Yael Barlev is a multi-disciplinary artist, who lives and works in Karmiel, Israel. She holds a graduate diploma in art from Western Galilee College (2004) and a post-graduate diploma in art from Oranim Academic College (2006), mentored by curator Galia Bar-Or and artist Gal Weinstein.

In her work, she combines what is considered fine arts and crafts. Her work spans a large variety of mediums, and incorporate themes such as gender, personal history, and identity. Her working process is highly laboring, and use repetitive patterns and images, to enhance her research of womanhood, violence, and memory.

Barlev exhibited on solo exhibitions at Omer Tiroche Gallery in Old Jaffa (2019), at The Edge Center Gallery in Nahariya (2013) and The Kibbutz Mahanaim Gallery (2011), and on several group exhibitions among them at The Municipal Gallery of Rishon Lezion (2017), The Municipal Gallery of Raanana (2015, 2012), and The Petach-Tikva Museum of Art (2008).

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