Jeanette Kuvin Oren is a Jewish American contemporary artist specializing in Judaic art, fiber art, mosaics, stained glass, calligraphy, papercutting and painting.
Kuvin Oren (born in 1961) graduated from Princeton University (Bachelor 1983) and Yale University (Master in Public Health 1985). Kuvin Oren had almost completed a Doctor of Philosophy in Epidemiology when she decided to become a full-time artist of Judaica.
Since 1984, Kuvin Oren has been commissioned by 350 synagogues, community centers, day schools and camps across the United States, Canada, South America and the Caribbean. Kuvin Oren is best known for one-of-a-kind Torah covers (Torah mantles), Ark curtains, wall-hangings, Glass Ark Doors, mosaics, stained glass, huppahs (wedding canopies), marriage contracts (ketubot) and papercuttings. Kuvin Oren also designs synagogue interiors.
Kuvin Oren is known for a variety of styles: from "traditional" with muted colors to contemporary with vibrant colors.
She dyes her own silk fabrics to create fiber ritual art She is known for incorporating Jewish history and a knowledge of ritual and tradition into her art
She creates individual pieces and "sets" of pieces for synagogues and individuals who commission her art Jeanette Kuvin Oren.