Shirly Bar-Amotz | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Shirly Bar-Amotz

Born in Israel, 1974 

Shirly is a lecturer at the Jewelry and Fashion Department at Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem (Since 2001). She holds a BFA (1999), and an MFA (2005) - from the Jewelry Department at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design.

Her works have been exhibited internationally and included in the permanent collections of the Tel Aviv museum of Art, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem and other private collections.

She has been awarded several prizes including the prestigious Andy Prize for Contemporary Crafts (2012), British Council BI Arts Grant for studies abroad (2002), the Ministry of Science and Culture and Sport Award for Design, Israel (2007).

Shirly presented a solo exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (2012), at Gallery Loupe for Contemporary Art Jewelry, New York (2013), and at the Munich jewelry week (2018). She gave artist talks at Brooklyn metal work, at Y92, New York, at the Cass School of Art and Design in London, and at the Beijing Institute of Technology (BIFT).