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Avigayle Adler, Founder & Director, Papercutting, Mosaics, Glass and Open Studio

Avigayle has been teaching for over 15 years. She has a MA in Jewish Education from Hebrew University and is a graduate of the Pardes Educators’ Program. She has been an artist-in-residence at several summer camps, seminary programs and museums throughout the United States and Israel. Avigayle has been awarded the distinction of Oman Mitztayen, or “Outstanding Artist” by the ministry of absorption. 

Artists In-Residence

comics5Shlomi Charka – Comics

Shlomi is our resident cartoonist. A published illustrator, he has taught several workshops for children and adults in and around Jerusalem. He lives with his wife and children in Katamon. Shlomi teaches in Hebrew & English.


Boaz Krispin – Drawing

Boaz is a graphic designer and Published Illustrator. He loves to draw with charcoal, pens and colored markers, but his favorite tool is a pencil. He lives with his wife and baby daughter in Jerusalem. This is his second year teaching Drawing at The Open Studio. Boaz teaches in Hebrew & English.