Keren Anavy (b. Israel) is a New York based multimedia artist working in drawing, painting, installation and performance. Anavy received her MFA from Haifa University, Israel, and her BA in Art History from Tel Aviv University, Israel. She graduated with an art teaching certificateat at Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College, Israel.
Anavy has exhibited widely including solo exhibitions at The Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Haifa Museum of Art, both in Israel and at the Sunroom Project-Space, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York. Her work has been shown at Queens Museum, New York, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, New York, Danspace Project, St. Mark’s Church, New York City, SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2018, New York, Autonomous University of Hidalgo State, Pachuca, Mexico, The Gallery of the Cultural Institute Mexico-Israel, Mexico City, The Pratt Institute New York, Flux Factory, New York, The Korean Cultural Center, New York , NARS Foundation Gallery, New York, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel and The 2nd International Biennale of Painting and Sculpture, Split, Croatia, among others.
Residencies include The Studios at MASS MoCA, Massachusetts (2019), Artist-in-Residence in Everglades, AIRIE Program, Everglades, National Park, Florida (2018), New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA) fellow, The IAP Mentoring Program (2017-18), NARS Foundation, New York, International Artist-in-Residence Program (2015-16) and the ACDP Program by Artis New York, Artport Tel Aviv and Asylum Arts New York.
She has an ongoing collaboration with visual artist Tal Frank, exhibited five exhibitions together and working together at Radio28, an international residency program and exhibition space at Mexico City.
She has been a college level educator for over 10 years, often working closely with the local community. Anavy writes about art and culture in New York and North America at Basis for Art & Culture Magazine (Hebrew). She is a recipient of the Asylum Arts, New York Grant (2017-18).