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Rakefet Viner Omer

Born 1965 in Israel, lives and works in Tel Aviv.


Painter, born in 1965, lives and works in Tel Aviv.

Rakefet Viner Omer Holds a BA in psychology and film (1990), a diploma in art from the
Beit Berl Art College (2000), a degree in art therapy from the Beit Berl Art College
(1993) and an MFA in art from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design (2007).
Viner Omer Has had solo exhibitions at Rawart Gallery, the Teddy Artists' Gallery,
Jerusalem (2018), Nulovaz Gallery (2017),I.A.I.L.A Los Angeles (curated by Sagi Rafael
2017), Feinberg Projects (2014), Beit Kenner Municipal Gallery, Rishon Lezion (2013),
Tabi Gallery (2011), Jerusalem Artists 'House (Meron Sima Prize Exhibition 2010),
Kibbutz Gallery (curated by Yael Kaney 2010), Tel Aviv Artists' Workshops (2009),and
Janko Dada Museum (2005).
Her work has also been shown in many group exhibitions in venues such as Nahum
Gutman Museum, Haifa Museum of Art, Jerusalem print Workshop, Artists' House In
Tel Aviv, the project room at Sommer Gallery, Hanina Gallery, Shai Arieh Gallery, Sapir
College Art School Gallery, Tirosh Gallery, Santa Barbara Gallery USA, Nordart - the
Israeli pavilion in Germany, Kassel Industrial Park in Germany and more.
Rakefet is the winner of the Ministry of Culture Award(2008) and the Meron Sima
Award (2010). Her works can be found in various collections such as Bank Leumi, the
Mishkan for Art in Ein Harod and private collections such as Mitchell Presser, Yossi
saban, Oded Shatil, Serge Tirosh and more.

Education

2017-2020 lecturer at, Sapir college, Sderot, Israel

2005-2007 MFA, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

1996-2000 Certificate Studies, Beit Berl Art College, Kfar Saba, Israel

1990-1993 Art Therapy Studies, Beit Berl College, Kfar Saba, Israel

1986-1990 BA Psychology and Cinema, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel


Solo Exhibitions

2022 Golden Sweat, Rawart Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, curated by: Shlomit Breuer (Catalog)

2019 Supermarket (due show), Nolobaz Gallery Pavilion, Stockholm, Sweden

2018 Buses at Sea, The New Gallery Artists‘ studios Teddi, Jerusalem, Israel, curated by: Tamar Gispan

2017 Jeff And Dad, Nulobaz Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Sharon Fadida

2017 Tomorrow we’ll eat vegetables, I.A.I.L.A, Los Angeles, U.S, curated by: Sagi Refael

2014 Hand & Tongue, Feinberg Projects Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, curated by: Yham Hameiri

2013 Bell Jar, Feinberg Projects | Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, curated by: Yham Hameiri

2011 Miron Sima Prize Exhibition, Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Israel, curated by: Ruth zadka

2011 dlot uoy os, Tavi Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Sagi Refael

2010 Ha’peh shel Hagveret Noon (Mrs. Noon’s Mouth), Ha'Kibbutz gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, curated by: Yael Kainy

2010 A Happy New Year, Shay Arye Gallery, Tel Aviv

2009 Haverim Dimioni’im (Imaginary Friends), Arists’ workshops, Tel Aviv, Israel, curated by: Vered Zafran Gani

2007 ?Do You Think Art Should Be So Direct, Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel, curated by: Raya Zommer

2003 Kidai Le’isha Lesarev Lalecht Lemokomot (Women Must Refuse to Go to Work), Salon Mazal, Tel Aviv, Israel, curated by: Orly Malca


Selected Group Exhibitions

2022 Curse, The Artists' House Rishon LeTziyon, Rishon LeTziyon, curated by: Hagit Unamni Rubinstein

2021 Sub Culture, LGBTQ Center Gan Meir , Demolition Festival, curated by: Oz Mall & Le Mizrahi

2021 Are There Prophets in Their Home Town, Rehovot Municipal Art Gallery, Rehovot, curated by: Keren Weisshaus

2021 Outside of the Box 3, Old Jaffa (Mazal Dagim), Tel Aviv, curated by: Ido Cohen

2020 Internally: Emotional Landscapes From Israel, UCS Hille Art Gallery, Los Angeles, curated by: Sagi Refael

2020 Garden of Three, Nulobaz Gallery, Tel Aviv

2020 50 Shades of Yellow, Hazul Gallery, Netanya, curated by: Guy Morag

2020 Fluidity Mechanics, Menahem Gutman Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Monica Lava

2020 In Her Incarnations, Jerusalem Print Workshop, curated by: Irena Gordon

2020 The Sky Fell on Me, Sapir College Gallery, curated by: Dr. Ziva Yalin & Fourth Year Students

2020 Outside of the Box, Old Jaffa (Mazal Dagim), Tel Aviv- Jaffa, curated by: Liav Mizrahi

2019 Crimes and Minor Felonies, The Artists' House, Tel Aviv, curated by: Nitza Peri

2019 Large Painting of Worried Women, Hanina Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Rakefet Viner Omer & Shira Gepstein Moshvkovitzz

