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Lea Nikel - CV

1918 - 2005
Born in Zhitomir, Ukraina
Lived and worked in Moshav Kidron, Tel Aviv, New York, Rome, Paris, Ashdod, Safed
 

Education
1935 Studied for a short while with Chaim Gliksberg
1946-47Studied in the Steimatsky and Streichman studio in Tel Aviv

 

Solo Exhibitions
2013 The Spectacle of Lea Nikel, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2005 Lea Nikel - Watercolor on Paper, Hacheder, Tel Aviv, Israel
2004 Lea Nikel - Paris 1950-1961, Mane Katz Museum, Haifa, Israel
2002 Lea Nikel - New Works 1998-2002, Zommer Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2001 Lea Nikel - Works on Paper 1950-2000, Open Museum at Omer Industrial Park, Omer, Israel
1995 Lea Nikel - A Retrospective, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
1992 Lea Nikel: Book, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv, Israel
         Nikel - Monoprints, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1990 Nikel, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
         Barbican Center, London, England
1989 Mokotoff Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.A.
1988 Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
         Lea Nikel, the Gallery at Cabri, Kibbutz Cabri, Israel
1987 Lea Nikel: Works on Paper, the Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel
         Mokotoff Gallery, New York, NY, U.S.A.
1986 Lea Nikel: Work in Small Dimensions, Meimad Katan Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1985 Lea Nikel, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1984 Sara Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem
1983 Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1980 Lea Nikel: Works 1974-1976, Sara Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem
1979 Sara Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem
1978 Sara Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem
1975 Watercolors, Collages & Mixed Media, America-Israel Cultural Center, New York, U.S.A.
1973 Lea Nikel: Paintings 1963-1973, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv, Israel
1972 Selected Works of Lea Nikel, Gordon Gallery II, Tel Aviv, Israel
1970 Chemerinsky Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1967 Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1966 Lea Nikel - Recent Paintings, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Dizengoff House, Israel
1965 Lea Nikel, Chemerinsky Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1961 Lea Nikel: Paintings, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Dizengoff House, Israel
1957 Galerie Espace, Haarlem, Holland
         Galerie Colette Allendy, Paris, France
1954 Chemerinsky Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

 

Selected Group Exhibitions
2002 Focus on Painting, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
1995 The Johannesburg Biennale - Africus `95, the 1st Biennale of South Africa, Johannesburg
1994 The Printers' Imprint- 20 Years of the Jerusalem Print Workshop, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
          Art Miami '93, Barbara Scott Gallery, Miami, Florida, U.S.A.
1993 Mutual Feedback, Florence Miller Art Center, Print Workshop, Jerusalem
1992 Sara Levi Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
          Israeli Art from the Ayala Zacks-Abramov Collections, the Israel Museum, Jerusalem
          Print+, Ashdod Museum, Ashdod, Israel
1991 The Secret of Color Reduction, traveling exhibition organized by the Ministry of Education and Culture, The America-Israel Cultural Foundation and Omanut La`am
1990 Drawing and Beyond, Givon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
         Dialogue with Stematsky, Artists` Studios, Tel Aviv, Israel
1989 The Gallery in Cabri, Kibbutz Cabri, Israel
1988 Artist at the Gallery in Cabri, Kibbutz Cabri, Israel
        1st International Triennial of Small-Format Prints, Auvergne, France
1987 Israel Painting in Big Format, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel
 

Prizes and Awards

1987 Gamzu Prize, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel

1985 Medal for activity at the UNESCO Experimental Workshop on the Place of
Contemporary Art and the Role of the Artist in the Teaching of Visual Arts
at Schools, Nice, France 
1982 Dizengoff Prize, Tel Aviv Municipality, Israel

1966 Sandberg Prize, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1968 The National Council of Culture and Art Prize, awarded by the Ministry of Education and Culture, Jerusalem
1953 First Prize at the "Israeli Painters in Paris" exhibition, Galerie Zak, Paris, France
 

Collections

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Museum of Modern Art, Haifa, Israel
Haifa Museum of Modern Art Israel;

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel;

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel;

Kibbutz Kabri, Israel;

Chaim Atar Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel;

The Jerusalem Municipality, Mishkenot Sha'ananim, and the Jerusalem Theater;

Bank Leumi L’Israel;

Israel Discount Bank;

El-Al Israel Airlines;

Weizmann Institute of Science;

The National Museum of Modern Art, Paris;

Tate Gallery, London;

The Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey
 

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