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Elisha Ben-Yitzhak’s Happy Imagination

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Israeli-born Milwaukee artist’s solo show By Tyler Friedman Local artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak has a solo show of paintings opening Saturday, July 9 at the Frank L. Weyenberg Library in Mequon. The Milwaukee area is a bit slow on the uptake considering that Ben-Yitzhak has lived in the city since 1985 and his highly regarded work has been ...

Works of Elisha Ben Yitzhak published in Russian Art Guide 2012

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At the recommendation of the world renowned Russian art critic, Mr. Andrey Epishin, the works of artist Elisha Ben Yitzhak, (Milwaukee), was published in one of the most important art publications in the world, called "Russian Art Guide 2012". The preview of the book says: "This anthology book is the biggest editorial project and the most ...

Elisha Ben-Yitzhak featured in Wikipedia

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Elisha Ben-Yitzhak is now featured in the online Wikipedia reference library. His biography there begins as follows: Elisha Ben Yitzhak was born in Kibbutz Kfar Blum, Israel. His parents immigrated to Israel in 1936 after being in a Zionist movement. Being raised in the Kibbutz, Ben Yitzhak worked in the farm in his childhood. He served ...

Elisha Ben-Yitzhak Featured on Vivid Arts Network

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"Since young age, painting and sculpturing have always been a major part of my whole being. My paintings are about the essence and rhythm of life, all depicting symbols of life the way I see it. I have always strived to reach the ultimate balance in composition and colors." - Elisha Ben Yitzhak, Artist www.elishasart.com “Elisha’s ...

International Artists Dictionary 2011

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Elisha Ben-Yitzhak featured in International Artists Dictionary 2011

Elisha Ben-Yitzhak Featured in International Contemporary Artists 2011

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"Silent Love" 63 X 94 cm, Acrylic and Ink on Canvas, 2009 "Love" 63 X 94 cm, Acrylic and Ink on Canvas, 2009 "Whisper" 76.2 X 76.2 cm, Acrylic and Ink on Canvas, 2009 International Contemporary Artists 2011 For more information, and to order the book, please visit: http://www.incoartists.com

Elisha Ben-Yitzhak Featured in Israeli Artists Catalog 2010

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Elisha Ben-Yitzhak, Artist Emotions, Acrylic on canvas, 35.6cm X 35.6cm My Song, Acrylic on canvas, 101.6cm X 71.1cm For more information, please visit: http://art-artistes.net/contacts.html

Elisha Ben-Yitzhak Donates To Museum Of Wisconsin Art

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Portrait of an Israeli – As an Artist

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Portrait of an Israeli – As an Artist By Arlene Becker October 22, 1982 Elisha Ben-Yitzhak, one of the most popular and effective Israeli Emissaries that Milwaukee has ever had, returned to his home in Israel this past June. He left behind many important legacies for Milwaukee Jewry. In recognition of his efforts with the youth, ...

The Melody of Memory

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Executive Editor of NY Arts Magazine Suzie Walshe on Elisha Ben Yitzhak Elisha Ben Yitzhak is a multifaceted artist who works in a variety of media, from oils to acrylic, drawing to watercolor. He is a virtuoso artist who has exhibited widely, both nationally and internationally in venues as diverse as Zimbabwe and Switzerland, including London’s ...

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

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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 contemporary ...

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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, ...

Gala reception for Elisha Ben-Yitzhak’s art show, “Emotions”

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March 31, 2007 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM Israeli-born artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak, who now lives in Milwaukee, will appear in person at a special reception at Donnybrook Fair, 427 E. Silver Spring Drive in Whitefish Bay, where guests can meet and talk with him about his numerous paintings that have been shown in ...

Reception Celebrates Elisha Ben-Yitzhak’s Return to Art

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By Sara PellowskiWhitefishBayNOW.com user Posted: March 27, 2007 Israeli-born artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak, who now resides in Milwaukee, will appear at a special reception this Saturday, March 31, 4-8 p.m., at Donnybrook Fair, to mark his return to painting after a 21-year hiatus. Ben-Yitzhak will meet with guests and talk about his collection ...

Elisha Ben-Yitzhak’s art show, “Emotions”

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March 19, 2007 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM World-famous, Israeli-born artist, Elisha Ben-Yitzhak, who currently resides in Milwaukee, will be displaying his paintings for the first time in 21 years at Donnybrook Fair, 427 E. Silver Spring Drive in Whitefish Bay. The paintings will be displayed during store hours, Tuesday through Friday, 10 ...

Elisha Ben-Yitzhak returns to the world of art

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After a 20-year-plus hiatus, Israeli artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak is ready to return to the world of art. Whitefish Bay’s jewelry shore, Donnybrook Fair, is happy to be the first venue in a long while to display the symbolic, highly personal work of this heralded artist. Starting Monday, March 19, Donnybrook Fair ...

Israeli-born artist to be featured at Bay shop

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3/15/07 Elisha Ben-Yitzhak, an Israeli-born artist, who now lives in Milwaukee, will show his world-renowned paintings from Monday, March 19, to Sunday, May 20, at Donnybrook Fair, 427 E. Silver Spring Drive, Whitefish Bay. Source: North Shore Herald

Show Opens March 19 for Israeli Artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak

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By Sara WhitefishBayNOW.com user Posted: March 13, 2007 After a 21-year hiatus from painting, Israeli-born artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak will mark his return by displaying his world-renowned paintings from March 19 through May 20 at Donnybrook Fair, 427 E. Silver Spring Drive in Whitefish Bay. Additionally, on Saturday, March 31, Ben-Yitzhak, who now resides in Milwaukee, will appear in person ...

Israeli-born artist to be featured at Bay shop

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3/8/2007 After a 21-year hiatus from painting, Israeli-born artist Elisha Ben-Yitzhak says he's been away from his passion long enough. To mark his return to art, Ben-Yitzhak, who now lives in Milwaukee, will show his world-renowned paintings from Monday, March 19, to Sunday, May 20, at Donnybrook Fair, 427 E. Silver Spring ...