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Elisha Ben-Yitzhak – Israeli Artist of Note

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My Journey By Elisha Ben-Yitzhak I was born in Kibbutz Kfar Blum in 1943, one of the worst years the world has ever known. The Holocaust was raging throughout Europe and Jews were transported to death camps. This was also the year when Kibbutz Kfar Blum was established in the Hula Valley in …

Elisha Ben-Yitzhak: ‘Art Is My Life’

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By Peggy Sue Dunigan February 23, 2010 Painter Elisha Ben-Yitzhak, raised in a farming community in Israel, began his art training in the 1960s. After milking cows in the morning, he would travel two hours by bus to Tel Aviv to study at the Avni Art Institute. Thus began Ben-Yitzhak’s many productive …

Wisconsin Artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak Selected to Exhibit at Prestigious International Art Event

November 19, 2009 Receiving one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon a contemporary artist, Elisha Ben-Yitzhak of the Milwaukee suburb of Glendale has been invited and will exhibit at the world-renowned Biennale International Art Exhibition from December 5-13 in Florence, Italy. Ben-Yitzhak will become the first Wisconsin artist …

Glendale Artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak Selected to Exhibit at Prestigious International Art Event

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Submitted By Ron Sonntag Receiving one of the highest honors that can be bestowed upon a contemporary artist, Elisha Ben-Yitzhak of suburban Glendale has been invited and will exhibit at the world-renowned Biennale International Art Exhibition from December 5-13 in Florence, Italy. Ben-Yitzhak will become the first Wisconsin artist ever to exhibit at that exclusive […]

ElishasArt.com featured in NY Arts Magazine Top Websites 2010 Annual Art Guide To The Internet

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Elisha’s Art has been featured in the printed publication “Top Websites Of 2010 – Annual Art Guide To The Internet” published in print by NY Arts Magazine. The popular painting “Emotions” is shown along with the following summary: Elisha Ben Yitzhak was born in Israel in 1943. He studied art at the Bezalel Art …

Meet Famed Milwaukee/Israeli Artist Elisha Ben Yitzhak’s at Café Forté in Mequon

December 21, 2007 After a 21-year hiatus from painting, Israeli-born artist Elisha Ben Yitzhak, who now resides in Milwaukee, will be displaying his world-renowned paintings from now through Monday, Dec. 31, at Café Forte, 10530 N. Port Washington Road, Mequon. The exhibit will feature prints and lithograph pieces, some of which have been …

Ben Yitzhak’s art on display at Café Forté

December 10, 2007 Israel-born Milwaukee artist Elisha Ben Yitzhak is exhibiting some of his artwork at Mequon’s Café Forté, 10530 N. Port Washington Rd., through Dec. 31. The exhibit, featuring prints and lithographs, includes one of his most popular works, “In Jaffa.” Educated at Bezalel Art Academy in Jerusalem and Avni Art Institute …

Art Reborn

After a 21 year hiatus from painting, Israeli-born artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak is back at his easel. For the past two decades, he has been building his business, Heavenly International Tours, and has had little time for such pleasures of soul. But at age 63, the Israeli-born Glendale resident is now back …

The Mil City Guide 2007

Before leaving his job at Israel’s tourism ministry, Elisha Ben-Yitzhak was a well-known realist painter. Then he moved to Milwaukee to start Heavenly International Tours, and his craft fell idle. His foreign accent can make things tricky here, he says. “Otherwise, I love my life here.” His business primarily arranges trips …

Artist Ben-Yitzhak to exhibit after long hiatus

April 10, 2007 Israeli-born artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak, who moved to Milwaukee in 1985 and put his painting aside to focus on his business, Heavenly International Tours, recently started to paint again. To mark his return to art, Ben-Yitzhak, whose work has been shown in Israel, across the U.S. and in five foreign countries, …