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Vered B. Galor, Curator

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BiographyVered Galor was born in Czechoslovakia, raised in Israel and educated in Southern California. She is a baby survivor of the Holocaust, which is an important part of her approach to her artwork! Art has been a part of her life as long as she can remember, she says; it has been her interest, her form of expression and a sociological, psychological outlet to her feelings, opinions, and reflection on her existence and experiences. Vered Galor has earned an Associate degree in Architecture, a BA and MA in Fine Art in California State University Northridge. She has been part of the art world for over 40 years as a curator, consultant, educator, and mentor while creating her artwork and teaching photography. As part of her business she has lectured, participated in discussions, and wrote art programs to encouraged the collaboration of art and Architecture and to stress the importance of the visual arts, in teaching the difficult historical genocide, of the Jewish people: The Holocaust. Vered Galor’s artworks span the spectrum of Sculpture, Poetry, Photography and Digital Collages. She currently creates, her Photographic Digital Collages, in portfolio grouping, on a subject matter. The work reflects her observations, feelings, emotions, and thoughts, personal, political, and historical, as they accumulate and come to life visually in her artwork.
TitleArtist, Curator, Educator
ExpertiseHas worked in various mediums, including hand blown glass sculpture, photography, photographic digitals collages; Art consulting on curatorial work, art education, mentoring
Current OrganizationVered Galor, Contemporary Fine Arts
Type of OrganizationArt
Major ProductArt and art integration
Area of DistributionInternational
University/DegreeBA, Art & Design,1975; MA, 3D Art Sculpture, 1978; Ext. Studies, Graphics & 2D Art, 1978-80, California State Univ. Northridge; Ext. Studies, Photography, Los Angeles Pierce College,1989-92; Florence Melton School of Judaism, 2012-13
Honors & AwardsLight Space & Time, ”Landscape Art” 1st place,2013; Phantom Galleries Award, “Colors of Life”, Honorable Mention, 2010; Lark Gallery online, “Hidden Treasure”, 3rd place winner, 2009; Bernice Abbott Competition, Honorable Mention Award, 2007; Art Calendar Magazine Art competition, Crabbie Award, 1991; Countrywide Funding Corp., Purchase Award, 1977; Women's Architectural League, Scholarship Award, Los Angeles, Ca., 1971
Published WorksArt and Beyond, Magazine cover, Glass Sculpture images, June 2017; Billboard on Sunset Blvd., “Mesada”, West Hollywood, Ca. May 2014; Video – “Never Forget the Unforgivable”, Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, Jerusalem Israel, September 2014; Living Artists of Today: Contemporary Art, book of Art & Beyond Studio, 2014; Art & Beyond Magazine, Cover, artworks and written articles, since 2013; Will & Grace” NBC TV Show, background artwork, September 19, 2002; America at the Millennium”, The International Library of Photography, book March 2000; Making a Living as an Artist”, Art Calendar book, June 1993; “Days of my life”, poetry book, edition of 100, 1980; Collections-Yad Vashem Holocaust Museum, Jerusalem Israel, Video, 2014; School of the Arts Institute of Chicago, Poetry Book, 2002; Miller Family Development Corp., Calabasas, Ca M.M. Photography, 1994; Countrywide Funding Corporation, Ca., Glass Sculpture, 1977; Franklin Mint Corp., Los Angeles, Poetry Book, 1979
Career AccomplishmentsNumerous including-selected curatorial projects: City Hall Chamber Gallery, “Mother and Daughter Remember”, Las Vegas City Hall, NV April 2016; Southern Nevada Museum of Fine Art, “Realism to Abstraction”, Las Vegas, NV April 2016; Poudre River Arts Center, Arts Alive, Triptych, Fort Collins, Co. February 2007; Center for Fine Arts photography, Curator of Exhibitions, Fort Collins, Co. August 2004 – August 2005; Learning Tree University, Animal Photography Show, Chatsworth Ca. June 2001; Proposals for art programs and competitions- Metropolitan Gallery Las Vegas Museum, “Judaism-history, Faith and Culture” Las Vegas, NV, 2016; Simon Wiesenthal Center-Tolerance Museum, Art Program Proposal with detailed opening show, LA, CA., 1990-1992; FALA The Architectural Foundation of Los Angeles, A proposal for an Art Program, Los Angeles, Ca., 1989; Arts Park LA International Design Competition, Formed Art & Architecture Collaboration Teams,1988; Gensler and Assoc. Architects, developed an Art Program for Design Competition, Century City LA, Ca., 1987
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