About Yael Avi-Yonah

Sample Work:

Yael Avi-Yonah

Artist at a glance:
  Systematic Mysticism
About the artist:
  Yael Avi-Yonah was born in Jerusalem, a graduate of Bezalel Academy of Art.

Her father was the distinguished archaeologist and historian, Michael Avi-Yonah, who provided her with the rich background in art, archeology and bible, which emanates from her works.

Thousands of her prints and serigraphs on Jerusalem landscapes and biblical subjects have been sold throughout the world.

Her series of oil portraits of 15 great contemporary Israeli authors was exhibited at the Jerusalem International Book Fair in 1984 and abroad.

In 1987 she completed a series of paintings on the 12 Tribes for the Yad L'Mordechai synagogue in Jerusalem.

Since 1988 she has been working on a series of works in oil and mixed media on canvas and wood in a new and original style of anaglyfic art . Her themes are inspired by Jewish mysticism and the Kabbalah and include the Angels of the Divine Chariot , the Four Supernal Worlds , Jerusalem in the Messianic Age , the New City and other prophetic visions.
Her works were on display in the Jewish Museum in London, as well as galleries in Israel and abroad.

She lives in Jerusalem with her husband, the artist, Dov Lederberg.