Iris Cohen's Biography

Iris Eshet Cohen evolved as an artist from years working in the Paris and Israel theater and film industry as a make-up and special effects artist. Inspiration comes from her extensive travels and studies in the arts throughout the continents. She completed her studies in Paris in 1987 and worked as a make-up professional manager for an international make-up company (Shiseido) based in Japan. In 1989, she opened her first art studio, combining her knowledge and experience in the cosmetics industry with her love for sculpting clay and painting. Cohen pursued various techniques and mastered in the ceramics wheel, templates-development, core foundation of ceramics technology and completed various studies and related techniques for manual sculpture, mosaic and paint works. A master in many mediums, Cohen has culminated her knowledge and filled her canvases with an exciting freshness of splendorous forms.

'Art does wonders for all of us and it is essential for the soul and the soul base of each and every one.'

2013 International Exhibition, Hivernal Paris, France
2012 Salon Automn International Exhibition Tel Aviv, Israel
2010 Gallery Nili Bethlehem of Galilee, Israel
2009 He and She, Amid Gallery Jaffa, Israel
2007 Minna Gallery Ramat Gan, Israel