Alejandra Okret

  • There is an internal light and orbital light, 2010. Ink and pen , 33x48 cm
    There is an internal light and orbital light, 2010. Ink and pen , 33x48 cm
  • Prater, 2010. Acrylic paint, ink on tracing paper, 21x29 cm
    Prater, 2010. Acrylic paint, ink on tracing paper, 21x29 cm
  • Haiku Frutillas, 2011. Ink, acrylic and pencil , 34x48.5cm
    Haiku Frutillas, 2011. Ink, acrylic and pencil , 34x48.5cm
  • My father and his sister Lucy 1935, 2011. Treated Photo, Cotton paper Ink Jet print and acrylics. c.23x16cm
    My father and his sister Lucy 1935, 2011. Treated Photo, Cotton paper Ink Jet print and acrylics. c.23x16cm
  • Liesel 1938, 2011. Treated Photo, Cotton paper Ink Jet print and acrylics c.23x16cm
    Liesel 1938, 2011. Treated Photo, Cotton paper Ink Jet print and acrylics c.23x16cm
  • Enrique Okret, Mack the Knife c.1957, 2011. Treated Photo, Cotton paper Ink Jet print and acrylics c.23x16cm
    Enrique Okret, Mack the Knife c.1957, 2011. Treated Photo, Cotton paper Ink Jet print and acrylics c.23x16cm
  • Montevideo 1969, 2011. Treated Photo, Cotton paper Ink Jet print and acrylics c.23x16cm
    Montevideo 1969, 2011. Treated Photo, Cotton paper Ink Jet print and acrylics c.23x16cm
  • Strawberries Pile, 2013. Installation. Strawberries: Ink, acrylic, tracing paper, newspaper, glue.
    Strawberries Pile, 2013. Installation. Strawberries: Ink, acrylic, tracing paper, newspaper, glue.
  • Strawberries Pile, 2013. Installation detail. Strawberries: Ink, acrylic, tracing paper, Haaretz newspaper, glue.
    Strawberries Pile, 2013. Installation detail. Strawberries: Ink, acrylic, tracing paper, Haaretz newspaper, glue.
  • Strawberies and Old Lace, 2003. Front and Reverse. Ink , 10.6x9.8 cm
    Strawberies and Old Lace, 2003. Front and Reverse. Ink , 10.6x9.8 cm
  • Alma de Hatay, 2009. Acrylic and oil on wood, 100x50 cm
    Alma de Hatay, 2009. Acrylic and oil on wood, 100x50 cm
  • Frutillas, 2003. Watercolour, ink and acrylic on tracing paper, 90x61 cm
    Frutillas, 2003. Watercolour, ink and acrylic on tracing paper, 90x61 cm
  • Green Circle, 2011. Ink and acrylic on tracing paper, 34x49 cm
    Green Circle, 2011. Ink and acrylic on tracing paper, 34x49 cm
  • Fom Malchut to Keter, 2010. Objet. Acrylic painted tracing papers , h.25 cm, w.38 cm, d.17 cm
    Fom Malchut to Keter, 2010. Objet. Acrylic painted tracing papers , h.25 cm, w.38 cm, d.17 cm
  • Picking Strawberries from the bush to the mouth, 2010. Ink, acrylic on tracing paper, 27x20.8 cm
    Picking Strawberries from the bush to the mouth, 2010. Ink, acrylic on tracing paper, 27x20.8 cm
  • Strawberries – run away, 2000. Acrylic, formal stamp and ink , 49x34.5 cm
    Strawberries – run away, 2000. Acrylic, formal stamp and ink , 49x34.5 cm
  • Manuelita and the Strawberries, 2011. Acrylic, pencil and ink, 34.5x49.7 cm
    Manuelita and the Strawberries, 2011. Acrylic, pencil and ink, 34.5x49.7 cm
  • Strawberry, 2008. Acrylic, ink, watercolour on cotton paper, 80x117 cm
    Strawberry, 2008. Acrylic, ink, watercolour on cotton paper, 80x117 cm
  • 2. frutilla, fragole, strawberries...tut, 2011. Ink, acrylic and pen, 26.5x36.5 cm
    2. frutilla, fragole, strawberries...tut, 2011. Ink, acrylic and pen, 26.5x36.5 cm
  • Frutilla, Fragole, Strawberries, Artist Book, 2012 Ink, acrylic and pen , 26.5x36.5 cm
    Frutilla, Fragole, Strawberries, Artist Book, 2012 Ink, acrylic and pen , 26.5x36.5 cm

