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Archie Granot

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Born in London, England in 1946, Archie Granot moved to Israel in 1967. Prior to settling in Jerusalem in 1978, he was a member of an agricultural community where he milked cows and grew melons. Archie Granot  created his first papercut in 1979. He has a M.Phil in Russian Studies from the University of Glasgow, Scotland and a B.A. in Political Science and Russian Studies from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem.

View my Papercut Ketubahs and other work here.

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:
Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel
Bet Torah, Mount Kisco, New York, USA
Cartiere Miliani Fabriano spa, Fabriano, Italy
Congregation Beth Jacob, Atlanta, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Congregation Bnai Torah, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
Cantor Jacob and Dr. Belle Rosenbaum Mezuzah Collection, Great Synagogue, Jerusalem, Israel
Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Jerusalem, Israel
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
Jewish Museum, New York, New York, USA
Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, USA
Museum der Scherenschnitte, Vreden, Germany
Philadelphia Museum of Judaica, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Presidents Residence, Jerusalem, Israel
Rubenovitz Museum, Congregation Mishkan Tefila, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA
Sir Isaac and Lady Wolfson Museum, Heichal Shlomo, Jerusalem, Israel
Temple Shaarai Shomayim, Lancaster. PA, USA
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Yeshivah University Museum, New York, USA

INDIVIDUAL EXHIBITIONS:
2010 "The Papercut Haggadah by Archie Granot", Loyola University Museum of Art, Chicago, USA (in planning)
2008 "The Papercut Haggadah by Archie Granot", Yeshiva University Museum, New York, USA
2002 Temple Shaarai Shomayim, Lancaster, PA, USA
2002 The Heritage Museum of Temple Emmanu-El, Closter, New Jersey, USA
2001 Appel Art Gallery, Katz JCC, Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA
2000 Art Effects Gallery, Merion, Pennsylvania, USA
1998 May Museum of Temple Israel, Lawrence, New York, USA
1997 Rubenovitz Museum, Congregation Mishkan Tefila, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, USA
1997 Temple Beth Shalom, Roslyn Heights, New York, USA
1997 Koslowe Gallery, Westchester Jewish Center, Mamaroneck, New York, USA
1996 UJA-Federation, New York, New York, USA
1992 Elisabeth S. Fine Museum of Judaica at Congregation Emanu-El, San Francisco, California, USA
1992 Philadelphia Museum of Judaica at Congregation Rodeph Shalom, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
1991 Yeshiva University Museum, New York, New York, USA
1989 Kuzari Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
1989 Ariel Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
1988-9 Braunschweigisches Landesmuseum, Braunschweig, Germany
1985 Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
2009-10 "The Revival of Jewish Papercuts", Beth Hatefutsoth, Tel Aviv.
2009-10 "WRJ Calendars: Celebrating Art and Time," Union of Reform Judaism, New York.
2009 “Old Friends, New Work”, Elisabeth S. Fine Museum of Judaica at Congregation Emanu-El, San Francisco, California, USA
2008-9 "Envisioning Maps", Hebrew Union College, New York, New York, USA
2008  5th International Book & Paper Arts Triennial, Columbia College, Chicago Center for Book & Paper Arts, Chicago, USA
2007 "Ombres & Lumières", Musée des Miniatures et Décors de Cinéma, Lyons, France
2007 Rye Arts Center, Rye, New York, USA
2006 The Library of the Jewish Theological Seminary, New York, New York, USA
2003 Israel Wilfid Museum, Kibbutz Hazorea, Israel
2003 The Kansas Jewish Museum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA
2002 The Kansas Jewish Museum, Overland Park, Kansas, USA
1998 William Breman Jewish Heritage Museum, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
1997 Bnai Brith Klutznick National Jewish Museum, Washington, D C , USA
1997 University Museum of Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville, Illinois, USA
1996 Visual Arts Center, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA
1996 Bnai Brith Klutznick National Jewish Museum, Washington, DC, USA
1995 Starr Gallery, Newton Centre, Massachusetts, USA
1994 The Jewish Museum, New York, New York, USA
1994 National Museum of Japan, Kyoto, Japan
1994 Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan
1994 JCC Goldman Gallery, Rockville, Maryland, USA
1992-3 The San Francisco Craft and Art Museum, San Francisco, California, USA
1992 Hirsh Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
1991-2 Paine Art Center, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA
1991 Mizel Museum of Judaica, Denver, Colorado, USA
1990 Palos Verdes Art Center, Palos Verdes, California, USA
1989 Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
1987 Museum of Music and Ethnology, Haifa, Israel

Recent Exhibits

Archie Granot participated in these exhibits:

Feb, 2014 Thresholds: MOCRA at 20 - Part Two
Museum of Contemporary Religious Art (MOCRA)
 
Jun, 2013 As Subject and Object: Contemporary Book Artists Explore Sacred Hebrew Texts
Museum of Biblical Art
 
Feb, 2010 The Papercut Haggadah
Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA)
 
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