Yaniv Shapira has a B.A. in Art History and Jewish Philosophy and an M.A. in Art History from Tel Aviv University. He is a graduate cum laude of the Diploma Studies in Museology at the Genia Schreiber University Art Gallery, Tel Aviv University. From 1995 he worked at the Museum of Art, Ein Harod and since 2004, he has been curator of the Kibbutz Art Gallery, Tel Aviv curating numerous exhibitions.