About

Andi  LaVine Arnovitz was born and raised in the United States. She earned her BFA from Washington University in St. Louis and immigrated to Israel in 1999. 

Her work has been shown in Europe, Israel, Canada, China the United States, and Eastern Europe; as well as part of many collections including the  Library of Congress, The Israel National Library, museums in the United States and Israel, foreign ministries, foundations, and private collections.

 

  


Selected Solo Exhibitions

THE BLACK LIST / The Jerusalem Artist’s House, Jerusalem/ June-August 2017

THE BECKONING PAGE / Agrippas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem / May 2017

Threatened Beauty / Yeshiva University Museum, NYC / September – January 2015
LA Mayer Museum of Islamic Art, Jerusalem / March – June 2015

Please Stop Talking / Agrippas Gallery, Jerusalem / June – July 2015

Persistent Realities / University of Southern California /
January – March 2015

Tender Shreds /  JCC Gallery, Overland Park, Kansas / April 2013

Tear/Repair / George Billis Gallery, Los Angeles, CA / 2011
Yeshiva University Museum, New York, NY / 2010
Kniznick Gallery, Brandeis University, Boston, MA / 2010

Garments of Reconciliation / Leeds Gallery, Earlham College / 2011

One Printmakers World / Fine Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia / 2008

Revisiting Secrets / ArtSpace Gallery, Jerusalem / 2005

Superstitions /  ArtSpace Gallery, Jerusalem / 2001

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 

The Jerusalem Biennale of Jewish Art / Jerusalem, Israel
Home / HUC Museum NYC
Across Divides: Borders and Boundaries / Derner Museum, NY, NY
Thou Shalt Not / Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel
Tzena Urena / Ben Gurion University, Beersheva, Israel
Cherchez La Femme: Wigs, Burqa, Habit / The Jewish Museum, Berlin, Germany
Here Is Your Kettubah/ Museum of Art Ein Harod, Israel
The Return of Paper: Reflections on Drawing, 6th National Drawing Bienalle / Jerusalem, Israel
Text and Textiles / Mana Contemporary Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey  

2016 

And There was Evening and Morning…One Light / Gordon London House, Rishon Letzion, Israel
Intimate Transgressions / Chiang Kai Shek National Museum, Taiwan
New Series / The Jerusalem Print Workshop, Jerusalem, Israel
Feminine Consciousness /Beit Gavriel Gallery, Israel
Variances and Repetition: Jewish Art as a Reflection of Contemporary Art /Mani Katz Museum, Haifa, Israel
Camouflage / Agrippas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
The New Venice Haggadah / The Jewish Museum, Venice, Italy
Intimate Transgressions / Hangzou, China
Re-Action, Genealogia y Contracanon /Casal Solleric/ Mallorca, Spain

2015 
Visions of Place; Complex Geographies in Contemporary Israeli Art / Rutgers University / USA

Art in the Street / Tel Aviv, Israel
Intimate Transgressions / White Box Gallery NYC / Shanghai / Beijing
The Wandering Jew /  Mani Katz Museum / Haifa, Israel
The Jerusalem Biennale of  Jewish Art /  Jerusalem, Israel
Re-Action, Genealogia y Contracanon / Palma de Mallorca, Spain
Evil: A Matter of Choice / HUC Museum NYC
Flight Patterns / Welsch Gallery / Georgia State University / USA

2014 
The Print Center‘s 88th International Print Competition / Philadelphia
(one of ten finalists out of 650 international entrants)
Flight Patterns / Atlanta-Hartsfeld International Airport
Artists Books, Shulamit Gallery / Los Angeles, CA
Textile Art in Israel / Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv

2013
Muslima / International Museum of Women, on-line juried exhibition
Paper Art in Israel II / Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv
Layers of Identity: Prints from the Jerusalem Print Workshop / LA Print Space at the Pacific Design Center
Jerusalem Bienalle of Jewish Art / Jerusalem
In the Name of Honor / Christies and the Sara Charlton Charitable Foundation, London, England
Sacred Words, Sacred Texts / Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, CA
The Book As Art / Atlanta Art Institute, Atlanta, Georgia
As Subject and Object: Contemporary Book Artists Explore Sacred Hebrew Texts / Museum of Biblical Art, NYC

2012
Artists4Israel / Miami, (Art Basel) FL
Spectrum of Sexuality / Hebrew Union College Museum, New York
Cover Thy Head / Baycrest Jewish Heritage Museum, Toronto, Canada
Jewish Artist of the Year, finalist group show / Ben Uri Gallery, London, England
Matronita, Jewish Feminist Art / Mishkan Le’Omanut, Museum of Art, Ein Harod

