Writer, Researcher and Curator
Bilski is an expert of Nineteenth and Twentieth-century art and cultural history; contemporary art; art and Jewish culture. Bilski has published on modernism and on the interface between art, cultural history and Jewish experience, and on Contemporary Art. She has served as curator and consultant to museums in the United States, Europe and Israel. A graduate of Harvard University, she is the winner of two national Jewish Book Awards. She is currently editing the volume of Martin Buber's writings on art for the complete edition of his work
Curator of Israeli Art, The Israel Museum Jerusalem
Mendelsohn joined the Israel Museum in 1995 and has curated many shows, among them: "Table for Two: Avraham Ofek and Micha Ulman" (1999), Michael Sgan-Cohen: A Retrodpective" (2004), "Prophets and Visionaries: Reuven Rubin's Early Years" (2006), "Michal Helfman: Just Be Good To Me", (2007) and the permanent exhibition of Israeli Art in the renewed Israel Museum (co-curated with Yigal Zalmona). Mendelsohn had completed his Doctorate in Israeli Art in the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev.
Curator of Jewish Art and Life, The Israel Museum Jerusalem
Weiser-Ferguson curated many shows and published a few books and articles, among them: "Divine Image: depicting God in Jewish and Israeli Art" (2006), "Forging Ahead: Wolpert and Gumbel, Israeli Silversmiths for the Modern Age" (2012), "Pointing the Way: Women Design Ceremonial Objects", (2013).
Independent Curator and writer
Cardozo, who grew up in New York City as a member of the Spanish & Portuguese Synagogue community, has curated shows for the Bronx Museum of Art, the Yeshiva University Museum and more. As Curator of the Cecil Roth Collection at the Beth Tzedec Museum in Toronto, she helped to create the Judaica gallery at the Royal Ontario Museum. She is one of the founders of Toronto's Ashkenaz Festival of New Jewish Culture that showcases the work of leading contemporary artists from Canada and around the world working in music, film, theatre, dance, literature, craft and visual arts.
Senior Consultant for Arts and Culture, Jerusalem's Mayor Nir Barkat
Dissenchik served as the CEO of Tel Aviv Performing Arts Center and a personal Consultant of Tel Aviv's Mayor Shlomo Lahat. After she has successfully completed a few arts and culture major projects in Tel Aviv, Dissenchik was hired by Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat.
Founder and Owner, Rosenbach Contemporary, Jerusalem
Rosenbach served as the CEO and main auctioneer (licensed in New York) of a leading auction house in Israel. His understanding of the makeup and potential of the US market, led to the establishment of Stein Rose Fine Art in New York. Rosenbach decided to concentrate his efforts on strengthening the conversation surrounding contemporary Israeli Art in Jerusalem and established Rosenbach Contemporary on King David St., one of the only private galleries in Jerusalem to exhibit and promote contemporary Israeli art.
Founder and Director, The Jerusalem Biennale
After earning his BA with special distinction in P.P.E (Philosophy, Political Science and Economics) and an MA in Economics, both from the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Ram worked for a few years as an economist. At the age of 30 Ram decided to make a change in his life: He signed up and got accepted to the Fine Art department of Bezalel. He combines in his current work entrepreneurship, curating, management and writing.