Avivit Ballas Baranes (196-), Painter. Born in Tel Aviv in 196. Studies: Graduated from The Midrasha Art School in 1984, achieved M.F.A in Fine Arts from the VIII University of Paris in 1989. Lived in Paris for the last 2 years. Returned to Israel in 25. Selected solo-exhibitions: 1994: The Israeli Museum of Art, Ramat Gan; 1999: Gallery Office in Tel Aviv; 22: White Elephant Gallery, Paris; 23: French Institute Gallery, Dresden; etc. Also participated in more then 4 group-exhibitions from which: 1994: Riddersweik Gallery, Stockholm; 1995: Salon de Montrouge, Paris; 1997: Salon de Mai, Paris; 2: Haut Pave Gallery, Paris; 24: Bundaberg Art Space, Australia; 24: Sotheby's Gallery, London; etc. Works in private collections in France, Sweden, Belgium, England, Germany, the United States and Israel. 25: prize for Excellent Artists, The Ministery of Integration of Israel. In 27 she will have a solo exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.