Turtle Island – Designs For Enlightenment Founding Director: Carmela Tal Baron - Books, CDs, Digital Prints, Videos and Art as tools for peace
Welcome to the Multiverse of Carmela Tal Baron
Carmela Tal Baron is a New York-based bilingual (English & Hebrew) poet, songwriter, vocalist and writer whose background and training are in interior and architectural design and drafting, painting, drawing, illustration, installation and 2D & 3D design.
In 1974 she came to New York from Tel Aviv, Israel. She is a published author of three volumes of poetry and a children’s book. Her poems also appear in anthologies and many publications.
Carmela Tal-Baron has four albums of poetry and music and her poems and songs have been featured in radio and television programs. Her five self produced videos include her visual work, vocals, poetry and lyrics.
Tal-Baron's artwork has been exhibited in galleries and other public spaces. Her book illustrations for her own books as well as other authors have received critical acclaim.
Also a set designer for choreographers and dancers, she savors interdisciplinary collaboration. Her work with poets, writers, dancers, musicians and architects celebrates the arts as tools for peace.
Carmela Tal-Baron - Interdisciplinary Artist
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Crafts, Jerusalem: Architectural Design, Drawing, Sculpture (1962- 1965 Degree).
Parsons School of Design, New York NY: Illustration (1974-78).
Art Students' League, New York NY: Drawing, Printmaking (1977-1983).
School of Visual Art, New York NY Computer Art 1991
Teaching Experience (Workshops, Lectures and Formal Classes)
Dorot, a Senior Wellness Center, NYC: 2006 (February) IMAGINE THE SOUND OF THE RAINBOW (Healing with colors and sounds)
The 11:11 Gate At Nurtures Path, NYC. 2006 (November) Co-facilitated with sound healer Maryanne Savino. Sharing transformative chants and toning.
Mending with Sound and Vision 2005-2007 (see letter by Dr L Singer)
Nicholas Roerich's Banner of Peace and its implications for the Middle East Peace Process; 1995 (November) A Multi media presentation with audience participation. Celebrating Civilization & Cultures of the Middle East and North Africa. York College, The City of New York
THE MANDALA AS A TOTAL EXPERIENCE, 1995 (Summer) a weekend workshop at Pumpkin Hollow Farm, Upstate NY (The Theosophical Society)
The Theosophical Society: Introduction to the The Arena of Synesthesia 1994 (December) (The dynamics of being an interdisciplinary artist The TS)
Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, NY 1993 (July) #0577 Following The Angel of Light (drawing as a foundation of all arts)
Teaching art at the School of St. Pius XII, Scarsdale, NY. 1986
Instructor for Animals of Freedom sculpture contest, sponsored by the Fantasy Fountain Fund of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City. Student had winning entry: "Winged Serpent"
AWARDS AND CITATIONS:
Amos Foundation, Jerusalem, Israel: a grant to support the publication of Morning Offering, a poetry book, 1998.
New York Foundation for the Arts: Artist Sponsorship Program. Support for Vision and Beyond, a project on: Visionary themes and imaginative imagery in American art, and a proposal to present model exhibition, 1984
Tel Aviv Foundation for Literature and the Arts: a grant and citation for poetry publication, 1974.
Israel Ministry of Education and Culture: Official recommendation and citation For “Don’t Be Afraid I am only A Child”, A children’s book, 1971.
Sharet Foundation: Award for Drawing. Tel Aviv, Israel, 1968.
Don’t Be Afraid I Am Only a Child. Or: In the Kingdom Of Monsters. A book for children and young at heart: with illustrations by the author; an expanded edition of the original edition in Hebrew. E-book: mendele.co.il, 2014 The Book in English will be announced soon
Paradigm Shift and Other Poems.Poetry with artwork by the author, Publisher: Designs for Enlightenment, New York, NY, 2004.
Morning Offering:Poetry with illustrations by the author. Hebrew edition. Publisher: Carmel, Jerusalem, Israel, 1998.
From This Day of Atonement Till The Next:Poetry. Publisher: Sifriat Poalim, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1972.
Don’t Be Afraid I Am Only A Child. Or: In The Kingdom of Monsters: a book for children and young at heart with illustrations by the author. Hebrew edition. Publisher: Sifriat Poalim, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1971.
The Jerusalem Review no 7th “ A Palestinian Jewish Poet (a poem) page 173, 2012
If A Statue Could Talk: Poem published in Kokoro, the New York Buddhist Church Newsletter, 2005.
