The Artist's Guide to the L.A. Galaxy

Shay Kun
Lives and works in New York, NY


MA in Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London, England
BA in Fine Art, Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, Israel

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Slack Tide, Lamontagne Gallery, Boston, MA

Opportunities multiply as they are seized, David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

Nails & Feathers, BUIA Gallery, New York, NY

Old Flames Don't Die Out They Build New Fires, Tavi Dresdner Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel


Perversion Is The Love We Feel When Others Feel Love, SEVENTEEN Gallery, London, UK

Melting Midlands, BUIA Gallery, New York, NY
I Care Because You do Too, BUIA Gallery, New York, NY
Desktop-The Reunion, Efrat Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Gesher Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Selected Group Exhibitions


LABA, 14TH Street Y, New York, NY
The Artist's Guide to the L.A. Galaxy, West Los Angeles College Art Gallery, L.A.


Animamix, The Shanghai contemporary Art Museum, China
Viceroy Hotel, Vara Global Fine Arts, Special Projects, Art Basel Miami Beach
Golden Record: Sounds of Earth, The Collection, Lincoln, England
Three Painters, BUIA Gallery, New York, NY


In Your Face, BUIA Gallery, New York, NY
Pole Shift, Project Gentili , Berlin, Germany
Somewhere To Elsewhere, Linda Warren Gallery, Chicago, IL.
Pulse Art Fair, Saatchi online, New York
Golden Record, Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Fresh Paint, Israeli Art Fair, Tel Aviv, Israel
London Confidential, MEWS 42, London, UK
Artfutures, Bloomberg Space, London, UK


Holiday!, BUIA Gallery, NY
…A Landscape Show , Samson Projects, Boston, MA
Slick Art Fair, Vanessa Suchar, Paris, France
Sunny, Clear and Cool, BUIA Gallery, NY
The Most Curatorial Biennial, Apexart, NY
The Juddykes, John Jones Gallery, London, UK
Subreality, Aftermodern Gallery, SF
Reddot Art Fair, Vanessa Suchar, NY
Invisible Jet, Buia Gallery, NY


Winter Salon, Lesley Heller Gallery, NY
Bridge Art Fair, Vanessa Suchar, Miami
Art 212, Aftermodern Gallery, NY
Learning How to Make New Friends, Mackb Gallery, Florida, U.S.A
Shifting Landscapes, Aftermodern Gallery, SF
Breezer, BUIA Gallery, NY
Draw_Drawing 2, The Foundry (in conjunction with London Biennial), London, UK
The Pop Art Show, The Kaufmann Arcade, NY

Children of the Grave, the Agency, London, UK
Our World, World Arts Media, New York, NY
Utopia, Fournos Center For Digital Art, Athens, Greece
Poles Apart / Poles Together, 51st Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy  
In the Ring, BUIA Gallery, New York, NY  
This dream, America, Art League of Long Island, Dix Hills, NY
Tsunami Benefit Auction, at Philips de Pury, New York, NY
Wandering, a part of Artis05' (Israeli Art Week), Makor, NY
"...and death", New Space Gallery, Manchester College, CT
Boundless Joint, Oslo, Norway
The Peekskill Project, HVCCA, Peekskill, NY
Wandering Library, Book Art Museum, Lodz, Poland
Draw_Drawing, Gallery 32 (in conjunction with London Biennial), London, UK  
Primo, Buia Gallery, New York, NY
Feast or Famine: Artists and Food, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
Social Order, Buia Gallery, New York, NY

Raid Projects, The Armory Show, New York, NY
Sub-Plot, Barthelemy Gallery, New York, NY
The Mouth Breathers, Nurture Art Gallery, New York, NY
Banners III, Lubbock, TX
The Bill Clinton Show, Locus Media Gallery, New York, NY
Puppy Love, Pelham Art Center, Westchester, NY
Eickholt Gallery, New York, NY  
PoT, Joint Exhibition, Gallery Fortes Villaca, Sau Paulo, Brazil
PoT, Joint Exhibition, Liverpool Bianalle, Liverpool, England
Artists Respond, Joint Exhibition, Somerville Museum of Art, Boston, MA
Hi Falutin’, Hi Kickin’, VTO Gallery, London, England
Egotripping, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London, England  
Plastic Sheet, A.A. Silver Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Cream, Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Glamour Hammer, The Boxing Ring, London, England
Assembly, Royal College of Art and Goldsmiths College, Stepney City, London, England
Master’s Degree Show, Goldsmiths College, London, England
Outhouse, The Rich and Famous Gallery, London, England
Brainstorm, Curators’ Space, Goldsmiths College, London, England
Graduates’ Exhibition, Fine Arts Department, Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem


