Ohad Matalon


Born in 1972
Lives and works in Tel Aviv
Teach photography at "Bezalel Academy of Art and Design", Jerusalem



2005-2007  Study for M.F.A "Bezalel Academy of Art and Design”, Tel Aviv
1997-2001  B.F.A in photography, "Bezalel Academy of Art and Design”, Jerusalem, Graduated with excellence

Solo Exhibitions

2012   "The Zone" Podbielski Contemporary Gallery Berlin
          Works from "The Zone" Tavi Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
2010   “North True South Bright”, Contemporary by Golconda Gallery, Tel Aviv
2009  “Today”, Herzliya Biennial of Art, Herzliya
2005    “E”, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
2001    “Ohad Matalon”, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv.

Selected Group Exhibitions

2012       Roma Contemporary Art Fair
                Artists of the Gallery , Podbielski Contemporary Gallery Berlin
                "Mia" Art Fair, Milano
                "Eat" Piazza Citta' di Lombardia, Milano
                "City Art Tel Aviv" Exhibition on city building
                "Is That Real ?" ME Contemporary, Copenhagen
2011       "Making Room" Tel Aviv Museum of Art
                Preview Berlin  Art fair
               "Imagenery Homelands" Mina gallery New York
               "Contemporary Israeli Photography"  Tel Aviv Museum of Art
               "Israeli texture" Permanent exhibition at the Israel's  Parliament
               "Winners 2010" winners of Ministry of culture prizes Ramat Gan Museum of Art
               "Human Landscape" Artist house Tel Aviv
               "Southern spirit" Hanegev Museum of art & at the Tel Aviv University gallery
2010    “Restart” Tavi artgallery Tel-Aviv
           “Decadence” Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv
            “Fresh paint 03 Art Fair, Jaffa
            “Watermelons” Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv
2009     ART TLV, Tel Aviv Biennial of Art
            "Dreary structures, Dreamy Structures" Ashdod Museum of Art
            "A Hard Day's Night" Contemporary by Golconda Gallery, Tel Aviv
            "Garden in the City" Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva
            "My Camp" Dollinger and Inga galleries, Tel Aviv
            "Cracks" Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), Tel Aviv
            "In the Same Breath" Tavi Dresner Gallery, Tel Aviv
            "Calling Card" Contemporary by Gallery, Tel Aviv
            “Power Shows 04” Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei
                "Fresh paint 02 Art fair, Tel-Aviv
2008     “Border line-Mirror like” Huashan Culture Park, Taipei
            “Picnic Project”, the International Beijing Biennale, Beijing
            “Three Photographers”, Tel Aviv Artists Studios, Tel Aviv
            “Post Minimalism”, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya
                "Fresh paint 01 Art fair, Tel Aviv
2007    Tribute to Rafi Lavi, Midrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv
            “Cable Realease” Midrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv
            “Winners of Prices from the Ministry of Culture”, Petach-Tikva Museum of Art
2006   “Laterna Magica”, Bat-Yam Museum of Art, Bat-Yam
            “The Third Generation”, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv
            “Inhalexhale Project”, the 9th International Photography Gathering,
            Aleppo, Syria           
2005    "Dash", Chocolate Factory Gallery, London
            "Israeli Contemporary Photography, FotoGrafia, Rome
             “Jerusalem through Private lens" Jerusalem Artists House / the Kunsthaus, 
            “Life: Contemporary Photography from Israel” JCC Art Gallery, New York            
2004    “Current Visions from Israel", Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
2003    Winners of Hapais Award, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
2002   "Fragile Line", Um el Phahem Galllery, Um el Phahem
           “New Acquisitions” Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
2001   “Gallery Photographers”, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv


2012   BNL-BNP Paribas-Award, best work at MIA (Milan Image Art) Fair
2010   The Minister of culture award
2008    “Artist in Community” scholarship from the Ministry of culture & education
2007    Mifal Hapais Scholarship for photography project
2006    “Young Artist”  award from the Ministry of culture & education.
2005    Citation at the young photographer competition of Haifa Museum of Art
2002    "Mifal Hapais" award – first portrait


Selected Collections:
Tel-Aviv Museum of Art collection
Israel's parliament collection
Haifa Museum of Art collection
Pkb Private Bank Switzerland  Collection
Mishkenot  Shaananim Photography Collection
Petach Tikva Museum Collection
Shpilman Institute for photography  collection
Katri  family collection
Rapaport  family Collection
Yigal Ahuvi collection
Uzi Zucker & Rivka Saker collection
More private collections in Israel & abroad

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