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BECK

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Born: Germany, 1951

Education:
M.A. in Clinical Psychology. Independent Ceramics Studies in different workshops. Independent studio since 1986.

Member of the International Academy of Ceramics, IAC. Member of the Israel Ceramics Association. Executive Board Member of the Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Center, Tel-Aviv.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2009: "Un-Ruhe", Gallery Periscope, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2006: "Erosion", Ceramics Museum Aharon Kahana, Ramat-Gan, Israel; 2004: "Vessel-Non Vessel", Gallery Shlush Shloshim, 2000: "Carriers", Gallery Shlush Shloshim, Tel-Aviv; 1998: "The Way of Clay", Gallery Shlush Shloshim, Tel-Aviv; 1994: Gallery Shlush Shloshim, Tel-Aviv.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2012 -- Israel: Participation in 40 Group exhibitions, among them the 6 Israel Ceramics Biennale, Museum Aharon Cahana, Museum Wilfried Israel, Gallery Um-El-Fachem, Museum Eyn- Harod, Gallery Hankin/ Holon, Ashdod Museum, etc. 2012 -- Abroad: Member's exhibition of the International Academy of Ceramics, Santa Fe/ U.S.A.; 2012: Ceramica Multiplex Ceramics Biennale/ Varazdin, Croatia; 2012: UNIKUM Triennale/ Slovenia; 2010: Guest Artist's Exhibition at CLAY ENERGY CONFERENCE, Gulgong/ Australia; 2010: "Half-Half", ICCA Exhibition Hungary/ Austria; 2009: International Ceramics Biennale CEBIKO/ Korea (Honorary Mention); 2009: 27th International Gold Coast Ceramic Art Award/ Austalia. 2009 HI TOUCH Gallery, Herzliya Pituach, Israel; 2009 CEBIKO, International Ceramics Biennale Korea; 2008 “In the Steps of the Philistines”, Museum Ashdod, Ashdod, Israel; 2008 “The pottery of Chado”, Tea bowls and Teacups from the David Glueck Collection, Yechiel Nahari Museum of Far Eastern Art, Ramat-Gan, Israel; 2008 “The Fifth Israel Ceramics Biennale”, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2008 Show of International Ceramics, Fuping, China; 2007 “Motion”, Gallery Shlush Shloshim, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2007 “On the Shelf”, Municipal Gallery, Metulla, Israel; 2006 “CUP”, Ceramics Gallery Tirtza Yallon-Kolton, Shoeva, Israel; 2006 “Sachaff-Erosion”, Museum Beit Aharon Kahana, Ramat-Gan, Israel; 2006 The Fourth Israel Ceramics Biennale, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2006 “In- Box”, Gallery Shlush Shloshim”, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2005 “Hommage to Palestinian Pottery”, Museum Ein-Harod, Ein-Harod, Israel; 2005 “Red”, Khankin Gallery, Holon, Israel; 2005 “The Stand and its Vessel”, Municipal Gallery, Metulla, Israel; 2005 “Stilitus”, Gallery Shlush Shloshim, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2004 “Makom”, Gallery Shlush Shloshim, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2004 The Third Israel Ceramics Biennale, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2003 “Line, Form, Color”, Gallery Beit-Weill, Kfar-Shmaryahu, Israel; 2003 “13/20/20”, Ceramics Design Gallery Tirtza Yallon-Kolton, Shoeva, Israel; 2003 “Al-Fakhura”, Art Gallery Um-El-Fahem, Israel; 2003 “T-Pots”, Tel-Hai Gallery, Tel-Hai, Israel; 2002 The Second Israel Ceramics Biennale, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2002 “22 Hands”, Gallery Shlush Shloshim, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2001 “Plates”, Khankin Gallery, Holon, Israel; 2001 “Line, Form, Color”, Gallery Beit-Weill, Kfar-Shmaryahu, Israel; 2000 “Potters set the Table”, Ceramics Museum Aharon Kahana, Ramat-Gan, Israel; 2000 “Mugs”, Khankin Gallery, Holon, Israel; 2000 “The Vase- whereto?”, Khankin Gallery, Holon, Israel; 2000 “Lipton Tea in an Artistic Mirror”, Gallery Shlush Shloshim, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2000 The first Israel Ceramics Biennale, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 1999 “14 together”, Performing Arts Center, Rishon Letzion, Israel; 1999 “The Bowl”, Gallery Shlush Shloshim, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 1998 “The way of Clay”, 50 years of Israeli Ceramics, Ceramics Museum Aharon Kahana, Ramat-Gan, Israel; 1998 “Israeli and International Ceramics of the 20th Century”, Sotheby’s, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 1993 Opening event, Gallery Shlush Shloshim; 1992 “Containers”, Shlush Shloshim Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 1990 “Vessels”, Ceramics Museum Beit-Kahana, Ramat-Gan, Israel.