Andi Arnovitz

  • “UnWearable art” 2009, etching, aquatint, dry point, lithographic ink ad threads, 113 x 74.5 cm
    “UnWearable art” 2009, etching, aquatint, dry point, lithographic ink ad threads, 113 x 74.5 cm
  • “Vest of Prayers” 2009, Japanese papers, found prayer book pages, threads 82 x 56 cm
    “Vest of Prayers” 2009, Japanese papers, found prayer book pages, threads 82 x 56 cm
  • “Coat of the Agunot” 2010, digital scans of antique kettubot, threads, 150 x 151 cm.
    “Coat of the Agunot” 2010, digital scans of antique kettubot, threads, 150 x 151 cm.
  • “Betrothed to the Land” 2012, silk organza, thread and Jerusalem stones, size is variable.
    “Betrothed to the Land” 2012, silk organza, thread and Jerusalem stones, size is variable.
  • “Dress of the Sotah” 2009, Japanese tissue, hair, dirt and film, hand stitching. 46 x 110 x 13 cm.
    “Dress of the Sotah” 2009, Japanese tissue, hair, dirt and film, hand stitching. 46 x 110 x 13 cm.
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    “A Delicate Balance” installation at Mishkan L’Omanim Museum Ein Harod. Paper clay, iron rods and linen cord. size is variable
  • detail “A Coat for Chicken Little”
    detail “A Coat for Chicken Little”
  • .”A Coat for Chicken Little” 2013, film , feathers, threads and cotton. 56 cm in diameter
    .”A Coat for Chicken Little” 2013, film , feathers, threads and cotton. 56 cm in diameter
  • ”My Worry Beads” 2013, ceramic beads, stinaed and glazed, each bead is 9 cm. There are over 350 beads.
    ”My Worry Beads” 2013, ceramic beads, stinaed and glazed, each bead is 9 cm. There are over 350 beads.
  • 4% of Us” 2011, paper clay, found box, 9 x 59 x 33 cm
  • “The Commerce of Fertility” 2013, polyester polymer resin, plastic found babies, stamped metal tags, each baby measures 3.5 x 3.5 x 3.5
    “The Commerce of Fertility” 2013, polyester polymer resin, plastic found babies, stamped metal tags, each baby measures 3.5 x 3.5 x 3.5
  • ”Shut Her up” 2012, silkscreen done at the Jerusalem, Print Workshop edition of 18, 75 x 105 cm
  • detail, “504 years Later.”
    detail, “504 years Later.”
  • “504 Years Later” 2011, digital scans, fiji paper, hand sewn leaves, threads. Each panel is 45 x 120 cm.
    “504 Years Later” 2011, digital scans, fiji paper, hand sewn leaves, threads. Each panel is 45 x 120 cm.
  • “Pandora’s Box” 2012, etching and aquatint, edition variable of 16. 56 x 76 cm
    “Pandora’s Box” 2012, etching and aquatint, edition variable of 16. 56 x 76 cm
  • detail “Please Stop Talking”
    detail “Please Stop Talking”
  • “Please Stop Talking” 2012, 15 digital scans on silk, encased in embroidery hoops with threads, 36 x 37 cm
    “Please Stop Talking” 2012, 15 digital scans on silk, encased in embroidery hoops with threads, 36 x 37 cm
  • ”ACID!” 2013, etching, sugar lift, spit bite, aquatint. set of eight etchings edition of 18. each etching is 38 x 55.5 cm
    ”ACID!” 2013, etching, sugar lift, spit bite, aquatint. set of eight etchings edition of 18. each etching is 38 x 55.5 cm

Project Description

Andi Arnovitz

Biographical Notes:
Born in the United States 1959
BFA from Washington University in St. Louis
Immigrated to Israel in 1999.
Lives in Jerusalem.

Solo exhibitions:
2013 “Tender Shreds” Kansas City, USA
2011“Tear/Repair” Los Angeles, USA
2011 “Garments of Reconciliation” Earlham College USA
2010“Tear /Repair” Yeshiva University Museum. New York, USA
2010“Tear/Repair” Brandeis University, Boston USA
2008 “One Printmaker’s World” Atlanta, USA
2005 “Revisiting Secrets” Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
2001 “Superstitions” Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel

