Posts Tagged ‘Jewish Artist Groups

By Aaron Rosen for Hadassah Magazine On a sodden late autumn evening, I tromp through the byzantine streets of Spitalfields in the East End of London. A couple of wrong turns and drenched trouser legs later I find myself at the humble entrance to Sandys Row Synagogue, the oldest Ashkenazic synagogue in London. Sandys Row […]

Asylum Arts: International Jewish Artist Retreat – Seeking Applicants The second annual Asylum Arts: International Jewish Artist Retreat, a Schusterman Connection Point, will bring together 65 multi-disciplinary emerging Jewish artists from around the world, at the idyllic Garrison Institute, from March 23-26, 2014. Master classes and seminars will be led by professionals from leading arts […]

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 […]

From a modern-day spin on ‘Chicken Little’ to works by Haredi women artists, the Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art presents various displays of cutting-edge Jewish creativity. By Danna Harman for Haaretz Andi Arnovitz’s beads, on view in Jerusalem. Photo by Avshalom Avital Jewish art is not hip. It can be beautiful, sure. It can […]

If Jewish community institutions continue to offer only second-rate klezmer bands and clichéd cantorial concerts as their cultural attractions, we may as well put a sign on the door saying the culturally Jewish are not welcome here. by Joey Baron for EJPhil Since the beginning of the Boston Jewish Music Festival (BJMF) four years ago, […]

September 11, 2013 11:17am (JTA) — The board of directors of the New York-based Foundation for Jewish Culture reportedly has voted to close its operations next year. The 53-year-old foundation, a resource and advocacy group for Jewish culture and the arts in the United States, will announce the closing this week, according to the New […]

MOTHER The theme of LABA 2012-2013 is MOTHER. We’ve all got opinions about mothers. She is someone we mythologize, demonize, adore and abhor. This year we will engage in a deep exploration of the mother figure, examining the enormous symbolic gravity she holds in classical Jewish texts. We will witness the mother as heroine, the […]

Pilot residency at Art Kibbutz NY hoping to foster connections, find permanent home. by Tajlei Levis, Special To The Jewish Week Putnam Valley, N.Y. — On a bright May afternoon on the grounds of an organic farm camp in this Hudson Valley town, a sculptor shaped branches found in the woods into letters of the […]

The Jewish Art Salon is a global community of artists, art professionals and art enthusiasts that works within the Jewish community and art world to bring innovation to contemporary Jewish art. Since 2008, the Salon has organized exhibitions, panel discussions, and educational & other art programming with leading international artists and scholars. Become a Salon […]

The Anne Frank Center USA and the Jewish Art Salon will co-host three solo exhibits at the Center in 2014. Theme: Small-scale 2-dimensional works that are in line with the center’s mission “to educate about the dangers of intolerance, anti-Semitism, racism and discrimination, and to inspire the next generation to build a world based on […]