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WINNER OF THE ILANA ELOVIC BEZALEL PRIZE FOR SCULPTURE

(08.4.2014)

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The Sculptor Itzhak Golombek (Itche) is the
WINNER OF THE ILANA ELOVIC BEZALEL PRIZE FOR SCULPTURE

Dr. Eugene Elovic and his family along with the Bezalel Academy announce the prize for sculpture goes to the Israeli Artist Itzhak (itche) Golombek
 
Itzhak Golombek was born in Poland and has taught painting and sculpture at the Haifa University since 1991. Since 1982 he has had solo exhibitions in Israel and abroad and has participated in several group exhibitions.
In addition, he has won many prizes, among them: The Young Artist Award of the Israeli Ministry of Education and Culture, the Encourage Creativity Prize, and research grants amongst others.
In his works, Golombek commonly creates sculptures of flat objects. Over the years, he has sculpted combs, key chains, safety pins, shaving blades, paper towels and drops.
 
The Ilana Elovic Bezalel Prize awards a sum of $20,000, a solo exhibition at the Bezalel Gallery at Hansen House in Jerusalem and expenses for the production of a catalogue to accompany the exhibition.
 
Members of the Jury: Yigal Zalmona, Rivka Saker, Yehudit Sasportas, Michal Helfman and Prof. Philip Rantzer.
 
About Ilana Elovic:
The Prize in the name of the Artist Ilana Elovic, is granted to an active Israeli Artist.
 
Ilana Elovic passed away in 2006 after being diagnosed with cancer.
Ilana Elovic dedicated her life to art, creating through different mediums, among them painting, ceramics, glass and jewelry.  More Information