MICHAL

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Born: 1972, Israel

Education:
2008 MA in Art History from the Tel-Aviv University, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 1999 BFA, Department of Jewelery and Metal Design, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel.

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2009 "AIDA’s Gems- Israel’s Jewelers", AIDA, SOFA CHICAGO; 2009 "The Winners for 2008", The Ministry of Culture, Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel; 2008 "Yofi" Israeli Ceramics and Jewelry, Manchester Craft and Design Center, Manchester, UK and Clotworthy Arts Center, Antrim, Ireland; 2007 " Yofi" Israeli Ceramics and Jewelry,Flow gallery, London, UK; 2007 "Heaven and Earth, Israeli Jewelry 4", Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel;  2003 "Imagine”, Rosenfeld Gallery and Plonit Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel; 2002 "Chain Reaction, Israeli Jewelry 2", Eretz Israel Museum, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Awards and Honors:
2008 Prize for Design, Ministry of Culture, Israel.

Participant in AIDA's Special Exhibit at SOFA Chicago 2009

Michal’s jewelry is inspired by minimalist design. She believes that a line is a symbol of both language and space and echoes body movements, rhythm and forms. In her work, Michal seeks to capture such movements and transform them into wearable works of art.