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2009 BFA Illustration, Pratt Institute

2009 – Present The Art of Elke Reva Sudin, fine art and freelance illustration
2014 – Present NY Drawing Booth, CEO/Founder (
2010 – 2015 Jewish Art Now, founder (
2013 – 2015 Creative Coexistence, Founder/Visual Arts Director, Tanger Hillel at Brooklyn College

Grants, Awards, & Residencies
2016 Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship, Cambridge, England.
2016 Art Kibbutz Residency, Governor’s Island, New York
2015 Artist in Residence: Manhattan Jewish Experience, New York
2015 Art Sprinter Award, New York
2013 – 2015 UJA Diversity Grant for Creative Coexistence (CreaCo) at Tanger Hillel at Brooklyn College
2013 PresenTense Fellow, New York
2011 Jewish Week “36 Under 36”
2006 – 2009 Pratt Merit Scholarship
2006 – 2009 Pratt Institute Dean’s List
2005 Hampden County Sheriff’s Association Scholarship, Massachusetts
2005 Boston Globe Scholastic Arts Awards, Gold Key

Solo Exhibitions
2014 Hipsters and Hassids, German Consulate, New York, NY
2013 – 2014 Three Series Retrospective, Jewish Education Project, New York, NY
2013 We Are Patriarchs, Hadas Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Urban Bubble, Chase Family Gallery, Mandel JCC, Hartford, CT
2013 Urban Bubble, Bedford6, Brooklyn, NY
2011 Hipsters and Hassids and other Judaic works, Greenstein Gallery, Cedarhurst NY
2010 Hipsters and Hassids, Le Salon d’Art, New York, NY
2010 Hipsters and Hassids, Aish Hatorah, New York, NY
2010 Hipsters and Hassids, The Workmen’s Circle, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions
2016 Brooklyn: Juxtaposition, Repair the World, Brooklyn, NY
2015 The Art Sprinter, One Art Space, New York, NY
2014 Fiesta Lente, Con Artist Gallery at Art Basel Week, Miami, FL
2014 Art for Equality, White Porch Gallery & R House Wynwood, Art Basel Week, Miami, FL
2014 Jewish Educational Leaders, JOFA (Jewish Orthodox Feminist Alliance), New York, NY
2014 ConiCon, Con Artist, New York, NY
2013 Members Only, Culturefix, New York, NY
2013 Living in Divine Space, J. Resnik Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2012 BoCoCa Arts Festival, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Seeking Space, The Loom, Brooklyn, NY
2012 JustArt, Benrimon Contemporary, New York, NY
2012 Young Adult Art Show, Sephardic Community Center, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Self Promotion, Pratt Institute Library, Brooklyn, New York
2011 Distant Cousins: Jewish and Muslim Women Speak, CSV Cultural Center, New York, NY
2011 Creating Holiness, Ramath Orah, New York, NY
2011 The Contrast Art Show, 320 Studios, New York, NY
2010 The Dura Europos Project, Philadelphia Museum of Jewish Art, Philadelphia, PA
2010 Seduced by the Sacred: Forging a Jewish Art, Charter Oak Cultural Center, Hartford, CT
2010 Color: Correct, Eden Fine Art Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Transcending History: Moving Beyond Slavery and the Holocaust, Vivant Art Collection, Philadelphia, PA
2010 The Sketchbook Project, Traveling exhibition, Art-House Coop, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Buy What You Love, Fundraiser for the Rema Hort Mann Foundation, Jack Shainman Gallery, NY, NY
2009 A Book About Death, Emily Harvey Foundation Gallery, NY, NY; Otis College of Art and Design, LA, CA; The Mobius Artists Group Gallery, Boston, MA
2009 Gleason’s Gym Boxing Art Exhibition, DUMBO Art Under the Bridge Festival, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Nonsense NYC 10th Anniversary Show, 3rd Ward, Brooklyn, NY

