Shir Lusky (b.1988) is an Israeli artist, based in Tel-Aviv.
Graduated the MFA program from Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and Holds a bachelor (with honors) in art photography and new media from Wizo Academy, Haifa (2015). She exhibited two solo exhibitions, the first at the Jerusalem Artists House as part of Nidbach project, curated by Uri Gershuni, the second at the P8 gallery in Tel-Aviv curated by Hagar Brill. She participated at two duo exhibitions and several group exhibitions at Inga galley, Indie gallery, Fresh Paint Greenhouse (2019) etc. Also participated in two artist residency, the recent at the Andrea Zittel work trade residency, A-Z WEST California. She received an Excellence prize for academic achievements from the MFA Bezalel Academy (2020). Lusky was a member at P8 cooperative gallery for contemporary art from 2017-2020.
Lives and works in Tel-Aviv
2018-2020 M.F.A Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011-2015 B.F.A Wizo Academy of Arts and Design, Department of Photography and new media, Haifa, Israel (with honors)
2019 Out of Touch, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, curator: Hagar Bril
2018 The Seventh Year, The Artists House,Jerusalem, Israel, curator: Uri Gershuni
Two person exhibitions
2017 Foreground Background, duo exhibition with Neta Cones, Omer Tiroche gallery, Yafo Tel-Aviv, curator: Orit Bulgaru
2017 Shadow of a line, light of a circle, duo exhibition with Shiran Yitzhari, grand-art gallery, Haifa, Israel, curator: Shirley Meshulam
2020 MFA Bezalel, Thesis Exhibition, Tel Aviv, Israel
2020 Ten Exercises in Style, Indie Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2019 Compass, Beit Kandinof, Jaffa, Israel
2019 Artists Greenhouse, Fresh Paint 11, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2019 Halame - MFA Gallery of Bezalel, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2018 Lose Grip - P8 Gallery booth at Fresh Paint Art Fair 10, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2017 Slipped my mind - Binyamin gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2017 Kinetics - P8 gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2017 INTERIOR-EXTERIOR, Art-Festival, Danchov house-Old City, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2017 Granata magazine - Best of Young American Novelists 3, Cuckoo's Nest, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2017 A Million Traces - Indie gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2016 Whatever comes to hand - Alliance House, Jerusalem, Israel
2016 10 representations of photography - The Art Place gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2016 Showroom 3 - Inga gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2016 Class Photo- group exhibition of the photography academia in Israel, Museum of Photography Tel Hai, Tel Hai Industrial Park, Israel
2015 Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition – Wizo Academy of Education and Design, Haifa, Israel
2015 Close To Home - Tzadik gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2015 Laculture-FIN - Kuli Alma gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2012 Femina - Artist house, Haifa, Israel
Residencies / Awards
2020 MFA Excellence Award for academic achievements, Bezalel Academy of art and design, Jerusalem.
2019 A-Z West, Institute of Investigative Living by Andrea Zittel, Joshua Tree, CA, United States
2017 Can Serrat- Art Residency, El Bruc, Spain
2017 F-STOP Magazine, online group exhibition, Issue No.82 'Identity&Community'
2015 HOTEM - Poetry, Art and Literature Magazine, Issue No.12 'Circus'
2015 GRANTA -The Magazine of new Writing, Issue No. 3 'Close to Home'
2015 Harama - Art Magazine, Issue No.12 'Estate'
2017-2020 member of the P8 cooperative gallery for contemporary art