Hofshi Orit


1959                  Born in Kibbutz Matzuva, Israel
1998-2002        MA, University of Leeds – Bretton Hall College, Leeds, UK
1986-1990        Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia. PA, USA
1981-1985        The Neri Bloomfield Academy of Design,  Haifa 
                           Lives and works in Herzliya, Israel 


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018                 "Stranger Comes to Town”, SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2018 NY, Cade Tompkins projects

2017                 "Crossing”, Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Slovakia  

2017                 "Innuendo”, The Dwek Gallery, Mishkenot Sha’ananim, Jerusalem 

2016                 "Beacon”, Zemack Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

2015                 "Changing Perspectives- The Epoch of Space", Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa 

2015                 "Time out of Mind", Hoch+Partner, Leipzig, Germany

2013                 "Cessation", Shulamit Nazarian Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

2012                 "Pharos", Locks gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

2011                 "Resilience," List gallery, Swarthmore College, PA
2010                 "Ephemeral Passage," The Open Museum, Omer Industrial Parks
2009                 "Ephemeral Passage," The Open Museum, Tefen and Omer Industrial Park 
                          "If the Tread is an Echo," Gallery 39, Tel Aviv
2008                 "The Road Not Taken," The Print Center, Philadelphia
                          "The Geography of Time," The Neri Bloomfield Academy of Design, Haifa
2006                 "The Disenchanted Forest," Anna Ticho House –
                          The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
                          "Datum," traveling show in The Czech Republic
                          "Kairos," Braverman By Art Projects, Tel Aviv
2005                 "Datum Collectanea," Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art
2000                 Golconda Fine Arts, Tel Aviv
                          Stephan Gang Gallery, New York
1996                 New Artists' Community Gallery, Kiryat Tivon
1994                 479 Gallery, New York
1993                "Portraits of My People," The Philadelphia Museum of Judaica


Selected Group Exhibitions

 2018                 “Surprise: New Acquisitions” The Janet Turner Print Museum, Chico, CA

2017                 “In the Body of the Wood”, winners of The Jacob Pins Prize for an Israeli Graphic Artist, as part of three exhibitions marking the centenary of Jacob Pins, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Jerusalem Print Work Shop

                          “DI CARTA / PAPERMADE. 3rd edition: International Biennial Paper made Art Work Exhibition, Schio, Italy

                          “On the Road” The Artist’s House, Tel Aviv

                          “Corpus, Mens et Anima”, SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2017, NY, Cade Tompkins Projects                       

2016                 “The Black Art”, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

                          “Fall 2016 Artist-in-Residence Exhibition”, McColl Center for Art, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA

                          “All that remains”, The Artists House TLV, Tel Aviv

2015                 “Not Distant Land”, contemporary art collection of the German Bundestag in The Reichstag Building, Berlin, Germany

                          “IMPRESS”, Druckgrafische Symposien des BBK LEIPZIG, Museum für Druckkunst, Leipzig, Germany

                          Salon Hacubia 2015, the Cube Gallery, Hacubia Place for Art, Jerusalem

2014                 “Along the Lines of Imagination”, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv 

                          “This Is Not a Dream", American Jewish Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA 

2013                 “Traces V – Beyond Paper”, the 5th Biennale for Drawing in Israel, Jerusalem

                          “URRA Project”, Galeria del Infinito, Recoleta, Buenos Aires, Argentina

                          “The Philadelphia Story: Contemporary Figurative Art”, Asheville Art Museum, North Carolina, USA

                          “Souvenirs”, featuring works by Leonardo Drew, Hilary Berseth, Pat Steir, Orit Hofshi, Marcus Harvey, Markus Draper, Zhang Xiaoxia, and Robert Rahway Zakanitch, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

2012                 "Encounters in Munch's space", Curator: Irit Hadar Curator of Prints and Drawings, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

                          "Tectonic Faults": Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Bet Mani, Tel Aviv

                          "VON KAISERBLAU BIS LUXUSSCHWARZ" (From Imperial Blue to de Luxe Black), at Radierverein (etchers’ association), München, Germany 

                          "Structuring Nature", Joy Pratt Markham Gallery Curator: Andrea Packard, Walton Art Center, Arkansas, USA

