Efrat Klipstein

Study program director

אפרת קליפשטיין
​Graduate from the Art Education program at Beit Berl College; holds a BA in geography and psychology from Ben Gurion University and a master's degree in industrial design from the Technion. She also studied art at Beit Berl college. Efrat works in different mediums, including painting, sculpture, installation and performance and works in the area between functional and commercial and between shape and matter. She has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums worldwide. Winner of various awards, including the Oded Messer Young Artist Award and Young Artist Award from the Ministry of Culture. Her works are in private collections and museums around the world. 

Selected Solo Exhibitions
  •  2016 - 'Not to Late', Atelier Shemi, Cabri, Israel; curator: Smadar Schindler
  • 2010 - 'Red Wing Black Bird', Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel; curator: Galia Bar Or
  • 2009 - 'Red Wing Black Bird', Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio; curator: Christopher Lynn (cat.)
  • - 'Opening Out', 'Dance Line', two performances as part of the residency program, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio
  • 2007  - 'Even a Hero Needs a Hug', as part of 'Marshim': an exhibition series featuring young artists," Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa; curator: Yehudit Matzkel (cat.)         
 
Selected Group Exhibitions
  • 2017  "Middle class" Art Gallery Oranim College, Tivon; curator: Tali Choen Garbuz
  •  2016 - 'Wire (less) Connections', The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Daniella Shalev
  • 2015  - 'Base and superstructure', Basis Art-School, Herzliya; curator: Shlomit Breuer
  • 2014 - 'Partners', Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; curators: Tal Amitai-Lavi
  • - 'The Chicago Triangle', Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa; curator: Ruth Direktor
  • 2013 - 'The Readymade Centennial', Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa; curator: Ruth Direktor
  • 2012 - 'Cabinets of Wonder in Contemporary Art: From Astonishment to Disenchantment', Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel; curators: Dalia Levin, Ghila Limon, Daria Kaufmann
  • 2011 - 'Making the Cut: Recipients of the Oded Messer Young Artist Award 2003-2010', The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv University; curator: Diana Dallal (cat.)
  •  - 'Formally Speaking: Lines Made by Walking', Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa; curator: Ruth Direktor
  • 2009 - 'Paperworks', Ticho House, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; curator: Ronit Sorek
  •  - 'Detail', Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; curators: Nira Itzhaki, Michal Shamir
  • 2007 - 'Winners 2006: Ministry of Culture Prizes in Art and Design', Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva, Israel; curator: Drorit Gur Arie (cat.)
  • - 'Paper', Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
  • 2006 - 'Untitled', The Art Gallery, University of Haifa; curator: Ruth Direktor (cat.)
  • 2005 - 'League', Bait Banamal, Tel Aviv Port; curator: Galia Yahav
  • 2004 - 'Last Dance' as part of "Omanut Haaretz", Festival, Reading Power Station   Compound, Tel Aviv; curator: Ruth Direktor
  • 2003 - 'Efrat Klipshtien, Alima, Ariel Schlesinger', Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv: curator: Doron Rabina
  • - 'Youth and Longing' as part of 'Omanut Haaretz', Festival, Reading Power Station Compound, Tel Aviv; curator: Ruth Direktor 
 
 
 
Scholarships and Awards 
  • 2018 – Can Serrat – International Art Residency, Barcelona, Spain
  • 2016 - Asylum Arts Alumni Retreat, Garrison Institute, New York
  • 2009 - SWAP residency, Spaces Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio       
  • 2004 - The Oded Messer Young Artist Award, Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel
  • 2006 - Young Artist Award, Ministry of Culture Prizes in Art and Design          
  • 2003 - Excellence Award, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl Academic      
  • 2002 - The Gerhard and Gertrude Karplus Memorial Prize Fund, Technion- Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa College, Israel
  • 1998-2002 - Excellence Grant, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa
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