Visual Arts

About Hilda Merom

Hilda Merom, a ceramic artist from Israel, was born in Argentina and immigrated to Israel in 1971. She has chosen to live in the Galilee, which is the northern part of Israel, a mountainous region with a mixed population of Arabs, Druze, and Jews.

Hilda has had a lifelong relationship with clay art, starting in her youth in Argentina and continuing in Israel at the Tel-Hai College’s Clay Art Department. During a stay in the USA, she became a full-time student of Clay Art at the Florida International University under the guidance of Professor William Burke. During this time of intense study she became acquainted with the various firing techniques of the Far East and participated in several workshops conducted by Paul Soldner, Don Reitz, Coleman, Keren Karnes, Berenson, Rudi Autio, Peter Voulkos and more

Hilda was invited to 6 month residence program to teach an make a big instalation at Qiong KIln Site In China starting in October 2018. In 2004The Israeli Foreign Ministry sponsored Hilda’s Participation in the Art in Residence Program in Sanbao, Jingdezhen, China, where she had the opportunity to work with Chinese and international artist. At the end of the residency exhibition of her work was held in the Sanbao Art Gallery. She also gave a slide presentation to the students of the Sculpture Department of the China Central Academy of Fine Arts in Beijing.

In August 2009 was selected to show her work in Gangjin, South Korea, this trip was also sponsored by the Israeli Foreign Ministry and Gangjin Exhibition organizers.

In 2003 Hilda Merom was awarded a further bursary to spend two weeks in the UK as a guest of the Designer Crafts Foundation. During her stay, she visited many studios and collections and also gave a slide show for a group of leading British potters including Gabrielle Koch and Nicholas Arroyave Portela.

Hilda teaches in private classes at her studio, gives workshops and slide presentation about her work.

Hilda Merom

Visual Arts
Ceramics & Glass, Sculpture

Kfar Vradim - Israel, Israel
Grant Recipient

Artist Gallery