Yona Verwer is a Dutch-born artist living in New York. She creates works that explore identity, history, tikkun olam, and kabbalah. Verwer holds a Master’s Degree in Fine Art from the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, and has shown and curated in galleries and museums nationally and internationally. Exhibit venues (in part): Yeshiva University Museum, Andy Warhol Factory, the Bronx Museum, Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, Center for Jewish History, Mizel Museum, Reginald Lewis Museum of African-American Art, Stanback Museum, Canton Museum of Art, and the Holocaust Memorial Center. She has been featured in the New York Times, the New Yorker, Huffington Post, the NY Daily News, Ars Judaica, the Forward, the Jewish Week, Sh’ma Journal, and others. She is the co-founder/director of the Jewish Art Salon in NYC.
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