Drinking Lightening: Art, Creativity and Transformation. Author: Philip Rubinov-Jacobson. Page 193. Publisher: Shambala, New York, NY, 2000.
Millennium Art commissioned by Parabola Magazine (Myth, Tradition and the Search for meaning) for: “The Land Where Time Stood Still” a Romanian epicycle, New York, NY, 1998.
Sacred Geometry. Art commissioned by Parabola Magazine for the Miracle’s issue. New York, NY, 1997.
Some Eggs Do It. Poem published in Celestially Auspicious Occasions. Author: Donna Henes. Publisher: Pedigree Division, Berkley Group, Putnam, New York, NY, 1996.
At The Drawing Class Poem published in the International Women Poets Anthology No. 1. Editor: Laura Boss. Publisher: LIPS, Montclair, NJ, 1993.
“The Seven Veils”Art cited and shown in L’Art Visionnaire. Author: Michel Random. Publisher: Phillippe Lebaud, Paris, France, 1991.
New York Visionaries: Newsletter published by Designs for Enlightenment. New York, NY, 1986
Poem published in Hebrew “Poetry from The Seventies”, Anthology. Editors: M. Manar, H. Omer. Publisher: Hadas, Tel Aviv, 1977.
Don’t Be Afraid I Am Only A Child. Or: In the Kingdom of Monsters. Illustrated her children’s book Electronic Edition by mendele.co.il , 2014; original print edition, Sifriat Poalim, 1971.(See BOOKS, above.)
Stories My Grandfather Should Have Told Me. Children’s book. Editor: Deborah Brodie. Publisher: Bonim books division, Hebrew Publishing House, New York, NY, 1977.
Mazel and Shlimazel: Children’s book by Isaac Bashevis-Singer. Publisher: Sifriat Poalim, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1973.
Facing the Gates of Heaven. Author: Jerzy Antrzejejwski. Translated from Polish to Hebrew. Publisher: Sifriat Poalim, Tel Aviv, New York, 1971.
Family Party: Children’s book by Dahlia Ravikovitz. Publisher: Am Oved, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1968.
MUSIC ALBUMS – SOUND RECORDINGS:
“A Girl With A Curl”: 12 tracks. Carmela Tal composed all songs except one, as well as the lyrics for six of the tracks. Vocals: Carmela Tal Baron. Production: Designs for Enlightenment, 2012.
Not A Crash Landing. 12 tracks. Carmela Tal Baron composed four songs, as well as the lyrics for four tracks. Vocals for four of the tracks: Carmela Tal Baron. Production: Designs for Enlightenment. Uptime - Studios, 2009.
Paradigm Shift and Other Poems. 24 tracks: Poems and vocals by Carmela Tal Baron.Piano and sound effects: John DiMartino. Production: Designs for Enlightenment, 2004.
Rainbow Ride. 11 tracks. Music, lyrics and vocals: Carmela Tal Baron. Piano: John DiMartino. Production: Designs for Enlightenment, 2002.
Let There Be Light: Visuals, lyrics, music and vocals by Carmela Tal Baron. Production: Produced by Turtle Island-Designs for Enlightenment, 2012.
“A Girl With A Curl”: Visuals, music and vocals by Carmela Tal Baron; lyrics inspired by an old folk song. Produced by Turtle Island-Designs for Enlightenment, 2012.
Sea-Oh-Dora: Visuals, music, lyrics and vocals by Carmela Tal Baron. Production: Produced by Turtle Island-Designs for Enlightenment, 2011.
When Spring Is Misbehaving (It Must Be Summer): Visuals, music and lyrics by Carmela Tal Baron, Vocals by Margaret Humphreys Produced by Turtle Island-Designs for Enlightenment, 2011.
Egg Olympics: Visuals, music, lyrics and vocals by Carmela Tal Baron. Production: Designs for Enlightenment 2011.
Like A Tree Be: Visuals, music, lyrics and vocals by Carmela Tal Baron. Production: Produced by Turtle Island-Designs for Enlightenment, 2010.
RADIO & TV:
Odds and Ends 90.7 FM Carmela’s poem into song “Saturday Morning” opening a special musical offering by the host of “ The Folksongs of Woody’s Children” Bob Sherman opening from the CD Not A crash Landing 2010
Carmela Tal Baron: Poet – Interview, recitation of poems from Paradigm Shift and other poems (Book and CD) Music by John DiMartino) Let Them Talk. Host: Paul DeRienzo. Manhattan Public Access TV, 2015
Paradigm Shift: the poem with Soundtrack for Don’t Ask, a short movie by Tova Beck-Friedman. a Reel 13’s winner, on PBS Saturday Night TV, 2008.
