2013 Season II
Guy Ben-Ari (born 1984 in Tel-Aviv, Israel) lives and works in New York City. He is a current Artist in Residence at the Keyholder Residency Program at the Lower East Side Printshop in New York. He is a SIP Award recipient from the Robert Blackburn Printmaking Workshop Program at The Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, and a recent Artist-in-Residence at the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council Workspace Program, New York. Ben-Ari received his MFA from Columbia University's School of the Arts in 2011, and his BFA with honors from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem in 2009, where he received the Presser Award for Excellence in Painting. In 2008, Ben-Ari was selected for the Exchange Program for Merit Students to study Painting at the Slade School of Fine Art, UCL, London.
Ben-Ari's recent solo exhibitions were held at Scaramouche, NY, Vox Populi in Philadelphia, and Hamidrasha Gallery in Tel-Aviv. His work has been featured in exhibitions in New York City at 6–8 Months Project Space, Thierry Goldberg, Lu Magnus, The Jewish Museum, Fisher Landau Center for Art, and SculptureCenter.