Makor Artist in Residence, 92nd Street Y, New York, NY

Homeland Lessons, Loushy Art & Editions, Tel Aviv, Israel
A Shell Of A Man, Loushy Art & Editions, Tel Aviv, Israel


LoDown Magazine, October Issue no.168, Berlin, Germany 2009
Maznaim Magazine, September Issue no.4, Israel (cover back and front) 2009
Biscayne Times, Art Listings, Printed Edition, March 30th, 2009

Brooks, Kimberly. "The Election and Art Swimming in My Head," The Huffington Post, November 3rd, 2008
Art Futures:  The altruistic art fair, Art World Mag, Feb- March, Issue 3, p.11, 2008
Arts Council UK, “News: Artfutures - Own Art” , February 15th, 2008

Meredith Etherington-Smith, “Letter from London”,, January 26, 2007
Shay Kun At Seventeen,, February 11, 2007
Beth Greenacre,, January 30th, 2007
John Stones. “American Dreams”, Design Week Magazine, January 11th, 2007
Tiffany Martini, “Subreality, A New View Of Pop Art”, The SF Examiner, April 3rd, 2007
Dana Gilerman, “A Free Developing Market”, Haaretz Newspaper, February 7th, 2007
Shay Kun at Seventeen,, February 5th, 2007
John-Paul Pryor, “Shay Kun Chocolate’s Box Paintings”, Dazed Digital, February 1st, 2007                                                                   Jane Neal, Shay Kun: Saatchi Online Critic’s Choice,  August 6th, 2007
Kende Gyorgy, “Exhibitions”, Uj Kelet Hungarian Weekly, December, 2007
Meni Peer, “Maga Shel Rahav”, BIG TIME Magazine, p.54, October 2007
Megan And Murray, “A Landscape Show At Samson Projects”, September , 2007

Shay Kun, BA, MA, Cocksoft Art News, December 24th, 2006
Merrily Kerr/ Ruth Perez Chaves: Shay Kun, Recent Paintings 2006-2008 (Cat.)
Mary Evangelista, “On Art”, Maariv Weekend Edition, 14 July, p. 10
Megan Voeller, ‘Lat Rites Of Summer’, Creative Loafing, 25 October, 2006

Tochin Andrea, “Wandering”, NY Press, January, Volume 18 No.3, P.48, 2005.
Consulate General of Israel Cultural Department, January-February, 2005.
Whats Up!, New York, NY, January, 2005
Moyal, Raviv. “The Big Apple Falls Close to the Tree.” Maariv International Ed., 14 January. p. 46
Cerbini, Lorenza, “Alla Buia Gallery si Festeggia con ‘Primo,’” America Oggi, 27 June, 2004, p. 9.
Jon Elliot, "The Mouth Breathers at NURTUREart." The Greenline, 11-29 February, 2004, p. 11.
New York Magazine, (Intelligencer section), “The Bill Clinton Show”, New York, NY, October.

PoT Exhibition Catalog, Sau Paulo, Brazil, September.
“Artists Respond,” Art New England Reviews, New England, September.
Maariv America, weekend edition, New York.
Maariv America, weekend edition, New York, September.
Time Out Magazine London Art Review, London, England, May.
Time Out Magazine London Art Review, London, England, March.
Assembly Group Exhibition Catalog, London, England, October.
Goldsmiths Master’s Thesis Exhibition Catalog, London, England, July.
Ouie Kelete Hungarian Weekly Paper, Jerusalem, Israel, May.
Studio Art Magazine, Tel-Aviv, Israel, May.
Jewish Week News, Art Section, New York, December.1995