Rainbow Horse (song): Soundtrack for Alice Jitterbug, a short movie by Luke Roberts (aka Pope Alice), Australian, TV, 2007.
I’m a Palestinian Jew poet (poem from the CD Paradigm Shift). Jeff Robinson’s Spoken Words program, WMBR 88.1 FM MIT-2006, NYC.
Turtle Island Is In Mourning (poem): Woody’s Children – Six Months Later – Folk songs in response to September 11th, 2002. Producer and Host: Bob Sherman. WFUV 90.7 FM: Public Radio, Fordham University, 2002.
Tea Ceremony (poem-song): Woody’s Children – Cream of the Summer Crop. Producer and host: Bob Sherman. WFUV 90.7 FM: Public Radio – Fordham University, 2002.
Songs from the CD Rainbow Ride: KPOO San Francisco, 2002.
Songs from the CD Rainbow Ride: WUCF FM 89.9, Orlando, Florida, 2002.
“The Smiling Scarecrow”: Script and animation; Educational TV, Ministry of Education and Culture, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1971.
“Letter After Letter After Letter”Script for Educational TV series, Ministry of Education and Culture, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1974.
What’s New In the World? Script for Educational TV series- Ministry of Education and Culture, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1974.
Estrogenius | A celebration of female voices, a Group exhibition (Invitational, ) NYC 2012
Amendicons. A small works group show in response to the Lebanon War. Makor Art Gallery and Reading Room: An extension of the 92nd Y, New York, NY, 2006. And Haven Arts, Bronx, NY, 2006.
Elephantasy x3 and Jonah’s Journey Into The Light: Part of Journey Legends, a group show, MAKOR gallery – an extension of the 92nd str. Y New York, NY, 2004.
The Second Annual Visionary Arts Festival: Group show. Golden Gate Bridge Park, San Francisco, NY 2003.
Rising Above The Shadows – A gathering of women’s voices and visions, a group show. The Observatory Art Gallery, Custer Institute, Long Island, NY, 2002.
The First Annual Visionary Art Festival. Group show. Golden Gate Bridge Park, San Francisco, CA, 2002.
River Sounding. Group exhibition. In conjunction with The Deep Listening project initiated by Norman Lowery in collaboration with Delaware River keeper Cynthia Poten. The Independent Seaport Museum, Philadelphia, PA, 1996. Invited by artist John Bromberg
Small Works. Group show. Multi Media Gallery, New York, NY, 1993 Roses of Light: Mixed media on paper. Mixed Media a group show.The Multi Media gallery: New York, NY, 1993.
MANDALA Paintings & Crystal Light Installation. Collaborative space with Ingrid Wagner at the Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY, 1989.
“Mediterranean Spring & Other Seasons of the Heart” One-person show of paintings, works on paper and multi-dimensional Light Box. The Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York, NY, 1989.
“The Heart of the International City” one-person exhibit. A three-dimensional MANDALA – a “Temple of Light and a Peace Bell Garden” Model and plans presented at the conference Architecture for a Global Community – by the Center for Peace Through Culture.“The Cathedral of Saint. John The Divine”, New York, NY, 1988.
Goddess. Group show at “Bridge of Beauty” Gallery, San Francisco, CA, 1987
Winged Serpent. Sculpture.Supervised and instructed students at the School of St. Pius XII Scarsdale, NY Sponsored by the Fantasy Fountain Fund of the Cathedral of St. John the Divine. Winning Entry. Exhibited at the Cathedral of Saint John the Divine, New York, NY, 1986.
Forgotten Games – The Art of Box Construction. A Group Show, in honor of American symbolist Joseph Cornell, at the Foxworth Gallery, New York, NY, 1985.
New Images. Group show. The Foxworth Gallery, New York, NY, 1985.
Summer Fantasy. Group show. West End Gallery, New York, NY, 1985.
The Three-Headed Elephant & Other Paintings. Special showing: the Throne Dance Theater’s Lunar Year celebration. Peridance Gallery, New York, NY, 1985.
Windows and Other Spaces. One-person show. The Foxworth Gallery, New York, NY, 1984.
The Surrealist Group Art Show. The New York Public Library, New York, 1982.
