Press List

Selected Reviews, Articles, Essays and Catalogs:

2015     The Jerusalem Biennale 2015 Exhibition and Catalog organized by Rami Ozeri – Jerusalembiennale.org and catalogue

2015     Women of the Book at the Jerusalem Biennale 2015 in the Jerusalem Report – https://static1.squarespace.com/static/55c6f8d4e4b06ae6eeb965a6/t/5bb07c6ec830254901dac5c4/1538292849007/WOB.JerusalemReport+compressed.pdf

2013     A Sign of the Times: Contemporary American Post-Holocaust Imagery and Post-Jewish Identity by Stacy Rebecca Schwartz, San Jose State University, Summer 2013, pp. 104-105 – https://scholarworks.sjsu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?referer=https://www.google.com/&httpsredir=1&article=7912&context=etd_theses

2011     “Feminist Imaginings in the Contemporary Kabbalah Movement” in Feminism and Religion by Amy Levin – https://feminismandreligion.com/2011/09/05/feminist-imaginings-in-the-contemporary-kabbalah-movement-by-amy-levin/

2010     Every Woman Artist Exhibited at the Jewish Museum: 1947-2019, Master List compiled  for International Women’s Day 2019 – https://stories.thejewishmuseum.org/every-woman-artist-exhibited-at-the-jewish-museum-1947-2019-bd66be702bf0

2010     500 Judaica: Innovative Contemporary Ritual Art. An anthology, with and introduction by Daniel Belasco. New York: Lark Books, a Division of Sterling Publishing Co. Inc. – Book_500Judaica_InnovativeContemporaryRitualArt

2010     Seduced by the Sacred: Forging a New Jewish Art at the Charter Oak Foundation, Hartford Ct. and the Joyce and Andrew C. Mandell JCC of West Hartford – http://joelsilversteinart.com/SEDUCEDBYTHESACREDCATALOGUE.pdf

2009     Reinventing Ritual, The Jewish Museum, NYC in The Jewish Press by Richard McBee – https://richardmcbee.com/writings/museums/item/reinventing-ritual-at-the-jewish-museum

2008-09    Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life, The Jewish Museum, NYC, curated by Daniel Belasco, exhibition traveled the Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco; Belasco, Daniel. Reinventing Ritual: Contemporary Art and Design for Jewish Life, exhibition catalog written with Danya Ruttenberg (Contributor), Tamar Rubin (Contributor), Arnold M. Eisen (Contributor), Julie Lasky (Contributor).  ISBN-13: 978-0300146820; ISBN-10: 0300146825

2009     “The New Authentics: Artists of the Post-Jewish Generation at the Rose Art Museum,” Brandeis University in Metrowestdailynews.com by Chris Bergeron – https://www.metrowestdailynews.com/article/20080615/NEWS/306159974

2008     Flatlanders 2: A Regional Roundup, Richard L. Nelson Gallery, UC Davis, Davis, CA. Curated by Renny Pritikin – Flatlanders Roundup2_Davis Enterprise_2008

2008-07     The New Authentics: Artists of the Post-Jewish Generation, The Jewish Museum, NYC curated by Staci Boris, traveled to The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University; Boris, Staci. The New Authentics: Artists of the Post-Jewish Generation. Chicago, Illinois: Spertus Museum, Spertus Institute of Jewish Studies, 2007. ISBN: 9780935982657 – 2007_The New Authentics_Spertus Museum_Catalog Essay_Lori Waxman

2007     “Torah Study, Feminism and Spiritual Quest in the Work of Five American Jewish Women Artists” by Gloria Orenstein in Nashim A Journal of Jewish Women’s Studies & Gender Issues –  2007_NASHIM_Women in the VIsual Arts_Gloria Orenstein;  Gloria Feman Orenstein in Nashim A Journal of Jewish Women s Studies & Gender Issues 14(1):97-130 · October 2007 DOI: 10.1353/nsh.2008.0006

2005     The Hidden Garden: Three Artists explore the Kabbalah: Cheselyn Amato, Tasha Robbins and Beth Ames Swartz, Borowsky Gallery, Gershman JCC, Philadelphia, PA, Sept – Nov 2005, Exhibition Catalog by Curator, Miriam Seidel

2005     The True Mysteries, Not Celebrities, of Kabbalah, Borowsky Gallery, Gershman JCC, Philadelphia PA in The Jewish Exponent by Andrea Cantor – https://www.jewishexponent.com/2012/12/30/the-true-mysteries-not-celebrities-of-kabbalah/

2004     “Vision and Visibility: Contemporary Jewish Women Artists Visualize the Invisible,” in FEMSPEC by Gloria Orenstein, Vol 4 issue 2 (2004). p. 46-82 – 2004_FEMSPEC_Vision and Visibility_Gloria Orenstein

1996     A Temple in Honor of Life Lived Every Day – An Unfinished Song of Love at the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL, Curator’s Statement, Lanny Silverman – 1996_A Temple In Honor Life Lived Every Day_Lanny Silverman_Curator Statement

1996     “A Temple in Honor of Life Lived Every Day – An Unfinished Song of Love” at the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL in The New Art Examiner by James Yood – 1996_A Temple in Honor_New Art Examiner_James Yood

1996     “A Temple in Honor of Life Lived Every Day – An Unfinished Song of Love” at the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL in Dialogue Arts by Tina Wasserman – 1996_Review_Dialogue_Tina Wasserman

1995     “Religion as Art” at the Struve Gallery in The Jewish News by Emily Soloff – 1995_Spiritual Inquiries_Struve Gallery_Jewish News_Emily Soloff

1995     “Religion as Art,” Struve Gallery, Chicago in the Chicago Tribune by Lori Gray – 1995_Spiritual Inquiries_Chicago Tribune_Lori Gray

Additional Websites:

AXIS Gallery – http://axisgallery.org/home/artists/cheselyn-amato/

Jewish Art Salon (JAS) – https://jewishartsalon.org/cheselyn-amato/

Women of the Book/International Women’s Contemporary Visual Torah Project organized by Shoshana Gugenheim – https://www.womenofthebook.org/nitzavim