Sharon Ya’ari was born in 1966 in Israel. He lives and works in Tel Aviv. Ya’ari received a BFA from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, and an MPhil from University of Derby, England. He is a recipient of the Constantiner Photography Award for an Israeli Artist, Tel Aviv Museum; the Nathan Gottesdiner Foundation Israeli Art Prize, Tel Aviv Museum; and the Israeli Culture and Sports Ministry Prize among others. Ya’ari has presented solo and group shows at museums and galleries worldwide. His photographs have been featured in numerous exhibitions including the ICP’s First Triennial Strangers New York, (2003); The New Hebrews, Martin Gropius Bau Museum, Berlin (2005); Dateline Israel: New Photography and Video Art, The Jewish Museum, New York (2008); and Looking In, Looking Out: The Window in Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2010).