1953 Born in Kibbutz Revadim, Israel
1975-1979 B.A., Department of Gold and Silversmithing, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. Israel
1979-1980 Postgraduate Studies at the Rietveld Academy of Fine Arts, Amsterdam, NL
1986-1988 M.A. (Combined degree - practical and theoretical), Department of Plastic Arts, University of Paris VIII, Vincennes at Saint-Denis; F
2007 "Koach 17", Gallery Irony Ramla, Ramla.
"Heaven and Earth", Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
2006 "Sari Faran-Curator of Israeli Design", Soho, Tel Aviv, Israel
"Parures", travelling exhibition, F
SOFA, New York., USA
"Radiant", Galerie Ra, Amsterdam; NL
2005 "Beaten Gold", Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv; Israel
"Recipients Prizes in Art and Design from the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport, 2004",
"SAFE: Design Takes On Risk", MOMA, New York, USA
"SOFA" Chicago, USA
2004 "Valuable Links", Maastricht, Sofia, Vienna; exhibition under the auspices of the Royal Netherlands Embassy, Vienna; A
"Birthday Party", The Gallery of Art, Legnica, PL
"Star Project" and exhibition, Synagogue Voehl, D
2003 Co-Exhibition, V&V Galerie, Vienna, A
"Head Guard", Bezalel Academy, Tel Aviv, Israel
"Not Only Bowl", Thegallery, Shoeva.
2002 “Exhibit”, Galerie Tactile, Geneva, I
2001 "Not Themselves Reused Objects", Israeli painters
& sculptors association, Tel Aviv, Israel
"Mikromegas", Galerie of BKV (Bavarian Association
for Art and Crafts), Munich; D
“Maskerade”, Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, NL
rings exhibition, Galerie Stuhler, Berlin, D
“SOFA”, Chicago; USA
1999 "A Matter of Material", travelling exhibition, USA.
"People, Tolerance and Fashion", Interdisciplinary Center for Arts and Science,Holon,
"70 Designers in tribute to Izzika Gaon", Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
"About the Body", Museums Forum for Art, Israel.
1998 "Friendship Rings", Michele Zeller Gallery, Bern, CH
"Accessories for Men", Michele Zeller Gallery, Bern; CH
"Jewelry Moves", Royal Museum, Edinburgh, GB
"SOFA", Chicago, New York; USA
"Studs of Silver/Israeli Jewelry", Eretz Israel Museum, Ramat Aviv, Israel
"Continuity and Change: 92 Years of Judaica at Bezalel", travelling exhibition;
1997 Diamond Jewelry Competition, Israel Export Institute, Tel Aviv, Israel
Symposium 97 Exhibition, Okreshi Museum, Ceskeho Raje, Turnov; SK
1996 "Reasonable Physical Force", Ami Steinitz Gallery,
Tel Aviv, Israel
"Schmuckszene", Munich; D
1995 "Object Object," Kfar Saba Museum, Herzliya Museum and Ein Hod
"Passion and Profession", Galerie Ra, Amsterdam; NL
1994 "Beyond Jewelry - Design as Comment", Bezalel 1, Jerusalem.
1993 "Schmuckszene", Munich; D
"Five Stones", Herzliya Museum and travelling exhibition.
1992 "A Stone, a Touch, a Jewel", Diamond Museum, Ramat Gan.
"Triennale du Bijou", Musee Des Arts Decoratifs, Paris; F
"Seams", Ashdod Museum, Yad Le Banim, Petach Tikva Museum and Haifa University Gallery of Art; Israel
1991 Travelling exhibition, Alix de Rothschild Foundation.
1991 "Very Important Objects", Harmony, Jerusalem, Israel
"Jewelery Arsenals", Kunst-Handwerk Museum, Frankfurt; D
1990 "Thema V & V", Galerie V & V, Vienna; A
"Triennale du Bijou", Musee du Luxembourg, Paris; F
1988 "Fiac Edition", Grand Palais, Paris; F
1987 "1ere Biennale du Bijou", Hotel de Sens, Paris; F
1986 "10 Years Ra", Galerie Ra, Amsterdam; NL
1985 "New Jewelry", Kulturhuset, Stockholm; S
"Neon 1975-85", Louvain-la-Neuve Museum, B
1984 "Contemporary Jewelry", National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto and Tokyo; J
1983 Bezalel exhibition, Porte de Versailles, Paris; F
Bezalel traveling exhibition - American venues.
