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Elke Reva Sudin

Art of Elke Reva Sudin, Jewish Art Now
Artist, Culture Entrepreneur
Brooklyn, New York

Elke Reva Sudin is a visual artist inspired by new and imagined cross-cultural intersections as they converge with her Jewish identity. She has exhibited at such galleries and museums as the Canton Museum of Art in Ohio, the Jewish Museum of Florida and various Art Week fairs in Miami. She frequently performs live art painting including events in Miami at the Wynwood Walls. Her painting series, Hipsters and Hassids was featured in such prominent publications as The New York Times, Haaretz, and Tablet to critical acclaim. In 2010, Sudin founded the media outlet Jewish Art Now with the aim to redefine Jewish art in the 21st Century. As curator, she has presented programs at Works In Progress, the Flomenhaft Gallery, Gallery Bar, and Industry City, in New York. In 2011, Sudin was named one of the Jewish Week’s “36 Under 36” and in 2013 participated in the PresenTense fellowship in New York. Sudin is also the founder of CreaCo, a new program at the Brooklyn College Hillel that uses art to unify cultural diversity on campus. In 2014 she launched NY Drawing Booth, a company that provides live portraits digitally drawn on iPads for both personal and corporate events internationally. Clientele includes InStyle Magazine, IBM, Macys, L’Oreal, Godiva, Marriot Hotels, and Bain Capital. Sudin holds a BFA in Illustration from Pratt Institute in New York.