Omer Gal CV

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San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA — MFA, 2012

Minshar School for Art, TLV, Israel — BA, 2009


Deli Magazine
Bedford and Bowery
The Young Howze Theatre Journal
Asheville Stages
Verge on Solo Show "Rescuing the Lost Imaginary"
Shaded Minds Blog

“A Cookie Tongue performance feels like if the roustabouts tied up the clowns and took over the circus; and then went on an afternoon-long drinking binge and raided the wardrobe/makeup cabinet and put on a crazy pastiche of stuff; and then went on stage and performed a surprisingly coherent set of calliope-inspired music with bizarrely poetic lyrics sung by a male-female combo in warbling, breathy tones that you're not sure if it's funny or disturbing or just different.”

Jason Lee Oakes, Deli Magazine

“The uniquely fantastical nature of Cookie Tongue is never just on music, but creating an entire world through puppets, storytelling, dance, animation, or something else entirely.”

Cassidy Dawn Graves, Bedford & Bowery

“Being raw is essential. And feeling this art is all about restoring our primal child selves...The journey that Omer leads us borderline spiritual.”

Valentina Rocha, Verge Magazine



2018 Hide and Seek/תר אחר, Duo show, Minshar Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel,

2018 Hilo Catskill Gallery, NY,

2016 "Rescuing the Lost Imaginary", The Living Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2009 “Daddy’s on Fire”, Tmuna Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel


2021 Liberation Through Hearing, Rubin Museum, Tel Aviv, Israel

2021 Homegrown, Chashama Juried group show, Chashama Chelsea Gallery, NYC

2021 A Gate/A Veil/A Vessel, collaboration on a video piece with Jacquelyn Marie Shannon, Field Projects, Manhattan, NYC

2016 NY Shitty, group show, Con Artist Gallery, Manhattan, NYC

2014-15 Everybody’s Ocean, MAH Museum of Art and History, Santa Cruz, CA

2014 Sugar Rush, En Em Gallery, Sacramento, CA

2014 Surplus Space, Portland, OR

2014 Something completely different, City Limits, Oakland, CA

2014 Full Frame 1st Annual call for works in video, Aggregate Space, Oakland, CA

2013 Modern Panic IV, Guerilla Zoo, London, UK

2013 SOund and VideO show, The Lab, SF, CA

2012 New Genres show, Performance Art Institute, SF, CA

2012 San Francisco Art Institute MFA Thesis Show, Phoenix Hotel, SF, CA

2012 Colored Shadows w/Miles Ake, Luggage Store, SF, CA

2012 13 for 13, PSU, Portland, OR

2011 Naked Cave(performance/instillation), FlagStop, LA, CA

2011 Cookie is Inside, Swell Gallery, SF, CA

2011 Bad Drawing, Diego Rivera Gallery, SF, CA


2022 The Aquarium, New Orleans LA

2019 Lookout Arts Quarry Artist in Residence, Bellingham WA


2022 Consuming spirit displacement at The Aquarium, New Orleans LA

2021 Cookie Tongue ‘Kaleidoscopic Bone House’ - Asheville Fringe, Cincy Fringe, BorderLight Fringe,  Pittsburgh Fringe.

2020 Cookie Tongue ‘Dream Seed Ceremony’ - Asheville Fringe

2019 Cookie Tongue, Milton Art Bank Gallery, Milton, PA

2016 Shitheads Diaspora, NY Shitty, Manhattan, NYC

2016 Half Ghost Human Collective, artifice 3, at Torus Porta, Bushwick, BK, NYC

2015 Half Ghost Human Collective, artifice 2, at Tarot Society, Bushwick, BK, NYC

2015 Half Ghost Human Collective, artifice 1, at Circus of Dreams, Bushwick, BK, NYC

2014 Shitheads Diaspora, ongoing performance, performed at various venues in San Francisco, CA

2014 Removing a polyp from an outer galactic intestinal tunnel @ 100 performances for a hole, Somarts, San Francisco, CA

2013 The Lab Benefit, The Lab, SF, CA

2013 Psi 19, 100 Performances for the Hole Redux, Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA

2012 Touch the Gear Expo@Outsound new music summit, Community music center,

San Francisco, CA, USA

2012 Pinyataphone, The Lab, SF, CA

2011 Be back in 1 minute, 100 Performances for the Hole, SomArts, SF, CA

2011 Be back in 5 minutes, Queens Nails Projects Gallery, SF, CA


2021 “Radium Girls”, Commissioned Animation Music Video for the band Charming Disaster (2 awards)

2020 “Liberation Through Hearing” commissioned cut-scenes for an interactive art opera video game, Israel

2020 "Fae Rite Serum", Produced during artist in residence program at The Lookout Arts Quarry, WA, USA

Official selection at film festivals:

NEW CHITOSE Animation Festival, Japan  2020

Femmes Underground International Film Festival (LEFUFF) Los Angeles, CA, 2021

Angaelica Festival, Pasadena, CA 2021

(currently being sent and awaiting selection at other festivals worldwide)

2013 "Sap" screened at:

Guerrilla Zoo, London 2013

ATA theater, Other Cinema, SF, CA, USA 2013

Southern Exposure Gallery, SF, CA, USA 2013

The Lab,, SF, CA, USA 2013

EFF festival, Portland, Oregon 2014

2010 “Shoreline” screened at:

Santa Cruz Museum of Art Jan.2014-April 2015

Images festival, Toronto, Canada 2010

Cortoons festival, Rome, Italy 2010

CCA Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel 2010

Asifa festival, Tel Aviv, Israel 2010

Haifa festival, Haifa, Israel 2010

2009 “Rabbit Rabbit” screened at:

Nozstock festival, UK 2012

Barbur gallery, Jerusalem, Israel 2009


2021 “Radium Girls”, Commisioned Music Video for Charming Disaster

2021 “Fortunate Man”, Commissioned Animation Music Video for Sincere Gifts

2020 “Santo vs Monsanto”, Commissioned Animation Music Video for Sincere Gifts

2019 “Clowns & Grief & Dead Brothers”, Documentary collaboration

2015-2020 Cookie Tongue Music Videos: Graveyard Song, Dream Seed Ceremony, Grin, Snow Dress, Flame Feet, Remote Control, Red, Rubber Hard Thumb

2017 “Just Like Me”, Irrevery


2021 Teaching Artist, Koko, After School Kids Program

2015-2020 Teaching Artist, Congregation Beth Elohim, After School Kids Program

274 Garfield Pl., Brooklyn, NY

2010-current Freelance Animator and Designer


2022 Charming Disaster - ‘Radium Girls’ (Omer Gal directed, animated, edited and shot)
IMVA Best Animation Music Video
New York Movie Awards Best Animation Music Video 

2021 Cookie Tongue ‘Kaleidoscopic Bone House’

Asheville Fringe: Artist that challenged and/or pushed the boundaries between art forms the most

Pittsburgh Fringe: Best digital effects