Hilla Toony Navok is the winner of the 2020 Discount Bank Artistic Encouragement Award

Published on
13.1.21

The Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, congratulates the artist Hilla Toony Navok, graduate of the Master of Arts Degree Program, for winning the 2020 Discount Bank Artistic Encouragement Award, at the Herzelia Museum of Contemporary Art.

The Discount Bank Artistic Encouragement Award is awarded annually to artists at the Herzelia Museum of Contemporary Art and expresses appreciation for the creations, artists and the museum. The winner of the award this year is Hilla Toony Navok, an award winning sculptor and sketch artist.

From the reasons for her selection: "Hilla Toony Navok's works draw their inspiration from the Israeli material reality that surrounds her. He work binds readymade familiar objects, being therefore a sharp element of realism, with geometric abstraction. Contemporaneity and modernism are bound together in an extraordinary talent, containing within an expression of humor and critique of our time."

Toony Navok will present a solo exhibition at the Herzelia Museum of Contemporary Art in February 2021.

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Imagery: Extension 04 (A yard) 2018, to Yechel Shemi Syllables 1980