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Seeing Impossible Color – A Solo Show from Hilary White

Opening Friday September 28th, a solo exhibition of Hilary White's artwork will be shown at Paradigm Gallery + Studio in Philadelphia.  The artist’s exploration of the Biblical imagination, wonder and discovery continues with Seeing Impossible Color.  White, a Gainesville, Florida resident, teaches art classes to underprivileged youth in her community.  Her foundation, Made New Arts, began

Kay Chernush

Kay Chernush uses fine art photography to bring awareness to human trafficking.  She is among the artists being presented at Luz Art. Our next exhibition, Protecting the Innocent, is comprised of works that bring attention to the reality of human trafficking.  As the founder of the organization ArtWorks for Freedom, Chernush seeks to inspire action through

MNA Receives Diversity and Inclusion Award

Made New Arts received the 2018 “Diversity and Inclusion Award.” The award, given by the Florida Division of Cultural Affairs, has afforded the program the opportunity to purchase new art supplies for children in the foster community.  Made New Arts, created and run by fine artist and IFAF board member Hilary White, provides art classes to

Jerusalem Biennale Interview: Matan Ben-Tolila

https://youtu.be/N2oei30Bkew We met with Matan Ben-Tolila in his studio inside of Jerusalem's The New Gallery.  There, he finds an escape within his paintings.  The images are vivid with powerful colors and high contrasts of dark and light tones.  The visually pleasing, but unreal quality is meant to represent the height of an illusion, the

Jerusalem Biennale: Noa Arad Yairi

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IcRHmlc8UM8 Over on our artist talk page we feature interviews from our Art+Soul youtube channel.  Here is our latest from sculpture artist Noa Arad Yairi.  We met Noa in her studio while we were in Israel, where she spoke to use about three series' of her sculpture works that explore feminism, ritual, and what it

Reflections: Nari Ward at the Armory 2018

At the Armory we were introduced to the work of Nari Ward.  The works from his “Breathing Circles” series were once found objects that became otherworldly, celestial forms.  Ward uses castoff objects as the raw material for his art, turning what was once thrown and away and forgotten about into fine art.  The transformation of

Reflections: The Armory 2018 Pt. 1

Pieter Vermeersch Pierter Vermeersch, represented by the Perrotin Gallery, uses concepts of light and dimension in his paintings.  Color gradiance ranged from subtle to bold expressions of light interacting with different textures and elements.  Semi-precious minerals were present within some of the pieces and served as a source of inspiration in Vermeersch’s color choices.  Striations

“Illuminated Pages-Tanya”

“Illuminated Pages – Tanya” embodies the essence of the Tanya’s first page.  The stenciled stainless steel is carved with this excerpt and placed before a Plexiglas pane.  When the work is lit, the letters are like flames proclaiming what is written in this important Judaic text.  Artist Rabbi Yitzchok Moully gives much insight into the

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