Founders

Artstation is a production company for unique art events, founded by Shiri Benartzi and Aya Shoham.  The two promotes the art realm around the world, and are the owners of Artstation gallery, a leading contemporary art gallery in Tel Aviv. Located in an historical building from 1904 at the old train station compound of Tel Aviv the gallery specialize in international and Israeli contemporary art.
Shoham and Benartzi have a vast experience in curating, art consulting and collection strategy and management.

Shiri Benartzi has a vast experience in both the Israeli and the global art market. Benartzi holds a BA in Business and LLB in Law, and MA in Visual Arts Administration from New York University specializing in Art as an Alternative Asset class. During her studies Benartzi worked in Gagosian gallery and the contemporary department of Sotheby's, and then opened EBH Fine Art Advisory Services, advising to individuals and corporate art collections. Since 2006 Benartzi reside in Israel and works as an art consultant, curator, and a gallerist, showcasing the best Israeli and International art.
In 2011 Benartzi co-founded  "Art Station" - dedicated to creating projects in the arts, initiating public theme exhibitions and projects that allows different perspective on the art realm. Benartzi serves as a board member of the Bezalel Academy for art and design.

Aya Shoham works as an entrepreneur in the art world for over a decade and has an extensive knowledge in the developing art market. Shoham holds a BA in Behavioral Studies from the Tel Aviv Academy and in Art Therapy from Haifa University. In 2001 Shoham opened Reign Artworks Projects specializing in developing content, producing events, exhibitions and conferences. Well experienced in understanding the growing field of art, Shoham is responsible for creating and leading major art and culture projects such as: 'Toy' – Art & Toys exhibition in Tel Aviv Sea Port, 'Ecosfera' – sustainability & art festival in Ein Hod, 'Escapism', 'Audiosphere' and others.  Shoham has an extensive experience as managing the art and culture discipline at Holon Municipality and as an entrepreneur in the field of art and design. In 2011 Shoham co- founded "Art Station", dedicated to creating projects in the arts, initiating public theme exhibitions and projects that allows different perspective on the art realm.

Shiri Benartzi

Co-Founder

Artfi | Artstation

Aya Shoham

Co-Founder

Artfi | Artstation

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