Michal Sedaka Perry

1959:   Born July 7 in Jerusalem, Israel
1976 - 1980: Studied art at Avni Institute of Fine Arts, Tel-Aviv.
1990 - 2004: Lived in New York city
2004 - present: Lives and works in Tel Aviv and New York.


People of New York: 1990-1991, Underground Soho, NY, New York

Scrolls of Nothing, Artist’s house, Tel Aviv
Inverted Sunsets, Gal-on Gallery, Tel Aviv

Swimming in red ocean, Pyramida Art Gallery, Haifa, Israel

Psychic Landscapes Paintings by Michal Sedaka , Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida.  

Shlomo,  Art Gallery Givatayim Theater, Givatayim. 
Art Gallery Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem. 
The New Art Gallery Bet-Aba-Hushi, Haifa.
Yad Labanim Museum, Tiberias. Israel

Scrolls of Nothing, The International Artists' Museum, New York Center, New York.

Movements, BGH Gallery, Bergamot Station, Santa Monica, California.

Paintings, The International Artists' Museum, Lodz, Poland.

Abstract Paintings,  Carthew Thompson Gallery, Beverly Hills, California. 

The writing on the wall,   GRADEC Museum for Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia.  
State Art Gallery, Plovdiv, Bulgaria.
Mabat Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Shlomo, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York. 

People of New York,  Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York. 

Michal Sedaka: Portraits",  Art Gallery Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem. 
Yad Lebanim Museum, Petach Tikevah, Israel. 



The Studio Visit, Exit Art, New York, NY.
Faces, Pyramida Art Gallery, Haifa, Israel.  

Human Landscape, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel 

Terrorvision, Exit Art, New York, NY.
Selected Works, Bickett Gallery Raleigh, North Carolina
Scope LA, represented by Refusalon San Francisco, Los Angeles, California.
47th Annual International Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, California.
Nothing Before Me But Thag, Magnet Gallery, New York.

Elaine Baker Gallery, Boca Raton ,Florida

Wedding, Wadi Nisnas, Haifa, Israel, 
Markers-Art & Poetry in Venice, banners project, an official event of the 49" Venice Biennale.
Winter Group Show, BGH Gallery, Santa Monica, California. 

This Earth is a Flower, Bydgoszcz Museum of Art, Bydgoszcz, Poland. 
Spazi di Pace/Art for Peace,  Palazzo dei Consoli, Gubbio, Italy; traveled to Tel-Aviv; and Los Angeles , California (catalogue)
Duchamp Traveling Exhibition,  traveled through USA, Germany and Poland, 
Stone for Peace, traveling exhibition, Project of the International Artists' museum.
Save the Building,The International Artists' Museum, New York Center, New York, New York. 

Artists Messengers of Peace, Eretz Israel Museum, Tel –Aviv
Mekomi, Museum Petach Tikvah, Petach Tikvah, Israel. 

Symbolic Surface, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York.
Art0mi, Visual Arts Program, critic-in-Residence: Dan Cameron, Omi, New York 
Large Format, Mabat Gallery, Tel Aviv. 

Chicago International Art Exposition, Chicago, 

Self Portrait, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York. 
New York City by day/by night, Henoch Gallery, New York, New York 
West, Art and the Law, 17tb Annual National Exhibition traveled to San Francisco: BankAmerica 
Security Pacific Gallery, California (1992). Traveled to Raleigh: Art space, Inc., North Carolina (1992). Traveled to Tacoma: University of Puget Sound School of Law, Washington (1993) 
Selected Art Work: Israeli P.O.W., charcoal on paper, 59x84" (cat.). 

