Ella Almog

Ella Almog, creator of the Mesh Sculptures, was born in Luthuania and immigrated to Israel in 1978. In 1979, she started her career as a nurse.She began to sculpt in 1998, using it in her practice for occupational therapy. Later,she discovered the work of stone artist Dvora Shavit and soon becoming her apprentice, learning to sculpt in stone. In 2000,Ella was exposed to the art of galvinized iron mesh sculpturing,a new kind of sculpturing technique developed by the artist Shulamit Hartal. It was Hartal who taught Ella, how to bend iron mesh to her will. Ella uses and develops this technique today to create amazing work for the wall or surface display..