Dafna Kaffeman

Born in Jerusalem in 1972
Resides in Jaffa


education

1994-96
Study of Glass and Ceramics
Bezalel Academy for Arts and Design | Jerusalem

1999
Bachelor of Fine Arts | Gerrit Rietveld Academy | Amsterdam

2002
Master of Fine Arts | Sandberg Instituut | Amsterdam


public collections

· Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg | Coburg | DE
· Victoria & Albert Museum | London
· Corning Museum of Glass | Corning, NY | USA
· Museum of American Glass | Milville, NJ | USA
· Racine Art Museum | Racine, WI | USA
· Ernsting Foundation | Coesfeld-Lette | DE
· Alexander Tutsek-Foundation | München | DE


recognitions

2011
· Winner of the Creation Engorgement Prize
  Awarded by the Israeli Ministry of Science and Culture

2008
· The Bombay Sapphire Prize | Finalist

2006
· Exhibition Support by Israel’s Minister of Foreign Affairs

2005
· Award by the Hilbert Sosin Fund of the Florida Glass Art Alliance
· Grant by The Corning Museum of Glass | Corning, NY | USA

2004
· Honorary Diploma | Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award

2003
· Fellowship | Wheaton Creative Glass Center of America | Milville, NJ | USA

2002
· Nomination | Bernadine de Neeve Prijs | NL

2001
· Grant by the Pilchuck Glass School | Seattle, WA | USA

1997
· Art Studies | Grant by the Jewish Community Amsterdam

1996
· Design Prize | Modern Judaic Competition | Bezalel Art Academy | IL


solo exhibitions

2014
· Without Camouflage
  Two-artists-exhibition with Silvia Levenson
  Curated by Davira Taragin
  David Owsley Museum of Art | US-IN

2013
· Special Exhibit - Red Everlasting | Eretz Israel Museum | Tel Aviv
· Invasive Plants | lorch+seidel contemporary | Berlin
· Invasive Plants | Keramikmuseum Westerwald | Höhr-Grenzhausen/DE

2011
· What Could Be Sweeter ... | American University Museum | Washington DC

2010
· Mantis religiosa | lorch+seidel contemporary | Berlin

2008
· Red Everlasting | Stavanger – European Capital of Culture | NO

2006
· Persian Cyclamen | lorch+seidel contemporary | Berlin

2005
· I was trained hunting wolves | Heller Gallery | New York


selected participations

2014
· Ilots d'utopies, un esprit Jaurès
  Group exhibition curated by Manuel Fadat and Laurent Subra
  Musée / Centre d'Art du Verre | Carmaux | Tarn | FR

2012
· Prizes in Art and Design 2011 | Petach Tikva Museum of Art | IL
· Preview Berlin Art Fair | with lorch+seidel contemporary
· Memento | Curated by Cornelia Wichtendahl
  Contemporary Sculptural Objects and Installations
  St. Johannes-Evangelist-Kirche | Berlin
· In the Name of Love | Curated by Eva-Maria Fahrner-Tutsek
  Alexander Tutsek-Foundation | München | DE

2011
· Menschen, Tiere, Sensationen | lorch+seidel contemporary | Berlin
· Israeli Glass 2011 | Eretz Israel Museum | Tel Aviv | IL

2010
· The Anna and Joe Mendel Collection | The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts
· Four in One | lorch+seidel contemporary | Berlin
· Netz, Stab, Stachel | Ernsting Foundation | Coesfeld-Lette | DE
· Art Karlsruhe | lorch+seidel contemporary | Berlin

2009
· Glas – Gerrit Rietveld Academy 1969-2009 | Gemeentemuseum | Den Haag
· Ashes to Ashes | Contemporary Art Center of Virginia | USA

2008
· The Bombay Sapphire Prize – Final Exhibition | MyOwnGallery | Milan
· 3 Artists of the Gallery | lorch+seidel contemporary | Berlin

2007
· Pricked – Extreme Embroidery | Museum of Arts and Design | New York

2006
· Collect | with AIDA | Victoria & Albert Museum | London

2005
· Viewed through Glass | Heller Gallery | New York
· What on Earth | Bullseye Connection Gallery | Portland, OR | USA
· New Works for the New RAM | Racine Art Museum | Racine, WI | USA
· Glass Weekend 05 | Heller Gallery | Wheaton Village | Milville, NJ | USA