Elephantasy. Drawings. One-person show. Masada Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel, 1967. Published with accompanying text by the poet David Avidan, The Thirtieth Century, London & Tel Aviv.
STAGE DESIGN -DANCE THEATER:
Monkey Chant. From Resonant Work Sequence inspired by Jose Arguelles and choreographed by Tyr Throne and Young Soon Kim. Drawings by Adar. Performed by the Tribe - Throne Dance Theater, Nikolais/Louis Dance Space, New York, NY, 1986.
Elephantasy. Conceived by choreographer Tyr Throne and Carmela Tal Baron. Based on Tal Baron’s Painting The Three-Headed Elephant. Set and soft sculpture designed and supervised by Tal Baron. Performed by the Throne Dance Theater, Symphony Space, New York, NY, 1985.
Hilai – An art colony in Galilee, Israel. Peace Fellowship. Among other activities in the community, Collaborated with Abad Abadi, an Arab artist, on a workshop entitled “Home”, aimed at peaceful co-existence through creativity of Arab and Jewish children, 1988.
Mishkenot Sha’ananim (“Dwellings of Tranquility” – An art colony in Jerusalem, Israel, 1987.
Ojai Foundation. Emerging American Buddhism – An invitational retreat led by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh, Ojai, CA, 1987.
TEACHING (Workshops and Lectures):
The Nicholas Roerich Banner of Peaceand its implications for the Middle East’s Peace Process Multi-media presentation with audience participation York College, New York, NY 1995.
The Mandala as A Total Experience: Workshop. Pumpkin Hollow Farm The Theosophical Society, Claryville, NY, 1995.
Introduction to the Arena of Synesthesia. – The dynamics of being an interdisciplinary artist). Lecture. The Theosophical Society, New York, NY, 1994.
Following the Angel of Light. Workshop. Omega Institute for Holistic Studies, Rhinebeck, NY 1993.
Another way to look at Life Time
2006 (July - August) AMENDICONS – a group show of small works in response to the Lebanon war at the Makor Art Galleryand Reading Room (Makor is an extension of the 92 St.YMCA in NYC) Curator: Anat Litwin
2006 (September) AMENDICONS travels to HAVEN ARTS, Bronx NY
2004 (Jan- Feb): Elephantasy x3 and Jonah’s Journey Into The Light, Part of Journey Legends- a group show at Makor NYC
2003 (February) The Second Annual Visionary Arts Festival San-Francisco
2002 (March) RISING ABOVE THE SHADOWS A Gathering of Women’s Voices & Visions / The Observatory Art Gallery at Custer Institute Long Island NY Curator: Geri
2002 (Febuary) The First Annual Visionary Arts Festival San Fransisco
1996 (April- October) River Sounding - Group exhibition at the Independence Seaport Museum in conjunction with the DelawareRiverkeepe,r Philadelphia, PA. The Deep Listening Project was initiated by Norman Lowrey in collaboration with Delaware Riverkeeper, Cynthia Poten 1993 (December) SMALL WORKS - Group exhibition at the Multi Media Arts
1993 (October) ROSES OF LIGHT - Mixed media on paper; part of the MIXED MEDIA group exhibition The Multi Media Arts GallerySoho, New York City.
1989 (March) Mandala Paintings & Crystal Light Installation collaborative space with Ingrid Wagner at Snug Harbor Cultural Center
1989 (April- May) Mediterranean Spring & Other Seasons of the Heart: Paintings, Works on paper & multi-dimensional works. A one-person show at the Nicholas Roerich Museum, New York City (Opening night, April 30 - show through May 28).
1988 (September 24) The Heart of the International City: A 3-dimensional mandala, a Temple of Light and a Peace Bell Garden (model and plans.) Presented at the conference, "Architecture for a Global Community," the Center for Peace Through Culture at The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York City
1987 (July) Goddess: Group Show at Bridge of Beauty Gallery, San Fransisco
1985 (March-April) Forgotten Games - The Art of Box Construction: Group show in honor of Joseph Cornell at the Foxworth Gallery, New York City
1985 (June-July) New Images: Group show at the Foxworth Gallery, New York City
1985 (July - August) Summer Fantasy: Group show at West End, NYC
1985 (Febuary) The Three-Headed Elephant and other paintings: Special showing at the Peridance Gallery, New York City in connection with the Throne Dance Theater's Lunar New Year celebration.
