Chana Helen Rosenberg
is an Israeli artist whose art work is inspired by contemporary Jewish and Israeli life. She incorporates Jewish festivals, celebrations, and characters in her artwork, blending colors and imagery. Her work includes imagery from Jerusalem, where she lived for some time, and Be’er Sheva, where she now lives. She is a member of the Association of Israeli Painters and Sculptors, as well as the Artists’ House, Be’er Sheva. Chana has displayed her work in group exhibitions and had a successful Solo Exhibition in November 2017.
1946 Born in Greater Manchester.
1956 Hanson Girls Grammar school, Bradford.
1962 – 1964 Foundation course at Bradford Art College, England.
1964 – 1968 Fine Art Degree in Painting and Printmaking (with Honours) at Maidstone College of Art, England.
1968 – 1969 Art Teaching Certificate from Leeds University.
1969 – 2006 Teaching career in Art, Special Needs and Nursery Education, in England.
2006 Made Aliyah. Moved to Israel, Jerusalem , and focused on her art work full-time.
2010 Launched her website and started selling art work online (Fine Art America). Sold work at Art Fairs and Presentations in Jerusalem.
2011 ‘Two women, Jerusalem, lino print, exhibited at Green door Studio, U.K.
2012 Moved from the Holy City of Jerusalem to Be’er Sheva, City of Our Fathers, in the Negev Desert.
2013 Became a member of the Association of Israeli Painters and Sculptors (a National Professional Artist’s Association).
2013 March – May.
Lino print exhibited in ‘Breath/Breadth Group Exhibition at Brooklyn College Hillel, New York, presented by Jewish Art Now
2013 ‘Pesach‘ (oil painting) exhibited at the Library Art Gallery, Be’er Sheva, March 10th – April 7th.
2013 ‘Purim‘ (oil painting) exhibited at the Library Art Gallery, Be-er Sheva, August – September.
2013 Art work for sale in Yad Ne’ema Gallery, 9 Yoel Salamon St. Nahalat Shivah, Jerusalem (Cell: 052-658-1150)
2013 Art work for sale in Shorashim Biblical Shop, Tiferet Israel 3, The Old City, Jerusalem (02-628-9729)
2014 Commissioned poster for the ‘Proudly Jewish’ posters series for Voices and Visions, the Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF)
2015 April – June. ‘Hachnasat Sefer Torah‘ (oil painting) exhibited at the Municipal Library Art Gallery, Be’er Sheva
2016 Joined Beit Haomanim (The Artists’ House) in Be’er Sheva. There is always some of her work on display, and Chana takes part in group exhibitions. Work sold.
2016 Golda Meir poster features on the front cover of an American Jewish magazine ‘Shelanu’.
2016 Art work features in various Chabad calendars for 5777, including Manchester, U.K., California and Antwerp.
2016 Hachnasat Sefer Torah poster for an Ashdod, Israel, Synagogue.
2016 Chana’s work is on the Chabad Website ‘Jewish Art for the Soul’.
2017 Chabad , Athens. Calendar 5778, featuring Chana Helen’s art only, and her biography.
2017 Produced 17 line drawings to illustrate ‘Leaving the Garden’, a poetry book by Ruth Fogelman.
2017 November. Solo Exhibition, ‘Gladness and Joy’ at The Artists’ House, Be’er Sheva.
2018 Five cards designed for Yad Sarah, an Israeli national charity. Purim Cards for Yad Sarah
2018 Purim art work on the front cover of the Jerusalem Post IVRIT magazine (ADAR).
2018 Designed cover for audio CD ‘Songs from the Siddur’, by Adirah Liebschutz.
2018 May. Chana was accepted as an Israeli Artist by the America-Israel Cultural Foundation.
2018 ‘Rosh Hashanah, Wedding of The Creation’ featured on the front cover of Esra Magazine, Israel.
2018 Art work features in various Chabad Calendars for 5779.
2018 Chana continues to have work on display at the Artists’House, Be’er Sheva. Her work is quite high profile on the internet, including the Chabad Website and Fine Art America.
The artist is working on 10 line drawings for another poetry book by Ruth Fogelman, alongside working on many new oil paintings for her upcoming Solo Exhibition.
The Exhibition opens on 16.11.2018 at Hechal Shlomo Museum of Jewish Art/Gallery, Jerusalem.