Ofer Zick//עופר זיק
Ofer Zick (b.1966) is an artist and an industrial designer since 1992. After graduating from H.I.T - Holon institute of technology Ofer worked with some of the leading designers in Israel, and in 1993 he opened his own studio. His studio work was concentrated with high-tech and medical devices design for some of the leading companies in Israel and around the world. in 2004 he established “T.O.Y”, a company that developed, designed and manufacture adult toys.
Since 1992 Ofer teaches Industrial design at “HIT - Holon institute of technology”. Between 2004-2010 Ofer was head of the Industrial design department at the Design faculty, where he still teaches as a senior lecturer.
In 2012 Ofer moved to United states and his activity shifted towards fine art along side his work as a designer. He has developed his research into classic renaissance techniques and materials to combine with more contemporary figurative painting and sculpturing.
In 2015 he returned to Israel and continues his research combining art, design and education in his studio, based in Kiryat Ha’melacha.