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Shirah Rubin is an artist, educator, and consultant working from a studio in Boston, MA. She creates sculpture, installations, socially engaged community-based art and public art. With over twenty years of experience teaching art to adults, high school students, elementary school students, toddlers and families, Shirah has a keen understanding of creativity and human development. As a result, she is able to inspire and challenge participants accordingly. Shirah founded Co-Imagine Arts,which supports leaders, group organizers, and participants in utilizing the arts as a transformative tool for creativity, personal growth, and community engagement. She tailors her unique arts workshops to the custom needs of diverse groups and individuals. 

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The Family Portrait  

September 1st - October 15th, 2022

National Juried Exhibition by Kukuli Velarde

Emergence Wisdom Vessel I will be included in this group exhibition. Visit the exhibition online.

Opening: 9/15/22 6 - 8 PM

Clay Art Center

40 Beech St.

Port Chester, NY 10573


 Wisdom Vessels series, 2022


18 x 8, 27 x 12,

20 x 10, 24 x 10

ceramic & crocheted heirloom blankets


The Butterfly Oasis Project 

August, 2022, 8 x 4 feet

Northwood, NH

This is a socially engaged ceramic and painted mural (prototype) created to raise awareness about the imminent extinction of the monarch butterfly. Thirty Camp Yavneh campers planted milkweed in planters they built in clay to lure the butterflies to lay larvae. Concept, design and ceramic stripes by Shirah Rubin. Painted by Adva Kischinonvsky.


Art & Artistry Conference, Brandeis University, June 2022 

I recently led an art workshop sponsored by the Mandel Center. for Jewish Studies. I enjoyed getting into the creative flow and facilitating conversations with a variety of artists, academics, educators, and foundation professionals. It was an honor to present with many of my esteemed colleagues. Details on the conference:


Photo credit: Mandel Center for Jewish Studies at Brandeis.