I photograph underwater, outdoors and in the air (with the help of an ultralight and crop-spraying plane)

I was born in 1941 in Romania, am married with 3 children and a grandfather to 7 grandchildren.

I am a member of kibbutz Nir David in the Spring Valley

PERSONAL EXHIBITIONS

  • Karmiel - Dance Groups on the Israeli stage Cultural Centre
  • Museum of Photography - Eli Lamberger at Tel Hai Industrial Park
  • The Beit Gabriel Gallery - on the shores of the Sea of Galilee
  • Jerusalem - The ‘Sherover’ Theatre for Performing Arts
  • Holland - Gallery Surtouche
  • Japan– Tokyo Jewish Community Centre

I arranged and produced a joint project with a Jordanian photographer in Jordan & Israel with the title: 'Focus on Peace' with the support of Partnership 2000 (Beit Shean), Beit Shean Valley Local Council and the Community of Cleveland USA.

PRIZES and AWARDS

  • 1982 – First Prize in Photographic Competition held at the Bat Yam Municipal Museum – the winning photograph ‘Rina’
  • 1986,1996 & 2006 – Awarded a grant by the ‘Havazelet Fund’
  • 1996 – Third Prize in the NIKON International Photography Competition – the winning photograph ‘Pedro & Luna’

Acquisitions of my work have been made by Galleries and private collectors locally and abroad.

My exhibition "Movement, Colour, Water" won the attention of the Israeli media.

Six years ago I established the gallery at 'Muza on the Water' in Gan haShlosha (Sachne) which I currently manage – I have shown the work of 25 different artists since then.

Photo: Moshe Ben Shachar