Group Exhibitions:
2015 “Visions of Place; Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art” Rutgers University, USA
2014 “Evil: A Matter of Choice,” HUC Museum NYC,
2014“Fail-Safe: Discomforts Close to Home” Hap Gallery, Portland Oregon, USA
2014 “Re-Action, Genealogia y Contracanon” Palma de Mallorca, Spain
2014 “The Print Centers ‘s 88th International Print Competition” Philadelphia, USA ( one of ten finalists out of 650 international competitors)
2014 “Flight Patterns” Atlanta- Hartsfeld International Airport, USA
2014 “Artists Books” Shulamit Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2014 “Textile Art in Israel” Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv
2014“Muslima” International Museum of Women, on-line juried exhibition
2013 “Paper Art in Israel II” Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv “Layers of Identity: 2013 Prints from the Jerusalem Print Workshop” LA Print Space at the Pacific Design Center
2013“ Jerusalem Bienalle of Jewish Art”
2013 “In the Name of Honor” Christies and the Sara Charlton Charitable Foundation, London, England
2013 “Sacred Words, Sacred Texts” Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles
2013 “The Book As Art” Atlanta Art Institute, Atlanta, Georgia,
2013 “As Subject and Object: Contemporary Book Artists Explore Sacred Hebrew Texts” Museum of Biblical Art, NYC,
2012 “Artist4Israel” Miami, ( Art Basel)
2012 “Spectrum of Sexuality” HUC Museum, NYC
2012 “Cover Thy Head” Baycrest Jewish Heritage Museum, Toronto, Canada
2012 “Jewish Artist of the Year” finalist group show, Ben Uri Gallery, London England ,
2012 “Matronita,” Jewish Feminist Art, Mishkan Le’Omanut, Museum of Art, Ein Harod, 2
2011“A Season in Heaven,” Florentin 45 Contemporary Art Space, Tel Aviv,
2011 “Let Books be Your Pleasure Gardens,” Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
2010 “Rupture/Repair,” Barrier Art Center Center, Apter Gallery, Ma’a lot, Israel
2010 “A Stitch in Jewish Time,” Hebrew Union College Museum, New York,
2009 “Housewives and Heroines” Antea Gallery, Jerusalem
2008 “Feeling and Meaning,” Stern Gallery, Hebrew University
2008 “Jerusalem: Surface Fractures” Jerusalem Artists House
2008 “Parallels” Skizze Gallery, Jerusalem
2007“Five American Olim” Skizze Gallery, Jerusalem,
2007“Printmakers at the Jerusalem Print Workshop”
2007“Artists in Cellophane” Art-o-mat project
2007 “On a Small Scale,” The Jerusalem Print Workshop
2006 “The Art of Giving” Bremen Jewish Museum, Atlanta Georgia
2006Biennial International Print Exhibition, Vancouver, BC, Canada
2006International Exhibition of Miniature Prints, Lithuania
2005“New members” show, Jerusalem Artists House
2004 “Drawing II” Jerusalem Artists House
2004“Exhibition 35” Jerusalem Print Workshop
2004 International Biennial of Miniature Art, Czestochowa, Warsaw
2004 Lessandra Art Print Annual, Sofia, Bulgaria,
2004 MiniPrint Triennial, Lahti, Finland,
2004 “Outside/In” Group Exhibit – Sotheby’s London,
2003 International Printmakers Triennale, Paris, France
2003, 2004Cadaques Mini Print International Exhibition: Barcelona, Spain
2002 One of Three Featured Artists: Ministry of Absorption, Tel Aviv

Selected Bibliography:

Studio Zine Reloaded 2003, 2004, 2005
Sh’ma Magazine
Zeek Magazine
JOFA Magazine
“Jewish Artists Today” book published 2002 (available on Amazon)
“1000 Artist Journal Pages” book by Dawn DeVries Sokol (available on Amazon)
article in the Christian Science Monitor Magazine 2009
article in Tablet Magazine February 2010
article in FiberArts Magazine Winter 2010/2011
article in Kolech 2010
article in The Jewish Press October 2010
article in Tablet Magazine December 2010
article in HandEye January 2011
article in Guioteca magazine, October 2011
article in Tablet magazine July 2011
article in the Visual ArtBeat Magazine, January-April 2012
article in Ha’aretz Newspaper, February 17, 2012
work featured in Tenou’a Magazine, ( France) Spring 2012
article in the Times of Israel, “Stitching the Torah’s Precepts Together” May 29, 2012
article in Visual ArtBeat magazine, February 2012
article Kansas City Jewish Chronicle November 2012
Article, Huffington Post, December 2012
Article in the Kansas City Star April 2013
Article in the Huffington Post, May 2013
Article in Haaretz October 2013
Article in Surface Design Magazine Winter 2014

Memberships:
Invited member of the Feminist Artist Base of the Brooklyn Museum of Art
Member of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Academic Advisory Committee
Board of Governors, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Collections:
Yale University
US Library of Congress
National Library of Israel
Magnus Library, University of California at Berkeley
Israel Foreign Ministry
Yeshiva University Museum
Museum of Art Ein Harod, Israel
Private collections in Israel, Europe and the United States

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