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Abba Richman

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Abba Richman

Photographer, Graphic Designer and Lecturer in Photography, Computer Graphics and Design
1948 Born London, England
1967 - 1969 Yeshivat Kerem Beyavne
1969 - 1973 Studied Graphic Design (four year design course) at the Bezalel School of Art, Jerusalem - Department of Graphic Design
1974 - National prize winner of photographic competition "Matzav '74" photographic portfolio exhibited at the Israel Museum
1974 - Completed one year post graduate course in photography at the Bezalel School of Art
1975 - 1978 Worked as freelance graphic designer
1978 - 1982 Director of "Typeset International Ltd.", a typesetting export company. Exported typesetting to clients including John Wiley, Oxford University Press, and publishers in Holland, Germany, France, England, USA, Nigeria. Exhibited at Frankfurt Book Fair
1980 - 1982 Member of Board, Israel Export Institute, Printing Division
1982 - 1987 Worked as freelance graphic designer
1987 - 1990 Manager of Graphic Design Unit of "Old City Press", Jerusalem. Responsible for setting up unit
1990 - 1993 Director of "Rayonot Tikshoret Ltd" a Graphic Design studio
1993 - 1995 Director of R.P. International Ltd. International marketing company, responsible for catalogue sales - writing, design, production and marketing
1995 Founder of JMUG - Jerusalem Macintosh User Group
1995 - 2000 Art Director/Designer, Danny Levy Assoc.
2000 Representative of NetGo Ltd, in Jerusalem
(Quark representatives in Israel)

Teaching and Consulting:

1986 - 1995 Senior Lecturer in Press Production and Computer Graphics at Emunah College of Design, Jerusalem
1988 - Computer Graphics and DTP consultant to Graphic Designers, Photographers, Design Studios and Printers
1991 - 2000 IDF Reserves Military Service; Military Intelligence Corps. Computer Graphics and DTP consultant - Military Intelligence Documentation, Print and Publishing Unit, Central Command
2000 - Lecturer in Photoshop, Freehand and QuarkXPress at Educom, Jerusalem
Lecturer in Graphic Design, Typography and Prepress at the Ma'alot College Jerusalem
Lecturer in Photoshop at the Michlala Le'Minhal College, Jerusalem
Lecturer in Photoshop, Freehand and Prepress at New Horizions, Jerusalem
2001 - Lecturer in Photoshop, Freehand, QuarkXpress, Indesign, Graphic Design and Prepress at the Merkaz Hacharedi, Jerusalem and Kiryat Sefer
Jerusalem Post QuarkXPress consultant and Instructor responsible for training staff upgrading to Quark Passport 4.1
Lecturer in Photoshop at "In Other Words", Jerusalem and Tel Aviv branch
2003 - Head Instructor. Rothschild Center of Photography:
Head of One Year program in Photography, Instructor in Digital Photography, Beginners Photography course, Urban Landscape and Macro photography course.
2003 - Consultant to photographers in Photoshop and digital photography.
2004 - Head of "Events" Photography Department at the Mercaz Charedi, Jerusalem.
2004 - Instructor, Focus Center of Photography.
Instructor in Digital Photography, Beginners Photography course,
Bekehila Newspaper, "InDesign" instructor.
Touro College, Jerusalem - Lecturer in Photography.
Photography workshops to independent photographers.
2004 - Consultant to MTIL Group, Romania - Nikon and Kodak Representatives

on-line Galleries and representation:

represented by:

Concept Images Tel Aviv
Arcangel Images UK
Nevstock UK
Glasshouseimages New York
Look, Germany

exhibitions and recognition:

One of six prize winners - Situation 74, portfolio exhibited at the Israel Museum
Jerusalem House of Arts and Crafts, 2004
Seeing the Light Neve Daniel, 2004
Editors Choice and Staff Choice,
Grand Prize winner, Imaginestation, 2004
Finalist, Still Life competition, London Photographic Awards, 2004
Honorable Mention, IPA Awards, Fine Art category, 2004
Invited to exhibit at the Florence Biennale, 2005
Salute to Gush Katif, Neve Dekalim 2005
8 New Members, Artists House, Jerusalem, 2005
Visual Collections Solo exhibition, Windows Gallery Azrielli Mall, Tel Aviv 2005
New Gallery, Jerusalem, 2005
One of three exhibitors at the New Gallery, Jerusalem Municipality, Teddy Stadium, 2005

works published:

Contact Magazine, Tel Aviv
Lenswork Nagazine, USA
UK Digital Photo
Bomb Magazine, USA

Link to Exhibition

Hebrew CV