Roni Aviv is a visual artist born in Tel Aviv, Israel, and currently based in New York, NY. She is an MFA candidate at Columbia University, Class of 2020. Aviv earned her BFA in Photography (with honors) from Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem in 2017. In the fall semester of 2015, she attended Cooper Union, New York, as part of a student exchange program.
Aviv has shown her work at numerous venues in New York, including The Jewish Museum (2019), Nancy Hoffman Gallery (2019), The Wallach Gallery (2019), and LeRoy Neiman Gallery (2020). In Israel, she had a dual exhibition in Indie Gallery (2018), and participated in group exhibitions at the Bezalel Photography Gallery, Jerusalem (2018) and at the Binyamin Gallery, Tel Aviv (2018).
During her studies at Columbia University, she received several honors: 2020 IAC Grant for Catalog Production, 2018-20 The David Berg Foundation Fellowship, 2018-20 Artis Contemporary Fellowship and 2018-20 Visual Arts Scholarship. At Bezalel, she received the 2017 Academic Excellence Award (Department of Photography) the 2016 Academic Excellence Award (Department of History & Theory) and the 2016-2017 Dean’s Scholarship from the Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design.