Figures & Faces, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York. 
Urban Icons, Klarfeld Perry Gallery, New York, New York



Blazier, Wendy M. "Psychic Landscapes: The Painted Language of Michal Sedaka," Psychic Landscapes paintings by Michal Sedaka," catalogue essay, May 2003.
Bolge, George s. Michal Sedaka catalogue, Psychic Landscapes, Boca Raton Museum of Art, May 2003.
Chechek, Varda. " The House and the city," At Magazine, volume 508, article, pp.148-152, May 2003.
Florida International Magazine, "Michal sedaka: Writing on The Wall." April 2003, p.127.
Kuspit, Donald. "Michal Sedaka: Painterly Writing on the Wall" reprint in " Psychic Landscapes paintings by Michal Sedaka," catalogue, May 2003.
Lueza, Cecilia. Artey Parte, Espana, Portugal y America. Michal Sedaka,
Boca Raton Museum of Art. No. 44, June 2003. p.122
Mills, Michael. New Times-Palm Beach, Florida, (exh. rev.), 22 May, 2003.
Russell, Candice. City Link, , Florida,  "On Exhibit," (exh. Rev.), photo, 30 April 2003, p.69.
Schwan, Gary. "Artist and work", The Palm Beach Post, Art notes, Photo, April 4, 2003. p. 44.
Schwan, Gary. "Michal Sedaka’s passionate abstract patterns", The Palm Beach Post , Art Reviews, May, 2003, p. 21.
Schudel, Matt. "Stories by Matt Schudel-Art Writer", South Florida Sun-Sentinel, (exh. Rev.), 4 April 2003. p. 31.
Stropoli, Rebecca, "Michal Sedaka: Psychic Landscapes", Digital City.com South Florida, 15 May 2003.
Setav, Sonia. Olam Haisha, "Exhibition-At Uncle Shlomo", March 2003, p. 25.

Hunt, David. "Yonder Stands Your Orphan," Article, September 2001.
The Jewish Post, "Michal sedaka, New Scrolls", Photo, November-December 2001, p.14.
Haifa News, Shlomo at the New Art Gallery Bet-Aba-Hushi," Photo, 5 April 2001, p.28.
Mark-Riech, Yoram. Yediot Haifa, "A series of paintings that were on exhibit in New York are now on exhibit at the New Art Gallery - Bet-Aba-Hushi," (exh. Rev), May 2001.
Vine, Richard. "Report from Poland – Woodstock on the Brda, Art in America, p.55, photo p.56, March 2001.

Kuspit, Donald. "Shlomo's Solitude, Michal Sedaka Paintings," reprint in Apirion [Literary, Cultural and Social Review], October 2000, pp. 3-7,cover.
Cohen, Mark Daniel. "A Dynamism of Valencies in the Paintings of Michal Sedaka," New York Arts Magazine, article, November 2000, pp. 48-49.
Earn, Roni. Maariv, Photo, 14 September 2000, p.48.
The Jewish Post, "Michal sedaka, From Soho to Poland", Photo, Summer 2000, p.11.
Haaretz magazine, photo., 1 September 2000, p. 118.
Henry, Rahaia. "A small man turns into a big symbol." Ramt Gan Weekly, 1 September, 2000, p.40.
Levine, Angela. "Michal Sedaka at Art Gallery Givatayim Theater," Jerusalem Post, (exh. rev.), 29 September 2000.
Maarive, Today. "Sedaka’s Show", Photo, 12 July 2000, p. 8.
Morgan, Robert C.. "Michal Sedaka Affirmation," Movements, catalogue essay, December 2000.
Sedaka, Michal. "Israelis and Palestinians Exhibition," New York Arts Magazine, December 2000, p. 71.
Sedaka, Michal. "This Earth is A Flower," New York Arts Magazine, April 2000, pp. 6-7.
Sewisa, Albert. Kol Hair - Jerusalem, "In the Frame, Shlomo, Michal sedaka oil paintings-Art Gallery Jerusalem Theater," (exh. Rev.), November 2000, p.21.
Tsffroni, Irit Rotem. Maariv-Signon, "Shlomo’s house," 6 September 2000, pp. I8-19, 21.

Robert C. Morgan,  "Michal Sedaka’s Resolute Gesture, Visual Penetration and Smart Luminosity in Modular Arenas," Cover Magazine, V.11, No.1, article, February/March 1997, p. 34.

Tully, Judd. "Red Series: Recent Paintings by Michal Sedaka," catalogue essay, September 1995.