1984 (May-June) Windows and Other Spaces One-person show at the
1982 The Surrealist Group Art Show: The New York Public Library, NYC
1967 Elephantasy: Drawings at Masada Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel Drawings featured in Elephantasy, with text by poet, David Avidan, were published by the 30th Century: London-Tel Aviv
2005 (December)The poem IF A STATUE COULD TALK published in Kokoro, the New York Buddhist Church Newsletter
2004 (September) Paradigm Shift CD 24 poems with musical interpretation by John DiMartino, reflecting an artistic voyage across cultures: a Bridge Between Tongues.
2002 (August) Rainbow Ride CD 11 songs and vocals by Carmela Tal Baron with John Di Martino, Piano (www.johndimartino.com)
1998 (July) Morning Offering - poetry book (8 collages) published by CARMEL-Jerusalem with a grant from the Amos Foundation for writers.
1998 (Spring) PARABOLA Magazine (Myth, Tradition and the Search for Meaning) Millennium issue, commissioned art for the story "The Land"
1997 (Winter) PARABOLA Magazine (Myth, Tradition and the Search for Meaning) winter 1997, on MIRACLES page 53 "Sacred Geometry"
1996 (June) Some Eggs Do It, A Song for Spring Equinox included in the book: Celestially Auspicious Occasions (Seasons, Cycles And Celebration) about the work of Donna Henes Urban Shaman. Published by Perigee division of The Berkley Group/Putnam NYC
1993 Poetry published in International Women Poets Anthology #1 Editor, Laura Boss LIPS 17 (P O Box 1345 Montclair N.J 07042)
1986 (Fall) New York Visionaries. A newsletter published by The Salamandra Studio
1977 Illustrated Stories My Grandfather Should Have Told Me, edited by Deborah Brodie. Bonim Books Division, Hebrew Publishing New York NY
1977 Anthology / Hebrew Poetry from the Seventies Edited by M. Manar & H Omer (published by Hadas, Tel Aviv)
1973 Illustrated Mazel and Shlimazel by Isaac Bashevis Singer
1972 From This Day of Atonement Till the Next, book of poetry
1971 Wrote and illustrated Don't Be Afraid, I'm Only a Child, A book for children age 7-70 published by Sifriat Poalim (Tel Aviv).
1971 Illustrated Facing the Gates of Heaven by Jerzy Andrzejewski, translated from Polish into Hebrew and published by Sifriat Poalim (Tel Aviv)
1968 Illustrated Family Party by poet Dhalia Ravikovitz, published by Am-Oved Tel Aviv.
2006 - October 5th WMBR 88.1 FM at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) The poem I AM A PALESTINIASN JEW (From the CD Paradigm Shift and other poem) was included in "Poetry and Spoken Words" by Jeff Robinson (firstname.lastname@example.org)
2002 - (September 15) WFUV 90.7 FM Public Radio from Fordham University the poem-song TEA CEREMONY was included inWoody’s Children:Cream of the Summer Crop. Producer and hos:t Robert Sherman
2002 - (March 10) WFUV 90.7 FM Public Radio from Fordham University The poem song TURTLE ISLAND IS IN MORNING was presented in "Woody’s Children – Six Month Later - Folk Songs in response to September 11 2002"- (October 31) WUCF FM 89.9
2002 - (September 6) KPOO San Francisco Ca (a song from RAINBOW RIDE)
Stage Design: Dance Theater
1986 (June) Set Design for "Monkey Chant" from Resonant Works Sequence inspired by Jose Arguelles and choreographed byTyr Throne and Young Soon Kim. Performed by the TRIBE (Throne Dance Theater) at the Nikolais/Louis Dance Space,New York City (June 1986) With Drawings Adar
1985 (May 25, 26) Elephantasy: Conceived by the choreographer, Tyr Throne and Carmela Tal Baron; based on Tal Baron's painting The Three-Headed Elephant. Set and soft sculpture designed and supervised by Tal Baron; performed by the Throne Dance Theater, Symphony Space, New York City
Performances & Public Presentations
2005 - 2006 (Aug 5th) Reciting the poem IF A STATUE COULD TALK; Honoring Hiroshima Bombing Memorial Day organized byThe Buddhist Church RSD & 105 street NYC
2004 (June 13) Makor (extension of 92nd St YMCA in NYC) Paradigm Shift Poetry & Music by Carmela Tal-Baron. Music for poetry by John Di Martino. Directed by Gabriel Grilli, a product of Makor’s Artists Network “Create Your Own Theater” Artistic Director
