Born in 1959 in Kansas City, USA, Andi Arnovitz now lives and works in Jerusalem, Israel. A conceptual artist, she uses etching, digital information and various printmaking processes, as well as fabric and thread to create both print series, artist books and large-scale installations.
Andi has exhibited her work in England, China, The United States, Israel, Spain, Poland, Finland, France, Lithuania, Canada, Italy, Mallorca and Bulgaria. Her work is in many private collections in both the United States and in Europe, as well as major universities, museums and institutions, including the US Library of Congress, The Smithsonian, The Israel National Library, The Museum of Art in Ein Harod, The Islamic Museum and Yeshiva University Museum.
Lynne Avadenka is an American artist/printmaker creating multimedia work informed by the Jewish experience. She is the director of Signal-Return, a community print shop in Detroit, Michigan.
Awards include a Kresge Fellowship in 2009 and individual artist grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and The Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs. Avadenka’s work is in the permanent collections of The British Library, London; The Detroit Institute of Arts; The Israel Museum, Jerusalem; The New York Public Library; The Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.; The Meermano Museum, The Netherlands; and The Watson Library, The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Meydad Eliyahu (born in 1983) is an interdisciplinary artist who live and works in Jerusalem and is a member of HaMiffal Artists Collective.
He often creates works which deals with the different historic layers of a specific place. Among his exhibitions: Box of Documents -at the Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India (2017) ; Intricate Affinities- Petach Tikva museum of art ;(2016); Artifact, duo exhibition (with Jonathan Ofek) Art cube gallery, Jerusalem (2013).
The recipient of the Israeli ministry of culture young artist prize (2016), Jerusalem Print Workshop grant (2012), The Shoshana Ish Shalom Prize for a work of art (2011) and The Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation Grant, Canada (2009).
Eliyahu graduated the Jerusalem Studio school (2008), printmaking studies in the Jerusalem print workshop (2009-2010) and Japanese calligraphy and ink painting studies under Master Kazuo Ishii (2009-2011).
Leora Wise, who lives and works in Jerusalem, is a painter, printer and stage performer. Her work is figurative and narrative, its characters and content sourced in mythology, folktales and family history. Her images, at once innocent and enigmatic, are open to interpretation, psychological, evocative, personal and vulnerable.
Leora has performed and exhibited in Israel and around the world: The Israel Museum, Bible Lands Museum, David’s Tower Museum, the annual international puppet festival in Taiwan, and many fringe and, site specific events. She was given the 2001Jerusalem Artist of the Year award, and a National Lottery grant for her production of Alice in Wonderland.
Ken Goldman has been exploring religious sources and creating art with timeless universal themes for over two decades. Subjects of personal and public nature such as faith, gender, community, otherness and mortality are but some of the issues he has engaged in his art.
The pursuit of these subjects and the search for the best way to express them has inspired Goldman to experiment with a wide variety of 2d and 3d media and techniques.
Ken lives and works on Kibbutz Shluchot in the North of Israel where he has been a member for over thirty years.