Sharon Paz

Sharon Paz was born in Israel. She received a MFA from Hunter College. Her work is part of the collection of the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. In 2005 Paz received a grant from the ³Haptstadkultorfounds 2005² in Berlin. Paz has taken part in the Irish museum of Modern Art residency program, in New Views: DUMBO, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NY, and was a resident at Skowhegan in Maine. She had a solo show in the Herzlyia Museum in Israel. She has exhibited in White Box Gallery, Artist Space and Sixtyseven, in NYC. Her work has been screened at Thomas Erben Gallery, Art in General, and Anthology Film Archives all in NYC; Paz work has taken part in numerous film and video festivals in Europe, Canada, Israel, and the United States. Paz work investigates ideas about human psychological perception of home, land, nation and culture. She explores her personal history in relation to the political and historical currents.