About The Artist
Self Portrait, Paper Cutout
Flora Rosefsky creates mixed-media collages ofen inspired by her Jewish heritage and interweaves her secular world with a unique spirituality. She began her career as a self-taught folk artist while living in upstate New York and later studied art at Syracuse University and Binghamton University. Rosefsky has exhibited her work in one woman shows as well as juried competitions and selected invitational shows.
Presently she works at her studio at The Sycamore Place Gallery & Studios, 120 Sycamore Place - Decatur, GA 30030.
(+) SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012/2013 -The Katz Family Mainstreet Gallery at The Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta, Dunwoody, GA , “Joy of Judaism: The Art of Flora Rosefsky”
2011/2012 The Rosenzweig Gallery at Judea Reform Congregation, Durham, NC, "The Joy of Judaism: The Work of Flora Rosefsky"
2011 Marcus Hillel Center at Emory University Gallery, “Collage with Mixed- media Materials” And at Ray’s Bistro, “Shelter & Sanctuary”
2011 The Athletic Club NE, Atlanta "Collage & Paper Cutouts: The Art of Flora Rosefsky"
2011, Central Congregational United Church of Christ-Atlanta, "Songs of Praise"
2009, Sycamore Place Gallery & Studios, "Ephemeral Transformations: Collage & Assemblage", Decatur, GA
2009, Central Congregational United Church of Christ-Atlanta, "Rituals: From Jewish Tradition"
2008 The Temple Gallery –Decatur, GA. Shelter & Sanctuary
2007/2008 Davis Academy Cultural Arts Pavilion – Atlanta, GA, Art by Flora Rosefsky
2007 Wordsmith Books –Decatur, GA. Birds
2006/2007 Temple Kehillat Chaim –Roswell, GA; Songs of Praise & Works on Paper
2006 Mercer University Library Art Gallery-Atlanta, GA, Old Testament Expressions
2006 genema Gallery ,Christchurch Presbyterian – Atlanta, GA; Songs of Praise
2005 DELTA Technology Gallery – Atlanta, GA; Flight
2005 Sycamore Place Gallery- Decatur, GA, Time Has Wings
2004 genema Gallery, Christchurch Presbyterian – Atlanta, GA; Jewish Celebrations
2004, Temple Kehillat Chaim-Roswell, GA;
2004 ART Station – Stone Mountain Village, GA; Works on Paper
2003, Congregation Gesher L’Torah- Alpharetta, GA; "Jewish Celebrations"
2001 Marcus JCC of Atlanta, Fine Family Art Gallery, Dunwoody, GA, Paper Cutouts
2000 Columbia Theological Seminary– Decatur, GA; Jewish Celebrations
1997 JCC - Wilmington, DE; Works on Paper
1993, Elsie B. Rosefsky Art Gallery at Binghamton University; Vestal, NY; "Concert of Color"
1992 JCC - Binghamton, NY; FLORAGE Art: Works on Paper
(+) SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2012 Jewish Cultural Center at The Jewish Federation of Greater Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN "Interpretations: Contemporary Jewish Art"
2011 The Art Station-Stone Mountain, GA-Found Paper: Endangered Species, Golden’s award
2011, Ferst Center for the Arts at Georgia Tech University, Atlanta, GA, "Collage: A Cut Above"
2010, Chafee Arts Center, "Hand 2 Hand: Witnessing the War in Iraq" Rutland, VT (closing exhibition)
2010, The Art Institute of Atlanta Gallery- Decatur, GA – "Reading Between The Blue Lines"
2010, Worthmore Jewelry Gallery, "Group Show" in participation with AGA (Atlanta Gallery Assoc.) City Wide Art Night, Decatur, GA
2009, Quinlan Visual Arts Center, "Atlanta Collage Society: Collage at the Q", Gainesville,GA
2009, Georgia Perimeter College-Dunwoody Campus Library Gallery, "Collage: The ART of Recycling", Dunwoody, GA
2007 ART Station – Stone Mountain Village, GA, Shalom & Salaam: The Art of Flora Rosefsky and Helen Zughaib
2006 JCC-Perkins Art Gallery- Stoughton, MA, Jewish Book Festival & Art Show
2003 Fine Family Art Gallery; Marcus JCC -Atlanta; Releasing the Dove
2002 Upper Catskill Community Center of the Arts, Kubiak Gallery; Oneonta, NY; Collage;
1995 JCC - Binghamton, NY; Prayer: Visual Interpretations
(+) INVITATIONAL EXHIBITIONS
2012/2013 Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum at Mesa Arts Center, National Collage Society 2012 Signature Member Exhibition, Mesa, AZ
2011, City Plaza Gallery at Binghamton City Hall– Binghamton, NY – "EarthStewards Coalition II: Our Priceless Planet"
2010, City Plaza Gallery at Binghamton City Hall– Binghamton, NY – "The Cost of War" Show