2011
A Season in Heaven / Florentin 45 Contemporary Art Space, Tel Aviv
Let Books be Your Pleasure Gardens / Sterling Memorial Library, Yale University,
New Haven, Connecticut

2010
Rupture/Repair / Barrier Art Center, Apter Gallery, Ma’a lot, Israel
A Stitch in Jewish Time / Hebrew Union College Museum, New York, NY

2009
Housewives and Heroines /Antea Gallery, Jerusalem

2008
Feeling and Meaning / Stern Gallery, Hebrew University
Jerusalem: Surface Fractures / Jerusalem Artists House
Parallels / Skizze Gallery, Jerusalem

2007
Five American Olim / Skizze Gallery, Jerusalem
Printmakers at the Jerusalem Print Workshop / Jerusalem
Artists in Cellophane, Art-o-mat project 
On a Small Scale / The Jerusalem Print Workshop / Jerusalem

2006
The Art of Giving / Bremen Jewish Museum, Atlanta Georgia
Biennial International Print Exhibition / Vancouver, BC, Canada
International Exhibition of Miniature Prints / Lithuania

2005
New Members Show / Jerusalem Artists House

2004
Drawing II Bienalle / Jerusalem Artists House
Exhibition 35 / Jerusalem Print Workshop
International Biennial of Miniature Art / Czestochowa, Poland
Lessandra Art Print Annual / Sofia, Bulgaria
MiniPrint Triennial / Lahti, Finland,
Outside/In, Group Exhibit / Sotheby’s London

2003
International Printmakers Triennale / Paris, France
Cadaques Mini Print International Exhibition / Barcelona, Spain

 

 


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Artversed Blog / April 2016/ “Art and Feminism: Ten contemporary Artists to Know”

2015

Commentary Magazine / September 2015 / “Better than Banksy Disneyland Hackery”
The New York Times / May 13,2015 / “Israeli Artist Stitches Art and politics Together.”
The Jerusalem Post / April 19,2015 / Art: Beauty and the ‘Beasts’
An Schläge Feminsttische Magazin / “Religious Feminism”
Moment Magazine /  “What is Jewish art?”

2014
Surface Design Magazine / Winter “Migrant Media”
Tenou’a Magazine / Fall (work featured)
The Jerusalem Post /  March 24, 2014 /  “A tapestry of rich and royal hue”
Art in Print /  A Journal of Prints and Ideas /  “News of the Print World”

2013
Ha’aretz / September 17, 2013 / “Jewish art is cool” 
Tenou’a  Journal / summer/fall (work featured)
Huffington Post / “Tender Shreds: Art explores Israeli sexuality and politics”
Kansas City Star / April 30 / “Needling Works” 
Kansas City Jewish Chronicle / April 11, 2012 / “JCC features American-Israeli artist Andi Arnovitz in new exhibit” 
Kansas City Jewish Chronicle / November 8 / “Artist’s creations employ quintessential Jewish methods” 
Tenou’a magazine / Spring edition (work featured)
Makor Rishon / October 5 / “Art as a tool for change” 
Ha’aretz / February 17 / “Jewish look at the roots of feminism”     
Times of Israel / May 29 / “Stitching the Torah’s Precepts together” 
Visual ArtBeat Magazine February / “New Collections” (work featured)
Huffington Post / December

2011
FiberArts /  Winter / “Text and Transformation” 
Hand Eye magazine / January / “A Stitch in Jewish Time” 
Giotecha magazine / October
Tablet Magazine / July

2010
Tablet Magazine / February / “Unchained”
The Jewish Press / October / “A Stitch in Jewish time: Provocative Textiles” 
Kolech on line magazine
Sh’ma Magazine / June / (work featured)

2009
The Christian Science Monitor / “People Making a difference: Andi Arnovitz” 

 

 


Invited member of the Feminist Artist Base of the Brooklyn Museum of Art

Member of the Hadassah-Brandeis Institute Academic Advisory Committee

Board of Governors, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Hebrew University, Jerusalem

Artist in Residence, The New Venice Haggadah Project, Venice, Italy, October 2015

 

 


Yale University

The Smithsonian Museum of American History

US Library of Congress

National Library of Israel

Magnus Library, University of California at Berkeley

Israel Foreign Ministry

Yeshiva University Museum

Museum of Art Ein Harod, Israel

Private and corporate collections in Israel, Europe and the United States