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

English and Art teacher at two elementary schools, Jerusalem

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

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

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

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

Sculpture teaching, Yad Harif Arts Center, Kibbutz Zora

Sculpture teaching, Baq'aa Community Center, Jerusalem


New Members Exhibition, The Jerusalem Artists House

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

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

Puddles of Light, stone, Navon Gallery, Neve Ilan

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

Catch 1996, silicone, Phenomena Gallery, Jerusalem

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

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

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

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

One-person exhibition, The Jerusalem House of Quality

Sculptures, Group exhibition, The Jerusalem House of Quality

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

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

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

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