Gili Avissar

Gili Avissar (1980 in Haifa) studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem and the MFA Bezalel Academy of Art in Tel Aviv. Avissar has won various grants and art prizes, among them from The Ministry of Culture Award and The Young Artist Award, IL (2022,2012), the Stiftug Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, DE (2021), The Artis Grant, US (2021,2020), The Artport Residency Program in Tel Aviv (2016-2017), Israel Lottery Council for Culture and Arts (2022,2019,2017,2016),
Rabinovitch Art Foundation, IL (2010,2012,2019,2021), The Isracard and Tel Aviv Museum of Art Prize, IL (2010) and The Bronner / Goethe/ NRW Residency Exchange Program, Düsseldorf, DE (2010). Avissar has exhibited widely, across Israel and abroad. A partial list of solo exhibitions and large-scale installations were presented at the Seminar Collage of Art, IL (2021), Art Safari, Bucharest, RO (2020), Facebook AIR program, Sarona Market, Tel Aviv, IL (2020), Mishkan Museum of Art, Ein Harod, IL (2019), Tower of David Museum, Jerusalem, IL (2019), Mewo Kunsthalle, Memmingen, DE (2018), Kostka Gallery, Prague, CZ (2018), Nehushtan Museum, Kibbutz Ashdot Yaacov, IL (2017), Galerie Koal, Berlin, DE (2017), Mekudeshet Festival, Jerusalem (2017), Nahum Gutman Museum, Tel Aviv, IL (2015), Kunstverein Leipzig, DE (2012) and Rupert Pfab Gallery, Dusseldorf, DE (2011). Practicing Empathy #3 (2021) Simple Action (2017) and Common Emotion (2016) are three dance pieces where Avissar also designed the stage, costumes, and objects for the Yasmeen
Godder Dance Company.