Recycled metals, sustainable, locally sourced materials are used whenever possible.

My Vision

When I started metal smithing, it felt like I took the tools out of my back pocket. It felt right. Clearly this was something I was meant to do—all the time. I was using my grandparents’ story of survival for a paper in a university class on the Holocaust and Genocide, when my grandfather started giving me his tools….

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21June

Action Steps Against US Government Cruelty

Many of you have asked “What can I do?”  There are many calls to action and many ways to engage. NOW IS THE TIME TO FIGHT!  The list below includes only a few examples.  The posts start with time sensitive material.  Some of the dates have passed, but I have kept them on as documentation.  The bottom has more general…

11June

Judaica in Honor of Gay and Straight Holocaust Victims

The act of being called upon to read from the Torah in front of a congregation is called an aliyah: an ascent or instance of rising. When one receives the honor of being called upon to read from the Torah, the Rabbi, Cantor or spiritual leader uses this art to hold the place of the next reading.  For years I…

20May

Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness Update

Shavuot, the time of the year that Jewish people celebrate receiving the Torah,  is a perfect time to give you an update on the installation I’m currently creating,  Art for Prayer and Peace: A Bridge to Oneness.  You may remember, about a year ago, we had our first Oneness Project Exhibit and Program.  The event was a dream come true…

17May

Aimee’s Judaica: Make Great Gifts from the State of Israel

The Consulate General of Israel to the Pacific Northwest selected two special pieces of my artwork— the Justice Tzedakah Box in Bronze Plate and the Justice and Protection Mezuzah to honor two pillars from the Bay Area Jewish community for their support of the State of Israel.  The celebration held on April 24, 2108 in honor of Israel’s 70th Anniversary…

30March

Passover: Freedom and Justice For All

Every year before the Passover Seder, my Holocaust survivor grandmother would say, “Once we were slaves.  Now we are free.  Every day I live is a victory over Nazi brutality.” As a child this holiday meant so much to me. Today, we continue to honor her and all those who are not free not just by celebrating Passover, but by…

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