, Joint exhibition of German and Israeli artists, Berlin, Germany

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

“Exhibition 28: New Prints”, Jerusalem Print Workshop

2002

“Sign of Painting”, Haifa Museum of Art; curator: Daniela Talmor

“Vision and Memory” (Israel-Germany, part II), Herzliya Artist Center

2003

“Thou Shalt Make”, Time for Art, Tel Aviv

“Israeli Contemporary”, Robert Sandelson Gallery, London (cat.)

“Concealed and Revealed”, Dwek Gallery, Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Jerusalem (cat.)

2004

“The 1980s in Israeli Art”, Oranim Academic College, Kiryat Tivon

2005

“On the Banks of the Yarkon”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (cat.)

“Little Red Riding Hood”, DotFiftyOne Gallery, Miami, Florida

“Sektor Panzerhalle”, Berlin (cat.)

2006

“Double Exposure: Middle Eastern Rooftops”, Makor Gallery, New York

“Disengagement”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (cat.)

“Winners of the Culture and Education Ministry Award”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (cat.)

2007

“Independence Park”, Artists House, Tel Aviv

“CT Fish,” Ha’Kibbutz Israeli Art Gallery, Tel Aviv (cat.)

“Moods and Modes in Israeli Photography”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2008

“My Turn”, HaTzuk Gallery, Netanya (cat.)

“Van Gogh in Tel Aviv”, Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv (cat.)

“Compassion and Rage”, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv

“Souvenirs”, University Art Gallery, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheba (cat.)

“Rare Medium”, Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (cat.)

“Plants”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

“2009: Tel Aviv Time”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (cat.)

“Last Edition”, University Art Gallery, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Be’er Sheba (cat.)

2012

“After”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2013

“Summer Exhibition”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

2014

“Chicago Triangle”, Haifa Museum of Art

2015

“Summer Exhibition”, Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv

Prizes and Awards

1988–1991

America-Israel Cultural Foundation Prize for a Young Artist

1991

Young Artist Prize

1993

America-Israel Cultural Foundation Foreign Study Grant (China)

2004

Dan Sandel Sculpture Award, Tel Aviv Museum

IDB Award, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Israeli Culture and Education Ministry Award

The Janet and George Japin, America – Israel Cultural Foundation award

Michel Kikoïne Prize, Faculty of the Arts, Tel Aviv University

Collections

Tel Aviv Museum of Art
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
The Jewish Museum, New York
Ha’aretz Art Collection
Doron Sebag Collection, ORS Ltd., Tel Aviv
Public and private collections in Israel and abroad