© Leor Grady. 2017.

Leor Grady

Born in Israel.

Lives and works in Tel Aviv.

 

Education

2002    BA, Visual Arts, SUNY, Empire State College

1995    School of Visual Theater, Jerusalem,Diploma

 

Selected Exhibitions

2019
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

 

2018
Last Chance to See, Petach Tikva Museum of Art
Rina Nikova Biblical Ballerina, Hacubia, Jerusalem

The Museum Presents Itself III: Remotely Related, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
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
 

2017
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
 

2016
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


2015

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)


2014

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)


2012

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)


2011

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
 

2010

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)


2009

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

2017

Prize to Encourage Creativity, Ministry of Culture and Sport

2015
The Ostrovsky Family Fund

Israel Lottery Council for Art and Culture   
2013-14

Artport The Center For Young Art, Tel Aviv
2012

Artist-In-Residence, Art Production Fund, P3 Studio Cosmopolitan of Las vegas, LV, NV
2011

Artis Professional Development Workshop Grant (with Creative Capital), New York, NY
2005

Makor Artis-in-Residence, New York, NY
1996

Jerusalem Fund Creation Prize, Jerusalem, Israel

 

 

 

 

  

Bibliography

2019
Uzi Tzur, Skinless Man. Haaretz, July 22
Uzi Tzur, Crown of Creation. Haaretz, February 25

 

2017
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.
 

2014

Dr. Ktzia Alon. Black King in a Building Lobby. Erev-Rav.com 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

2013

The Rothfeld Collection, Sternthal Books

2012

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”. Artcritical.com February 5

2009

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

2008

Mama’s Boy , Exhibition Catalog

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

Amir,Yonatan. “Birth Space” maarav.org.il March 08.

Artis 08, Catalog

2007

Block#04/Occasional Cities, Block Magazine

Hung Zine, Issue II, Summer/Fall

2006   

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

2005

Flavorpill.net cover design issue #263

 

 

 

 

Lectures and Talks
2017

Visiting Artist, Shenkar College of Engineering and Design
Visiting Artist, Hamidrash, Beit Berl College

Visiting Artist, Haifa University


2016
Visiting Artist, Oranim Academic College
2015
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.

2014

Visiting Artist, Kibbutzim College. Art Department

2012

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

Visiting Artist, BIMA/ Brandeis University

2011

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