At a time of continual flux and endless choice, my art grapples with national and cultural identity through the case study of my own history in relation to my home country of Israel.
About The Artist
Avigail Manneberg is currently a Minneapolis-based artist. She works in varied media, such as painting, drawing, video, and performance. Her work is in direct response to personal and global life events for example the chaos experienced by those fleeing conflict. “At a time of continual flux, my art grapples with national and cultural identity through the case study of my own history in relation to my home country of Israel.”
Avigail received her Bachelor’s in Design from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem in 2006 and her MFA from the University of Minnesota in 2012. Since then, she has been teaching studio arts at the University of Minnesota and at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She lived in Berlin in 2009, 2015, and 2017 supported by DAAD, (German Academic Exchange Service) fellowships, where she studied at the University of the Arts (UdK).
Avigail is a member of the Rosalux Art Gallery Collective and has exhibited her work at galleries, universities, and museums in the USA and internationally, including in Finland, Berlin, Cyprus, Beijing, and Israel. Avigail is the recipient of 2018 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Visual Arts grant the University of Minnesota’s 2018 Human Rights Initiative Grant for the project, A Contested Home: Memory, Commemoration, and Rights around Forced Migration of Palestinians in the Galilee.
Gallery Saint Germain
Tue – Fri 11am – 5pm
Sat 11am – 2pm