Born in 1950 in Montreal Canada, Johanan Herson was initiated into art at an early age. At the age of eight he won a prestigious award for children’s art, and was marked as a promising talent. Besides art he studied movement and ballet.
He has worked extensively as an actor from the age of 12 appearing on stage, and performing a leading role in a television soap opera for five consecutive seasons. He has also appeared in feature and fact films, television dramas, as well at theatre.
In 1967, he arrived in Israel to study at the ‘Bezalel Art Academy’ in Jerusalem, and then continued studies in ‘Fine Arts’ at Concordia University, Montreal majoring in Drama.
Johanan is represented in many fine art galleries in Europe and North America and is successfully defining his unique voice internationally as well as Israel where he lives close to his children.
Johanan is the owner of GEBO ArtSpace, TelAviv as well a Resident Artist of Artnova a studio/gallery specializing in soft art,