Size: 20" x 24"
Bracha Turner, a noted naive landscape artist, has been celebrated for her works in oil, pastel, and pen & ink. She is the granddaughter of Rabbi Shmuel Shulman, the self-taught artist of 19th century Eretz Israel, who's works are permanently exhibited at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem. Bracha Turner was herself born in the old Jewish quarter of Jerusalem and is likewise self-taught. She began painting at the age of 58 and now resides in New York.
Her selected solo exhibitions include: Donnell Library, New York, 1994 and '89; National Council of Jewish Women, New York, 1989-'94; The Dime Savings Bank, (five different branches), New York, 1990-'93; Central Queens YM & YWHA, New York, 1993; Ministry Of Tourism, Tiberias, Israel, 1991; Yigal Allon Theatre, Safed, Israel, 1990; Union of American Hebrew Congregations, New York, 1990; Citibank, 57th Street Branch, New York, 1990 and '89; Natanya Municipal Culture and Study Center, Natanya, Israel, 1989; Beersheba Municipal Building, Beersheba, Israel, 1989; ZOA House, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1988; Williamsburg Savings Bank, Forest Hills, New York, 1988; Richmond Hill Public Library, Richmond Hill, New York, 1987; and Con Edison Headquarters, Forest Hills, New York, 1987.
Her selected group exhibitions include: Cork Gallery, New York, 1994; Pen and Brush Gallery, New York, 1994; West Side Arts Coalition, New York, 1994 and '93; John F. Kennedy Art Gallery, Montreal, Canada, 1993; Flushing Art League, Great Neck, New York, 1993; Sid Jacobson North Shore YMHA, East Hills, New York, 1992; The Chung-Cheng Gallery, St, John's University, New York, 1990 and '88; Jamaica Arts Center, Jamaica, New York, 1990; Bronx Museum, Bronx, New York, 1990; Art Lab, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, 1990; Cabrini Gallery, Dobbs Ferry, New York, 1990; The Arsenal Gallery, New York, 1989; Park Avenue Synagogue, New York, 1989; National Council of Jewish Women, New York, 1988; Douglaston Public Library, Little Neck, New York, 1988; and Windsor Park Public Library, Oakland Gardens, New York, 1988.