Zac Hacmon is an artist based in New York. He has recently exhibited at the Locust Projects, Miami (FL), the Tel Aviv Museum of Art (Israel), Smack Mellon Gallery (New York), Petach Tikva Museum of Art (Israel), Meet Factory Gallery (Czech Republic), and Artsonje Center (South Korea), The MAC, Belfast (Ireland), Hunter East Harlem Gallery (New York), Jack Shainman Gallery (New York), The Border Project Space (New York). Hacmon has had residencies at the Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha (NE), the Fountainhead, Miami (FL), the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Workspace program (LMCC) and Salem Art Works (NY), MeetFactory Studio (Czech Republic), and MMCA National Art Studio in Seoul (South Korea). He has received the 2021 Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Creative Engagement Grant, the 2020 NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Craft/Sculpture, the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant, the Santo Foundation Individual Artist Award 2019, and the Cafe Royal Cultural Foundation Visual Project Exhibition Grant 2019. Hacmon received an MFA from Hunter College and a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design (Israel).

Education:

2015 - 2018      M.F.A, Department of Art, Hunter College, New York

2009 - 2012      B.F.A, Department of Art, Bezalel Academy for Art and Design, Jerusalem

           2012      'Slade'  School of Fine Arts, UCL, London (exchange student)

2005 - 2008      Industrial design student at H.I.T Holon Institute of Technology

Solo Exhibitions:

2022   ‘MIA’, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

2020   'Dispositif', Slag Gallery, New York

2020   'Beyond the Pale', The Border Project Space, Brooklyn, New York

2019   'UNBORN', mh PROJECT nyc, New York

2018   'AFTERLIFE', LMAK Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions :

2022   ‘Materia/Material’, National Academy of Design, Governors Island, NY

2022   'Sanctuary City: Three Artists Explore the Refugee Experience in New York City', HEHG Gallery New York, NY

2022   'Floating Walls', JCC Gallery, New York, NY

2021   'The Breathing Project', The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2020   'More Time Less', Cathouse Proper Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2020   'Memory Palace', SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY

2020   'Dissolving Artifacts', 10 Jay St, Brooklyn, NY

2019   'King of the Hill', Jack Shainman Gallery, NY

2018   ‘Code vs. Code’, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel 

2018   ‘Empathy’, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY 

2018   ‘Security Measures’, Sklar Levy Gallery, Modi’in, Israel

2018   'LOOP- N- PATH', 205 Project Space, New York, NY

2018   ‘Defining Form’, The Untitled Space, New York, NY

2018   'Sanctity', Thomas Hunter Project Space, New York, NY

2018   ‘Placing Memory’, The Clemente Center, LES Gallery, New York, NY 

2018   ‘Opening’, SKLAR LEVY GALLERY, Modi’in, Israel

2018   ‘IIAF’, St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, New York, NY

2018   ‘Falsified Familiarity’, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY

2018   ‘Superheated’, SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY

2018   ‘Functional Functionality’, LMAK Gallery, New York, NY

2017   ‘Members Invitational’, Equity Gallery, New York, NY

2017   ‘Citizens’, Petach Tikva Museum of Art, Petach Tikva, Israel

2017   ‘Nostalgia’ Red Barn Project Space, Santa Barbara, California

2016   ‘Drawing Camp’, Beer-Sheba Museum, Beer-Sheba, Israel

2015   ‘SHIFT/LEVERAGE/MOVE’, Curb Gallery, New York, NY

2015   'Objectonomy', MeetFactory Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic

2014   'A Room of His Own', Art Sonje Center, Seoul, South Korea

2014   'Waterscapes', Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea

2014   'MAC International', The MAC, Belfast, Ireland

2014   'Aliyah Market', STA Gallery, Tel Aviv

2014   'Spot Connection' National Art Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

2014   'No Man's Land', Jerusalem Artist House, Jerusalem, Israel

2014   ‘Masculinity’ National Art Gallery, Changdong, Seoul, South Korea

2013   'Hard to Get', Old Central Bus Station, Tel Aviv, Israel

2013   'Goods', Bat-Yam Museum, Bat-Yam, Israel

2013   'Spacious', Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

2013   'The Readymade Centennial', Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel

