emil shenfeld

            1952 

 Born in Sao Paulo, Brazil .

1970-74

Industrial Engineering Degree - Escola Politecnica, University of S.Paulo - Brazil

1973  Industrial Design Prize for the ergonomic design of a computer keyboard terminal
1974 Systems Analyst at The Arthur Anderson & Co.
1978

Aliah to Israel.        

1978-80  Studies at The Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem
 Parallel work in the Systems Department of The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
1981 Design and craft of first pieces as a professional designer
1983

 Decision to abandon the engineering career for total devotion to design and silversmithing.

1984 The Jerusalem Seal of Quality
1985 Opening of the studio at Hutzot Hayozer, Jerusalem.
1986

 Collective Exhibition : The Jewish Historical Museum - Amsterdam.

1987 Collective Exhibition : Artist's House - Jerusalem.
1988 Collective Exhibition : The Jerusalem Cultural Department.
1992 Collective Exhibition : "Artisans d'Israel" - Paris,Lisbon.
1994

 Collective Exhibition : Israel Craftsmen - Tokyo.

1995  Collective Exhibition : "Judisches Kultgerat Heute" 
                                          Oldenburg / Braunschweig - Germany
1996 Collective Exhibition : "Dort und Jetzt" - Here and Now
                                         Contemporary Judaica in Israel
1997 L'Chaim Kiddush Cup Invitational Exhibit : Jewish Museum of San Francisco - U.S.A.
1998 Collective Exhibition : Continuity & Change - 92 Years of Judaica at Bezalel    -  Israel, Europe, Japan, U.S.A.
 
                                                       Emil 's pieces are exhibited in private, gallery and museum collections in Israel, Europe and the U.S
     

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