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Arie Berkowitz

Arie Berkowitz

Biographical Notes

1953 Born in Romania
Lives and works in Tel Aviv

1977-1975 Art studies, Avni School of Art, Tel Aviv
1979-1977 Art studies with Raffi Lavie
1996-1980 Set, costume, and props designer for theater and
special events, among them:
The Jerusalem Khan Theatre,
Inbal Dance Theater, Bimat Hakibbutz Theater,
The Orna Porat Children and Youth Theater, and The Acco Festivals of Alternative Israeli Theatre
1981 MA, The Department of Theater Arts, Tel Aviv University
Since 1981 Teaches art and design in various academic
institutions, among them:
Holon Institute of Technology; Seminar Hakibbutzim College of Education, Tel Aviv; Beit Berl College;
Meimad College of Visual Arts, Tel Aviv; Alon High School, Ramat Hasharon; The Open University
of Israel; The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan
1982 Co-founder of Ahad Ha'am 90 Gallery, Tel Aviv
Co-founder of Meimad College of Visual Arts, Tel Aviv
1989-1985 Founder and Coordinator of the Art Stream, Alon High School, Ramat Hasharon
Since 1994 Writes a weekly design column in the Gallery supplement, Ha'aretz daily newspaper; writes
design-related articles for various professional magazines, among them Binyan Ve'Diyur
Since 2002 Artistic director and curator, Artists' House, Tel Aviv
Artistic director and curator, HaKhava Municipal
Gallery, Holon
Selected Solo Exhibitions
1980 Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1982, 1983 Ahad Ha'am 90 Gallery, Tel Aviv
1984, 1987, 1989 Meimad Gallery, Tel Aviv
1991 Tova Osman Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
1992 The Artists' Studios, Tel Aviv (cat.)
1995 The Art Gallery, Oranim Academic College
Gross Gallery, Tel Aviv
1997 "What is Most Important is Invisible," Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod (cat.)
1999 Many H. Gallery, Tel Aviv
2004 Gross Gallery, Tel Aviv
2006 Bauhaus Center, Tel Aviv
2007 Many Gallery, Munich
2008 Danon gallery
2009 Architects house, Munich
2010 Saloona
2012 Objects and Sound, Tmuna Gallery
2013 Defusing Clouds, Biniamin Gallery, Tel Aviv
2014 "24", Art Space, Tel Aviv
2015 Partly Cloudy, Dwek Gallery, Jerusalem
Selected Group Exhibitions
1980 "New Faces", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
1982 Ahad Ha'am 90 Gallery, Tel Aviv
1986 "Rega Hosting", Rega Gallery, Tel Aviv
1989 "Desired Destinations", Bat Yam Museum of Art
1990 "Panda in Israeli Art", Petach Tikva Museum of Art
"Humor in Israeli Art", traveling exhibition,
Omanut La'am
1994 "Shulchan Aruch/A Set Table", Artists' House, Tel Aviv
1998 "Paper Value Paper", The Museum of Israeli Art,
Ramat Gan
2003 "Unnatural Nature", Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod
2005 "Homage to the Studios", The Artists' Studios, Tel Aviv
"The 1980s", The Art Gallery, Oranim
Academic College
2006 American Zionists house, Tel Aviv
2007 Workshop gallery, Art Yavne
2008 Danon gallery
2009 Danon gallery
2012 Contemporary art, Museum Cluj, Rmania
2013 Ready Made, Janco Dada Museum
2014 Living Space, Artisits house, Tel Aviv
2015 Tracing Oblivion, Memoire De Laverir Gallery, Paris
2015 Wood Works, Shemi Atelier, Cabri kibbutz
Curatorial Work
Italian Silver Design in the Twentieth Century, Eretz-Israel Museum,
Tel Aviv (cat.; text)
About the Body, Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod; Arad Museum;
Bat Yam Museum of Art (cat.; text)
The Vase, traveling exhibition, Omanut La'am (cat.; text)
Transparency and Color: Art Against Violence, The Tel Aviv
Performing Arts Center (cat.; text)
Plastic Chair, Hamumche Gallery, Tel Aviv (cat.; text)
Domestica, Artists' House, Tel Aviv (cat.; text)
Venus in Israeli Art, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan (cat.; text)
Didn't Know It Was Such, design exhibition, Artists' House,
Tel Aviv (cat.; text)
Unnatural Nature, Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod (cat.; text)
Street Benches, outdoor exhibition, Tel Aviv (cat.; text)
Alien, Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod; Arad Museum (cat.; text)
Buki shif, stage design, Wizo Haifa Academy
Clair yaniv, retrospective, Janco Dada Museum, Ein hod
Dorothy Robbins, retrospective, Janco Dada Museum, Ein hod


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