1959 Born July 7 in Jerusalem, Israel. 1976 – 1980 studied art at the Avni Institute of Fine Arts, Tel-Aviv. 1990 -2004 Lived and worked in New York City. 2004 to present lives and works in Tel-Aviv and NYC.
ONE-ARTIST EXHIBITION 2009 Scrolls of Nothing, Artist house, Tel Aviv Inverted Sunsets. Gal-On Gallery, Tel Aviv 2007 Swimming in A Red Ocean, Peramida Art Gallery, Haifa, Israel. 2003 Psychic Landscapes, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida. 2002 Shlomo, Art Gallery Givatayim Theater, Givatayim. Shlomo, Art Gallery Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem. Shlomo,The New Art Gallery Bet-Aba-Hushi, Haifa, Shlomo, Yad Labanim Museum, Tiberias. 2001 Scrolls of Nothing, the International Artists’ Museum, New York Center, New 2000 Movements, BGH Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California. 1996 Paintings, the International Artists’ Museum, Lodz, Poland. 1995 Abstract Paintings, Carthew Thompson Gallery, Beverly Hills, California. 1994 The Writing on the Wall, Grdec Museum for Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia. State Art Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria. Mabat Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel. 1993 Shlomo, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York. 1991 People of New York, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York. 1985 Portraits, Art Gallery Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem. Portraits, Yad Lebanim Museum, Petach-Tikevah, Israel. 1982 Paintings, Hsimta Art Gallery, Jafa, Tel-Aviv.
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 2008 Childhood Memories, Ehrlich Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv 2006 The studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, New York. Faces, Peramida Art Gallery, Haifa, Israel.
2005 Human Landscape, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel. 2004 Terrorvision, Exit Art, New York, New York. Selected Works, Bickett Gallery Raleigh, North Carolina Scope LA, Los Angeles, California. 2004/47th Annual International Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California. Nothing before Me but Thag, Magnet Gallery, New York, New York. 2003 Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton ,Florida 2001 Wedding, Wadi Nisnas, Haifa, Israel, Curate by Hana Kofler (catalogue). Markers-Art & Poetry in Venice, banners project, an official event of the 49" Venice Biennale. BGH Gallery, Santa Monica, California. Curate by Etan Boritzer. 2000 This Earth is a Flower, Bydgoszcz Museum of Art, Bydgoszcz, Poland,Spazi di Pace/Art for Peace, Palazzo dei Consoli, Gubbio, Italy; traveled to Tel-Aviv; and Los Angeles , California (catalogue) Duchamp Traveling Exhibition, traveled through USA, Germany and Poland. Stone for Peace, traveling exhibition Project of the International Artists' museum. Save the Building, The International Artists' Museum, New York Center, New York, New York. 1995 Artists Messengers of Peace, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel –AvivMekomi, Museum Petach Tikvah, Petach Tikvah, Israel. Curated by Ruth Manor, 1994
1994 Symbolic Surface, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, Curated by Robert C. Morgan, New York, NY (cat). Art0mi, Visual Arts Program, critic-in-Residence: Dan Cameron, Omi, New York (cat.). Large Format, Mabat Gallery, Tel Aviv. (cat.)
1993 Chicago International Art Exposition, Chicago,Illinois.
1992 Self Portrait, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York. New York City by day/by night, Henoch Gallery, New York, New York. West, Art and the Law, 17tb Annual National Exhibition traveled to San Francisco: BankAmerica Security Pacific Gallery, California (1992). Traveled to Raleigh: Art space, Inc., North Carolina (1992). Traveled to Tacoma: University of Puget Sound School of Law, Washington (1993) Selected Art Work: Israeli P.O.W., charcoal on paper, 59x84" (cat.).
1991 Figures & Faces, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York. Urban Icons, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York
Bibliography 2009 Gideon Ofrat, "Michal Perry: Skinless," catalogue essay, May 2009 Talmor Daniella, Scrools of Nothing, Inverted Sunsets, Exhibition Essay, May 2009 2007 Shirley Meshulam, Swimming in Red Ocean, Exhibition essay, March 2007
2003 Blazier, Wendy M. "Psychic Landscapes: The Painted Language of Michal Sedaka Perry," catalogue essay, May 2003. Bolge, George s. Acknowledgment, catalogue, Psychic Landscapes, Boca Raton Museum of Art, May 2003. Chechek, Varda. “The House and the city," Aat Magazine, volume 508, article, pp.148-152, May 2003. Florida International Magazine, "Michal sedaka Perry: Writing on The Wall." April 2003, p.127. Kuspit, Donald. "Michal Sedaka: Painterly Writing on the Wall", reprint in Psychic Landscapes catalogue, May 2003. Lueza, Cecilia. Artey Parte, Espana, Portugal y America. Michal Sedaka Perry, Boca Raton Museum of Art. No. 44, June 2003. p.122 Mills, Michael. New Times-Palm Beach, Florida, (exh. rev.), 22 May, 2003. Russell, Candice. City Link, , Florida, "On Exhibit," (exh. Rev.), photo, 30 April 2003, p.69. Schwan, Gary. "Artist and work", The Palm Beach Post, Art notes, Photo, April 4, 2003. p. 44. Schwan, Gary. "Michal Sedaka perry’s passionate abstract patterns", The Palm Beach Post , Art Reviews, May, 2003, p. 21. Schudel, Matt, South Florida Sun-Sentinel, (exh. Rev.), 4 April 2003. p. 31. Stropoli, Rebecca, "Michal Sedaka Perry: Psychic Landscapes", Digital City.com South Florida, 15 May 2003. Setav, Sonia. Olam Haisha, "Exhibition-At Uncle Shlomo", March 2003, p. 25. 