Meet the Artist: Beth Shapiro

Image: Courtesy of Beth Shapiro Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was born in New York and am currently living in Austin, Texas with my husband of 31 years. We have two children (three when you count our son-in-law!) and have had three beautiful collie dogs over the years. Judaism […]

Meet the Artist and Designer: Beka Wilk of Foreverie Paper

Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I’m a mom, designer, and former art teacher. Writing and designing ketubot perfectly fulfills my childhood dream of being an author and illustrator, but it’s not what I ever expected to be doing! For over a decade, I taught art in prisons, hospitals and museums, […]

Meet the Artist: Aminadav Coen of Secret Passengers

Photo: Courtesy of Secret Passengers Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. My name is Aminadav Coen, and I’m an Israeli designer and illustrator now living in California. After graduating from art school, a career opportunity sent me to the US, where I’ve lived for the past seven years. Yet, I am […]

Hello Again: Jennifer Kaplan of Jennifer Kaplan Designs

Photo: Courtesy of Jennifer Kaplan Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I have been creating art for as long as I can remember. I am inspired by Hebrew letter forms, sacred texts, women’s roles in Judaism and the concept of “Hiddur Mitzvah,” literally, beautification of the commandments. I strive to create […]

Meet the Artist: Rachel Ellison of Bat Sarah Press

Photo: Courtesy of Bat Sarah Press Photographer: Katalina Berbari Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.  I’m from the suburbs of Cincinnati, Ohio and grew up in a household with a strong Jewish identity. My Hebrew day school had a wonderful art teacher, Mrs. Woloshin, and she directed many different art projects, […]

Meet the Artist: Natalie Fine Shapiro

Photo: Courtesy of Natalie Fine Shapiro Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was born and raised in Minneapolis Mn, in the U.S. and I currently live there with my boyfriend, DJ and our dog, Squints. When I was a little girl, I was drawing a picture and someone asked me, […]

Meet the Artist: Andrea Strongwater

Photo: Courtesy of Andrea Strongwater Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. I was born in New York City – Manhattan – but we lived in New Rochelle, NY on Long Island Sound. You could see the marina from my bedroom window. The building was a lovely, charming 1930’s apartment building with […]

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