2010, City Plaza Gallery at Binghamton City Hall– Binghamton, NY – "EarthStewards Coalition Art Show: Artists Respond to Drilling The Marcellus Shale"
2009/2010, Quinlan Visual Arts Center – Gainesville, GA – Collage at The Q
2009, Ivan Wilson Fine Arts Center, Western Kentucky University, Bowling Green, KY, "Hand to Hand: Witnessing the War in Iraq"
2009, Learning Resource Center Gallery, Georgia Perimeter College -Dunwoody, GA – Atlanta Collage Society presents "Collage: The Art of Recycling"
2009, SunTrust building, Decatur, GA, Decatur Book Festival Art Show"
2008, Central Congregational United Church of Christ, Winter Light- A Celebration of Many Voices-One Message: An Evening of Interfaith Storytelling Arts
2007/2008 Swan Coach House Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Little Things Mean a Lot
2007 Swan Coach House Gallery – Atlanta, GA, Constructed Images: The Art of Collage
2007 Jewish Federation of St. Joseph County, South Bend, IN, JWAN Invitational
2006 The Breman Museum – Atlanta, GA, Tzedukah: The Art of Giving
2002 Atlanta International University Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Collage
1999 The Breman Museum, Schwartz Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Under the Canopy
1998 The Breman Museum, Schwartz Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA, Masters of Ceremony
1995 Community Center for the Arts, Kubiak Gallery, Oneonta,NY, Paper Works
1995 Cedar Arts Center, Corning, NY, Visions and Voices
(+) JURIED EXHIBITIONS
2012 Hebrew Union College – Institute of Religion – Los Angeles, CA “Song of the Land”, Juror- Ruth Weisberg
2011/2012 The 27th Annual National Collage Society Exhibit, online through 2011/2012
2011, The Kraft Center for Jewish Life at Columbia/Barnard University, New York, NY, "Sanctuaries in Time", Juror-Maya Balakirsky Katz
2009, Mason-Murer Fine Arts Gallery, "25th Annual Juried National Collage Society Exhibiiton", Atlanta, GA
2008 Jewish Heritage Foundation of North Carolina, Durham, NC, L’Chaim…To Life.
2008 Jewish Women’s Artist Network and Women’s Caucus for Art, In the Beginning,
The Women’s Museum, an affiliate of The Smithsonian, Dallas,TX
2008 Women’s Caucus for Art GA, Ferst Center at Georgia Tech, Earth: A Microcosm
2007 Central Reform Synagogue, St.Louis, MO, Sukkah Shalom
2007 Jewish Women’s Artist Network and Women’s Caucus for Art, words within, Columbia/Barnard University, NYC and Boston University
2006 Jewish Women’s Artist Network and Women’s Caucus for Art; L’Dor V’Dor: From Generation to Generation; Hebrew College, Newton, MA
2005/2006 Butler Institute of Art; Salem, OH; National Collage Society 21st Exhibition; National 2005 JWAN and WCA; Makor/Steinhardt Center of the 92nd Street Y, New York, NY, Tikkun Olam: Healing the World
2005 National Women’s Caucus for Art -Atlanta, GA, Gender in Motion
2005 National JWAN/WCA – Marcus JCC of Atlanta; Tikkun Olam: To Repair the World;
2004 Columbia Theological Seminary-Decatur, GA, Election
2003, 2000 Fine Family Art Gallery at The Marcus JCC of Atlanta; Artists Within
2002 NoNo- Atlanta, GA; Fresh
2002 genema Gallery – Atlanta, GA; Wanderings Toward Home
2002 Columbia Theological Seminary– Decatur, GA, Irony and Delight Beginnings
2001 Columbia Theological Seminary- Decatur, GA, Violence/Shelter/Sanctuary
1999 Columbia Theological Seminary – Decatur, GA, Meeting Places
1994 Roberson Museum and Science Center – Binghamton, NY; Regional Biennial
1992 Roberson Museum and Science Center – Binghamton, NY; Regional Biennial
1993 Shoestring Gallery – Rochester, NY; Women’s Art Works 4 National Exhibition
1993 Upper Catskill Community Center of the Arts, Kubiak Gallery; Oneonta, NY; Annual Jean Pearce Walker Juried Exhibition
(+) SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012 Aiken Center for the Arts, Aiken, SC, Atlanta Collage Society Paper Chase
2012 Oglethorpe University Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA, Atlanta College Society Paper Chase
2011, Atlanta Central Public Library, Atlanta, GA, "From Conception: Art in Process"
2011, Atlanta Central Public Library, Atlanta, GA, &Tryon, NC, WCA-GA Show, "Brainstorm"
2009, Sycamore Place Gallery & Studios – Decatur, GA "Every Day Is A Holiday"
2009, Atlanta Central Public Library Gallery-Atlanta, GA, "Earthly Structures", Women’s Caucus for Art –GA
