Jewish Art Salon’s Founding Member, Richard McBee, has collaborated with Rabbi Richard Borah to create a new book. Creativity and the Jewish Soul – An Exploration of the Book of Genesis,  provides Torah commentary, poetry and original paintings that relate to the place of creativity in Jewish life and practice. Drawing on ideas from scholars such as […]

Toronto-based Jewish organization is looking for a speaker on Jewish arts (e.g. Jerusalem’s State of the Arts), as a program for Jewish singles (50+). The organization provides the projector, computer etc. There is a budget (discuss details with them; the JAS knows no details). Presentation to take place in May 2017.   Application by December 24 as […]

Our Advisory Board member Matthew Baigell’s Social Concern and Left Politics in Jewish American American Art, 1880-1940 (Syracuse University Press, 2015) was awarded Honorable Mention in the Association of Jewish Studies Jordan Schnitzer Book Awards for 2016 in the category for Jews and the Arts. These awards recognize and promote outstanding scholarship in the field of Jewish Studies and […]

The Fluidity of Gender: Sculpture by Linda Stein is currently on view at the Holter Museum in Helena, MT. It will be up until December 30.The exhibition explores the continuum between the binaries of masculinity and femininity, while inspiring the compassion, empathy and bravery it takes to become an upstander rather than a bystander. HAWT asks people […]

The work of Jewish Art Salon members Judith Joseph, Michal Nachman, Julian Voloj, and Lea Weinberg are included in Yamim Noraim, a zine of original art and writing about the Jewish High Holy Days, edited by Tamar Nachmany. More info According to the zine’s creator: “Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur have always fascinated me. The imagery, values, prayers, […]

Dorit Jordan Dotan will show her work with the Catalyst Collective New Orleans On Saturday, December 10, 6-10pm, (opening night) and Saturday, December 17th 6-10pm (closing night), the New Orleans Arts Center & Gallery (NOACG), at 3330 St. Claude Ave., will celebrate PoliticoPopUp2! In it’s second year, PolicitoPopUp2 is an art happening for social and […]

Trees of Life and Evil Eyes: A Contemporary Take on Superstition, Symbols and Mysticism. December 8, 2016 – December 28, 2016. Opening reception December 8, 6-9 PM. A special event and dance party with live Klezmer music will be held on December 24th, 2016 from 6-9 PM, for the opening of Yiddish New York. Bring your dancing shoes […]

Artist Yoram Raanan, and his wife Meira, lost their home, studio and  artwork in the current Israel fires. Forty years of work just went up in flames as the Raanan’s village, Beit Meir, was encircled in fires Thursday night. You can help by buying his prints or donate to his cause on the Chesed Fund An article (in […]

    Join the Jerusalem Biennale for a night of Contemporary Art, featuring works highlighting the innovative work that is defining contemporary Jewish art. Cocktail Party Wednesday, November 30, 7pm –9pm Temple Emanu-El, 17th street, corner of Washington Kindly RSVP 305-538-2503 Founded in 2013, The Jerusalem Biennale is dedicated to exploring the places of intersection between […]

Exhibition opening reception November 28th, 7-9 pm. On view until January 29 2017. Rojas + Rubensteen Projects 8051 NE 2nd Ave, Miami, FL 33138 Swing State is about challenging systems of American power. These works oscillate in the dialectic between Freedom + Control that is at the heart of political discourse. The choice to choose. The privilege to […]

Art & Religion in the 21st Century is now available in paperback.   Our advisor Aaron Rosen’s book is available here. Blaspheming artists get all the press. Some exploit the shock potential of religious imagery – but many also reflect deeply on spiritual matters and are, in fact, some of the most profound and sensitive […]

Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Avenue, NYC Lecture and Book Signing, Thursday December 15, 3:00 pm. The Menorah: From the Bible to Modern Israel by Steven Fine, Dr. Pinkhos Churgin Professor of Jewish History, Yeshiva University, and Director, Yeshiva University Center for Israel Studies From Moses to the Maccabees and on to our own days, the menorah […]

The November issue of Shma Now features the artwork of Nancy Current, and Archie Rand. Its theme, Tochecha-Rebuke | תֹכֵחָה Rebuke: Criticism with love, is discussed here by the editor: “When I initially began framing this issue of Sh’ma Now—in the midst of an ugly, rancorous election season—I was wondering about how, post-election, we might return to […]

Zussman’s short animation film “Sjnoder, the Anatomy of Tzedakah” is inspired by the Sjnoderbooks collection of the Jewish Historical Museum in Amsterdam. In The Netherlands donations that were pledged on Shabbat were recorded by threading a piece of string through a ledger with holes. The word Sjnoder is derived from the Hebrew “mi shenadar” (he […]

Intersections features the work of over 20 Israeli artists from the Jerusalem Biennale, whose works display the wide-ranging interpretations of what constitutes contemporary Jewish art.  Some works directly respond to religious practices, while others look at cultural trends within Israel. Jewish Art Salon members in this exhibit are Andi Arnovitz, Ken Goldman and Yehudis Barmatz. OPENING […]

Jan Lauren Greenfield is participating in “Kill or Be Killed” a group exhibition at Con Artist Collective & Gallery. The theme here is WEAPONS: and it’s up to the artist to decide what qualifies as one.  Wednesday 7 to 11 / Opening Party 11.30.2016 Monday 7 to 11 / Closing Party 12.5.2016 On view: November 30 to December 5, Monday through Saturday 11am to 7pm […]

Art exhibit at the Blue Dragon URS127 Gallery at an historical district of Taipei. On display Nov. 5 – Dec 18. 2016 at Dihua St. 127 (a market area) When Nachmany visited Dihua Street in 2015, the energy of the market, historical buildings, narrow streets, and the stories of the objects sold at the market, transported […]

Julian Voloj is a participant in the first ever Jewish Comic Con. This will take place in Brooklyn. Voloj is a panelist on Sunday’s 10 am event EISNER, KIRBY, SIEGEL, ETC.: THE JEWISH ROOTS OF COMICS. Sunday, November 13th at Congregation Kol Israel  603 St. John’s Place (between Franklin and Classon) Brooklyn, NY Tickets here.   Jewish […]

Ellen Alt, Tamar Hirschl, and Lea Weinberg have works in a Chelsea exhibit with the New York Society of Woman Artists: The Primacy of Color from November 15 to December 3, 2016 .     OPENING RECEPTION on Thursday, November 17 from 6-8pm George Billis Gallery, 525 W 26th St., Ground Floor,  NYC. Gallery Hours: Tuesday to Saturday, 10am to 6pm. (Closed for thanksgiving, Nov. […]

