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Join us in the Bente S. and Daniel M. Lyons Art Gallery for the opening night of each art exhibit. For more information call 561-712-5209.
Doron Cohen Jewerly
Join us for a one-day Jewelry Sale! We are proud to host Israeli jeweler, Doron Cohen for a one-day jewelry sale during his summer tour of the eastern United States. During this turbulent time in Israel, it is important to promote, assist, and support Israeli artists and craftsmen. Due to the current conflict, Cohen is unable to keep his shop open. Through this summer US tour, he is able to continue his livelihood and art form. Doron Cohen, was born in Ramat-Gan, Israel. His parents, jewelers of Yemenite origin, initiated him into their craft. At the age of twenty-three he came into his own, breaking new grounds in the art of filigree. His works combine beauty of form and depth of intention to imbue a sense of spiritual wellbeing. Doron is married and a father of ten children, living and creating at his gallery on the Artists' street in the Old City of Tsfat. For more information, please visit dorongallery.com
> Sunday, August 10, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Debbie Lee Mostel: Liberty and It’s Impact
Mixed Media artist, Debbie Lee Mostel, will present a new series of paintings and sculptures created with Liberty and Nature in mind. Mostel states, “Being Americans we hear every day the ego-driven statement "We are the best" taking for granted the freedom and liberty that allows us to excel. We only seem to think about the gifts liberty has given us on major holidays.” In this exhibition, she explores not only personal joys of religious freedom but the liberty we enjoy as women, ecologists, artists, and the impact of liberty on our choices.
> Tuesday, October 7, 5:30pm; Opening Reception
October 7 – November 7, 2014 (5 wks) Exhibit
Taglit-Birthright Israel exhibition: Through the Lens
400,000 trip alumni, representing 66 countries, these images demonstrate the breadth of the ten day trip experience and showcase the natural beauty of the land, from the dazzling Dead Sea Salt Flats, to the magnificent starlit sky in Arad. Come get a glimpse into the sensory richness that the Taglit-Birthright Israel trip provides.
> Tuesday, November 11, 5:00-7:00pm Opening Reception, 6:00pm Alumni Stories
November 11-December 5, 2014 (4 wks) Exhibit
Helen Stein: The Pursuit of Immortality
Helen Stein’s dynamic and energetic works are a culmination of years of learning. Helen Stein’s distorted, larger than life watercolors and acrylics, with their bold and dramatic sweeps of color, explode off the canvas. One of the recurring themes of her work is “Time is the invisible enemy.” Stein’s work is featured in many private and corporate collections.
> December 10, 5:30pm Opening Reception, 5:00pm Artist Talk
December 10, 2014 - January 2, 2015 (5 wks) Exhibit
WHITESPACE – Collect
An exhibition featuring 29 International Jewelry artists creating unique pieces using repurposed, recycled and creative materials to sculpt body jewelry!
> Showcase hours: Wednesday, December 9 and 10, 4:00pm-8:00pm, December 11, 12:00 - 8:00 pm, December 12, 10:00am – 5:00pm
Perfect timing for holiday gift-giving! Partial proceeds to benefit Mandel JCC cultural arts programming.
A Family Affair: The Paintings of Alan and Michael Friedlander
This exhibition celebrates the art of brothers Alan and Michael Friedlander which includes large-scale abstract watercolors and acrylics. Alan’s portraits and Michael’s watercolors showcase the beauty of their artistry and their bond through art.
> Tuesday, January 6, 5:30pm Opening Reception
January 6 – January 30, 2015 (4 wks) Exhibit
Stanley Brundage: A Retrospective
Stanley Brundage was a graduate of the School of Architecture at Yale University. After many years as an Architect, he found he missed the creative process of painting. He loved exploring the use of color to define and inter-relate varying sized and configured geometrical shapes. His abstract works reflect his architectural background and interest in exploring the use of color to define, comingle, and configure geometric shapes. His architecture background heavily influenced his award winning works which were shown in several galleries and included in private collections nationally.
> Tuesday, February 3, 5:30pm Opening Reception
February 3 – February 27, 2015 (4 wks) Exhibit
Becoming Americans: Images of Ellis Island
Phillip Ratner has spent many years working in sculpture, painting, etched glass, tapestry, drawing, and the graphic arts. Ratner was commissioned to create eight pieces of sculpture for the grounds of Ellis Island, forty artworks on Ellis Island, and five bronzes of historic figures at the Statue of Liberty. This exhibition will feature the sketches and writings which the artist produced for this project. His work is included in the permanent collections of the Smithsonian, US Supreme Court, Library of Congress, the White House, The Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island.
> Tuesday, March 3, 5:00pm Artist Talk,5:30pm Opening Reception
March 3 - April 10, 2015 (6 wks) Exhibit
First Annual JCC Members’ Art Exhibition
This group exhibition is a first at the Mandel JCC! All members are encouraged to submit one artwork to be juried by an art professional. Stay tuned for more info!
> Tuesday, April 14, 5:30pm Opening Reception
April 14 – May 22, 2015 (6 wks) Exhibit
The Bente S. and Daniel M. Lyons Art Gallery is proudly sponsored by Gunster and PNC Bank