Tag Archives: Comics

More than Superman: Jewish and Latinx Comics

New art show brings Jewish and Latinx comic creators together BY JULIAN VOLOJ | OCTOBER 9, 2018 As a Jewish-German-Colombian-New York artist, Julian Voloj is both one of a kind and very at home in the world of comic books. Through comics, he has explored identity and forged community in navigating the overlap between his […]

Convivio: Jews, Hispanics & the Comics

Art exhibition celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month & special Music Havdalah. Opening October 20, 2018, 6-9 pm at Repair The World, 808 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn. Closing party December 8, 7:30-10:30 pm with performance by Frank London and Deep Singh. October 20 – December 8, 2018. Tue-Fri. 9:00 AM to 5: 00 PM; Mon 1:00 to 5:00 PM. […]

Our exhibition POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence in the Press

Thursday’s opening reception of POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence, and its panel discussion, were covered in 3 publications this weekend. NY Jewish Week features Jewish Comic Con Comes To Brooklyn, a 13 minute video by Aaron Herman.  What happens when comics and the Synagogue collide? Jewish Comic Con has come to Brooklyn! The exhibition—which runs through […]

Panel Discussion: POW!!! The Confluence of Jewish Identity, Comics and Fine Art

The Jewish Art Salon and Jewish Comic Con present: Panel Discussion: POW!!! The Confluence of Jewish Identity, Comics and Fine Art. In conjunction with the art exhibit POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence. Thursday, April 26 7:45-8:45 PM. Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery 603 St. Johns Place, Brooklyn NY, 11238 Opening Reception Art Exhibit: Thursday, April […]

POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence

  In conjunction with Jewish Comic Con and Congregation Kol Israel, The Jewish Art Salon will host the exhibition POW!!! Jewish Comic Art and Influence. Curators: Joel Silverstein, Goldie Gross and Joshua Stulman. This exhibition of 32 international artists highlights the current explosion of comic books with Jewish themes and fine artists who use comics […]

SCI: The Jewish Comics Anthology Volume

From the multiple award-winning publisher Alternate History Comics Inc, comes Volume 2 of their groundbreaking Jewish Comics Anthology collection! Inside SCI: The Jewish Comics Anthology Volume 2, you will find 18 original comic book and graphic novel stories full of action, drama, humour, horror and romance. Each story is based on ages-old tales from Hebrew […]

“Wise Guy Artists” by Ben Schachter

Wonder Woman is having a very good year. Her blockbuster movie grossed over 400 million dollars (Gal Gadot must be very happy). Not only that, Wonder Woman made an appearance in this year’s Jerusalem Biennale in Joel Silverstein’s painting, Ten Commandments – A Question. Silverstein’s painting was part of “Jerusalem Between Heaven and Earth,” a […]

Faces of Transformation by Joel Silverstein & Tine Kindermann

Opening: Thursday, August 3, 2017 – 6:30 PM- 8:30 PM Abrazo Interno Gallery The Clemente Center, 107 Suffolk Street, NY, NY 10002 August 3 – August 30, 2017, Mon-Sun. 3:30 PM – 7:00 PM or by appointment. Top row: Tine Kindermann
, Amelia Lee 
Ruthenian Woman, (after a Lewis Wickes Hines photo) Thomas Nelson Baker Sr.
 All […]

JOMIX- Jews, the Comics & Art; Past & Present – Panel

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 […]

Julian Voloj in Jewish Week’s Literary Summer and Queens Book Festival

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 […]

Graphic Details at the Negev Museum

“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 […]

Archie Rand at the NY Comics Symposium

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 […]

JOMIX Catalog

We are proud to announce the catalog of our art exhibit JOMIX-Jewish Comics; Art & Derivation Expertly designed by Dorit Jordan Dotan, the print version will be ready late September. Online preview here. The exhibit, an expanded version of the previous JOMIX, is curated by Joel Silverstein, Aimee Rubensteen, and Richard McBee. Wendi Furman and Yona Verwer assisted […]

Graphic Details nominated for Eisner Award

Graphic Details: in Essays and Interviews, edited by Sarah Lightman, has been nominated for a Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards. The Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, commonly called the Eisners, are the “Oscars” of the Comics Industry and presented annually at the San Diego Comic-Con. Graphic Details: Jewish Women’s Confessional Comics in Essays and Interviews (McFarland […]

COMIC BOOKS AND THEIR CREATORS: lecture / workshop

YCROP and Jewish Art Salon invite you to: Illustrated lecture & workshop by Joel Silverstein Sunday May 18, 12-2 PM, 2014.  From the creation of Superman to Maus and The Rabbi’s Cat, Jews have played a fundamental role in the comics industry and Jewish themes have come up in the most unlikely of places. This […]

JO-EL / JORE-EL: Superheroes, Autobiography & Religion

The Hadas gallery and the Jewish Art Salon present: The Art of Joel Silverstein Opening Sunday March 23, 2014, 3:00-5:30 PM Artist Talk at 4:30 PM Hadas Gallery  Rohr Center at the Pratt Institute 541 Myrtle Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11205. Phone: 718 866 6815 Open by Appointment March 23 – May 16, 2014 This exhibition explores the […]