  Opening Reception November 15 from 7pm – 9pm.  Educational Alliance, 197 East Broadway, New York, NY  Welcoming remarks from artist Mimi Gross, President of The Renee & Chaim Gross Foundation and daughter of Chaim Gross. Wine & refreshments, including treats courtesy of Doughnut Plant. RSVP here. The exhibition “Home Away From Home” explores the deep ties between renowned American […]

LANDSCAPE AS METAPHOR   Exhibition of Art by Participants in the Artists’ Beit Midrash, 2016 Curated by Jewish Art Salon Member Judith Joseph   Arthur Feldman Gallery 465 Roger Williams Ave, Highland Park, IL The Artists Beit Midrash was co-taught by: Jane Shapiro, co-founder/ teacher at Orot Center For New Jewish Learning. Judith Joseph, artist/ […]

Through Compassionate Eyes; The Ethical Treatment of Animals  Curated by: Julie Seidman, Joel Silverstein & Aimee Rubensteen Organized by the Jewish Art Salon Initial Submission Deadline: April 15, 2017. Open to both Jewish and non-Jewish artists. The sacred Jewish texts mandate Tsa’ar Baalei Chaim; humane treatment of animals. Yet, our modern lifestyles support amoral animal agribusiness, […]

Artist printmaker Susan Schwalb is included in the exhibition Drawing and Prints: Selections from the Met Collection Exhibit dates: October 25, 2016 – January 30, 2017 Robert Woods Johnson Gallery at The Metropolitan Museum of Art 1000 Fifth Ave, NYC The Robert Wood Johnson, Jr. Gallery displays highlights of European and American prints, drawings, and illustrated books […]

50 Years After Harold Rosenberg: Is there a Jewish Art (Yet?) The 2017 Conney Conference on Jewish Arts will focus on the legacy of Harold Rosenberg’s great rhetorical gesture and its continued resonance across the arts. KEYNOTE SPEAKERS: Dance Scholar and choreographer Judith Brin Ingber and Visual artist/author Ben Schachter, Jewish Art Salon member and Advisor. The […]

Nails in the Wall Gallery, at St. Lukes Episcopal Church in Metuchen, NJ will host the exhibition “Beautiful & Powerful Statements, the arts of calligraphy and re-purposed materials”. Deadline for submissions is December 1, 2017. The exhibition will take place from January 21 until June 1 and will include calligraphy from many traditions, including Hebrew calligraphy. The […]

The Vision of Alan Falk – Paintings & Works on Paper at BEKI, New Haven, Connecticut Meet the Artist/Gallery Talk: Saturday, December 3, 2016, 12:45 – 2:00 p.m. A twelve year retrospective of paintings, watercolors and prints based on biblical narratives and other Jewish references, including recent works. Exhibition runs from November 17, 2016  through January 17, […]

  The Jewish Museum Berlin features a major exhibition about the golem until 29 January 2017. Two Jewish Art Salon members, Mark Podwal and Tobi Kahn, are included in this exhibit curated by Emily Bilski.  Mark Podwal is represented with seven ink drawings; his other Golem works will also be included in a different Golem exhibition in Paris opening in […]

“Printed Matters,” the latest exhibition by renowned artist Mark Podwal is on view at Or Zarua, 127 E 82nd Street, NYC Opening Sunday November 6, 6-8PM.  Artist Talk 7PM “Drawing is a Form of Prayer.” The exhibition of prints and works on paper coincides with the publication of an extensive monograph Reimagined: 45 Years of Jewish Art by […]

Artist susan c. dessel was invited to contribute her work based on the life and work of Martha Gruening to The Dangerous Women Project, an initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities at the University of Edinburgh. Curated postings between International Women’s Day 2016 and International Women’s Day 2017 will be added […]

With a new book chronicling his work and 2 museum exhibits artist Mark Podwal is much in the news.  This season, Podwal has a show at the Museum on Eldridge Street in NYC, and is featured in the Berlin Jewish Museum’s show on the Golem. Recently, he created “All this has come upon us…,” a […]

The October issue, – Al tifrosh min hatzibur; Do not separate yourself from the community, features art by Ruth Weisberg here. From Sh’ma Now’s editor Susan Berrin: When I first began framing this October issue of Sh’ma Now, I was thinking about community in relation to the upcoming presidential election. I was wondering about what it means […]

The Jerusalem Biennale pilot artist-in-residency program brings contemporary Jewish artists to Jerusalem. The first of these is Jewish Art Salon member Lenore Cohen. “Bridging the Gap between Cultures: A Syrian Jewish Artist in Jerusalem” mentions that Cohen is in Jerusalem as the first ever artist-in-resident supported by the Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art. By bridging the […]

Miriam Stern announces the publication of an artist’s book called Miriam Stern which represents over 40 years of her artistic production. Official book signing on Thursday, November 10, 2016, from 5-7PM, at Hebrew Union College, 1 W. 4 St., New York City. Please RSVP by Nov. 8, 2016 to if you plan to attend. Also note that you will need […]

Wendy A. Rabinowitz’s weaving/mixed media assemblage “THE BURNING BUSH” was chosen to be included in an international online exhibition of artworks of various styles and mediums from nineteen countries. “RED“ COLORS OF HUMANITY ART GALLERY February 2016 – February 2017

BOOK ARTIST  CLAIRE JEANINE SATIN PRESENTS SACKNER DOCUMENTARY The film will be shown on Thursday, November 3, 2016, at 7:00 P.M. at the Cinema Paradiso, 503 SE 6th Street in Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301.   Satin’s documentary traces the mission and devotion of Ruth and Marvin Sackner’s exceptional archive of visual and concrete poetry created by Sara Sackner.  The collection […]

Dorit Jordan Dotan, Shai Azoulay, Hadass Shereshevsky, Ronen Simantov, Motta Brim, Reuven Zukerman will show at the Courts Exhibition in Jerusalem, curated by Pnina Frank and Noa Lea Cohn. Opening Event October 27 at 8 pm Gallery Talk November 24 at 8 pm with artists and Albert Swiss, author and art critic. The exhibition will […]

Hudson Valley Artist Carole Kunstadt has a solo exhibition Spirited Lines Opening Reception Sunday, October 23, 2016  3:00 – 5:00 pm Gallery At Lifebridge Sanctuary 333 Mountain Road, Rosendale, NY 12472 The exhibit is in honor of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals  With a special performance of Sacred Harp Singing. Sacred Poem LXXX, 8.75  x 8.5 in., 22 karat […]

The Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery presents a solo exhibit by Shoshannah Brombacher. Artists Talk October 22, 2016 at 8 pm (Chol Hamoed).  

