Shulamit Gallery seeks to engage Angelenos through cross-cultural exhibitions and programming, featuring artwork by emerging and established artists. The gallery supports work that is aesthetically innovative, socially engaged, and that fosters dialogue and views the artist as cultural ambassador. Devoted to building bridges between our regional and global community, Shulamit Gallery focuses on the Middle East with a special interest in Israeli, Iranian and Jewish artists.
Shulamit Gallery began as a roaming gallery in the Spring of 2006 and, as of October 2012, has expanded to its first flagship space in Venice, California at 17 North Venice Boulevard, adjacent to the ocean. The new exhibition and program space represents noted artists including Tal Shochat, Orit Hofshi, David Abir, Krista Nassi and Jessica Shokrian.
Shulamit Gallery is deeply rooted in the Persian value of mehman navaz, meaning hospitality. In Hebrew, this term is expressed as hakhnasat orchim. The gallery is a place where people from diverse communities are welcomed. Here, the community can meet and converse, providing that art inspires curiosity, celebrates similarities and shares differences. Our programming explores the role of art and culture in assimilation, acculturation, personal identity, the shifting of geographical boundaries, and in how racism and religious persecution negatively impact our society. Shulamit Gallery strives to use art as a platform to create a more inclusive and hospitable future.
Khosh amadid! ⎯ We look forward to welcoming you to Shulamit Gallery.