Michal FARGO

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BIOGRAPHY

Michal Fargo is a ceramist artist, born in 1984 in the centre of Israel.
From 2007 to 2011she attended the Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem.
 After graduating she received the “First Studio” scholarship at the Binyamini House,Tel Aviv.
 In 2012 Michal Fargo won the Sidney Myer Award and had a solo show at the Shepparton Art Museum in Shepparton, Australia. In the same year she also won the second place award at the BCA, Andenne,
Belgium.
In 2013 Michal had a collaboration with PCM Design(Madrid), and she designed three collections for the brand. In the same year she won the Bronze award at the Kaolin Grand Prix competition in Jingdezhen, China.
In 2014 Michal won the prestigious Clore- Bezalel scholarship that had allowed her to attend the MA program at the Royal College of Art in London.
During her studies Michal Fargo took place in several exhibitions, among them there was the craft Biennale in Chengjou Korea, where she had won a special citation for her work.
She was also commissioned to design an edition of dinnerware to the Tate Modern’s new restaurant.
After graduating at the Royal College of Art, Michal moved to Berlin, where she taught at UdK for a year and had set up her own studio in Neukolln, where she keeps on developing new works.

At 2019 Michal was selected as one of the finalists for the Loewe Craft prize that took place in Tokyo Japan.