Herb Stern Art Exhibit and Sale for Ukrainian Relief
Local Artist Herb Stern is selling his artwork of prints, watercolors, and papercuts with all proceeds from the sale going to the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey’s fund to aid victims of the war in Ukraine. The artwork is being displayed at Tenafly Public Library. There is a great opportunity to meet-the-artist at a reception at Tenafly Public Library this Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30pm. All displayed items will be available for sale either at the reception or online up until June 30th.
If you are unable to make it in person, then you can purchase the artwork online here till June 30th: https://shaber85.myshopify.com
If you plan to attend the meet-the-artist on Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30pm. Please click on the link to register: https://secure.qgiv.com/for/aefur/event/851625/
This exhibit is supported by a collaboration between Congregation Kol HaNeshamah and the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey.
Please read below to learn about local artist Herb Stern:
Herb Stern grew up in Germany and left after Kristallnacht in 1938. He married Margot Kahn in 1953 after serving in the US Marine Corps. They moved to Teaneck, NJ in 1959 and joined the Jewish Center of Teaneck where he served on the Center Board and as President (1983-85). While involved with the Jewish Center, Herb designed several artifacts for the congregation including a parochet, the Holocaust Memorial, ketuboth, and the lobby’s Tree of Happiness.
In 2014 Herb and Margot moved to Englewood and became members of Kol HaNeshamah and Shomrei Emunah. As a member of Kol HaNeshamah, Herb has designed its Ner Tamid and created illustrations and posters supporting congregational events.
Herb works in a broad range of media including painting, printmaking, lithography, collage and papercuts. His subjects are both secular and Judaic. Among his Judaica are series of papercuts and prints related to Jewish Holidays and biblical themes. He studied and practiced in many years of association with the Art Center of Northern New Jersey.
Solo shows include The Interchurch Center, JCC of the Palisades, Fairleigh Dickinson University, Teaneck Library, Tenafly Library, Englewood Public Library, Maurice Pine Library, Cottage Gallery, and Bergen PAC.