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Miri Chais

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Lives in
Los Angeles, California

Works in
Los Angeles, California


Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College, Kfar Saba, Israel, 1997, BFA

Representing galleries
Shay Arie Gallery, Tel Aviv

exhibition/performance, digital, photography, conceptual, video-art, installation, mixed-media, sculpture


Miri Chais is a new media artist living and working in Los Angeles, California.
Chais studied at the Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College in Kfar Saba, Israel. Her works straddle the ever-shifting borders of art, design, science, and technology, employing advanced materials and dynamic elements of sound, light, and video. Recent solo exhibitions include: Reflection/Extension, Satoshi Koyama Gallery, Tokyo (2013) In Horror in Longing, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa (2012); and No Wonder, Hangar 2 at the Port of Jaffa, Tel Aviv (2012). Chais’s works can be found in private collections in Israel, Europe, and the United States.

Solo Exhibitions

2013 Reflection / Extension, Satoshi Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2012 In Horror and Longing, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel  

2012 No Wonder, Hangar 2 at Port of Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel  

2011-2012 Paradise, Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod, Israel 

2011 Beyond the Real, Dwek Gallery, Mishkenot Shaananim Cultural Center, Jerusalem, Israel  

2010 Colossus, Shay Arye Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel  

2009 Viral Propogation, DLD Conference, HVB Forum, Munich, Germany

2003 Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Fairest of Them All,  Seemann Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel     

2002 Reflecting Walls, Hi-Tech Management School (HTMS) Gallery, Tel Aviv University, Israel  

Group Exhibitions

2014 Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

2014 Freeway Studies #2: Inside the Quad. Ben Maltz gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Night Terrors and Day Dreams, The Loft at Liz's, Los Angeles, CA

2014 Face It, The Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 The Season of Spring, Flower Pepper Gallery, Pasadena, CA

2014 Lure, San Diego Mesa College, San Diego, USA

2014 MAS Attack, ARTRA Curatorial San Francisco, USA

2014 Platforms and Paint, The Gabba Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2014 The Artist in 2040, Jaus Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2013 Luminosity, The Loft at Liz's, Los Angeles, USA

2013 Generations IX: The Red/Pink Show, A.I.R Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2013 MAS Attack, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA, USA

2013 Idol Wild presents POSSESSED: A Group Art Show, Keystone Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2013 Los Angeles Juried Exhibition, L.A. Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2013 OUT THERE, Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2013 12 x 12 x 12, Keystone Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

2012 No Wonder, Hangar 2 at Port of Jaffa, Tel Aviv, Israel

2011 Meeting Point, Alfred Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel 

2011 Code: Mosaic, Hatzouk Gallery, Natania, Israel

2011 Venice Mémoire, Zemack Contemporary Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel 

2011 Summer Exhibition, The Heder Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel 

2011 Videocracy, The Center for Contemporary Art (CCA), Tel Aviv

2011 Magna Carta-Art/Paper, Cain Schulte Gallery, Berlin, Germany 

2010 Magna Carta-Art/Paper, Cain Schulte Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA 

2009 CONmunication, Nhow Hotel, Milan, Italy 2003 OverCraft, University of Haifa, Israel

2002 The Boundaries of Sculpture, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev in collaboration with Open Museum, Tefen, Omer, Israel 

Institutional Commissions

2012 Black Bird, Multimedia installation commissioned in conjunction with Yohji Yamamoto exhibition, Design museum Holon, Israel

2012- 2013 Meeting Point, multimedia installation commissioned for Tzazim exhibition, The Israel Children Museum, Holon, Israel

2012 Augmented, large-scale multimedia installation commissioned for Secret Artist 6 exhibition, Beit Mani, Tel Aviv, Israel

Art Fairs

2013 Select art fair, Miami Beach, Florida, USA

2012 Fresh Paint 5, Florentin Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2011 Fresh Paint 6, Florentin gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2010 Fondation Pierre Bergé-Yves Saint Laurent, Paris 


Janco-Dada Museum, Ein Hod ; Design Museum, Holon ; Selected private collections in Paris, Tokyo, Munich, Milan, San Francisco, New York, Los Angeles, Miami, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, among others.


2001 Graduate of Hamidrasha School of Art, Beit Berl College, Kfar Saba, Israel

Recent Exhibits

Miri Chais participated in these exhibits:

Oct, 2015 7,567mi: Jerusalem Biennale2015
USC Hillel Art Gallery
Jan, 2015 David Abir's "Relief" and Miri Chais' "We Are The Hollow Men" Opening Reception
Shulamit Gallery
Oct, 2014 A Conversation with Miri Chais
USC Fisher Museum of Art
Sep, 2014 Re:Mind
USC Fisher Museum of Art
Jul, 2014 Los Angeles Art Association (LAAA) Annual Benefit Auction, 2014
Los Angeles Art Association/Gallery 825
May, 2014 1019WEST Art Studios Presents ZERO DOWN
1019 West
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