Anatoly Shmuel Schelest |  אנטולי שמואל שלסט

Born 1957, Kiev, Ukraine, USSR. 1983 – studied at the Kiev Institute of Fine Arts, Graphics Department. In 1986 – after Chernobyl catastrophe moved with his family to Tashkent, Uzbekistan. 1989 – graduated from The Tashkent National Institute of Theater and Fine Arts, Graphics Department. 2000 – moved to Koblenz, Germany. 2006 – moved to Israel. Lives in Ma’ale-Adumim, works in Jerusalem.


Solo Exhibitions: 1990 – TheArt Gallery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan; 1992, 1993, 1998 – “Tortoise and Violin” Gallery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan// 1994 – Tokashimaya Gallery, Japan; Singapore; Kuala–Lumpur, Malaysia// 1999 – German Embassy, Tashkent, Uzbekistan// Mission of the United Nations in Republic Uzbekistan, Tashkent// Alpha Gallery, Freiburg, Germany// 2000 – Alte Burg, Koblenz, Germany// 2003 – Kugnus Gallery, Arnheim, Holland// 2006 – The Jewish University, Jerusalem, Israel// 2008, 2010-2012, 2014-2016 – Skizza Gallery, Jerusalem House of Quality, Jerusalem, Israel// 2015 – David Baazov Museum of History of Jews of Georgia and Georgian-Jewish relations// 2015 – Georgian National Museum, Tbilisi, Georgia//2015 – Ma'ale Adumim Municipality// 2016The Moshe Castel Museum of Art


Exhibitions together with Marina Schelest: 2002 – Alte Burg Koblenz, Germany// 2003 – "Haus Mitternich" Exhibitions Hall, Koblenz, Germany// 2004 – National Museum of Ukraine, Kiev// Beit Jacob Synagogue, Kiev, Ukraine// 2006 – Cultural Center Ma’ale Shimon, Ma’ale-Adumim, Israel// 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011 – Skizza Gallery, Jerusalem House of Quality, Jerusalem, Israel


Selected Group Exhibitions: 1984 – Exhibition Hall of the Ukrainian Artists’ Union, Kiev, Ukraine// 1985 – Alexander Green Museum, Feodosia, Ukraine// 1990 – Academy of Fine Arts, Leningrad (now St. Petersburg)// 1991 – House Movie, Tashkent, Uzbekistan// 1994 – “Tortoise and Violin" Gallery, Tashkent, Uzbekistan// 1995 – Central Exhibitions Hall of the Uzbekistan Artists Union, Tashkent, Uzbekistan// 1996 – International Art-Exhibition "Asia-Art", Tashkent, Uzbekistan// 2006, 2011 – Menachem Begin Heritage Center, Jerusalem, Israel// 2007-2016 – Skizza Gallery, Jerusalem House of Quality, Jerusalem, Israel// 2008 – Fourth International Graphic Arts Biennale, Central Exhibition Hall, St. Petersburg, Russia; 2009, 2010 – Jaffa Gallery, Old Jaffa, Israel// 2010 – Contemporary Israeli Art, Drouot Montaigne, Paris, France// “Magen David”, Rishon LeZion, Israel// 2011 – Knesset (Israel Parliament), Jerusalem, Israel// Jaffa Museum, Old Jaffa, Israel// Germany: Kulturbunker, Cologne// New Synagogue, Mainz// New Synagogue, Chemnitz // 2011, 2012 – Lighthouse Gallery, Old Jaffa, Israel// 2012 – Manege Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia// “Jewish Memory and Holocaust in Ukraine” Museum, Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine// Lavra Gallery, Kyiv, Ukraine// VII Tashkent International Biennale of Contemporary Art//2012-2016- Naima Art House, Jerusalem, Israel// 2014 – Tbilisi State Academy of Arts, Georgia// 2016 – Jerusalem Cinematheque, Jerusalem, Israel