Merav Salomon | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Merav Salomon

Merav Salomon is an international Illustrator and a Book Artist who published over 15 books. She is the founder of Salomon & Daughters books, an independent publishing house dedicated to publishing visual books for adults.

Salomon is a Professor at the VC Graduate program and at the department of Visual Communication. She is one of the founding members of the Art & Design Teaching Centre. She served as the Head of the Illustration studies from 2007- 20018.

Salomon’s artwork have been exhibited in galleries, museums and academies all around the world, such as the Troisdorf Picture-book Museum in Germany, Summerset House in London, The Jewish Museum in Bologna, the Tel-aviv Museum, and more. Her Artist book “The archive of the Hand of Chance” is part of the Israeli Museum permanent collection.

Salomon's work have won many international prizes such as The UK Association of Illustrators Gold medal for best illustrated book 2013, the CA magazine Illustration Annual Excellence award 2016, the Society of Illustrators NY 55th Illustration Annual Gold medal 2015. Her work was published several times in American Illustrators, 3x3 magazine, How magazine, Print Magazine, DPI magazine and more. She is 2014 winner of the Israel’s Ministry of Culture Best Designer awards.

Beside her artistic work Salomon works as an international professional illustrator doing commissioned work ever since she graduated from the Graphic Design department at Bezlal in 1993.