Soul Space: Art by J. Ruth Gendler
by Andrew Enoch
The Chochmat Social Hall now has an exhibit of J. Ruth Gendler. June 22nd’s Shabbat oneg will honor the artist.
California artist J. Ruth Gendler is the author of three books which include her art: the bestselling The Book of Qualities, the award-winning, Notes on the Need for Beauty, and the anthology of myths, poems and prayers about night and day, Changing Light. Gendler’s paintings and monotypes have been exhibited nationally. As a “teaching artist” Gendler is committed to the transformation potential of the arts. She has taught writing and art to adults and children for thirty years. Recent workshops include “Befriending the Imagination,” “The Wisdom of Beauty,” “Writing for the Heart/The Heart of Writing,” and “Childhood Religion/Adult Spiritual Choices.”