How do we define “Jewish Art” today? Is it simply art that depicts Jewish subject or that it’s made by a Jewish artist? Ben Schachter, a professor of art, suggests that it’s neither, rather the process informed by the experience of Shabbat that defines Jewish art today. View here “Shabbat is a Model of Creation: the […]

“Two Italian Series” by Archie Rand will be on view from September 22 until October 24, 2016 at The Interchurch Center, 475 Riverside Drive, New York, NY. In addition, The Los Angeles Review of Books just published a substantial article on “The 613” by Rand: A God Who Let Us Prove His Existence Would Be […]

Yiddish New York invites artists to submit work for its second annual visual arts exhibition, Trees of Life and Evil Eyes – A Contemporary Take on Superstition, Symbols and Mysticism Submission Deadline: November 7, 2016 Abrazo Interno Gallery Clemente Soto Vélez Cultural and Educational Center 107 Suffolk Street, LES New York, New York 10002 Exhibition Dates: December […]

Cynthia Beth Rubin and Yona Verwer are exhibiting collaborative interactive artworks in the exhibition ARt, ARchitecture & AR: Augmented Reality & Jewish Art. Art Kibbutz Nolan Park, Building 6-B, Governors Island, NY Artists Reception Sunday September 11th, 11-6. The artists will also be present Sunday Sept. 18, 11-5. Otherwise by appointment. Contact Yona here. In addition the artists each have some solo […]

Opening Reception September 22. 6 p.m. Charter Oak Cultural Center, 21 Charter Oak Avenue, Hartford CT 06106 | (860-310-2586). Traversing Traditions / India is a month-long celebration of Indian music, visual arts, dance and film. High-caliber performing artists will present both traditional and contemporary classical music and dances of India.  The visual and media arts segments […]

The first survey exhibition of the pioneering American artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles is on view in New York September 18, 2016 through February 19, 2017.   Upcoming event February 12, 2-5 Care as Culture: Artists, Activists and Scientists Build Coalitions to Resist Climate Change – A Convening Around the Peace Table Mierle Laderman Ukeles’ Peace Table, serves […]

Yehudis Barmatz-Harris is exhibiting at three venues this Fall. 1. Manofim Festival, 2016, Jerusalem features Weird to Be a Woman, Studio of Her Own gallery. Studio of Her Own is a religious women’s artist group in Jerusalem. This exhibit is the cumulative effort of a few years of collaboration between Studio of Her Own and Mashiv […]

The Sculptors Guild Presents a member’s group exhibition on Governors Island, NY, “American Twist”, as well as sponsoring a guest exhibition from Antenna Gallery New Orleans. Alvin Sher is showing his sculpture Dome Clock. May 28 till September 25, Sat. & Sun 12-5 Nolan Park, Building 15, Governors Island, NY. In 2017 the show will travel to […]

The Jewish Art Salon is excited to announce the curator for our next Jerusalem Biennale exhibition proposal: Ori Z. Soltes. Mr. Soltes teaches in the Program for Jewish Civilization at Georgetown University, and is the former Director and Curator of the B’nai B’rith Klutznick National Jewish Museum. He has curated over eighty exhibitions, and is the author of several hundred […]

Dorit Jordan Dotan was selected together with 10 artists from the Chicago area to participate. An exhibit of their work will be mounted in 2017 at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership. Ten Chicago-area artists have been selected to participate in the Midwest Jewish Artists Lab, an innovative project designed to forge collaborations, inspire new work, and broaden the impact of […]

The Jerusalem Biennale, an international survey of contemporary Jewish Art, provides a stage for professional artists who work with Jewish topics. They accept proposals for group shows based on a common overall theme. The upcoming biennale theme is Watershed: A defining moment. It will take place during October 2017.   Homelands is a proposal in formation that […]

The Jewish Art Salon presents JOMIX- Jews, the Comics & Art; Past & Present, an artists panel, on Long Island, NY.  Sunday September 25, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Sid Jacobson JCC in East Hills, New York 300 Forest Dr., Greenvale, NY 11548. (516) 484-1545 Map here.   This panel is in conjunction with the Jewish Art […]

Samantha Baskind, Professor of Art History, Cleveland State University, and Advisor to the Jewish Art Salon, curated three exhibitions on Jewish themes at the Galleries at CSU, Cleveland, Ohio, opening September 1st. The anchoring show will be the entirety of Archie Rand’s series Sixty Paintings from the Bible, not seen together since 1992, the year it […]

Opalka Gallery in Albany, NY exhibits the work of Siona Benjamin, internationally acclaimed Jewish-Indian artist. Siona Benjamin: Beyond Borders is on view August 23 – October 9, 2016. Opening Reception: Thursday, September 8, 6-8 pm. Artist Lecture, 5 pm. Curator’s tour: September 29, 5:30 pm Films: September 15 & 19, 6:30 pm Other events by Siona: Artist presentation at […]

Numbers are integral to Jewish rituals, belief, significant historical dates, and daily life. Numbers and numerology have been at the core of Biblical understanding since the Bible was codified and possibly before. Inescapable, numbers are the global language of humanity. More than fifty contemporary artists illuminate the meaning of numbers and their symbolism through a […]

As well as showing in the Jewish Art Salon’s “Dimensions of Spirituality”, Ruth Schreiber is participating in 2 other shows this Fall: 1.     “Letters from my Grandparents”, Ruth’s Holocaust Remembrance Project, has been extended and now is being moved to an additional location: the Small Fortress at Terezin, Czech Republic, September 8- 30, 2016 .   […]

On view from September 18, 2016 until January 5, 2017, the exhibition consists of an installation of five mixed media assemblages inspired by the books of the Hebrew Bible. The opening reception and artist’s talk takes place on Sunday, September 18, from 1:30-3 p.m. in the Derfner Judaica Museum located in the Jacob Reingold Pavilion […]

Adele Shtern is participating in Art Cart: Saving the Legacy, a jury-selected program that matches 10 artists in NYC and 10 in Washington DC who have devoted their lives to art with advanced students in the arts, health care and aging to aid, organize, and document their work. Images of their art are in the process of being […]

