Join Jewish Art Now at Elat Chayyim ArtFest

6 May

Celebrating and highlighting the vibrant infusion of creativity and artistic engagement in a diverse, eco-conscious Jewish community.

Sunday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Isabella Friedman
116 Johnson Road Falls Village, CT

A wildly diverse array of opportunities to learn about, create, and engage with the arts.

Select Sessions:
Creator and Creation presented by Saul Sudin of Jewish Art Now
How do we draw upon our own creator for the way we create? What is the meaning of man as created in G-d’s image? This session goes in depth on the creative process as laid out in the book of Genesis and elaborates on ways we all can connect to it.

Life Drawing Meditation led by Elke Reva Sudin of Jewish Art Now
Join artist Elke Reva Sudin in a meditative life drawing session to calm the mind and see subjects as they actually are, not how we perceive them. Materials are provided.

Jewish Self-Discovery Through the Art of the Mandala presented by Sarah Pauker
The Eye, The Fish, The Hamsa presented by Michelle Bentsman
The Book of Ezekiel… and Zombies: Theatrical Research on Resurrection presented by Jesse Freedman and Bronwen Mullin of Meta-Phys Ed.
“Punk Jews” Film Screening and Discussion led by Saul Sudin
Amulet Painting led by Yona Verwer of Jewish Art Salon
Revolutionizing the Jewish Art Community led by Yona Verwer of Jewish Art Salon
Esther’s Day: Purim in Art led by Richard McBee of Jewish Art Salon
Authentic Visual Art Journaling led by Haifa Bint-Khadi
Sanctuary Builders: Va-Yakhel: 35 v20-21 led by Elizabeth Yaari
The Creative Spark (3-part workshop) led by Pete Nelson
Creating successful Jewish public art projects with Art Kibbutz led by Patricia Eszter Margit of Art Kibbutz

Registration Information
Use Discount Code EARLY when you register by June 2nd and save $25.
(Registration Required)

All-inclusive rates start at $387 per person. Click the purple button to the right for information, rates, and to register online. Online registration is for full credit card payments only. If you would like to pay in installments, pay by check, or apply approved financial aid, please call 800.398.2630 x4. Please review our lodging options and rates prior to calling.

You will receive a confirmation email once you have registered and made a payment online or by phone. If you do not receive the confirmation email within 24 hours of registering, please call us at 800.398.2630 x4.

We strive to make our programs affordable to everyone. Click here for information about Financial Aid.

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Julia Schor

June 26th, 2013 at 1:55 pm

I live nearby,could I come and have a look at what you are doing in Falls Village? I am a painter. 518 794 9206 Thanks.



June 26th, 2013 at 10:49 pm

Contact Isabella Friedman at 800.398.2630 to plan a visit.

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