CV

Dafna Kaffeman

karkefel@hotmail.com

Education

MFA – Master of Fine Arts | Sandberg Instituut | Graduate Program for Art | Amsterdam | NL 2002

BFA | Gerrit Rietveld Academy | Amsterdam | NL | 1999

Glass and Ceramics Studies | Bezalel Academy for Art and Design | Jerusalem | IL | 1992-94

Teaching Experience

Senior Lecturer and Head of glass studies, at the Glass and Ceramics Department, Bezalel Art Academy, Jerusalem | 2003-today

Artist workshop, Museum of Craft and Design San Francisco, CA, USA, 26 Sep, 2015

Guest Lecturer on Post Glass, Benyamini Contemporary Ceramics Center, Tel Aviv, Israel. 9 Jan, 2015

Guest lecturer, Corning Museum of Glass, USA | 1-7  June, 2014

Guest lecturer, Ball State University, History Department, Women and Gender Studies, Art Department, Indiana, USA | 2-11 Apr, 2014

Guest lecturer, IKKG- Institut für Künstlerische Keramik und Glas, Kublenz University, Germany, 9-28 Jan, 2013

Guest lecturer, Massachusetts Collage of Arts, Boston, USA | 6-11 Apr, 2013

conferences

Think Tank – educational strategies in glass art education, Rietveld Academy  for Art and Design, Amsterdam, NL, Dec 2014

Works in Collections

The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Montreal, Canada.

Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA.

David Owsley Museum of Art, Muncie, IN, USA

Museum of American Glass, Millville, NJ, USA.

Racine Art Museum, Racine, WI, USA.

Glasmuseum Alter Hof Herding, Ernsting Stiftung, Coesfeld-Lette, Germany.

Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England.

Museum of Modern Glass,Kunstsammlungen der Veste Coburg, Coburg, Germany.

Alexander Tutsek-Stiftung, Germany.

Musée Centre d'Art du Verre, Carmaux, Tarn, France.

Private Collections.

Prizes

2016:Prize for creation in the field of Design, Ministry of Culture, Israel

2011: Prize for the Advancement of the Arts, Ministry of Culture, Israel.

2007: Finalist, Bombay Sapphire Prize, UK

2005-06: Award by the Hilbert Sosin Fund of the Florida Glass Art Alliance.

2004: Honoree Diploma, Jutta-Cuny-Franz Memorial Award, Jutta-Cuny-Franz Foundation, Germany.

2002: Nomination, Bernadine de Neeveprijs, the Netherlands

Residencies

2017: schloos Pluschow | Mecklenburg | Germany

2014-2017: Artist residency, Print Workshop, Jerusalem, Israel

2013: Artist residency, Institut für Künstlerische Keramik und Glas, Koblenz University,Germany.

2003: Artist Residency, Creative Glass Center of America, Wheaton Village, Millville, NJ, USA.

Grants and Exhibition Support

2015: Support by the Israel Embassy North Pacific for solo exhibition, San Francisco Museum of Craft and Design

2014: Support by the Israel Lottery Council for the Arts, for solo exhibition, David Owsley Museum of Art, Muncie, IN, USA.

2014: Support by the Israel Embassy in Chicago for solo exhibition.

2013: Support by the Israel Embassy in Berlin for solo exhibition.

2011: Support by the Israel Embassy in Washington for solo exhibition.

2010: Support by the Israel Embassy in Berlin for solo exhibition.

2008: Support by the Israel Embassy in Norway for solo exhibition

2006: Support by the Israel Embassy in Berlin for solo exhibition.

2005: Scholarship, Corning Museum of Glass, Corning, NY, USA .

2004: Support by the Israel Embassy in New York for solo exhibition.

2001: Scholarshipp, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, USA.

1999: Kosta Boda and Global Glass Art, Orrefors, Sweden.

1997-99: Scholarship for studies granted by the Jewish Community of Amsterdam, NL.