CV

 

Liora Kaplan (F.K.A VanillaRoyal)

B. 1974, lives & work in Tel Aviv.

vanillaroyal@gmail.com 

 

Education:

2017- 2018     NLP-PLUS, Israel.

2003- 2005     Hamidrasha - Beit Berl Academic Art College, Israel.

2002- 2003     Avni Institute of Art and Design, Tel Aviv.

1996- 1998     Technology jewellery design school, Tel Aviv.

 

Informal Education:

Archeology, Weaving, Ceramic crafts - through the 1980’s.

Traditional wood carving - 1994, one month living & working with Indian tribe in Puntarenas Costa Rica. 2018, 3 months class with Georgy Troyanov, Jaffa, Israel.

Textile and silkscreen printing - 2016, Hamelaha Studio, Tel Aviv, Israel.

 

Professional Internship:

2005   Sigalit Landau’s studio apprentice, Tel Aviv.

 

Residencies:

2011- 2014     ST-ART Hothouse artist, founded by Serge Tiroche. 

 

EXHIBITIONS:

Solo

2017    “I am a strange loop”, site specific instillation, Rozin center , Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Karni Barzilay.

2013    VR1, Ferrate Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Group

2018    “Relationship”, Photo IS:RAEL, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator:Maya Anner.

   “Avatar”, Royal Beach, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Sharon Tuval.

2017   “Pinzeta 5”, Red House Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Keren Kfir Alon & Yael Brawn.

   “Lucky Charms”, Hanut Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Tali Kayam.

2016    “Exposed”, Beit Maerov municipal arts center, Holon, Israel. Curator: Nitza Pery.

2015    “Yes-No, Black-White”, The Farm Gallery, Holon, Israel.  Curator: Guy morag.

   “Childhood”, Alegra Boutique Hotel, Ein Karem, Israel.  Curator: Hila Tadmor.

   “PhotoArt”, Port Gallery, Jaffa, Israel.  Curator: limor Margoulis and Dalit Merhav.

2014    “SoArtToday”, Tiroche Auction House, Herzeiya, Israel.  

   “Power of attraction”, Rozenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Aid Goldner.

   See.me takeover, site specific screening on an entire 25-story-tall video billboard in Times Square, NY, USA.

“Far & Beyond”, Lilinblum 23, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Orly sarid Blum.   

   “Painting forever”, Salon 96, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Sari Golan Sarig.

   Group exhibition, “Hahashmal wall”, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Guy morag.

2013    See.me digital group show, SCOPE Art Fair„ Miami, USA.

   “The Story of Creative”, See.me Gallery, New York, NY, USA. Curator: Emily K.

   Opening exhibition, Vitrina, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Dana Gillerman.

   “To eat to love”, Beit Maerov municipal arts center, Holon, Israel. Curator: Nitza Pery.

2012    “InterFun”, Tel Aviv Speed show, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Doron Golan.

   “Ash Laila”, Jaffa, Israel. Curators: Vera Pilpoul, Gilat Nadivi & Dana Gillerman.

   Group Show, Florentine 45 Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Gilat Nadivi.

2011    “Blooming”, Jaffa, Israel. Curators: Vera Pilpoul, Gilat Nadivi & Lilac Reinisch.

   “Display & Disrupt”, @Gallery, New York, NY. Curator: Cat Weaver.

   “Hard pop”, ST-ART Residence, Jaffa, Israel. Curator: Liora Belford.

   “Civilization and its discontent”, NARS Gallery, Brooklyn, NY. Curator: Cat Weaver.

   “Abdominal Pain”, ST-ART Residence, Jaffa, Israel. Curator: Liora Belford.

   “Local Now”, Kishon Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Renana Kishon.

2010    “Body of Evidence”, Mika Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel. Curator: Liav Mizrahi.

   “G40: The Summit”, Art Whino Gallery, X Crystal City, Washington D.C., USA. Curator: Shane Pomajambo.

   “Proyecto Genero 3”, LOFT Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain. Curator: Franco De Toledo.

   “Man of Today”, Russian Academy of Arts, Moscow, Russian Federation. Curator: Katerina Gorokhova.

2009    “Flik Film Festival”, Washington D.C., USA.

   “Morphic Resonance”, White Rabbit, Berlin, Germany. Curator: Alice Evermore.

2008    Artist Collaboration, Art Whino Gallery, Washington D.C., USA. Curator: Shane Pomajambo.

1996    Jewelry Biennale, Cuenca, Ecuador.

 

Collections

ST-ART, Tel Aviv, Israel

Sam Abraham, NY, USA

Private collections