Nurit Avesar is a mixed media artist and a painter. Her work is process-based, including large multi-layered pieces. In her art, Avesar explores the ways cultural legacies and history interact with the present.
Avesar’s recent major exhibitions were at the Carnegie Museum in Oxnard, CA, California State University Dominguez Hills, the Brand Library Art Gallery, and a solo show at the Neutra Institute Museum in Silver Lake. She recently curated First Response, a group show at Keystone Gallery, Los Angeles. Avesar is the 2010 recipient of the Dean Purchase Award.
Nurit Avesar was born and raised in Israel. She moved to Los Angeles in her early 20’s. During her early art career she worked as a graphic designer and an illustrator. In 2010, Nurit completed a Master of Art in Studio Art at California State University Northridge. She currently lives in Los Angeles.