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Judy Orstav was born in Sydney, Australia, and has been living in Jerusalem since 1974. She has a B.A. in English literature and German literature (Sydney University) and an M.A in English Literature and Art History (Hebrew University, Jerusalem). Judy coordinates and teahces English for academic purposes for art and architecture students at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design.

All etchings were done at the Jerusalem Print Workshop where she has worked as an independent artist since 2003.

Solo Exhibitions:

  • 2000: Nora Gallery, Jerusalem: A Calligraphy of Landscape.

  • 2007: Artists' House, Jerusalem: Etchings – Kimono (mixed techniques).

  • 2008: Artists' House, Tel Aviv: Etchings – Kimono (mixed techniques).

  • 2011: Ghetto Fighters' Museum Gallery, Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot

  • "The voice of the hidden waterfall…" after T.S. Eliot.

  • 2013: The Wilfrid Israel Museum of Asian Art and Studies, Kibbutz Hazorea: Harvest (3 series).

Group Exhibitions:

  • 2001: Artists' House, Jerusalem: Traces, Contemporary Drawing in Israel (Biennale).

  • 2002: Artists' House, Jerusalem: Israel Association of Artists and Sculptors.

  • 2004: Artists' House, Jerusalem: Drawing/Poetry (Drawing Biennale).

  • 2008: Jerusalem House of Quality: Local Scratches (Printmaking Biennale).

  • 2008: Artists' House, Jerusalem: Jerusalem: Surface Fractures (Drawing Biennale)

  • 2010: Dvek Gallery, Mishkenot Sheananim Jerusalem: Visual Thinking.

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