(1896 - 1951)
Menachem Schmidt Shemi was active/lived in Israel. Menachem Shemi is known for painting.
Biography Menachem Shemi
Menachem Shemi was born 1897 in Russia. In 1920 Shemi was a founder of the Association of painters and sculptors in Israel, an organizer of the ''Migdal David'' Exhibition and a founder of "Artists'' Colony, Safed. Shemi was also one of the designers of the sets for Habimah and Ohel Theatres.
During the years 1920-45 he was in Paris. He served in the British Army. Shemi was educated at the
Odessa Academy of Art
in 1913 and the Bezalel Academy of Art in Jerusalem. Menachem taught from
1920-22 at Tiberias.
Awards and Prizes:
1938 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture, Municipality of Tel Aviv Jaffa, Tel Aviv
1942 The Dizengoff Prize for Painting and Sculpture
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