I was there,
But you won't see me

Lihie Gendler Talmor

Born  in Tel-Aviv, Israel.  Receives a B.Sc .in Architecture and Urban Planning from the Technion, Haifa, Israel in 1969.   Completes her B.A. in Poetics and Comparative Literature at the University of Tel-Aviv in 1971 where she teaches until 1974. In 1980, moves to Caracas, Venezuela, and there enrolls at the Center of Studies for the Graphic Arts (CEGRA)  from  1981 to 1983, and studies painting at Walter Margulis' studio. Since 1984 she has worked on art projects, taught and participated in courses in cultural centers and workshops in Italy, Belgium, the United States, Israel, Colombia and Venezuela.

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(1993) Studio Tommaseo, Trieste, Italy; The Artists' House  Gallery , Jerusalem, Israel. (2000) Museum of Contemporary Art, Ibiza, Spain 
(1994) Sextante Gallery, Bogotá, Colombia   (2001) Sala Mendoza, Caracas, Venezuela
(1994,1996) Sofía Imber Museum of Contemporary Art, Caracas, Venezuela (2004) Sephardic Museum, Caracas, Venezuela


(1994, 1997)The 5th and 6th Havana Biennial, Cuba
(1993, 2000) The Sapporo International Printmaking Biennial, Sapporo, Japan
(1997, 2000) The 5th  and  6th International Triennial of Majdanek, State Museum of Majdanek, Lublin, Poland (2001) La Biennale Internationale d'Estampe Contemporaine de Trois-Rivieres, Canada
(1996 and 1999) The International Exhibition of Graphic Art, Frechen, Germany (2002) Fragmento y Universo, Corp Group Center, Caracas, Venezuela


(1993) Special Prize of the Jury at the International Award for Printmaking, Biella, Italy (1998) First Prize at the Ibizagrafik '98 Biennial, Ibiza, Spain

(1998) Honorary Mention at the San Juan Biennial of Latin American and Caribbean Prints, San Juan, Puerto Rico

(2000) First Prize, at the Caracas Printmaking Biennial, Caracas, Venezuela


Sofia Imber Museum of Contemporary Art,
Caracas,   Venezuela ;

The Americas House, La Habana, Cuba;

National Art Gallery, Caracas, Venezuela; The PublicInternational Library, New York,
Cisneros Foundation, Caracas, Venezuela:

The United States of America;

Institute of Culture, San Juan, Puerto Rico; The National Library, Madrid, Spain; 
Wifredo Lam Center, La Habana, Cuba;

National prints Museum, Mexico.