Michoel Muchnik, among the
foremost Jewish artists of our day, revolutionized Chassidic
art generating a tremendous impact on Jewish life today. His
imaginative and joyful depiction of traditional and mystical
Jewish themes brought him critical acclaim and international
prominence as a most beloved Jewish artist.
Muchnik has staged exhibits of his original paintings, bas-relief
mosaics and lithographs throughout the world. His originals
have been displayed at the Brooklyn Museum, the Goldman Arts
Gallery in Washington, D.C., Yeshiva University Museum in
New York, Dansforth Museum in Massachusetts, the Sydney Jewish
Museum and the Sharei Tzedek Collection in Israel.
Behrman House published a series of his original paintings
for their gift edition of Pirkei Avos, “Sayings of The
Fathers”. He recently created “The Treasured Land”,
a 6'x24' sculptural mural depicting the Land of Israel for
the Jewish Children’s Museum in New York. He wrote and
illustrated eight children’s books and provided cover
illustrations for numerous other books and magazines including
Hadassah. He is a sought after lecturer on Jewish art and
Born in Philadelphia in 1952, Muchnik received his artistic
training at Rhode Island School of Design. He later studied
at the Rabbinical College of America, in Morristown, New Jersey.
Muchnik lives in Brooklyn with his wife and children.