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 lives and works in Tel Aviv.
 
"... Adva has gradually solidified a personal world and a system of concepts of her own which deal with the idea of family -- not in the traditional Bourgeois sense and not in the nostalgic sense. Karni examines the idea of family on the basis of different combinations, observing family types and relationships. Adva Karni's thoughts and ideas are close to the post-modern spirit and to post- conceptual art. But her technique is classical and makes full use of the advantages of her figurative skills. Adva's tecnique is meticulous and skilled, both with watercolor on paper and oil on canvas or on wood. Her works combine an observation of life with the use of photography and the computer. Together she uses these combined aspects to create a realistic style at its best."
 
- Tali Tamir, curator    
 

Group Exhibitions:
2018 "The 1st Dafen International Oil Painting Biennale", Dafen Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
2018 "The 1st Dafen International Oil Painting Biennale", Red Cube Public Art Museum, Shenzhen, China
2018 "From The Artist's Dairy", Hermann Struck Museum, Svetlana Reingold, Haifa
2018 "I to Eye", Shir Meller-Yamaguchi, The Israel Museun, Jerusalem.
2018 "Aesthetica Art Prize Exhibition", York Art Gallery, York ,UK. 
2018 "Plaster 6", Physicians For Human Rights, Gallery -1, Tel Aviv
2018 "Panoramic Window", Artists House, Modiin-Macabim-Reut, Nitza perry, Modiin.
2017 "Mother daughter Mother", Michal Horowitz, Kibbutz Lohamei Hagetaot.
2017 Art Sale 8, Hanina Gallrery, Tel Aviv
2017 "Here and Now: Israeli Mosaic", Publica Hotel, Sharon Toval, Herzliya.
2017 The spirit of Israel, Shenkar, Ramat Gan.
2017 "Grenta" artists, inspired by new American literature, Cuckoo's nest, Jafo.
2016 Not For Eating, The Illustration Week, Gallery 6B, Tel Aviv.
2016 Art Sale 7, Hanina Gallrery, Tel Aviv
2016 The Israeli are coming, Gallery bij de Boeken, Ulft, Nederland.
2016 Huntenkunst, Art Fair, harrie schenning, Ulft, Nederland.
2016 The Secret Art By Bank Leumi, Tel Aviv.
2016 Maccabi's coasters exhibition, Kuli Alma, Tel Aviv.
2015 Box Games, Gallery of the David Yallin college, Jerusalem.
2015 Artists For The Garden Labrary, Artspace, Tel Aviv.
2015 Art Sale, Alfred gallery, Tel Aviv.
2015 International Festival Of Camouflaged Art, A traveling exhibition in several countries.
2015 Art Sale 6, Hanina Gallrery, Tel Aviv
2015 Fresh Paint Family 1, Independent Artists' Greenhouse graduates, Tichonet, Tel Aviv.
2015 The spirit of Israel, Museum Hrtzelilnbloom, Tel aviv
201Plaster 3, Physicians For Human Rights, Hanger 2, Tel Aviv
2015 Wandering, Hansen House, Nina Schwartz, Jerusalem
2014 Pattern  toil, Alfred gallery, Yael Amit, Tel Aviv.
2014 Art Sale 5, Hanina Gallrery, Tel Aviv
2014 Artists For The Garden Labrary,Benymini, Tel Aviv
2014 Single, Koresh Gallery, Jerusalem.
2014 Plaster, Physicians For Human Rights, Hanger 2, Tel Aviv.
2014 The Secret Art By Bank Leumi, Tel Aviv.
2013 Artists For The Garden Labrary, Benymini Gallrery, Tel Aviv
2013 Art Sale 4, Hanina Gallrery, Tel Aviv
2013 Plaster, Physicians For Human Rights, Hanger 2,Tel Aviv.
2013 Contemporary Realist Art, Montefiore, Tel Aviv.
2012 Art Sale 3, Hanina Gallrery, Tel Aviv
2012 Bread And Roses 7, Kastiel Zone,Tel Aviv.
2012 Artists For The Garden Labrary Benymini, Tel Aviv.
2011 Art Sale 2, Hanina Gallrery, Tel Aviv.
2011 Bread And Roses 6, Minshar Gallery,Tel Aviv.
2010 Art On Fire, Contemporary By Goloconda, Tel-Aviv.
2010 Kidsloveart,Meyerhoff Art Education Center,Museon Tel-Aviv.
2010 Freash Paint 3, Artists' Greenhouse,Contemporary Art Fair, Tel-Aviv.
2010 Spring Sale, Kishon Gallery,Tel-Aviv.
2006 Fun,  Ramat Eliyahu Art Gallery, Rishon Lezion, Israel.
2002 Faith That a Day Will Come,  Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv.
2002 Faith That a Day Will Come, Plonit Gallery, Tel Aviv.
2000 Dive, Popolos Gallery, Tel Aviv.
1999 13 Frames, Ben Ari Museum/Ryback House, Bat Yam.
1997 Window Over Looking South, Cergy-Pontoise; Paris, France.
1996 Art Focus 2, Kalisher Gallery-Cergy, Tel Aviv.
1996 Phenomena Festival, Visual Theatre, Jerusalem. 

Solo Exhibitions:
2004 Habitats, Apolon, Faires Center,Tel Aviv.
1998 Street Project 1, Mazeh Street Gallery, Curator: Elanit Leder, Tel Aviv.
1997 Street Project 2, Mazeh Street Gallery, Curator: Yifat Laist, Tel Aviv.
 
Scholarships and Awards:
2018 "Aesthetica Art Prize 2018",  Aesthetica Magazine,UK.
1997 Residence In Ecole Nationale Superieure d'Arts de Cergy-Pontoise; Paris, France.
         Artist-in-Residence and participant in joint Israeli-Palestinian-French exhibition.
1996 Scholarship for Excellence, Kalisher Art College, Tel Aviv.
1995 Scholarship for Excellence, Kalisher Art College, Tel Aviv.

Education:
2000 – 2001 Michlelet Tel Aviv, Multimedia Department; Tel Aviv.                     
1993 – 1997 Kalisher Art College; Tel Aviv.
1992 – 1993 Anton's Studio; Amsterdam, Netherlands.
1984 – 1988 Thelma Yellin High School of Arts; Givatayim, Israel.