Mireille Kramer Biography

Mireille Kramer




Born in Cairo, Egypt in 1932, printmaker Mireille Kramer-Rekem immigrated to Israel in 1951 at age 19. She enrolled at the Jerusalem University and in 1953 helped Dada artist Marcel Janco and other Israeli artists create the Ein-Hod artist colony in Northern Israel, near Haifa.

Kramer developed her etching techniques at the University of Milan in Italy and continued her art education in Paris at I'Ecole du Louvre and I'Academie Jullian, and in the United States at the Pratt Institute, New York, where she got her degree.

Kramer has exhibited her works at the Musee National d'Art Moderne, Paris; Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the Tel Aviv Gallery, Moed Kahanke.Mireille Kramer was awarded the Millerman Prize in the 1957 at the ‘Young Artists of Israel Exhibition.’

Kramer-Rekem spends her time working in France, New York and her permanent home in Ein-Hod, Israel.