Asaf Elkalai was born in Kerem Ben Zimra, and currently based in Tel Aviv, Israel. Graduated with honors MFA from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, BA with honors in Photography from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design Jerusalem,  and Art Education Diploma from The Hebrew University. Today he teaches at Ashdod museum and works as a Social Projects Coordinator and Educational Studies Coordinator at Bezalel Academy of Art and Design.


His work has been exhibited at The Israel Museum (2020), Tel Aviv museum (2019), Municipal Gallery Arsenal, Poznan, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv museum (2017) Gabirol Gallery, Tel Aviv (2017) Ticho House for Contemporary Art, Israel Museum (2016), Inga Gallery, Tel-Aviv (2015), Lanserhaus Museum, Eppan (2015), Beit Hansen Gallery, Jerusalem, The Open Museum of Photography, Tel-Hai (2015), Helena Rubinstein Pavilion for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv Museum (2014), Bezalel final exhbition (2014), Image-Room Gallary, Jerusalem (2013), Sotheby’s Gallery, London (2012).

Elkalai׳s works part of varied collections, as The Israel Museum collection, Tel-Aviv Museum collection and privates collections.

He was participating at the programs The Skowhegan Residency School of Painting and Sculpture (2018), F.I.N.E Artist in Residence program in Pittsburgh (2018), Artist Residency Baffalo (2018),Institute of Investigative Living ZA-Z West- Andrea Zittle (2016), Aestathics And Bias in Poland (2014) , EAU & GAZ  Artist Residency Eppan (Italy, 2015).

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