Gil Marco Shani | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Gil Marco Shani

Gil Marco Shani is a painter and installation artist. Born and raised in Tel Aviv, 1968. BA (1994) in Art from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Art Studies (1994) Slade School, London. Faculty member and senior lecturer in the Department of Art at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. Shani has won many awards: the Gottesdiener Foundation Award for a Young Israeli Artist (2008) and the Sandberg Award for Israeli Art for 2018. His paintings are in the collections of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Israel Museum and others. In 1994, he participated in the exhibition "Transit" as part of "Art Focus" and in 1997, he participated in "Sederni Noy" within the "Saf" exhibition at the Israel Museum, curated by Sarit Shapira in 1999. In 2001 Shani completed "Safari" installation at the "Helena" exhibition at the Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art. The ambitious installation "Buses" at the Israel Museum 2018, is one of the highlights of Shani's achievements in his consistent body of work.