Residency Dates: May 6-12, 2013
Nivi Alroy (nivialroy.net) was born in 1978 in Israel. She received her BFA from Bezalel Art Academy in Jerusalem. She spent two years in Paris, where she attended the Atelier 17 printmaking workshop. In 2005 she received the AICF fellowship and moved to New York City. She graduated from the MFA program in the School of Visual Arts with a special excellence in 2007 . Most recently, Alroy was selected as a 2008-2009 A.I.R. gallery Fellow and was chosen by Smack Mellon for their “hot list.” in 2010, She created the site specific installation Pixelville, for the Dumbo Arts Center in New York, in collaboration with artist Shirley Shor. In 2010 Alroy has recieved the ‘Ahuvi most promising artist’ award in the Fresh Paint art fair in Israel. Alroy has exhibited both nationally and internationally. Her most recent accomplishments include participation in Nu – a theatrical show in the public space ‘Pangaea’, a large scale wall site specific project, commissioned by the Israeli Arab cultural center in Haifa in the neighborhood ‘Wadi Nisnas’ and invited guest art lectures at The Weizmann institute.