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 

Distinction. 

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.