Orna Bentor, Chatavim - Homage to Rabi, 1995, Acrylic on canvas, 30” x 30”. Image courtesy of the artist. ©Orna Bentor

ARTSpectrum Lecture Series: Orna Bentor, Artist Gallery Talk

Event date: 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014 - 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Orna will discuss her work in the exhibition Landscapes Within. Her work investigates an artist's inner conflict between past, present, memory, and experience. New sculpture work by the artist will aslo be on display.

About the Artist

Orna Bentor is an award-winning artist, graphic designer, and art teacher who has lived and worked in both Israel and the United States.  Since November 2003, following and exacerbation of her Multiple Sclerosis, Orna is no longer able to use her right hand to paint.  Thus, she trained herself to paint using her left hand.  Recently she is working with clay and exploring unique method of hand-building.  Orna is an active member in ArtMix, a women artists group based in the High Country of North Carolina.  The group meets regularly to create art, learn from, inspire each other, works collaboratively, and exhibit together.


Sponsor: 
Turchin Center for the Visual Arts
Contact name: 
Visitor & Member Services
Contact email: 
turchincenter@appstate.edu
Contact telephone: 
(828) 262-3017
Location: 
Turchin Center Lecture Hall
Admission: 
Free

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