Artists Efrat Baler-Moses, Gabriella Boros and Sandra Indig explore the process of re-creation: the deposits and richness of creativity that emerge from desolation and despair.
Curated by Dorit Jordan Dotan and Judith Joseph. In addition to the curators, this program is produced with the support of Jewish Art Salon’s Program Advisor Yona Verwer and team members Cheselyn Amato and Chana Wiesenthal-Elias.
This recording dates from September 19, 2021.
About the Artists
Efrat Baler-Moses is an Israeli born, NY based cross-disciplinary artist. She has a BFA in Painting and Sculpture from Bezalel and is a grant recipient of the Israeli Culture Foundation. She was chosen as one of the ten most promising Bezalel Artists of the 80s, at the inauguration of the new Bezalel campus on Mount Scopus. Efrat exhibited in over 30 group shows and 5 solo exhibitions in the US, Israel, and Germany. http://www.efrat-art.com
Gabriella Boros was born in Israel and immigrated to the US as a child. Her work is shown nationally and internationally, including the International Printmaking Biennial, Douro, Portugal. Currently focusing on woodblock prints, Gabriella also paints and draws. Solo exhibitions include Northwestern University’s Dittmar Gallery and Galleri Allergi in Stockholm. She has had several artist residencies and received an Illinois Arts Council Grant. http://www.gabriellaboros.com
Sandra Indig, a native New Yorker, practices as an artist and psychoanalyst. She cross-pollinates mentalization processes in visual and oral form. She is a contributing author in the book, Art, Creativity and Psychoanalysis: Perspectives from Analyst-Artists (Routledge). Publications include a book of her poems and paintings, Talking Colors: Seeing Words/ Hearing Images (MindMend Press.) Sandra exhibits in the U.S. and Europe, and has curated many exhibits. She is in private practice in New York City. http://www.sindig.com
About the Series
In the early spring of 2020, as the impact of the COVID19 pandemic began to be recognized, the Jewish Art Salon was uniquely positioned as the world’s largest Jewish visual arts organization, with a global network of contemporary artists, curators, art historians and art writers, to pivot its programming to premiere live-streamed, online Studio Salon Sessions. Now into it’s second year, OPEN STUDIOS continues to present artists from the United States, Israel and Europe in real time, showing and discussing their work.
The Jewish Art Salon (JAS) is a 501.c.3 non-profit organization. It is a global network of contemporary visual artists and art professionals. Established in 2008 and based in New York City, JAS has over 400 members and over 2,000 participants. Through its 60+ shows, events and collaborations in the US, Europe and Israel, JAS has reached approximately 30,000 individuals since its inception. JAS provides important programs and resources, and develops lasting partnerships with the international art community and the general public.