Painter and teacher in Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel (1964-81).
Born in Beuthen, Germany , 1920.
Passed away in Jerusalem, Israel, 1977.


Studies

1939-1941
Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, with Mordechai Ardon

Selected Solo Exhibitions

1992Avraham Baron Gallery, Beer Sheva University, Beer Sheva, Israel.
1996"Joseph Hirsch - Images", Jerusalem International Convention Centre, Jerusalem, Israel.
2001"Joseph Hirsch - Retrospective", The Art Gallery of University Haifa, Haifa, Israel.
2007"Works on Paper", Yair Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2011"Through the Mask", Yair Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.


Selected Group Exhibitions

1970
"Teachers Exhibition - Bezalel Academy of Arts & Design",Jerusalem Artists House, Jerusalem, Israel.
1978
"Saint Catherine", Julie M. Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1988
"New Bezalel", Jerusalem Artists House, Jerusalem; Tel Aviv Art Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel.
1998
"Vision of Light: A Century of Watercolor in Israel", Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.
1999
"Group Exhibition", The Municipal Museum , Ramat Gan, Israel.
2012
"Group Exhibition from the Gallery Collection", Yair Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2013"Group Exhibition from the Gallery Collection", Yair Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.
2016
"Exhibition from the Gallery Collection", Yair Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel.

"Decade Exhibition", Yair Art Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel.


Awards

1980
"Artist-in-Residence", The Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France.
1983
"Jerusalem Prize", Municipality of Jerusalem.
1987
"Bank Discount Prize for an Israeli Artist", Tel Aviv Museum of Art.
1989
"The Shoshana and Mordechai Ish-Shalom Prize, Jerusalem Municipality, Jerusalem.
  • Joseph Hirsch exhibited at the "Decade Exhibition" - a group exhibition held in 2016 and marked the 10th anniversary of the Yair Art Gallery.