b. 1973. Tel Aviv, Israel
Lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa
Galia Gluckman was born in 1973 in Tel Aviv, Israel, and currently lives and works in Cape Town, South Africa. Gluckman first qualified as a fashion designer and operated between London, UK and New York City, USA before returning to contemporary art. She is the recipient of the 2009 Global Green Artist Challenge award, which was exhibited at the International ArtExpo in New York City, USA; as well as the 2010 New York Public Artwork Commission which was commissioned by the Great Neck Plaza Mayor, Jean Celender, in New York City, USA.
In 2020, Gluckman presented her solo exhibition, Soirée, at SMAC Gallery in Stellenbosch, South Africa. Further solo exhibitions include cellular state at SMAC Gallery in Cape Town, in 2019; and Metas (boundaries) and Ora (edge), at CIRCA Gallery in Johannesburg and Cape Town both in 2018; and New Works Galia Gluckman at The Jewish Museum in Cape Town.
Selected group exhibitions include: A Show of Solidarity at SMAC Gallery in Cape Town, in support of the South African Solidarity Fund during a nationwide enforced lockdown, in 2020; That was Then, at SMAC Gallery in Cape Town in 2019; WINTER and SUMMER Exhibition, both at Everard Read in London as well as Back to the Future III: Abstract Art in South Africa, Past and Present at SMAC Gallery in Stellenbosch, all in 2018; and The Space Between at the South African Jewish Museum in Cape Town, in 2017.
Gluckman’s works were recently included in SMAC Gallery’s presentation at the 2020 Investec Cape Town Art Fair in Cape Town, as well as FNB Art Joburg.