Visual Arts

About Michal Rothschild

Michal was born in Jerusalem in 1974 and grew up in Mevaseret, situated on a mountain, 10 kilometers away from Jerusalem.

Between 1994-1998, she had lived in N.Y.C and studied continuing education in the Cooper Union, Art Student League and the NY Film Academy. She kept a studio at the Clemente Soto Velez Cultural Center in the lower east side of Manhattan. In 1996 she had her first solo exhibition of paintings in N.Y.C at L.E.S.S Space and then at the Tunnel Club imminently after she traveled for a few months to South America. in 1997, made her first trip to Africa. A love affair with Kenya ensued and for the next years, she travel back there often.

In 1998 she returned to Israel to study at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem (1998-2002). She majored in the Fine Art and the Video department. During the time she worked with architect and artist Malcolm Smith on restoration and faux-finishes. Their projects took us to different locations around the world, from the Bahamas, to Montreal.; In 2000, along with traveling, she started carrying a small video camera with me. She used the material she shot to make her first video projects.

In Bezalel she had the opportunity to be the assistant to the artist Dedi Ben Shaul in Lithography Studio and the assistant to the artist Prof. Zvi Tolkovskyi in the Paper Workshop. She finished Bezalel Academy with excellence and received the America-Israel – Keren-Sharet award.

Immediately after, she was invited by Prof. Dieter Appelt, to his Master Class at the U.D.K, Berlin and received a studio at the University. She lived studied and exhibited in Berlin until 2006. On her return to Israel, she lived in Tel-Aviv for one year and her studio was based in the old central-station. Today her studio is based in Mevaseret, 10 kilometers from Jerusalem.

Michal Rothschild

Visual Arts
Drawing & Painting, Multimedia, Printmaking, Sculpture, Video Art

Jerusalem, Israel