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In connection with Beyond Borders: The Art of Siona Benjamin, an exhibit on display at the Jewish Museum Milwaukee, June 17 – September 25, 2022.
About Siona Benjamin
Siona Benjamin has an MFA in painting from Southern Illinois University-Carbondale, Ill., and an MFA in theater set design from the University of Illinois-Urbana/Champaign. She has exhibited in the United States, Europe and Asia.
She was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship in 2011 to India, and a second Fulbright fellowship in 2016-17 to Israel. As not just a Jewish artist but also as one who crosses cultural boundaries, she’s received praise in The New York Times, The Chicago Tribune, The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Financial Times, The Boston Globe, Art in America, Art New England, Art and Antiques, ArtNews, Moment Magazine, The Times of India, The Mumbai Mirror, Marg Magazine, and other publications.
Her multicultural art has also been featured in The Jewish Week in New York City and New Jersey, The Jerusalem Post, The Times of Israel, and other publications.
About Aditi Narayan
Aditi Narayan has been learning Indian Classical dance since she was seven years old. Growing up as a first generation Indian-American, she used dance to understand her Indian heritage through depictions of stories from Hindu Mythology. She has a BA in Spanish Language, Culture and Literature from Marquette University, and is currently studying both Culinary Management and Baking & Pastry Management at Waukesha County Technical College.