Avital joins us from Israel and is a painter, currently residing in Brooklyn, NY. She attended the Bezalel Academy of Art and Design, Jerusalem, and completed a master class program at Hatahana School of Figurative Painting and Drawing, Tel Aviv. Burg currently attends the New York Studio School for Drawing, Painting, and Sculpture. Her work deals with both traditional genres and subjects from Israeli current media reports. Feel free to check out some of Avital’s work at: www.avitalburg.com
Born in Jerusalem. Served as a pianist and vocalist in the IDF Air Force band. Studied music composition at the Jerusalem Music Academy and Rimon School Of Jazz, and literature at the Tel Aviv University. Collaborated as a song writer and music arranger with many artists, among them Aya Korem, Eric Berman, Miri Mesika and Dana Berger. He released his debut album, “Hamatos Shel Ha’atid” with the Eighth Note record label at 2011. Yonatan writes, performs and teaches music in NYC since 2012. He uses his singer songwriter’s love for the Hebrew language and music as much as he can as a teacher.
Before moving to NYC in 2010, Yoni, a Jerusalem born tenor saxophonist and composer was an active member in the growing Tel Aviv nu-music scene leading various groups such as “New Dilemma” (chamber/free jazz string quintet) and “Far From Home” (free/folk quintet with two acoustic guitars). He has performed and curated many shows and festivals including October Jazz Fest, RedSea Jazz Festival and Tel Aviv Jazz festival.
Ran is a musician, upright and electric bass player, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Born and raised in Zichron Yaaqov, Israel. He graduated the Academy of Music and Dance in Jerusalem. Ran is a music eductor, as well as a teacher in a number of Brooklyn and New York City synagogues.
Gal, a visual artist, lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. Born and raised in Israel. Gal is currently persuing her MFA in Fine Arts in Parsons: The New School.Over the last years, after graduating the B.F.A in Fine Arts from Bezalel Academy of Art&Design, Jerusalem, she studied Gender studies in Tel-Aviv University, exhibited and showed her art in exhibitions and art projects, took part in artist residencies, and curated various exhibitions. During all this time, Gal has been constantly teaching in different working frames, such as art museums, studio practice, external invited workshop, and afternoon school.
Arnan Raz was born in Kibbutz Merchavia, a small village in the north of Israel to a musical family- his grandfather was a music teacher and a painter, his uncle a famous conductor and his mom and his brother both are professional guitar players. However, until the age of 13 Arnan’s passion was soccer. Suddenly, out of nowhere and without much reason, Arnan decided that he wanted to play the saxophone. You can listen to some of Arnan’s music at arnanrazmusic.com
Ronit Levin Delgado is an Israeli born, New York based multidisciplinary visual artist and a Fulbright scholar. Levin Delgado is a graduate of the MFA Studio Art program at MSU, NJ, and holds a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem.
Levin Delgado has won multiple awards and honors, including the Fulbright Scholarship, AICF American-Israel Cultural Foundation, Asylum Arts, Jewish Art Salon Fellowship, Daughters of Troy Residency in Governors Island, UJA Fellowship, the Israeli Ministry of Culture Scholarship, Bezalel Academy Award for Excellence and on 2014 she was chosen to be the recipient of the First Annual Prize for Bezalel Alumni.
Levin Delgado has had Solo and Two-person exhibitions, including at Raw Pop Up (Art Basel Miami), Spring Break Art (NY), Gallery Sensei and Chashama (NY), the Frame Gallery (PA), Guttman Museum (Tel Aviv) and her work has been exhibited in numerous international group exhibitions in Israel, Europe and the US, including, The Queens Museum (NY), Museum of Russian Art (NJ), Magnan Metz Gallery, and Trestle Gallery (NYC), Index Gallery, Aferro Gallery (Newark), Cardiff, Wales and Leeds (UK) and Hertzelilinblum Museum in Israel.
As a performance artist, Levin Delgado has performed at The Cell, Grace Exhibition Space, House of Yes, Paper Box, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, EFA in NYC and many other art festivals, galleries and independent venues worldwide as well as participated in many international collaborations.