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Leonid Zeiger


Born in Volgograd, Russia, 1965. Graduated from the Savitsky Art College in Penza. Afterwards, studied at the Mural Painting Department of the Saint Petersburg Stieglitz Academy of Art and Design. Has been living and working in Jerusalem since 1990. Member of the Jerusalem Artists Union.


Solo exhibitions
2018 – “Vanités”, Jane Roberts Fine Arts gallery, Paris.
“Souvenirs du lendemain”, Le Pavé D’Orsay gallery, Paris.
2016 – “Knight, Lady, Dragon”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem. Text: Tali Ben Nun.
2015 – “The Wandering Jerusalem”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem. Text: Irena Gordon
2013 – “Leonid Zeiger: In Process” ”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem. Curator: Dr. Katya Oicherman
2011 – “Subliminal Image”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem. Curator: Zvi Tolkovsky
2006 – House of Quality, Jerusalem.
2003 – “Temenos”, Teena Cultural Society, Jerusalem.
1999 – University of Osnabruck, Germany.
1997 – Bad Iburg, Germany.
1996 – Artists’ House, Jerusalem.
1989 – DEREVO Theater, Youth Palais, Leningrad.


Personal projects

2014 – “Jerusalem Syndrome” (performance, video), Old City, Jerusalem
“Art Comes Out”, a group street art project, Jerusalem
“Wandering Jerusalem” (video), Jerusalem
2010 on – Creator of Art-in-process.com – a non-commercial project, exploring contemporary Israeli art, in three languages (English, Hebrew, Russian). The site was nominated as one of the “Favorite sites for 2011” by Yediot Ahronot


Group exhibitions

2019 – “Processes, Concepts, Situations: Contemporary Art in France”, the Museum of 20th and 21st Century St. Petersburg Art, Russia.
2018 – “Artists Book”, Artspace, Tel Aviv. Curator: Shosh Nomberg Averbukh.
“Our Second Childhood”, YMCA, Jerusalem. Curator: Bitya Rosenak.
“Wonder”, Memoir de l’Avenir Gallery, Paris.
2016 – “Mental Landscape”, The New Gallery – Artists’ Studios Teddy, Jerusalem. Curator: Dina Yakerson.
2015 – “Beuys, Beuys, Beuys”, Meshuna Gallery, Tel Aviv. Curator: Liav Mizrahi
“Cult of personality”, Library for Graphics, Saint Petersburg, Russia
“Drifting”, Hansen House, Center for Design, Media and Technology. Curator: Max Epstein
“Finds”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem. Curators: Max Epstein and Nadia Adina Rose
“Under the Flashlight”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem. Curators: Doron Adar, Oded Zaidel
“Ghosts and Demons”, The New Gallery, Jerusalem. Curators: Hedva Shemesh and Max Epstein
“Wandering”, Hansen House, Center for Design, Media and Technology. Curator: Nina Shwartz
2014 – “Unweaving”, Artists House Modiin-Makabim-Reut
“Emotional Map”, Hansen House, Center for Design, Media and Technology
2013 – “New Members”, Artists House, Jerusalem. Curator” Tali Ben Nun
“Fresh Paint 6”, Tel Aviv
2012 – “Deserted”, Eye Launge Gallery, Phoenix, Arizona
“Shifting Sands” (Manofim), Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem
“The king is naked – A self-portrait”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem
“The Dark Side”, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem
“Jerusalem Plein-Air”, Art-in-Proces international project, Jerualem
2011 – “Turning Point – Starting From Scratch”, Manofim Project, Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem
“Fresh Paint 4”, Tel Aviv
2010 – “Light”, Rakia Gallery, Jerusalem
2009 – “Basin – Gutkina – Zeiger”, House of Quality, Jerusalem.
2008 – “Jazz”, Cultural Center Hillel 27, Jerusalem.
2007 – “Artsession – 2007″, House of Quality, Jerusalem.
2006 – “Phantasmagoria of Petersburg”, House of Quality, Jerusalem.
2002 – “Model-Space”, Teena Cultural Society, Jerusalem.
2001 – “Spring Exhibition – Jerusalem Artists”, Cultural Center Hillel 27, Jerusalem.
“Jerusalem Anthology”, the Jerusalem Theatre.
2000 – “In a Large Format”, Binyanei Ha’uma, Jerusalem.
1998 – Winkler’s Gallery, Osnabruck, Germany.
1993 – “Shoshana Ish-Shalom Prize Winners”, Artists’ House, Jerusalem.
“New Members of the Artists’ Union”, Artists’ House, Jerusalem.
1990 – “Ole 90′ “, Beit Zionei America, Tel-Aviv and a tour in the USA.
1989 – Art Academy, Odiense, Denmark.
1988 – “Young Leningrad Artists”, Artists’ Union Exhibition Hall on Okhta, Leningrad.
“The Wall”, Youth Palais, Leningrad.

Awards: Shoshana Ish-Shalom Scholarship, 1993.

Works in private collections in Germany, USA, Denmark, UK and Israel.


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