Visual Arts

About Ilan Averbuch

Ilan Averbuch was born in Tel Aviv, Israel.


MFA: 1983-85 Hunter College, New York, NY
BFA: 1979-81 School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
1977-78 Wimbledon School of Art, London, England


2016 Marina Heights, Tempe, AZ
Florida International University, Miami, FL
2015 Discovery Campus, Tempe, AZ
Downtown Remote Operations Facility, Raleigh, NC
2014 H.H. Ellis Technical High School, Danielson, CT
Topor Sculpture Garden, Sheba Medical Center, Tel-Hashomer, Israel
2013 Fire Station, El Paso, TX
2012 Bellingham Technical College, Bellingham, WA
2011 Fire Station in Public Park, Scottsdale, AZ
2010 Recreation Center in Public Park, Herriman, Salt Lake County, UT
2009 Public Park, Tamarac, FL
Oregon State Data Center, Salem, OR
2008 Sound Transit Light Rail System, Tacoma, WA
Gezer Park, Leawood, KS
Light Rail System, Phoenix, AZ
2007 Traffic Circle, funded by the Mercury Corporation, Yehud, Israel
2006 Stapleton Landmark, Stapleton, Denver, CO
Tierra Verde Fire Station #2, Tierra Verde, FL
IT and Engineering Building, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
2003 Bar Ilan University, Israel
The Little Prince Park, Chulon, Israel
2001 Performing Arts Center, Illinois Central College, Peoria, IL
2000 Entrance to town, Lavon Industrial Park, Lavon, Israel
1996 Lobby Interior, Ganapati Inc., Calcutta, India
1995 Arena Project, City of Portland, OR
1989 City of Tel Aviv, Israel

Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York: 2017, 2014, 2011, 2008, 2005, 2002, 1999, 1997, 1995, 1993, 1991, 1989.
Omer Open Museum, Israel: 2013-2015.
Gal-On Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel: 2012.
Olga Korper Gallery, Toronto, Canada: 2009, 2005, 1998, 1994, 1991, 1988.
Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York: 2005.
Galerie Sander, Darmstadt, Germany: 2001.
Künstverein Hürth, Hürth, Germany: 2000.
Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany: 1999.
Galerie Lutz Teutloff, Bielefeld and Cologne, Germany: 1998, 1996, 1993.
Michael Haas Gallery, Berlin, Germany: 1993, 1990, 1987.
The Open Museum, Tefen, Israel: 1997.
Littmann Gallery, Basel, Switzerland: 1994.
Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel: 1997, 1993.
Het Apollohuis, Eindhoven, The Netherlands: 1992.
Lavignes-Bastille, Paris, France: 1990.
The Jewish Museum, New York: 1986.
Mabat Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel: 1986.
Daad Galerie, Berlin, Germany: 1986.
Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany: 1985.
OK Harris Works of Art, New York: 1987, 1985, 1983, 1981.
List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, RI: 1983.

2017 “Dialogues, Art & Architecture,” Nancy Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY
2011 “Nimrod’s Descendants,” The Jerusalem Artists’ House, Jerusalem, Israel
2004 “Museum Opening Exhibition,” Nevada Art Museum, Reno, NV
“Indivisible Cities,” Bill Maynes Gallery, New York
2003 “Shivat Zion, Beyond the Principal of Place,” Zman Leomanut, Israel
“Givataim Connection,” Israel
“Genetic Expressions: Art After DNA,” Heckscher Museum of Art, New York
Grand Opening of the New Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada
2002 Markers II, Kassel, Germany
2001 DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, Massachusetts.
“Hands,” Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Galerie Sander at the Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany
1999 “The Hand,” The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
“Food for Thought”, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit
1997 “Pier Walk ’97,” Navy Pier, Chicago, IL
1996-97 Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York
1994 Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
“Kunstwert,” Berlin, Germany
1993 “New York Diary: Almost 25 Different Things,” P.S. 1 Museum, Long Island City, NY “Sticks and Stones: 10 Artists Work with Nature,” Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
1990 “Construction in Process,” Lodz, Poland Historical Museum, Lodz, Poland
“A Natural Order,” Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York
1989 “Recent Acquisitions,” Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Socrates Park, Astoria, Queens, New York
“Recent Acquisitions,” Tel Aviv Museum, Israel
1988 Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Canada
The Brooklyn Museum, New York
1987 “Mythos Berlin,” Anhalter Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
1985 The Peace Biennale, Hamburg, Germany
1984 “80 Years of Israeli Sculpture,” Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
1983 Tel Hai ’83, Tel Hai Art Center, Israel

2012 Americans for the Arts/PAN (Public Art Network) Year in Review recognition
2005 Americans for the Arts/PAN (Public Art Network) Year in Review recognition
2001 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1991 Mid-Atlantic Art Award, NEA regional fellowship
1985-86 D.A.A.D. Award, Berlin, Germany

SELECTED CATALOGUES (*indicates solo catalogues)
*Ilan Averbuch: Reflections. Omer Open Museum, Israel. Essays: “Resonant Reflections, the Art of Ilan Averbuch,” Rachel Rosenfield Lafo; “Between Heaven and Earth, On Ilan Averbuch’s Works,” Ruthi Ofek. 2013.
*Ilan Averbuch: Public Projects. Ilan Averbuch with an essay by Mark D. Cohen. New York: Charta Books Ltd, 2010.
*Ilan Averbuch: Das Gelobte Land. Kunstverein Hürth, Hürth, Germany. 2000.
*Ilan Averbuch, Sculpture and Drawing. The Open Museum, Tefen, Israel. Essays: “Ilan Averbuch: The Intimate Monument,” Carter Ratcliff; “Upon Thy Places and Times,” Dr. Gideon Ofrat. 1997.
*Ilan Averbuch Sculpturen Zeichnugen. Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin, and Lutz Teutloff Modern Art, Köln. 1993.
Sticks and Stones, Katonah Museum of Art, New York. 1991.
Israel Contemporary Sculpture: place and mainstream. Hara Museum, Japan. 1991.
Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation, NEA, Regional Fellowships. 1991.
Ilan Averbuch. Galerie Michael Haas—Berlin, Nancy Hoffman Gallery—New York, Olga Korper Gallery— Toronto, Lavignes- Bastille—Paris. Essay: “The Monumental Archaeologue: Ilan Averbuch’s Sculpture,” Donald Kuspit. 1990.
A Natural Order, The Hudson River Museum, New York. 1990.
40 From Israel, Contemporary Sculpture and Drawing. Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York. 1988.
Fresh Paint. Tel Aviv Museum and Israel Museum. 1988.
Mythos Berlin Project, Berlin, West Germany. 1987.
*Averbuch. Daadgalerie, Berlin, Germany. Essay: “Ilan Averbuch,” Donald Kuspit. 1986.
Contemporary Sculpture from the Martin Z. Marguiles Collection, Grove Isle, Coconut Grove, Florida. Introduction Paula Harper. 1986.
Biennale Des Friedens. Kunsthaus und Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany. 1985.
Israel Art. Israel Museum, Jerusalem. 1985.
Tel Hai 83. Contemporary Art Meeting, Israel. 1983.
Philadelphia Tricentennial Show. 1982.

Ilan Averbuch

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