Biography

David Gerstein1944 Born in Jerusalem
1965-66 Studied at the Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem
1966-68 Studied at the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris
1968-70 Studied at the Arts Students League, New York
1973-74 Post graduate studies at St. Martin's School of Art, London
1971-85 Senior Lecturer at the Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem

Exhibitions: Selected One-Person Exhibitions
1971 Engel Gallery, Jerusalem
1972 The Artists' House, Jerusalem
1980 Horace Richter Gallery, Tel Aviv
1982 Horace Richter Gallery, Tel Aviv
1984 Radius Gallery, Tel Aviv (a member of Radius Group)
1987 Israel Museum, Jerusalem ("From Dudu to 3-D") Albert White Gallery, Toronto
1988 Haifa Museum of Contemporary Art ("Frames")
1989 Herzliya Museum ("Totems") Albert White Gallery, Toronto "Art 20" International Art Fair, Basel
1992 Yavneh Art Workshop ("Pupils") "Art Frankfurt" International Art Fair
1993 Ashdod Museum ("Extended Pupils")
1994 Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv ("Cutouts")
1995 "Art Multiple", Dûsseldorf Conzen Gallery, D?sseldorf
1996 Center of Performing Arts, Tel Aviv Moria Gallery, Washington D.C. "Art Multiple", Dûsseldorf Zimmermann und Heitmann Gallery, Dortmund Breitbach Gallery, Unna
1997 "Encircled People", Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv Conzen Gallery, Dûsseldorf Galerie IM Kornbrennerei Museum, Telgte Edition of Art, Innsbruck Gallery 33, Essen Gallery Ostendorf, Mûnster
1998 Gallery Regenbogen, Stuttgart Gallery Menzel, Bad Honef Gallery Auf der Treppe, Limburg Gallery Konig, Darmstadt
1999 Ambassador Gallery, Palm Beach, FL Gallery Silecchia, Sarasota, FL Newbury Fine Art Gallery, Boston Stricoff Gallery, New York Aduko France Fine Art, Lyon Art Symbol, Paris Art Seiffer, St Paul de Vence Gallery Plakart, Frankfurt Gallery Veith, Ludwigsburg Gallery Hohmann, Koln Gallery Krombholz, Koln
2000 Gallery 33, Essen Gallery Fischerplatz, Ulm Galerie de Cannes, Cannes Galeria Chabonion le Baron, Lareunion Art Symbol, Paris Galleria di Sorrento, Las Vegas, NV Danielle Peleg, West Bloomfield, MI Gallery "PZ", Krefeld
2001 New River Gallery, Ft. Lauderdale, FL Galleria Silecchia, Sarasota, FL Stricoff Gallery, New York Newbury Fine Art, Boston Barrington Gallery of London, New York
2001 "Tango Sur Seine", paintings, Artists House, Jerusalem.
2001 "Pixul", Art Gallery at The Memorial Center, Kiriat Tivon.
2001 "The Private Sector", Meirov Municipal Art Gallery, Holon.
2002 "Balance Trial", The Municipal Gallery "On the Cliff", Netania.
2002 Osklen Multimedia Space, Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
2002 Peter's Gallery, Nicosia, Cyprus.
2002 Mensing Gallery, Hamm, Germany.
2002 "No Favorite Color", Street Installation during Documenta, Kassel , Germany.
2002 Nord L/B Gallery, Hannover, Germany.
2003 Nuances et Lumiere Gallery, Lyon, France
2003 Clube A Hebrica, Sao-Paulo, Brazil
2003 Galery Genner-Duisburg, germany
2003 "Typical Section" Art Center at Ma'alot, Israel
2003 Art Symbol Galery, Paris, France
2004 Galerie Am-Dom, Wetzlar, Germany
2004 Star Gallery, East Sussex, England
2004 Ostendorf, Munster, Germany
2004 "In constant movement" Municipal Gallery, Ness-Tsiona, Israel
2004 Galeria Kreisler, Madrid, Spain
2004 Gstaad Adler, Geneva, Switzerland
2005 Mensing Galleries in Hamburg, Berlin, Hanover, Germany
2005 Coda Gallery, Palm Desert, CA, USA
2005 Galerie Nuance et Lumiere, Lyon, France
2006 Due-Diligence, Stadtische Galerie im Park, Viersen, Germany

