Category Ark Doors

Harriet Finck

East Orange, NJ USA Brief Bio and Statement I was raised in an Orthodox home, and was yeshivah bred.When I became a collagist, and then a painter – after some years as anarchitect – I hadn’t a thought about doing Jewish themed work.Years into it, some friends and I started an Artists’ Beit Midrash at […]


Yona Verwer

New York City, NY USA Fine Art Applied Art “Wellsprings”, 2004.40’ x 3’ Acrylic and gold leaf lettering on plaster.The Center for Jewish Discovery, New York, NY. David Ashen, Architect, D-Ash Design.Commissioned by Rabbi Naftali Rotenstreich.40’ by 3’ Water-themed mural on an elliptical frieze in the foyer of the Hi-tech Talmud Torah in […]

Susan Schwalb

New York City, NY USA Susan Schwalb is one of the foremost figures in the revival of the ancient technique of silverpoint drawing in America. She was born in New York City and studied at the High School of M&A, and at Carnegie-Mellon University. Schwalb has been in residence at the Virginia Center for […]

Cynthia Beth Rubin

New Haven, CT USA Cynthia Beth Rubin is a new media artist whose works evoke imagined narratives through interwoven layers of representation and abstraction, frequently combined with Augmented Reality and interactive experience. She is equally fascinated by the imagined memories of cultural history and with envisioning the unseen microscopic life of oceans and still […]

Robert Kirschbaum

Hartford CT and New York City, NY USA Robert Kirschbaum received his MFA degree from Yale University in 1974, undergraduate degrees from the University of Rochester and the Boston Museum School.  He is the recipient of three Fulbright awards and an Artist’s Fellowship from the New York Foundation for the Arts; and he has exhibited […]

Tobi Kahn

Tobi Kahn is a painter and sculptor whose work has been shown in over 40 solo exhibitions and over 60 museum and groups shows since he was selected as one of nine artists to be included in the 1985 Guggenheim Museum exhibition, New Horizons in American Art. Works by Kahn are in major museum, corporate, […]

Siona Benjamin Congregation Ohev Shalom Ark Curtain and Table Cover In September 2020 a new Ark curtain and table cover was installed for the central prayer table, at Congregation Ohev Shalom in Wallingford PA. The commission was designed and crafted by artist Siona Benjamin and Rabbi Jeremy Gerber provided teaching and guidance on this project. Many symbols […]