SHIRLY

BAR AMOTZ

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Shirly Bar Amotz
shirlybar@gmail.com
Born: 1974, Israel

Education:
2005 Artist-in-Residence, Jewelry Design School of Technology, Mersin University, Turkey; 2003-05 MFA Studies in Jewelry and Metal Design, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design and The Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel; 2002 Artist residency in printing and enamel, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK; 2000 International Enamel Symposium 2000, University of the West of England, Bristol, UK; 1995-99 BFA in Jewelry and Metal Design, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

Solo Exhibitions:
2013 "Happy Days," Gallery Loupe for Contemporary Art Jewelry, Montclair, NJ; 2012 "Happy Days," Tel Aviv Museum of Art; 2008 "Like in Europe," Hakibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv

Selected Group Exhibitions:
2013 "Transit: Contemporary Jewelry from Israel," Bavarian Arts Association, Munich, Germany; 2012 "Transit: Contemporary Jewelry from Israel," Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, Germany; 2012 " BIJOUX!," the Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, Supported by AIDA, 2012 "Inyanim Group: What's in a Frame?" Schmuck, Atelier Gisbert Stach, Munich; 2012 "I am an Other: Israeli Jewelry 6," Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv; 2012 "Wear Art Now!," Israeli Contemporary Jewellery, Times Art Museum, Beijing, China; 2012 "Transit: Contemporary Jewelry from Israel," Hanau museum, Hanau, Germany; 2011 "Neo-Gemo," Museum of Geology, Ramat Hasharon; 2011 "Inyanim Group: Contemporary Jewelry from Israel," Hop Gallery, Tallinn, Astonia; 2009 "War & Beauty," National Glass Center, Sunderland, England; 2009 "International Jewelry Exhibition", Museum voor vlakglas, Ravenstein, Netherlands; 2009 "Inyanim Group: No Problem(?)," Gallery Loupe for Contemporary Art Jewelry, Montclair, NJ, Supported by AIDA; 2009 "Dormitory_Bauleitung_Laboratorio," Schmuck, Atelier Gisbert Stach, Munich; 2008 "Recipients of the Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport Award," Haifa Museum of Art; 2008 "Young Clay," Shay Arye Gallery, Tel Aviv; 2007 "Heaven and Earth," Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv; 2007 "Yofi," Flow Gallery, London, Supported by AIDA; 2007 "International Jewelry Exhibition," Museum voor vlakglas, Ravenstein, Netherlands; 2006 "Imprinted in Matter," Umm el-Fahem Art Gallery, Umm el-Fahem; 2005 "Offering Reconciliation," Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan; 2005 "Artik 7," Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan; 2005 "Updating Traditions", AIDA, SOFA-Chicago, Chicago, USA; 2005 "Beaten Gold" Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2005 "Artic 7" The Israeli Art Museum, Ramat-Gan, Israel; 2004 The Kibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2004 "Artic 6" The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2003 "Square up to Christmas" Studio Fusion Gallery, London, UK; 2003 "Artic 5" The Israeli Art Museum, Ramat-Gan, Israel; 2002 "Imagine" Rosenfeld and Plonit Galleries, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2002 Bezalel Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2002 "Chain Reaction" Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2002 "Artic 4" The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel; 2000 Studio Fusion Gallery, London, UK; 2000 "From Thousand to Thousand" Startart Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Awards and Honors:
2012 The Andy Prize for Contemporary Crafts; 2009 Havatzelet Fund Art Scholarship; 2007Jewelry Design Prize from the Ministry of Culture; 2005 Art Scholarship from the Havatzelet Fund, Israel; 2004 The Shnaidinger Fund through Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel; 2003-04 America-Israel Fund Scholarship; 2002 Art Scholarship from the "Havatzelet" Fund, Israel; 2002 British Council (BI ARTS) Scholarship; 2002 America-Israel Fund Scholarship; 2001 The Mandel Incubator Scholarship through Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel; 2000 British Council (BI ARTS); 2000 America-Israel Fund Scholarship
2012, awarded The Andy Prize for Contemporary Crafts; 2007, won the Jewelry Design Prize from the Ministry of Culture