2011                 "New on Paper": Recent Acquisitions in the Prints and Drawings Collection, Curator: Meira Perry-Lehmann, Michael Bromberg Senior Curator of Prints and Drawings, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

                          "Escape", the Artist House, Tel Aviv

                          Discount Bank Selected Print Portfolio, the Gottesman Etching Center - Kibbutz Cabri, Israel

                          "Basis", Dialogue between cultures, Artists from Arab and Jewish sectors, The House 

2010                 Philagrafika 2010: “The Graphic Unconscious" PAFA  Arts Museum,
                          Philadelphia: Kiki Smith, Pepón Osorio , Mark Bradford, Christiane
                          Baumgartner, Qiu Zhijie & Tromarama 
                          "Matrika",The Kupferman House, Israel
                          "Traces IV” Biennale for Drawing, The Artists’ House, Jerusalem
                          "Summer Surprises”, integrates postwar art from the permanent 
                          collection with major recent acquisitions. Pennsylvania Academy of 
                          the Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia. 
                          "Von Kaiserblau bis Luxusschwarz", Deutsche Bank, Leipzig , Germany 
2009                 "Images from North Mayo," The Courthouse Gallery, Ballycastle, Co Mayo, Ireland
                          "Drawing Violence," 5 Place 4 Art, Tel Aviv
2008                 Leipziger Grafikbörse and Sächsisches Druckgrafik Symposion, Leipzig, Germany 
2007                 "Traces III: The Third Biennale for Drawing in Israel, The Artists' House, Jerusalem 
                          "One and All," The Jerusaelem Artists' House and The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
                          "Winners of the Minister of Science, Culture and Sport Prize for Art, 2006", Petach Tikva Museum of Art 
2006                 "Disengagement," Tel Aviv Museum of Art
                          "Land Escape: Art Visions Beyond Boundaries," Dot Fiftyone Gallery, Miami
2005                 "On the Banks of The Yarkon," Tel Aviv Museum of Art 
                          79th International Printmaking Competition, The Print Center, Philadelphia
                          International Print Center, New York
2003                 "Summer Exhibition," Royal Academy of Arts, London 
                           International Print Center, New York
                           Kubus Städtische Galerie, Hanover, Germany
2002                 "Summer Exhibition," Royal Academy of Arts, London
                          International Print Triennial, "Bridge to the Future," Graz, Austria
2000                 International Print Triennial, Krakow, Poland; Nuremberg, Germany 
1999                 "Summer Exhibition," Royal Academy of Arts, London
1998                 "Summer Exhibition," Royal Academy of Arts, London


Prizes and Grants

2016                 Fall 2016 Artist-in-Residence - McColl Center for Art + Innovation, Charlotte, NC, USA

2016       Pais Grant- Israel Lottery Council for Culture and Art- for One Person Museum Show

2013                 URRA Project, the fourth edition of the Art Residency in Buenos Aires, Argentina

2011                 From the William J. Cooper Foundation grant “Cooper Series Excellence in Arts and Letters”, Swarthmore PA, USA

2010                 Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Prizes in Art and Design for 2010: Jacob Pins 
                          Award for  Israeli Printmaking Artist
                          Distinguished Alumni Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
                          Artist in Residency, USC, JAI, LA/TA  Partnership, Los Angeles
                          Philagrafika 2010: Invitational Signature Print, including artists: Oscar 
                          Muñoz, Regina Silveira, Lisa Anne Auerbach, Francesc Ruiz, Eric Avery, Enrique Chagoya.
2008                 Künstlerhaus Hohenossig Printmaking Residency, Leipzig, Germany
2006                 Minister of Science and Culture Prize for out standing in Contemporary Israeli Art.
2005                 Art on Paper Award, 79th Annual International Competition of Printmaking, The Print Center, Philadelphia
2004                 Fellow of the Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Residency in Ballycastle North Mayo, Ireland
1990                 The P.A.F.A. Alumni Award, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia 
                          The Philadelphia Mayor's Award
1989                 The Cecilia Beaux Memorial Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia
                          The William Emllen Cresson Traveling Scholarship 
                          First Prize in Print Competition, Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia


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