Susanna Baker: Fine Artist, Shomrei Member

U8, variation 1, 18″x24″ (click to enlarge)

U8, variation 1, 18″x24
Cut and Embellished Monoprint, 2011
Susanna Baker

We welcome Susanna Baker to the Kol Emunah masthead!  The blog graphic is a detail of her work U8, variation 1. From time to time, we will be featuring a Shomrei artist on our blog in both the masthead and on the featured artist page.  If you are an artist at Shomrei or know one who would like to be featured, email hidden; JavaScript is required.

“My work incorporates printmaking, encaustic and painting. Currently, I am thinking a lot about alternate realities existing simultaneously. As I age, time becomes more fluid and reality more questionable. Keeping these thoughts in mind, I’m playing with layers and different views of the same image peeking thru – in my work, I physically punch holes through one layer to reveal another, metaphorically breaking the thin veil of reality. — Susanna Baker”

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Rachel Kanter: Fiber Artist, Shomrei Member

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Immersion: Loss, click to enlarge

We welcome Rachel to the Kol Emunah masthead!  The blog graphic is a detail of her work Immersion: Loss. From time to time, we will be featuring a Shomrei artist on our blog in both the masthead and on the featured artist page.  If you are an artist at Shomrei or know one who would like to be featured, email hidden; JavaScript is required.

 


Immersion: Loss

Vintage tallit, cotton, ribbon.

Many ceremonies have been written using a mikveh for new and inventive rituals.

“Immersion: Loss” is a spiritual mikveh and is to be used when getting to a mikveh is not possible or desired.  Its use marks that time in life when you are faced with the knowledge that something important has ended. Prayers are recited that ask, plead and thank God for the strength and understanding to emerge from the loss renewed.

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