TJAA Juried Exhibition "TREE OF LIFE" Valuing our Culture by Deepening the Understanding of Our Roots

·    Maximum size 36” x 60”, framed and wired for hanging
·    Weight Limit - 25 lbs
·    ARTWORK MUST FIT THE SHOW THEME in some manner in order to be accepted.

·    “Tree of Life” - Valuing Our Culture by Deepening the Understanding of Our Roots

·    Each member may enter 3 works for $35. 
·    If not already paid, 2018 dues of $36 may be paid with show application. 

·    On-Line – – scroll down to “Participating in an Exhibit”
·    By Mail – make $35 check out to TJAA
    PO Box 833574
    Richardson, TX   75083

·    Artwork will be juried by Evelyn Siegel, and will be accepted upon the juror’s discretion
·    Space at BRIT is limited, and that may influence the number of pieces accepted.
·    TJAA reserves the right to refuse any work deemed unacceptable.

·    BRIT requests a 10% commission on any work sold during the show.
·    TJAA does not take a commission on any work that is sold.
·    BRIT does not conduct sales - they will connect buyers with the artist.

·    All reasonable care shall be exercised with entries; however, TJAA will not be responsible for loss or damage.
·    BRIT does not ensure the work; artists should provide their own insurance if they wish.
·    TJAA is responsible for hanging the show and we will need TJAA member volunteers

Evelyn Siegel, former owner of the Evelyn Siegel Gallery of Fort Worth and well-respected artist, educator, and philanthropist.

·    BRIT has offered 15 minutes during the reception for a few TJAA show artists to talk about their work.
·    TJAA may be able to host an artist speaker at some time during the BRIT show.


MARCH 16 - MAY 3, 2018
SHOW THEME:  “Tree of Life”
Valuing Our Culture by Deepening the Understanding of Our Roots



Place one copy of the entry form on the back of each piece of artwork.  Circle the work corresponding artwork on this form.

It is the responsibility of the artist to have their work picked up on Friday, May 4, between 10 am and 5 pm. Work left past this date maybe disposed of at the discretion of TJAA.


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Submit entry form and artwork jpg’s to Jan Ayers Friedman - by the Submission Deadline - February 21, 2018

Submission of this Entry Form signifies your acceptance of all rules and regulations for this show.


The Jewish Federation of Fort Worth and Texas Jewish Arts Association invite you to participate and enjoy: 


Fort Worth Community Arts Center
1300 Gendy Street • Fort Worth, TX 76107

Join a text study with community rabbis then use that as inspiration to create something new with local Jewish artists. Try something you’ve never done before or learn more about a medium you’re familiar with. Free registration below...

All art pieces and performances will be shown at the community Through a Jewish Lens art reception at the Fort Worth Community Arts Center on January 7, from 4 to 6 pm.

There is no cost to participate in a studio or to attend the reception. Registration is required for the studios (below). 

CHOOSE ONE: Study & Studio • Sunday, Jan. 7 • 10 am to 1 pm

Please sign up by December 29, 2017

Glass Fusing with Nan Phillips

Use your inspiration from the text study to create your own fused glass piece with artist Nan Phillips. If the piece is not able to be fired at the program, Nan will take it back to Dallas to fire it and ship to you. 10 studio spaces available.

Painting with Gloria Sepp

Transform your Jewish learning into your own painting with artist Gloria Sepp. 10 studio spaces available.

Mosaic with Marvin Beleck

Create a mosaic piece to reflect the morning’s revelations with artist Marvin Beleck. 10 studio spaces available.

Music Composition with Sarah Price

Work as a group with violinist Sarah Price and create a new piece of music to reflect the morning’s  learning. Bring your instrument if you have one. 10 studio spaces available.

Photography with Jan Friedman

Bring the morning’s insights into how you see the world with artist Jan Ayers Friedman. Bring your camera or smartphone. 10 studio spaces available.

Through A Jewish Lens ART RECEPTION

Sunday, Jan. 7 from 4 pm to 6 pm • FREE & Open to the Community

Fort Worth Community Arts Center Scott Theater  

We invite the community to join us at 4 pm on Sunday, January 7 for the art reception of Through a Jewish Lens at the Scott Theater in the Fort Worth Community Arts Center.

See the pieces created by your friends and neighbors and visit with the community. This event is free to attend. Wine and cheese will be served. See you there! 


Mark your calendar for the Texas Jewish Arts Association's exciting next step as we launch our new Music and Dance Divisions!

TJAA Music and Dance Present 

A Celebration of Survival

Sunday, January 21, 2018, 3 - 5 pm

The Museum of Biblical Arts and the National Center for Jewish Art   7500 Park Lane, Dallas, TX

Suki John

Suki John

Adam McKinney

Adam McKinney

The performance will include an excerpt from Suki John's choreodrama "Sh'Ma", three pieces from Schindler's List for Violin, an excerpt from Ha' Mapah, string chamber works, and a poetry reading.  There will also be audience participation performances including a traditional Israeli dance taught and lead by a member of Rikud Dallas.  Other performers include: Reina Bensimon, Jennifer Mabus, Jude McCoy, Christina Kim, Yu-Ho Chang 

This event is free of charge, but reservations are requested. Make reservations HERE

Sarah Price

Sarah Price

Jewish Artist in America Artist Reception Thursday, December 7

    Julie Mee'tal

    Julie Mee'tal

Join TJAA for an Artist Reception Celebrating Jewish Artists in America      

featuring Artists: Veronique Jonas, Jamie Pink Weisbrod, Julie Mee'tal and Jan Ayers Friedman

                  Thursday, December 7 6-7pm                     Museum of Biblical Art / National Center for Jewish Art  in cooperation with Texas Jewish Arts Association

7500 Park Lane, Dallas TX 75225

Jamie Pink Weisbrod

Jamie Pink Weisbrod

Jan Ayers Friedman  

Jan Ayers Friedman


Veronique Jonas

Veronique Jonas

Barbara Hines & James Surls Opening Reception Thursday, November 2

To RSVP for the Barbara Hines & James Surls Reception, please email Kathy at

Also currently showing at the Museum of Biblical Arts:  Jewish Artists in America - artwork of TJAA members Julie Meetal Berman, Jan Ayers Friedman, Veronique Jonas, and Jamie Pink Weisbrod.  The official TJAA Reception for this show will be Thursday, December 7, from 6 - 7pm.