Glavan, Darko. "Personal Writing," The writing on the Wall, catalogue essay, Zagreb, Croatia, June 1994.
Danailov, Boris. "Michal Sedaka’s Work," The writing on the Wall, catalogue essay, Plovdiv, Bulgaria, May 1994.
Dekel, David. "Writing Feelings on the Wall," Kol Israel Shelano,article, 27 December 1994 p.10.
Four on Five Art Magazine, Volume 58. "Michal Sedaka – The writing on the Wall," (exh. rev.), September 1994, p.18.
Mondy, Joseph. "Galleries", Maariv America, 13 May 1994, p.21.
Morgan, Robert C. "Sedaka Abstract Vision," The writing on the Wall, catalogue essay, May 1994.
Morgan, Robert C. "Symbolic Surface," catalogue essay, September 1994.
Kuspit, Donald. "Michal Sedaka: Painterly Writing on the Wall," The writing on the Wall, catalogue essay, June 1994.
Rabi, Isaac. "Sedaka the Painter," Maariv America, 20 May 1994, pp. 33-35.

Kuspit, Donald. "Shlomo's Solitude, Michal Sedaka Paintings," catalogue essay, 1993.
Henry, Gerrit. "Michelle Sedaka at Klarfeld-Perry," Art in America, (exh. rev.), November 1993.
Razz, Riveka. "Michal Sedaka Paintings at Klarfeld Perry Gallery," Yediot America, (exh. rev.), 4 June 1993, P. 6.
Wright, Jeff. "Inhabiting the Solitude - Urgent Flourishing," Cover Magazine, (exh. rev.), May 1993, Full p.18.

New York Newsday. "New York Forum - Drawings by Michal Sedaka," 21 February 1991, full p.47.
Henry, Gerrit. People of New York, catalogue essay, October 1991.
Jewish Press. "Pencil Drawings by Michelle Sedaka," (exh. rev.), October 1991.
McGovern, Adam. "Michelle Sedaka – Klarfeld Perry Gallery". Cover Magazine, Volume 6, number 1 (exh. rev.), October 1991.

Donitza, Nahum. "Michal Sedaka Paintings," Art in Israel, article, January 1989, pp.62-67.  

Bar-Kadema, Emanuel. "When I saw the photo I felt like crying – Michal Sedaka a young artist show at Yad Labnim Museum, Petach Tikvah powerful paintings." Yediot Ahronot , (exh. rev.), 24 March 1985, p.25.
Gal, Naomi. "Michal Sedaka-portraits, A dream-like atmosphere, Art Gallery Jerusalem Theater." Kol Jerusalem, (exh. rev.), 14 June 1985, p.21.
Ronnen, Meir. "Keys to Kiewe, Michal Sadka, Jerusalem Theatre Gallery.
"The Jerusalem Post Magazine, (exh. rev.), 7 June 1985.

Kol-Jerusalem. "Kol-Jerusalem recommends, Self Portrait: Michal Sedaka, Paintings, This week at Alon Gallery". Photo, 1 January 1986, p.16.



"What I Saw"
DVD, Color, Sound;
4:20 minutes
Premiere: Scrolls of Nothing, The International Artists' Museum, New York Center collaborate with
Refusalon, San Francisco, California, 2001.

Later Screening:
The Global Entertainment and Media Summit, The New Yorker Hotel,  2002.
Also participate in a panel discussion, Independence filmmakers, Panelists: Robert Altman, Marc Weiss, Ted Bonnit, Michal Sedaka, Demian Lictenstien, Jonathan Berman, Patrick Kwiatowski and Jay Scott Pearson.

Terrorvision, Exit Art, New York, NY, May 2004.

The Studio Visit
DVD, Color, Sound;
5:54 minutes
Premiere: The studio visit, Exit Art, New York, NY January 2006

TV Segments/Documentary

1992 Red Ed, Half hour program on the exhibition People of New York.

2000 Matav T.V., Half hour documentary on the exhibition Shlomo

2002 "Nevermore production", Television Production, Half hour segment/documentary about Scrolls of Nothing.



1976-1980 Ministry of Culture and Education, Israel