Category Susan Shender

Susan Shender’s Sukkah Soul

Susan Shender, founder of Sukkah Soul, and long-time member of the Jewish Art Salon, creates evocative jewelry pieces that call upon ancient processes and texts. Her works, primarily made of bronze, are imbued with layers of thought, symbolism, and meaning. Her unisex pendants are inspired by the ancient Hebrew alphabet, Kabbalistic concepts, and based on Jewish art motifs and […]

SILENT WITNESSES: Synagogues Transformed, Rebuilt or Abandoned

Artists Respond to History Holocaust Memorial Center 28123 Orchard Lake Road Farmington Hills, MI 48334 (Metro Detroit) Hours: Sun – Thurs 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM, Fri 9:30 AM – 3:00 PM Tel: (248) 553-2400. “Silent Witnesses” is a collaboration of the Cultural Heritage Artists Project,  the Jewish Art Salon, JWalks, and the Holocaust Memorial […]

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 […]