YOSSI LEMEL /
GRAPHIC ARTIST / PARTNER LEMEL COHEN CREATIVE FACTORY /
CURATOR / LECTURER / HOLON INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY HIT
Yossi Lemel was born in Jerusalem, Israel. He is an artist, partner in Lemel Cohen Creative Factory, a curator, and a lecturer who graduated and taught at the “Bezalel” Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem. Currently teaches at Holon Institute of Technology HIT, Israel.
A jury member in Biennials and poster competitions in Moscow, Paris, Venice, Milan, Chicago, Mexico City, BiceBe, La Paz, Trnava, Quito, Ecuador, and invited guest lecturer in Universities and colleges in the USA: Raleigh, Boston, Minneapolis, El Paso, Seattle, San Jose, California, Morgantown, Corvallis, Milan, Istanbul, Athens, Stockholm, Vienna, Prague, Sao Paulo, Lima, La Paz, Xalapa and more.
Had numerous social and political workshops in universities around the USA, Mexico, Turkey, Greece, Sweden, Austria, Czech Republic, Peru, Bolivia, Italy, and Israel.
Lemel had 20 solo Poster exhibitions in Berlin, Hamburg, Denver, New Orleans, Istanbul, Casale Monferrato(Italy), Warsaw, Poznan (Poland), Stockholm, Trnava (Slovakia) La Paz, Bolivia, and Jerusalem.
More than 100 Awards include the Grand Prix at the 1st Korean poster Biennale, the Gold medal at Promax Canada, a Gold Medal at the Mexico Biennale, The Golden Bee Award Moscow, 2 platinum, 4 Gold and 2 Silver Awards at the Graphis Poster Competition, New York.
Silver medal at the Brno Poster Biennale The Czech Republic, 3 silver medals in Mons Poster Triennial, Belgium and others. His works are part of the permanent collections of the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, Musee de la Publicite, the Palais du Louvre, Paris, the Museum fuer Kunst und Gewerbe in Hamburg, DKW, Kunst Museum Cottbus, the National Museum in Poznan, Poland, and the Museum fuer Gestaltung, Zurich.
Clients include Amnesty International, Greenpeace the Mediterranean, Civil rights organizations in Israel. UNHCR United Nations Refugee Agency, The Ministry of protecting the environment, Israel, The Ministry for culture and sport, The Museum for Islamic Art Jerusalem, and many more.