Joseph Bernhard

Joseph Bernhard was born in Berlin and grew up in Jerusalem. He has been a member of Kibbutz Saad since 1950.  He graduated from the Bezalel Academy of Art, Jerusalem, in 1976.  Mr. Bernhard has been creating and exhibiting original artwork for many years.

Among his works are internal and external wall facades made using various techniques such as mosaic, burnt brick, river stones, as well as murals of many kinds.

In 1995 Joseph Bernhard created the giant (3700 square meter) mural on the power station at the Dead Sea Works in Sodom, Israel.

In recent years he has been developing and expressing an interest in environmental art.


"Shirishum"-  Poetry and Art

1977    Kibbutz Saad Gallery
1982    Mishkei Hanegev Center, Tel Aviv
1997    Kibbutz HaArtzi Center, Tel Aviv

"Self Portrait"

1992    Kibbutz Saad Gallery
1997    The Gallery, Beeri
1999    Tziurim, Kibbutz Urim

Environmental Art Project - Nahbir
1996    a. Tree 
            b. Closed Arch 
Closed Arch

Environmental Art Project - Dorot
Straw Henge 1997 

Environmental Art Project  Dorot
1998    From Dust to Dust
            Man and Earth 

1999    HaShfela Gallery

From Dust to Dust Man and Earth

Mural painting in the Dead Sea Works Power Station
180m x 35m
Industrial colors on itung 
Exhibition - Drawings made for the Dead Sea Works Power Station 

1997    Tzavta Theatre,
            Tel Aviv

1998    Kibbutz Saad

Mural- "Tnuva" Rechovot


Refrigator House, Kibbutz Saad
     48 m. x 10m.


Ceramic relief in "King Palace" in Song Of Songs Garden

in Ein Yae'l - Active Natural Museum, Jerusalem, 2003

Terracotta clay

4 relieves, 25 sqm each + 2 borders

The trees are reflected on the white wall with their ever-changing shadow
Iron surfaces painted in oven against a white wall

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