Michael Gitlin

Born in Cape Town, South Africa, artist Michael Gitlin studied English literature and art history at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem while simultaneously taking classes at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design. He earned his MFA from Pratt Institute. His work explores the nature of sculpture, often through drawings and paintings in addition to physical forms. Gitlin has been included in exhibitions at the Israel Museum, Exit Art, and Carnegie Mellon Gallery, among others; his work is part of permanent collections of the Guggenheim and the Stedelijk Museum.