Ohad Matalon CV

Born 1972 Kibutz Eilot.
Lives and works in Israel.
2002 – Present – Teach\ed photography at Several Academies: Bezalel Academy Of Art & Design, “Hamidrasha” – Beit Berl College Shenkar College, Minshar School Of Art.


2005-2007M.F.A “Bezalel Academy of Art and Design”, Tel Aviv
2003-2005Study for M.A philosophy, Tel Aviv University
1997-2001B.F.A in photography, “Bezalel Academy of Art and Design”, Jerusalem, Graduated with excellence

Solo Exhibitions:

2021“Lunar Seas, Lunar Days”, Ramat Hasharon Contemporary Gallery.
2014“Photo Op” Tel Aviv Museum of Art
“Across a Dark Land” Podbielski Contemporary Gallery, Berlin
“Ghost House” TamTam Gallery, Taipei
2012“The Zone” Podbielski Contemporary Gallery Berlin
Works from “The Zone” Tavi Art Gallery, Tel Aviv
2010“North True South Bright”, Contemporary by Golconda Gallery, Tel Aviv
2009“Today”, Herzliya Biennial of Art, Herzliya
2005“E”, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
2001“Ohad Matalon”, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv.

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2023Artist wall, Musrara school of art gallery, Jerusalem.
“Over there is over here” Open houses, by Umm El Fahem art gallery.
2022“Telling tales”, The SE center for photography, Greenville, South Carolina.
“Touched”, Museum On The Seam, Jerusalem.
“Long Hour”, Teo Gallery, Herzliya.
2021“Unveiling – Contemporary Israeli Art”, Global Art Source Gallery, Zurich.
2020“Photo London”, Art Fair, London.
“Spaces in Turmoil”, Haifa Museum of Art.
2019“Pleasure Garden”, Podbielski Contemporary Gallery, Milano.
“Shop It”, Haifa Museum of Art.
2018“Teacher’s Choice”, BasisGallery, Herzliya.
“Moving Worlds II”,Podbielski Contemporary Gallery, Milan.
“Flood – Contemporary IsraeliPhotography”, Ashdod Museum of Art
“Tzurah – Gazez insideIsrael”, Jewish Museum of Rome
“Contemporary IsraeliPhotography”, Photo London, Podbielski
Contemporary Gallery
2017“Fight, Protest – Knight, Mask”, Haifa Museum of Art
“The Wall” Podbielski Contemporary Gallery, Berlin
“Silpped [my] Mind, Binyamin Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Anonimi X”,  Haifa Museum of Art
“Photo Basel” Art Fair
“Arad: From Vision to Delusion – Chapter 1”, Arad Contemporary Art Center
2016“Utopia”, Podbielski Contemporary Gallery, Berlin
“Mia” Art Fair, Milano
“Far point of view” Gallery at David Yalin Collage, Jerusalem

 Art Fair, Torino
“Restart” Braverman Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Back to the new material” Morel Drefler Gallery, Wizo Haifa
“Breaking News II” Podbielski Contemporary Gallery, Berlin

2014“No Man’s Land” Art, Jerusalem Artist’s House
“Breaking News” Podbielski Contemporary Gallery, Berlin
Art 14, Contemporary Art Fair, London
2013“Secular Judaism” Nahum Gutman Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
“Inbetween” Beit Hagefen, Haifa
Artissima Art Fair Torino
2012Fotofever, Photography Art Fair, Brussels
Roma Contemporary Art Fair
Artists of the Gallery , Podbielski Contemporary Gallery Berlin
“Mia” Art Fair, Milano
“Eat” Piazza Citta’ di Lombardia, Milano
“City Art Tel Aviv” Exhibition on city building
“Is That Real ?” ME Contemporary, Copenhagen
2011“Making Room” Tel Aviv Museum of Art
Preview Berlin Art fair
“Imagenery Homelands” Mina gallery New York
“Contemporary Israeli Photography” Tel Aviv Museum of Art
“Israeli texture” Permanent exhibition at the Israel’s Parliament
“Winners 2010” winners of Ministry of culture prizes Ramat Gan Museum of Art
“Human Landscape” Artist house Tel Aviv
“Southern spirit” Hanegev Museum of art & at the Tel Aviv University gallery
2010“Restart” Tavi artgallery Tel-Aviv
“Decadence” Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Fresh paint 03 Art Fair, Jaffa
“Watermelons” Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv
2009ART TLV, Tel Aviv Biennial of Art
“Dreary structures, Dreamy Structures” Ashdod Museum of Art
“A Hard Day’s Night” Contemporary by Golconda Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Garden in the City” Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva
“My Camp” Dollinger and Inga galleries, Tel Aviv
“Cracks” Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), Tel Aviv
“In the Same Breath” Tavi Dresner Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Calling Card” Contemporary by Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Power Shows 04” Kuandu Museum of Fine Art, Taipei
“Fresh paint 02 Art fair, Tel-Aviv
2008“Border line-Mirror like” Huashan Culture Park, Taipei
“Picnic Project”, the International Beijing Biennale, Beijing
“Three Photographers”, Tel Aviv Artists Studios, Tel Aviv
“Post Minimalism”, Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya
“Fresh paint 01 Art fair, Tel Aviv
2007Tribute to Rafi Lavi, Midrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Cable Realease” Midrasha Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Winners of Prices from the Ministry of Culture”, Petach-Tikva Museum of Art
2006“Laterna Magica”, Bat-Yam Museum of Art, Bat-Yam
“The Third Generation”, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv
“Inhalexhale Project”, the 9th International Photography Gathering,
Aleppo, Syria
2005“Dash”, Chocolate Factory Gallery, London
“Israeli Contemporary Photography, FotoGrafia, Rome
“Jerusalem through Private lens” Jerusalem Artists House / the Kunsthaus,
“Life: Contemporary Photography from Israel” JCC Art Gallery, New York
2004“Current Visions from Israel”, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
2003Winners of Hapais Award, Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
2002“Fragile Line”, Um el Phahem Galllery, Um el Phahem
“New Acquisitions” Tel-Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
2001“Gallery Photographers”, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv


2019Finalist, LensCulture Black & White Photography Awards
2014IPA 2014 – Honorable Mention – Fine Art : Landscape Category
2012BNL-BNP Paribas-Award, best work at MIA (Milan Image Art) Fair
2010The Minister of culture award
2008“Artist in Community” scholarship from the Ministry of culture & education
2007Mifal Hapais Scholarship for photography project
2006“Young Artist” award from the Ministry of culture & education.
2005Citation at the young photographer competition of Haifa Museum of Art
2002“Mifal Hapais” award – first portrait

Selected Collections:

Israel Museum Collection
Tel-Aviv Museum of Art collection
Israel’s parliament collection
Haifa Museum of Art
Pkb Private Bank Switzerland Collection
Mishkenot Shaananim Photography Collection
Petach Tikva Museum Collection
Shpilman Institute for photography collection
Gottesman Yoav collection
Belldegrun family Collection
Katri family collection
Rapaport family Collection
Yigal Ahuvi collection
Uzi Zucker & Rivka Saker collection
More private collections in Israel & abroad