Oral Interview with Stacey Lederman for the JMABC Artists Scribe. Interviewed by Perry Seidelman. Stacey talks briefly about her family history and growing up in Tsawwassen. Her post-secondary education led her to working in business and finance, but having children changed her career path after not working for more than a decade. Stacey discusses her introduction to recreational art classes in Vancouver and how attention from peers quickly saw her realize her talent, and also book her first art show. She describes her work as mixed-media, which includes using different mediums such as acrylics, ink, resin, and photography. Stacey talks about how she is drawn to edgy, colourful pieces including graffiti which can be seen in her own art pieces. Stacey talks about the artists who inspire her as the motivations behind her pieces. Stacey discusses the theme of hearts in her work, art crawls, and her favourite pieces of work. She speaks about how visiting Israel inspired her, and how things like real life, emotion and intuition informs her art practice.
Oral history interview with Barbara Weiser, born in 1946 in Quebec. She worked for Eaton's and a number of other companies as a Buyer, travelling across Canada. She is a prolific writer and researcher, having published 4 books / papers on the Jewish community with focuses on Synagogues and Holocaust memorials.
Oral history interview with Esther Brandt who was born in 1932 in Belgium. She was highly involved in a number of Jewish organizations; Pioneer Women, a member of the Schara Tzedeck Board. She outlived her husband who had survived the Nazis concentration camps.
Photograph depicts from L-R Shirley Stein, Selma Furman, Gloria Ross and Karla Marks. The women are sitting around a table eating high tea at Esther Dayson's 95th birthday tea party at Ambrosia on 41st.
Photograph depicts from L-R Leslie Tilbury, Hildy Barnett, Sandra Miller, Rosalie Segal and Marjorie Groberman. The women are sitting around a table eating high tea at Esther Dayson's 95th birthday tea party at Ambrosia on 41st.
Photograph depicts from L-R Nassa Selwyn, ? Goldberg, Hedy Vinegar and Marie Doduck. The women are sitting around a table eating high tea at Esther Dayson's 95th birthday tea party at Ambrosia on 41st.
Photograph depicts a group of children and teachers sitting on steps; possibly at Douglas College. Susan Katz is sitting on the left, Sharon Sheppard is sitting front right, and unidentified woman sitting back right.