DINA MERHAV

Sculptress. Specializes in constructing big outdoor sculptures around the world.
Tel. 972 4 9841136 mobile 505 924748
Email: dmerhav@netvision.net.il
www.dinamerhav.israel.net

1936 > Born in Yugoslavia.
1949 > Immigrated with her family to Israel, settled in Kiryat Motzkin.
1953-1957 > Studied and Graduated from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem.
Began to work as graphic designer.
1966-1996 > Instructor of graphic design and sculpture, Hadassa Wizo College of Design, Haifa.
1971-1974 > Instructor of graphic design, Art Department, University of Haifa.
1975-1980 > Instructor of graphic design, External Studies, Technion, Haifa.
1984-1985 > Studied sculpture, University of Haifa.
1984 > Participated in a stone sculpture seminar, Pietra Santa, Italy.
Published poetry book For You With Love.
1998 > Received the Herman Struck Prize, Haifa Municipality.
Works currently in her sculpture studio in Kibbutz Nir Ezion. Lives in Artists Village Ein Hod

Participated in numerous solo and group exhibitions in Israel and abroad.




Outdoor Sculptures

1989 > Cradle, Kiryat Motzkin
Refinement, Oil Refineries, Haifa
Two sculptures, Memorial Site, Sculpture Garden,
Army Ordnance Corps, Natanya
1990-1994 > Sculpture Garden, Oil Refineries, Haifa
1990-1998 > Sculpture Garden, Nesher Industries, Haifa
Sculpture Garden, Nesher Industries, Ramle
1992 > Man-Tree-Bird, Neve Ilan Forest near Jerusalem
Sculpture, Memorial Site, Service Corps, near Ben-Shemen
1994-1996 > Sculpture Garden, Nesher Industries, Har-Tuv
1995 > Sculpture Garden, Lime and Stone Industries, Haifa
International Sculpture Symposium, Maalot
1995-1998 > Merhav Nesher Sculpture Industrial Park, Nesher Industries, Haifa
1996 > Angel’s Rest, Sculpture Garden, Caucab Abu El Hidja, Galilee
1997 > Three Wishes, Holon
1998 > Jacobs Ladder, Haifa
Wheels to Heaven, Nesher
Wings of Peace, Geneva, Switzerland
1999 > Dialogue, Carmel Hospital, Haifa
2000 > Look, Givatayim Theater
Six Sculptures, Kfar Saba
2001 > International Sculpture Symposium, Maalot
Gate to Heaven, Tel Aviv University
Wings of Hope, Javne
2002 > Odd Bird, Janko-Dada Museum, Ein Hod
2003 > Angels’ Garden, Sculpture Garden, Ramat Hasharon
Dinozaur, Fish and Bird, Tel Aviv Enigma, Hayarkon Park, Tel Aviv
Ancient Bird, Kazir, Harish
Fishing, Yuzi Paradise, Guilin, China
Bird of Paradise, Yueyuanyuan Park, Shanghai, China
2004 > Primordial Creature, Johnson Diversey, Mequon, Wis. USA
Iron Stone Tree, Yavne
Six sculptures, Ort Braude College of Engineering, Karmiel
2005 > Fruit of Paradise, Mr. L. Tenenbaum collection, Toronto, Canada
Carriage, Alternativ Gallery, Jaffa
Angels House, Sculptures Way, Hazerim
2006 > 3 Sculptures, Petah Tikva
3 Sculptures, Ganei Tikva
2007 > Wings of Harmony, Dialogue, Bird Carriage, Coconut Tree,
Bombay, India
Birds, Pardesia


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