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Ruth Levi creates all her works individually by hand. Each piece of artwork is an original creation.

During the 1990’s Ruth studied the art of paper cutting with a master Jewish paper cutter, calligraphy in Jerusalem, and learned the art of writing and restoring Torah Scrolls with a Sofer/Torah Scribe in New York City. She has had the unique opportunity to be the first woman, to the best of our knowledge, to restore and do some original writing in Torah Scrolls.

Ruth Levi is an accomplished artist and teacher in the mediums of paper cutting and calligraphy [Hebrew and English]. She has worked as an artist exclusively since 1997 mainly creating Jewish art: custom ketubbot, mezuzot, mizrachim, and various other sacred text and paper cut pieces. She has shown were work in the major Jewish artisan shows in New York and Los Angeles…

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  • Female
  • Born on October 5
  • Joined November 7, 2010

Favorite materials

pen, ink, beautiful papers, my little exacto blade

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About

Ruth Levi creates all her works individually by hand. Each piece of artwork is an original creation.

During the 1990’s Ruth studied the art of paper cutting with a master Jewish paper cutter, calligraphy in Jerusalem, and learned the art of writing and restoring Torah Scrolls with a Sofer/Torah Scribe in New York City. She has had the unique opportunity to be the first woman, to the best of our knowledge, to restore and do some original writing in Torah Scrolls.

Ruth Levi is an accomplished artist and teacher in the mediums of paper cutting and calligraphy [Hebrew and English]. She has worked as an artist exclusively since 1997 mainly creating Jewish art: custom ketubbot, mezuzot, mizrachim, and various other sacred text and paper cut pieces. She has shown were work in the major Jewish artisan shows in New York and Los Angeles. Additionally, her calligraphed texts can be found on sanctuary walls of a synagogue and Hillel. Ruth was artist-in-residence for two summers at the Brandeis-Bardin Institute.

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