Elyssa Wortzman



Recent and Upcoming Shows

Art Kibbutz, Governor's Island, NYC, July - August 2014
Sh'ma: Online Exhibition: Individualism and Empathy, November 2013
Artist in Residence, Art Kibbutz: The Jewish Waltz with Mother Earth, 2013
Koslowe Judaica Gallery, Westchester Jewish
Center, September 2012
CONTEXT, Oholiav & Jewish Art Salon, NYC, October/November 2012
Harrison Public Library, May 2012

Recent Commissions/Artist-in-residencies

Co-curator, Spiritual Defense, The Creative Soul/Jewish Artist Salon, Brooklyn, 2014

Academy for Jewish Religion, NY, Miriam's Response

Federation of Men’s Clubs
of North America, Torah Cover

Jewish Community Center of
Harrison, Torah Covers

Jewish Community Center of
Harrison/Zaro Family

Artist-in-residence, Camp
Gan Israel, Greenwich, August 2012

Artist-in-residence, Camp
Ramah, Berkshires, 2010, 2011

Selected shows/Galleries

Katonah Museum &
Stamford Artists Associations, Total
Recall, Stamford, 2012

Harrison Public Library, May 2012

Bet Am Shalom Judaica Show,
2009, 2012

Katonah Museum Artist
Association Exhibition, 2011

Jewish Community Center of
Harrison, 2006 - 2008

Auction, Jewish Community
Center of Harrison, 2008

Koffler Center for the
Arts, Toronto, 2006

Liss Gallery, Toronto, 2005
- 2007

Blue Dot Gallery, V’Ahavta
Exhibition, Toronto, 2005

De Leon White Gallery,
Toronto, 2005

Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition, 2003

Wallpower Art, 2003

The 2002 Home & Style Studio Tour and Sale,

Marci J. Kroft Art Consulting, 2002

Law Society of Upper Canada, Museum Room,
Toronto, ON, 2000

Beth Tikvah, Toronto, ON, 1996

Thornhill Village Festival, Thornhill, ON, 1995

McGill University Student Art Exhibition,
Montreal,QC, 1992


2011 - 2013 Lev Shomea, Certificate in Jewish Spiritual Direction

2011 Painting from the Source Workshop, Open
Center, NY

2010 Jewish Mediation and Yoga Certificate, Institute for Jewish Spirituality 

2002 (Spring) L'Hirondelle Painting Workshop, France

1998 L.L. B, Osgoode Law School

1995 Toronto School of Art, Independent Painting
Workshop (H. Klunder)

1994 (Summer) L'Hirondelle Painting Workshop,

1993 Honours B.A., Art History, McGill

Professional Experience 

Elyssa works as an artist and art teacher,
a program director for non-profit organizations, and a teacher of Jewish
meditation and Kabbalah for women. She has worked as a legal and business
advisor and project director for museums in North America, including the
Guggenheim, the Royal Ontario Museum, the Art Gallery of Ontario and the
National Gallery of Canada. Her
most recent art workshops include: Exploring Your Authentic Self Through Art at
the Jewish Community Center of Mid-Westchester and (with co-facilitator Rabbi
Aubrey Glazer) Mystical Color Theory & Kabbalah at Suny Purchase College in
March 2012.



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Harrison Post, May 2012The Harrison Report, December 2, 2011David Fleischer, "Art exhibit highlights colorful French landscapes", North Toronto Post, December 2000 and Village Post