July 26, 2019

July 26, 2019


Khen Shish (Safed, 1970) is of Israeli-Tunisian decent artist. She received her MFA at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem (1997-1999).

Shish works in a wide range of techniques: paintings, drawings, collage, wall paintings and installations. Her works have been exhibited in leading museums and galleries in Israel and abroad and being included in many solo and group shows. Among them: Loushy Art & Projects Gallery, Tel Aviv (2019), IK Projects Gallery, Lima, Peru (2018), Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa (2017), Anna Marra Contemporanea Gallery, Rome, Italy (2017), NordArt, Kunstwerk, Büdelsdorf, Germany (2016), ZDSLU Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia (2016), Gordon Gallery, Tel Aviv (2015), Galerie Le Minotaure, Paris (2014), C1 Gallery, Berlin (2014), The Israel Museum, Jerusalem (2011), Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv (2011), Ashdod Art Museum, Ashdod (2010), Hagalleria, Paris (2009), Naomi Arin Gallery, Las Vegas, Nevada (2009), Habers Gallery, Vienna (2008), Alon Segev Gallery, Tel Aviv (2008), Kodra Visual Art Festival, Thessaloniki (2006), OK Center for Contemporary Art, Linz, Austria (2003), RAM Foundation Gallery, Rotterdam (2002), Wigmore Fine Art Gallery, London (2000).

Shish have been awarded the Landau Foundation Prize for Painting (2013), the Legacy Heritage Fund Prize, Tel Aviv Museum of Art (2007) and Eugen Kolb Foundation Award (2003).

She works and live in Tel-Aviv.