Tuvia Beeri Biography

Tuvia Beeri




Tuvia Beeri was born in 1929 in Czechoslovakia. He immigrated to Israel in 1948. In 1957 he studied at the Oranim Art Institute in Qiryat Tivon, with Marcel Janco and Yaakov Wexler.

Between1961 to 1963 he studied printmaking with Johnny Friedlaender at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. In 1963 he returned to Israel to teach at the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem and from 1964 he also studied etching at the Avni Institute in Tel Aviv, Israel.

In 2001 Beeri won the Eli Oshorov Prize for contribution to Israeli Art from the Israeli Painters and Sculptors Association (IPSA).