Born in Jerusalem, Israel in 1975. Yoav Horesh has lived the United States since 1997.
Horesh has exhibited nationally and internationally in galleries and museums including in Germany, Italy, Israel, the United States and also with Amnesty International. Yoav's work was featured, written on and published in magazines, art journals and websites across three continents and he has given public lectures/artists talks in art schools, universities and galleries in The United States and Europe. Yoav's work is part of the collection of The Addison Gallery for American Art, Museum of New Art in Michigan and included in many private collections. Horesh has received various awards, commissions and grants including the Agnes Martin Award, The Projektraum-Bahnhof25 residency award and the Mortimer Frank Grant.
For over a decade, Yoav has worked on water and landscapes series, as well as photographic projects that deal with conflict, human tragedy, memory and recovery in Israel, Laos, The Gaza Strip the American Southwest, and in Europe. Some of his recent work can be viewed on: www.yoavhoresh.com
Horesh holds a diploma from The New England School of Photography, a BFA in photography from the Massachusetts College of Art and an MFA from Columbia University in New York.
Since 2005, Yoav Horesh has been on the teaching faculty at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Queens College, and Columbia University. Starting Fall 2010, Yoav will be part of the founding faculty at the Savannah College of Art and Design's new campus in Hong Kong.