Schwebel Ivan


1932                Born in Morgantown, West Virginia, raised in Georgia until age six, then in
                        the Bronx, New York, U.S.A.
1953-55           Served in the US Army in Japan where he began painting
                        Studied with the Zen painter Kimura Kyoen
1955                Returned to New York and studied art history at New York University, and 
                        painting with Philip Guston
1959                Received a B.A. degree in art history and began graduate studies in the 
                        Institute of Fine Arts, N.Y.U., NY, U.S.A.  Taught art history at Rutgers 
                        University, NJ, U.S.A.
1962                After 3 years of study, left the U.S. for Europe
1963                Arrived in Israel where he lives and works to this day, in Ein Karem, 
1973                Served in the IDF during the Yom Kippur War
                        Married and the father of five children
                        Lived and worked in Jerusalem
2011                Died in Jerusalem

Teaching in Israel
1999-2002       Bezalel Art School, Jerusalem
2004                Hadassah College, Jerusalem

One Man Museum and other Exhibitions
1971                “Artist in Studio”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1973                “Artist Outside the Studio”, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
1979                “The Free Standing Painting”, The Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel
1981                Etchings of Jerusalem, Skirball Museum, Los Angeles, Cal., U.S.A.
1982                “The Arena of Jerusalem”, Artists' House, Jerusalem
1984                “Never Throw Away a Bad Etching”, The Jerusalem Print Workshop, Israel
1987                “Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv”, Dizengoff Center, Tel Aviv, Israel
1989                “The Arena of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv”, Tefen Museum, Israel
1990                “The Arena of Jerusalem and Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv”, The Sadie Bronfman 
                        Center, Montreal, Canada
1991                Painted etchings, Elaine Kaufman Center, New York, NY, U.S.A.
1994                “Four Seasons in Judea”, Yad Lebanim Center, Petach Tikva, Israel
1995                Paintings of the film “Grand Hotel”, The Film and T.V. School, Jerusalem
1996                Tel Aviv and Jerusalem etchings, Israel Electric Corp., Jerusalem
1998                “David” from the Book of Samuel, The Red House, Motza, Jerusalem
1999                “Grand Hotel”, The Municipal Haifa Theatre, Israel
2000                “David’s Journey”, Center for Jewish History, 6 W.16th St., New York, NY, 
2001                Painted etchings, Wiesbaden City Center, Germany
2003                “Schwebel Recycled”, Port of North Tel Aviv, Israel
2004                “The Models”, Beit Chelouche, Neveh Zedek, Tel Aviv, Israel

One Man Gallery Exhibitions
                        Jerusalem:  Rina, Gimel, Ma’ayanot, Hillel
                        Tel Aviv:  Schocken, Mabat, Gordon, Givon, Julie M., Migdalor
                        Beer Sheba:  Weizman
                        USA:  Manne in Santa Barbara, Ca.

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