Etti Abergel

(b. 1960, Israel), lives and works in Jerusalem, and teaches drawing, sculpture and art education at the Shenkar College of Engineering and Design and at the Kerem Institute. She studied at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, where she earned a BFA and an MFA in association with the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. Among her awards are the Bezalel Fine Arts Department Excellence Award; the Isracard Prize from the Tel Aviv Museum of Art; the Israel Minister of Education and Culture Prize for 2006; and the Janet and George Jaffin Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts from the America-Israel Cultural Foundation. Abergel has created installations in an ongoing visual autobiography and exhibited “chapters” at numerous one-person and group exhibitions in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, New York and elsewhere, as well as creating on-site installations at the Venice Biennale; the Biennale at l’Aquila, Italy; and Contemporanea  Trieste