Curated Artist Registry

The White Columns Curated Artist Registry is an online catalog of digital images documenting the work of artists who are not affiliated with a commercial gallery in New York City. Each submission is reviewed by our curatorial staff; in order to be considered for the registry, one must submit work digitally via this website.

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Updated: 2017-01-19 02:19:15

RESUME

Guy Ben-Ari (born 1984 in Tel-Aviv, Israel) lives and works in New York City. He is a current Artist in Residence at the Triangle Residency in Brooklyn and a recent resident artist at the Keyholder Residency Program at the Lower East Side Printshop in New York. Guy is a SIP Award recipient from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Program at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, and a recent Artist-in-Residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace Program, New York. Ben-Ari received his MFA from Columbia University's School of the Arts in 2011, and his BFA with honors from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem in 2009, where he received the Presser Award for Excellence in Painting. In 2008, Ben-Ari was selected for the Exchange Program for Merit Students to study Painting at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London.

Ben-Ari's recent solo exhibitions were held at Scaramouche, NY, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, and Hamidrasha Gallery in Tel-Aviv. His work has been featured in exhibitions in New York City at Thierry Goldberg, Smack Mellon, Denny Gallery, The Jewish Museum, Fisher Landau Center for Art, and SculptureCenter.
 

EDUCATION
2011 - MFA - Visual Arts, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York, NY
2009 - BFA with honors - Fine Art Department, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel
2008 - Exchange Program for Merit Students - Slade School of Fine Art, London, UK

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013 - Out of Sight, Scaramouche, New York, NY
2012 - Yes to Burning Eyes, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2012 - The Time Element, Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Of the People, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
The Split between the Eye and the Gaze, Kunstraum Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Risk, TNC Gallery, New York, NY
2015
Alone Together, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
Published by the Artist, International Print Center New York, New York, NY
On the Inner and Outer Self, Openings, New York, NY
SIP Fellowship Show: Recent Work, Blackburn 20/20, New York, NY
In Response: Repetition and Difference, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Respond, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
2014
Share This! Appropriation After Cynicism, Denny Gallery, New York, NY
Small Goods, Project 722, Brooklyn, NY
Dutch Courage, 48 Stunden Neukölln, Berlin, Germany
Icons of Liberation, The Church of St. Luke in the Fields, New York, NY
LMCC Autumn Art Auction, William Holman Gallery, New York, NY
Correspondence, PS Hudson, Catskill, NY
Episode 8, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Thanks, Lu Magnus, New York, NY
Tracing the Fish Bladder, Radiator Gallery, Queens, NY
Constellations, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn, NY
Fruit and Vegetable Stand, a project by Paul Branca, Long Island City, NY
Gongju International Art Exhibition, LimLip Art Museum, Gongju, South Korea
Plaster, Jaffa Art Salon, Tel Aviv, Israel
2012
The Dorian Project, SecondGuest, New York, NY
LIC Block Party, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Home Goods, CTSQ Gallery, Queens, NY
The Dorian Project, Ana Cristea Gallery, New York, NY
Potential Imagery, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
Aporetics, Postcrypt Gallery, New York, NY
Wet Paint, Zhou B. Art Center, Chicago, IL
Return to Rattlesnake Mountain, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
Ordinary, Shenkar Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
There're Meatballs in the Fridge, Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
2011
Columbia MFA Thesis Show, Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York, NY
Tigers in Red Weather, The LeRoy Nieman Gallery, New York, NY
Executions, Minshar Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Shelf Life, Postcrypt Gallery, New York, NY
Exprist Painting Show, Bob Pavilion, New York, NY
2010
Durer's Rhinoceros, The LeRoy Nieman Gallery, New York, NY
Here We Aren't, So Quickly, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
B-Sides, 6-8 Months Project Space, New York, NY
Two Baker's Dozens and a Bonus Bialy, Miriam & Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, New York, NY
De Ja Vu, Postcrypt Gallery, New York, NY
ExpandTheRoom, SPIN Magazine, New York, NY
Bread and Roses, Minshar Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Sleep Paralysis, KG45 Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Summer Show, P8 Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Imagination, Bank Hapoalim building, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2009
International Painting Seminar Exhibition, Torre Canavese Gallery, Torre Canavese, Italy
Search Engines, Dollinger Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
BART.L.V., P8 Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Secret Art, Leumi Building, Tel-Aviv, Israel
The Other Side, Lev Ha'ir Building, Herzelia, Israel
B.F.A. Graduation Exhibition, Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem, Israel
Painting, Irroni Ramle & Ofakim Station Gallery, Ofakim/Ramle, Israel
A City Revealed, Mesilat Yesharim Tel-Aviv, Israel
2008
A Different Screen, On the Seam Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Covering the Sun, Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
TrashCountryBilliz, Comfort 13, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2007
One Night in Barbur, Barbur Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
Wall Painting, Main Hall, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel
2006
Workshop, The Jerusalem Artists House Cellar, Jerusalem, Israel

AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2016 - Artist in Residence, Triangle Residency Program, Triangle Arts Association, Brooklyn, NY
2015 - Artist in Residence, Keyholder Residency Program, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY
2014 - Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop SIP Award, The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY
2014 - Artist in Residence, International Artists Residency Program, NARS Foundation , Brooklyn, NY
2013 - Visiting Scholar, Steinhardt School of Education, Culture, and Human Resources, NYU, New York
2013 - Artist in Residence, Workspace Residency, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York, NY
2011 - Artis Project Grant, Artis Contemporary Israeli Art Fund, New York, NY
2011 - Artist in Residence, The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
2009-11 - Artis Fellowship, Columbia University School of the Arts, New York, NY
2009 - Lauren and Mitchell Presser Award for Excellence in Painting, Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem

CURATORIAL PROJECTS
2014 - Waiting Room, This Red Door at Kunsthalle Galapagos, New York, NY (Co-curated with Leah Wolff)
2012 - Man on Fire, published by Meta Meta Meta LLC, New York, NY (curator)
2010 - Durer's Rhinoceros, The LeRoy Nieman Gallery, New York, NY (Co-curated with Leah Wolff)
2010 - B-Sides, 6-8 Months Project Space, NY (Co-produced with Leah Wolff)
2009 - Two Twenty Two, group exhibition, 22 Shtaim St.,Tel Aviv, Israel (curator)
2008- Multispace Art Event, Jerusalem, Israel (Co-curated with Ruslana Lichtzier)
2008- Aftershock, Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem, Israel (Co-curated with Ruslana Lichtzier and Elad Rosen)

PUBLICATIONS
2016
Eric Sutphin, Guy Ben-Ari: Democracy Soup, artist's book, Meta Meta Meta, LLC, New York, NY, June 2016
Raymond Queneau, Exercises in Style (Cover image), Translated by Rotem Atar, Jerusalem, July 2016
2015
Theresa Hioki, Another Strong Year for In Response, The Jewish Museum Blog, New York, NY, May 29, 2015
2014
On Silences and Acts of Silencing, The Protocols, Issue 29, Bezalel's History & Theory Department,  Jan 2013, Jerusalem
AICF America Israel Culture Foundation poster, 75th anniversary commemorative. Image: Lamp, 2014
2013
Josefina Ayerza (Ed.), Symptom, Art After Lacan [Image], Issue 14, July 2013
Gongju International Art Exhibition Catalog, LimLip Art Museum, Gongju, South Korea
Daniele Ugolini, Guy Ben-Ari: Out of Sight, exhibition catalog, Scaramouche, New York, NY 2013
2012
Nayia Moysidis (Ed.), Writer's Bloq Quarterly No. 1 (Cover image), New York, NY, Dec. 2012
Kerry Downey and Angela Beallor, Knuckles to Fists, A Blade of Grass, New York, NY, Aug 2012
Ilan Cohen and Quang Bao, The Dorian Project, SecondGuest, New York, NY, Fall 2012
Boaz Arad, Guy Ben-Ari: The Time Element, exhibition catalog, Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, 2012
2011
Fia Backström, Conversation Extracts, Borderless Bastards, Moderna Museet, Sternberg Press
Daniel Leuwers (Ed.), "Les Tres Riches Heures du Livre Pauvre", Gallimard, "Mythite", p. 185.
Yekutieli, Adi, "Time Loops", Ocean Breeze Exhibition Catalog, Israel, 2011. p.138
New American Paintings, Issue No. 93 MFA Annual, Open Studios Press
Ktovet - Poetry magazine (cover+all images), Issue #4, June 2011
2010
De Ja Vu, exhibition catalog, Postcrypt Gallery, New York, NY
Durer's Rhinoceros, exhibition catalog, The LeRoy Nieman Gallery, New York, NY
Fresh Paint, TimeOut Tel-Aviv magazine, Tel-Aviv, Israel (front cover image)
Secret Art, exhibition catalog, Leumi Building, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Bank Leumi Art Collection catalog, Tel-Aviv, Israel
2009
Execution Series, Virtual exhibition, Bezalel's History and Theory Department's Protocols
Secret Art, exhibition catalog, Leumi Building, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Ktovet - Poetry magazine (images), Issue #1, July 2009 (page 63, 153, 174)

