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Leor Grady

Born in Israel.

Lives and works in Tel Aviv.



2002    BA, Visual Arts, SUNY, Empire State College

1995    School of Visual Theater, Jerusalem,Diploma


Selected Exhibitions

Sex: Jewish Positions, Jewish Museum Berlin
Resilience, Ann + Contemporain, Paris
Spacing, The Lobby Space for Art, Tel Aviv

In this Earth In this Soil, Artport, Tel Aviv
White days, Ramat Hasharon Contemporary Art Gallery (S)
Cut, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv

Play Dead, Artspace  Tel Aviv
As Blue, Ehad Haam 9 Gallery, Tel Aviv (S)

In Another Green, Galerie Romain Roland, Alliance Francaise de Delhi, New Delhi
SIMAN - A Tribute to My Late Father, Gallery 4, Tel Aviv (S)

Haifa Bauhaus – Is There Such a Thing?, Hadarion, Haifa
Back to Artport, Artport gallery, Tel Aviv
Bethlehem, Neve Schechter gallery, Tel Aviv, (S)
Foreign Bodies, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv (S)
Jacqueline Kahanoff: The Levant as a Parable,Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv

Last Chance to See, Petach Tikva Museum of Art
Rina Nikova, Biblica Ballerina, Hacubia Gallery, Jerusalem
The Museum Presents Itself III: Remotely Related, Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Territories Unraveled, Jerusalem Artist’ House, Jerusalem
To The End of Land, National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India
Writing on The Wall, Threshold Gallery, India Art Fair, New Delhi, India

Neo-Monumental, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon 


Tarzan on a Bed Sheet, The Art Workshop, Ramat Eliyahu, Rishon LeZion
Anthem, MFA Gallery of Bezalel Academy
Supernature, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
The Heart is A Lonesome Singer, Ashdod Art Museum, Ashdod
Blueprints I, The Lobby Art Space, Tel Aviv
En Masse: Books Orchestrated, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

Local Compilation, Ashdod Art Museum, Ashdod


Natural Worker, Kibbutz Gallery, Tel Aviv (S)

Stronger Than a Rock, P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv

Textile Territory Text, Mana Contemporary , Jersey City, NJ

Briser La Glace, Magasin Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France

Divagation, Y Gallery, New York, NY

Queering the BibliObject, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY


Txt: art, language, media, The Sugar Hill Children’s Museum of Art & Storytelling NY, NY

Stains and Stampings, Beit Ahoti, Tel Aviv and Nazareth Art Gallery

The Heart Covets all that is Beautiful, STA Gallery, Tel Aviv (S)


Black King, The Lobby Art Space, Tel Aviv (S)

Nonfinito, Artport Gallery, Tel Aviv

Until You Get Out Of My Voice, Ashdod Art Museum, Ashdod

Yeshnan Banot, Kav 16 Gallery, Tel Aviv (S)


Before You, 360 Gallery, Northeastern University, Boston, MA (S)

Untitled (Bedroom), P3 Studio, Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, NV (S)

Figured, BRIC Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Objects of Affection, Y Gallery, New York, NY (S)


The Walls That Divide Us, apexart, New York, NY

Imaginary Homelands, Mina Gallery, New York, NY

From Origin to Originality, The Laurie M. Tisch Gallery, New York, NY

A Line Made By Walking, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa

Urban Legend, Vaudeville Park Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

Border Line, Dana Gallery, Yad Mordechai,Israel

A Strange Affinity to the Beautiful and the Dreadful, Hendershot Gallery, New York, NY


YouTube Play Shortlist. A Biennial for Creative Video. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Intimate Portraits, Aljira, A Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ

I Am My Beloved’s And My Beloved is Mine, Hillview Towers, NY,NY (S)

Untitled (cabinet), Rush Arts Gallery, New York, NY (S)


Outwin Boochever Portrait competition, The Smithsonian, National Portrait Gallery, DC