Special Projects

Outreach to Fukushima , Physics’ Conference on Slow Dynamics Complex Systems, 2012 Symposium. Art Project done with my students to support the rehabilitation efforts for the children of Fukushima. Children to Children.
“ZINE Project 1- Drawings to Murder Magic (relating Antonin Artaud)”, The Center for Recent Drawing, edited by Andrew Hewish, London, England

Selected Bibliography

Nitza Perry, Eat, Love, article on the exhibition, Jan. 2013
Hagai Segev, Memories, Reminiscences and Thoughts through the Aperture of Time, article on the exhibition, “Fragole a Gennaio”, Jan. 2012
Audrey Sklar Levy, Alejandra Okret’s January Strawberries Glisten with their Juicy Scent, article on the exhibition, “Fragole a Gennaio”, Jan. 2012
Gila Miller, On January Strawberries, article on the exhibition, “Fragole a Gennaio”, Jan. 2012
Ora Kraus, Furl Unfurl, catalogue article on the exhibition, Feb. 2011.
Irena Gordon, Visual Thoughts, article on the exhibition, July 2010.
Shira Friedman, Kabala in Pink, Makor Rishon, (Hebrew) Feb. 2010
Noemi Shalev, Pink Charge, article of the exhibition, Musing pink, Feb.2010
Shira Friedman, Dance Construction, Maalot HaRikud, Nov. 2000
Hagai Segev, Ciao Milano, catalogue article on the exhibition, Sep. 2008
Audrey Levy Sklar, A Prayer, catalogue article on the exhibition Ciao Milano
Mirit Golan,Poetry in Painting ( Shir Be Tziur( Modi’in News, 11th December, 200
Yifat Ben Nathan, Towards the Inside of Transparency, article on the exhibition Inside the Transparent
Dana Gillerman, Stars on the Floor, (Hebrew) Ha’aretz, October 2005
Yael Kainy, Pieces of Sky, article of the exhibition, Oct. 2005
Rabbbi Doctor Haim Rechnitzer, Particles, 2003
Zehava Lupu, Strawberry Fields for Ever, Modi’in News, January 2004 pp 100-101Hebrew
Uzi Zur, End of the Year Trip, Ha’aretz, Friday, July 4th, 2003 pp 4ה Culture and Literature (Hebrew(
Shira Fur, Bimba & Adolf, Route Number 1, The Big Explosion and The Tragedy of the Versailles Hall- Exhibitions at the Artist house in Jerusalem, Kol Hazman Jerusalem Weakly, 27th June 2004 (Hebrew) Meir Ronen, Evocation of Thing Past, The Jerusalem Post, Friday, July 11th , 2003
Hagai Segev, The Glass Maker’s Daughter, June 2003
David Rapp, Situation Reports on Postcards, Ha’aretz, Friday, October 5th , 2001
Gila Miller, The Sources of Creativity, Seminar at Machon Shechter
Limor Kalifa, Alejandra Okret Sends Postcards, October 2001, Modi’in News
Hagai Segev, Postcards from the Edge, catalogue. of the exhibition, October 2001
Hagai Segev, Open Studio-Alejandra Okret 26th December 1998
Meir Ronen, The Old as New, Jerusalem Post, Friday, 24th September, 1999
Ayana Friedman, A Fallen Angel, September 1999
Claudio Olivieri, Guardati Queste Carte, article on the exhibition, December 1996
Ivana Doro, Women on the Border of an Artistic Crisis, article on the exhibition, June 1996

