Hanan Harchol

Hanan Harchol: Making Jewish Wisdom Accessible Through Art

New York, NY, USA / Discussing in English
Jewish Food For Thought
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Interview by Sandee Brawarsky, author and culture editor of The Jewish Week

Hanan HarcholHanan Harchol is a multimedia visual artist, born in Israel, who moved to the U.S. as a child. Harchol creates paintings, drawings, animations, videos, and multimedia installations that use family narratives to explore the human condition, in particular, the application of Jewish teachings to contemporary life, including Jewish Food for Thought Harchol earned a Master of Fine Arts from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a Bachelor of Fine Arts with Highest Honors from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University.  Harchol has exhibited extensively in museums and galleries across the country, including The Chicago Cultural Center; the Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion Museum and Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York; and the Jersey City Museum. His animation work was recently presented in an exhibit at Hebrew Union College.