Bruria Finkel

A sculptor, painter working in mixed media and a curator.

Finkel’s work deals with Cycles of Nature, life, time and geometric circles.

Bruria has had many exhibitions in museums and galleries, including The Shtatmuseum, Düsseldorf Germany, The Santa Monica Museum of Art, De Saisset Museum, Santa Clara, The Skirball Museum of Art, Los Angeles, the Palm Springs Museum and The Smithsonian American Art Museum DC. Where her work is placed on permanent view; She had over seventy-eight solo and group shows.

Bruria created temporary Art Installations in Germany and England, and worked in collaboration with architects, on private and public art projects She has been a founding member of the Los Angeles Women Council for the Arts, Womanspace, The Women’s building, and the Santa Monica Arts Commission

She has translated the works of the 13th century Cabalist Abraham Abulafia from Hebrew to English, which informs her work. An artist award in her name “The Bruria Finkel award” was created by The Arts foundation of the City of Santa Monica 2013, and in Jan 2014 Bruria received the Global Visionary/local leader award by the City of Santa Monica chamber of commerce.

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