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Featured Artists

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The world of Jewish learning has traditionally been dominated by the elite male practice of text study. Gashmius understands itself it be in the lineage of those who are attempting to expand our conceptions of "Jewish knowledge" to include non-textual sources. Taking our cue from Jericho Vincent's piece, we think of our featured art not as mere adornment to written content, but as genuine neo-Hasidic content in and of itself.


Jessica Tamar Deutsch

Jessica Tamar Deutsch is a visual artist whose work seeks to make connections with the pulse of ancient and contemporary culture. through play and experimentation in various mediums and styles she hopes to create new points of entry to connect with meaning. As a practicing Jew she uses the language of her tradition as a starting point for her creative practice. 

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Jay Smith

Jay Smith (they/them) is an illustrator, clinician, and Judaism enthusiast. They have no formal arts education and credit their grandmother Sylvia with teaching them to paint at an early age. Their artwork reconstructs traditional Jewish ritual for a contemporary audience, and creates protective spells for trans bodies and spirits. They currently reside on Nipmuc/Pocomtuc land in so-called Florence, MA with their partner, Clare, and two cats, Gene and Charlie.

Rosabel Rosalind

Rosabel Rosalind

Rosabel Rosalind was born and raised in the San Fernando Valley. She received her BFA in printmaking, painting and drawing at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 2017. In 2018, she received a Fulbright Austria Research Grant to work with the Jewish Museum Vienna’s Schlaff Collection of antisemitic postcards. As a result of this research, she exhibited in solo exhibitions at Vienna's MuseumsQuartier and Improper Walls Gallery. She has been included in group exhibitions at the Jewish Museum Maryland, the McDonough Museum of Art, the Art Institute of Chicago and the Miller Institute of Contemporary Art. Her work has been included in a solo booth at NADA New York 2023 and at PCC gallery in Pittsburgh, PA.

In 2023 she received her MFA at Carnegie Mellon University.

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