Efrat Hakimi (b. 1982, Tel Aviv) is a multidisciplinary artist and educator based in Central New York and Tel Aviv. Hakimi works across technologies and crafts. In her works, she studies objects, language, and sites to unpack the narratives and forces that shape them.
Hakimi is the recipient of the Lauren and Mitchell Presser Award for an Israeli Photographer from the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, 2020, and the Katz International Photography Award, 2018. She exhibited at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv; Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago; Roots & Culture, Chicago; 6018 North, Chicago; Hayarkon 19 Gallery, Tel Aviv; Mana Contemporary, Chicago; 062 Gallery, Chicago; and Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv, among others. She received her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (2019), Studied Fine Art at HaMidrasha-Faculty of the Arts, Beit Berl (2016), and holds a BSc. In Mechanical Engineering from Ben-Gurion University, Be’er Sheva, Israel (2010).