was born a refugee on November 7, 1948 in a Displaced Persons camp in Linz, Austria. In 1949 he immigrated to Israel. In 1958 he moved with his parents to the United States where he attended the Brooklyn Museum School, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, New York, and the State University of New York, Albany, New York. From 1973 to 1983 he was Instructor of painting and drawing at the Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, Maryland. In 1983 he taught painting at the New York Academy of Art, New York, New York.
Israel Hershberg moved back to Israel with his wife and family in 1984. In 1991 he was awarded the Sandberg Prize for Israel Art and in 1998 the Tel Aviv Museum of Art Prize for Israel Art. The artist is the Founder and former Artistic Director of the Jerusalem Studio School in Jerusalem and is currently the Director & Founder of the JSS in Civita Master Class & Residency in Civita Castellana, Italy. His work is included in private and public collections internationally. Israel Hershberg is represented by Galeria Plan B, Berlin and lives and works in Pardes Hanna Karkur, Israel.
IMAGO, Galeria Plan B, Berlin, DE
Israel Hershberg: Paintings, Drawings & Photographs, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, US
Fields of Vision: Landscapes by Israel Hershberg, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, IL
Israel Hershberg: From Afar, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY, US
Forum Gallery, New York, New York, Forum Gallery, Los Angeles, California, US
Tree Portraits, Tel Aviv, Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel, IL
Tree Portraits, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, US
As a Passing Shadow, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, IL
Israel Hershberg: Recent Work, Marlborough Gallery, New York, New York, US
New York Academy of Art, New York, New York, US
Jacob's Ladder Gallery, Washington, D.C., US
Thesis Exhibition, State University Art Gallery, State University of New York at Albany, Albany, New York, US
Prince Street Gallery, New York, New York, US
Prince Street Gallery, New York, New York Brooklyn Museum School, Brooklyn, New York, US