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Sharon Blatt with some of her handmade, personalized blankets and pillows; her stylized dollhouse in the background became a replica of her own house.

All By Hand

Sharon Blatt’s creations can be found worldwide. Above: Sharon Blatt with some of her handmade, personalized blankets and pillows; her stylized dollhouse in the background became a replica of her own house. Sharon Blatt of Farmington has always loved being a homebody. But rather than veg out with a book or TV show, she used her…

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Jewelry (a necklace with large beads( by Linda Golden

Art For Good

The annual Jewish Hospice & Chaplaincy Network Art Event keeps on growing. Above: Jewelry by Linda Golden Fran Broder was very close to her late mother-in-law, Dorothy Broder, who taught art and photography at Oak Park High School. After the elderly woman needed placement in a care facility, the family turned to the Jewish Hospice &…

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Yachts in a Tel Aviv marina. Tales From Israel.

Tales From Israel – Intro And Rishon I’tzion

An Introduction Trips to Israel were frequent over my lifetime. Both of my parents, Yonina and Meyer Mathis, had siblings and cousins who made Aliyah from Lithuania in the 1930’s. This small group has grown to about 100-plus in first, second and third generation relatives. When my sister, Gloria, made Aliyah with her husband Ancil…

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Tom Fox

A Living Museum

Brett Mountain Photographer Local artist Tom Fox has created a wonderland of creativity in his West Bloomfield home. Judi and Tom Fox have filled their West Bloomfield home with more than 400 multi-media artworks completed by one artist — Tom Fox. In a home studio outfitted with specialized equipment acquired over many years, Fox has…

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Kappy family: Ira, Ilse, Garry, Barbara and Irvin.

Faces & Places – HMC Award Ceremony

The Holocaust Memorial Center (HMC) in Farmington Hills hosted an award ceremony May 17 for the second annual Kappy Family Anne Frank Art & Writing Competition. The competition is presented with support from the Kappy family. Garry Kappy was born in Opatow, Poland. He was imprisoned in different labor camps when he was 15 years…

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Four Fairs In One

One event, four fairs and 1,000 artisans — and lots more — take over Ann Arbor. Two metal artists — one working large and the other working small — are among some 1,000 artists showcasing different media to enhance this year’s Ann Arbor Art Fair, the largest juried art fair in the country. Mark Zirinsky,…

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The mural at the Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue.

A Mural Of Many Colors

L.A. muralist Bunnie Reiss coats the Downtown Synagogue. Los Angeles muralist Bunnie Reiss left Detroit’s only synagogue a lot more colorful than when she arrived, cloaking it in symbols of luck, love and protection. Reiss, 43, took a week to paint her mural on the back of the four-story Isaac Agree Downtown Synagogue on Griswold…

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Josh Silverman.

The Golden Touch

Alice Burdick Schweiger Special to the Jewish News Ann Arbor-native — and Etsy CEO — Josh Silverman has a knack for success. This past May marked the one-year anniversary of Josh Silverman becoming CEO of Etsy, the online marketplace that specializes in buying and selling vintage goods and handmade arts and crafts. Since Silverman, an…

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Beverly Fishman with some of her previous work, including her well-known pharmaceuticals.

Rise!

Beverly Fishman’s dynamic new mural shines. Beverly Fishman’s artwork has long been in the spotlight, but her latest project opens up to sunlight. Rise, a colorful and massive abstract mural spanning 170 feet by 60 feet — the largest design she has ever originated — covers the north-facing wall of the Detroit City Club Apartments…

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Jewelry by Chelsea Hall at the Funky Ferndale Art Fair.

‘Tis The Season – Who What Where

Artists, jewelry-makers, potters, musicians, food trucks, face painters and more. Here’s a sampling of this year’s fairs and festivals. Read about Michigan art fairs. May 26-28: Kensington Metropark Art Fair. Nature-based and non-traditional art. Kenartfair.com. June 1-3: ART! Macomb, downtown Mount Clemens. Free family activities, performances. Theartcenter.org. June 2-3: Palmer Park Art Fair, Northwest Detroit.…

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