The Art and History of Paper

Date: November 17, 2019
Time: 2:00 pm
Location:  Show map
JCC of Metro Detroit
6600 W Maple Road
West Bloomfield, MI 48322
Phone: 248-432-5466

Sunday, November 17 | 2:00 p.m. Presentation, 3:30 p.m. Gallery Tour

Professor Howard Lupovitch

A Paper Trail: the Double-Sided Revolution of Paper

Professor Howard Lupovitch received a PhD in Jewish History from Columbia University. Lupovitch is currently a member of the History Department and Director of the Cohn-Haddow Center for Judaic Studies at Wayne State University. He is the author of Jews and Judaism in World History and is writing a history of the Neolog Movement.

Lynne Avadenka, Artist

Sacred Craft: A Look at Early Hebrew Printing

Lynne Avadenka is an artist/printmaker, creating mixed media work informed by the Jewish experience. This year, Avadenka received the “Sylvia Fishman Research Award” from the Hadassah Brandeis Institute and has previously been awarded a Kresge Fellowship and grants from the National Endowment for the Arts and the Michigan Council for Arts and Cultural Affairs.

Meighen Jackson,Curator and Artist, PaperWorks and Climb exhibitions, The Janice Charach Gallery

Exhibition Overview, Tour with the Curator

During the eighties, Meighan Jackson worked as a graphic designer in the corporate world at Chrysler Corporation while maintaining an active studio in downtown Detroit. For over a decade, she has been a full-time painter, educator and lecturer on contemporary art, represented in New York and Detroit and exhibited both locally and internationally

Free. Registration recommended. Refreshments will be served in the gallery.

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