Shai Kremer

Born 1974, Israel


2003-2005 School of Visual Arts, New York. M.F.A - Photography and Related Media

1998-2002 Camera Obscura School of Arts, Tel Aviv Israel. B.A. - Photography

Solo Exhibitions

World Trade Center: Concrete Abstract, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, with works on concurrent exhibition at: The Bronx Museum of the Arts, The Brooklyn Academy of Music and The Museum of the City of New York
World Trade Center: Concrete Abstract, Julie M Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

Concrete Abstract & Notes from the Edges, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Work in Progress, Julie M Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Work in Progress, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Fallen Empires, Forteresse de Salses. Perpignan, France
Infected Landscape, Le Bleu du Ciel Gallery. Lyon, France
Fallen Empires, Robert Koch Gallery. San Francisco, CA

Fallen Empires, Julie Saul Gallery, New York
Fallen Empires, Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv
Infected Landscape - Blue Sky Gallery, Portland, OR
Fallen Empires, James Hyman Gallery, London
Fallen Empires - Julie M. Gallery, Toronto

Infected Landscape, FMoPa, Tampa, FL
Infected Landscape and Fallen Empires, Galerie Les Filles Du Calvaire, Paris

Infected Landscape, Julie M. Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Infected Landscape Israel, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

Broken Promised Land, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, CA
Broken Promises Land, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Infected Landscape Israel, Julie M Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Infected Landscape Israel, Oslo, Norway

Broken Promised Land, Carpentras Synagogue Gallery, Arles - France

Infected Landscape, Eastside Gallery, SVA, New York, NY

Architecture of Terror, The Israeli Architects Association Main Hall, Israel
Infected Landscape, Givat Haviva Art Center, Gallery for Peace, Israel

Group Exhibitions

Great Wide Open - Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Raising Dust - Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel (opening November 2013)

Behind Landscape - H2 Center for Contemporary Art. Augsburg, Germany
Reinventing the future, MACRO Testaccio Contemporary Art Museum, Rome, Italy
Landscape & Color, Julie M. Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Israeli Homage to the Italian Renaissance, Tel Aviv, Israel

Being American, Visual Arts Gallery, New York
Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera, Walker Art Center, MN
On the Road to Nowhere, Ashdod Art Museum, Israel
Human Landscape, The Artist Workshop, Tel Aviv, Israel

Natural Conflict: Video and Photography from Israel, Nevada Museum of Art, NV
BMW Prize Paris Photo 2010, Carousel du Louvre, Paris, France
Looking In, Looking Out: The Window in Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera, San Francisco MoMa, San Francisco, CA
Open Wide, Julie M. Gallery, Toronto, Canada

Picturing Modernity: The Photography Collection, SF MoMA, San Francisco, CA
Walls, Pont de la Machine, Geneva, Switzerland Structures, Dwellings and Buildings, Ashdod Art Museum, Israel
Point of View, Manshia, Tel Aviv, Israel Stigmata, Red Cross Red Crescent Museum, Geneva, Switzerland
Dystopia, Robert Koch Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Constellation, Ermanno Tedeschi Gallery, Rome
Windows and Mirrors, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY

Reality Check: Truth and Illusion in Contemporary Photography, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

HeartQuake, The Museum on the Seam. Jerusalem, Israel
Israeli Panoramas, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art. Herzlya, Israel
Israel at 60, The Vittoriano Museum. Rome, Italy

Engagement-Contemporary Photography Israel Museum Jerusalem, Israel
Loaded Landscape - Museum of Contemporary Photography Chicago. USA
Guangzhou Photo Biennale - Selected by Alain Sayag, Canton, China
Rencontres Photographiques d'Arles - Photo Folio Review. Arles, France
Festival of the Photograph - Charlottesville, VA, USA

Local Testimony in conjunction with World Press Photo,Tel- Aviv Israel
Emerging photographers 2005 – Stockholm, Sweden
Emerging photographers 2005 – Madrid Spain –photo Espana
Infected Landscape - Julie Saul Gallery, New York
Emerging photographers 2005 – Milan, Italy
Disengagement -Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Emerging photographers 2005 – Omotesando Gallery, Tokyo. Japan

Emerging photographers 2005 - Art & Commerce, New York
Focused - Photographic Centre Northwest, Seattle, WA
See what I mean - Visual Arts Gallery. New York

Artic 6 - America-Israel Cultural Foundation, Tel Aviv university Gallery. Israel

Graduate exhibition - Camera Obscura. Israel

Jewish Identity - Jerusalem Cinematheque. Israel
Jewish Identity - Camera Obscura Gallery. Israel

