ELAT CHAYIM ARTFEST

Join the Jewish Art Salon at the Elat Chayim ArtFest at the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center in the Berkshires

Sunday, June 30 – Wednesday, July 3, 2013

ElatChayyimArtFest_1Web copyCelebrating and highlighting the vibrant infusion of creativity and artistic engagement in a diverse, eco-conscious Jewish community.

This art festival offers a wildly diverse array of opportunities to create, and engage with the arts.

The Jewish Art Salon is represented by Richard McBee who will present Esther’s Day: Purim in Art and Hagar The Stranger.

Yona Verwer will lead an Amulet Painting workshop and an illustrated discussion Revolutionizing the Jewish Art Community. 

Also check out the workshops by our friend & partner

Patricia Eszter Margit of Art KibbutzKabbalistic Sephirot and Enneagram in Jewish Fiction, and Creating successful Jewish public art projects with Art Kibbutz.

Jewish Art Salon members who will present:

Life Drawing Meditation led by Elke Reva Sudin of Jewish Art Now

Saul Sudin of Jewish Art Now presents Punk Jews Film Screening and Discussion, and Creator and Creation. 

Elizabeth Yaari leads Beyond Your Wildest Dream: Va-Yetse: Genesis: 28 v10-19, and Sanctuary Builders: Va-Yakhel: 35 v20-21. 

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Other programs: 

World Music Journeys: No Passport Required! presented by Basya Schechter

Songwriting Lab & Cocktail Hour presented by Basya Schechter

Jewish Self-Discovery Through the Art of the Mandala presented by Sarah Pauker

Songwriting for the Jewish Soul led by Lori Leifer

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.

Using Words: the Poetry of Prayer led by Jina Davidovich

Shelly Fredman leads Give Me Wonder and Gathering the Sparks

Gathering the Sparks led by Shelly Fredman

Haifa Bint-Khadi leads The Inspirational Vision Box, Nature Journals for Families, and Authentic Visual Art Journaling.

The Creative Spark (3-part workshop) led by Pete Nelson

More info and sign up here: http://isabellafreedman.org/artfest

Partners: Jewish Art Salon, Art Kibbutz NY – International Jewish Artist Colony, Jewish Art Now, LABA: House of Study, Drisha Institute for Jewish Education’s Art’s Fellowship, Meta-Phys Ed.

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