Talma Israeli - painter and teacher OF ART
Talma Israeli, a holocaust survivor, was brought up in kibbutz shaar Ha'Amakim. to love her homeland and its beautiful landscape. On her canvasses she expresses her affinity to nature and mankind in a process which touches issues of identity through cross-reference. The artist present the composition of nature and landscape in abstract realism based on the concept of space was well as on harmony of color and texture. Her perspectives fill the rural landscape of her work with a set of interconnected visual images which give it a poetic and personal dimension.
Talma Israeli studied Art and creativity at the Bat Yam painting Institute, the Avni institute and the Bezalel School of art. She also took courses in Art history at the Tel Aviv University. She is a member of the Israel painters and Sculptors Association, has held one-person shows and has taken part in group exhibitions.
Among her one-person shows were exhibitions at the Ministry of defense 1990-1995; the Steinberg house in Holon, 1997; the Hall of arts in Rishon LeZ'ion in 1998 and the Gerard Bahar Theater Center in Jerusalem.
Among the group exhibitions she took part in were those in the Hall of art in Holon 1982-1985; the Tel Aviv Artists' Association in 1997, Lavon Art Gallery New-Jersey, Pitsberg, USA in 2003; the Eretz Israel Museum in 2004; the fine Arts Museum in Haifa in 2005 and the Gerard Bechar Theater Center in Jerusalem in 2006.