WEB POSTER EXHIBITION - Yossi Lemel, Beyond the Front Lines

Text received from Lisa Spivak, Gallery Director/Visiting Artist Program, Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design, Denver CO 80224 (US)

Yossi Lemel between a palestinian Hamas soldier and an israeli soldier from an elite unit, "something that looks utopic at the moment but hopefully will happen in the future" as he wrote on his New Year's greeting Rocky Mountain College of Art & Design (RMCAD) is pleased to present the Beyond the Front Lines - Political Poster Art from Israel exhibition by Yossi Lemel in the Philip J. Steele Gallery from February 1-26, 2002.

"Gallery Talks", an informative lecture and slide presentation by the artist, will be held on Tuesday, February 5th, 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. All exhibits and events are free and open to the public.

Hours at the Philip J. Steele Gallery and Fine Arts Center Exhibition Space are 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday. All exhibits and events are free and open to the public. Please note, the gallery will be closed for President's Day, February 18, 2002.

Poster for the 1999 exhibition at Loyola University Yossi Lemel's moving and controversial work will feature: Metaphors of the situation on the israeli and palestinian border line; reaction to the "progress" in the peace process; International Aids Day; and Amnesty International.

Lemel's award winning graphic design posters have been shown all over the world, including:

  • 1999 Political Poster design from Israel. Collins C.Diboll Gallery, Loyola University, New Orleans USA.
  • 1999 Art in protest posters. Wilfrid Israel Museum, Kibbuts Hazorea, Israel.
  • 1998 Yossi Lemel: Engagiertes Graphikdesign aus Israel, Museum Fur Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg, Germany
  • 1996 Yossi lemel posters. Rafael Frank Gallery, Bezalel Academy Of Arts And Design, Jerusalem.


F-16i The israeli future fighter

Seam line, israeli palestinian border 2001

Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, located in Denver, Colorado, is the only NCA regionally accredited specialty art and design college between Kansas City and Los Angeles. RMCAD has over 450 students working towards a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with emphasis in one of seven different programs in the fine and applied arts: Art Education; Graphic Design & Interactive Media; Illustration; Interior Design; International Animation; Painting & Drawing; and Sculpture. RMCAD is dedicated to the passion.


Yossi Lemel's web site
A poster on AGITNET, the website for freedom of expression
"Both sides of peace", a book on israeli and palestinian posters that Lemel co-authored with Dana Bartelt
Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, posters on the theme of coexistence

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