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

Stone Sculptures In Privet Collections In Israel & Abroad