Gal Cohen (b. 1986) is a NYC based visual artist, working in the painting and printmaking fields.

Cohen is an artist in residence in Cornerstone Studios and a Scholarship Artist in Manhattan Graphic Center studios (2020). A recent alumni of AIM fellowship in the Bronx Museum of the Arts, and a ChashAma 'Space to Connect' artist in residence for 2019-2020. Cohen earned her MFA in Fine Arts at Parsons The New School (2018) and B.F.A in Fine Arts at Bezalel Academy, Jerusalem (2009).

Participated in residencies, solo and group exhibition in Israel, Canada, France and the US, among them are: Queer portraiture at Bric Gallery, Brooklyn (2019), Clemente Art Center, NY (2018), Spring/Break Art Show 2018, 'BitterSweet Dream', Bleuwolf, NY (2017), 'Collectors Show', The Hub - ArtPrize, Michigan (2017), Hanina Gallery, Tel Aviv (2016), The Artist Project, Toronto (2013) and more.

Instagram: @galshugon

Artwork by Gal Cohen

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