Meet the Artist: Melanie Dankowicz

Photo: Courtesy of Melanie Dankowicz Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background. Growing up in Maryland, I admired the work of local Judaica artists at the annual Jewish folk arts festival; much later I became one of those artists! I recently made Maryland my home again, after many years in Stockholm, Sweden, […]

Meet the Artist: Micol Bayer of Micol Designs

Photo: Courtesy of Micol Design Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.  I am originally from Seattle, WA and still a Northwest girl at heart. I moved to Israel with my family in 2014, and am continually inspired by the beauty of the land.  I have always loved art but never thought […]

Meet the Artist: Avigail Horowitz of Frame Love Art

Photos: Courtesy for Frame Love Art Tell us a little bit about yourself and your background.  I grew up in Monsey, New York, and was inspired to make Aliyah after spending two tears in Israel post-high school. I love it here! I drafted to the IDF, and after I was released, I began to study […]

100 + Papercut Templates We Love This Month!

At Judaica in the Spotlight, we enjoy trying new things. Especially, when it comes to art. There is just so much to discover! The perfect example is papercutting. Did you know that papercut art has been around for thousands of years? There is something very meditative to it. Practicing it requires your full concentration, otherwise […]

Meet The Artist: Noa Attias

Photo: Courtesy of Noa Attias / Photographer: Efrat Cohen Art has been part of my Noa’s life since the day she was born and so it was only natural that she started making Paper cuts from her apartment in Jerusalem when she was still in her early twenties. She was a Graphic design artist then […]

Meet The Artist: Ann Koffsky

Ann D. Koffsky is a writer and artist. She has written or illustrator of more than thirty Jewish published books, including Creation Colors and Judah Maccabee Goes to the Doctor. She is also an editor and art director at Behrman House Publishers. Inviting and joyful, Ann’s works utilizes a unique combination of acrylic paint, collage […]

Meet The Artist: Alina Yoffe-Pikovsky

אני נולדתי בקייב – זאת עיר בירת אוקראינה.אני גדלתי במשפחה יהודית יצירתית. סבה שלי היה ממשפחה של קלייזמרים וניגן בכינור, אמא שלי מציירת, מנגנת בפסנתר וכותבת שירים. תמיד הייתי מוקפת במוסיקה וביצירתיות. מאז ילדותי, לימדו אותי לצייר ולנגן בפסנתר. כנראה שלא במקרה, בעבודות שלי הקצב והמוסיקה תמיד חשובים לי.למדתי טכניקות אמנות שונות וכבר בישראל – […]

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