Nirith Nelson | Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, Jerusalem

Nirith Nelson

Nirith Nelson, curator and lecturer, resides in Israel. Has earned her BA and MA from the Hebrew University, Jerusalem in Art History.
Since 1998 on, she is a faculty member at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, teaching curatorial practices and contemporary art. In 2019 was appointed to be head of the Curatorial Studies in the frame of the Policy & Theory of the Arts Masters Program at Bezalel. 

Worked at the Israel Museum as a curator and lecturer (for 9 years) headed the JCVA residency ( as its artistic director (for 14 yrs), was the art adviser to the Jerusalem Foundation (for 14yrs) and worked in several other institutions. 

In those frames as well as an independent curator, curated over forty exhibitions both in contemporary art and design, which were shown in major venues in Israel and abroad.

Monika Sosnowska, Koby Levy and Nirith Nelson 2010