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Rosenzweig Gallery

Current Exhibit

Nature's Expressions: Landscapes of North Carolina and Puerto Rico

Landscape Oil Paintings by Marvin Saltzman

Marvin Saltzman was born in Chicago, Illinois, in 1931. He attended the University of Chicago and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 1954 to 1956, and received a B.F.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Southern California in 1959. He taught at multiple universities, including Eastern Oregon State College, the University of Wisconsin at Madison, the University of Southern California, and was a member of the faculty of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1967 to 1996, where he mentored hundreds of students, many of whom have gone on to have successful artistic careers.

Saltzman has a meticulous painting process: His vibrant landscapes are composed of a multitude of colored glyphs that are first drawn in nature and then painted from memory. Working in a series, he hangs up multiple palettes around his studio, rotating them until the paintings tell him he is finished.

To learn more about Saltzman, check out this video.

About the Rosenzweig Gallery

The Rosenzweig Gallery of Judea Reform Congregation is the only gallery in the Chapel Hill-Durham area with dedicated space for the display of Judaic art and artifacts. Judea Reform Congregation’s founding Rabbi, Efraim Michael Rosenzweig was not only the congregation’s first spiritual leader, he was also a poet, an artist, a social activist and an art collector. His personal collection of Judaic artifacts was donated to Judea Reform, and became the core of the Rosenzweig Collection. (READ THE WHOLE ROSENZWEIG GALLERY STORY . . . )

The Rosenzweig Gallery rotates every four months and includes a gallery wall for 2-D work as well as a glass display case for 3-D work and other items and artifacts.

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Past Exhibits

Mon, May 20 2019 15 Iyar 5779