2013   'Port of Exit', Jaffa Port, Hanger 2, Jaffa, Israel

2013   'Mother's Garden', Hecht House, Haifa, Israel

2012   'MuezzIn', Kayma Gallery, Jaffa, Israel

2012   'Breathing Concrete', KG 45, Tel Aviv, Israel

Residency:

2022  Artist-in-Residence program at Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE

2021  Silver Art Projects Digital Residency, NYC

​2020  Artist in Residence at The Fountainhead Residency, Miami, Florida 

2019 - 2020 LMCC, Workspace, On-Site Assistant, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYC

2018 - 2019 LMCC, Artist-in-Residence, Workspace, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NYC

2017  Fellowship Artist in Residence Program at Salem Art Works, Salem, New York

2015  International Artist-in-Residence Program at MeetFactory Studio, Prague, Czech Republic

2014  MMCA International Artists Residency Program at National Art Studio, Changdong, South Korea


Recent  Awards, Grants:

2022   Artis Exhibition Grant

2021   Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) Creative Engagement Grant

2020   NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Craft/Sculpture

2020   Artis Residency Grant 

2020   Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant

2019   Santo Foundation Individual Artist Award

2019   Cafe Royal Cultural Foundation NYC 2019 Fall Visual Project Exhibition Grant

2019   Hopper Prize Finalist

2018   Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist in New York Grant Nominee

2018   MFA Thesis Grant, Research Foundation CUNY, Hunter College

2018   The Hunter College Foundation

2017   Salem Art Works Fellowship

2016   UJA-Federation of New York’s  Rose Biller Endowment Fund Award

2016   Rita Glasser Fellowship Award

2014   Rabinovich Foundation award for a special project in Arts.

2012   Stipend for outstanding students at the Bezalel Academy for Art and Design, awarded by The Jerusalem Foundation 

2009   Bezalel School of Fine Arts Scholarship

2009   Stipend for outstanding students at the Bezalel Academy for Art and Design, awarded by The Jerusalem Foundation

Publications & Interviews:

Whitehot Magazine, The clinical aesthetic of Zac Hacmon at Locust Projects, Jonathan Orozco, October 2022 

The Brooklyn Rail, More Time Less, Sophia Ma, January 2021

Foundwork, Interview with Artist Zac Hacmon, Isabel Flower, October 8, 2020

ARTFUSE, Interview with Artist Zac Hacmon, Eva Mayhabal Davis, March 16, 2020

Arcade Project, Zac Hacmon at The Border, Roman Kalinovski, March 4, 2020

Art Spiel, Zac Hacmon at the Border, Etty Yaniv, February 26, 2020

100 Sculptors of Tomorrow, Thames & Hudson, Kurt Beers, September 3, 2019

Frame Magazine, 'Inter Slate', John Jervis, April 2019

Office Magazine, 'Safe Zone', John Martin Tilley, April 20, 2019

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, ‘Code vs Code’, Irith Hadar, November 2018

ART OBSERVED, ‘ON-SITE – NEW YORK: SPRING/BREAK ART FAIR’, D. Creahan, March 7, 2018

Guernica/ a magazine of global arts & politics, ‘The Greater (Grater) Divide’, Roslyn Bernstein, June 19, 2017

Petach Tikva Museum of Art, 'Citizens', Neta Gal Azmon, April 2017

Jerusalem Post, ‘The artistic twilling zone’, Barry Davis, June 13, 2014

Time Out/ Tel Aviv, ‘Lullaby’, Auzi Zur, August 29, 2013 

Lectures & Panels: 

2022 Invisible Nicaragua Panel Discussion, Locust Projects, Miami, FL

2022 Architecture & Identity, Artist Talk, Tulsa Artist Fellowship, Oklahoma

2022 Panel Discussion with Sanctuary City Artists moderated by Borderless, Hunter East Harlem Gallery, NY

2018 Visiting Artist at NYU BFA Program, NY

2017 Artist Talk, Hunter College BFA Program, NY

 

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