Project Description

Alejandra Okret

Biographical Notes

1966 Born in Montevideo, Uruguay Studies
1986-1991 Art History, Hebrew University, Jerusalem
1993-1997 Painting, Fine Art Academy (N.A.B.A.), Milan, Italy

One-Person Exhibitions

2015 “Fe de Erratas”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Tamar Gispan-Greenberg
2014 “Zebras”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Tamar Gispan-Greenberg
2012 “Fragole a Gennaio”, Jewish Museum of Venice, Italy. Živa Kraus
“Fragole a Gennaio”, Ikona Gallery, Venice Ghetto, Italy. Živa Kraus
2010 ‘Musing pink”, Gross Gallery, Tel Aviv, Noemi Shalev
2008 “Alejandra Okret, From the Gallery Collection”, Seeman Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Hagai Segev,
2008 “Ciao Milano”, Hagai Segev, Artist House, Tel-Aviv
2008 “Japana”, Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod
2006 “Inside the Transparent”, Yifat Ben Natan, Kiriyat Haomanim, Kiriyat Tivon
2005 “Pieces of Sky”, Yahel Kainy ,Nahshon Gallery, Kibbutz Nahshon
2003 “The Glass Maker’s Daughter”, Artists’ House, Jerusalem
2001 “Postcards from the Edge”. Gila Miller, Hottentot Gallery, Haifa
“White”, Popolus Gallery, Tel Aviv
1998 Open Studio, Kfar Daniel
1996 “Poems”, Vittorio Mazzuconi Fund, Milano

Selected Group Exhibitions

2015 “Black and White”, Neve Schechter, Tel Aviv Shira Friedman
2015 “Caught in the Thicket “, Beit Omanim Modiin, Gabi Yair
2015 “Exposed”, Beit Meirov Art Gallery, Nitza Perry
2015 “Beuys, Beuys, Beuys”, Meshuna Gallery, Liav Mizrahi
2015 “Teiot”, Beit Hanzen, Max Epstein, Vasyl Sribny
2015 “Metzion”, Agripas 12, Max Epstein, Nina Adina Rose
2015 “Under the Lamplight”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Doron Adar, Oded Zaidel
2015 “Vashti”, Neve Schechter, Tel Aviv, Shira Friedman
2014 “The Independables”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Tamar Gispan-Greenberg
2013 “Eat,Love”, Beit Meirov Art Gallery, Nitza Perry
2012 “Not for Sale”, Private collection of Oded Shatil, Contemporary Art Gallery Kyriat Tivon, Taly Cohen Garbuz
2011 “Furl Unfurl”, Rehovot City Gallery, Ora Kraus
2010 “Visual Thoughts”, Mishkenot Shananim, Irena Gordon
2009 “ZINE Project”, The Center For Recent Drawing, Andrew Hewish, London, England
2009 “Almond Fields” Event, Gallery Kibutz Nahshon, Yahel Kainy
2008 “Difdufim” , Seeman Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
2007 “Traces III”, drawing biennale, Artists’ House, Jerusalem
1999 “33 x 33″, Artists’ House, Jerusalem
1999 “Dialogue”, Zionist American House, Tel Aviv; Bible Lands Museum, Jerusalem
1997 “Jacaranda Trees”, Unicef Fair for Latin America, Milan, Italy
1997 “Rice Poems”, Vercelli Art Biennale, Vercelli, Italy
1996 “Women on the Turning Point of Creativity”, Castello di Vezio, Varena, Italy
1995 Graduates exhibition, Palazzo della Ragione, Milano, Italy

Prizes

2007 Shoshanna Ish-Shalom Prize for artistic creation, Artists’ House, Jerusalem

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