Exclusive Art Tour with Tigist Yoseph Ron

Watch the art tour of the exhibit “The White Paper is Black Within” by Tigist Yoseph Ron.

About American Friends of Reuth

American Friends of Reuth, is a non for profit organization that supports Reuth Rehabilitation Hospital in Israel. Reuth  provides multidisciplinary rehabilitative care to people whose motor and/or cognitive functions have been impaired by illness or injury. Additionally, Reuth provides homes and day care centers for the elderly, subsidized housing for Holocaust survivors and treatment for eating disorders.


RESTART is a non-profit organization consisted of a group of committed individuals – business executives, injured soldiers and entrepreneurs – who recognized that the same determination and creativity that makes Israel “The Start Up Nation” can be applied to overcoming obstacles and challenges of wounded soldiers. Since 2014, they have been dedicated to lifting spirits, developing technological and practical solutions, and improving the physical, emotional and social well-being of wounded veterans- young men and women who have so much to live for.

Please visit https://restartglobal.org/ for more details.

Meet Tigist Yospeh Ron 

Tigist was born in 1977 in Gandar, Ethiopia and immigrated to Israel in 1984. She lives and works in Ra’anana.  Tigist is the recipient of the prestigious Haim Schiff Prize for Figurative-Realist Art, the award is accompanied by a solo exhibition at the Tel Aviv Museum of Art.  As we view her works her personal story will unfold.  The difficult journey through Sudan, the arrival to a new country and the struggles of integrating into Israeli society.  Reoccurring themes in her artwork include racism, motherhood and femininity. She exclusively creates drawings using charcoal.  Tigist will explain the significance of her chosen medium and how it plays out in sharp contrast with the white walls of the museum, to which she reflects and explains, “Look where I have arrived despite the black color, or maybe because of it.”

Meet Ronnit Vasserman

Art Connect Group is a full service art consulting firm located in New York. Ronnit Vasserman is the founder of the firm.  She has a degree in Fine Arts and Art History.  She has worked for many years for Investment Banks including Goldman Sachs and Merrill Lynch. After a successful career in banking she now devotes her time to her favorite asset class ART.
Please visit www.artconnectgroup.com for more details.