Museum Exhibitions
2015 Purim Masks, Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU, Miami Beach, FL
2013 Sacred Voices, Canton Museum of Art, Canton, OH
2011 Windows to the Divine, Madden Museum, Greenwood Village, CO
2009 A Book About Death, The Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY

2016 Live Drawing on iPad with NY Drawing Booth; Apple Flaship Store NYC, NY
2016 Drawing with iPad and NY Drawing Booth; Apple Flagship Store San Francisco, CA
2015 Jewish Art Now, Conney Conference for Contemporary Jewish Art, Los Angeles, CA
2015 My Art, My Life; Limmud NY, Stamford, CT
2014 Young, Jewish and Vibrant in New York City; UN German House, New York, NY.
2014 My Art, My Life; Scheck Hillel Community Day School, Miami, FL.
2014 Creative Collaboration and the Jewish Perspective; Turkish American Student Association Friendship Dinner, Brooklyn, NY.
2013 Life Drawing as Meditation; Mikvah Jewish Immersion, Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Center, Falls Village, CT.
2012 Trends in Contemporary Jewish Art; Studio Aggadah, Philadelphia, PA.
2011 21st Century Jewish Art: Tradition and Innovation; JFNA Tribefest, Las Vegas, NV.
2010 Drawing the Champ: Illustrations of Yuri Foreman; Limmud FSU, Hamptons, New York
2010 Hipsters & Hassids, curated by Jewlicious, JFNA General Assembly, New Orleans, LA

Select Commissions
2015 Ora de Despertar album art, Sarah Aroeste.
2015 “Kislev” Mitzaviv Circle Calendar, Deuteronomy Press.
2013-2016 Kernal to Canon series book cover illustration, Tzemah Yoreh.



Jesse Bernstein, “Celebrating the Diversity of Brooklyn’s Crown Heights Neighborhood Through ArtTablet. July 1, 2016.

Jonathan Greenstein, “Jewish and Multiethnic Art Comes to Crown HeightsAlgemeiner. July 5, 2016.

Phil Lipof, “Boston BoomingWCVB-ABC News Boston. April 13, 2016.

Lisa Klug, “When artists meet technology, digital party favors followThe Times of Israel. January 23, 2016.

Annelisa Stephan, “J. M. W. Turner, Now for iPad The Getty Iris. May 7, 2015.

Mayim Bialik, “Mayim Bialik: Common Myths About Orthodox Judaism–Debunked!Kveller. January 21, 2015.

Liz Furze, “KarmaXCreativity: Meet Elke Reva Sudin.Karma. January 21., 2015.

“Young, Jewish and Vibrant in New York City—Global Round Table at the German House.”
August 22, 2014.

Menachem Wecker, “Explore the Sacred.” The Jewish Press. January 6, 2014.

John Leland, “The Orthodox Fringe.” The New York Times. Page MB1. March 10, 2013.

Richard Mcbee, “We Are Patriarchs: Paintings by Elke Reva Sudin.” The Jewish Press. February 15, 2013.

Sara Trappler-Spielman, “What is Jewish Art? A Diverse Palette.” February 12, 2013.

Uri Zer Aviv, “Brooklyn’s hipster Hasidim try on a new fringe” Haaretz. -features/brooklyn-s-hipster-hasidim-try-on-a-new-fringe.premium-1.485576 December 18, 2012.

Kelsey Osgood, “Abrahamic Rockers” The New Yorker. December 10, 2012.

Laura Sangrà, “Duelo de barbas en Brooklyn” EL PAÍS. September 3, 2012.

Susan Dunne, “’Hipsters And Hassids’ At Mandell JCC” Hartford Courant.,0,4130959.story January 11, 2012.

Sarah Schmerler, “Hipsters & Hassids.” The WG News. October 14, 2011.

Marisa Martin, “From Holy Days to Hipsters.” World Net Daily. October 6, 2011.

Leah Hakimian, “How Saul Met Elke.” The Jewish Week. October 10, 2011.

Ariel Rosenbloom, “Williamsburg dynamic in art.” The Jewish Star.,2566 July 13, 2011.

