June 2016

June 30, 2016
Launching our new website

Hi Everyone-

I’m excited to launch this new platform, which we see as way to share art and bring more people into the Asylum Arts conversation. Asylum Arts was built on the belief that artists shape the world we live in now, and help us understand places that came before. Artists are the document...

June 29, 2016
“I am a Natural Born Misfit Artist”

Katya Grokhovsky was born in Ukraine, raised in Australia and is based in New York. She is an artist, independent curator, organizer, educator and a founding director of Feminist Urgent. Grokhovsky holds an MFA in Studio from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, a BFA from Victorian College o...

June 28, 2016
Subways, Mail and Comics Culture: Asylum Artists In Conversation

Click here to listen to Nina Prader in conversation with writer, cartoonist and designer Jonathan Rotsztain, in a live session recorded by Roy Regev during our recent retreat in Garrison, NY. The interview aired for the first time as part of Prader’s podcast, Paper & Tape.

A brief look into their...

June 17, 2016
Asylum Arts Retreat 2016: A View Behind the Scenes

Every year, Asylum Arts brings together dozens of international Jewish artists for a retreat held at Garrison, NY, during which they experience workshops, talks, shared creative time, learn about each other’s practice, and, crucially, join an ever-growing network of worldwide practitioners. Painte...

Bay Area Jewish Artist Retreat

Fruits of the Night by Mia Gourvitch

Literature Meets Visual Art by Ella Ponizovsky Bergelson