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Pesi Girsch  -   bio
          1954  

          1968

Since 1986,

Since 1992,

Born in Munich, Germany;

Imigration to Israel;

teaches photography at "Wizo France Art Highschool".

teaches photography at the Art Department,   Haifa University, Israel.

 

Art Studies

1969 - 74

1972 - 74

1974 - 77

1982 - 87

 

Sculpture, with Rudi Lehmann, Givatayim, Israel

Drawing, with Prof. Joseph Schwartzman (Meisterschuler of Kathe Kollwitz),   Tel Aviv

Sculpture, in the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich

Photography and Teaching Certificate, the Art Teachers' Training College, Ramat-Hasharon, Israel

 

Selected   One-Artist Exhibitions
1988

1992

1994

1998

 

1998

2001

 

 

2003

Goethe Institute, Tel Aviv (Catalogue)

"The Aura of the Photographed", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (Catalogue)

Edition Gallery Wegmann, Grafing/Munich (Catalogue)

"If one day in Purim, everybody by chance will disguise into Orthodox, will the

Messiah come?"  (The Israeli Season), Gallery "Passage de Retz", Paris

Nelly Aman Gallery, Tel Aviv

Nelly Aman Gallery, Tel Aviv

"Natures Mortes", the Art Gallery, Kibbutz Lohamey Hageta'ot, Israel

"Natures Mortes", Michael Hasenclever Gallery, Munich

"Natures Mortes", Landesmuseum Oldenburg, Germany

"Ritual Fringes" Fred Jahn Gallery

Retrospective, Michael Hasenclever Gallery, Munich

Retrospective, Municipal Gallery, Munster, Germany

 

Selected Group Exhibitions
1989

1989

1989

1991

1992

1993

1994-7

1995

1998

1998

1998

1999

 

2000

"The Body", Haifa Museum of Modern Art, Israel

America-Israel Culture Foundation Grant Awards, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Young Artist  Awards, Museum of Israeli Art,  Ramat-Gan,  Israel

"Sight and Vision", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

"Patterns of Jewish life", Martin Gropius Museum, Berlin

"The Range of Realism", Tel Aviv Museum of Art

"Photography  in Israel", Israel Museum Touring Exhibition in Europe and USA

"The Other Side of Beauty", Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn

"Condition Report - Photography in Israel Today", The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

"Female Artists in Israeli Art - Five Decades", Haifa Museum of Modern Art, Israel

"After Rabin,  New Art from Israel", The Jewish Museum, New-York

"identity and Environment" International Photo Exhibition, The Museum of

Contemporary Art/Ludwig Museum Budapest, Hungary

"Ladies and Gentlemen" Contemporary Israeli Art: Recipients of 1999 Museum Prizes, Works from the Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art

"America Israel Cultural Foundation Grant Awards", Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat - Gan, Israel.

"Language of light and Shadow: Israeli Artists in Moscow", Artists Center, Moscow

"Between the Mountain and the Sea", Municipal Museum, Haifa, Israel

 

 

Awards

1988

1989

1989

1989

1996

1999

 

1999

2001

 

America - Israel Cultural Foundation Grant

Ministry of Education and Culture, Young Artist Prize

The Israel Museum, Gerard Levy Award for The young photographer of the year

America - Israel Cultural Foundation Grant

Scholarship of the D A A D (German Academic Artists Exchange Service), Berlin

Haddassa and Raphael Klachkin Award for Excellence in the Plastic Arts,

America-Israel Cultural Foundation, Tel-Aviv

The Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Leon Constantiner Photography award for an Israeli Artist.

Painters & Sculptures Association, the Eli Asherov Memorial Award.

Ministry of Culture, Science  & Sports, Selected Artist Award (Catalogue).

 

 

Selected Public and Private Collections
The Israel Museum,  Jerusalem

Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Kunst Museum  Bonn

Staatsgalerie  Stuttgart, Germany

Jewish Museum New York

Private collections in USA, France, Israel, Germany, Australia

 

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