JGallery 2018 Exhibitions 





NOVEMBER 5, 2018 - JANUARY 7, 2019

Reception: 7-8:30 PM Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Artists Leslie Kell, Chalda Maloff and Paul McGuire present a thought-provoking showcase of contemporary digital art. Using computers in their creative process, each artist utilizes a variety of technical and aesthetic approaches to create unique artistic expressions. 


Buddhist Sacred Days: Photographs by Kate Graham

JANUARY 16 - MARCH 18, 2019

Reception: 7-8:30 PM Wednesday, January 30, 2019

Photographer Kate Graham documents the ancient Buddhist religious rites and their practitioners in Tibet and Qinghai. The images come to life in vibrant colors and remarkable portraits of the residents whose culture has persevered and flourished with joy and dignity. 



The Color of Memory

APRIL 2 - MAY 20, 2019

Reception: 7-8:30 PM Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Julie Meetal Berman and Veronique Jonas have created a body of artwork that expresses the searing effect of the Holocaust on their families and on the Jews of Europe during World War II. Julie’s work reflects the stories of her Hungarian parents and the larger fate of European Jews. Veronique’s series envisions the experience of her family and the Jewish community on the Greek island of Rhodes. 


En Plein Air: The Art of  Painting Outdoors

MAY 29 - JULY 15, 2019

Reception: 7-8:30 PM Wednesday, June 5, 2019

Artists explore the experience of painting on site capturing the ephemeral qualities of light and the color notes of the landscape. Painting "in the open air” is an art form and practice dating back to the French Impressionists. 



Eyes on Safari

JULY 22 - AUGUST 26, 2019

Reception: 2-3:30 PM Sunday, August 4, 2019

Pen & Ink artist Sherry Steele and photographers, Sally Sheppard and Humboldt Mandell expertly capture the people and wildlife of Africa. Sherry works from field studies sketched on Safari and Sally and her husband’s images document their photo Safari in Tanzania. 


Throughout the year, the JCC displays a series of visual arts exhibitions of photography, mixed media, paintings and fiber arts. JGallery features both new and established artists, local and traveling exhibits and more.

JGallery is devoted to expanding and enriching cultural life in Austin. By providing space to Jewish and non-Jewish artists, the JGallery offers the community the opportunity to explore the richness and diversity of art from a broad range of mediums. Through solo and group exhibitions JGallery serves as a vehicle to discover many avenues of artistic expression, finding common threads to Jewish experience, identity and culture. The gallery presents exhibitions and programming that aim to enhance knowledge, deepen understanding, expand art forms and take full advantage of each vibrant exhibition season.

If you are interested in participating on the Visual Arts League or for information on exhibitions, please contact Rachel Wimberley at rachel.wimberley@shalomaustin.org.