Yael David-Cohen - Curriculum Vitae

Born in Jerusalem, Israel
Lives and works in London, England


1962-1966 Tel Aviv Art School, Israel
1963-1966 University of Tel Aviv, Israel (BA in Philosophy and Hebrew Literature)
1968-1969 St Martin’s School of Art, London (Postgraduate Degree in Printmaking)

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2014 Nancy Victor Gallery, London
2014, 2011, 2008 bookartbookshop, London
2011 Museum der VG Eich, Gimbsheim
2011 The Coningsby Gallery, London
2008 The Coningsby Gallery, London
2007 Galerie Le Cocon, Hamburg
2006 University College Hospital Arts, London
2004 The Coningsby Gallery, London
2000 The Coningsby Gallery, London
1995 Jerusalem Theatre, Jerusalem
1992 Jerusalem Theatre, Jerusalem
1990 Kulturzentrum, Graz, Austria
1990 Institute of Education, London

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2021, 2017, 2013 Bound and Unbound II Artists Books University of South Dakota USA
2021 11th International Fiber Art Biennial “From Lausanne to Beijing”, Beijing
2020 The 13th International Textile Art Biennial “Scythia”, Ukraine
2020 New Prints Brooklyn Gallery New York
2019 The 9th International Biennial Exhibition of Mini Textile Art “Scythia”, Ukraine
2019 Quilt National Athens Ohio USA
2018 Nature of a Stitch – Sheehan Gallery, Whitman College, WA , USA
2018, 2016, 2014 Discerning Eye, London
2018 The printed page III Abecedarian Artists' books, Denver, Colorado
2018 International BAND Triennial, The Textile collection of the gallery of Szombathely, Hungary
2018 The 12 International Biennial of Contemporary Textile Art ‘Scythia’ Ivano-Frankivs'k Ukraine
2018 7th European Quilt Triennial Kurpfalzisches Museum Heidelberg, Germany
2017 20th Biennial Quilt National Athens, Ohio
2017 Celebrate! Abecedarian Gallery Denver, Colorado
2017 Sketch at Rabley Contemporary Drawing Center, Marlborough
2017, 2014 Evolutions Rocky Mountain Quilt Museum Golden Colorado USA
2016 Water is Life Quilt/Exhibit at UN Headquarters Geneva Switzerland
2016, 2014 Inspired by .... V & A Museum, Morley Gallery London
2015 Artist in Residence Venice Haggadah project Venice Italy
2015 QA 30 Dialog and Small Talk Kupfalzisches Museum Heidelberg
2015 6th European Quilt Triennial Heidelberg
2014-15 European Art Quilt VIII touring exhibition
2013 In Search of Perfection, Museum Tsaritsyno Moscow
2013 Biennale de L’Estampe de Saint Maur France
2013 Light Hope Opportunity Quilt for Change UN Headquarters Geneva
2013 Pushing the Surface2013 Johnson- Humrickhouse Museum Ohio USA
2012 Voices - Quilt Art Group Travelling Exhibition
2012 Beijing International Fiber Art Biennale
2012 Travelling Exhibition European Art Quilts VII
2012 RE Open, Royal Society of Painter-Printmakers, Bankside Gallery, London
2012, 2011 ING Discerning Eye London
2012, 2011 La Conner Quilt & Textile Museum, USA
2012, 2011 High Fiber under 5, San Jose Museum of Quilt & Textiles
2012, 2010 Wide Horizons II, Sainte-Marie-aux-Mines, France
2012, 2009 British International Mini Print Exhibition, London
2011, 2009 Sheffield International Artist's Book Prize
2011 "Missing / Missed", Textile Arts Center, Brooklyn, New York
2011 A Sense of Direction, Sightlines, Houston, Chicago and Long Beach, USA
2010 Art Quilt 2010, Wayne Art Center, Pennsylvania, USA
2008 Galerie Le Cocon, Hamburg, Germany
2006, 2004, 2002, 2000 Lilla Europa, Biennial of Small-scale Printmaking, Sweden
2006, 2003 Egyptian International Print Triennial, Cairo
2005 Artaid, Royal College of Art, London
2004 Art Quilts from around the World, American Textile Museum, Lowell, Massachusetts, USA
2002 Six Continents of Quilts, Museum of Arts & Design, New York
1999 International Biennial of Drawing & Graphic Art, Gyor, Hungary
1998 The Contemporary Print Show (PMC), Barbican, London
1996 PMC exhibition, Musee Adzak, Paris
1996 Textiles Exhibition, Drumcroon Education Art Centre, Wigan
1995, 1993 'Salon Des Graphiques', Curwen Gallery, London
1994, 1993 Contemporary Textile Gallery, London
1993 Paintings and Prints, Printmakers Council Exhibition, Barbican, London
1993, 1992 Printmakers Council 'Making a Print' Travelling Exhibition
1983 The Triennial of Israeli Graphic Art, Haifa

Collections include:

Department of Prints and Drawings, British Museum, London
Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Israel
Department of Prints and Drawings, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
The Museum of Arts and Design, New York
The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Textile Collection, The Victoria and Albert Museum, London
Yale University Library, New Haven, USA
Private collections in the United States, the United Kingdom and Israel


2013 Rootstein Hopkins Drawing Exhibition Award Morley Gallery London
2013 Infinity Art Gallery Best of Show Art Quilts
2011 La Conner Quilt and Textile Museum La Conner Washington USA Honourable Mention Quilt Festival Fiber Art
2002 Prize for illustrations to poems by Uri Zvi Greenberg, Jerusalem, Israel
1994 Awarded prize at the Contemporary Prints Exhibition, Hatton Gallery, Newcastle

Membership of Professional Organisations

SAQA (Studio Art Quilt Associates)
SDA (Surface Design Association)
Quilt Art