Keren Anavy (b. Israel) is a New York based multimedia visual artist, working in drawing, painting, installation and performance.
Anavy has exhibited widely in solo and two-person exhibitions including solo exhibitions at the Sunroom Project-Space, Wave Hill, Bronx, New York. The Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Haifa Museum of Art, both in Israel. Her interdisciplinary piece made in collaboration with Valerie Green/Dance Entropy showed at Pioneer Works, Brooklyn, New York, Danspace Project, St. Mark’s Church, New York City and at the Queens Museum, New York among many other venues.
Her two-person exhibitions include SPRING/BREAK Art Show 2018, New York, Autonomous University of Hidalgo State, Pachuca, Mexico, The Gallery of the Cultural Institute Mexico-Israel, Mexico City among others. Her new artist book The Nature of Things in collaboration with Tal Frank was recently launched at Printed Matter’s NY Art Book Fair 2019 at MoMA PS1 and currently is up on Times Square Billboard as part of a new curated project by ZAZ10TS New York (2020).
Group exhibitions include Walsh Gallery NJ, The Pratt Institute New York, Flux Factory, New York, The Korean Cultural Center, New York and NARS Foundation Gallery, New York, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel and The 2nd International Biennale of Painting and Sculpture, Split, Croatia among others.
Anavy was an Artist in Residence at Wassaic Project, Wassaic, New York (2019), The Studios at MASS MoCA, Massachusetts (2019), AIRIE Everglades, National Park, Florida (2018), The New York Art Residency and Studios (NARS) Foundation, Brooklyn, New York (2015-16) among others. She participated at New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA), IAP- as a Mentee (2017) and currently serves as a Mentor (2020). Anavy is a recipient of the Asylum Arts, New York Grant (2017-18).
Anavy received her MFA from Haifa University, Israel, and her BA in Art History from Tel Aviv University, Israel. She graduated at Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College, Israel and has an Art teaching certificate.
She is the artistic director New York at Radio28, cultural exchange program located in Mexico City, an art educator, often working closely with the community. Anavy writes about art and culture in New York and North America at Basis for Art & Culture Magazine (Hebrew).
Artist-in-Residence (Spring 2021)