The Jewish Art Salon & the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center present: JOMIX – Jewish Comics; Art and Derivation  Curated by Joel Silverstein, Richard McBee & Aimee Rubensteen. Conceived by the Jewish Art Salon. September 25 12:00-3:00 PM  Opening                                    […]

Hadassah Magazine’s August 2016 issue features an excellent article about contemporary art in Jerusalem by Renee Ghert-Zand, a renaissance that The Jerusalem Biennale הביאנלה של ירושלים is proud to be part of. Jewish Art Salon members Andi LaVine Arnovitz, Yehudis Barmats, and Sarah Zell Young are featured in the article. The Jewish Art Salon is mentioned as well. Read […]

Jewish Communal Fund and Ernest Rubenstein Galleries, Manny Cantor Center 197 East Broadway | New York, NY 10002 August 30 – November 1, 2016 RECEPTION: September 12, 6:30-8PM GALLERY HOURS: Monday – Saturday 10AM – 8PM. Closed Sunday. Contact artist for a private tour at This program is supported, in part, by public funds from the […]

Through an evening dedicated to collaborative effort, aesthetic passion and inspiration to give, Friends of Tsedek invites you to take a journey through time. In partnership with Bnai Zion Foundation, Friends of Tsedek invites the public to its First Annual Art Auction & Cocktail Party, PAST X FUTURE, on September 7th, 2016 at the Metropolitan […]

A much respected American Jewish magazine is looking for art for its November issue, which focuses on “Rebuke” – tochecha”. The image will be credited with your name, title of work and a link to your website. All images will be forwarded to the editor, but preference will be given to current Jewish Art Salon members. […]

Performance and Open Studio by Doni Silver Simons August 21, 4-6 pm, Santa Monica, CA Each visitor  is invited  to mark the wall of the artist’s studio. Silver Simons will remove the marks to the best of her ability, leaving only “afterimages” behind. For over a decade, Silver Simons’ interactive and durational performances have been shown throughout […]

Jan Lauren Greenfield is included in an upcoming group exhibit “INT-O Yellow” at the Con Artist Collective and Gallery 119 Ludlow, NYC  opening August 17th from 7-11pm and on view until August 27th. All work has been made using a unique PANTONE yellow paint that Con Artist member Uncle Riley has developed  to benefit Artist Suicide Prevention, called […]

The Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston (JCC) seeks experiential educators for The Discovery Club, a new program starting in January 2017.  The Discovery Club connects children ages 5-8 to Jewish life and culture through a variety of fun, skill-building classes and activities.  By exploring topics like cooking, music, and nature, children can learn about […]

Deadline September 1 A zine about the Jewish High Holidays, published this fall by Tamar Nachmany, writer and artist, is looking for submissions. For more info click here: Submit drawings, paintings, photos, poetry, fiction, essays, propaganda, cartoons, beautiful Jewish texts, messed up Jewish texts, challenging Jewish texts with scribbles in the margins, or anything else to […]

Jewish Art Salon members Gabriella Boros, Ellen Holtzblatt and Judith Joseph  will exhibit work in Voices of Wisdom, the inaugural exhibition of the Spertus Institute’s new Ground Level Arts Lab.   This exhibit will feature new works from twelve distinguished local Jewish artists, including Melanie Dankowicz, Susan Dickman, Berit Engen, Jonathan Franklin, Stephen Levin, Carol Neiger, Dimitri Pavlotsky and Amy […]

September 9 – October 7, 2016 Opening Reception:  Friday, September 9th | 6:30-8:30 pm   The Crossing represents art at the crossroads of cultures, spiritual revelation, life, and death.  Two contemporary urban artists seeking nature; idiosyncratic yet aspiring to transcendence; speaking American with echoes of ancient languages.  This exhibit contains the work of Judith Joseph […]

The 3rd Jerusalem Biennale will take place October-November 2017 in various locations around the city center of Jerusalem. The Jerusalem Biennale is dedicated to exploring the spaces in which contemporary art and the Jewish world of content intersect. It is a platform for present-day professional artists and curators to exhibit works and present exhibitions that […]

“B”, the Brooklyn College Magazine, has published an article featuring Rand’s book, “The 613”. Rand began transforming each and every one of the 613 mitzvahs, or commandments, into its own painting, a series that took five years to complete. The book, which  is selling very well and continues to generate the attention of the media. See the article […]

The Jewish Art Salon partners with the Jewish Artists Initiative to present two High Holiday-themed exhibitions. ON VIEW | August 15 – December 19, 2016, Monday – Friday: 9  – 5  RECEPTION | September 21: 7 – 9 PM Acclaimed Israeli artist and Chair of the Art Department at University of Haifa, Sharon Poliakine, will provide commentary on the […]

“A Kaddish for Dąbrowa Białostocka” opens September 18th at 3 pm at the Museum at Eldridge Street, 12 Eldridge Street, New York, NY  This exhibition features a series of archival pigment prints of 18 new works by Mark Podwal in acrylic and colored pencil. The works were inspired by his recent visit to the shtetl in Poland […]

Iona College Council on the Arts presents psalmsIMAGEand…a unique interactive exhibition  A visual conversation between the art of Judaica artist Fred Spinowitz and six photo artists: David Brown, Bart Gorin, Liv Jordan, Sagit Shans, Ahron Weiner and Scott Wright. Br. Kenneth Chapman Gallery: Iona College Arts Center August 29 – September 29, 2016      Opening Reception, Thursday, September 1, 6 – 8 […]

Dorit Jordan Dotan will show in an Art Event on August 5th, from 7pm-10pm. The Catalyst Ranch is a premier event space located in Chicago’s West Loop at 656 W. Randolph Street. The art show will draw upon 125 guests coming straight from work, living in downtown Chicago, and the NorthShore. Link to Impression of […]

FIRST MAJOR SPECIAL EXHIBITION TO OPEN AT 9/11 MEMORIAL MUSEUM  The National September 11 Memorial & Museum announced the September opening of its first major special exhibition titled “Rendering the Unthinkable: Artists Respond to 9/11.” Ranging in media from paintings and sculpture to works on paper and video, the exhibition examines 13 artists’ reactions to the terror […]

Linda Stein’s exhibit at the Flomenhaft Gallery in New York was written up by Anisah Abdullah. “Linda Stein, an artist-activist from East Hampton, is currently showcasing her traveling exhibition “Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females—Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein,” to celebrate gender equality at the Flomenhaft Gallery in Manhattan. As part of the arts organization Have Art: Will […]

