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Dana Nechmad

Born 1985 in Israel, lives and works in Tel Aviv.


 

Dana Nechmad is an interdisciplinary artist working with painting, drawing, embroidery and video. She is interested in moments of emotional threshold. Through figurative, abstract and textual gestures, Nechmad brings to the surface internal marks experienced within the body.

 

 

Nechmad holds an MFA in painting  from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2018), an MA in Philosophy from the Tel Aviv University (2014), and a BFA in Fine Art from the Libera Academia di belle Arti, Florence, Italy (2010). She is a recipient of the New Artist Society Merit Scholarship, The Earl and Brenda Shapiro Center for Research and Collaboration grant and New American Painting #131.

 

 

Education

2016-2018 MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

2015 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Post-Baccalaureate in Painting and drawing, Chicago, Illinois

2012-2014 MA in Philosophy, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv

2007-2010 BFA in Painting, Libera Accademia di Belle Arti (L.A.B.A), Florence, Italy


Solo Exhibitions

2022 Mother and Child, Almacen, Jaffa

2022 Solo Exhibition, Loushy Art & Projects, Tel Aviv

2019 In Tension, The Bee in the Lion Gallery, New York, USA

2011 Stealth Units, Vila Dallal, Neve Tzedek, Tel Aviv


Group Exhibitions

2022 The Big Embroidery, Al HaTzuk Gallery, Netanya, curated by: Adi Yekutieli

2021 Fresh Paint Art Fair, Artists' Greenhouse, Tel Aviv

2019 Take Care, Ground Level Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

2019 Our Elements, Lower East Side Girls Club, New York, USA

2019 Pen Incest, 062 Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

2019 I am you Venus, The Bee in the Lion Gallery, New York, USA

2019 Woman, Womyn, Womxn, Detroit Art Week, Trumbull and Porter Hotel, Detroit, MI, USA

2018 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL, USA

2017 Reunion II, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

2017 Netflix and Chill, Apartment Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

2017 Declarations of Contemporary, Hairpin Arts Center, Chicago, IL, USA

2017 Who is She?, DFBRL8R Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA, curated by: Kristen Leenaars

2016 One in Herself, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago,

2015 Bad Painting, SAIC Open Studio Night, Chicago, IL

2015 Bad Painting, SAIC Open Studio Night, Chicago, IL

2014 For Your Eyes Only, Hecht House, Haifa, curated by: Moti Harari

2014 For Your Eyes Only, Hecht House, Haifa, curated by: Moti Harari

2013 Face Off, Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Adi Gura

2013 Inside the Whale, The Container, Jaffa

2012, Reid Hall, Paris, France, curated by: Gregory Amenoff

2012 Art of the Heart, Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer, curated by: Smadarf Shefi

2012, Reid Hall, Paris, France, curated by: Gregory Amenoff

2011 Pintzeta, Tel Aviv, curated by: Yael Braun

2011, NATAL Organization, Tel Aviv, curated by: Tamar Dresdner

2010 The Museum Windows, Ramat Aviv

2009, Sei DIvino, Florence, Italy


Screenings

2018 Mooving Image, Lithium Gallery, Chicago, IL

2016 CHICAGQ, Chicago IL & Gois/coimbra Portugal

2016 Art Video International Festival, Jerusalem


Grants & Awards

2019 The Earl and Brenda Shapiro Center for Research and Collaboration Grant,

2016-2018 New Artist Society Merit Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2011 First prize at the Merilyncomparetto international online competition,


Press

2021 Sharon Golan Meiri, Mako Culture, Mako, 21.10.21, (HEB)

2019, Interview, ODDA Magazine, Issue #17: Connections

2018, Studio Visit Magazine, Volume 41

2018, Interview, ADF Magazine, 24.7.2018, (Japanese)

2018, Meet Dana Nechmad in Loop, Voyage Chicago, 24.7.2018, (Japanese)

2017, New American Painting;Juried Exhibition in Print, Issue #131


Publications by the Artist

2019 Take Care, Ground Level Platform, Chicago, IL, Ed. Luna Goldberg

2017 Dubi Shiff Art Collection & Permanent Exhibition Catalog, Tel Aviv, Iris Barak


Collections

Dubi ShiffArt Collection

Joan Flash Artist Book Collection

John M. Flaxman Library

LunArt Collection

Private Collections

Rappaport Family Collection

Private collections