Posts Tagged ‘California

Jewish Art Now founders Elke and Saul Sudin presented “Jewish Art Now: Unifying Efforts For A Global Community” at the Conney Conference on Jewish Art 2015. In this presentation, they describe their journey in the contemporary arts scene, claiming what they call a Diverse Unapologetic Identity as their approach to being Jewish and Artists. The […]

Los Angeles-based graphic designer Hillel Smith is creating GIFs to count the Omer, the 49 day cycle between the Passover and Shavuot holidays. Continue to count every night with Hillel as he updates each day at his Tumblr here.

by Avishay Artsy, for the Jewish Journal Over the past week, two graffiti artists have been applying layers of bright orange and blue paint to an outdoor wall of the Silverlake Independent JCC. Hillel Smith, a native Angeleno, and Itamar Paloge, a Tel Aviv-based artist, met a year ago through their shared interest in street […]

Members of the Tribe, aka, M.o.T.s is now having a clearance sale on all their innovative and clever apparel. All T-shirts are now priced at $10 and they make excellent gifts. The Los Angeles-based company pledges that 10% of all proceeds are given to tzedakah in accordance with Jewish tradition. Choose from classics like “Did […]

Lacey Schwartz, National Outreach Director / New York Regional Director for Be’Chol Lashon, an organization committed to raising awareness of the global diversity of Judaism, has just released her film ‘Little White Lie‘ to broader theaters after many successful festival appearances. The documentary tells Lacey’s own story of growing up in a typical upper-middle-class Jewish […]

by Jonathan Maseng for The Jewish art scene in Los Angeles is a small but vibrant community that spans generations, styles, and the full length and breadth of the city itself. Now, for the first time, three of L.A.’s preeminent Jewish institutions — Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion (HUC-JIR), University of Southern California […]

by Elke Reva Sudin This weekend, a retrospective of the works of Gary Baseman titled The Door Is Always Open, opened, at the Skirball Cultural Center. ‘Door’ recreates the artists’ childhood home filled with famous Baseman characters and Jewish subjects peppered about. Gary Baseman’s characters seated at a Shabbat Table. Baseman has had a long […]

Applications are now open for the 2013 Studio G-dcast residency at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco, California. Accepted entrants will spend six days adapting wild stories from Jewish tradition into animated shorts and interactive multimedia experiences under the guidance of professionals. They are looking for animators and illustrators (among writers, musicians, coders and […]

by Emma Silvers, They’re not exactly reinventing the Talmud, but a group of creative thinkers will be in San Francisco next week to bring the ancient Jewish text to life. With the help of a dozen university students from around the country, a handful of professional artists, and a hefty dose of creative energy, […]