Beth Heit’s installation, what we hold close / what we let go is being exhibited at  the Catskill Art Society  until August 28th. This solo show features her still life mixed media assemblages.  Ms. Heit’s assemblages consist of her clay sculptures combined with items curated from her collections of found objects, collage and personal images. CAS is […]

Only In New York: Stories of Jewish Identity, Creativity and Community, from the Upper West Side to the South Bronx featuring MARIKA HUGHES and JULIAN VOLOJ. MARIKA HUGHES, a composer, lyricist, singer and cellist who fronts a band, has performed around the world, and, most recently, at Joe’s Pub. Her latest CD is “New York Nostalgia.” The granddaughter […]

Artist Tracy Ellyn was juried into Manhattan Arts International’s “The Healing Power of Art,” and is a recipient of the Award of Excellence. The exhibition, curated by Renee Phillips from entries from around the world, features Tracy’s piece, “Evening MiSheberach” from her Refuah series. The 5 feet long mixed media piece with pen & ink […]

A much respected American Jewish magazine is looking for art for its October issue, which focuses on “Al tifrosh min haTzibur.” The editor is looking to publish an image that is evocative of community, the public, connections, civics, unity, togetherness, and/or collective strength. The image will be credited with your name, title of work and a […]

Ori Z. Soltes’ new book was recently published and is available here on Amazon. This magnum opus of 630 pages is currently available as a black & white edition. The two-volume full-color edition will be available in a few months. Not only are many Jewish Art Salon artists represented in this book, it ends with our […]

Manhattan’s Artists’ Beit Midrash program, facilitated by Tobi Kahn and Rabbi Diane Cohler-Esses, will be having their 15th Annual Exhibition, opening on Thursday, June 23rd from 6-8 pm. The Herbert and Eileen Bernard Museum of Judaica, One East 65th Street, New York, NY . With Jewish Art Salon members Larry Frankel, Barbara Freedman, Sandra Indig, Rachel […]

Aimee Rubensteen, who has co-curated several exhibits for the Jewish Art Salon, is the Curatorial Project Manager/ Administrator for Sotheby’s Ancient Marbles: Classical Sculpture & Works of Art collaboration with contemporary artist Francesco Vezzoli exhibition on view June 10-13. Here is her blog post about it. She also wrote a review of Footsteps annual art exhibition titled “Inside/Outside”, […]

This art exhibition is juried by Sheryl Intrator and sponsored by Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and its “sister city” in Nahariya, Israel. This exhibition is one aspect of the Partnership2gether professional exchange that was established by UJA Federation to strengthen ties between the United States and Israel and promote Jewish unity and identity. All […]

On June 1st at the Van Leer Institute in Jerusalem David Sperber participated in a Scholarship Ceremony. Sperber won Israel’s prestigious Rotenstreich Fellowship for Outstanding Doctoral Students in the Humanities.       He spoke about the art of  Helene Aylon, and the importance of art. View short video here. In 2015 Sperber, along with Dvora Liss, curated […]

Curated by Aimee Rubensteen this exhibition is on view from 30 June – August 14, 2016. Opening June 30, 2016, 7 -9 pm Repair The World, 808 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11216. Tuesday–Friday 12–6 PM and by appointment Brooklyn: Juxtaposition is a group show featuring Brooklyn-based artists challenging the concept of juxtaposition. Hosted by Repair […]

Blue Like Me – The Art of Siona Benjamin is featured in the St Louis Jewish Film Festival (June 8-11 2016).   In conjunction Benjamin will have an art event on June 9th at the Central Reform Congregation, also in St Louis.     In May her film was shown at the Toronto Jewish Film Festival. […]

FLOMENHAFT GALLERY  547 West 27th Street, Chelsea, NY  April 28-July 14, 2016 Tues-Sat: 10:30am-5:00pm Interview & 7-minute Film: Tuesday, June 7, 6-8pm with Dr. Gail Levin interviewing the artist     Old City Publishing has just published Holocaust Heroes: Fierce Females, Tapestries and Sculpture by Linda Stein, a full-color, 84-page book, with a foreword by Gloria Steinem, and essays by […]

Archie Rand has a solo exhibition currently at SRO Gallery and am in a group exhibition at Trestle Gallery, both in Brooklyn, NY.. He spoke to a sell-out crowd at Trestle Gallery May 26th about the arc of his development that led to the creation of “The 613”. SRO Gallery, 1144 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY 11216 HOURS: Saturday […]

On the occasion of the 100th Anniversary of DADA, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art presents a unique exhibition of works by artists influenced by the pan-European DADA movement in the early 20th century alongside manuscripts and contemporary sound performances associated with the medieval mystic Abraham Abulafia (1240- c.1291), who developed a “Kabbalah of Names.” […]

Cynthia Beth Rubin and Yona Verwer are exhibiting their collaborative interactive artworks in the exhibition Meditations on Place at the Koslowe Gallery in Mamaroneck, NY.  The show is curated by Amy Levine-Kennedy.  In addition, each artist has solo works on view as well. Opening reception Thursday June 2 at 7:45 pm Koslowe Gallery at the Westchester Jewish Center 175 […]

Impossible Casting in NYC is looking to interview real people that have stories tell about how religion and faith has effected there life for a permanent museum installation. If you are an artist, civil service worker, a politician, a doctor, a chef, an entrepreneur, or any other occupation, please submit a small paragraph about the […]

“Return/Powrót”, a series of 12 drawings by Arie Galles will be on display at the Kosciuszko Foundation, 15 East 65th Street, New York, NY 10065. The series is inspired by his return, after a 58 year absence, to Poland, the country of his early childhood. Opening Reception Monday, June 13, 2016, 6-9 PM.   Gilles will be giving […]

Ruth Schreiber’s work “Childhood Remembered” has been chosen as one of 100 works in Ben Uri Centenary Exhibition in London. 100 for 100 – Ben Uri Past, Present & Future Celebrating 100 Years in London and welcoming home a great masterpiece by Alfred Wolmark Exhibition on view 21 May – 9 June 2016   Open daily; Free entry […]

Miriam Stern and Billha Zussman have several art works in this show curated by Naomi Fishman. J. Scheidegger Center for the Arts, Lindenwold University, 2300 West Clay St., Saint Charles, MO. May 22 – June 17, 2016, Sunday to Wednesday by appointment, Thursday and Friday from 12 to 7 p.m., and Saturday from 10 a.m. to […]

