Visual Communication: Faculty Person

Caesarea Foundation, Edmond Benjamin de Rothschild

Trainin Amit

Trainin Amit

Education Background:

Graduated with honors -Visual Communication Department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem.
1992-1995


Graduated "Tzafit" high school - kibbutz Kfar Menachem.
1983


Positions:

Head of the Visual Communication Department - Minshar Art School, Tel Aviv.
2006-2016

Teacher of Illustration - Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem.
2005-2016

Teacher of Illustration and Graphic Design - Minshar Art School, Tel Aviv.
2005-2016


Teacher of Illustration and Graphic Design - Seminar Hakibbuzim (Kibbutz College of Education, Technology and Arts), Tel Aviv.
2005-2006


Teacher of Illustration and Grafic Design - The Musrara School of Art, Jerusalem.
2005-2006

Teacher of Illustration and Grafic Design - Camera Obscura Art School, Tel Aviv.
2005-2006.

Teacher of Illustration - Sadnaot Hakibbutzim, Tel Aviv.
2005-2007






Illustration Work:

Children's books

Tot the Tortoise in Emek Refaim (hatzav matzav beamek refaim) by Dafna Ben-Zvi, Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House, Israel.
2008

Tot the Tortoise ( hatzav matzav) - by Dafna Ben - Zvi, Hakibbutz Hameuchad Publishing House, Israel.
2006

Are We There Yet? - by Leah Lane, Trafford Publication, U.S.A.
2005

It Never Happens in the City - by Leah Lane, Trafford Publication, U.S.A.
2004

Frog Legs - By George Shannon, Greenwillow Books, U.S.A.
1999


Water Park – Ramot Publishing House, Israel.
1997
Guarding the Ocean - by Avner Bernheimer and Atara Ofek, Io & Mettis Books and Stimatzky Publication , Israel.
1996

Coloring Dinosaurs - Dinosaur coloring book - Io & Mettis Books , Stimatzky Publication, Israel
1995



Magazines and Newspaper Editorials

PC Magazine, New York Magazine, Yediot Achronot Newspaper, Maariv Newspaper, Haaretz Newspaper, Seven Days (sheiva yamim) , City Mouse (achbar haeer), Parents and Children (horim veyeladim) , Eyeglasses (mishkafaim), Eyes (eynaim), Style (signon) Maariv magazine, The Seventh Eye (hayin hashvieit) among others.
1996-2010





Illustration for Design Companies and Advertising Agencies

ATC Textile Design, representing Gap Kids, Old Navy, K-mart among others.
U.S.A
1998-2001

Anat Fort (composer) , Aroma Tel-Aviv Café, Israel Dairy Board, Huggies, Ministry of Education,"Clalit" sick fund, "Ankori" & "Hot" cable television, Psagot Investment House, imagineear ltd, Tnuva (Israel's largest food manufacture) & Eged Bus Company, Phillippe Boulakia Design Studio among others.
1995-2015

Awards:

Returning Outstanding Artist Grant - awarded by Israel Ministry of Aliyah and Immigrant Absorption.
2005

Prize for Excellence - Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem.
1995-1994

Yossi Stern Award for Outstanding Achievement in Illustration - Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem.
1995-1994

Badge of Honor - awarded by Israel president, Ephriam Herzog, for Outstanding Achievement in Education.
1987

Exhibitions:

"Out of Context" - exhibition of graduate students and teachers of Minshar Art School as part of Illustration Week in Tel Aviv, Minshar Art Gallery, Tel Aviv.
2014

"In a Beautiful Valley between Mountains and Meadows" - exhibition of children's books, Mediatheque, Holon.
2014


"Tot the Turtle ( haztav matzav) - exhibition of illustrations from the book, Kfar Saba public library, Kfar Saba.
2007

Representation of Israel - Expo Exhibition, Seville, Spain.
1998

Curatorship:

"Sandals in Oregon" - solo exhibition of the illustrator: Assaf Ben Arush - Minshar Art Gallery, Tel - Aviv.
2015


"Out of Context" - exhibition of Minshar graduate students and teachers from the Department of Visual Communication, Minshar Art Gallery, Tel - Aviv.
2014

"The Beautiful Valley between Mountains and Meadows" - exhibition of children's books, Mediatheque, Holon.
2014

Javier Zabala - solo exhibition of the Spanish illustrator, Minshar Art Gallery, Tel - Aviv.
2012

amittrainin@post.bezalel.ac.il