Sima Levin

Born in Kishinev in 1957

Completed her studies at the Shoseyev School of Art for Young People

Studied at the Rapin College of Design and Painting and migrated to Israel in 1974      

Graduated from the WIZO Haifa Academy of Design and Education named after Neri Bloomfield in 1979.

Advanced courses in painting and drawing at Haifa University with the English artist Glen Soho

Eli Shamir – oil painting. Dorit Ringert – etching. Oranim Academic College of Education


2015                Member of the Ceramic Artists Association of Israel

2012                Member of the Israeli Plastic Artists Trade Union

1996                Member of  the Israeli Association of Graphic Designers

1995                Opened the Graphics studio of graphic design

                        Worked on the monthly periodical Pilon for several years under the author and illustrator Nurit Yoval

1982                Accepted as a member of the Painters and Sculptors Association in Israel

                        In the late 1980s, illustrated children’s and youngsters’ books at Keter  Publishing House

                        Taught graphic design at the Ort schools in Haifa and in Yokneam for 30 years


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017                Allusions, curator: Noga Migdal, Apter-Barrer Art Center, Ma’alot – Tarshiha

2016                Under the Carpet, curator: Anat Gatenio, Gallery of Israeli Art, Kiryat Tivon Commemoration Center Gallery

2016                Poetica, a drawing installation, curator: Miri Werner, Ramot Menashe Art Gallery

2015                Hai-Zar [Alien], Sima Levin / Adina Kay. Curator: Farid Abu Shakra, Nazareth Art Gallery

2013-2014       Ten sq.m charcoal drawing, Habima National Theater, Tel Aviv

2011-2012       Oil paintings and etched prints. Curator: Adina Kay, Beit Ha-Lohem, Haifa

2011                Pau Municipal Gallery, curator: Catherine Chevalier, France

2011                Exhibition as part of the Studio 2 project, Oranim Academic College of Education

2010                Olive Green, exhibition as part of the Studio project, Oranim Academic College of Education

2009                Under the Shadow of Wings, Ravol Gallery, Oloron-Sainte-Marie, France

2008                Under the Shadow of Wings, curator: Aviva Shemer, Beit Abba Hushi, Haifa.

1989                Jaffa Old City Art Center

1986                Kibbutz Regba Gallery

1984                Nahariya Museum

1982                Beit Chagall, Haifa

1981                Beit Nagler, Kiryat Haim

1980                Graphica 3 Gallery, Haifa


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017                Extreme States – Israeli Paper, curator: Anat Gatenio,  MUSA Eretz-Israel Museum, Tel Aviv

2017                A Handful of Material, curator: Neta Haber, Beit Hankin Art Gallery, Kfar Yehoshua

2016                Mikud x 9 Group, curator: Effy Gan, Municipal Gallery, Rishon Letsion

2016                Ho Shomer, curator: Neta Haber, Beit Hankin Art Gallery, Kfar Yehoshua

2016                Fresh Paint 8, Tel Aviv Art Fair (Bitan Contemporary Art Gallery, Nazareth)

2015                White Material, contemporary porcelain sculpture, curator: Shiri Yamaguchi,

                         Israel Wilfrid Museum, Kibbutz Ha-Zorea

2011                Etched in Time, curator: Adina Kay, Shoham Gallery, Tel Aviv

2011                Yerukim / Greens, Ein Hod Gallery

2010                Secrets, Ein Hod Gallery

2009                Masks, Ein Hod Gallery

2008                Passion, Ein Hod Gallery

2007                Invited artists  exhibition, Commemoration Center Gallery, Kiryat Tivon

1993                Annual exhibition of Haifa and northern artists, Museum of New Art, Haifa

1992                Annual exhibition of Artists Association, Haifa