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Inner Journeys - Outer Visions is opening soon!

Inner Journeys – Outer Visions is opening soon!

    The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery Associates are hosting the Opening Reception for “Inner Journeys – Outer Visions,” Sunday, February 24, 2 to 5 p.m. Curated by Sara Cannon, the exhibition includes Gilah’s work as well as the work of other visionary LA based artists: Lyn Aldrich, Craig Keith Antrim, Adam Berg, John Frame, Bonita Helmer, Ruth […]

Mapping the Los Angeles Art Scene

Mapping the Los Angeles Art Scene

  Gilah was one of the artists visited by “Freeway Studies,” a multi-year, contemporary art-focused curatorial endeavor organized by Meg Linton, Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, with the assistance of Jeseca Dawson, 2012-2014 Curatorial Fellow, at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design. Gilah’s studio will be included in a Curator […]

Inner Journeys, Outer Visions - Barnsdall Art Center

Inner Journeys, Outer Visions – Barnsdall Art Center

A selection of Gilah’s latest work will be exhibited at Barnsdall Art Center’s “Inner Journeys, Outer Visions,” February 24th – April 25th, 2013. A conversation with the artists is scheduled for the evening of March 8th. Follow us here or on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/pages/Gilah-Yelin-Hirsch/80661301625?ref=hl) for updates.


November Updates

November Updates

Gilah was one of the artists visited by “Freeway Studies,” a multi-year, contemporary art-focused curatorial endeavor organized by Meg Linton, Director of Galleries and Exhibitions, with the assistance of Jeseca Dawson, 2012-2014 Curatorial Fellow, at the Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design. Gilah’s article, “Artist as Shaman. Conjuring Healing: Imagery, Bio-theology, […]

40/40 - A Historic Retrospective Celebrating 40 Years of Art at Hillel USC Art Gallery

40/40 – A Historic Retrospective Celebrating 40 Years of Art at Hillel USC Art Gallery

The Retrospective will honor Ruth Weisberg and Carol Brennglass Spinner. It will present works by many of the artists who have been a part of the Hillel Gallery’s 40-year history. One of Gilah’s latest paintings, “Now We Are Free” will be featured in the exhibition and catalogue. Saturday, November 10, 2012 USC Hillel Art Gallery […]

Leo Baeck - Limmud Alive

Leo Baeck – Limmud Alive

Gilah will present, “Cosmography: An Investigation into the Relation Between Hebrew Alphabet, Pattern Nature, Neurology and Perception, Images and Healing” at 7:45 pm on November 2, 2012 at Leo Baeck Temple.


Hirsch is now Humanities Advisor for "A Window Between Worlds"

Hirsch is now Humanities Advisor for “A Window Between Worlds”

Gilah is now the Humanities Advisor for A Window Between Worlds, a nonprofit organization dedicated to using art to help end domestic violence. Through creative expression, battered women and children gain a sense of renewal and power. Their images of hope, survival and strength educate the public and become “a window between worlds” for survivors […]

Hirsch presents at the Athens Institute for Education & Research

Hirsch presents at the Athens Institute for Education & Research

    Gilah presented “Cosmography: A Hypothesis on the Origin of Alphabet as Represented in the Art of Gilah Yelin Hirch” at the 3rd Annual Conference on Visual and Performing Arts at the Institute for Education and Research, Athens, Greece, June 4 – 7, 2012

Hirsch opening speaker at Council Grove Conference, 2012

Hirsch opening speaker at Council Grove Conference, 2012

Asked to take the temperature of the globe from a traveler’s perspective in this, the dreaded and long awaited 2012, Gilah was invited to open the Center for Environmental Energy Medicine Studies, Council Grove, Kansas 2012 Conference where she introduced her latest presentation, “Ominous to Numinous – Science, Art & Healing: Cultural Contradictions and Indigenous Truths.” […]


Gilah Yelin Hirsch Jewish Artist Initiative "Featured Artist of the Month"

Gilah Yelin Hirsch Jewish Artist Initiative “Featured Artist of the Month”

www.jaisocal.org/users/gilah Gilah’s schedule for March to early June 2012 March 17 Santa Monica Museum Los Angeles Exhibition: Incognito March 17 Leo Baeck Temple, Bel Air, Los Angeles: Limmud: Presentation: The Art of Gilah Yelin Hirsch – Cosmography: An Investigation into the Relation Between the Hebrew Alphabet, Pattern in Nature, Neurology, Perception, Imagery and Healing April […]

Celebrating June Wayne

Celebrating June Wayne

June Wayne “What’s important, it seems to me, is doing what you do as best you can, living your life as decently as you can, being neither a cannibal nor a missionary. I think that freedom is always at risk. I think artists like everybody else need freedom. I think if we have any obligation […]

Announcing 2011 "A World in Their Eye," California State University Dominguez Hills Art & Design Department Exhibition

Announcing 2011 “A World in Their Eye,” California State University Dominguez Hills Art & Design Department Exhibition

November 9 – December 7 Opening Reception: November 9, 5:30 – 7:30 pm Join us opening night for a conversation with the faculty artists JimKeville and Ellie Zenhart at 6:00 pm in the University Art Gallery. Gallery Hours: Monday – Thursday, 19 am – 4 pm University Art Gallery ~ 1000 East Victoria Street, Carson, […]


