Opening: Thursday, March 16, 7:30 p.m.
Closing: Saturday, April 29, 14:00 p.m.
The Benyamini Prize for the advancement and promotion of Crafts and Material Culture – granted for excellence and unique contributions to the field of craft.
This year the prize will be awarded for the first time and hopefully will continue to do so for many more years to come. It is supported by the Designer Crafts Foundation, London, UK.
The exhibition features works by ten artists who were short listed by a committee of representatives of the Foundation. A local committee further chose the final prize winners out of the ten finalists.
- The Awards Ceremony: Wednesday, 5 April, 18:00 p.m.
First prize: Lior Amiel
Second prize: Yael Friedman, Yonit Cristal
Third prize: Haimi Fenical, Talia Mukmel, Michelle Sebbag
Special Commendatation: Noga Harel, Asnat Koblenz, Nurit Balitiansky and Dalia Fisch Ben Ari
- The Jury: Daphna Naor, Sari Sharolovitz, Barbara Green, Gloria Kramer, Pazit Ofner Deans
- Participating Artists: Noga Harel, Talia Mokmal, Michel Sabbagh, Lior Amiel, Dalia Ben-Ari Fish and Nurit Baltiansky, Haimi Fnichel, Yael Friedman, Osnat Koblenz, Yonit Crystal