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  • Tel Aviv Yafo
  • Israel
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Website
http://www.soulart.co.il/
College / University
Witwatersrand University
Program / Degree
B.A. Fine Arts
Graduation
June 1, 1973
Member type
Artist
If you're an artist, what kind of art do you make?
Painting, Sculpture
I am...
Born in South Africa, to my Israeli father and S.African mother, during the years of Apartheid, I knew I would not stay there. The family moved numerous times, living in Rhodesia, Cape Town and Johannesburg.

After my studies at Witwatersrand University, I moved to England with my husband and studied Cartography. In 1978 we immigrated to Israel to build a small community,' Manof’, in the hills of the Galilee, where I opened a business silk screening on cloth, later this developed into painting on silk and designing exotic garments, as well as continuing to exhibit my paintings locally and overseas. I have 2 daughters Cara, a Chinese medicine practioner and Maya, an artist, and chef.

My life in Israel has been filled with changes and intensity, constantly creating art. Teaching is my joy, sharing my knowledge and experience with others, and seeing them develop their artistic abilities.
About my artwork
To be in touch with the wonder of nature, and see life as an expression of one's soul, guided by a higher force, is the gift of being an artist. The path is made by walking it, I shall keep my eyes open and walk gently.

My art is an expression of who I am, the times I live in and my life. The materials around me effect my creations. When I lived in Tivon, the trees gave me the material for my female spirit sculptures, whilst the city of Tel Aviv, has inspired me to intense color and random stains in tar and industrial paint. I work from an unknown source of energy that drives me anew on every canvas, never knowing what the outcome will be, and grateful for the images that unfold from the unconscious. My belief is that we are part of one whole and all my acts and knowledge is siphoned through me from the archetypal universe.
Centre of the artworld:
my studio, online, another city

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Material and Spirit by Dr. Dalia Hakker-Orion comments regarding Marlen Ferrer

The act of creating plastic art is seeded within the ability of a few talented people who transform tangible material into unique artistic creations. The multifaceted artist Marlen Ferrer is part of this exclusive group and her works manifest the magical process of transforming natural materials, colors and tar into compositions containing spiritual entities which convey feelings and emotions and are interpreted by the viewers according to their personalities. Her attraction to the beauty and… Continue

Posted on September 15, 2011 at 14:18

Collectors

Galia Albin, Israel
Sun Life Art Foundation. South Africa
Mr. J. Bernardo. Portugal
Mr. M. Finger. Los Angeles USA
Ms. Y. Harnik. Israel

Posted on September 15, 2011 at 14:17

Group Exhibitions

2011  Alternative Space - Tel Aviv Rothschild Blvd

2009 "Sweet and Sour", Rishon Le Zion Cultural Center

2009 "First and Last", Ein Hod Gallery, Israel

2009 "Hagada shel Yetzira", Aminadav Center, Jaffa, Tel Aviv

2009 Salon of Classical and Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

2009 "Face Lift", Jaffa Museum, Tel Aviv

2008 "Every One has a Name", Rashi Center, Paris, France

2008 Museum Hatanach, Tel Aviv

2008 Hall of Culture, Rishon Le Zion

2007 Sculpture, Rishon… Continue

Posted on September 15, 2011 at 14:17

Solo Exhibitions

2011 The Container - Jaffa - The Canvas Is My Lover

2010 Jaffa Antiquities Museum - Mother and Daughter

2009 "Wrapping Gebo-Art in Action", Gebo Gallery, Tel Aviv

2007 "New Beginnings", Gebo Gallery, Tel Aviv

2004 New Community Gallery. Kiryat Tivon. Israel

2002 Castro Art Centre. Haifa. Israel

2002 Artist House, Tel Aviv

2000 The Studio Gallery. Raanana. Israel

1999 New Community Gallery. Kiryat Tivon. Israel

1999 National Association of Israeli Artists. Tel… Continue

Posted on September 15, 2011 at 14:16

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At 7:02 on August 1, 2011, Art Intention said…
Energy tree is nice!
At 1:36 on May 12, 2011, ARTStap International said…

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