Born and raised in Tel Aviv, Israel.

1984: BFA degree (with honors) at the “Bezalel Art Academy” in Jerusalem.

1984 Group show in Paris, “Young Creatives”, curated by Francois Hebel,

showing self portraits as an israeli soldier in a real time war in Lebanon.

1985 moved to NYC.

1985:  First award in portraiture by APA

Partial subjects list: Colin Powell, J.K. Rowling, Emily Watson, Burt Reynolds, Beyonce, Michael Stipe, Geoffrey Rush, Mary J. Blige, Pink, Julia Stiles, Heather Graham.

Partial assignment clients: Time, Newsweek, Entertainment Weekly, The Source,Wired,W magazine, Sony, Universal, Matador,Coke, Pepsi, Target, Visa, Marshalls.

 

Gained additional awards from CA, PDN, APA, AP, and more.

 

 

(Group shows. Partial list:)

2002: “Artists To Artists”. The Ace gallery, NYC. A group show of artists of The Marie Walsh Sharpe Foundation.

2005: Collaborated with Shirin Neshat for witness.org

2014: Photographic Truth Is Natural Bezalel academy/ Ashdod Museum of Art, Israel.

 

Solo shows (partial list):

2006: “The way We Live”. Ad-Hoc gallery, Bklyn, NY

2009: “Fuchs_Now”. Eastern District gallery, Bklyn, NY

2012: “Till We Bleed”  Fuchs Projects, Bklyn, NY

2013: “Everything Must Go” Fuchs Projects, Bkyln, NY(To see the click Here )

2013:  “The Modernism Of Curiosity”  Fuchs Projects, Bkyln, NY   (To see the catalog click Here )

2014: "LandLords"  Fuchs Projects, Bkyln, NY 

2014: “100 Polaroids From The Turn Of The millennium”  Fuchs Projects, Bkyln, NY 

2015: “The New Religion”  Fuchs Projects, Bkyln, NY 

2015: “Change Of Seasons”  Fuchs Projects, Bkyln, NY 

 

Published 10 books. Partial list: “I Am Amerikan”, “Transgenders in the Mid-West”,“Raw_One”.

To see some of the books click Here

Currently, resides and works in Bklyn, NY.

 

A partial list of works in private and public collections will be published soon.

 

To see more works and videos in the archival website:: 

www.rafaelfuchs.com