Ilan Averbuch (born 1953) is a sculptor born in Israel, he studied art in England and the United States.
From 1977 to 1978 Averbuch attended Wimbledon School of Art in London, and from 1979 to 1981 he attended the School of Visual Arts in New York City. In 1982 he received the Rhodes Family Award and in 1985 the D.A.A.D. award in Berlin, Germany. He completed his art education from 1983 to 1985, studying at the Hunter College in New York.
His works are made from materials such as stone, wood, steel, copper, lead, glass and aluminum.They are located in public spaces and collections in the United States, Canada, Israel, India and Europe. Averbuch lives and works in a former factory building in Long Island City (Queens) in New York. From 1994 -2000 he taught at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. As a sculptor of large-scale outdoor art, he has worked on many public projects. His work is also exhibited in galleries and museums worldwide.
Ilan Averbuch's work has been shown at the Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Art in the Park, New York; Bronfman Centre, Montreal; The Brooklyn Museum, New York; Fort Tryon Park Project, New York; Het Apollohuis, The Netherlands; Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York; Hunter College, New York; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; Jamaica Art Center, Queens, New York; The Jewish Museum, New York; Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin; Israel Museum, Jerusalem; List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island; Lodz, Poland Historical Museum, Lodz, Poland; Palo Alto Cultural Center, California; P.S. 1, Long Island City, Queens, New York; Robert Moses Plaza, Fordham University at Lincoln Center, New York; Socrates Sculpture Park, Astoria, Queens, New York; Tefen Museum Sculpture Garden, Israel; Tel Aviv Museum, Israel; Tel Hai Art Center, Israel; Tel Noff Sculpture Garden, Israel.
The artist's work is represented in numerous public collections, among them: The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada; Brock University, Ontario, Canada; Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Canada; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel; Kunstlerhaus, Bethanien, Berlin, Germany; Prudential Insurance Company of America; Newark, New Jersey; Runnymede Sculpture Farm, Woodside, California; Tefen Museum, Israel; Tel Aviv Museum, Israel; Tel Hai Art Center, Israel; Tel Noff Sculpture Garden, Israel.
Ilan Averbuch, Reflections was published in 2013 by the Open Museum, Omer Industrial Park.
- Songs of Love and Hate (1988), Queens, New York
- Harp, the Sea, and the Quiet Wind (1989), Tel Aviv, Israel
- Deus Ex Machina (1991), Open Museum, Tefen, Israel
- Little Prince (1995), Portland, Oregon
- Terra Incognita (1995), Portland, Oregon
- Divided World (2000), Lavon, Israel
- Dove Tower and the Steps to the Bottom of a Pyramid (2004), Storrs, Connecticut
- The Eye and the Horizon (2006), Stapleton, Colorado
- South Tacoma (2008), Tacoma, Washington
- Landmark (2008), Phoenix, Arizona
- Under the Shadow of a Big Tree (2009), Tamarac, Florida
- The Bell, The Flower, and the Wash (2009), Scottsdale, Arizona
- Avanim Vetseadim (2009), Leawood, Kansas
- Monument for Time (2010), Herriman, Utah
- The House and the Boat (2012), Bellingham, Washington
- Water (2013), El Paso, Texas
- Theater of the Wind (2016), Tempe, Arizona
- Mammoth (2018), Ellensburg, Washington
- Bloemink, Barbara (1990). A Natural Order: The Experience of Landscape in Contemporary Sculpture. Hudson River Museum. ISBN 0-943651-23-9.
- Larson, Kay (2 September 1991). "Summer Stock". New York.
- "Carving Out a Family Home and a Studio". Retrieved 27 November 2018.
- "Art in Context – Ilan Averbuch: Recent Sculpture > Additional Information". artincontext.org. Retrieved 27 November 2018. Italic or bold markup not allowed in:
- Palombi, Silvia (2010). Ilan Averbuch Public Projects. Charta Art Books. ISBN 88-8158-774-2.
- "Ilan Averbuch at Nancy Hoffman Gallery".
- Averbuch, Ilan (2013). Ilan Averbuch: Reflections. Israel: The Open Museum, Omer Industrial Park. ISBN 978-9657301418.