Visual Arts

About Shai Kremer

Shai Kremer lives and works New York, where he attended the School of Visual Arts. His works have been on exhibit in important museums such as the Tate Modern of London, the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, the Chicago Museum of Contemporary Photography, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, the Israel Museum of Jurusalem, the Museo Internazionale della Croce Rossa e della Mezzaluna Rossa of Geneve (exhibition curated by the Musée del’Elysée of Lausanne).

He brought his work to numerous photography festivals like Photo España of Madrid and the Chinese Biennial Photos of Beijing and Guangzhou. His works are part of the collections of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, the Houston Museum of Fine Arts, the Museum of Contemporary Photography of Chicago, the Israel Museum of Jerusalem,the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.

He published two monographic books: Infected Landscape (2008) e Fallen Empires (2011).

He is currently represented by Robert Koch Gallery of San Francisco. He collaborates with the following art galleries: Julie Saul of New York, Filles du Calvaire in Paris, Julie M. in Toronto and Tel Aviv, Artitled Contemporary in Herpen.

2010 BMW Paris Photo Prize – 20 short-listed artists, exhibited at the Carousel du Louvre
2009 Henri Cartier Bresson Award – Runner up, prize awarded to David Goldblatt
2009 Lucie International Photography Awards – Honorable Mention
2008 Rencontres Photographiques D’Arles, PhotoFolio Review Prize
2008 NYFA (New York Foundation of the Arts) Artist’s Fellowship in Photography
2007 Aperture Portfolio Prize 2007, Runner-up
2007 Santa Fe Center for Photography, 2007 Prize nominee
2007 HSBC Fondation pour la Photographie, amongst the 2007 Prize fifteen nominates
2007 Israel Pais Grant for the Art and Culture, Tel Aviv, Israel
2004 America – Israel Cultural Foundation, MFA Studies Grant
2002 America – Israel Cultural Foundation, BA Accomplishment Grant

Shai Kremer

Visual Arts
Curating, Mixed Media, Photography, Sculpture

Brooklyn, New York, United States
Grant Recipient