Tagged Jewish artists


Ben Killen Rosenberg continues family tradition of public art

Artist Ben Killen Rosenberg is slowly beautifying Portland, one block at a time. While our city might not yet boast the public art of Barcelona, it is increasingly adorned with the whimsical creations of the painter/sculptor. The outdoor walkway at Legacy Emanuel Chronic Wound and Outpatient Burn Clinic is embellished with Rosenberg’s colorful sculpted turtles,…


Women Strength

OJM exhibit of female cartoonists runs gamut of experience. The royal blue walls of the Oregon Jewish Museum make a striking setting for “Graphic Details: Confessional Comics by Jewish Women,” a traveling exhibition of 18 Jewish female cartoonists from four countries. This poignant, witty collection is co-curated by journalist Michael Kaminer and artist Sarah Lightman….

ORA Celebrates Art

A few years ago, a group of Jewish visual artists got together in Portland to form an artists’ support group. “Art is a solitary activity, for the most part,” explains Sabina Wohlfeiler, “and we needed a group where Jewish artists could connect and support each other and get our work out to the community.” The…