Artist and illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY Elke Reva Sudin is a visual artist who draws inspiration from urban culture and her Jewish heritage. She founded Jewish Art Now with the aim to redefine 21st century art for the Jewish community, and received critical acclaim for her “Hipsters and Hassids” painting series. The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) in New York has collected her work, and she has curated art exhibitions at the Flomenhaft Gallery, Gallery Bar, and Industry City. She was featured in publications such as the New York Press, Jewish Week, ZEEK, and Tablet Magazine. Sudin is an engaging and magnetic public speaker, and has presented at the Jewish Art Salon, Limmud FSU, and Tribefest in Las Vegas. Sudin received a BFA in Illustration from Pratt Institute in New York, and serves on the board of the Jewish Alumni Association of Pratt Institute, as well as the board of the Jewish Art Salon and Art Kibbutz New York. In 2011, Sudin was named one of the Jewish Week's “36 Under 36” young Jewish innovators. Sudin lives with her filmmaker husband Saul in Brooklyn, New York.
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