2006 David Gerstein (Color Magic), Jang Heung Art Park, Korea
2007 Gana art gallery, Seoul, Korea
2007 Gallery Ermanno Tedeshi, Milan, Italy
2007 The Catto gallery, England
2007 Mensing Galleries in Dusseldorf, Munich & Hambourg, Germany
2007 Rollebeek Gallery 28, Brussels, Belgium
2008 Ermanno Tedeshi Gallery - Milan, Italy
2008 Gana art gallery, Seoul, Korea
2008 Mensing Galleries in Dusseldorf, Frankfurt & Hambourg, Germany
2008 Ermanno Tedeshi Gallery, Rome, Italy
2008 Mairie de Hesperange - Luxembourg
2008 Rollebee Gallery 28, Brussels, Belgium
2008 Gana Gallerry, Busan - Korea
2008 Cultural Center, Modiin, Israel

2008 "True Colors" Guang Liang Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2010 "Sea, Mud & Salt", Drawings exhibition, The National Maritime Museum, Haifa, Israel

2010 Cazale Monferato, Hebrew Museum

2010 "Riders In The Wind", Gerstein / Tzvika Horesh, Gerstein Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2010 Yavne Workshop Art Gallery, Yavne, Israel

2010 Mathematican Museum, Gissen, Germany

2010 National Museum, Brasilia, Brazil

2010 Ostendorf Galerie, Munster, Germany

2010 Guang Xiang, Taipei, Taiwan

2010 Momentum

2013 Momentum gallery, Knokke, Belgium
2013 Belle Art Gallery, Denemark
2013 "Synergy" National Tsing Hua University Arts Center, Hsinchu, Taiwan

2013 Gana Art Gallery, Seoul, S. Korea

2013 Guzzini Center, Milano, Italy

2013 Ermano Tedeschi, Rome, Italy

2013 Gana art gallery, Seoul, Korea
2014 Galeria de Arte Salduba, Saragoza, Spain
2014 Htc Gallery, Taipei, Taiwan
2014 Gallery Momentum at Hotel Bocholtz, Liege , Belgium
2014 The Visual Arts Center Gallery, New Delhi, India

2014 "Poetic Mirror", ARTN SPACE, Shanghai, China

2014 Catto Gallery, London, England

2014 Biac Art Fair, Beijing, China

2014 Ostendorf Gallery, Munster, Germany

2014 Gallery of Natural Tsing Hua University, Taiwan

2014 HTC, Taipei, Taiwan

2014 Salduba, Zaragoza, Spain

2015 Rollebeek Gallery

2015 Visual Arts Center, David Gerstein / Charles Fazzino

2015 The Visual Arts Center Gallery, New Delhi, India

2015 YHU Gallery, Architects Space, Jerusalem, Israel

2015 "Made In Germany", Work of collaboration - Gerstein / Otmar Alt

2015 Galerie Dárt Perbet, Annecy, France

2015 The Sherover Cultural Center (YES Planet), Jerusalem, Israel

2015 Galerie Monmartre, Paris, France

2015 Permanent Show, Binyaney Hauma, Jerusalem, Israel

2015 Miva Gallery, Stockholm

2016 Shenzen Mixc

2016 Radesky Gallery, Liege, Belgium

2016 Gana Gallery, Busan, S. Korea

2016 Vera International Art Festival, Lisbon, Portugal


Exhibitions: Selected Group Exhibitions
1972 The Print Biennale, Florence
1973 "Israeli Graphic Art Today", Tel Aviv Museum
1981 "Four Artists", Sara Gilat Gallery, Jerusalem
1983 "New Acquisitions", Israel Museum, Jerusalem The Triennale of Israeli Graphic Art, Haifa Museum "New Prints", Jerusalem Print Shop
1985 "Four Sculptors", Aika Braun Gallery, Jerusalem "Towards a Godless Myth", Artists' House, Jerusalem
1986 "There are no Bad Animals", travelling exhibition, Omanut La'am "Artists on Miluim (Army Reserves)", Debel Gallery, Ein Kerem
1987 "Flags", Israel Festival, Jerusalem "Towards a New Israeli Realism", Uri and Rami Nechushtan Museum, Kibbutz Ashdot Ya'akov "Four Artists",

