1961-1962 Avni Institute for Art, Tel- Aviv ( Painting )
1962-1963 Ealing School of Art , London, England (Painting)
1968-1971 Hammersmith College of Art, London, England ( sculpture)
1975-1976 Tel Aviv University, history of Art and Philosophy
1972-1975 Lecturer, Bezalel Academy of Arts, Jerusalem, sculpture
1976-1999 Teacher, Training College Ministry of Education, Beit Berl, Israel, sculpture
1999-present Planner, Zeisler & Gechtman Architects, Rishon Le zion, Israel.
Coordinator of sculptur studies at the Teachers Trainning College
Selected Solo Exhibitions:
1973 Exposure, Yodfat Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1984 Naomi Giveon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1985 Mitot, Kibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1988 Preparation for Mausoleum No.1, Artists Studios Workshops, Jerusalem
1992 Israel Echo, Bograshov Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1996 Chedva, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1999 Yotam, Herzeliya Museum, Israel
2001 Etude, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Infinite Regress , Wiensowski & Harbord , Berlin
2003 Chedva, Gideon and all the Rest, Artists House, Tel Aviv
Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
2007 Initial Concept, Petach-Tikva Museum of Art
Dead Line, Beit Kanner Municipal Gallery, Rishon L'ezion
2008 Launching Apparatus, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
2012 Butterflies & Pyramids, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv,
Curator: Nira Itzhaki
Selected Group Exhibitions:
1970 Young Contemporaries Royal Academy, London
1975 Open Workshop Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1978 Artist-Society-Artist, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
1988 40 from Israel, Brooklyn Museum, New York
1990 life size, Israel Museum, Israel
1991 Perspective Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
1992 The second Biennale of Sculpture, Ein Hod, Israel
1993 Makom, Museum Moderner Kunst, Wien, Austria
Antipathos, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
1994 Burnt Whole, W.P.A Washington, U.S.A.
1997 Fantasy, Herzelya Museum of Art, Herzelya, Israel
Another Language, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
1998 International Passage, Gideon Gechtman,
Bertrand Lavier, Haim Steinbach, Chelouche Gallery for Contemporary Art,
Tel Aviv, Israel
Out of Action: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979, the Museum
of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California U.S.A.
Tikkun Aspecst in Israeli Art of the 70’s, Tel Aviv University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv,
Perspectives on Israeli Art of the 70’s, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
1999 Sarajevo-2000, Museum Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien La Casa, Il Corpo, Il
Cuore, Museum Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien
After Rabin - New Art from Israel, The Jewish Museum New York
2000 Construction in Process, This Earth is a Flower, Bydgoszcz Poland
Le republiche dell’arte, Palzzo Delle Papesse centra Arte Contemporanea,
Collaboration Gideon Gechtman & Gal Weinstein, ORANIM,
The Vera' Silvia and Arturo Schwarz Collection of Contemporary Art,
Tel- Aviv Museum of Art
Collection, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
2001 Summer Profile, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
The Collection, The Museum Moderner Kunst , Wien
Novalog 2001, Tel Aviv Berlin New media experience, Kalisher Gallery Tel- Aviv,
Markers, an outdoor Banner Event of artists and poets Venice 2001.
2002 Local cross section, Ministry of science, culture & sports, Tel Aviv
Art-Forum Berlin 2002, Berlin
2003 Surface Talk, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
Israeli Object: a Matter of Time, Artist’ House, Jerusalem
Second Triannale for Installation, Haifa museum of art, Israel.
2004 Rose C'est La Vie: On Flowers in Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
The Puppet Show, Time for Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
Art Forum Berlin 2004, Berlin
2005 Transpositions, Petach Tikva Museum of Art
The Holocaust in the Visual Arts after World War 2, Yad Vashem Museum,
Team Work, Kalisher College of Art and Technology
Uncertainty, Chelouche Gallery, Tel- Aviv, Israel
2006 Mini Israel, Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Illness Report, Gallery of Ben Gurion University, Beer Sheva
2007 Winners of the Ministry of Sience Culture and Sport Prize for Art and Design
2006, Petach-Tikva Museum of Art, Petach-Tikva
Summer's Colors, Chelouche Gallery, Tel Aviv
2008 My Own Body, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Check-Post, Haifa Museum of Art
2009 Family Traces, Israel Musem, Jerusalem
2011 The Second Strike, Herzliya Biennial for Contemporary Art, Curator: Ory Dessau
The Museum Presents Itself, Israeli Art from the Museum Collection, Tel Aviv
Museum of Art, Curator: Ellen Ginton (catalogue)
Groundwork, Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Curator: Avi Lubin
2012 Accelerating Toward Apocalypse, Art from the Doron Sabag's collection, ORS
Inc., curator: Tal Yahas
Spring 2012, The Middle East Center for the Arts (MECA), NJ
Like a Betterfy to a Fire- Traces of Reality, Kfar-Saba City Gallery.
Curator: Orit Lotringer
1970 “Young Contemporaries”, London
1990 The Histadrut Prize for painting and sculpture, Israel.
1990 Ministry of Education and Culture Prize, Israel.
1993 Minister of Arts and Science Prize, Israel.
1995 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Prize for Israeli Artist,Israel
1997 Israel Museum, Jerusalem- the Israel Discount Bank Prize
for an Israeli Artist , Israel
1999 The George and Janet Jeffin Prize, American Israel Cultura Foundation
2001 Artist Residency Program witting the Elizabeth Foundation Artist for the Arts
studio centre (EFASR) in NYC. Ministry of Culture, Foreign Ministry and the New
York Israel Cultural Cooperation (NYICCC).
2002 Haifa Museum award for Art founded by the APTOWITZER foundation forHaifa.
2006 Special project grant – Israeli lottery "Mifal HaPayiss"
2006 Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports award for life-long achievements
1. Gideon Gechtman, Works, 1971- 1986
exhibition catalogue, Tel Aviv Stavit Edition, 1986
2. Gideon Gechtman, Kav No. 9, Interview with Moshe Ninio and Ury Hass (January
1989) Makom : Zeitgenossische Kunst ous Israel.
3. Exhibition catalouge Vienna Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig 1993.
4. Out of Action between performance and the object 1949-1979,
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles , Thames And Hudson
with essays by Kristin Stiles, Guy Brett, Huber Klocker , Shinichira Osaki , Paul
5. Tikkun, Perspectives on Israeli Art of the Seventies, The Genia Schreiber
Tel Aviv University catalogue, with essay by Mordechi Omer.