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Shmuel Ben-Shalom

Born in Israel, 1973

 

Education

1997-2000

     * Industrial Design, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Jerusalem.

 

Academic Roles

2009-2014

     * Professor at ‘HIT’ Holon Institute of Technology (Department of Interior Design).

     * Guest Professor at ‘HIT’ Holon Institute of Technology (Department of Architecture).

     * Member of the examining committee at ‘HIT’ Holon Institute of Technology (Department of Interior Design).

Career

2013 - Present

     * President Co-founder and Chief Designer of the Ark Experience.

2000 - Present

     * Artist and Designer.

     * Founder and owner of OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Design), a design company based in Tel-Aviv.

     * Production Designer (Commercials and Music Videos).

2007

     * Co-founder of ‘Asafsuf Group’ - a thinking group combining Designers and Psychologists.

2001

     * Set Dresser on ‘Spy Game’ (Film).

2000

     * Head of Graphics Department on ‘The Insider’ (Film).

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016

     * Gal Gaon Gallery, Tel-Aviv.

2012

     * “Slice”, furniture collection. ‘Talents Design Gallery’, Tel-Aviv.

2010

     * “Mad”, collection of furniture, lighting fixtures & Home equipment. ‘Talents Design Gallery’, Tel-Aviv.

2008

     * The Israeli representative, exhibiting at ‘Salone Satellite’, Milan.

2000

     * “Sponge” furniture. a solo exhibition in Verona, Italy.

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

     * Avram Saban Gallery, Miami.

2015

     * Salone de Mobile Milano

     * "Public Movement", Tel-Aviv Museum.

2013

     * "Fresh paint", Tel-Aviv.

2014

     * "Fresh paint", Tel-Aviv.

2012

     * "Dezeen Exhibition", ‘Design Week’, London.

     *  ''Rosana Orlandi Gallery’, ‘Design Week’, Milan.

2011

     * "Post Fossil", Holon Museum of Design Israel. (Curator: Li Edelkoort)

2008

     *ASAFSUF GROUP Exhibiting at the Architecture Biennale, Bat-Yam, Israel.

2001

     * "Salone Satellite", Milan, (by Bezalel academy).

2000

     * "Pier Stotenmier" gallery, Paris.

2000

     * Exhibition of winners of the 1999 Shart foundation, Ramat-Gan Museum.

1999

     * Exhibition of winners of the 1998 Shart foundation, Ramat-Gan Museum.