UniquEEE Art Gallery, Ramat Hasharon, Israel
Irit Shemly-Taiber Biography
Photographer Irit Shemly-Taiber started her professional artistic career as a dancer, and in the course of time moved from performance in a motion theatre to art therapy and fine art photography. Her work offers a unique approach to the intermodal integration of visual arts, motion & drama. She has held numerous solo and group exhibitions in Israel since 1992.
Shemly-Taiber holds an M.A. degree in Art Therapy from Leslie College, USA (1988), and two B.A. degrees (Psychology; Humanities & Arts) from Tel-Aviv University, Israel (1984). She has completed formal training in the fields of Psychodrama, Psychotherapy, Painting, Sculpture and Art Photography at several institutions in USA and Israel (1986-1997). A veteran art therapist practicing both in the USA and Israel, Shemly-Taiber is known for her expertise in integration of the arts in Psychotherapy and Psychodrama, teaches those disciplines in academic frameworks in Israel, and has been invited to lecture on her approach in international conferences.
Shemly-Taiber has participated in tens of single and group exhibitions in Israel (1992 to-date), and produces limited edition photo prints on canvas (canvas art prints).