Yona Verwer

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Most Recent Affiliation:

  • Jewish Art Salon


  • New York, United States of America


  • Yona Verwer is a Dutch-born, New York based multimedia artist exploring personal and collective identity, history, tikkun olam, and kabbalah. She has exhibited in galleries and museums internationally, such as the Jerusalem Biennale, Yeshiva University Museum, Andy Warhol Factory, Holocaust Memorial Center, Reginald Lewis Museum of African-American Art, Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, Center for Jewish History, Mizel Museum, Stanback Museum, Canton Museum of Art, and others. Verwer has been featured in the New York Times, the New Yorker, Art Criticism, Ars Judaica, Huffington Post, and in Ori Soltes’ Tradition and Transformation: Three Millennia of Jewish Art and Architecture. She holds a master’s degree in fine art from the Royal Academy of Art in The Hague, the Netherlands. She is the director & co-founder of the Jewish Art Salon, the world’s largest Jewish visual arts organization, where she produced 30 exhibitions and 40 art events to date.