Avital Sheffer


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Avital Sheffer grew up in Israel and arrived in Australia 1990. Her life long engagement with multi-faceted Middle–Eastern cultures, history and design leads her inquiry into fundamental human concerns of materiality and spirituality, origins and the contemporary, language and memory - complexities and dilemmas she explores in her work.

Since 2004 Sheffer had held twenty-four solo exhibitions in Australia, USA and the UK, including a touring show to Regional Galleries across Australia. Her work was presented at Collect, Art London, SOFA NY & Chicago; she has participated in numerous invitational group exhibitions and competitions, won several awards and has been a presenter and demonstrator in conferences. In 2006 and 2008 she received Australia Council grants for new work and in 2014 won the Australia Council Barcelona art Residency.

Her work is held in public collections such as the National Gallery of Australia, Sydney Powerhouse, Atelier d'Art de France, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, The Jewish Museum of Australia, Regional Galleries across Australia, as well as private, corporate and Foundations collections in Australia, USA and Europe.

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Pyriform V
Size: 54cm x 25cm x 14cm
Medium: Ceramic
$3200
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Cantaro II
Size: 36cm x 22cm x 12cm
Medium: Ceramic
$1900
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Kankan IX
SOLD
2015
Size: 49cm x 26cm x 14cm
Medium: Ceramic
$4200
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Cantaro IV
SOLD
Size: 32cm x 19cm x 13cm 
Medium: Ceramic
$1600
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SOLD
2010
Size: 52cm x 51cm x 25cm
Medium: Ceramic
$4200
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Kesher IX
2017
Size: 59cm x 30cm x 15cm
Medium: Ceramic
$4500
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Kesher VIII
SOLD
2015
Size: 55cm x 30cm x 15cm
Medium: Ceramic
$4200
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Midbaar II
SOLD
2010
Size: 69cm x 48cm x 24cm
Medium: Ceramic
$4400
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Lithos VIII
2017
Size: 40cm x 23cm x 11cm
Medium: Ceramic
$2000
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Nadiir VI

SOLD
2010
Size: 55cm x 38cm x 17cm
Medium: Ceramic

$4200

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Kevera VII
SOLD
2015
Size: 42cm x 22cm x 12cm
Medium: Ceramic
$2800
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$61 a00 
Ostracon V (Shown Left) and  Ostracon IV (Shown Right)
Medium: Ceramic
$6100 as a Pair
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Ostracon IV (Shown Right)
Size: 70cm x 21cm x 15cm
Medium: Ceramic
$3400
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Ostracon V (Shown Left)
Size: 63cm x 19cm x 13cm
Medium: Ceramic
$3200