Where the Past Meets the Future: The art of Fay Grajower
Boston artist, Fay Grajower, provides insight to viewers about the second generation of Holocaust survivors through her art. The artist uses her acquired memories of her mother’s and siblings’ experiences to work through issues of the past. Grajower commonly uses symbols and metaphors in her colorful, mixed-media artworks.
Fay Grajower studied at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, MA. and holds an MA in Studio Art from New York University. Her works have been featured in galleries and museums throughout the U.S. and Mexico, including Boston, Washington, DC, New York, Morelia, Guadalajara and Mexico City. Grajower also exhibited in Lugano,Switzerland and in Berlin, Bielefeld, Gera and Potsdam, Germany. She was an artist-in-residence in Florida, Israel and Germany and has several commissioned pieces including apainted sculpted glass installation at the Jewish Community Center of Wilmington, DE.; a Holocaust Memorial Sculpture Installation at the B’nai Torah Congregation in Boca Raton, FL. and an installation for The International Women’s Research Center at Brandeis University.