Corridors, an exhibition curated by renowned artist Tobi Kahn, features artwork by members of The Jewish Theological Seminary’s Artist-In-Residence Program. The exhibit is on view until November 1, 2016 The Jewish Theological Seminary 3080 Broadway (at 122nd Street) New York City The Billie Rosenthal Rubinoff Center for Student Life, Second Floor, Unterberg   Chancellor Arnold M. […]

The Jewish Art Salon is collaborating with the Jewish Artists Initiative of Southern California in an exchange exhibit. Title of the exhibition: Dimensions of Spirituality – Rosh HaShanah, Yom Kippur and Sukkot. The J.A.S. will exhibit in Los Angeles Fall 2016. The J.A.I. will exhibit in Manhattan in 2017. Curators for the J.A.S. exhibit: Richard […]

Michal is exhibiting in 4 venues: UJA-Federation Gallery, 130 E 59 Street, New York, NY “Beyond the Balcony…” March 21-June 29, 2016, 9-5 Mo-Thurs by appointment: email Exhibit tour / artist talk Sunday May 22, 10:30-12 $15 in advance; $20 at the door, space permitting. Register at   “Journeys and Longings” exhibit BJ Community Rooms, […]

“Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women” opens at its ninth venue, The Negev Museum of Art, Israel on 23rd May 2016 The exhibition is accompanied by a one day symposium “Drawing The Line: Looking at Women’s Comics”. Sarah Lightman, curator of the exhibit, will present “The Graphic Details of The Star Sapphire: An Exploration of the Themes […]

Each month, Sh’ma Now curates a distilled “conversation” in print and online, bringing to­gether several voices around a single theme. These voices cross the spectrum of Judaism — secular and religious, communal and non-partisan, engaged and striving. Sh’ma Now is published in partnership with the Forward. April’s issue (Lech Lecha | לֶךְ לְךָ) featured works by Jewish Art Salon members […]

JAS member Judith Joseph will be live-painting with two other artists, Ethan McGinnis and Sara Jones at The Transcendence of Loss, a benefit recital and silent auction featuring mezzo-soprano Chelsea Betz with an ensemble conducted by Tyrone Clinton on  June 4, 8 pm, at Alice Millar Chapel, Northwestern U., 1870 Sheridan Rd., Evanston. Art will be auctioned […]

Yehudis Barmatz conceived of the groundbreaking “Ima Iyla’a; The Art of Motherhood”, an exhibition that was part of the 2015 Jerusalem Biennale for Contemporary Jewish Art.  The sequel exhibition of “Ima Iyla’a” is shown at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Yehudis writes about how this exhibit came to life, and its importance. Exhibition will be on view until June 20th, 2016. Curated by […]

Dorit Jordan Dotan will show at the “Evanston Made” – A month-long celebration of the arts in Evanston IL. June 3-30. June 3 – Exhibit Opening Reception 5-8 p.m. Evanston Art Center, 1717 Central St. Evanston, IL. Evanston Made is a month-long celebration of the arts in Evanston with art studios, galleries, museums and businesses throughout […]

The Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art celebrates 40 years with 40 Works from its Permanent Collection. Jewish Art Salon members exhibiting: Siona Benjamin, Tobi Kahn, and Ahron D. Weiner. Artists’ Reception Thursday, June 9, 2016    6-8 pm  Free and open to the public   M – F: 10 – 4 pm (and by appointment)  Hours subject to change. Please […]

“Divided Waters”, an exhibition of contemporary art, commemorates the 500th anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto in Venice, May 26 – September 29, 2016, at the Palazzo Fontana, Venice, Italy. Opening Reception: Thursday, May 26, 2016, 10am-12pm Inspired by the 500th Anniversary of the Jewish Ghetto’s creation in Venice, the exhibition presents the work of Ghiora Aharoni, […]

Manifest your soul print. Sunday May 22, 2016 features an art event to bring artists together in this Shnat Hakhel – year of unity, to offer and draw inspiration from each other. Its goal is to offer Jewish artists a fresh dose of inspiration as to the “why” (purpose), “how” (process) and “what” (product) of the art […]

To:  PHOTO ARTISTS Re: PSALMS Exhibit At: IONA Art Gallery, New Rochelle, NY, September 2016 Deadline: May 26, 2016 PROSPECTUS: Psalms+Paintings+Photos+People=Poetry The images of Psalms will be the subject of the interaction between artist Fred Spinowitz and 5 photographers. Four photographers have been selected so far. Each Photo Artist will have 3 framed 11”x14” pictures […]

Ruth Schreiber is participating in a group show called “Camouflage”, opening on Saturday evening, May 14th, and running until June 11th. Agripas 12 Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel. Gallery hours: Monday-Thursday 4:30-7:30-pm,  Friday and Saturday 11-2pm.   Ruth has 2 works in the show, both including porcelain elements, “No More” and “Go on, Spoil Yourself”.

This NYC exhibition features art by Angélica Muñoz Castaño, Jason Covert, Lori Field, Kristian Glynn, Dennis Kardon, Boy Kong, Erik Olson, Graham Preston, Archie Rand, Team Macho, and Tom Sanford. Gitler &_____ 3629 Broadway, (b/w 149th and 150th), NYC 10031 April 12, 2016 – May 13, 2016 Opening reception: Tuesday, April 12, 6-9 PM Hours: Saturday 1pm – […]

Midrash as the Stage for the Drama of Life Growing up Jewish in India, surrounded by Hindu and Muslim culture, attending a Zoroastrian school – it’s easy to feel like an “other.” Artist Siona Benjamin found her home in midrash (and you can, too). ELI talks are highly produced, 12-minute presentations on “inspired Jewish ideas.” […]

On Sunday April 10th, 2016 the gallery at CKI will re-open for the evening at 7 with cocktails/spirits and refreshments. At 8 pm there will be a discussion with 10 of the the artists of the current exhibit Passover and the Consequences of Freedom. This show is curated by Richard McBee, and a collaboration with […]

DONI SILVER SIMONS and DONNA STERNBERG & DANCERS present 49 Days: Women Who Count. This work incorporates 42 female performers, a 49-channel soundscape, a visual installation documenting the creation of the work, and a post-performance discussion by the collaborators. The performance explores time, memory, and counting embodied within the roles of ritual and cultural identity. […]

