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About Eli Gur Arie

Born in Ramat Hasharon, Israel, 1964; lives and works in Tel Aviv


1986–87        - Studied at the Art Teachers Training College, Ramat Hasharon, Israel (currently Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl Academic College)



1998   - "Sleeping  Towns ," Bograshov Gallery, Tel Aviv

1999   - "Such Stuff Credit Cards are Made Of," Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

2001   - "," Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Diana Dallal

2003   - "Civil Applications," Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel; curator: Doron Rabina (cat.)

- "Civil Applications: Appendix," Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Diana Dallal

2007   - "Aphrodisiac > The Wealth of Nations," Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Diana Dallal

2008   - "Sculptures and Photographs," The Cliff Gallery, Netanya, Israel

2013 – spoting on sculpture Rozenfeld gallery Tel aviv

2014 – growth engines Circle one platform for arty and culture berlin curator: Doreet LeVitte Harten (cat.)

2016   - "Growth Engines," Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Doreet LeVitte Harten (cat.)


Selected Group Exhibitions

1987   - America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship winners exhibition, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel

1988   - America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship winners exhibition, The Artists' House, Tel Aviv

1992   - "Imagewriting: The Verbal Component in Israeli Art towards the 1990s," Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel; curator: Sara Hakkert (cat.) 

- "Walking on Angle," Kalisher Gallery, Tel Aviv

- "Five Young Israeli Artists," Artists’ Studios, Tel Aviv (cat)

1994   - "Through the Lattice: Contemporary Israeli Art in the Ancient Arrow Slits," as part of "Art Focus," Tower of David Museum, Jerusalem

1995   - Bayit Banamal, Tel Aviv Port

1996   - "A Matter of Truth and Terror," Municipal Art Gallery, Rehovot, Israel (cat.)

1997   - "Thin Layer of Car Paint," as part of "Art Focus," Bat Yam Museum, Israel (cat.) 1998  

- "Fantasy," Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel; traveling exhibition, municipal museums in Israel//The Israeli Forum of Art Museums

- "Bamot: The Building, Destruction and Restoration of High Places, Israel 1948–1998," The Jewish Museum, Vienna; curators: Oz Almog, Felicitas Heimann-Jelinek (cat.)

- "Earth," The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

2002   - "Artists of the Ideal: Nuovo Classicismo," Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Palazzo Forti, Verona, Italy (cat.)

- "Clinique" (international group show), Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv; curators: Diana Dallal, Joseph Dadoune (cat.)

- "Play Boyz," Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel; Arad Museum, Arad, Israel (cat.)

- "FRONT: Bilis 2000," graduates project, Goldsmiths College, University of London, alternative space, London (cat.)

- "Innocence 2000," Beit Hagefen Arab-Jewish Cultural Center, Haifa (cat.)

            - "Food in Art: A Matter of Taste," The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

2004   - "The Puppet Show: The Terrible Thing that Happened to the Doll Zehava," Time for Art – Israeli Art Center, Tel Aviv; curator: Gideon Ofrat (cat.)

            - "Rose C’est La Vie: On Flowers in Contemporary Art," Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Edna Moshenson (cat.)

- "A Point of View," Tel Aviv Museum of Art; curator: Ellen Ginton (cat.)

- "How to Explain Pictures to a Dead Hare," Rachel & Israel Pollak Gallery, Kalisher School of Art, Tel Aviv; curator: Naomi Aviv (cat.)

2005   - "Winners 2004: Ministry of Education, Culture, and Sports Prizes in Art and Design," Tel Aviv Museum of Art (cat.)

- "Little Red Riding Hood," Dot FiftyOne Art Space, Miami

- "The New Hebrews: A Century of Art in Israel," Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; curators: Doreet LeVitte Harten, Yigal Zalmona (cat.)

- "Disrupted Realism," Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

2006   - "A Rich Seam," Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva, Israel; curator: Hagai Segev (cat.)

            - "Beyond Richness: A New Narrative in Israeli Art," Uri and Rami Nechushtan Museum, Kibbutz Ashdot Yaakov Meuchad, Israel (cat.)

2007   - "Like There Is No Tomorrow," Caprice Horn Gallery, Berlin

            - "Digital Landscapes," The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv University; curator: Irit Tal (cat.)

2008   - "Good Kids," Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv

- "YOUniverse: Sevilla, Cordoba, Granada," Bienal de Arte Contemporáneo de Sevilla, BIACS 3, Sevilla, Spain (cat.)

- "Personal Landscapes: Contemporary Art from Israel," American University Museum, Washington, DC (cat.)

- "Territorial Bodies," Museum Beelden aan Zee, Hague, The Netherlands; curator: Ronit Eden (cat.)
2009   - "In Drawers," The Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), Tel Aviv; curator: Dr. Guy Morag Tzepelewitz

- "Sex/Logy," Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv; curator: Sari Golan

- "Kharika/Insection Insect-Based Hybrid Phenomena," HaKhava—Interdisciplinary Ecological Art Gallery, Holon, Israel; curator: Irit Carmon Popper

2010   - "Through Gutter to Glory," Dan Region Wastewater Treatment Plant  (the Shafdan), Igudan, Rishon LeZion; curator: Galia Yahav

- "High Definition: Sharp, Sharper, Less Sharp," Bezalel Gallery, Tel Aviv; curators: Ruth Direktor, Yitzhak Livneh

2011   - "The Coming Community: The Search for Community in Contemporary Art," Haifa Museum of Art; curators: Yeala Hazut, Lee Weinberg (cat.)

2012 Bio's Georg Kolba museum berlin Germany


Scholarships and Awards

1987 / 1988 / 1990   - America-Israel Cultural Foundation Scholarship

2004   - The Minister of Education and Science Prize for the Arts

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