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New Website!

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Hello, wonderful RaeAn Designs fans! If you can see this, then you've already noticed that RaeAn Designs has had a virtual makeover! New website, new design platform, now with a primary focus on the art and only a secondary focus on my babblings in this news section. About time, right? I'm still learning the Wix design module, so it may be a little while before I get all the kinks worked out on this newfangled webding... and if you spot something that needs tweaking, let me know (image coming up funny on your browser, missing text, typos... yup, please correct...

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Atlanta Bar/Bat Mitzvah Expo

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Atlanta Bar/Bat Mitzvah Expo

If you're in the Atlanta area, you can see RaeAn Designs featured at the Bar/Bat Mitzvah Expo on Sunday, February 9 from 1 to 4 pm! Debbie (Rae's mother and official east-coast representative) will have a table showing Rae's unique micrography artwork, including customized Torah portion pieces -- which make great gifts for the Bar or Bat Mitzvah student! Judaic home art, including the NEW Alef-Bet Baby Blocks piece (which can be customized with the baby's Hebrew & English name and birthday), and more will be on display, and perhaps even a few kippot if any are left after the...

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Rae's First Feature on Jewish Learning Matters

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Rae's First Feature on Jewish Learning Matters

Exciting news! I've been invited to participate in the curating of content for Jewish Learning Matters, an exciting new project based out of the University of Miami, generously supported by the Jack and Harriet Rosenfeld Foundation Program in Jewish Education. My first project plan is now online, to create Blessing Calligrams (similar to those used in my HUC Curriculum Guide). It's a great idea for camp, day school, religious school, or family fun at home to create some beautiful art while also incorporating the meaning of blessings by narrowing the blessings' meaning into one "key word" and illustrating that word...

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Rae Antonoff at NewCAJE

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I'm thrilled to be featured at NewCAJE 5, the annual Conference for American Jewish Educators, in multiple capacities: as Young Professional fellow, presenter, and exhibitor. My art will be at the And Thou Shalt Read table at the conference in the Exhibit Hall, with a scribing demo 11 am - 1 pm on Monday, and 1-3 pm on Tuesday. I'll also be leading two workshops: "Art Projects & Backwards Design" at 9 am Monday, in which we'll apply the concepts from Wiggins' and McTighe's Understanding by Design -- with some minor modifications -- to art projects, and we'll work to...

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Rae in the Washington Jewish Week

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The Washington Jewish Week featured Rae today in their "You Should Know..." series highlighting DC-area locals and alumni. (Rae falls into the latter category: Go Terps!) Get to know Rae a little better! You Should Know...Rae Antonoff Washington Jewish Week September 10, 2014 Thanks, Eliana, for the beautiful profile! Remember, you can also keep up with Rae and RaeAn Designs news, including sneak peeks at works in progress, on social media: Facebook: RaeAn Designs Twitter: @RaeAnDesigns Tumblr: RaeAnDesigns #news #shamelessplug #dc #washington #media #umd #maryland #abouttheartist

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