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WCA JWAN 2011 Exhibition 'Sanctuaries in Time'

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Uploaded on Jan 27, 2011

Sanctuaries in Time

The idea of creating personal sanctuaries in time is based on noted philosopher Abraham Joshua Heschel's concept that "Judaism is a religion of time" and that we must move "beyond the confines of measured time" to set aside time and space for creating and building a life of values and spirituality in our lives.
The challenge to the artist to consider the balance of the mystery and continuum of time and her place in the present brought over 100 artists with near 300 images for consideration. 40 artists and 54 works were selected for the exhibition.

Congratulations to the following artists who were juried into the exhibition: Cheselyn Amato, Marilyn Banner, Binnie Birstein, Andrea Borsuk, Barbara Melnick Carson, Vanessa Chappelear, Nancy Coleman, Emily Corbato, Sherri Cornett, Anne Doris-Eisner, Harriet Finck, Michele Gage, Nina Goebel, Fay Grajower, Caryl Herzfeld, Rachel Kanter, Rosa Katzenelson, Julie Klaper, Ronni Komarow, Elaine Langerman, Alice Engel Levinson, Judith Morton, Carol Philips, Roxanne Phillips, Laurel Robinson, Flora Rosefsky, Sherry Zvares Sanabria, Ruth Segaloff, Susan Shender, Debbie Schore, Marlene Siff, Barbara Simcoe, Simone Soltan, Iris Sonnenschein, Heather Stoltz, Tamara Wasserman, Jennifer Weigel, Lisa DeLoria Weinblatt, Corinne Whitaker and Laurie Wohl

The Jewish Women Artists' Network (JWAN) produced of a full color catalogue with essays to document the 2011 National Juried Exhibition.

The exhibit, Sanctuaries in Time, is on view at the Kraft Center for Jewish Life at Columbia/Barnard University in New York City, Jan. 18 - March 1. Reception with the Artists: Thursday, February 10, 5:30-7pm.

The Exhibition Juror, Dr. Maya B. Katz, assistant professor of Art History at Touro College is an author who has published numerous articles and a major book by Cambridge University Press. Her focus is the intersection of religion, activism and visual art. She wrote an essay for the catalogue as well. The JWAN exhibit is open to all WCA members.

A special thank you to Fay Grajower and Simone Soltan, JWAN exhibition co-chairs, for their work on this exhibition.
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