Jewish Women Artists Hosted by Inselgalerie, Berlin

Jewish Women Artists Hosted by Inselgalerie, Berlin

October 26 – November 19th 15 women artists from all over the world – all represented in the 4th volume of the series of books Jewish Women in Fine Art by Hedwig Brenner, will show their work in the Inselgalerie, TorstraBe 207, Berlin-Mitte Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday, 1:00 – 6:30pm ~ Saturday, 1:00 – […]

Hirsch to give keynote address at 10th Conference of International Institute for Shamanistic Research

Hirsch to give keynote address at 10th Conference of International Institute for Shamanistic Research

Hirsch will present “Artist as Shaman” as the keynote address at the 10th Conference of the International Institute for Shamanistic Research to be held in Warsaw, Poland at the State Ehthnomuseum, October 4 – 9, 2011  

Celebration of Life ~ A Visionary Art Exhibition

Celebration of Life ~ A Visionary Art Exhibition

June 10 – July 22, 2011 Her Church – 678 Portola – San Francisco, CA Artist’s Reception with Live Music, Friday June 10th, 6 – 10 pm


Hirsch to present "Biotheology, Imagery & Healing" in Berlin

Hirsch to present “Biotheology, Imagery & Healing” in Berlin

Hirsch will present her presentation, “Biotheology, Imagery and Healing” in Bielfeldt, Germany on May 27th at 20:00 hrs and in Berlin on May 28th at 16:00 hrs at the Institute for Art,  Science and Healing. http://domokos-kracht.eu “Couched in the disciplines of anthropology, psychophysiology, psychiatry, psychoneuroimmunology, philosophy/theology and art, this presentation focuses on imagery as a […]

Hirsch to present, "Exaltation," an exhibition of 31 paintings at VINCENT Art Gallery, Moscow, June 1-20, 2011

Hirsch to present, “Exaltation,” an exhibition of 31 paintings at VINCENT Art Gallery, Moscow, June 1-20, 2011

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:   March 22, 2011 “EXALTATION,” AN EXHIBITION OF PAINTINGS BY GILAH YELIN HIRSCH WILL BE PRESENTED AT THE VINCENT ART GALLERY, MOSCOW, JUNE 1 – JUNE 20, 2011 “Gilah Yelin Hirsch’s organic and lyrical style started with her full-frame lush food paintings in the late sixties. Since then she has continued to […]

Hirsch to present at The Salon on the Spiritually Creative Life

Hirsch to present at The Salon on the Spiritually Creative Life

“Confessions of a Multi-Hatted Artist: Biotheology, Imagery and Healing” Presented by Gilah Yelin Hirsch, M.F.A. Please join us Sunday, March 13, 9:30 a.m. ABSTRACT Already a profound questioner at the age of ten, Hirsch wrote to Albert Einstein asking how he could reconcile being the greatest scientist in the world, while, as she had read, believing […]


Dateline Dominguez: International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine

Dateline Dominguez: International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine

Dateline Dominguez – News Center for California State University Dominguez Hills reports that Professor of Art, Gilah Yelin Hirsch was selected as co-president elect of the International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine (ISSSEEM)  and will preside over the organization’s annual conference in 2012. A transcription of Hirsch’s presentation on “Biotheology, […]

Hirsch article featured in ISSSEEM Journal Volume 21

Hirsch article featured in ISSSEEM Journal Volume 21

Community Address BIOTHEOLOGY, IMAGERY AND HEALING by Gilah Yelin Hirsch View PDF

The Getty Foundation celebrates publication of The CA/ International Foundation's new encyclopedia, "LA Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980"

The Getty Foundation celebrates publication of The CA/ International Foundation’s new encyclopedia, “LA Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980”

Hirsch is honored to have been included in the encyclopedia, LA Rising: SoCal Artists Before 1980, by Lyn Keinholz, published by The California/ International Foundation and celebrated at a gathering for the artists at the Getty Center on December 7, 2010. Please click on the links below for more information. Lyn Keinholz, Author Getty Center, […]


The Traveling Exhibition, 2005-2009 Catalog Release Confirmed

The Traveling Exhibition, 2005-2009 Catalog Release Confirmed

  The Traveling Exhibition, 2005-2009 has been shown in Bratislava, Komarno, Kiev, Kracow and Budapest. The work highlighted in this exhibition ranges from the intense paintings of the late nineties, the Diamond Series, in which Hirsch visualizes her intricate internal injuries from a near-fatal car crash on a remote island in the Pacific; to the […]

Hirsch Wins Alyce & Elmer Green Award for Innovation

Hirsch Wins Alyce & Elmer Green Award for Innovation

The Alyce and Elmer Green Award was established by ISSSEEM in 1993.  The Green Award, given annually for the past 16 years, is the preeminent prize in new-paradigm science.  It recognizes excellence, innovation, and career achievement in subtle energies and energy medicine, the emerging scientific field developing at the interface of applied psychophysiology and biofeedback, […]

International Festival, "Shamanism & Art" - Republic of Buryatia

International Festival, “Shamanism & Art” – Republic of Buryatia

Hirsch is one of the scheduled speakers at the International Festival, “Shamanism and Art.” She will present her paper, “Artist as Shaman. Conjuring Healing: Imagery, Bio-theology, Health and Right Action.” “Over a period of forty years, I have come to understand that my life as an artist parallels the life of a shaman in many […]