BAR BEN VAKIL
Bar Ben Vakil was born in 1989 in a small town in Israel.
In 2006 at the age of 16, she initiated an art program sponsored by the
city Mayer in her high school.
Out of school and straight after the army, Bar was working long hours,
selling paintings to high profile clients and companies. Self taught during
those years she transitioned from using acrylic to also using oil. In
addition to that she was involved in several publications as well as
graphic work and illustrations for companies. Up until the age of 23, Bar
sold around a hundred paintings, was a part of 5 local exhibitions
including 2 solo exhibitions and participated in the prestigious Salon
D’automne in Paris.
At the age of 24 Bar migrated to the US and is now making a name for
herself in Brooklyn, NY where she now resides.
Bar is now focused on painting for her third solo exhibition whilst selling
worldwide via social media as well as participating in art fairs around the
Bar’s work is vibrant, lively and eccentric, expressing a heightened sense
of contemporary art mixed with street art in her female and tropical
subjects. This effect is achieved by using multiple mediums such as oil
colors, acrylic, crayons, spray paint wax pastel and her natural edge.