Home Base Project IV, Lower East Side, New York, NY

Flow:art/text/new media, Center for Book Arts, New York, NY

Small Is The New Big, Rush Arts Gallery, Scope Art Fair, NY


Awards, Grants and Residencies

MusART Artist-in-Residence Program, Universität Hamburg
Artist-in-Residence La Cité internationale des arts, Paris
Prize to Encourage Creativity, Ministry of Culture and Sport

The Ostrovsky Family Fund

Israel Lottery Council for Art and Culture   


Artport The Center For Young Art, Tel Aviv


Artist-In-Residence, Art Production Fund, P3 Studio Cosmopolitan of Las vegas, LV, NV


Artis Professional Development Workshop Grant (with Creative Capital), New York, NY


Makor Artis-in-Residence, New York, NY


Jerusalem Fund Creation Prize, Jerusalem, Israel




Uzi Tzur, Not on The Thing Alone. Haaretz, March 1.

Achia Anzi, Migration, Exile, and Homecoming in the Book of Ruth, Open Theology, De Gruyter journal. October 2021.
Uzi Tzur, Melody of Life. Haaretz, May 7

Uzi Tzur, Natural worker the Book. Haaretz, July 12

Uzi Tzur, Skinless Man. Haaretz, July 22
Uzi Tzur, Crown of Creation. Haaretz, February 25

Uzi Tzur,Tel Aviv art show shines spotlight on the rejects of the Zionist consensus. Haaretz, January 14

Eness Elias, Kinneret Yemenites Expelled in Golden Embroidery. Haaretz, January 5.



Dr. Ktzia Alon. Black King in a Building Lobby. Dec. 16

Until You Get Out of My voice. Catalog

Galia Yahav. “Me’al Hayam Hakalu”. Haaretz, July 27

Uzi Tzur. “Bo Nedaber Pituyim”. Haaretz, May 2

Ravit Harari. “Al Kav Hatefer”. Nisha Magazine. Published February issue. Pp 67


The Rothfeld Collection, Sternthal Books


Peterson,Kristen. Best of 2012: Arts News and Art Exhibits. Las Vegas Weekly. December 27.

Reviews in Brief.New York/Los Angeles. Modern Painters. April issue

Peterson,Kristen. “Artist Leor Grady says the truth is in the bedding”. Las Vegas Weekly. February 29.

Garwood, Deborah. “Embroidery as Existentialism: Leor Grady’s Objects of Affection”. February 5.


O’Sullivan, Michael. “The Story Behind The Work: Leor Grady’s Self Portrait”. Washington Post. Published November 12.

Outwin Boochever Portrait competition, Exhibition Catalog

Shinan Avigdor. Pirke Avot, Yedioth 2009, Pp 26

Ryzik , Melena.  “At a Clinic, Artists Reflecting on Home”.  New York Times.  Published: May 10

Flow:art/text/new media, Exhibition Catalog


Mama’s Boy , Exhibition Catalog

Levy, Yasmin. “Mama’s Boy”. Yediot Aharonot , January 25,

Amir,Yonatan. “Birth Space” March 08.

Artis 08, Catalog


Block#04/Occasional Cities, Block Magazine

Hung Zine, Issue II, Summer/Fall


Garwood, Deborah. “By-and-By Has No End”. Winter

2005 cover design issue #263


Lectures and Talks

Visiting Artist, Oranim Academic College

Visiting Artist, Tel Aviv University, The Jews of Islamic Countries Archive Project

Visiting Artist, The NB Haifa School of Design, The Department of Photography, Media & Non Fiction Film

Visiting Artist, Bezalel, Department of Ceramics and Glass Design.


Visiting Artist, Kibbutzim College. Art Department


Ordinary Objects, Minor Archives: Reclaiming Power and History, Organized by ArteEast . Moderated by Barrak Alzaid.

Visiting Artist, BIMA/ Brandeis University


Leor Grady and Carlos Motta discussed their participation in the exhibition The Walls That Divide Us at apexart, Curated by Miguel Amado

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