My artwork is a synthesis of my being.

From my European parents, who were Holocaust refugees, I inherited my passion for everything Jewish. Symbols of the Jewish tradition, especially the rich imagery associated with the Hebrew Alphabet, are my endless source of inspiration. I’m in love with the transparency, luminosity and the wealth of effects of water media. The warm and vivid colors from tropical Brazil, where I was born and raised, are a steady presence in my work. My paintings, based on traditional sources, aim to remind modern Jew of his long forgotten heritage.

When I make my public curious about this culture, I’ve reached my goal.

Bet #1 edited


watercolor 26″ x 20″ The Torah starts with the letter “Bet” of “bereshis” (in the beginning).   “Bet” symbolizes “bayit” (home) where the reign of Shabbos is kept.   Its numerical value is two, represented by the two Shabbos candles. Read more →

Alef II

Aleph II

Watercolor 27″ x 20″ ‘Aleph’ is the first letter of the Hebrew alphabet, and hence signifies beginnings. The name Adam, the first human being, starts with an Aleph. Adam’s name, derives from the Hebrew word ‘adamah’, meaning earth , for Adam was created out of primal clay. One Midrash tells us that the Adam was created of red, green, black… Read more →

Alef #2 edited


watercolor 30″ x 24″ (part of the collection of Ms. E. Berkowitz) “In the beginning Hashem created the heavens and the earth” (Genesis 1:1).   Aleph, the first letter of the Hebrew Alphabet, is linked to Creation and the two basic elements:   “Adamah” (earth) and “Aish” (fire).    Aleph corresponds to the number one.   Likewise, Adam, the first human being, was… Read more →