Adika David


1970              Born in Jerusalem

Lives and works in Tel Aviv 


1993-1997     B.F.A., Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem
2002-2004     M.F.A., Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem, in collaboration with the Hebrew University Advanced Studies Program in Fine Art 


1999 - Present      Professor  at "Bezalel" Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem
2004 - Present      Professor at "Shenkar" College of Engineering & Design, Ramat Gan
2010 - Present      Head of the Visual Arts Department, School of the Arts  -"Campus Arison", Tel Aviv
2017                       Head of Photography Department at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem 



2016              Golden Hands, Dual exhibition with artist Hilla Toony Navok, Artport, Tel Aviv

                       Table Studies, MAMbo, Museo Morandi, Bologna, Italy, curated by: Alessia Masi

2015              After The Fact, WIZO Haifa Academy of Design and Education Photography Gallery, Haifa, Israel

                       Last Light, The Open Museum of Photography, Tel-Hai, Israel

                       Art Wall, Verner, Tel Aviv

2014              The Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia

2013              As in Water Face Reflects Face, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012              Equator, Open Lens Gallery, Gershman Y, Philadelphia

                       Defines, Hadassah College, Gallery of the Department of Photographic Communication, Jerusalem

2010              Oululu, East Central Gallery, LondonLiving Room, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
2009              Every Monkey is a Gazelle in Its Mother’s Eyes, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv
2007              Come Thou Beauty, 3 solo shows, The Art Gallery, University of Haifa
2006              Fix (‘Tikkun’), Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv
                       After Winter Must Come Spring, Q! Gallery, Glasgow International Festival of Contemporary Visual Art
2005              In–Out, Ashdod Art Museum, Monart Center2004 Multi-Function, Graduation Show, Bezalel Gallery, Tel Aviv
                       Will It Shine, Kav 16 Gallery, Tel Aviv 
                       Works, Neta Eshel – House for Art, Caesarea (with Gal Weinstein)
2003              Mahogany, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya
2002              Mother Tongue/Portraits, Hagar Gallery, Jaffa
                       Sacker Garden, Oranim Gallery, Tivon (with Eli Petel)
2001              Lifestyle, Borochov Gallery, Tel Aviv; in collaboration with the Photography Department Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
2011              Jerusalem Beach: The Artists’ Studios - Art Cube Gallery, Jerusalem
                       Nimrod’s Descendants: Jerusalem Artists’ House Gallery, Jerusalem
2010              Looking In, Looking Out: The Window in Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
                       Memoria Technica, eastcentral gallery, London
                       Stop Making Sense, Oslo Fine Art Society
                       Shelf Life, Haifa Museum of ArtWith This Ring, Beth Hatefutsoth, Tel Aviv 
2009              Watermelons, Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv
                       David and the Girls, POV Festival of Contemporary Photography, Tel Aviv
2009              4 Openings in Israeli Art, Salame Gallery, Tel Aviv
                       Faces: Inside and Out, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv
                       Maximalism, Avni Institute, Tel Aviv 
                       Solace, Inga Gallery, Tel Aviv 
                       Tel Aviv Time, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
2008              Territoires, The 6th Biennale of International Photography, Liege, Belgium 
2007              Through the Object, The Open Museum of Photography, Tel Hai Industrial Park 
                       Somewere Better Than this Place, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv
                       The Rear, The 1st Herzliya Biennial of Contemporary Art, Herzliya 
2006              News 2007: New Acquisitions, Haifa Museum of Contemporary Art, Haifa
                       3rd Generation: Photography in Estate of Identity Crises, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv 
                       Present Now, Omanut Haaretz Festival, Riding Power Station, Tel Aviv 
                       Incorrigible Young & Restless Romantics, Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv 
                       El Hama’ayan: The Yarkon Stream as a Cross-Section in the Israeli Metropolis, Tel Aviv Museum of Art 
2005              Prizes in Art and Design from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, 2004, Tel Aviv Museum of Art 
                       Artic 7, Recipients of the Sharett scholarship for Young Israeli Artists, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan 
                       Yona at Bezalel: Issues in Contemporary Curating, Bezalel Gallery, Tel Aviv
                       Reunion, ByArt Projects Gallery, Tel Aviv
2004              Alphabet: Israelisk Samtidskonst, Kristinehamns Konstmuseum, Sweden
                       Lets Food, Bat Yam Museum of Art, Bat Yam
                       Omanut Haaretz (Art of the Land) Festival, Tel Aviv
                       Animal, Vegetable, Mineral, Bezalel Gallery, Tel Aviv
                       Pets, Time for Art – Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
                       In Days Gone By, At this Time, Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv
                       The Scream 2: Homage Exhibition to Edvard Munch’s “The Scream”, Kav 16 Gallery, Tel Aviv 
2003              Tel Aviv-Glasgow-Tel Aviv, Bezalel Gallery, Tel Aviv, in cooperation with GSA (Glasgow School of Arts)
                       Mother Tongue, Museum of Art, Ein Harod
                       Matter of Taste, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem 
1998              To the East: Orientalism in the Arts in Israel, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
2011              The Minister of Culture Award for Fine-Art Artist , Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport, Jerusalem 
2011              The Jack Nailor Award for Photography, Haifa Film Festival 2011
2004-2005    Sharet Scholarship, America-Israel Cultural Foundation
2004              Young Artist Award, Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport, Jerusalem
2003              P.S.S. Pilot Summer School, Glasgow School of Arts, Scotland Foreign Ministry and British Council
1996              Dean’s Award, yearly scholarship, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem
1995              Dean’s Award, yearly scholarship, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem 
2008              Cite Internationale des Arts, International Artists in Residence Program, Paris
2007              Hangar, Art Residency, Barcelona

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