NAOMI LESHEM

Born 1963, Jerusalem, Israel

Lives and works in Tel Aviv, Israel

 

EDUCATION

1987    Photography Studies, Hadassah College, Jerusalem, Israel

1985    Bachelor of Art, General and German Studies, University of Freiburg, Switzerland           (Since 1984)

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018    Ein Gvul, Ncontemporary Gallery, Milano, Italy

2017    Lizette(special exhibit), Israel Museum Jerusalem, Israel

2016    Frozen Sands, Trumpeldor Gallery, Beer Sheva, Israel

2014    Landmarks, Noga Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel 

            Forty, Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Israel

            Centered,Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY 

2012    Leisere Toene, Sylva Denzler Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

2011    Sleepers, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

            Sleepers, Kunst(zeug)haus, Rapperswil, Switzerland

            BetweenZones, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

2010    Pisten und Wege, Friedrichsbau, Buhl, Germany

2009    The Constantiner Award Exhibition, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

            Runways and…,Sylva Denzler Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

2001    Touches, Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel

2000    Touches, Beit Gavriel, Tiberias, Israel

1998    Bloomfield Science Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

1997    From Medium to Medium, Tova Osman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

1996    From Medium to Medium, Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018    Flood, Ashdod Museum of Art, Ashdod, Israel

            Tzurah, Jewish Museum, Casale Monferrato, Italy

2017    OPERART, Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel 

            Out of the blue, Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil, Switzerland

2016    No Fly Zone, Ncontemporary Gallery, Turin, Italy

            No Fly Zone, Ncontemporary Gallery, London, England

2015    Summerset, Noga gallery of Contemporary art

2014    Decadal Variations, Andrea Meislin Gallery, NYC, NY, USA

            Gastspiel, Museum Rietberg, Zurich, Switzerland

            Journeys, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2013    Stadtkunst, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

            Facts of Planning, On Space and Planning in Israel, Ministry of Interior, Jerusalem, Israel

            Perchance to Dream, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

            Tra Due Mari, Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2012    Great Wide Open, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

            Paris Photo, (Andrea Meislin Gallery), Paris, France

            Random, BAAD Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

            Von hier nach dort, Vögele Kulture Zentrum, Pfäffikon, Switzerland

            Altered Space, International Photography Festival, Jaffa Port, IL

            A Prayer is a Prayer is a Prayer, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY            

            Summer Solstice, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

            MIA– Milan Image Art Fair, Italy

            Memory Spaces, Beit Kaner, Rishon Lezion City Gallery, IL

            Good Night, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

            The Under Toad, The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL

2011    Little Absurdities, The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague, Czech Republic

            Recent Acquisitions, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

            Human Landscape, Artists House, Tel Aviv, Israel

2010    Project 3, Sylva Denzler Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

            New Purchases, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

2008    Israel is Real, Kansas City Jewish Museum, Kansas City, MO

            Mirror, Mirror, Tova Osman Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2007    Moods and Modes in Israeli Photography, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel

            Water in Art and Life, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

            Current Visions #2, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York, NY

2001    Hands, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

1998    Club Kunstsalon Sommerpalais Harrach, Vienna, Austria

1997    Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel

1993    To Live in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

 

AWARDS

2014    Mifal Hapais art grant, Israel

2009    Constantiner Award for an Israeli Photographer, Tel Aviv, Museum of Art, Israel

 

PUBLICATIONS

2014    Centered, Andrea Meislin Gallery

2011    Sleepers, Benteli Verlag, Michael Guggenheimer & Peter Rollin

2009    Runways, Benteli Verlag, Michael Guggenheimer & Peter Rollin

 

SELECTED PRESS

2012    Tamar Arad, "A Story That Begins at an End," published by Keter Books. (Cover image)

2011   Paris Photo Review, Le Figaro Magazine, November 5

            “Paris Photo and the Photo Quai”, Tableaux Fine Arts Magazine, October 19th

            Michael Mills, Recent Acquisition Review, Broward-Palm Beach New Times, October 27

            Birgit Fritsch Baur, Ursula Meier, Exhibition Review, Kunstbulletin, April

            Sjostrom, Jan. Exhibition Review, Palm Beach Daily News, Oct 12

            Dykstra, Jean. Exhibition Review, Art in America, May 10

            Birgit Fritsch Baur, Ursula Meier, Exhibition Review, Kunstbulletin, April

            Sharon Begley, “Sleep Your Way to An A” (Featured Image), Newsweek, Feb 21

            Paul Laster, Exhibition Review, Time Out New York, Feb 10

            Vince Aletti, “Goings on About Town” The New Yorker, Feb 7

            Thomas Wolff, “Schlafes Kinder,” Panorama, Feb 7

            New York Arts Guide, The Jewish Week, Feb

            Exhibition Review, La Lettre de la Photographie, Jan 26

            Tzah Yoked, “Dream Team,” Maariv, Jan 8

            Pauline Schlaft, St. Galler Tagblatt, AG

2010    “Bilder Sind Wie Kinder,” Stuttgarter ZeitungNo 246, Oct.

            “Ein Gues Bild Muss Eine Seele Haben,” AusgabeNo. 232, Oct.

2009    “Die Unschuld der Bilder,” Woz Die Wochenzeitung, July

            Dania Zafran, “Orte des Abschieds,” Tachles, May

 

COLLECTIONS

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

Norton Museum of Art, Florida, USA

Shpilman Institute for Photography, Israel

Private Collections in Israel, United States, Germany, Switzerland, and England

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