2003
· SOFA Chicago | AIDA | Chicago
· Dies ist kein Liebeslied | Kunstverein Via 113 | Hildesheim | DE
· White Board | Kunstverein Via 113 | Hildesheim | DE

2002
· RAI - Rotterdam Art Fair | Cruise Terminal | Rotterdam
· Museum Night Rotterdam | Brutto Gusto Gallery | Rotterdam
· Special Exhibit | Eretz Israel Museum | Ramat Aviv | IL
· Bernadine de Neeve Prijs | Museum Jan van der Togt | Amstelveen | NL

2001
· Interactive Spaces | Porto – European Capital of Culture | PT
· White Board | Mosteiro Schuerer | Rua Miguel Bombarda | Porto | PT
· Animal | sandberg2 | Mariakapel | Hoorn | NL
· Ritual in Form | Jewish Historic Museum | Amsterdam
· Space - Light - Time | MDI Institute | De Branie | Zwolle | NL
· End Exam Show | Gerrit Rietveld Academy | Amsterdam

1999
· Park of the Future | Westergasfabriek | Amsterdam
· Future Israeli Artists in the Netherlands | Pulchri Studio | Den Haag


selected publications

2013
· Einst Inbegriff des Biedermeier, wird das Stickbild ...
  Susanne Schreiber | Kolumne Die Marktfrau
  ZEIT Kunstverlag Weltkunst | Nr. 77 | September 2013
· Interview by Madeleine Jeschke and Sharon Adler | AVIVA-Berlin.de
· Abwurf der Kartoffelkäfer | Michael Nungesser | Der Tagesspiegel | July 06
· Ich zähle bis Eins ... | Meike Jansen | taz | June 06
· Kaffemans Pflanzen ... | Jüdische Zeitung | June edition

2011
· In the name of love | exhibition catalogue | Alexander Tutsek-Foundation
  Edited by Dr. Eva-Maria Fahrner-Tutsek | Kerber Verlag
· Exhibition of Glass | Yonathan Rigger | Channel 2 News | IL | August 1
· Fragile Wolf | Dekel Goodovitch | www.calcalist.co.il | IL | July 27
· The Code Breaker | Andrew Page | Urban Glass | Summer Edition
· Taking the Katzen ... | Kriston Capps | The Washington Post | Feb 13
· What Could Be Sweeter ... | Davira Taragin | American University Museum

2010
· A Poetess in Glass | Dr. Clementine Schack | New Glass | Winter 2010
· Mantis religiosa | exhibition catalogue | lorch+seidel contemporary | Berlin
· Mantis religiosa | M. Fadat | La Revue de la Céramique et du Verre | N° 174

2008
· On the Edge | Stavanger – European Capital of Culture | Norway
· New Glass Review 29 | The Corning Museum of Glass | Corning, NY | USA

2007
· Stark im Sekundärmarkt | Dr. Ch. Rump | Die Welt | Berlin | Jan 20
· Recherche et Création | Manuel Fadat | Los Flamencos No Comen | Nîmes

2006
· Persian Cyclamen | exhibition catalogue | lorch+seidel | Berlin
· Ein Wolf zum Verlieben | Andrea Hilgenstock | Die Welt | July 21
· Persische Cyclamen | Meike Jansen | taz | Berlin | July 05
· Collect | Fair Catalogue | London

2005
· Le Verre au Chalumeau | Evelyn Hadge | Matiers d'Art | Nov/Dec 2006
· Jutta Cuny-Franz Memorial Award | Helmut Ricke | New Glass | Fall 2005
· New Glass Review 26 | The Corning Museum of Glass | Corning, NY | USA

2004
· The Glass Menagerie | Varda Chechick | AT Magazine | Nov 2004
· The Pilchuck Glass School's 26th Annual Auction | Seattle, WA | USA
· New Glass Review 25 | The Corning Museum of Glass | Corning, NY | USA

2003
· Zucchini zur Poesie | Hildesheimer Allgemeine Zeitung | May 27
· Israel Projekt | Exhibition Catalogue | Kunstverein Via 113 | Hildesheim | DE

2002
· Five Young Talents | Dr. Franz Jeursen | New Glass | Summer 2002
· Bernadine de Neeve Prijs | Museum Jan van der Togt | Amstelveen | NL

1999
· Great Freedom in Glass | Maria Olson | Barometren | July 22 | SE
· Future Israeli Artists in the Netherlands | Pulchri Studio | Den Haag