Inbal Abergil

Inbal Abergil

Associate Professor
Dyson College of Arts and Sciences
Media, Communications, and Visual Arts


Faculty Bio

Inbal Abergil is a visual artist and an educator, originally from Jerusalem. Abergil lives and works in New York City where she is also an Assistant professor in the Art Department at Pace University. Her practice investigates the aesthetic and societal norms through conceptions of time, memory and place, specifically in cultures where loss is a substantial part of daily life. Her work addresses the lived experience of conflict and trauma. She holds an M.F.A. in Visual Art from Columbia University (2011), and received a B.F.A. with honors from the Midrasha School of Art (2007). Her work has been exhibited internationally in museum and gallery exhibitions. Abergil is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Rabenovich Prize from Tel Aviv's Department of Art & Culture (2004), The America-Israel Cultural Foundation (2002) and the Artis Grant Program (2012). Her series Nothing Left Here But The Hurt has been nominated for the prestigious Prix Pictet Photography Prize (2012). Abergil is the recent recipient of the prestigious Pollock-Krasner Grant (2017). In 2015 N.O.K. was selected for fiscal sponsorship with Artspire, a program of the New York Foundation for the Arts (NYFA). She was selected as a 2013 FlaxArt International Artist in Residence, Northern Ireland, and was an artist in residence at Baxter St. at the Camera Club of New York (2015), where she had her solo exhibition N.O.K- Next Of Kin (2016). Most recently her first monograph, N.O.K-Next Of Kin, will come out with Daylight Publishing in Fall 2017.


, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York City, 2011

, The School of Art-Hamidrasha, Israel, 2007

Courses Taught

Past Courses

ART 153: Intro to Photography
ART 155: Documentary Photography
ART 160: Digital Photography I
ART 188: Art of Social Commentary
ART 228: Photography II: Color
ART 254: Shooting the Word
ART 255: Documentary Photography
ART 297: Topic: Photojournalism
ART 297: Topic: Shooting the Word - LC
ART 351: Digital Photography 2
ART 390: Art Sdo, Msm or Gllry Intrnshp
INT 295: Tpc: Seeing the Wrld Dffrnty