Monica Rozenfeld “‘Hipsters and Hassids’: Jewish Identity Explored Through Art” NY Blueprint. July 12, 2011.

Dresner, Stacey. “Bringing attention to modern Jewish art.” The Western Mass Jewish Ledger. June 17, 2011.

Michael Sorgatz. “Artist Profile: Saul Sudin and Elke Reva Sudin” Art in New York City. June 12, 2011.
Dickter, Adam. “36 Under 36.” The Jewish Week. May 13, 2011. Pages 29-30.

Sue Fishkoff. “’Tribefest’- A Hit with Federation Regulars, Reaching Unaffiliated Still A Challenge”. Pittsfield, MA: Berkshire Jewish Voice, 2011. Page 26.
“Pratt People.” Prattfolio The Magazine of Pratt Institute. Fall Winter 2010. Page 5.

Ori Z. Soltes. “Slavery and the Holocaust.” Zeek Magazine 2010.

Maya Klausner. “‘Hipsters and Hassids’ Unite on Canvas.” The Arty Semite June 16, 2010.
Traven Rice. “Hanging With Hipsters and Hassids.” NY, NY: The Lo Down, 2010. June 3, 2010.
Jenny Merkin. “‘Hipsters and Hasids’ Finds Parallels Between Two Worlds.” Tablet, 2010. April 20, 2010.
Jordan Galloway. “Williamsburg War Spills Onto Canvas.” NY, NY: New York Press, 2010. February 13, 2010.
Weichselbaum, Lehman. “Painting Bridges in Williamsburg.” The Jewish Week, February 12, 2010. Page 3 and 5.
Thomas J. Shelford. “‘Hipsters and Hassids’ Series by Elke Reva Sudin.” The Artful Ranter. January 10, 2010.

Published Journals

Illustration cited in Spinoza in Shtreimels: An Underground Seminar in The Jewish Review of Books, Vol. 3, Number 3, Fall 2012

Davidson, Natalie and Camelia Serghie. The Queens College Journal of Jewish Studies, Volume XIII, Spring 2011 – Hassidic Images. Queens, NY: Queens College Center for Jewish Studies, 2011

Pervos, Stefanie and Dr. Roberta Farber. Jewish Identity in Post Modern Society. Academic Studies Press, 2011

2011 Zachs Family Collection, West Hartford, CT
2010 Benjamin Brafman private collection, New York
2009 The Museum of Modern Art (MOMA) A Book About Death, compiled by Deven Marriner.
2009 LA County Museum and Research Library, A Book About Death.

Technical Abilities
Procreate (iPad drawing), Typography, proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, HTML, WordPress, Quickbooks, Quickbooks Online, Book binding

2016 Consultant, Adobe mobile apps regarding Sketch app changes, San Francisco, CA
2015-2016 Consultant, Deuteronomy Press regarding artists for Mitzaviv Calendar commission, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Consultant, Isabella Freedman, regarding presenters to include in “Artfest,” Falls Village, CT

Professional Memberships
2012-2016 Member, Con Artist Collective, NY, NY
2012-2016 Member, POWArts Professional Organization for Women in the Arts, NY, NY
2012-2014 Member, Global Round Table, NY, NY
2010-2014 Board Member, Jewish Art Salon, NY, NY
2011-2014 Board Member, Art Kibbutz NY, NY, NY

Exhibitions Juried
2015 2014-2015 Judaic Art Contest, Ravsak, New York, NY

Exhibitions Curated
2013 Breath/Breadth, Brooklyn College Hillel, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Art Battle: Soh Nup Ink Collective vs. Con Artist Collective, New York, NY
2012 Sky Gallery, 75 Wall St, New York, NY
2011 The Contrast Art Show, 320 Studios, New York, NY
2010 Generation D: Identities, Flomenhaft Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Art Rave & Fashion Show-Opening night of Sephardic Music Festival, Industry City, Brooklyn, NY
2010 Jewish Diversity, Gallery Bar, New York, NY

Gallery Affiliations
Boston Art, Boston, MA