Let the Water FallDecember 27, 2016
IDF, Technology and EducationJanuary 4, 2017
Beautiful Art of Israel Israel has always been known for its plethora of artists and unique styles of artistry. It's not surprising that a country filled with so much history and beauty produces such exquisite craftsmanship. Following are just a few of the incredibly talented artists based in Israel.
Kalman Safrut First and foremost a Sofer, or scribe, Kalman creates beautiful designs out of Hebrew letters. The foundation of his art is traditional Jewish calligraphy, and from there he gets creative: shapes and colors prevail. Kalman's purpose is to show the world the power of the Alef Bet, the Hebrew letters.
Kalman absorbed in the Alef Bet
Keep up with Kalman's art and creative workshops on his Facebook page
Jekipp Jason Kipp recently finished his MA in design from Shenkar College of Engineering and Design in Tel Aviv. His line of 3D printed creations is called Blue Print Rings. The rings depict various city landscapes from around the world. A tribute to the different cultures and their architecture, Jason has so far produced tiny little versions of Istanbul, Berlin, Jerusalem, Tzfat, Chicago, Minneapolis, and New York.
CindyRQuilts Cindy Richard is an award winning fabric artist. She makes portraits out of fabric and thread, in an attempt to show Israel in a beautiful and positive light. Cindy designed and made a quilt for singer Neil Diamond and his wife as a commissioned wedding gift. In 2013 one of Cindy's quilts was chosen to be displayed in France's International Quilt Festival.
Cindy with her quilt entitled “Land Flowing with Milk”
Solomon Souza Kohn
Solomon is a freelance street artist who works primarily with spray paint. A video about his Shuk Project won second place in the Israel Video Network's contest
. His team aims to bring together the different aspects of Israeli culture to one place, Mahane Yehuda market. Solomon wishes to educate the public on the figures who rebuilt the land, and to inspire the continuation of the rebuilding of Jerusalem.
Sheva Chaya is a glass blower and painter based in the Kabbalistic city of Tzfat. Her mission is to awaken and delight people worldwide with art connected to spiritual teachings. She wishes to encourage Israel to stand proud and honest, and to awaken the world to the greatness of Israel through its art, people, and land.
See more of her amazing work here
A glass sculpture by Sheva Chaya, recently created and installed in the home of the mayor of Tzfat
Working alongside Sheva Chaya is Avigail Sapir, an ambitious young artist. Avigail's art includes Kabbalistic paintings, glass jewelry, and more. Check out her incredible stuff on her Facebook page
Kiddush cup by Avigail Sapir