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Born in Belgium, 1940. Immigrated to Israel, 1949.

1968-1971 - Photography studies, Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel
1970 - Set up the photography labs and workshop, Oranim College, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
1970-2005 - Taught photography at the Art Institute, Oranim College, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
1976-1980 - Published critical reviews of photography in the Israeli press and in professional periodicals, among them Maariv, Haaretz, Yedioth Aharonoth, Kolbo Haifa, Muzot, etc.
1980 - Editor of the Photography section, Proza: A Review of Literature and Art
          - Initiated the first exhibition of Israeli photographers at the Artists' House, Tel Aviv, Israel
1982 - Set up photography workshops at the academic colleges of Emek Yezreel, Megiddo, and the Jordan Valley, Israel


His works are included in the collections of the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and Ein Harod Museum of Art, Israel


Selected One-Person Exhibitions

1998 - Color photographs, Commemoration Center Gallery, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
1997 - Composite color photographs, Beit Gabriel on the Kinneret, Tzemach, Israel
1995 - Composite color photographs, The Studio Gallery, Ra'anana, Israel (cat.)
          - Manipulated color photographs, Elizabeth Soderberg Art Gallery, Western Galilee College, Israel
1990 - "In the Shadow of the Smokestacks," color photographs, Jerusalem Theater, Israel
          - Color photographs, The Art Department Gallery, Hamidrasha – Art Teachers' Training College, Ramat Hasharon, Israel
1987 - 14 political protest works, Shdemot: Cultural Forum of the Kibbutz Movement, 103-104
1983 - "Red Snow," color photographs, sculptural & graphic elements, 6 1/4 Gallery, Haifa, Israel
          - "Red Snow," color photographs, sculptural & graphic elements, Nora Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
1980 - B/W photographs, Museum of Art, Ein Harod, Israel
          - B/W photographs, Sof Hasdera Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1979 - "A Woman I Loved," b/w photographs, Graphica 3 Gallery, Haifa, Israel
1975 - Photographs and screenprints, The Wilfrid Israel Museum of Oriental Art, Kibbutz Hazorea, Israel
1972 - Traveling exhibition as part of the "Arts Integration" project


Selected Group Exhibitions

2008 - "Nowhere," Pyramida Center for Contemporary Art, Haifa, Israel
2000 - "Artist-Teacher," The Art Institute Gallery, Oranim College, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
1995 - "Art and Industry," Jerusalem International Convention Center, Israel
1994 - "Art Focus," The Art Institute Gallery, Oranim College, Kiryat Tivon, Israel
1990 - "Selected Acquisitions," Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
1988 - "Photographers and Artists against Israel’s Strong Hand Policy," Camera Obscura Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1981 - International Photography Festival, Ayala Museum, Manila, Philippines (on behalf of the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs)
1980 - "4x4," Hakibbutz Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1979 - "Israeli Photography: Selected Acquisitions," Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
          - "Israel in the Israelis' Eyes," Beit Ariela Cultural Center, Tel Aviv, Israel





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