BIBLIOGRAPHY
2016
Judith Selkowitz, Fresh Talent in NYC Summer Shows, ArtSmart News, July 2016
2015
Rachel MacFarlane & Nora Rodriguez, "Studio visit: Guy Ben-Ari, Painter", Studio Beat, New York, 4/21
Priya Singh, "In the Studio with Guy Ben-Ari", Perpetual Solipsism, 6/7
2013
Howard Halle, "Ten Art Exhibitions You Should See", TimeOut New York, 3/22
Hillary Casavant, "30 Under Thirty", Art Business News, Summer issue
"Guy Ben-Ari: Out of Sight", Art Section, Wall Street International, 2/27
2012
Guy Ben-Ari, "Reprojections", SculptureCenter Tumblr, September 8-10
Yasmin Shemesh, "Artist on Wall Street", Yediot America, 7/19, p. 4
Uzi Zur, Closing One Eye, “Deep into the Painting”, Haaretz, 3/30
To See and Be Seen, “Avi Sabach to Visit Guy Ben-Ari's Show”, Haaretz, 3/8
Ellie Armon Azoulay, "Art in the Internet age", Haaretz.com, 3/8
Roberta Fallon, "Vox's four January artists – Investigators of things great and small", TheArtBlog.org, 1/31
2010
Peter Brock, "Guy Ben-Ari & Leah Wolff, Guleah", ARTonAIR Interviews, www.ArtOnAir.org, 10/12
Erin Tireses, "Here We Aren't, So Quickly" at Thierry Goldberg Projects, Gallery Crawl, 7/10
Andrew Russeth, "In New York: Gallery Openings this Weekend", Artinfo.com 07/15
2009
Dana Gilerman, "Teudat Bagrut: Overdraft", Calcalist, 19.07.09
2008
Yaniv Yehuda-Aiger, "In the Boundaries of Reason: Israeli Art World Predictions", NRG.co.il, 9/26
Ruti Direktor, "Weekend Recommended", RutiDirektorNow (Blog), 8/22
Ido Rosen, "Multispace Art Event in Jerusalem", Galatz On-Line 8/18
Chagit Peleg-Rotem, "Art in the Streets of Jerusalem", Globes newspaper, 8/17
Liron Koren, "Multispace is taking over Jerusalem", Mouse On-Line, 8/17

TEACHING
2015
Visiting Artist, In The Making: Leah Wolff, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2014
Visiting Artist, Painting: Professor Nicole Wittenberg, New York Studio School, New York, NY
Visiting Artist, Painting Critique, Bruce High Quality Foundation University, New York, NY
2013
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Painting I, Columbia University, School of the Arts, New York, NY
Visiting Scholar, Steinhardt School of Education, Culture, and Human Resources (Arts), NYU
Visiting Artist, Dept. of Fine Arts, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel
Visiting Artist, Dept. of Multidisciplinary Art, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design, Israel
2012
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Basic Drawing, Columbia University, School of the Arts, NY
2010
Teacher, Local Sites of Contemporary Art: CA/T INTRO Class, Columbia University, NY
Teacher, Art in Context: CA/T INTRO Class, Columbia University, School of the Arts, NY
Teaching Assistant, Drawing I: Professor Natalie Beall, Columbia University, School of the Arts, NY
2009
Teaching Assistant, Painting I: Professor Emily Smith, Columbia University, School of the Arts, NY
2005
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Printmaking: Professor Morris Kahan, Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem




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