Team

Members of the Benyamini Center management Marcelle Klein - trustee and director of the Center

Initiator of the Benyamini foundation since 2001. Past lecturer at Midrasha Art Teachers College, Beit Berl, pottery department. Graduate of Tel Aviv University, Speech and Hearing Therapy. Student and friend of Issachar and Yehudit Benyamini

Ilan Meyer - trustee of the Center

Ilan H. Meyer, Ph.D. is Professor of Clinical Sociomedical Sciences and Deputy Chair for MPH Programs at the Department of Sociomedical Sciences at Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health. Ilan was a student and friend of Issachar and Yehudit Benyamini

Shlomit Bauman - Trustee  and Curator of the Center

Lecturer of ceramics design at Holon Institute of Technology and Sapir College and school of art, society and culture Curator of the sixth Bienale Ceramic Exhibition, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Past member of the editorial staff of 1280 ceramic art magazine. Director of the Israel Ceramic Artists Association 1998- 2005. Graduate of Bezalel Acadamy of Art, ceramic design department. Masters degree in Industrial Design Science, Tehnion, Haifa

Ester Beck - Library and Research Center Manager

Independent ceramics studio Writer covering Israeli Ceramics for international professional periodicals. Independent curator collector of international ceramics. Masters degree in psychology

Ravit Lazer - Educational Director Benyamini Ceramic Art School

Lecturer at Shenkar College, industrial design faculty. Independent studio for pottery, design and ceramic sculpture Studied art and design at Bezalel Acadamy of Art, Parsons School of Design, New York Bachelors degree in ceramic art and design, Suny, NYC Masters degree, Interdisciplinary Art Program, Tel Aviv University.

Shira Silverstone - Content Advisor for Events  

Sub-Editor and production assistant of 1280, ceramic art magazine. Graduate of Tel Aviv University, Life Sciences and Tel Hai College, Pottery department.

Yael Novak - Advisor on International Relations
Graduate of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem - English and Art History and York University, Toronto, Canada - Education and Special Education.
Arts and Design Center - George Brown College, Toronto, Canada - Ceramic Design.
Studio Potter since 1990.

Instructors at the Benyamini Center

Eti Goren Teaches ceramics at the Tel Aviv Museum art workshop Specializes in reduction firing in a gas kiln Independent studio in Tel Aviv Studied ceramics at the City of London PolytechnicMembers of Benyamini Center management.

Leonid Gosin Teaches at the Midrasha Art College, Beit Berl Independent studio in Jerusalem Participates in group projects and solo exhibitions Graduate of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Ceramic Design Department Jacaranda Kori Teaches at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, ceramic design department Independent studio in Tel Aviv Exhibits in Israel and abroad Graduated with honors, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Ceramic Design Department Roy Mayan Exhibits and lectures at exhibitions and international festivals and ceramic events in Europe and the Far East Does work that explores extending the boundaries of ceramics as a material and conceptual medium Independent studio in Savion Curator of the International Ceramic Symposium and the exhibition "Balata" in the Umm el-Fahem Art Gallery Graduate of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Ceramic Design Department MA in Multidisciplinary Arts Program, Tel Aviv University Amnon Amos Associate member of Gilda gallery - a ceramic artist's cooperative in Jerusalem A potter whose work explores the ceramic tradition and its expression in culture Independent studio in Tel Aviv Graduate of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Ceramic Design Department Shlomit Bauman Lecturer of ceramic design at HIT- Holon Institute of Technology and at Sapir College and School of Arts, Society and Culture Curator of the Sixth Biennale for Israeli Ceramics at the Eretz Israel Museum, Tel Aviv Initiator and, till 2008, editorial board member of the ceramic magazine 1280ºc Manager of the Israel Ceramic Artists Association from1998 – 2005 Graduate of Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Ceramic Design Department MSC in Industrial design science, Technion, Haifa