Jewish Women Artists examines the various art forms created by female painters, sculptors, printmakers, and photographers. Their art reflects their unique life experiences and displays concern for aesthetic issues and social equality. They reacted to the culture and the times in which they lived. Jewish Women Artists surveys the 19th and 20th centuries of Jewish female creativity in the visual arts.
Nancy Kotz is an art historian and nonprofit professional. She holds a B.A (Skidmore College, 1984) in Art History and Business as well as a Certificate in Nonprofit Management (Georgetown University, 2011).
Professionally, Nancy began her career in arts and public policy (Congressional Arts Caucus) before transitioning to the museum world (Smithsonian Institution and National Gallery of Art) where she held positons in museum education and museum retail. Nancy is also the Founder and Content Curator for VisualArtsDC, a social media based community with over 1300 followers focused on the visual arts in the metropolitan Washington, DC region.
Since 2015 she has been presenting programs to audiences across Maryland, the District of Columbia, and Northern Virginia for Jewish Art Education (JAE) as well as serving as JAE’s Marketing Director. Her clients include senior living communities, synagogues and adult education programs. “At JAE, we are dedicated to bringing the best in the Jewish visual arts to the widest possible audience. Our mission is to educate the wider world on the contributions of the visual arts to Jewish civilization.”
This free program is part of the Federation’s Connecting With Community Series