Henia Abramsky

Henia was born on December 31 1938 to her parents, Yona and Rachel Kligman, in Shanghai, China. In 1949 the family immigrated to Israel and settled in Jerusalem. Henia graduated from the Hebrew University High School in 1958, served in the IDF, and married, Oded Abramsky, in 1960.
Henia was eldest sister to Abraham and Sima, mother of Yael, Assa-Benjamin, Dan and Haim, and grandmother to nine grandchildren.
She passed away on her 71st birthday, in Jerusalem, on December 31 2009.

Biographical Notes

1962-1986
English and Art teacher at two elementary schools, Jerusalem

1980
Graduate (B.A.) of the Hebrew University, Jerusalem:
English Department and the Department of Russian Studies

1990
Graduate of Sculpting course under the supervision of Dan Grosman,
Stav Sculpture Studio, Jerusalem.
Member of the Jerusalem Artists Association

1993
Graduate of Sculpting course under the supervision of Dalia Meiri,
Emek Yezreel College, specializing in stone and wood sculpture.

1993-2000
Sculpture teaching, Stav Sculpture studio: basics of sculpture,
Sculpture by removal (Ytong, stone and wood), and casting techniques in cement and plaster.

1999-2005
Sculpture teaching, Yad Harif Arts Center, Kibbutz Zora

1999-2009
Sculpture teaching, Baq'aa Community Center, Jerusalem

Exhibits

1990
New Members Exhibition, The Jerusalem Artists House

1992
Adam and Eve, wood, Habama Gallery, Jerusalem
Stone and Wood Masks, Emek Yezreel College

1993
Hevzek (Flash), The Jerusalem ArtistsHouse
Metal, Wood and Stone, Emek Yezreel College
Wooden Figures, Stav Sculpture Studio, Jerusalem

1994
Puddles of Light, stone, Navon Gallery, Neve Ilan

1995
Fragile Materials, Obvious Intentions, metal, silicone and plaster bandages, Navon Gallery, Neve Ilan
Combination of Materials, metal, stone and wood, one-person exhibition, Beit HaNoar HaIvri, Jerusalem
Body Imagery, stone, bronze and silicone, Yadayim Gallery, Jaffa
Sculptures, one-person exhibition, The Jerusalem ArtistsHouse

1996
Catch 1996, silicone, Phenomena Gallery, Jerusalem

1997 - 1998
60 Horse Power, aluminum, Geffen House, Haifa

1998
Body Imagery, plaster bandages, Stav Sculpture studio, Jerusalem
One-person exhibition, Municipal Art Gallery, Jerusalem

1999
Horse Talk, one-person exhibition, stone, wood, metal, bronze, silicone, mirror, cement, and plaster, The Jerusalem ArtistsHouse

2000
33x33, Current Situation, The Jerusalem ArtistsHouse
The Good Fence, installation, tribute to the IDF withdrawal from Lebanon, International Congress Center, Jerusalem

2006
One-person exhibition, The Jerusalem House of Quality

2007
Sculptures, Group exhibition, The Jerusalem House of Quality

2010
Group exhibition, Baq'aa Community Center, Jerusalem
One-person exhibition, The Jerusalem Center for the Performing Arts

Public Sculptures

Since 1999
Five Stones, in memory of the late Noa Eyal,
Ort-Ramot Hight School, Jerusalem

2006
Daedalus Eternal Sun; "Views to the Sea" Group exhibition of mask sculptures, metal, aluminum cast, industrial silver paint and lacquer; Bat-Yam Promenade

2008
Crinoline; "The Bells of 60", group exhibit of bell sculptures, concrete and mixed media and techniques, Cultural Center, Rishon Lezion

Home  |  Biography  |  Exhibition Gallery  |  Links  |  Stone  |  Cement  |  Metal  |  Silicon  |  Wood  |  Horses  |  Others  |  Contact