The new mikvah at Congregation Beth Tefillah in Atlanta will receive a mural painted by Andi Arnovitz. Currently living in Israel, Arnovitz is a former Atlantan. The mural will incorporate drawings women made during a design and launch event for the facility in January. Arnovitz talked to the AJT about her art and how she […]

Apply now and join LABA: A Laboratory for Jewish Culture for a year exploring OTHER.   LABA is a non-religious, Jewish house of study and culture laboratory at New York’s 14th Street Y. Every year LABA selects a group of ten fellows to join for a yearlong study of classical Jewish texts centered around a theme. […]

Art exhibition by Robin Atlas and Nancy Current Opening Reception April 7, 2016, 7-9 pm Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery 950 West 41st Avenue, Vancouver, Canada   Artists Statement: The ten plagues are generally understood to be God’s wrath visited on Egypt through progressively more horrific calamities, ultimately causing Pharaoh to release the Jewish people […]

The solo-exhibition ABRAHAMIC/ABRAHAMITISCH opens April 3 in the Folkingestraat Synagogue in Groningen, The Netherlands. Opening reception with The Spirit of Gambo (5 viols / viola da gamba’s and 3 vocal soloists) performing Membra Jesu Nostri (by Buxtehude), and talks by Marcel Poorthuis & Aaron Rosen, PhD. See short video of the opening here. Two interviews with the artist in Dutch:Dutch radio starts at 38 minutes […]

Sunday, March 27th, 2016 featured an art symposium at The Jewish Museum, New York. Organized by the Harry Friedman Society, the Alfred & Jean Moldovan Memorial Symposium involved three Jewish Art Salon members. Ori Z. Soltes, Goldman Professorial Lecturer in Theology & Fine Art, Georgetown University, who is also an Advisor to the Jewish Art Salon, presented Defining Jewish […]

An international group show relating to the theme of language as a barrier to communication will take place at Schema Projects in Brooklyn. The exhibition will travel to Tel Aviv, Israel, and Perugia, Italy. Co-curated by Mary Judge, Doron Polok, Tel Aviv; and Trebisonda Spazio per l’arte contemporanea, Perugia Italy. April 14 – May 15, […]

Ruth Schreiber has a solo exhibition “Letters from my Grandparents”, opening on the 16th of March and continuing until May 31st. The Ghetto Museum at the Terezin Memorial near Prague in the Czech Republic features this work which is part of her “Letters from my Grandparents” Holocaust Memorial Project. Currently another section of that series is on view […]

The exhibition, comprising two of McBee’s narrative painting series, Sotah Series, 2009, and The Story of Asenath, 2014, will be on view from April 10–August 14, 2016.  Opening Reception & Artist’s Talk: Sunday, April 10, 1:30-3:00 p.m. Derfner Judaica Museum 5901 Palisade Avenue Riverdale, NY 10471 R.S.V.P. 718.581.1596 or Richard McBee draws equally from what is read and […]

An article by author and academic ( and Jewish Art Salon Advisor) Aaron Rosen appeared in the Observer and the Guardian on the 10 best places for reflection during Lent. SHALEV in New Harmony, IN, a work by Tobi Kahn, is listed alongside the Rothko Room at the Tate Modern, the Church of the Holy […]

ACA Galleries’ current show Paper Through the Ages exhibits the work of Jewish Art Salon’s Founding Member Siona Benjamin, as well as works by Frank Stella, Jasper Johns, John Singer Sargent and others. February 27- April 2, 2016 Works on paper demand a high level of skill. The very fragility of paper requires a deftness of hand […]

The UJA-NY Federation Gallery features an exhibit by Michal Nachman, opening April 5. The image of Theodor Herzl standing on his hotel balcony in Basel, Switzerland as he contemplates the future state of the Jewish people is familiar to almost every Jew and Israeli. The image reminds us of a time when such a modern state was […]

“Ima Iyla’a; The Art of Motherhood” exhibition was part of the 2nd Biennale of Contemporary Jewish Art in Jerusalem in 2015. The sequel exhibition is shown at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem. Exhibition will be on view from 24 February – 20 June 2016. Curated by Nurit Sirkis Bank and Noa Lea Cohen. Participating Jewish Art Salon artists: Dorit […]

A solo exhibition of new work by Susan Schwalb, pioneering American artist of contemporary metal point drawing features abstract, linear compositions of mixed metalpoint on colored surfaces, many of which introduce the artist’s new investigation of absence or the void as a constructive element. The Opening Reception will take place on Thursday, April 28, 6-8pm. […]

Sheryl Intrator Urman, a past winner and curator of this year’s Partnership2gether Art Show, said technology is playing a growing part in enabling American and Israeli artists to share their work. “Technology is giving our show the capability to travel internationally and expand venues for the show in New Jersey.” This year artwork from 27 […]

Jewish Art Salon Advisor Aaron Rosen is featured in a Q & A with David Van Biema. It is not easy to be a respected member of the art-world intelligentsia and take religion seriously. “Religion and modern art continue to be typecast as mortal enemies,” writes Aaron Rosen. But the very context in which he […]

Los Angeles based artist Doni Silver Simons is featured in 49 Days: Women Who Count at the Arena I Gallery in Santa Monica. Saturday April 2 at 8:30 pm;  Sunday April 3 at 6 pm. Laurel and Wolf published an article about her “At Home in the Artist’s Studio” here. Simons’ work is part of […]

  Two Jewish Art Salon advisors are in the news. Ori Z. Soltes reviewed the latest publication by Matthew Baigell.  The book is available on Amazon here “When I open a book written by Matthew Baigell I typically have two expectations. I count on something very well researched, with a careful and judicious handling of diverse […]

Art exhibit presented by Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery and the Jewish Art Salon. Curated by Richard McBee, Jewish Art Salon. Opening reception Saturday, March 12, 2016, 8:00 – 11:00 pm. March 12 – June 25, 2016, on view Sundays 11-2. About the exhibit: This year Passover will be really special in Brooklyn as the Congregation Kol […]

Art Kibbutz is returning to Governors Island, a public island in the waterways of New York City, for the 3rd summer in a row. As many of you know, in summer, this land trust buzzes with multiple artist residencies and arts events, set among picturesque landscapes, waterfront views, and in unique historic architecture. With studios for […]

Social change has often been brought about by artists who dare to say what few want to hear.  As in many mediums, perspective derives from distance; being far away allows us to look closer, to see.  Local artists living within the struggle between Israel and Palestine are often challenged and silenced by one or the […]

