Ami Shinar, artist and architect, born and lives in Tel Aviv, Israel, graduated Architecture and Urban Planning at the Technion, practiced in Boston (1985 - 1990) and upon returning to Israel was nominated as Head Architect of the Ministry of Housing and Construction.
Since 1991, established with architect Amir Mann a leading architectural firm , Mann Shinar Architects, responsible for many award winning projects - see: http://www.mann-shinar.com/
Ami Shinar's paintings and drawings depict the ever changing urban fabric (see: Tel Aviv scapes) and its back yard places and people (Suzuki series), industrial areas such as Haifa Port piers and cranes , sea-scapes and more.
Running: "Trans+Formation" - A solo exhibition in Venice 2023 Architecture Biennial in Palazzo Mora, 20 May until 26 November, 2023.
Coming soon, November 24, 2023: A group exhibition in new Al-Tiba9 Contemporary Art Gallery in Barcelona.
Shinar's recent solo exhibition was "My Tel Aviv" in Circolo del Design, Torino (2022).
In 2022 Ami Shinar and author Avraham Balaban publishe "Tel Aviv Sketches" book, (in Hebrew) with 150 painting and drawings of the city, its views and people.