RORY

HOOPER

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Born: 1975, Israel

Education:
2006 - 2008 MA GSM&J, Royal College of Art, London; 1998 - 2002 BFA Jewellery and Accessories, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem

Selected Exhibitions:
2013 “Through Sources”, Inyanim Group at PIN, Lisbon, Portugal; 2012 “Wear Art Now”, Beijing, China; 2012 JOYA Contemporary Jewellery Exhibition, Barcelona, Spain; 2012 SOFA New York, with Gallery Loupe, New York, USA; 2012 “What’s in a Frame?” Inyanim Group at 3Station, Germany; 2012 “Transit” contemporary Israeli Jewellery, Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim and Goldschmiedehaus, Hanau, Germany; 2012 “Decorative Impulse”, Villa Terrace Decorative Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA; 2012 “Freshly Cut”, Gallery Complete, Tel Aviv, Israel and Flow Gallery, London, UK; 2011 “NEO-GEMO”, Contemporary Gemological Jewellery, Gemological Museum, Israel; 2011 Inyanim Group show at HOP Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia; 2011 “COSTUME COSTUME” by The Opulent Project at Sienna Gallery at SOFA New York and Heidi Lowe Gallery, USA; 2011 “From There to Here” INYANIM GROUP at Gallery Complete, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2011 Premiere Classe, Paris, France; 2010 “Le Rouge”, Chateau de Bonaguil and Galerie Hebert, France; 2010 “No Problem (?)”, Inyanim Group, Gallery Loupe, New Jersey, USA; 2010 “On The Point of a Diamond”, The Harry Oppenheimer Diamond Museum, Ramat-Gan, Israel; 2010 “Judaica Twist”, Innovation in Judaica Design, Beth Hatefutsoth Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2009 “Transformations”, Flow Gallery, London, UK; 2009 “Making Sense”, GSM&J RCA Graduates of 2008, London, UK; 2008 SOFA Chicago, sponsored by AIDA (Association of Israel’s Decorative Arts), Chicago USA; 2008 MARZEE International Graduation Show, Gallery Marzee, The Netherlands; 2008 “Project/Product” at 18K GOLD TONE, Portland, USA; 2007 “HEROES” a Ted Noten Project at the Custard Factory, Birmingham, UK; 2007 “Yofi”, Israeli Ceramics and Jewellery, Flow Gallery, London, UK; 2007 “Sky and Earth”, Israeli Jewellery Biennale, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2007 “Then and Now” by Caroline Broadhead, Barrett Marsden Gallery, London, UK; 2007 15th Silver Triennial 2007, Society for Goldsmiths’ Art, Hanau, Germany; 2006 Exhibited with AIDA, at COLLECT, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK; 2006 "Schmuck 2006: International Contemporary Jewelry." Museum of Arts & Design, New York, USA; 2005 "Updating Traditions", AIDA, SOFA-Chicago, Chicago, USA; 2005 "Beaten Gold: Israeli Jewelry 3 Exhibition" Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2003 "Artic 5" America-Israel Cultural Foundation, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2002 "Design and Fashion, Next" Design Exhibition by Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Flensburg Museum, Germany; 2002 "Artic 4" America- Israel Cultural Foundation, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2002 Student Conference, Museum of Art and History, Geneva, Switzerland (Through Bezalel Academy of Art and Design); 2001-02 "13th Silver Trieenial 2001" Society for Goldsmiths Art, Hanau, Germany, and traveled to Hungary, Belgium, Czech Republic

Awards and Honors:
2008 Theo Fennell Award, London, UK; 2002 Lockman Prize for Applied Design, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel; 2001-03 Sharett Scholarship, America-Israel Cultural Foundation, Israel
Collections: Mersin University’s Contemporary Art Museum, Turkey; Royal College of Arts, Department of GSM&J