The Jewish Art Salon partnered with the Anne Frank Center to present the art exhibit Letters From My Grandparents – The Art of Ruth Schreiber. Sandee Brawarsky, Culture editor of The NY Jewish Week, reviewed the exhibit: Letters As A Lifeline  A book and an exhibit tell stories of family and identity, all in longhand. […]

Podwal’s prints based on All this has come upon us… are coming to Queens College, NY. “Terezin Portfolio,” Limited Edition Suite of Prints Donated to Godwin-Ternbach Museum by Artist, Author and Alumnus Mark Podwal, on View April 4 – June 4, 2016 Opening Reception/Conversation with the Artist: Thursday, April 7, 6-8 pm In its first New […]

Sculptor and 3D pioneer Alvin Sher participated in a 3D Austin Texas Conference and Exhibition. 3D printing evolved in the seventies; Sher was invited to meet annually with an informal group of sculptors experimenting with this new medium. Each sculptor had their own direction and curiosity – for Sher, his models allowed him to create a detailed three […]

The Edmond de Rothschild Foundations (EDRF) promote a philanthropy that engages actively with their partners in driving social innovation. EDRF focus on sustainable programs in education, arts and culture, social entrepreneurship, intercultural dialogue and health research. Its Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship is about harnessing the entrepreneurial drive of mainly Jewish and Muslim social entrepreneurs to build sustainable impact […]

  March 9th, 2016 David Sperber and his Supervisor Professor Ruth Iskin (Department of the Arts, Ben-Gurion University) will discuss Sperber’s Phd. dissertation titled “Contemporary Jewish Feminist Art in the US and Israel, 1990-2015”. Sperber will present the chapter about Helene Aylon’s’ “LIBERATION OF G-D”. He has studied in the Department of Gender Studies at Bar Ilan university.  Sperber’s articles have […]

Holtzblatt’s art is featured in two exhibits: Under the Sun: Landscape As Allegory Harold Washington Library Center 400 S. State Street, Chicago 60605, 8th Floor exhibit cases February 1 to April 15, 2016 Monday – Thursday, 9 – 9, Friday and Saturday, 9 – 5, Sunday,1 – 5 Ellen Holtzblatt’s paintings explore the connection between the physical and the spiritual, in which land, sky and sea […]

Reconstructionist Congregation Beth Emeth in Rockville Centre, Long Island, is holding its 3rd annual art presentation. Their Beit Cafe will feature a presentation at 8 PM, following their Shabbat service on Friday March 25, 2016 Previous presenters were Naomi Grossman, and Siona Benjamin.  If you are an artist and are interested in showing slides/powerpoint and speak about […]

A US-Israel Fulbright Fellowship for 2016-17 has been awarded to artist Siona Benjamin. She will be affiliated by Bezalel Art school in Jerusalem and will be researching her proposed project: “From Motherland to Fatherland: Transcultural Indian Jews in Israel”.  This is a continuation of her 2013 Fulbright research “Faces: Weaving Indian Jewish Narratives”. About her previous Fulbright project: […]

Friday March 4, 2016 at 9 p.m. the exhibit EGODOCUMENTEN will be opened by Jan Swinkels at the LJGalerie in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Participating artists: Yaïr Aa, Jet Naftaniel-Joëls, Maartje Pinkus, Tilleke Schwarz, Sira Soetendorp – van IJssel, Maarten van der Heijden. Van der Heijden will exhibit photo collages “100 Boxes”. LJGalerie Zuidelijke Wandelweg 41, Amsterdam March 4 – June 4, 2016 Monday-Thursday […]

Unexpected: continuing narratives of identity and migration A new exhibition in collaboration with Counterpoints Arts, juxtaposing works from Ben Uri’s permanent collection by artists including Frank Auerbach and Eva Frankfurther with invited artists offers a contemporary response across a range of practices and media. Artists include Behjat Omer Abdulla, Güler Ates, James Russell Cant, Ana Cvorovic, Juan Delgado, Tam […]

THE NEW YORK COMICS & PICTURE-STORY SYMPOSIUM TUESDAY FEBRUARY 9th AT 7 PM The New School / Parsons 2 West 13 Street, New York, NY – In the Bark Room, off the lobby. Archie Rand, painter and graphic collaborator with contemporary poets, discusses his new book “The 613” in which each page features a painting […]

In celebration of the release of Ukeles’s first book, Seven Work Ballets,  the following events have been planned:       Reading and Signing with Mierle Laderman Ukeles Ronald Feldman Fine Arts 31 Mercer Street, New York, New York February 11, 2016, 6-8 PM For more information click here Reading and Disscussion with Mierle Laderman […]

The traveling exhibit entitled The Borscht Belt: Revisiting the Remains of America’s Jewish Vacationland opens on February 1, 2016 at the Madron Gallery in Chicago. The exhibition features 27 large-scale images complimented by a selection of original artifacts and ephemera from some of the Borscht Belt’s most beloved hotels and resorts.  The exhibit, which documents the dramatic decline […]

Archie Rand’s career as an artist spans five decades and myriad themes and genres. His oeuvre The 613 is surely one of his most ambitious feats yet. Without any idea where the work would be exhibited, Rand began transforming each and every one of the 613 mitzvahs, or commandments, into its own breathtaking painting, a series […]

The Mishkan Museum in Ein Harod, Israel, hosts a closing event on January 29th at the exhibit New York / New Work, which features works by Jewish Art Salon members. This symposium, in memory of Ahuva Ben Aharon, is done in conjunction with Midreshet Ein Hanatziv, Niggun Nashim and Oranim College.  The New York / New Work exhibition […]

On February 4th, 2016 the Women’s Caucus for Art will hold the award ceremony at its annual conference at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, in Washington, DC. 6pm Cocktail Reception (ticket required) 7:30pm Awards Ceremony (free and open to the public) 9-10pm Coffee & Dessert Reception National Museum of Women in the […]

The Jewish Art Salon partners with the Anne Frank Center USA in presenting an art exhibit and artist’s talk by Ruth Schreiber. Opening reception: Thursday February 4, 2016, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm The Anne Frank Center USA 44 Park Place, New York, NY, between Church St. and West Broadway. The exhibit is on view […]

Jewish Art Salon advisor Aaron Rosen, PhD, has a new book out, which is garnering lots of attention. Art & Religion in the 21st Century, published by Thames & Hudson, is available on Amazon here.     In an increasingly secular world what images and representations do contemporary artists draw upon when they create ‘religious’ works of […]