Sharon Yaari, photographer, artist, and photography and art lecturer.
Ya’ari graduated from the photography department of Bezalel Academy of Art and design, Jerusalem, in 1994 and received MPhil, Faculty of Art, Design and Technology, University of Derby, England in 2002.
Ya'ari's works focus on ordinary objects and routine life throughout the country while inducing from them a range of complex socio-political sensitive insights.
Solo exhibitions of his work have been shown at Oldenburger Kunstverein, Germany; Haus Esters, Kunstmuseen Krefeld Germany; The National Gallery Museum, Vilnius, Lithuania; Tel Aviv Museum of Art; Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel; Galerie Martin Janda Vienna; Sommer Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv; Lisson Gallery, London; Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York; Andrea Meislin Gallery New York; Herzliya Art Museum; Select group shows at The Israel Museum Jerusalem; Tel Aviv Museum of Art; Dom Museum Wien; Jewish Museum New York, National Gallery of Modern Art New Delhi, India, Kunst Haus Austria, Camera-Austria, Graz, Austria; Lothringer 13 Halle, Munich, Germany; Ashdod art Museum; CCA Tel Aviv; Haifa Museum of Art.
Yaari awarded the EMET Prize, Culture and Art: Photography (2018); The Constantiner Photography Award, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (2010); Creative Encouragement Award, Israel ministry of cultural & sport (2009); The Nathan Gottesdiener Foundation Israeli Art Prize, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (2005); The Janet & George M. Jaffin Award, America–Israel Cultural Foundation (2004); Minister of Education and Sport Prize for Artists in the Field of Plastic Arts (2000); Gerard Levi Price, Young Photographer’s Price, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2009);