Category Eden Morris

Richard McBee’s Contemporary Jewish Art: The Challenge

The Journal of Yeshivat Chovevei Torah, Volume 7 2013-2014 “Milin Havivin” presents its first-ever special issue: A Judaism Engaged with the Arts. The outstanding articles in this issue demonstrate that Judaism and the arts are not separated by an impassable cleft, but are joined together in a surprisingly intimate relationship. Judaism has enjoyed a longstanding engagement with […]


The Association of Jewish Studies will hold its 46th Annual Conference in Baltimore December 14-16, 2014. Sunday December 14, 11:15am to 12:45pm, a Roundtable Discussion titled Contemporary Artists Exploring Women in Tanach and Talmud will take place at the Hilton Baltimore. The discussants are Jewish Art Salon members Richard McBee, Ruth Weisberg, Matthew Baigell, and Ben Schachter. The moderator is Vivian […]

FRACTURED EPICS – Joel Silverstein

December 12, 2012- January 27, 2013. Presented by: The Jewish Art Salon & The Columbia / Barnard Kraft Center 606 West 115th Street, New York, NY, 10025 Opening Reception: Wednesday, Dec. 12th. 6:00-8:30 PM 7:30-8:15 PM  Roundtable Discussion,  Jewish Narrative Painting  with members of The Jewish Art Salon: Joel Silverstein, Exhibition Artist, Senior Curator/Founding Member Elke Reva Sudin, […]


The Jewish Art Salon, Oholiav, and the Columbia / Barnard’s Kraft Center for Jewish Student Life are proud to present CELEBRATE Join us Thursday October 11, 2012, 6pm TEXT: A comparative exhibition in black and white by Ellen Alt   In the late 80’s Ms. Alt created a series based on the design of the […]


UJA-Federation of New York features The Dura Europos Project: An Ancient Site Interpreted Through 21st Century Eyes This exhibit is a project of the Jewish Art Salon. Exhibit on view till June 11, 2012. Guest Speakers March 27 Richard McBee and Joel Silverstein, Curators, Jewish Art Salon. Yona Verwer, President, Jewish Art Salon UJA-Federation of […]

THE DURA EUROPOS PROJECT: An ancient site revisited through 21st century eyes

  Artists examine what the ancient Dura Europos artists did with subject, style, history, idea, underlying texts and their myriad commentaries, and they provide their own 21st century interpretations. This includes depictions of the Jewish texts, episodes from history, ideas of the sacred, evoking a historical style, Jewish and pagan identities, and sacred space. This […]

SEDUCED BY THE SACRED: Forging a Jewish Art

This exhibit, which is curated by Richard McBee and Joel Silverstein, features artists who have been moved by the idea of the sacred in their work, including concepts of divinity and or the sublime. The exhibit takes place from Oct. 3 to Nov. 22, 2010, at the Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford, Conn., and the […]