1982 "Schmuck '82 Tendenzen", Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim; D
"Modern Israeli Jewelry", Mikomoto Hall, Tokyo; J
"Bezalel Graduate", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
1981 "Retrospective Francoise Van den Bosch", Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; NL
1980 Galerie Alto, Rotterdam; NL
1980 "Schmuck International 1900-1980", Künstlerhaus, Vienna; A
1981 "Versierde Mode", Confectie Centrum, Amsterdam; NL
Bezalel exhibition, de Zonnehof, Amersfoort, NL
1979 "Christmas 1980", Stedelijk Museum, Schiedam; NL
1979 "Christmas 1980", Electrum Gallery, London; GB
1979 Bezalel exhibition, Plaza Hotel, Jerusalem; Israel
1979 "Armschmuck", Schmuckmuseum, Pforzheim, D
1978 Bezalel traveling exhibition shown at European and American venues.
Solo and Co Exhibitions
2007 Solo exhibition, "Branching", Gallery Ziggurat, Jerusalem.
2007 Co-Exhibition, "Crafting A Culture", Gallery Loupe, Montclair,NJ, USA.
2006 "Women's Tales - Four Israeli Jewellers", Racine Art Musuem, Wisconsin, USA.
2005 Co-Exhibition, Galerie V & V, Vienna, A
2005 Co-Exhibition, With Esther Knobel, Galerie "Hipotesi", Barcelona, E
2005 Solo Exhibition, Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, NL
2003 Co-Exhibition, With Esther Knobel and Deganit Stern Schocken, Galerie Tactil, Geneva, I
2001 Co-Exhibition, With Esther Knobel and Deganit Stern Schocken, Marijke Studio,Padova; I
1999 Solo Exhibition, Periscope Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1996 Solo Exhibition, Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, NL
1992 Co-Exhibition, With Esther Knobel, Kalisher Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1992 Co-Exhibition, With Esther Knobel, Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, NL
1991 Solo Exhibition, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
1991 Solo Exhibition, Galerie V & V, Vienna; A
1986 Solo Exhibition, Galerie Pegotty, Paris, F
1981 Co-Exhibition, With Esther Knobel, Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, NL
1981 Co-Exhibition, Galerie Neon, Brussels, B
Honors & Grants
2004 Israel Ministry of Culture Design Prize.
First prize of The Crate and Barrel Israeli Product Design Award for the Home and Its Surroundings
1996 Co-winner, With Esther Knobel, The International Judaica Design Competition/Jerusalem - 3000 Years.
1987 Prize, Alix de Rothschild Foundation, Jerusalem, Israel
1985 - 88 French Government M.A. Grant.
1980 Amsterdam Jewish Community Grant.
1979 Bezalel Academy Prize of Excellence
1978 City of Jerusalem Prize of Distinction.
1977 Bezalel Academy Prize of Excellence.
Shapiro Prize for Judaica.
2005 Visiting Lecturer, Escola Massana, Barcelona, E
2002 Visiting Lecturer, Haute Ecole D'Arts Applique, Geneve, CH
1996 Visiting Lecturer, Rietveld Academy of Fine Arts, Amsterdam, NL
1996 Visiting Lecturer, Academy of Art, Munich, D
1994 Visiting Lecturer, Rhode Island School of Design (RISD), Providence,
1989 - 90 Jewelry Design, College of Design, WIZO, Haifa, Israel
1988 - 89 Jewelry Design, "Memad" School of Art, Tel Aviv.
1988 - 90 Professor, Department of Jewelry and Fashion Design, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel
1987 Jewelry Design, B.J.O. Formation, Academie International de Stylisme, Paris; F
Other Proffessional Activities
2007 Member, Judging Panel, The Andrea M. Bronfman Prize for the Arts -
"The Andy", Jerusalem, Israel
2005 "Ad©ersity" Exhibition for Bezalel students, Galerie Ra, Amsterdam, NL
2002 Participation and represention of the Bezalel Academy Jewelry Department, “Ornament, is it still a crime?” symposium, Geneva; I
2001 Curator, “Israeli Jewelry 2” exhibition, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel
2001 Member, Judging Panel, Israel Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport, - Jewelry grant
1999 - 01 Member, Public Council for Culture and Art (Plastic Arts), Israel
1999 Tel Aviv Museum Benefit Auction in France (Sotheby’s), F
1998 Design of trophy, “Aviv” Prize, America – Israel Cultural Foundation.
1997 Curator "Nidbach", The Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel
1997 Partipated/Lectured at Symposium 97, Okresni Museum, Ceskeho Raje, Turnov, SK
Works in Public Collections
Spertus Museum, Chicago, USA
Stedelijk Museum, NL
Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, F
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Dept. of Design, Israel
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Dept. of Judaica, Israel
Vydalo Okresni, Turno, Chech Republic.
New Pinakothek der Moderne Museum, Munich., D