Tal Shochat was born in 1974 in Netanya and currently lives and works in Tel Aviv. Her work has exhibited at various international institutions, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in California, The Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Herzliya Museum in Israel, as well as the Tel Aviv Museum, Israel Museum, and Haifa Museum of Art. In 2005 she received the Israeli Ministry of Education and Culture Prize for a Young Artist. Her work is in important collections including The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, and the Shpilman Institute of Photography, Tel Aviv. In 2012 Shochat was honored with a solo exhibition at the National Museum of American Jewish History in Philadelphia.