Meimad Gallery, Tel Aviv "Quotation-Painting-Quotation", Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan "Six Israeli Artists", Israel 40th Anniversary
1988 "Haifa, Portrait of a City", Haifa Museum of Contemporary Art International Biennale of Graphic Art, Ljubliana
1989 "Via Maris", Bat Yam Museum "These Sabras", Municipal Gallery, Jerusalem "Artists' Studios", Aika Brown Gallery, Jerusalem
1990 "Health and Long Life", Humor in Israeli art, Omanut La'am, travelling exhibition "Leaves", Artists' House, Jerusalem
1991 "Who's Afraid of Kitsch?", Yad Labanim Museum, Ra'anana
1992 "Homage to the Cit?", Artists House, Jerusalem "Flowers", Omanut La'am, travelling exhibition "Receptacle and Contents", Artists' House, Jerusalem
1993 "Persistent Image", Haifa Museum of Contemporary Art, Bat Yam Museum "Childhood Reminiscence", Memorial Center in Kiryat Tivon "Tel Aviv in the Tracks of the Bauhaus", the old building of the "Ha'aretz" newspaper, Tel Aviv
1994 "Israeli Sculpture, The Last Decade", Tefen Museum
1995 "Object-Object: Dialogue between Art and Design", Municipal Gallery, Kfar Sava; Ashdod Museum
1996 "Local Line" Neve Tsedek Gallery, Tel Aviv "Art Multiples 96'", Dusseldorf
1997 "Box", Israel Museum, Youth Wing, Jerusalem "When the Dinosaur Met the Bird", Bat Yam Museum "Samson and Delilah", Ashdod Museum
1998 Look at the Vase, Arad Museum Land Marks, Open Museum, Teffen
1999 End 2000, Haifa
2000 Public Art, Givataim The Year of Brand, The Villa, Jaffa I Have a Dream, The Holon Interdisciplinary Center for Art and Science
2001 "Childhood", Waddi Nisnass, Haifa.
2001 "Balances", The Tel Aviv District Court.
2001 "Work in the Eyes", Ha'Shfela Museum, Kfar Menahem.
2001 "Betzelem", Ten Years to the Organization, Givatayim Theatre.
2002 "The Dolphins Project", Tel Aviv.
2002 "The Lyons Project", Jerusalem.
2002 "An Homage To Yoseph Hirsh" Tel Aviv's Artist's House.
2002 "Markers", The Electricity Company in Kassel, Germany.
2002 "Markers", Jerusalem Theatre and Yaalom Theatre.
2002 "Sculpture as Toy", Bat Yam, Arad, Ashdod, Rechovot, Kfar Saba Museums.
2002 "Art on the Line", for the Haifa Museum of Art Friends.
2002 "W.C. Environment", The Stage Arts Center, The Opera House, Tel Aviv.
2011 Sea of Sport - Outdoor Sculptures, Bat Yam, Israel
2011 Contemporary Sculpture of Israel - Stone Sculpture Museum, Hualien, Taiwan
2011 Modus Gallery, represended by Colorfield Gallery, Paris,France

2011 Palacio Saint Ellia, Palermo, Sicily

2011 Sculpture Museum, Taipei, Taiwan

2015 "It's Donkey Time", The donkey in local culture, Museum of Beer Sheva, Israel