2007, Atlanta Central Public Library Gallery- Atlanta, GA, "Current View: New Works by a Particular Group of Women"
2007, Temple Gallery–Decatur, GA "Footprints"- Women’s Caucus for Art-GA, Members Show
2006, The Forum at The Defoor Centre – Atlanta, GA; "Turnout"- Women’s Caucus for Art-GA Members Show
2004, The Forum at The Defoor Centre – Atlanta, GA; "Infusion"-Fourth Annual Women’s Caucus of Art – GA Members Show
2004, Georgia Heritage Center– Tallulah Falls, GA; "pARTicluar Women: New Works"
2003, Kennesaw State University Art Gallery – Kennesaw, GA; "Emergence"; Third Annual Women’s Caucus of Art – GA Members Show
2002, The Gallery of Cultural Arts Council of Douglasville – Douglasville, GA; "Season’s Greetings" pARTicular Women Members Show
2003, Georgia Perimeter College-Department of Fine Arts – Clarkston, GA; "Thrive"; Third Annual Women’s Caucus for Art – GA Members Show
2002, Shirley Bearse Gallery at Chastain Art Center – Atlanta, GA; "Reflections"; pARTicular Women Members Show
(+) SELECTED PUBLICATIONS (Print and Digital)
CCAR Journal (Central Conference of American Rabbis), Symposium Issue, “Inspiration and Opportunity: The Arts and Jewish Life”, Artists’ Voices selection, “Collaboration and Participation” by Flora Rosefsky, January - 2013
NJ Jewish Standard, Letter to the Editor “Seder Cover Delight” by L. Eisen, October 5,2012
Atlanta Jewish Times, “Flora Rosefsky’s “Beneath Thy Wings: Debuts on Yom Kippur Eve” by Bob Bahr, September 21, 2012
Atlanta Jewish Times, “Art Is Not Just Child’s Play: AILF, Rosefsky & Breman Host Interfaith Workshop”, by Bob Bahr, June 20, 2012
Radio interview with Vanessa Lowry, “Art & Worship” - February, 2012. Click here to listen.
Women’s Caucus for Art – GA chapter Blog featured artist – February 2012
Blog interview with Ruth Showalter - 2011
American Guild of Judaic Art blog article -2011
Blog interview 2011
Atlanta Jewish Times, “Rosefsky gets Guild to blossom”. Feb/ 25-March 3,2011
The Paper Pomegranate, "Meet Guild Member Flora Rosefsky", summer-2010
Atlanta Journal Constitution, "Judaic Themes Inspire Artist", Dec. 13, 2009
Atlanta Jewish Times, Women in Art, August 29,2008
Hadassah-Brandeis Women’s Institute Wall Calendar, Jewish Women Artisans, 2008/2009
Quilters Newsletter Magazine, Community Quilts:Strategy for Success, 2008
American Art Collector, Alcove Books – Berkeley, CA, 2007
Atlanta Journal Constitution, Collage pieces fall right into place, Catherine Fox, June 10,2007
Atlanta Jewish Times,4 Jewish Georgians in N.Y. Women’s Art Show,February 23, 2007
Women of Reform Judaism, Art Calendars, 2006/2007
Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Family’s A Many Symbolic Thing, Jerry Cullum,May 19, 2005
Piecework Magazine; featuring the Jewish Wedding, June-2005
Artlanta Magazine; May-June 2004; Publisher’s Picks; Running with Scissors
Expressions (monthly supplement to The Atlanta Jewish Times); 2002; Profile: Flora Rosefsky
Atlanta Jewish Times; Hand-Made Holidays; 2002
Atlanta Journal-Constitution; In the Footsteps of Moses: Art That Mirrors Faith,2000
Atlanta Jewish Times, Marital Memories, 1999
Atlanta Journal-Constitution; Leisure Section; Birthday Quilt Pieces, 1998
Atlanta Jewish Times; With These Hands, 1998
Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton,NY) – Good Times Feature; Jewish Ethnic Festival,1998
Atlanta Jewish Times; The Artists Signature, 1996
Corning Ledger; Cover Story, Visions and Voices,1995
Ithaca Journal; Cedar Art Gallery Showcases Diversity of Women Artists,1995
Press & Sun-Bulletin (Binghamton, NY); The Art of Prayer,1995
Press &:Sun-Bulletin,Artist Paints the Seasons of our Lives,1993
Pipe Dream -Binghamton University; Rosefsky Creates Concert of Color, 1993
Perceptions Magazine (Roberson Museum & Science Center; They Did It Together,1991
JCC Circle ,American Jewish Community Center Movement,; Threads of Tradition, 1991
Rosefsky is a member of The Women’s Caucus for Art, Georgia Chapter; The National Collage Society; The Atlanta Collage Society; The American Guild of Judaic Art, and The Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework. Peach State Stitchers -Atlanta Chapter.
All Artwork is copyrighted and may not be reproduced without permission.
FLORAGE ® is a registered trademark identifying artwork executed by Flora Rosefsky