Binyamin Basteker



Born in1953 Bombay (Mumbai), India

Moved to Israel in 1969. Lives and works in Jerusalem



1966-1969     Private art studies with local masters, India

1970-1976     Kalisher College of Art, Tel Aviv Private tutelage with Arieh Margushilsky

1980-1984     Kalisher College of Art, teaches drawing and painting

1980-1984     Khan HaTurki, Kiryat Shemona, teaches drawing and aquarelle to advanced students

1988-1989     Mastering silk screen with Alimah


Solo Exhibitions

1978   "Abstract Paintings", Artist’s House, Tel Aviv

1982    "Binyamin Basteker, Paintings 1980-82", Alon Gallery, Jerusalem

1997    "Binyamin Basteker, Aquarelle Painting", Municipal Gallery, Jerusalem 

1999    "An Impression from a different angle", Jerusalem Theater, Jerusalem

2000     "Absract Painting", Baeck Institute of Science, Jerusalem

2017     "Stones that Speak", Rosenbach Contemporary, Jerusalem

2017     "Binyamin Basteker, select works", Pisgat Zeev, Jerusalem


Select Group Exhibitions

1975     "New Faces", Bitan Ha’Amanim, Tel Aviv

1977     "Graduate Exhibition" Khan, Kiryat Shmona

1978     "Thirty Years of the State of Israel", Artist’s House, Jerusalem

1979      "Group Exhibition", Artist's House, Tel Aviv

1979     "The Israeli Grafotech"", Bet Ariela, Tel Aviv 

1980     Fifth Biennale for Young Artists, The Haifa Museum of Modern Art

1980     "Abstract Painting", Artist’s House, Tel Aviv

2016     "Masterpieces" Art Fair, Jerusalem

2018     "Observation of Creation", Rosenbach Contemporary, Jerusalem

2018     "Viewpoint", Fresh Paint, Tel Aviv

Awards and Scholarships

1961-68     Certificates of Exceptional Artistic Talent, Baroda, India

1974          American Israel Cultural Foundation Grant

1975          Merit Scholarship for Artistic Accomplishment, Israel Ministry of Education, Department of Culture

1975-76     Keren Sharett, Foundation for Young Artists, Certificate of Honor

1978          Israel Ministry of Education, Scholarship for Overseas Art Education



Israeli Painters & Sculptors, National Modern Art Catalog, published 1981, Isart Ltd.



Permanent Collection, Helena Rubinstein Pavilion at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Steinherz Family Collection

Assorted Private collections in Israel and abroad

Associated News

Stones that Speak
November 16, 2017

Associated Exhibitions

Sounds of Jerusalem
Recent Works by Binyamin Basteker that resonate with the rhythm of the Holy City
November 24 - December 1, 2019
Solo Exhibition of recent works by Master of Contemporary Jewish Art Binyamin Basteker
February 28 - March 13, 2019
Veiwpoint, Fresh Paint Art Fair, Tel Aviv
Group Exhibition: Semyon Faibisovich, Dubi Ronen, Shlomo Hauser, Simon Rose, Raquel Sanchez, Binyamin Basteker
April 26 - April 30, 2018
Stones that Speak
September 14 - November 1, 2017