Rivka Nehorai (b. 1984, Chicago)

Currently lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

rivka.nehorai@gmail.com / http://rivka.gallery / 347.640.8303



Rutgers University, BA in Painting, 2006


Art Teacher,   Manhattan High School For Girls, Manhattan                                         November 2017- Present

Art Instructor,  Bi-monthly adult group classes, Brooklyn June 2017- Present

Figure Drawing and Open Studio Mentorship


Project Manager

Hevria.  www.hevria.com                                                                                                   June 2017- Present

Weekly one on one meetings with director of Hevria on project development for all Hevria projects. Monthly board meetings, leadership meetings, to coordinate development, execution, and continuation of projects. Guardian for monthly Creative Farbrengens and Women's Creative Farbrengens. 

Executive Household Manager                                   

Produced three female humans, August 2010, August 2013, and August 2016.            August 2010-Present

Work on fulfilling their needs on a constant, 24 hours basis, growing them to be fully functional, independent, creative human creatures. 

Curatorial Work

August 2017         Cindy Zaglin Solo Show, An Honest Life of Color, Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery, Brooklyn



2019 Solo Show, The Wealth Between Us, Cultivating Prosperity In Each Other, Industrious Offices, Brooklyn

2019 Group Exhibition, Jews and Rock, Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery, Brooklyn

2017 Solo Show, The Beauty of Us, Brooklyn Jewish Art Gallery, Brooklyn

2016 Live Painting Showcase, Hadas Gallery Hanukkah Party, Brooklyn

2016 Live Painting Showcase, Hevria, Hadas GalleryBrooklyn

2016 Group Exhibition, Trestle Gallery, Trestle Workshops Group Exhibition, Brooklyn

2015 Curated Crown Heights Community Art Show, In The Glow, Brooklyn 

2014 Group Exhibition, Creative Soul Gallery, Spiritual Defense, Brooklyn 

2013 Group Exhibition, Brooklyn College Hillel, Breath/Breadth, Brooklyn

2012 Group Exhibition, Jewish Art Now, Sky Gallery, Manhattan

2010 Solo Exhibition, The Living Room, Rivka, Chicago

2006 Group Exhibition, Chicago POCET Jewish Art Festival, Chicago



Meet the New Baal Teshuva Artists of Brooklyn, Tablet Magazine 


When I Became A Mother I Neglected My Art, Here’s What I’m Doing to Change That, Kveller    http://www.kveller.com/when-i-became-a-mother-i-neglected-my-art-heres-what-im-doing-to-change-that/

Mother Artists, Don’t Work From Home, Hevria                                http://hevria.com/rivka/mother-artists-dont-work-home/