Mesilat Zion, Israel
Born in Israel, Ella Amitay Sadovsky has been working as an artist and scientist for most of her life. She has exhibited nationally and internationally at venues such as the University of California at Berkeley (CA, USA), the Open Museum (Tefen, Israel) The Weizmann Institute of Science (Rehovot, Israel), and The Janco Dada Museum (Ein Hod, Israel).
She has received numerous prizes and fellowships as an artist and as a scientist from the National Science Foundation, USA (2000-2003), Ministry of Culture and Sports prize, Israel (2012) and The MacDowell Colony Fellowship, USA (2015).
Two books of her work were published (2012, 2014). In addition to painting she creates stop motion video performances. She is currently teaching at Shenkar College of Engineering and Design and at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology.
Ella Amitay Sadovsky holds a PhD from The Weizmann Institute of Science, a BSc and MSc from the Technion, and a BFA and MFA from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. She did her postdoctoral research at the University of California at Berkeley (CA, USA) and studied for her BFA at CCA (CA, USA). Ella Amitay Sadovsky’s work is included in public and private national and international collections, including The Open Museum’s collection, The Janco Dada Museum’s collection and The Shiff Collection.