inspiration from Jerusalem

Jerusalem Home For American Artists

American Academy inaugural fellowships go to wide range of creators.

06/14/2011
Staff Writer

American artists from Herman Melville to Mark Twain to Saul Bellow have traveled to Jerusalem looking for inspiration. But until this week, when the first-ever American Academy in Jerusalem was officially announced, there has never been a formal program encouraging artists to do so.

Graphic artist Lynne Avadenka is one of five American Academy in Jerusalem fellows.
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