Amnon David Ar

1973  Born in Herzliya, Israel.

1993 - 1994  Studied Anatomy for the Arts with the painter Oswald Adler.

1995  Studied at Bezalel, Academy of Arts & Design, Jerusalem.

1996  Studied painting & drawing with the painter Abraham Bykov.

1990 - 1996  Freelance illustrator for book publishers, magazines, advertising agencies & the newspapers Maariv & Davar.

1996 - 2001 Yediot Tikshoret magazine network, Home Illustrator.

2002 - 2003  Maariv newspaper, home caricaturist.

2008  Painter of the Abba Eban stamp for the Israel Post.

Solo Exhibitions

2004  Amnon David Ar - Painting, exhibition & catalog, The Museum of Israeli  Art, Ramat Gan, Israel.

2005  Drawing & Several Paintings, exhibition & catalog, Bernard Gallery, Tel Aviv Israel.                             

2007  Exhibition & catalog, Galerie Vieleers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

2009  Tel Aviv Museum of Art, exhibition & catalog, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2009  Solo exhibition - The Association of Painters and Sculptors – Jerusalem  Artists House, Israel.

2011  Body & Light, exhibition & catalog, Mika Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2017 Wie lange hält das Licht, exhibition, MZ Project room and Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

2017 Art Schöneberg, exhibition, Berlin, Germany.

2018 Keep going, exhibition, MZ Project room and Gallery, Berlin, Germany.

Group Exhibitions

1998  Group exhibition, Bat Yam Art Museum, Israel.

1999  Group exhibition, Bezalel, Academy of Arts & Design, Jerusalem, Israel.

2000  Observation Time, exhibition & catalog, Janco Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel.

2002  Portraits, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel.

2005  Group exhibition, exhibition & catalog, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel.

2005  Group exhibition, the Jerusalem Center for the Performing Arts, Israel.

2006  New Faces, Forum Gallery, New York, USA.

2006  Realisme Amsterdam Fair, The Netherlands.

2006  Arkansas Art Center, collectors show, USA.

2007  The Fine Art of Drawing – Modern & Contemporary Works on Paper, Forum  Gallery, New York, USA.

2008  Time Tunnel, exhibition & catalog, Givataim Municipal Gallery, Israel.

2010  Collections, exhibition & catalog, Haifa Museum, Israel.

2010  Art Monaco fair, Monaco.

2011  A Road To Nowhere, exhibition & catalog, Ashdod Museum of Fine Arts, Israel.

2011  Fresh Paint Art fair, exhibition & catalog, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2011  True Colors, exhibition & catalog, The Soho Gallery, London, the Cube Gallery, Manchester, England.

2012   Fresh Paint art fair,exhibition & catalog, Tel Aviv, Israel.

2012   People & Places, Medici Gallery, exhibition & catalog, London, England.

2012   The Summer Exhibition, Medici Gallery, London, England.

2012   Art Any Way: Exploring The Wheel, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel.

2013  Face to Face Artists' self-portraits from the collection of Jackye and Curtis Finch Jr., exhibition & catalog, 

Arkansas Art Center, USA.      

2018  VII. INT. Malerei Biennale Hamburg, exhibition & catalog, Germany.       

2018  Shopping- exhibition & catalog, Haifa Museum, Israel.   

2018 NordArt, International art exhibition, Büdelsdorf, Germany.

2019  Group exhibition of the Shiff prize winners, The Tel Aviv Museum of art, exhibition and catalog, March 2019 



Prizes & Collections

2008  Winner of the first "Haim Shiff" competition, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel.

2011  Participant at the "Cite Des Arts" residency project, Paris, France.

 Works appear in many important collections, such as The Tel Aviv Museum of Art,  Len Balavatnic collection, 

Shiff collection, Druck collection,  Sabag collection, Braun collection, Shabtay collection, Brandais collection,

 Sir Ronald Cohen among others. 

Currently resides in Berlin, Germany.