Rosalux Member Since 2020
Avigail Manneberg is a Minneapolis-based artist. She works in varied media, such as painting, drawing, video, and performance. Her most recent body of work is in direct response to the chaos experienced by those fleeing conflict. “At a time of continual flux, my art grapples with national and cultural identity through the case study of my own history in relation to my home country of Israel.”
Avigail received her Bachelor in Design from the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem in 2006 and her MFA from the University of Minnesota in 2012. Since then she has been teaching studio arts at the University of Minnesota and at the Minneapolis College of Art and Design. She lived in Berlin in 2009, 2015 and 2017 supported by DAAD, (German Academic Exchange Service) fellowships, where she studied at the University of the Arts (UdK). She has exhibited her work at galleries, universities and museums in the USA and internationally, including in Finland, Berlin, Cyprus, Beijing and Israel. Avigail is the recipient of 2018 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Visual Arts grant the University of Minnesota's 2018 Human Rights Initiative Grant for the project, A Contested Home: Memory, Commemoration and Rights around Forced Migration of Palestinians in the Galilee.