Israela Hargil

Israela Hargil was born in Poland and immigrated to Israel in 1948.
She lived and studied on Kibbutz Ramat Johanan for ten years.
After her military service and the birth of their eldest daughter, the family moved to the States where Israela studied art at the Academy for Fine Arts in Chicago.
Upon their return to Israel, two younger daughters were born. Today, they have four grandsons and one granddaughter. They live in Ramat Gan, their home for many years.
Over the years, Israela has studied various fields of art in:
London: The Camden Art Center
Los Angeles: UCLA University
Tel Aviv: Artists House Workshops
New York: Art Students League
Israela works in her studio in Kfar Azar and frequently exhibits her work in solo and group exhibitions.

Solo Exhibitions
  • 2019Traces and signs, virtual exhibition  
  • 2018Restraining the Wild Growth, Hhava gallery,Holon Video
  • 2016Rorschach Here and Now, Artists House, Tel Aviv  
  • 1984Sculptures [2 Artists], Jerusalem Theater Gallery, Jerusalem  
  • 1984Sculptures [2 Artists], Joshua Gardens Art Pavilion, Tel Aviv  
  • 1987Stone & Wood Sculptures, Chelouch Gallery, Tel Aviv  
  •  Ten Sculptures on 200 Sqm, Herzliya Museum, Herzliya  
  • 1989Environmental Sculpture In The Wake Of The TetrmitesCatalogVideo
  • 1991Stone & Iron In Rhythm, Municipal Art Gallery, Netanya  
  • 1992Ready Mades, Tova Osman Gallery, Tel Aviv  
  • 1993Set Up Frames, Constant Sculpture Gallery, Ramat GanProspect 
  • 1994Rendezvous With Duchamp, Artists House, JerusalemCatalog 
  • 2002Grid = Net? [2 Artists], Artists House, Tel AvivCatalogVideo
  • 1995Ready Made Objects, Municipal Art Gallery, RaananaProspect 
  • 1997Embalmed Liquids, Artists House, Tel Aviv  
  • 1998The Grid, Education & Industry Center, Tel Aviv  
  • 1999Sea & Water View, Ali House, Ashkelon  
  • 2007Photoerosion, Installation, Artists House Tel AvivCatalog 
  • 2004Installation In The Window, Tova Osman Gallery, Tel Aviv  
  • 2005Emerges From The Frame, Meirov Art & Culture Center, Holon  
  • 2006Air Roots, Hechal Htarbut, Petach Tikva  
  • 2008Eva In Poland-Israela In Israel, Front Of Artists House, Tel Aviv Video
  • 2009Photoerosion II, Installation, Artists House, Tel AvivCatalogVideo
  • 2010Following Photoerosion, Kaye Academic College Of Education, Beer ShebaProspectVideo
  • 2011Cherries & Golden Butterflies, Theater Gallery, Holon Video
  • 2013Three Dimensional Drawing, Virtual Exhibition  
  • 2014Object/Subject, Hankin Gallery, Holon Video
  • 2015It is all about House, Zezeze gallery, Tel Aviv Video
Group Exhibitions
  • 1981Large Ytong Sculpture, Out Door Art, Hen Boulevard, Tel Aviv  
  • 1982Stone Sculptures, Wilshaire Federal Building, Los Angeles  
  • 1983Stone Sculptures, Wilshaire Federal Building, Los Angeles  
  • 1985In The Open, [4 Artists], The First Bianalle, National Park, Ramat Gan  
  • 1986Stone & Wood, Small Sculptures, Tawill Gallery, New York  
  • 1987Model In Exhibition Tel Hai 87, Tel Hai  
  • 1989Stone Sculptures, Hamigdal, Tel Aviv  
  • 1990Installation, Ness Harim  
  • 1990Jaffas Slope, Two Sculptures, Old Jaffa  
  • 1992A Stone-A Touch, A Jewel Diamond Museum, Ramat Gan  
  • 1993Imaginary Home Reality, Many H. Gallery, Tel Aviv  
  • 1994Sculptures, Kibbutz Farod  
  • 1994Texture, Nofar Gallry, Tel Aviv  
  • 1994Given: Landscape X 4, The Third Sculpture Bianalle, Ein Hod  
  • 199675 To Naamat, Ariela House, Tel Aviv  
  • 1996Shalom Haver, The Gallery, Netanya  
  • 1998The Israeli Woman 1948/1998, Municipality Art Gallery, Raanana  
  • 1998Ramet, Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv  
  • 1998Bread From Earth Installation In Earth, Youth Wing, Israel Museum, Jerusalem  
  • 2000Music In Color, Calture Hall, Rishon Lezaion Art for The Community, Givataim  
  • 2000Milestones for Peace & Greeting of Peace International Traveling Exhibits  
  • 2001Art In Building Exhibition, Grounds Tel Aviv  
  • 2002Art On Wheels, Israeli Train Aslseviva, Opera House, Tel Aviv  
  • 2002Privet Property, Municipal Art Gallery, Kefar Sava  
  • 2005Relief of A Grid, Out Door Museum, Old Jaffa  
  • 2007Longing For Peace, Northern Border  
  • 2008Waste Sculptures, Park at The Lake, Raanana  
  • 2009Small Object not a Painting, Shoham Gallery, Tel Aviv  
  • 2010Common - Tova Osman Gallery Artists House, Tel Aviv Art Workshops, Yavneh  
  • 2010Virtues of Memory, Art Museum Yad Vashem, Jerusalem  
  • 2011Selective Memory 2 – The Power of Symbols, Rehovot  
  • 2013The Eye of the Blackbird, Artists House, Tel AvivAbout the ExhibitionVideo
  • 2014Denominator-Installation, Art Workshop, Yavne  
  • 2014Hot Line, Center for the Arts Yerba Buena, San Francisco  
  • 2016Allegories of the Present, Artists House, Tel AvivPhoto 
Works On Permanent Display
  • Pardes HanaThe Ytong Building, Ytong Sculpture, 3.0/2.35/1.5 Meter  
  • Tel AvivThe Phoenix Collection, Two Sculptures  
  • Ramat GanThe Rose Garden 'Rock Flower', 2.0/2.0/2.0 Meter  
  • Beit Berl'Split' Stone In J.Levinson's Memorial Hall  
  • Mitzpe RamonStone & Earth Sculpture, 2.7/1.6/1.6 Meter  
  • Ramat GanNational Park 'The Gate To Nowhere', 2.2/1.6/0.25 Meter  
  • GvataimTheater Garden, Two Stone Sculptures, 2/1.5/1.2 Meter  
  • HolonStory Garden 'The Louse Nehama', 14/8.5/2.7 MeterInvitationVideo
  • Sde Boker25 Sculptures in Midreshet Ben Gurion Video

Stone Sculptures In Privet Collections In Israel & Abroad