Yael Frank
1982, Tel Aviv, Israel



2012- MFA, Bezalel Academy of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

2008- BFA, The Cooper Union for The Advancement of Science and Art, New York

2007- The Moscow Art Theatre School USA Summer Program, Cambridge, MA

Awards and Scholarships

2018 - The Pais Institute Catalog Grant

2018 - The Rabinovitch Foundation Fund for Art and the Tel Aviv Special Project Committee

2017 - Ingeborg Bachmann Scholarship Established by Anselm Kiefer, Wolf Foundation

2017 - The Pais Institute Project Grant

2016 - Artis Project Grant

2016 - The Ostrovsky Family Fund

2014 - The Rabinovitch Foundation Fund for Art and the Tel Aviv Special Project Committee

2012- The Bezalel MFA Program Award for Encouragement of Creativity and Excellence, Bezalel Academy of Art & Design, Israel

2011- Teaching Assistant Scholarship, Art Department, Bezalel Academy of Art &Design, Israel

2010- Excelling Artist Grant, Misrad Haklita, Israel

2009- LABA Artist Membership Program, NY

2008- The Elliot Lash Memorial Prize for Excellence in Sculpture, NY

2004-2008- A four-year full tuition scholarship, The Cooper Union School of Art, NY

Solo Exhibitions and Collaborations

2018- A Problem, The Tel Aviv Aritsts’ Studio Gallery. Curated by Sally Haftel Naveh

2017 - The Day When Nothing Happened, ArtCube Gallery, Jerusalem. Two person show curated by Maayan Shellef.

2014- “The ice is melting Ms. Frankczak”, Zachęta National Gallery of Art Project Room, Warsaw. Two person show curated by Magda Kardasz

2013- She had the Moral of a Vacuum Cleaner and the Soul of a Pari-Mutuel Machine, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curated by Ofra Harnam

2013 - O Scale, site specific project, Space Shuttle, Loving Art Open Studios, Tel Aviv. Curated by Hila Cohen-Schniderman. With Zohar Gotesman

2012- No Entrance for Handicapped, Bezalel MFA Graduate Show, Tel Aviv. Curated by Raphael Zagury-Orly and Michal Helfman

2012- Party Poopers, Labyrinth Gallery, Lublin, Poland. Curated by Waldemar Tatarczuk and Magda Linkowska

2008- “When the sun sets little people make big shadows”, Solo Thesis Show, The Cooper Union, New York

Selected Group Exhibitions

April 2019 - Uncanny Village, Future Dome, Milano

June 2019 - Group Exhibition Lanserhaus Museum, Eppan

2019 - 11/433, Work from the Collection of Labirynt Gallery, Lublin, Poland

2018 - Recovery Plan - Join or Die, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2018 - Table Manners, The Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv

2017 - Neo-Andartal, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon

2017 - Citizens, The Petach Tikva Museum, Israel

2016 - 5, Gabirol Gallery, Tel Aviv

2015 - Permission to Leave, Gabirol Gallery, Tel Aviv

2015 - Wot Ken You Mach, Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Poland

2014 - Fine Mechanics, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon

2014 - HELA, Hamidrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv

2013 - Histories, The Israeli Center for Digital Art, Holon

2013 - SHE BUSH, Yaffo 23, Jerusalem

2012 - Videorover 5, NURTUREart, Brooklyn

2011 - What is Interpreting Tradition, Guttman Museum, Tel Aviv

2010 - Volume, AT1 Projects, Los Angeles

2010 - Foster Landscapes, Page Not Found Gallery, Brooklyn (with Abigail Collins and Tamar Meir)

2009 - Happy Shadows, performance, The 14th Street Y Theater, NY (with Maximiliano


2009 - To Make a Cake May Take Years to Bake, 406 Studio, Brooklyn

2007 - Between Good and Evil, Lubalin Center, Cooper Union, NY (with Abigail Collins

and Ryan Rivadynera)

2007 - An Interview with Sunny Sparkle-Toes, The Great Hall, Cooper Union, NY


2015 - Local Space, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art

2014- Story Time: Or Was It? Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel Aviv

2010 - Videozone, The 5th International Video Art Biennial in Israel, CCA, Tel Aviv

2009- Young Filmmakers, Anthology Film Archive, NY


2017 - The Amazing Disappearance Act, Thoughts on Escape Convention, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem

2014- Not Funny, The 11th Lexical Convention, Minerva Humanities Center, The Tel Aviv University

Selected Press

Hamechola, TV Interview by Itay Mautner, Kan Taagid Hashidur, 2.10.2017

New Establishment, Yael Frank by Charlotte Jansen (interview). Elephant Magazine #30, Spring 2017

A Methodical Break, Keren Goldberg, Erev Rav, 21.6.2016 (Link)

Frankophilia, Yael Frank Votes With Her Legs, Hila Skolnik-Brenner, City Mouse Haaretz, 19.2.2013 (Link)

Highlights From Emerging Video Art: Video As Sculpture, Whitney Kimball, The L Magazine, 14.12.2012

‘Sleeping in our Beds’ in a city that never sleeps, Laura Kelly , The Jerusalem Post, 15.11.2012

Nachum Takum, Galya Yahav, Galeria Haaretz, 26.10.2011


Zachęta National Gallery of Art Collection

Labyrinth Gallery Collection

The Igal Ahouvi Art Collection

Private Collections