2001 Hunt, David. "Yonder Stands Your Orphan," Article, September 2001. The Jewish Post, "Michal sedaka Perry, New Scrolls", Photo, November-December 2001, p.14. Haifa News, Shlomo at the New Art Gallery Bet-Aba-Hushi," Photo, 5 April 2001, p.28. Mark-Riech, Yoram. Yediot Haifa, "A series of paintings that were on exhibit in New York are now on exhibit at the New Art Gallery - Bet-Aba-Hushi," (exh. Rev), May 2001. Vine, Richard. "Report from Poland – Woodstock on the Brda, Art in America, p.55, photo p.56, March 2001. 2000 Kuspit, Donald. "Shlomo's Solitude, Michal Sedaka Perry Paintings," reprint in Apirion [Literary, Cultural and Social Review], October 2000, pp. 3-7,cover. Cohen, Mark Daniel. "A Dynamism of Valencies in the Paintings of Michal Sedaka Perry," New York Arts Magazine, article, November 2000, pp. 48-49. Earn, Roni. Maariv, Photo, 14 September 2000, p.48. The Jewish Post, "Michal sedaka, From Soho to Poland", Photo, Summer 2000, p.11. Haaretz magazine, photo., 1 September 2000, p. 118. Henry, Rahaia. "A small man turns into a big symbol." Ramt Gan Weekly, 1 September, 2000, p.40. Levine, Angela. "Michal Sedaka Perry at Art Gallery Givatayim Theater," Jerusalem Post, (exh. rev.), 29 September 2000. Maarive, Today. "Sedaka Pery’s Show", Photo, 12 July 2000, p. 8. Morgan, Robert C. "Michal Sedaka Perry Affirmation," Movements, catalogue essay, December 2000. Perry Sedaka, Michal. "Israelis and Palestinians Exhibition," New York Arts Magazine, December 2000, p. 71. Perry Sedaka, Michal. "This Earth is A Flower," New York Arts Magazine, April 2000, pp. 6-7. Sewisa, Albert. Kol Hair - Jerusalem, "In the Frame, Shlomo, Michal sedaka Perry oil paintings-Art Gallery Jerusalem Theater," (exh. Rev.), November 2000, p.21. Tsffroni, Irit Rotem. Maariv-Signon, "Shlomo’s house," 6 September 2000, pp. I8-19, 21. 1997 Robert C. Morgan, "Michal Sedaka Perry’s Resolute Gesture, Visual Penetration and Smart Luminosity in Modular Arenas," Cover Magazine, V.11, No.1, article, February/March 1997, p. 34. 1995 Tully, Judd. "Red Series: Recent Paintings by Michal Sedaka Perry," catalogue essay, September 1995. 1994 Glavan, Darko. "Personal Writing," The writing on the Wall, catalogue essay, Zagreb, Croatia, June 1994. Danailov, Boris. "Michal Sedaka Perry’s Work," The writing on the Wall,” catalogue essay, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, May 1994. Dekel, David. "Writing Feelings on the Wall," Kol Israel Shelano,article, 27 December 1994 p.10. Four on Five Art Magazine, Volume 58. "Michal Sedaka Perry – The writing on the Wall," (exh. rev.), September 1994, p.18. Mondy, Joseph. "Galleries", Maariv America, 13 May 1994, p.21. Morgan, Robert C. "Perry Sedaka Abstract Vision, The writing on the Wall,” catalogue essay, May 1994. Morgan, Robert C. "Symbolic Surface," catalogue essay, September 1994. Kuspit, Donald. "Michal Sedaka Perry: Painterly Writing on the Wall," catalogue essay, June 1994. Rabi, Isaac. "Perry Sedaka the Painter," Maariv America, 20 May 1994, pp. 33-35. 1993 Kuspit, Donald. "Shlomo's Solitude, Michal Sedaka Perry Paintings," catalogue essay, 1993. Henry, Gerrit. "Michelle Sedaka Perry at Klarfeld-Perry," Art in America, (exh. rev.), November 1993. Razz, Riveka. "Michal Sedaka Perry Paintings at Klarfeld Perry Gallery," Yediot America, (exh. rev.), 4 June 1993, P. 6. Wright, Jeff. "Inhabiting the Solitude - Urgent Flourishing," Cover Magazine, (exh. rev.), May 1993, Full p.18. 1991 New York Newsday. "New York Forum - Drawings by Michal Sedaka Perry," 21 Feberuary 1991, full p.47. Henry, Gerrit. People of New York, catalogue essay, October 1991. Jewish Press. "Pencil Drawings by Michelle Sedaka Perry," (exh. rev.), October 1991. McGovern, Adam. "Michelle Sedaka Perry – Klarfeld Perry Gallery". Cover Magazine, Volume 6, number 1 (exh. rev.), October 1991. 1989 Donitza, Nahum. "Michal Sedaka Perry Paintings," Art in Israel, article, January 1989, pp.62-67. 1986 Kol-Jerusalem. Kol-Jerusalem recommends, Photo, 1 January 1986, p.16. Gal, Naomi. "Michal Sedaka Perry - portraits, A dream-like atmosphere, Art Gallery Jerusalem Theater." Kol Jerusalem, (exh. rev.), 14 June 1985, p.21. Ronnen, Meir. "Keys to Kiewe,” Jerusalem Post, (exh. rev.), 7 June 1985. 1985 Bar-Kadema, Emanuel. "When I saw the photo I felt like crying.” Yediot Ahronot , (exh. rev.), 24 March 1985, p.25.
TV Segments/Documentary 1992 Red head. Half hour program on the exhibition People of New York. 2000 Matav T.V., Half hour documentary on the exhibition Shlomo. 2002 "Nevermore production", Television Production, Half hour segment/documentary about Scrolls of Nothing.
Grants 1976-1980 Ministry of Culture and Education, Israel