Visions of Redemption
Geula Twersky’s art interweaves Jewish tradition, history and the many facets of her own life. The pain she felt as the child of a Holocaust survivor and the national euphoria she experienced as she matured in the era following Six Day War have strongly influenced her paintings. Her work delves into the significance of her name Geula — redemption.
Many eras and cultures enrich Geula’s work and technique. Geula finds much of the inspiration for her paintings in the multicultural fabric of Jewish life, depicting Ashkenazik, Sefardik, Yemenite, Bucharin and Ethiopian Jews practicing unique traditions that have survived for millennia. Geula’s art captures the beauty of the Land of Israel, and the warmth and vibrancy of Judaism in its many cultures and practices.
In the summer of 2006 Geula fulfilled her lifelong dream of making Aliyah from The United States, together with her husband and their children. Artistic visions of this dream, and the inspiration she draws from her home in Israel, led to her receiving Israel’s highest grant award for artistically talented new immigrants.
In the Summer of 2007, Geula was chosen from among hundreds of new olim artists who made aliyah within that decade to display her works in the Knesset. The special show was part of a week-long celebration of the Ministry of Immigrant Absorbtion’s 30-year anniversary.
In 2010 Geula’s paintings were selected for a month long government sponsored exhibit in The Ministry of Absorbtion in Jerusalem in celebration of International Women’s Day. Geula’s work continues to be featured on the Absorption Ministry’s official website, greeting cards, and calendars.
Geula’s paintings are sold in galleries around the world, and are sought after by collectors of unique and inspirational Jewish art.