Biography

Daphna Margolin / Biographical Notes
Born in Kibbutz Tel Yosef, IsraelShe established a private school for the study of environmental and sensorial art (1973); was awarded the prize of the International Vocation Fund for her activities in the field of environmental education (1979, at the Knesset); established Alma, an Israeli Organization for Environmental Awareness (1990); Won the first prize for best short film at the Tel Aviv Festival of Environmental Films, Tel Aviv Cinemateque (1993).

Over the years of artistic and educational endeavors, her works were exhibited in museums and galleries worldwide: "The Museum of Israeli Art" - Ramat-Gan Israel,
The National Museum of Science "Matilda Recanati" Center - Haifa Israel, "Museum of Fine Arts" - Jerusalem, "Theater Israel", "Salon des Independants Grand Palais" - Paris France, "Tel-Aviv Museum of Art" - Israel, "Eretz Israel Museum", "Perugia & Gubbio" - Italy, "Janco Dada Museum" - Ein Hod Israel, "Congress - Johannesburg South Biennale" - Venice, "Kassel Documenta" - Germany, "Fusion Museum" - New-York.

 

Education
1967
Diploma in Commercial Art and Graphics, Polytechnic College of Tel Aviv
1973 Graduated from the Tel Aviv Academy of Art
1976 Graduated from the Tel Aviv Art Teachers’ Seminary
1994 International Conference - EU- Santorini: Urbanization and Ecology
1995 Environmental Policy Management Course – KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

Milestones and Awards
1973 Founded a private school for the study of environmental and sensorial art
1979 Prize of the International Vocation Fund for her activities in the field of environmental education, under the auspices of the Israeli Parliament (Knesset)
1990
Founded ALMA an Israeli Organization for Environmental Involvement and Awareness
1993 First Prize for Best Short Film at the Tel Aviv Festival of Environmental Films, Tel Aviv Cinematheque

One-Person Exhibitions
1976 Chemerinsky Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
1977 Kugan Gallery, Netanya, Israel
1979 Yad Lebanim Municipal Gallery, Kfar Saba, Israel
1983 Natalie Knight Gallery, Johannesburg
1984 Gallery 1822, Frankfurt
1990 Asia House, Tel Aviv
2002 “Ada-Mah?.Com”, The Museum of Israeli Art, Ramat Gan, Israel
2002 “Ada-Mah?.Com”, The National Museum of Science, Technology and Space, Matilda Recanati Center, Haifa
2007 “Ada-Mah?.Com”, Museum of Fine Arts, Jerusalem Theatre
2009 "Eco-Calipsa", Retro gestures, Council for a Beautiful Israel

Works In Private Collections
Jewish Museum, Frankfurt
M. Mendelson Collection, London
The Joseph Hackmey – Israel Pheonix Collection, Tel Aviv
Leon Recanati Collection