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Keren Gueller

Born 1976 in Israel, lives and works in Tel Aviv.


Gueller is a 2003 MFA graduate of the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design and The Hebrew University in Jerusalem. Gueller creates experimental video works, sculptures and installations, which explore human and animal behavior, as well as its surroundings. Gueller has had solo exhibitions at Haifa Museum, Kfar Saba City Gallery, Kav 16 Community Gallery in Tel Aviv, and Tmuna Theatre Gallery in Tel Aviv. Her work has also been exhibited in various group exhibitions at The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, MoBY (Museums of Bat Yam), Kulturhuset Stockholm, Haifa Museum of Art, and at The Video Art Festival in Berlin, among others. Gueller was awarded several prizes, including Young Artist Award from the Israeli Ministry of Culture and Sports, a Project Grant from Tel Aviv municipality, a Graduate Scholarship in Art from America-Israel Culture Foundation, and Osnat Mozes Scholarship for Excellence in the Arts from Hamidrasha Faculty of Arts. Gueller is also an active lecturer in art, art education and experimental film at Tel Aviv University and at Hamidrasha Art School, Beit Berl College.

Education

2003-2005 MFA, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Tel Aviv, in cooperation with The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

1997-2001 B.Ed. with honors, Hamidrasha Faculty of Arts, Beit Berl College, Beit Berl


Solo Exhibitions

2019 Coral, RawArt Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Leah Abir

2016 Florence Syndrom, RawArt Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Leah Abir (Catalog)

2013 Untitled. Home, Kfar Saba City Gallery, curated by: Revital Segev

2011 Opus 24, Line 16 Community Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, curated by: Sally Haftel Naveh

2010 You Have – 60 Seconds, Tmuna Theatre Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Maayan Amir

2008 Costume Party, The gallery, Kibbutz Beeri, curated by: Ziva Yellin

2007 I know what you threw last month, The Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, curated by: Ronit Milano

2006 Happy Holidays 2, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, curated by: Tami Katz-Freiman

2002 Fischzang, Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, curated by: Simcha Shirman and Alona Friedberg


Selected Group Exhibitions

2018 Life Owner, HaMidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Izabella Volovnik, Erez Uzanand and Maya Zehavi

2018 Running in Circles, Parallel, Toronto, Canada

2018 70/70/70, SBCAST: The Santa Barbara Center of Art, Sience and TEchnology, California

2017 Talking Paper, Fresh Paint Art Fair, Hungarian Pavilion

2017 Everyday Stones, RawArt Gallery booth, Art Market Budapest

2017, Zumu Mobile Museum, Yeruham

2016 Color Separation, Basis Gallery, Basis Art School, Herzliya, curated by: Shlomit Breuer

2016 Art School, The Helena Rubinstein Pavilion For Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2015 PLASTER 3, Warehouse 2- Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv

2015 Video Parking, Artplus Hotel, Tel Aviv

2015 Next, Cinematheque, Tel Aviv, Docoaviv Festival

2014 Special Edition, Fresh Paint Art Fair, Tel Aviv

2014 Opening, Hamidrasha Gallery, Faculty of Arts, Beit Berl College

2013 Local Pulse, Zaritsky Artists' House, Tel Aviv

2013 Children's Talk, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art

2012 Working Class, Street Exhibition in the Loving Art, Tel Aviv, Making Art event

2012 Vacuum, RawArt Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012 Bristols, MoBY Museum of Contemporary Art, Bat Yam

2012 Another Place, Reacting Danziger foreign works, Dana Art Gallery, Kibbutz Yad Mordechai

2011 Disruptions, Street Exhibition in the Loving Art, Tel Aviv, Making Art event

2011 Materials Exchange, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon

2011 Singular Crossings, The Artists' Studios – Art Cube Gallery, Jerusalem

2011 Household, Kibbutz Beeri Kibbutz Urim, Tel Aviv

2011 Preview Berlin, International Video Exhibition, Germany

2010 Houses: Failure and Stubbornness, 10 Musrara Mix Festival, Jerusalem

2010 Round - 01, Multi-disciplinary artists complex Art Factory, Bat Yam

2010 Ministry of Culture Award Winners Exhibition, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art

2009 Fresh Paint Art Fair - 02, Hatachana, Tel Aviv

2009 Ghost, Mani House, Tel Aviv

2009 Family Traces, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

2008 Close, Kalisher ,Contemporary Art Center, Tel Aviv

2008 Twosidedness, International Video Exhibition, Kulturhuset Stockholm, Sweden

2008 PostPop, The Israeli Cartoon Museum, Holon

2007 New in the Collection, Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod

2007 The Rear, First Biennial of Contemporary Art, Herzliya

2006 Thoughts on Feminine Autobiography, Hamidrasha Faculty of Arts, Beit Berl College

2006 Mixed Emotions, Haifa Museum of Art

2006 What Turns a Bird to a Bird, Hagra 41 Art Gallery

2006 Haganzach Project, The Israeli Center of Digital Art, Holon

2005 May, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, M.F.A. Graduates Exhibition

2005 Vacation, Rishon Letzion cultural center

2003 Odem Festival, Video Art Program, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

2003 Open Studio, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Exhibition for the M.F.A. program


Grants & Awards

2016 Grant for publication of an artist's book, Beit Berl Academic College

2016 Israeli Lottery Council for Culture and Arts grant,

2016 Outstanding Lecturer Leading Innovation Award, “Hamidrasha” Faculty of Arts, Beit Berl Academic College

2014 Grant in producing experimental videos, New Fund for Cinema and Television

2012 Grant in producing experimental film "Children, dream, language", New Fund for Cinema and Television and "Logi channel"

2011 "Jesse Cohen Project", The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon

2009 Young Artist Award, Ministry of Culture and Sports art and design awards,

2008 Grant in producing experimental videos, "Advertisements breaks", New Fund for Cinema and Television

2007 "Close" Project, Tel Aviv municipality

2006-2007 Graduate Scholarship in Art, America Israel cultural foundation

2005 Scholarship for Art Education, Bezalel Program

2003 Scholarship for Art Education, The Hebrew University, Jerusalem

2001 Osnat Moses Scholarship for Excellence in the Arts, ”Hamidrasha”, Faculty of Arts, Beit Berl College

2000 Scholarship for Excellence in educational achievements, ”Hamidrasha”, Faculty of Arts, Beit Berl Academic College

1999 Scholarship for Excellence in education and teaching, ”Hamidrasha”, Faculty of Arts, Beit Berl Academic College


Press

2016 Keren Goldberg, A review of Keren solo show "Florence Syndrome", Erev Rav, 19.12.16, (Heb)

2016 Anat Barzilai, A review of Keren solo show "Florence Syndrome", Calcalist, 19.12.16, (Heb)

2011 Galia Yahav, A review of Keren solo show "Opus 24", Ha'aretz, 21.11.11, (Heb)

2010 Eli Armon Azoulai, Studio visit, Ha'aretz, 12.11.2010


Collections

Private collections