Visual Arts

About Gabriella Klein

Gabriella Klein is an American/Israeli painter based in Tel Aviv. She was born in Israel to American parents who are both painters, moved to the US at 8, and spent the rest of her childhood in Massachusetts. Klein studied at The Art Institute of Chicago and MassArt in Boston where she received a BFA in illustration. Upon returning to Israel, she went on to concentrate on painting at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, receiving an MFA in 2006.

Klein makes paintings, drawings, and monumental site-specific wall works that rely on her visual experience and sensations in her immediate surroundings.

Klein has exhibited her paintings and site-specific wall murals in galleries and museums in Israel, the U.S., and Europe, including Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Haifa Museum of Art Israel; Eretz Israel Museum, Ramat Aviv; Gallery 39, Tel Aviv; Barbour Gallery, Jerusalem; Artists’ Workshop Gallery, Tel Aviv; Noga Gallery for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv; Habres+Partner Gallery, Vienna; Herzliya Biennial.

Klein received the Rappaport Foundation Prize for Tel Aviv Museum's new acquisitions in 2021, the Israeli Ministry Culture Award for Creativity in 2007 and was an America-Israel Cultural Foundation scholarship recipient in 2003 and 2004. In 2005, she was an artist in residence at Hotel Pupik Artist Residency, Austria.

Gabriella Klein

Visual Arts
Drawing & Painting

Tel Aviv, Israel
Grant Recipient

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