Simcha Even-Chen was born and lives in Israel. In 1990 she awarded her PhD degree in the field of Biology at Tel-Aviv University. She held a project Manager Position in a biotechnology company until 1993. During the period of 1994 – 1996, parallel to Postdoctoral position at the Biochemistry Department of the Hebrew University Medical School in Jerusalem, she was taking night courses in ceramic art at the Rehovot Culture Foundation.
Simcha Even-Chen has been an active ceramicist since 1996, in addition to being a Senior Scientist at the Medical School, Hebrew University, Jerusalem. In 2013, after 22 years at the University, she decided to resign and devote herself completely to ceramic.
Since 2011, Simcha is a member of the International Ceramic Academy (IAC).
She received International significant awards and her ceramic artworks have been selected and exhibited all over the world and become part of collections of museums, galleries and private collectors. She was invited to symposiums and residencies in China, Germany, Italy, Hungary, Latvia, Serbia, Austria, Cyprus and Turkey.
Simcha’s artwork has been written about in several international magazines and she was invited to hold masterclasses workshops and talks all over the world.
During the recent years, she was a Jury Member of several International Ceramic Competitions.