I was born in England in 1970 and in 1971 emigrated to Israel. I was educated in Israel and after Primary School attended high school from 1985-1989 at the Wizo France Art School where I completed my matriculation and Studied Art and Graphic Design. In 1989-1992 I served in the Israel Defense Forces (IDF) in the Combat Engineering Unit. After Army Service, I travelled for three years to Europe, The Far East, South East Asia, Australia, exploring, working and painting.
During the years 1995-2000 I attended the Betzalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem, Israel, studying Fine Arts and graduated with a BA degree in Fine Arts along with a teaching certificate. At the end of my studies, I was selected and sent on a student’s exchange program for one semester to The Boston School Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Mass., USA.
Between the years 2002-2004 I lived and worked in London, UK. In the years 2002 and 2003 I exhibited and sold in The Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK. Summer Exhibition.
Returning to Israel in 2005-2007 I worked for an animation studio and a Children’s TV Channel, Keshet TV, doing animation and story boards. I also worked freelance illustrating books for children and youth.
In 2008 I left Israel and travelled to the USA and lived and worked in Los Angeles. In 2010 I left the US and travelled to Mexico, Playa del Carmen, Riviera Maya, where I now reside, work and paint.
I am the Art Director and Prop designer for Cauri Productions, working on projects for the following companies: Primark, Accessorize, Google (short action movie called “Adapt or Die”), Sports Illustrated Magazine. I directed and produced a short promotion movie for a Real Estate Development Company (Copal).
I exhibited in a one man show exhibition in 2016. During the period Oct. 2016 - Jan 2016, I participated in a sculpture course- Character Sculpture - in the Gnomon School Of Visual Effects Games and Animation Hollywood, CA.
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