Asher Kalderon, artist & designer
Location: Tel Aviv
Phone: 9723 6478281
Born in Bulgaria. Emigrated to Israel in 1948 and studied art and design at Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem. He’s active in art &design for private, public and governmental institutions. Specialized in Europe graphic art & design. . A.K. has designed over 60 Israeli postage stamps, coins and medals as well as stamps for the UN Postal Administration. A.K. practices for many years painting and three dimentional art & sculpture. He has created 3D art objects for private and institutional clients. His art creations include paintings, memorial sculptures for the public and privat organisations, tapestries & art objects, art prints and illustrations. Wife Lea cooperates in executing his tapestry designs into superior textile and wool fiber wall hangings made by professional workshops in Israel.
His creations are owned by private and institutional collectors and exhibited over the world. A.K. works under special assignments in close cooperation with architects and interior designers.
Appointments Appointed for many public missions:
* Member of the professional jury at the Israeli Philatelic Service
* Former member of the public Committee at the Bank of Israel for issue of coins & banknotes
* Missions for the American-Israel Foundation and the Ministry of Education.
* Member of the jury in numerous design competitions.
* Lecturer in national and international forums.
Member in national and international design & art organizations Publications His work is often published in many professional magazines , annuals and other publications over the world.
Awards A.K. has won more than hundred national and international awards and entitlements:
* The Minister’s of Culture and Education National Award for design and art achievements for the Jewish culture,
* Distinguished Leadership Award by the American Biographical Institute for outstanding and extraordinary achievements in Art and Communication Design.
* Numerous first prizes in stamp, coin & medals, poster & simbol, national & international design contests.
* Awards for Exelence in Art & Design in Israel and abroad.
A.K. has exhibited and exhibits in national and international one man and group shows & exhibitions in Israel, U.S.A., London, several shows in Germany, France,Finland, Poland, South America etc.
Lecturer and educator for many years in most of the art & design education institutes in Israel
Recently A.K.exibits his art in www.absolutearts.com/kalderon, www.modernjewishhome.com
A.K. and his wife are ownf a small gallery situated in their home where they exhibit his work. They have two married sons and four grandchildren.