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BIOGRAPHY

Yoram Raanan, graduated from the University of Arts, Philadelphia (BFA 1975).  He traveled and studied independently throughout Europe and the Near East. In 1977 he settled in Israel and opening his first studio in the Bukharim Quarter in Jerusalem. Since 1994, he has been creating art on his farm in the Judean hills of the Jerusalem Corridor. He is married and has 4 children and grandchildren.

Raanan's paintings are a modern expression of Jewish collective consciousness. Characterized by intuition and imagination, there is a strong sense of light, color and spirituality. He is inspired by the Bible, nature and the Land of Israel.

"The sensation of creating is a dynamic and exciting process, and it feels especially good because I can share it with others. They can see what I have done and enjoy a vicarious experience."

 
 

 
 
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SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014 Picasso Art Gallery, Castra Art Center, Haifa, Israel

2014 Museum of Jewish Art, Hechal Shlomo, jerusalem, Israel

2013 Municipal Art Shelter, jerusalem, israel

2008 Marrache Fine Art   Jerusalem, Israel

2006 Gallery 18   Jerusalem, Israel

2003 Etzion Judaica Centre   Etzion, Israel

2002 Studio 36   Jerusalem,Israel

2001 Hazelton Gallery   Hazelton, Pennsylvania

2000 ARTcnet Fine Art Gallery   Philadelphia, PA

1998 International Judaica Fair   Jerusalem, Israel

1989 The Art Gallery   Jerusalem, Israel

1989 Artists' House   Jerusalem, Israel

1988 The Jewish Quarter, Inc.   Los Angeles, California

1988 Serafim Gallery   Engelwood, New Jersey

1986 Anitra Lehman Gallery Jerusalem, Israel

1984 Artists' House   Jerusalem, Israel

1984 Serafim Gallery   Jerusalem, Israel

1981 Jerusalem Cultural Center (Bet HaAm)   Jerusalem, Israel

1980 Jerusalem Theatre Gallery   Jerusalem, Israel

1979 Bet HaNoar HaIvri (YMHA)   Jerusalem, Israel

 

 
 

 
 
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GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Jerusalem House of Quality, Jeruslaem, Israel

2016 Office of the Jerusalem biennale, Jeruslaem, Israel

2013 The Tahana, Tel Aviv, Israel

2010 Palm Beach Center for Jewish Art   Florida USA

2008 Marrache Fine Art   Jerusalem, Israel

2008 Katz Snyder Gallery   San Francisco, California

2007 Art and Soul   Toronto, Canada

2006 Gallery 18   Jerusalem, Israel

2002 Artcnet Fine Art Gallery   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

2001  Studio 36   Bet Meir, Israel

1998 Gerard Behar Center   Jerusalem, Israel

1993 Art Expo   New York, New York

1990 Art Gallery of Ontario   Toronto, Canada

1986 Ruth Siegal Gallery   New York,New York

1987 Goldmunz Center   Antwerp, Belgium

1987 Sotheby's   London, England

1987 Sterling Fine Art   Manchester, England

1987 Intenational Judaica Fair   Jerusalem, Israel

1986 Yakar Gallery   London, England 

1985 Christies   New York City, NY

1984 Wolfson Museum   Jerusalem, Israel

1984 Serafim Gallery   Jerusalem, Israel

1984 Debel Gallery   Jerusalem, Israel

1983  Artists House   Jerusalem, Israel

1982  National Convention Center   Jerusalem, Israel

1982 Israel Center   Jerusalem, Israel

1971  New Jersery State Museum   Trenton, New Jersey

1971  Seton Hall University   South Orange, N J

 
 

 
 
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COLLECTIONS

Berger Museum, Vienna, Austria

Wolfson Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Bank Tefahot Collection, Jerusalem, Israel

Israel Defense Forces, Bet El, Israel

Ruth Siegel Collection, New York City, NY USA

Ludwig Jesselson Collection, New York City, NY USA

Mr. and Mrs. Albert Reichman Collection, Toronto, Canada

Kirk Douglas Collection, Beverly Hills, CA

Dr. and Mrs. Dore Gold Collection, Jerusalem, Israel