In 2011, LATICRETE sponsored the Exhibition in Print, MAN’s international competition juried by celebrated art dealer Bernice Steinbaum, mosaic artist/teacher/author Emma Biggs and painter/art commentator Matthew Collings. From a field of hundreds of submissions, Ilana Shafir (Israel) was selected as one of the 8 artists to be showcased in the 2011 edition of the magazine. Click on the article below to see the full story on this gifted artist who says of her work:
“As the Israeli poet Yossi Gamzou once wrote, ‘There are people with hearts of stones and there are stones with human hearts.’ I always try to find the ‘human heart’ in each and every tessera I use in my mosaics,“
- Ms. Shafir’s website can be found here
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