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Noa Yafe

Born 1978 in Israel, lives and works in Tel Aviv.


Noa Yafe received her BFA from HaMidrasha School of Art at Beit Berl, where she also completed her post-graduate studies in 2012. Her solo exhibitions include venues such as CCA Tel Aviv, MoBY (Museums of Bat Yam), and RawArt Gallery in Tel Aviv. Yafe's works have been exhibited in various group exhibitions around the world, among them the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien in Berlin, Tel Aviv University Gallery, Primary Projects in Miami, Artists' House in Jerusalem, the Tel Aviv Artists' Studios, Hamidrasha Gallery in Tel Aviv, Bat Yam International Biennale of Landscape Urbanism, Minshar Gallery in Tel Aviv, and Paint Box Gallery in New York. Yafe is the recipient of several scholarships and awards, including the Artis grant and the Young Artist Scholarship from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Her works can be found in public and private collections, including those of the Israel Museum and the Tel Aviv Museum of Art. An artist book, edited by Joshua Simon, has recently been published by Mousse Publishing.

Education

2010-2012 Advanced Studies in Fine Arts, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl

2004-2006 BFA, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl

2003-2004, School of Visual Arts, New York City, New York


Solo Exhibitions

2021-2022 White Feather, RawArt gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Maya Bamberger

2019 Revulsion, Artists' Studios, Tel Aviv

2018 Beyond the Distance - A Distance, RawArt Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Leah Abir

2017 The Red Star (part of "The Kids Want Communism), Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2017 The Perfect Crime, CCA, Tel Aviv

2016 The Shadow, RawArt Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Leah Abir

2016 The Red Star (part of "The Kids Want Communism), MoBY - Museums of Bat Yam, Bat Yam

2012 Midaya, Bat Yam Museum, Bat Yam, Graduate Exhibition

2007 Pudding, D&A Gallery for Contemporary Photography, Tel Aviv


Group Exhibitions

2020 Shutters and Stairs, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, curated by: Aya Miron

2020 Dissidents, Foun Tain, Tel Aviv, curated by: Guyguy Assif, Ahal Eden, Moshe Yamo

2019 Raw Art, RawArt Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Maya Bamberger

2019 Impersonating Myself / Becoming Myself, ShanghaiTech University, Shanghai, curated by: Shoshan Brosh-Vaitz and Zhang Fang

2018 Collection Exhibition, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

2018 Nightfall, Artists' Studios, Tel Aviv, curated by: Jasmin Vardi and Lia Tzigler

2018 Collection Exhibition, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

2017 The Kids Want Communism, Kunstraum Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany, curated by: Joshua Simon

2017 Cats and Dogs, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

2016 The Kids Want Communism, MoBY, Bat Yam

2014 Fresh Paint Art Fair, Tel Aviv

2014 Crop, Artists Studios, Jerusalem

2013 Goods, MoBY - Museums of Bat Yam, Bat Yam

2012 The Big Mezonith, Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012 Salon de Notre Societe, Primery Projects gallery, Miami, Florida

2011 Monkeys, Nine People, Allenby Passage, Tel Aviv

2010 After Sunrise, 39 Gallery, Tel Aviv

2009 D.Z 34, Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv

2008 Close to Home, Bat Yam International Biennale of Landscape Urbanism

2007 Artic 9, Genia Schreiber University Gallery, Tel Aviv

2007 Pornography, My Love, Beit Ha`amanim, Tel Aviv

2007 Engine, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv

2005 From the Heart, Calisher Gallery, Tel Aviv

2004 Down, Paint Box Gallery, New York City, New York


Grants & Awards

2017 Project Grant, Artis

2017 Catalogue Grant, Mifal HaPais (Israeli Lottery Council for Culture)

2017 Catalogue Grant, Rabinovich Foundation

2011 The Igal Zak Honorary Grant, Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl

2009 Honorable Mention of the International Photography Awards,

2006-2007 Young Artist Scholarship, Keren Sharet, America Israel Cultural Foundation


Residencies & Fellowships

2021 Artist Incubators, Mifal HaPais, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art

2013 Cite des Arts, Paris, France


Press

2022 Avi Pitchon, A review of Noa Yafe's solo exhibition White Feather, Haaretz, 07/01/22, (Heb)

2019 Ouzi Zur, A review of Noa Yafe's solo exhibition Revulsion, Haaretz, 30/04/19, (Heb)


Publications by the Artist

2020 Beyond the Distance - A Distance, Mousse Publishing, (EN)



Collections

Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Private collections