Between Art and Fashion, Ramat Gan - Museum of Modern Art. Israel


Afterwards, curated by Nathalie Herschdorfer, Thames and Hudson, 2011
Earth. Germany: teNeues, Shortlisted finalists of the Prix Pictet published in 2009
Vince Aletti, The New Yorker, October 6th, 2011
William Meyers, The Wall Street Journal, September 2011
Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera. Exhibition catalog. London, UK: Tate Modern, 2010
Shortlisted finalists of the Prix Pictet published in Earth. Germany: teNeues, 2009
Coups de Coeurs Paris Photo, Beaux Arts Magazine (France), November 2009
Arts Supplement: Gallery,” Dana Gillerman, Haaretz (Israel), 2008
As Is. Exhibition catalog. Rome, Italy: Vittoriano Art Museum, 2008
HeartQuake. Israel: Museum on the Seam, 2008
Sur, Yossi , Haaretz, (Israel), January 2011
Briand, Luc , Liberation, (France), August 13, 2010
Guillot, Claire, Le Monde (France), April 11, 2010
Telerama, (France), April 7, 2010 “Coups de Coeurs Paris Photo,” Beaux Arts Magazine (France), November 2009.
Courier International (France), March 2009
Special Issue on Arles, Images Magazine (France), July 2008
Special Issue on Paris Photo, Images Magazine (France), November 2008
Yochelson, Bonnie, “The City,” The New York Times (New York, NY) December 7, 2008
Dr. Rosen, Jochai, “Infected Landscape,” Afterimage Magazine (New York, NY), 2008 Gillerman, Dana, Arts Supplement: Gallery” Haaretz (Israel), 2008
Smadar Sheffi, Haaretz (Israel), February 21, 2008
Aletti, Vince, The New Yorker, May 12, 2008
ARTIS Catalog, Israeli Contemporary Art Week in New York, Israeli Artists, 2008
Guangzhou Photo Biennale. Catalog. Canton, China, 2007
NO Magazine 8-page article about Infected Landscape, Oslo, Norway, 2007
Afterimage Magazine cover and article, New York, 2007
NY Jewish Museum Spring Catalog, New York, 2007
New York Time Magazine – Bernard Henri Levy : My Views of Israel , August 6, 2006
Peek - Art & Commerce Publications, New York , October 2005
Artic 6 Catalog, Tel Aviv, Israel 2004: Ellul Art Auction Catalog Tel Aviv, Israel , 2004


Fallen Empires, Shai Kremer, essays by Anne Tucker, Dr. Amiran Oren, Dr. Ariella Azzoulay, Taly Sasoon, Meron Benvenisti, Dewi Lewis Publishing & Radius Books, U.S. & U.K., hardcover, 50 plates, February 2011
Infected Landscape, Shai Kremer, essay by Sylvia Wolf and Pr. Zuckermann), Dewi Lewis Publishing, Manchester UK, hardcover, 66 plates, September 2008


2010 BMW Paris Photo Prize - one of the 20 short-listed artists, exhibited at the Carousel du Louvre
2009 Henri Cartier Bresson Award - Runner up
2009 Lucie International Photography Awards - Honorable Mention
2008 Rencontres Photographiques D’Arles, PhotoFolio Review Prize
2008 NYFA (New York Foundation of the Arts) Artist’s Fellowship in Photography
2007 Aperture Portfolio Prize 2007, Runner-up
2007 Edutmekomit- Local testimony: First Place in Landscape Photography
2007 Recontres Photographiques D'Arles, PhotoFolio Review Prize
2007 Santa Fe Center for Photography, nominated for the 2007 Santa Fe Prize
2007 HSBC Fondation pour la Photographie, amongst the 2007 Prize fifteen nominates
2007 Israel Pais Grant for the Art and Culture (Israel)
2005 America - Israel Cultural Foundation
2004 America - Israel Cultural Foundation, Scholarship for MFA Studies
2003 Camera Obscura Award for Excellence in the Visual Arts
2002: America - Israel Cultural Foundation, Scholarship for BA Accomplishment


Museum of Fine Arts. Houston, TX
Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art. Herzliya, Israel Museum on the Seam. Jerusalem, Israel
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME
Chapman Museum, Orange, CA
DLA Piper, New York
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Israel Museum Jerusalem, Israel
Koskoff & Koskoff & Bieder, New York, NY
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
Rose Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham, MA
San Francisco Museum of ModernArt, San Francisco, CA
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

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