Orna Granot | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Orna Granot

Associate curator of illustrated children’s books, Head of the Illustration Library, the Ruth Youth wing of art education, the Israel museum, Jerusalem.

Curator, researcher, and lecturer.  Areas of specialty: history of illustration, history of children’s illustrated books, curatorship of illustration exhibits as &  family exhibitions. Teaches at Bezalel and Shenkar college of art and design.

Serves as the chair of the jury of Israel museum Ben Yitzhak illustration award for a children’s book. Curator of many illustration exhibitions as well as two major youth wing exhibitions: Happy Birthday (2015) and Cats & Dogs (2017) Curator the Israeli pavilion in Bologna (2014).

Consultant and book selection committee member PJ library

Holds a MA in children’s literature, Simmons university and a BA in History of art & Education, Hebrew university, Jerusalem.