2002 (July 20th) Women Voices after 9-11 Performing Turtle Island Is In Mourning (with Annie Pasqua, Piano) at Heckscher Park, summer stage, Long Island. Sponsored by the Huntington Arts Council Curator: Geri
2001 (April 18) Poets and Mentors: Poetry reading with Dahlia Ravikovitch (leading Israel poet) at Makor Auditorium
1999 "From Valentine To Forgiveness" 3 Environmental Ceremonies (Winter Into Summer & Fall) Around The Imagine Mandala in Strawberry Field, Central Park
1995 (January) Performing Figure 8 Chant For Peace with audience participation Yoga For Peace conference in Jerusalem
1995 (March 19th) Spring is Around the Corner – a multi-media presentation for Spring Equinox The Theosophical Society, New York City
1995 (April) The Red Door (NYC)- Featured
1995 (May) People's Voice Cafe - Songs For Peace
1992 The Alternative Museum, N.Y.C: Singing Equinox songs in a fund raising event to support Procession To Save Our Gardens, with Felicia Young
1991 Performing the song LIKE A TREE BE for and with the children of P.S Brooklyn, NY
1989 (Dec 31) Wetlands, Tribeca NYC Multi-media for The Earth Concert
1989 (April) "A Glimpse Into Vision and Beyond II ": Visual-musical sequence illustrating visionary themes and imaginative imageryin art (Variation no 2) at the Nicholas Roerich Museum, with Zusaan Kali Fasteau and friends.
1987 (September) "Synthesis: Art, Science, and Philosophy in a Planetary Culture": Panelist for tri-disciplinary symposiumat the Ethical Culture Society, New York City. Topic: The Homeless
1987 (July) "Synesthesia and Harmonic Convergence": Multi-media presentation at the Bridge of Beauty Gallery, San Francisco
1987 (March) "A Glimpse Into Vision and Beyond": Visual-musical sequence illustrating visionary themes and imaginative imageryin art. Forum on Art, Center for Peace Through Culture (with Bob Cunningham, Contra Bass and Zusaan Kali Fasteau Composer, Singer and Multi Instrumentalist
2004 (January 21-27)- Journey Legends by Ralph Seliger / The New York Post.
2000 Drinking Lightning a book on Art Creativity and Transformation by Philip Rubinov-Jacobson (pages 112,113
and page 193) published by
1991 L’Art Visionnaire by Michel Random Published by Philippe Lebaud
1985 (July) Firestein, Cecily B. "Group Shows Do It" Artspeak, NYC
1984 (September) O'Neil, Hedy, "Carmela Tal Baron" Arts
1984 June 1st Varon, Evita, "Their Favorite Colors" Artspeak
1984 June Gallery Wrap Up The Clipboard
1978 The HORN BOOK Magazine (review for the book: Stories My Grandfather Should Have Told Me)
Awards and Citations
1998 - Amos Foundation (Jerusalem) A grant to support the publication of "Morning"
1984 - "Vision and Beyond", project on visionary themes/imaginative imagery in American art: Part of the Artist SponsorshipProgram of the NY Foundation for the Arts: researched and wrote a proposal to present a model exhibition, a model she has used the slide show that sums it all, A Glimpse into Vision & Beyond.
1974 - Tel Aviv Foundation for Literature and the Arts: grant for poetry publication
1971 - Israel Ministry of Education and Culture: Official recommendation for "Don't Be Afraid I Am Only A Child"
1968 - Sharet Foundation Award for Drawing
1988 HILAI art colony in northern Israel: Peace fellowship; Among other activities in the community, collaborated with Abad Abadi, an Arab artist, on a workshop on the theme of "home", to bring Arab and Jewish children together
1987 (September-November). MISHKENOT SHA'ANANIM ("Dwelling of Tranquillity"); art colony in Jerusalem, Israel
1987 (May) OJAI FOUNDATION, Southern California: "Emerging American Buddhism," 12-day invitational retreat led by Zen Master Thich Nhat Hanh
Media Illustration And Writing
1983 Contributing Editor and Art Critic, Manhattan Arts
1974 Illustrated and wrote script for "The Smiling Scarecrow", TV film produced by Instructional Television Center, Ministryof Education and Culture (Tel Aviv).
1973 Wrote scripts for "Letter After Letter After Letter" and "What's New In the World" TV series, produced by General Televisionand Instructional Television enters (Tel Aviv).
1967-1969 Reviewed major art exhibitions at Israeli museums and art galleries for "Masa," literary supplement to Davar, Tel Aviv daily newspaper