Yona Verwer - Press


Ori Z. Soltes, Transformations: 3000 Years of Jewish Art & Architecture, MaKoM Press, 2016.

Jewish in Seattle, Anca L. Szilagyi, Art After Auschwitz, April / May 2016

New York / New Work, David Sperber & Dvora Liss, Catalog, September 2015

The Jerusalem Biennale, Ram Ozeri, Catalog, September 2015, Jerusalem, Israel

WBAI Radio interviews, by Janet Coleman, ALL/ TOGETHER/ DIFFERENT: A Survey of Working Artists on the Lower East Side, March 9 and March 15, 2015

Bedford + Bowery, Lindsey Smith, LES Artists ‘Still Looking Quirky and Funky’ at This New Exhibit. February 13, 2015

Huffington Post, S. Brent Plate, Religion Is Alive and Well In Contemporary Art, August 18, 2014

Zeek Magazine, Yona Verwer, Artist Q, Artist A: Conversation with Mirta Kupferminc, May 30, 2014

Sh’ma Journal, The Self and Creativity, Basya Schechter, S. Bear Berman, Yona Verwer. May 2014

Zeek magazine, Yona Verwer, Artist Q, Artist A: Conversation with Ken Goldman, April 24, 2014

The Jewish Channel TV, Meredith Ganzman, Faith & Form (Week in review), February 21, 2014
NY Jewish Week, Gloria Kestenbaum, Anne Frank and her Disciples, January 16, 2014

Hadassah Magazine, Aaron Rosen, Ph.D., United (Jewish) Artists, December 2013

The NY Jewish Week, Caroline Lagnado, Two Artists Address Difficult Issues in Tribeca Exhibit, October 2013

Tachles, Julian Voloj, Successful Artists Network,  June 2013

Jspace blog: Erica Morris, Jewish Art Salon

Lilith Magazine: Our Violent Children. Spring 2013. 

Skirball Center: Spring 2013 Cover

Shma Journal Online Gallery, A Jewish Lens on Taxation, March 2013

Trip City, Warrior / Peacemaker, A Graphic Novel Preview, March 6, 2013

The NY Jewish Week, Gloria Kestenbaum, The Eruv: Staying Within Bounds, February 26, 2013

The Commentator, Yael Roberts, A Model for Change: The Eruv as Art, February 14, 2013

Jewish Press, Richard McBee, It’s a Thin Line - The Eruv and Jewish Community in New York and beyond, January 11, 2013

Reform Jewish Quarterly, Ori Z. Soltes, Text and Commentary: Contemporary Jewish Art, Winter 2013 

Ars Judaica, Matthew Baigell, Social Concern and Tikkun Olam in Jewish American Art, May 2012

Jewish Exponent, Deborah Hirsch, Hillel Displays Slavery / Holocaust Art, March 19, 2012

Haaretz, Neta Halperin, Image Processing, September 2011

Queens College Journal of Jewish Studies, Editors Natalie Davidson & Camelia Serghie, Spring 2011: Orchard Hamsa Amulets and Urim & Tumim: Divine Text Messages

Jewish Press, Richard McBee, September 4 2011, Terror: Artists Respond

Zeek, Ori Z. Soltes, February 2010: Slavery and the Holocaust.

Art Criticism, Matthew Baigell, Volume 24, Number 2, ’09: Contemporary Jewish Art: A Short Review.

Zeek, Yona Verwer, December 2009: Temple Talismans.

Jewish Press, Richard McBee, December 31, 2009 The Prayer of the Orchard St Shul.

Sh’ma Magazine, Yona Verwer, November 2009, The Kabbalah of Bling.

2Life Magazine, Julian Voloj, November 2009, Yona Verwer at C.H.A.P.

The NY Jewish Week, June 5, 2009, Text / Context: The Mysticism Issue: Photo

Jewish Press, Menachem Wecker, May 30, 2009, The Amulet, the Temple, the Disfigured Book, and the Butterflies.

Pajamasmedia, Phyllis Chesler, May 15, 2009, Consolation in a Time of Madness.

Jewess, Rebecca Honig Friedman, April 24, 2009, Jewish Art Salon Exhibition.

Zeek, November 2007: Photos

Iconia, Menachem Wecker, May 10, 2007, Yona Verwer.

Jewess, Rebecca Honig Friedman, May 8, 2007, Bling Artist Yona Verwer. 

NY Daily News, Clem Richardson, April 16, 2007, Charms of New York in her Art. 

Jewish Press, Menachem Wecker,  March 23, 2007, Jewish Women Talk about their Work. 

The NY Jewish Week, Carolyn Slutsky, January 12, 2007, Art on the Rise. 

The Forward, Sarah Kricheff, July 15, 2005, Modern Amulets. 

The New Yorker, Boris Fishman, July 29, 2002, Goings on about Town – Yona Verwer.  

The NY Jewish Week, Julia Goldman, June 18, 2002, The Buzz - Yona Verwer.  

The Yiddish Forward, Zack Berger, Yona Verwer and her paintings of the Urim & Tumim. 

Jewish Press, Richard McBee, July 5, 2002, Yona Verwer, 

The New York Times, William Zimmer, May ’90, Sculpture Dominates in Annual Show of Emerging  Artists.  

NRC Handelsblad, Reineke Hollander, July 1990, The Real and the Faux Work of Yona Verwer.