Growing Up Jewish-Art & Storytelling
Speaker: Jacqueline Kott-Wolle
“Growing Up Jewish – Art and Storytelling” is a series of 40 contemporary oil paintings and personal narratives exploring one family’s North American brand of Jewish identity and how it evolved over five generations.
Join the artist Jacqueline Kott-Wolle for a multi-media presentation about her series and how she engages with questions of Jewish identity in the past, present, and future through her work.
This program will also stream live on our Facebook page here.
About the Speaker:
Jacqueline Kott-Wolle (b.1969) lives in Highland Park, IL where she paints full time. In 2005, after moving to Chicago from Toronto with her family, Jacqueline fulfilled a long-time goal of developing her painting skills by studying at The Art Center of Highland Park. Using a fresh palette of color, Kott-Wolle currently paints in oils and focuses on capturing precious moments with her family and friends.
Jacqueline’s work has been exhibited in both group and solo exhibitions. She has lectured for numerous organizations including the Museum of Jewish Heritage NYC, the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, The Forward and The Ontario Jewish Archives among others. Her artwork has been featured in publications including The Artdex and The Art Canada Institute. Jacqueline’s paintings and commissioned works are in private collections throughout the United States, Canada and Israel.