Visiting Israeli Artists Weekend
February 24-26, 2017 - RSVP to EVENTS BELOW
Israeli artists Batya Gil (experimental glass artist) & Koby Sibony (wire designer/maker) will be here from the Western Galilee, our Parternship2Gether region.
Born in Haifa, Koby graduated in 2011 with a degree in Industrial Design from the Bezalel Art Academy in Jerusalem. His art and design studio is on Kibbutz Lohamei HaGeta’ot (The Ghetto Fighters Kibbutz) a community in the Western Galilee established by surviving fighters from the Warsaw Ghetto Uprising. Koby lives with his wife Yael Ben Aarons on the kibbutz. For more: www.kobysibony.com
Batya immigrated to Israel as a child from Canada and has been an artist for over 20 years. After graduating from Bezalel Art Academy in 1991, she and her husband moved to Clil, an ecological village in the Western Galilee. There they built their home and studio called ‘Jara,’ and is where they create, teach and raised their children. For more: Batya on Facebook