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 in 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).  

 

Education

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)

Solo exhibitions

2019

Out of Touch, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, curator: Hagar Bril

2018

The Seventh Year, The Artists House,Jerusalem, Israel, curator: Uri Gershuni

2017

Foreground Background, duo exhibition with Neta Cones, Omer Tiroche gallery, Yafo Tel-Aviv, curator: Orit Bulgaru 

Shadow of a line, light of a circle, duo exhibition with Shiran Yitzhari, grand-art gallery, Haifa, Israel, curator: Shirley Meshulam      

                           

Group exhibitions

2021

Disform, Fein 3, Curators: Foundation Fountain, Tel Aviv, Israel

2020

MFA Bezalel, Thesis Exhibition, Curator: Dor Guez, Tel Aviv, Israel

Ten Exercises in Style, Indie Gallery, Curator: Galit Semel, Tel Aviv, Israel

Art at TYO, TYO, Curators: Iris Rywkind and Omer Shani Ben Shahar, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2019

Compass, Beit Kandinof, Curator: Ruven Kuperman, Jaffa, Israel

Artists Greenhouse, Fresh Paint 11, Curators: Yifat Gurion and Raz Shapira, Tel-Aviv, Israel

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, Curator: Etty  Schwartz, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Kinetics, P8 gallery, curators: Maya Zehavi and Yonatan Auron Ophir, Tel-Aviv, Israel

INTERIOR-EXTERIOR, Art-Festival, Danchov house-Old City, Curator: Shirley Meshulam, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Granata magazine - Best of Young American Novelists 3, Curator: Maria Pozner, Cuckoo's Nest, Tel-Aviv, Israel

A Million Traces, Indie gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2016

10 representations of photography, The Art Place gallery, Curator: Micha Kirshner, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Showroom 3, Inga gallery, Curator: Etty Schwartz, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Class Photo- The photography academia in Israel, Museum of Photography Tel Hai, Curator: Hana Shaviv, Tel Hai Industrial Park, Israel

2015

Close To Home, Tzadik gallery, Curator: Hana Coman, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Laculture-FIN, Kuli Alma gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel

Behind The Trunk, Undergraduate Thesis Exhibition, Wizo Academy of Education and Design, Haifa, Israel

Residencies / Awards

2021

Arad Contemporary Art Center residency program by Leah Abir.

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

Publications

2017

F-STOP Magazine, online group exhibition, Issue No.82 'Identity&Community'

2015

HOTEM - Poetry, Art and Literature Magazine, Issue No.12 'Circus' 

GRANTA -The Magazine of new Writing, Issue No. 3 'Close to Home'

Harama - Art Magazine, Issue No.12 'Estate'

Group Membership

2017-2020 member of the P8 cooperative gallery for contemporary art

Collections

Private collections

 

PRESS

2021

Avi Pitchon, Review on Disform group exhibition curated by Fountain, Haaretz. 

Joy Bernard, Interview in Portfolio Magazine.

2020

Hagit Peleg Rotem, Review on the MFA Graduate Exhibition Bezalel, Portfolio Magazine.

Avi Pitchon, Review on the MFA Graduate Exhibition Bezalel, Hararetz.

Gili Sitton, Review on the MFA Graduate Exhibition Bezalel, ARToday.

2019

Ruth Perl Baharir, Promising artists in Fresh Paint art fair, Time-Out Tel Aviv.

Meital Raz, Review on 'Out of Touch' exhibition, Time-Out Tel Aviv.

2018

Yuval Saar, Interview in Portfolio Magazine.

Yonatan H.Mishal, Review on 'The Seventh Year' exhibition,  Anna Bershtansky Magazine.

2017

Tal Niv, Review on 'Slipped my Mind' exhibition, Haaretz.