Jewish Artists/Jewish Fine Art, Crafts and Judaica Directory Directory Listing Criteria and Definitions
This unique visual arts directory includes listings of United States and Israeli Jewish artists and fine art, crafts and Judaica.
JCCNV Fine Arts Department Mission: To support and encourage the development of Jewish artists and/or Jewish arts and to facilitate the integration of Israeli arts to build a bridge between our communities.
Criteria: The JCCNV reserves the right to review, approve and maintain the listings and artwork submitted for inclusion in the directory. Additionally, the JCCNV may assess and remove inappropriate material/listings at its sole discretion. The standard of excellence set for the site is based on professionalism, technical capability, training, education, creativity and consistency of the art.*
Definitions: Professional vs. Advanced Artist
- “Professional” suggests that one makes a living or income from the work that they do.”
- The advanced level or that of Master Artist: “In whatever form of art produced… most generally bestowed upon them by a professional organization of peers, academic entity or other reputable person/group.”
www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/visual_arts for a definition of Visual Arts and historical references
“The Visual Arts are art forms that …are primarily visual in nature: ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking, designs, crafts, and often modern visual arts (photography, video, and filmmaking)… Many artistic disciplines (performing arts, conceptual art, textile arts) involve aspects of visual arts…”
“’Visual Arts’ includes fine art as well as the applied, decorative arts and crafts”.
“Copyright definition of visual art (in part a) quote from the Copyright Law of the United States of America-Chapter 1: (18)
A “work of Visual Art” is—
(1) A painting, drawing, print or sculpture, existing in a single copy, in a limited edition of 200 copies or fewer that are signed and consecutively numbered by the author, or in the case of sculpture, in multiple cast, carved, or fabricated sculptures of 200 or fewer that are consecutively numbered and bear the signature or other identifying mark of the author; or
(2) A still photographic image produced for exhibition purposes only, existing in a single copy that is signed by the author or in a limited edition of 200 copies or fewer that are signed and consecutively numbered by the author.”