Shai Ginott, photographer
Shai Ginott earned her Life sciences BS from the Hebrew University and went on to obtain a teaching certificate from Kerem Institute. She started her career as the first photographer of the National Parks Authority, between 1984 and 1988. Her work has since featured in magazines, newspapers, and books and in exhibitions, locally as well as worldwide.
Over the years, Shai has had her works displayed in a wide variety of solo and group exhibitions and her photographic works feature in permanent exhibitions at Beilinson Campus and Rabin Medical Centre, Petah Tikva, as well as in Meir Medical Centre, Kefar Sava, Beit Levinstein, Raanana and Bank Hapoalim branches all around Israel. Shai published six photography books, combining poetry anthologies, and in 1993 was awarded the Gold Prize at the Jerusalem International Book Fair for her bestselling book, Touching the Light (1992).
In 1997, her daughter was diagnosed with autism and the disorder has since become an essential part of her life, manifesting in a variety of projects and photographic works designed to raise awareness to the issue.
Shai also graduated from the Naggar School’s phototherapy program, and from the Heschel Centre for Environmental Learning and Leadership’s fellows program.
Shai Ginott, photographic artist and workshop instructor, is a highly-esteemed lecturer in Israel and worldwide.