Artists on Artists: Susan Comninos

Artists on Artists: Susan Comninos

Born and raised in upstate New York, at the northernmost tip of Appalachia, Susan Comninos is a poet, writer, and teacher. Her hyper-observant poems explore themes of Jewish identity, family, and nature. She also experiments with...
Artists on Artists: Sam Mogelonsky

Artists on Artists: Sam Mogelonsky

Sam Mogelonsky is a Toronto-based artist, curator, designer, and arts professional with an indefatigable enthusiasm for Canadian art and Jewish culture.  As an artist, Sam uses embellishment to speak to notions of craft and decoration, while also engaging in the...
Artists on Artists: Mark Rubin, Jew of Oklahoma

Artists on Artists: Mark Rubin, Jew of Oklahoma

Oklahoma-born and Texas-reared, multi-instrumentalist Mark Rubin, “The Jew of Oklahoma,” is an unabashed Southern Jew. In albums like Songs for the Hangman’s Daughter (2018) and The Triumph of Assimilation (2021), Rubin fuses deeply American musical...
Artists on Artists: Maya Ciarrocchi

Artists on Artists: Maya Ciarrocchi

This week CANVAS Compendium begins our semi-regular newsletter, Artists on Artists, in which we invite Jewish creators to tell us who inspires them. We begin with Maya Ciarrocchi, a New York City-based artist who works in drawing, printmaking, performance, video, and...