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Michael Yakhilevich

1956 born in Moscow

1963-1970 Studied drawing under his grandfather, artist Meir Akselrod.

1979 – Graduated from the production faculty of Moscow Art Theatre school with speciality of stage designer.

1978 – 1990  -  Designed more than 60 performances in thatres of the Soviet Union.

1984 – Became member of the Artists Union and the Union of Theatre Workers.

1985 – The performance «Vassa Geleznova», designed by M.Yakhilevich got the USSR State Prize.

1989 –  Design director in Mark Rozovsky’ Nikitski Gates Theatre in Moscow.

1990 –  Repatriated to Israel with family.

1991 –  Became the Member of Israel Artists Union .

1991 – Created the repatriated artists group «Mesilot»

1991 – 1999 –  Curator of more than 20 «Mesilot» group exhibitions in Israel, Russia, Germany, Italy.

2002 –  Curator of the international artists’ plain-air across jewish towns in Ukraine.

2003 – Curator of the exhibition dedicated to the 90th anniversary of «Joint» in Moscow.

2006 – First israeli artist, invited to exhibit in Pushkin Museum of Fine Arts in Moscow. (exhibition «Writing book — three generations of Akselrod family»)

Israel Plus.

2009 – Designed interior and glass painting in synagogue «Makhanaim» in Maale-Adumim.

2008, 2009. 2010 -  Organised exhibitions of «Limud» project in Israel.

2010 –  Became the member of israeli artists group «Agrippas-12»

2010 – Was entitled as «Man of the Year» in Maale Adumim by Israeli TV.

2012 -  Recipient of the Shtern Prize by Ministry of Absorption for the contribution to Israeli fine arts.

M. Yakhilevich. Beach.

M. Yakhilevich. Beach.

M. Yakhilevich. Three boats.

M. Yakhilevich. Three boats.

M. Yakhilevich. Before sunset.

M. Yakhilevich. Before sunset.

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