Drora Spitz
Photographer
Drora Spitz

Born in Haifa, 1944
Lives and works in Haifa

Education

1960–1963         Photography major, Wizo-Canada High
                           School of the Arts, Haifa
1971                   Studied at the Agfa-Gevaert School of
                           Photography, Antwerp, Belguim
1972                   Studied silkscreen printing, Bezalel                            Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem
1981, 1984         Participated in professional workshops                            in Arles, France
1991                   Studied production and video                            photography, Western Galilee College

Administrative and Teaching Positions

1978–2004          Director of the Photography Department,                             Faculty of Architecture and Town
                            Planning, Technion – Israel Institute of                             Technology, Haifa
1990–1997,2005 Taught undergraduate photography                                      courses, Faculty of Architecture and                                 Town Planning, Technion – Israel                             Institute of Technology, Haifa

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1972                    "Color Photographs," The Israel
                            Museum, Jerusalem
1974                    "Photographs – Dora Spitz," Art                             Department Gallery, University of Haifa
1976                    Ugarit Gallery, Tel Aviv
1979                    Union of American Hebrew                                                   Congregations, New York
1982                    The Citadel Gallery, Caesarea
1985                    Spectrum Gallery, Zaragoza, Spain
1988                    "Bodies in Movement,"The Tikotin
                            Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa
1989                    "Landscape and Movement,"Institut
                            Français, Tel Aviv
1990                    "Images in Movement," Visage Gallery,
                            London
1995                    "The Dance," The Open Museum of                             Photography, Tel Hai
2005                    "The Secret of Light," The Photography                             Lab gallery, Faculty of Architecture and                             Town Planning, Technion – Israel                             Institute of Technology, Haifa
2007                    "Eye of the Storm," The Genia Schreiber
                            University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv University
2010                    " Light in the Mirror of Time," Artists
                            House, Tel Aviv

Selected Group Exhibitions

1975                   “Small Scale,” Artists House, Tel Aviv
1979                   “To Santa Caterina with Love,” The                            White Gallery, Tel Aviv
1984                    “Window, Room, Furniture”,
                           Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod
1988                    “Dance and Photography,” Nikon Live                            Gallery, Zurich
1990                    “L’Orient des Cafes,” Institut Français,                            Tel Aviv and other Mediterranean                            countries 2006 "Between Yesterday and                            Tomorrow,"  ZOA New Gallery, Tel Aviv
2007                   "Glances at a Portrait," Danon Gallery,                            Tel Aviv
2008                   "In Sight," Mirai Gallery, Tokyo

Photographs Commissioned for Art Exhibitions and Books

1981                   “Itzhak Danziger,” The Israel Museum,                             Jerusalem
1982                   Mordechai Omer, Itzhak Danziger: Place,                             Tel Aviv: Hakibbutz Hameuchad
1988                   "Zohar Stream," photo mural (15 x 3 m.),                             on permanent display in the Jewish                             Museum, Frankfurt
1996                   “Itzhak Danziger, 1916–1955," Tel Aviv                             Museum of Art "Tikkun: Aspects of                             Israeli Art during the 1970s," Genia                             Schreiber University Art Gallery,
                            Tel Aviv
1996                   “Itzhak Danziger, 1955–1977," The                             Open Museum, Tefen
1998                   " Tikkun: Aspects of Israeli Art During                             the 1970s," Genia Schreiber University                             Art Gallery, Tel Aviv University
2008                   “My Own Body, the 1970s in Israeli Art,"                             Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Prizes

1991                    Special Prize at the Photo Collage                             contest, Delta Film Ltd.,
                            Biennale of Photography, Ein Harod

Collections

                            The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
                            Tel Aviv Museum of Art
                            Ilford AG Photographic Gallery,                             Switzerland
                            Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris
                            The open Museum, Tefen
                            The open Museum, Tel Hai
                            Private collections in Israel and abroad