Zak Shiff  

Instagram: @zakshiff    

Born: 1978, Lives and works in Tel Aviv and Boston


  • 2017-2019       Boston University, SVA, MFA in painting

  • 2012-2015     The School of Art Hamidrasha, Fine Art Department B.Ed.F.A                                                        

  • 2005-2007     Open University BA - humanities program

  • 2000-2003     Avni Institute Visual Communications Department


Solo Exhibitions

2018            “Brick by Brick”, Commonwealth Gallery, Boston, MA

"Un Hero", The Gallery for Contemporary Israeli art, Tivon Memorial Center

2017              "GAME OVER", P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv

2015              "Dead theatres", Levinsky College Gallery, Tel Aviv

2012             “La Central”, Zaritsky Artists House Gallery, Tel-Aviv

2011               "Who the fuck is Sboy?", building a waiting Demolition at Ben Azarya 7 St. , Jaffa

2006             "Technology Robot Comes Where?” New Gallery Bat Yam


Group exhibitions

2019:          “Proximity”, Anna Zorina Gallery, New-York

                 Thesis Show, Laconia Gallery, Boston

2018:              "Boston Young Contemporaries”, Bu’s Faye G. Jo, and James Stone Gallery, Boston

2017:              "Dangerous Art", Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa

                       "Fresh Paint 9 Art Fair, Steinhardt Museum, Tel Aviv University

2016:              "Ego trip", P8 Gallery, Tel Aviv

                       "Clearing", Florentine Quartet Space, Group exhibition, Tel Aviv

                        Secret Art Fair 8, Bank leumi, Tel Aviv

2015:               B.F.A. Graduates Exhibition – Hamidrasha Faculty of Arts, Israel

2014:               bread and roses 9, KastielAS IS, Tel Aviv - Jaffa

2013:               Toy Sycle Exhibition 2013, Old Jaffa Museum, Tel Aviv

                        7F, Street art Group Exhibition, New central Station, Tel Aviv

2012:               Fresh Paint Art Fair 5, Ramat Aviv, Tel Aviv

                        Secret Art Fair 6, Bank leumi, Yehuda halevi st, Tel Aviv

2011:               "3 to get Ready", Zadik Gallery, Jaffa 

2010:               Art Monaco 10 Contemporary Art Fair, France Acquestart Gallery, Switzerland

2009:              Grand Marché d'art Contemporain, Paris, France


Awards and Scholerships

John Walker Painting Award

Boston University, School of Visual Arts Merit Scholarship for the 2018-19

Boston University, School of Visual Arts Merit Scholarship for the 2017-18

Community Activities

Commission by Tel Aviv municipality to do a mural on a public construction

Donation work of art to ‘Variety Israel’, an organization that helps tens of thousands special needs children.