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Arie Menes was born and raised in Tel-Aviv, Israel, lived 5 years in Nairobi, Kenya as a child,
and has traveled extensively across Europe, North, Central and South America.
He moved to Seattle, WA in 1985 and has been living in San Diego, CA since 1996.

Received a BFA degree from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, Israel,
1981 with a major in painting where he studied with the artists John Byle, Joseph Hirsch, Dedi
Ben-Shaul, Reuven Berman, Osvaldo Romberg and Pinchas Cohen Gan.

He was the recipient of an Italian-Israeli cultural exchange scholarship from the Italian Government
and studied at the Accademia di Belle Arti in Florence, Italy with Professor Gullieti in 1982-83.

Received a diploma in electronics (1969) and has worked full-time for 20 years in the
computer software industry as a Quality Assurance Engineer, Manager and Director.

Exhibitions

2017  26th Annual Juried Exhibition Aug 2017, The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
          Jurors - Kara West, Library Arts & Culture Exhibition Manager, San Diego Public Library,
          and Alessandra Moctezuma, Gallery Director, Professor Fine Art, San Diego Mesa College
2017  Artist Alliance At The Museum March 2017, Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA
          Jurors - Karen McGuire, Canon Gallery, Carlsbad and Sue Greenwood, Sue Greenwood
          Fine Art, Laguna Beach
2016  25th Annual Juried Exhibition Jul 2016, The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
          Jurors - Mary L. Beebe, Director, Stuart Collection, UCSD,
          Hugh Davies, PhD, The David C. Copley Director & CEO, Museum of Contemporary Art,
          San Diego, and Mark Quint, Owner, Quint Gallery
2015  24th Annual Juried Exhibition Jul 2015, The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
          Jurors - Robert Pincus, PhD, Professor Tina Yapelli, Director of the SDSU Art Gallery, CA
2015  "Think Pink" Juried Exhibition Apr 2015, Art on 30th, San Diego, CA, Juror - Pia Stern
2014  "Electron Salon" Group Show Jun 2014, LACDA, Los Angeles, CA
2014  Southern California/Baja Norte Juried Award Exhibition Apr 2014, San Diego Art Institute,
          San Diego, CA. Juror - Peter Frank
2014  Solo Exhibition "Rhythms", Feb-Apr 2014, Lyceum Theatre Gallery, San Diego, CA
2013  Regional Juried Exhibition Dec 2013, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
2013  Regional Juried Exhibition Sep 2013, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
2011  Regional Juried Exhibition Jan 2011, San Diego Art Institute, San Diego, CA
2003  Juried Biennial Exhibition, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
2002  Southern California Regional Juried Award Exhibition, San Diego Art Institute,
          San Diego, CA
2001  Third Annual Juried Exhibition, William D. Cannon Art Gallery, Carlsbad, CA
1992  Two-Person Exhibit, Second Story Studios and Gallery, Seattle, WA
1990  Group Exhibit, Westworks Art Studios, Mercer Island Community Center, Mercer Island, WA
1988  Group Exhibit, 6th Annual Fine Arts Exhibition, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA
1988  Group Exhibit, Westworks Art Studios, Phinney Center Gallery, Seattle, WA
1987  Group Exhibit, Westworks Art Studios, Seattle, WA
1984  Solo Exhibit, Meimad Katan Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
1982  Group show, Artist selects Artist, Radius Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
1980  Group show, AICF, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel-Aviv, Israel.
1979  Group show, AICF, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel-Aviv, Israel
1978  Group show, AICF, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Online Exhibitions

2017  ArtSlant - 6th 2017 ArtSlant Prize Showcase in the Abstract Category - Composition #072417.
2017  ArtSlant - 5th 2017 ArtSlant Prize Showcase in the Abstract Category - Composition #060317.
2017  ArtSlant - 4th 2017 ArtSlant Prize Showcase in the Abstract Category - Composition #050117.
2017  ArtSlant - 3rd 2017 ArtSlant Prize Showcase in the Abstract Category - Composition #022417.
2015  ArtSlant - 3rd 2015 ArtSlant Prize Showcase in the Abstract Category - Composition #061215.
2013  ArtSlant - 8th 2013 ArtSlant Prize Showcase in the Abstract Category - Composition #090813.
2012  ArtSlant - 6th 2012 Showcase in the Abstract Category - Composition #050909.
2012  ArtSlant - 3rd 2012 Showcase in the Painting Category - Composition #092809.

Education

1983  Italian Government Art Scholarship. Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence, Italy.
1981  BFA, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel.
1969  Electronics Diploma, Ort-Yad Singalovsky, Tel-Aviv, Israel.

Awards/Honors

1982  Italian Government Art Scholarship for Painting. Accademia di Belle Arti, Florence, Italy.
1980  Academy Prize, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel.
1979  AICF academic scholarship for Painting, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1978  AICF academic scholarship for Painting, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Publications

2015  Under a Silky Sky: The Symbolist Poetry of Edith Covensky - FRONT BOOK COVER and INTERIOR, .
          Author: Yair Mazor, Publisher: HenschelHAUS Publishing.
2013  The Other Shore, Vol.3, 2012, Slavic and East Europe Culture Abroad, Past and Present - FRONT BOOK COVER,
          Publisher: Charles Schlacks, Editor: Jerome Katsell, Idyllwild, CA, USA.
2011  The Other Shore, Vol.2, 2011, Slavic and East Europe Culture Abroad, Past and Present - FRONT AND BACK BOOK COVER,
          Publisher: Charles Schlacks, Editor: Jerome Katsell, Idyllwild, CA, USA.
2010  The Other Shore, Vol.1, 2010, Slavic and East Europe Culture Abroad, Past and Present - BOOK INTERIOR,
          Publisher: Charles Schlacks, Editor: Jerome Katsell, Idyllwild, CA, USA.

Private Collections

Paintings are in private collections in California, Washingtion, Texas,
England, Canada and Israel.

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