Visual Arts

About Binyamin Basteker

Binyamin Basteker was born in 1953, Bombay (Mumbai), India. He moved to Israel in 1969. Lives and works in Jerusalem


1966-1969 Private art studies with local masters, India
1970-1976 Kalisher College of Art, Tel Aviv Private tutelage with Arieh Margushilsky
1980-1984 Kalisher College of Art, teaches drawing and painting
1980-1984 Khan HaTurki, Kiryat Shemona, teaches drawing and aquarelle to advanced students
1988-1989 Mastering silkscreen with Alimah

Solo Exhibitions

1978 “Abstract Paintings”, Artist’s House, Tel Aviv
1982 “Binyamin Basteker, Paintings 1980-82”, Alon Gallery, Jerusalem
1997 “Binyamin Basteker, Aquarelle Painting”, Municipal Gallery, Jerusalem
1999 “An Impression from a different angle”, Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem
2000 “Abstract Painting”, Baeck Institute of Science, Jerusalem

Select Group Exhibitions

1975 “New Faces”, Bitan Ha’Amanim, Tel Aviv
1977 “Graduate Exhibition” Khan, Kiryat Shmona
1978 “Thirty Years of the State of Israel”, Artist’s House, Jerusalem
1979 “Group Exhibition”, Artist’s House, Tel Aviv
1979 “The Israeli Grafotech””, Bet Ariela, Tel Aviv
1980 Fifth Biennale for Young Artists, The Haifa Museum of Modern Art
1980 “Abstract Painting”, Artist’s House, Tel Aviv

Awards and Scholarships

1961-68 Certificates of Exceptional Artistic Talent, Baroda, India
1974 American Israel Cultural Foundation Grant
1975 Merit Scholarship for Artistic Accomplishment, Israel Ministry of Education, Department of Culture
1975-76 Keren Sharett, Foundation for Young Artists, Certificate of Honor
1978 Israel Ministry of Education, Scholarship for Overseas Art Education


Israeli Painters & Sculptors, National Modern Art Catalog, published 1981, Isart Ltd.


Permanent Collection, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Steinherz Family Collection
Assorted Private collections in Israel and abroad

Binyamin Basteker

Visual Arts
Drawing & Painting

Jerusalem, Israel
Grant Recipient