Visual Arts

About Heddy Abramowitz

Heddy Breuer Abramowitz is an American-Israeli multidisciplinary artist. Born in Brooklyn, NY to Holocaust survivors, she was raised in southern Maryland near Washington, DC. Israel has been her home since 1979, she lives and works in Jerusalem. Primarily a painter, she has strong interests in drawing, photography, experiments in other media and is a writer. Born in Brooklyn, NY, to Holocaust survivors, she grew up in southern Maryland.

Abramowitz studied art at Syracuse University School of Fine and Applied Arts in 1972; she received a BSFS (1976) at Georgetown University and a JD from the University of Maryland (1979) while continuing art studies. In Israel, she studied with Jan Rauchwerger, Sasha Okun, and was in the first Master Class of Israel Hershberg’s Jerusalem Studio School.
She has served on the Jerusalem Artists’ House Managing Committee and is a founding and current member of the Studio of Her Own Steering Committee.

Noteworthy Exhibits:

Solo exhibits:

2015 CrossPoint Artists House, Tel Aviv
2014 Intersections; and Dusks, Artspace Gallery, Jerusalem

Selected Group exhibitions:

2021 Authenticity and Identity, Adas Israel Synagogue, Washington, DC, catalog

2020 Salon of The Cubia Gallery, Portrait, (Manofim Project) Jerusalem

2020 The Story of Pesach, Koresh Gallery and Barbur Gallery, (Manofim Project) Jerusalem, catalog

2020 I am. an Immigrant. Institut für Alles Mögliche, Berlin, Germany, catalog

2019 Relative Relations, Hebrew Union College Dr. Bernard Heller Museum, New York City, catalog (traveling exhibition)

2019 Shalom Bayit, The Jerusalem Biennale (and Manofim Project), catalog

2019 Her Dress, Her Symbol: Return to Antea, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem catalog

2019 Embroidered Scaffolds: Between Past and Present, Between Art and Craft, Hansen House Center for Design, Media and Technology, Jerusalem, catalog

2017 Home, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York City

2015 A Fine Line, The Jerusalem Biennale, Jerusalem
2015 A Sense of Place, A Sense of Space, The Jerusalem Biennale, Jerusalem
2014 The Seventh Day: Shabbat Revisited, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York City
2013 Touched by the Holocaust, Synagogue for the Arts Gallery, New York City
2012-13 The Sexuality Spectrum, Hebrew Union College – Jewish Institute of Religion Museum, New York City
2010 Limmudarts, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, England
2009 Housewives and Heroines, Antea Gallery, Jerusalem (Project Initiator and Manager)
2008 Man and Earth, Oman Gallery, The Jerusalem Foundation, Jerusalem
2005 Walking on Eggs The Corrine Mammon Ashdod Museum of Art

2004 Traces II (Biennale in Drawing) The Artists House, Jerusalem

Honors: Abramowitz was selected to participate in 2021 in the “48-Hour Creative Quarantine” artist resident, Kol HaOt Gallery, Artists Colony (Khutzot Hayotzer), Jerusalem, where she previously completed a one-month artist-in-residency in 2017. A finalist in the International Jewish Artist of the Year Award in London, 2007, her work was exhibited at Christie’s, London. In 2004, she was an International Fellow at the Vermont Studio Center. Her work is included in the Permanent Collection of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Omanut l’Am, and in many private collections in Israel and abroad.

Heddy Abramowitz

Visual Arts
Curating, Drawing & Painting, Mixed Media, Photography, Printmaking

Jerusalem, Israel