Tal Shochat was born in 1974 in Netanya, she currently lives and works in Tel Aviv. Her work has been exhibited at various international institutions including: the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in California; Nevada Museum of Art, Reno; The Victoria and Albert Museum, London; Herzliya Museum, Israel; Tel Aviv Museum; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; and Haifa Museum of Art, and most recently The National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India.
In 2005 she received the Israeli Ministry of Education and Culture Prize For a Young Artist. Her works are included at major public and private collections, among them 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.