ABOUT

Evgeny Merman is a multimedia artist, born in Kiev. Ukraine. Currently, lives and works in Tel Aviv. Israel.

Started his art education in Kiev Art School and Kiev Academia of Fine Art.

In late 90s after studying at New York’s School of Visual Arts (SVA) and living in New York and Hong Kong, Evgeny Merman moved back to Israel, where he pursues his artistic career. Considering himself a neo-expressionist, he aims to capture moments of life, people, stories and fragments of visual information in his oil paintings. He transforms images from the real world as they pass through him, becoming his silent testimony.

His works has been exhibited in several solo exhibitions and group shows in Israel, Ukraine, Germany and Hong Kong and are part of the collection of the Jerusalem Municipality Collection, MACT / Modern Arte Contemporanea Museum, Ticino, Switzerland, Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Resource Centre.

Award – 2019 – 1st Prize at 33th Kyoto Art Festival, International Juried Exhibition of Art, Japan.

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Exhibition 

Selected Exhibitions and projects:
– “Bilder Atlas”. Tsekh Gallery, Kiev, solo exhibition, 2019.
– “Territories”. MACT / Museum and Center of Contemporary Art, Ticino. Switzerland, 2019.
– “Bunker” Berlin/Tel Aviv. Abraham Hostel Gallery, solo exhibition, Tel Aviv, 2018.
– “Morte Faschismus. Morte Kommunismus”. The Hong Kong Holocaust and Tolerance Resource Centre. Hong Kong, solo exhibition, 2016.
- "Young Israeli video artists". Podewil Contemporary Art Festival, Berlin. Germany.
"Que Viva Cuba" , (1998), 2:21 min., 1998.
- "Last Hero". Gallery Camera Obscure. solo exhibition, Tel Aviv. Israel,1997.
– Tel Hai Museum, Upper Galilee, Group exhibition, 1997.
– “Station transformation” project, group show, Tel Aviv, 1995.
– "Concerning the spiritual in art, W. Kandinsky”, Jerusalem's Municipal gallery, solo exhibition 1995.
– "Dreams about Punt", Sara Conforti Gallery, solo exhibition, Tel Aviv, 1995.

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