Ronit Porat was born in Kibbutz Kfar Giladi, northern Israel, in 1975.
She holds a Master’s in Fine Arts from the Chelsea School of Art and Design in London, and a B.A.
in Photography and Digital Media from the Hadassah College in Jerusalem, which she completed with
Porat works in the medium of photography, and includes archival materials and biographical texts in her
installations. Her work was exhibited internationally in group and solo shows, and can be found in Shoken
Collection, Ostrovsky Foundation Collection and private collections.
Porat is the Artis Grant Recipient for 2016, she received the 3Package Deal - Grant by Amsterdam Fonds
voor de Kunst (AFK) and Bureau Broedplaatsen (BBP) with Castrum Peregrini, De Oude Kerk, Museum
van Loon, Amsterdam, the American-Israel Cultural Foundation Grant twice between 2002 and 2004, the
Ted Arison Family Foundation Scholarship for Emerging Artists in 2012, and Israel’s Ministry of Culture
and Sport Creativity Encouragement Prize for 2013. She participated in several artist residency programmes,
including: Hotel Pupik (Austria, 2007); SVA Summer Residency (New York, 2008); ARTPORT Residency
(Tel Aviv-Jaffa, 2013); Keret House Artists’ Residency (Warsaw, 2013); and Castrum Pergrini (Amsterdam,
2014); Reitir (Iceland, 2015).
Porat is a member of the cooperative Indie Photography Gallery.