2015 Childhood drawings of Israeli artists (curator: Mihal Broshi), Israeli Art Museum, Ramat Gan, Israel

2016 Galerie Duret, Marakech, Morocco


Exhibitions: Selected Art in Public Spaces
1985 "Bicycle Rider", Hebrew University, Mount Scopus, Jerusalem
1986 "The White Rider", City of Lod
1988 Sculptural children's playground, Weiller Park, Jerusalem
1992 "Kiosk", Israel Museum, Jerusalem Six sculptures at Avdat archeological site, the Negev
1993 "Great Tree", billboard project in Ramat Hasharon Wall relief, main office of the Electric Company, Jerusalem
1994 "Ladder of Motives", Open Museum, Tefen
1995 Two wall pieces for Bank Leumi, Tel Aviv "The Flower Vase", Bank Leumi, Rehovot "Jacob's Ladder", Israel Festival, Jerusalem
1996 "Scientific Orange", Rehovot shopping & central bus station Mall Israel Festival, Jerusalem "Head Within a Head", the Hebrew University, Jerusalem "Vases", Brigada Street, Herzliya
1997 "Above the Head", Installation, Hebrew University, Jerusalem "City Square", Center of Performing Arts, Tel Aviv "Pupils", Dizengoff Street, Tel Aviv
1998 Cow, Raanana Park, Raanana
1999 A Whole World, Hebrew University, Jerusalem The Bus, Hebrew University, Jerusalem Homage to Alterman, Dizingoff Street, Tel Aviv
2000 Audience, Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem
2001 "Day and Night", Bezeq Lobby, Azrieli Center, Tel Aviv.
2001 "Colors from Nature", Horev Center, Haifa.
2001 "Things that come from the Heart" (sculptures), Ramat Alon Park, Haifa.
2002 "Soul Bird", Holon.
2002 "Digital Zabar", Waddi Nisnass, Haifa.
2002 "No Favorite Color", 3 months Installation, Kassel, Germany.
2002 "Shalom On Israel", Rabin Building, Judaism Center, Hebrew University, Jerusalem.
2003 "Blue Mermaid", Kiryat Yam, Haifa.
2003 "Rush Hour", Hebrew University, Jerusalem, Israel
2005 "Sun Rise" High School, Ashkelon, Israel
2005 "Butterflies", Harel, High School, Mevaseret, Israel
2007 "Ohel Moed", Sculpture Park, kibbutz Hatzerim, negev, Israel
2008 "Momentum" CBD, Singapore
2008 "Star City", Seoul, Korea
2008 "Field of Butterflies" Loby of "Beit Reich", Tel AViv, Israel
2008 6 sculptures ("Sport Island"), Netania, Israel
2011 Hyundai Department Store, Seoul,S.Korea - Outdoor Printed Screens around the renovated ruilding, 60x300 meter

2014 Hsinchu County Stadium

2014 3 public art works - Loby of Taikang Residence of Elderly People, Beijing, China

2015 "Presence-Present", Gerstein / Alana Ruben, Jerusalem Biannale of Contemporary Jewish Art


Exhibitions: Public Projects
2014 3 Free Standing Sculptures for Athletic Stadium, Hsinchu, Taiwan
2014 2 Wall Sculptures for Lobby at Azriely Center, Holon, Israel

Exhibitions: Selected Other Projects
1978-84 Illustrations for children's books
1991 Design of "Winged Paint-Tube", gift of the Israel Museum to its donors on the occasion of its 25th anniversary Designed object-sculpture for the exhibition
1993 "To Live in Jerusalem", Israel Museum, Jerusalem Curator of "Artist Fosters Artist" exhibition, Artists' House, Jerusalem
1994 Performance with Anat Shamgar (dance) and Jean Claude Jones (cello), Habama Theater One-year calendar for Flying Cargo (Fed-Ex) Company Illustrations for Ha'aretz and Kol Ha'ir newspapers
1996 Billboards for "American Express"
1997 Series of Brooches

1999-2000 "Palphoot" Calendar
2002 Objects created for "Doolittle Articles" Company.
2002 Renew of Brooches by "2Doo" Company.
2004 Sculptures to the "Rabin Medical Center", Israel
2004 Collection of paper products with Gerstein Design by Dornat
2004 "Journey inot the Body" Rabin Medical Center, Petah Tikva, Israel
2005 Book jackets for Ruvik Rosenthal "Comprehensive Dictionary of Hebrew Idioms", and for Orly Castel-Bloom "No arguments with rice".
2006 Objects created for "Eden Fine Art Gallery"
2007 Greeting cards - The Israeli post
2007 One-Year calendar for Palphot company, Israel
2008 One-Year calendar for Kolon company, Korea
2008 One-Year calendar for Palphot company, Israel
2008 David Gerstein/Sculptures - Book

2014 Award by the international commitee of the olimpic games

2016 Special gift given to the Pope Franciskus by the artist