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, let us know.

“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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Art in the Gallery: Phyllis M. Baker z”l

Phyllis M. Baker

Phyllis M. Baker z”l

The Baker Family is honored to present a special one-woman show of the work  of Phyllis M. Baker z”l (b.1930, d.2000) in connection with the Bar Mitzvah of Elijah Phillip Baker, Phyllis’ grandson. She would have been so proud of Elijah and his sister Madeleine! Although Phyllis cannot be here with us in person, we know she is with us in spirit. Continue reading