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artist

Chava Wolpert Richard, German Artist. Recipient 2 Merit awards Interfaith Forum on Religion, Art and Architecture,1980, 83, Juror's Choice award Liturgical Art Guild, 1991, Best in Judaica award, 1997. Private Israeli Army, 1951-1953. Member Judaic Art Guild.

Background

Richard, Chava Wolpert was born on February 26, 1933 in Frankfurt, Germany. Arrived in Palestine, 1934,arrived in the United States, 1958. Daughter of Ludwig Y. and Else (Ahrens) Wolpert.

Education

Student, Bezalel Academy Arts and Design, Jerusalem, 1954—1956.

Career

Artist-in-residence The Jewish Museum, New York City, 1958—1988. Private Israeli Army, 1951-1953.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Painter, designer/creator of contemporary style ceremonial Judaica such as candelabra, Passover sets, Torah ornaments, decorative Judaica in enamel, silver, other metals, glass, porcelain, wood, acrylics, fabrics and oil painting. Represented in 11 museum collections in the United States, Australia, Europe, Israel.

Membership

Private Israeli Army, 1951-1953. Member Judaic Art Guild.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Reflexology, healing with herbs.

Connections

Married Henry A. Richard, 1959 (deceased January 1971).

father:
Ludwig Y. Wolpert

mother:
Else (Ahrens) Wolpert

spouse:
Henry A. Richard