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.
Re:Growth Installation, 2022
Vessels 14 x 8 x 8 inches
Raku ceramics and copper wire
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Jewish Community Day School, Boston
Thank you to JCDS, Boston's Jewish Community Day School, for inviting me and to the Beker Family Foundation for their support of this wonderful program that brought a number of artist-in-residences into the school. I led a clay project inspired by the Monarch butterfly. Students sculpted ceramic butterflies after learning about the Monarch's importance to the ecosystem and its current status as an endangered species. Students studied Monarch wing patterns and then created their own unique wing designs. All of their ceramic butterflies will flutter together as a collaborative sculpture.
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.
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Photo credit: Mandel Center for Jewish Studies at Brandeis.