2019 Out of the Box 1, Old Jaffa (Mazal Dagim, Tel Aviv Jaffa, curated by: Liav Mizrachi & Yale Rozin

2018 70, 70, 70, Santa Barbara Gallery, USA, curated by: Carmit Blumenzon

2017 Handkerchief and Powder, Nulobaz Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Rakefet Viner Omer & Hagit Unamni Rubenstein

2016 Nordart, Nordart- The Israeli Pavilion, Germany, curated by: Carmity

2015 Bones Brigade: Works from the Tiroche DeLeon Collection, curated by: Shai Dobjinsky

2013 The Chicago Triangle, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, curated by: Ruth Direktor

2012 Transmission, Kassel Industry Park, Germany

2011 Crimson Peels, Jerusalem Print Workshop, Jerusalem, curated by: Naomi Tannhauser & Irina Gordon

2010 Longing, Bait Banamal, Tel Aviv, curated by: Dana Gillerman

2010 Intermediate Station, Four Artists, Hatahana, Tel Aviv, curated by: Sagi Refael

2010 Intermeiate Station, Four Artists, Hatahana

2010 Intermediate Station, Four Artists , Hatahana, Tel Aviv, curated by: Sagi Rafael

2010 Longing- Israel-Spain Video Anthology, Shay Arye Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Javier Garcia Puerto & Arie Franko

2010 Decadence, Sommer Contemporary Art Gallery- Projects Room, Tel Aviv, curated by: Sagi Refael

2010 Small Adults, Shay Ayre Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Sagi Refael

2009 Factory, Ben Ari Museum of Art, Bat Yam, curated by: Milana Gitzin Adiram & Lea Abir

2009 My Camp, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Liav mizrahi

2009 Wild Exaggeration: The Grotesque Body in Present Day Art, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, curated by: Tami Katz Freeman

2009 Sex/ Logi, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Sari Golan

2009 Cockeye- Male Nude in Contemporary Israeli Art, Gal-On Art Space, Tel Aviv, curated by: Sagi Refael

2008 Sh'lo Nida (God Forbid), Shay Arye Gallery, Tel Aviv, Ben Tzur

2008 Winners- Ministry of Education, Culture and Sport , Art and Design Award, Museum of Art Ein Harod, Ein Harod, curated by: Galia Bar Or

2008 Art of Emergency, Artnueland, Berlin, Germany

2008 Night and Day, Gilit Fisher Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Gilit Fisher

2007 Under the Sun, Gilit Fisher Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: GIlit Fisher

2007 The Arches of Southwark, Act Art Festival, London, UK, curated by: Oliver Frost & Mark Massive

2007 007 - MFA Graduation Show, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Tel Aviv

2005 Prostituea, Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv, curated by: Doron Rabina

2005 Wounds and Bandages, Um Al -Fahm Gallery, Um Al- Fahm, curated by: Effi Gen

2004 Omanut Ha'Aretz (Art of the Land), Reading Power Station, Tel Aviv, curated by: Ruti Direktor

2003 Omanut Ha'aretz (Art of the Land), Reading Power Station, Tel Aviv, curated by: Ruti Direktor

2000 International Biennele of Art, Nimes, France

1999 Aryeh Aroch ( A Long Lion), Peer- Hamidrasha, Tel Aviv, curated by: Guy Ben Nur


Grants & Awards

2010 Miron Sima VIsual Arts Award, Artists' House Jerusalem, (Judges: (Amitai Mendelson, Galia Bar Or, Alex Kremer

2008 The Ministry of Education Culture and Sport,


Press

2022 Ouzi Zur, A Review of Rekefet Viner Omer's solo exhibiton, Golden Sweat, Haaretz, 5.5.2022, (Heb)


Publications by the Artist

2022 Golden Sweat Exhibition Catalogue, Tel Aviv, Curated by Shlomit Breuer , Texts by Shlomit Breuer and Anat Mandil. Designed by Noa Schwartz

2011 doit ouy os,

2009 Imaginary Friends,

2005 Do You Think Art Should Exist?,


Collections

Private collections