A graduate of Princeton and Yale Universities, Jeanette Kuvin Oren completed a masters degree in public health and most of her PhD in epidemiology before devoting herself full time to commissioned art and graphic design. Since 1984, Jeanette has created installation pieces for more than 400 houses of worship, schools, community centers and camps around the world. She specializes in large installations of glass, mosaic, metal, fiber art, calligraphy, papercutting, and painting. Jeanette works with architects, professional and volunteer committees, fabricators, families, and institutions commissioning her art. Jeanette has studios in Connecticut and Jerusalem. She is the wife of Dr. Dan Oren, mother of two grown daughters, and "Oma" to two amazing grandchildren.

Jeanette and her mother, Gabrielle Kuvin z"l, made a Torah cover for Har El Synagogue in Jerusalem in honor of Jeanette's becoming a Bat Mitzvah (1974).

The New York Times - Stylemakers

Profile of Jeanette, November 1991

Media

Dedication of 12 new Torah covers

Emanuel Synagogue, West Hartford, CT, June 2018

Dallas Morning News

(Video) Torah dedicated in memory of Rabbi's wife,

Congregation Anshai Torah, Plano, TX April 2018

Washington Jewish Week

Needlepoint Torah covers, B'nai Israel, Rockville, MD, April 2017

The New York Times   

November 24, 1991

Quilting Arts Magazine

Profile of the Artist, Dec 2014/Jan 2015

The Knot

Huppah, invitations, Simcha Chairs in daughter & son-in-law's featured wedding, 2015

Fresh Creations

Blog tribute to Jeanette's work, July 2014

Hartford Courant

Quilt show, Hartford, CT July 2014

Washington Jewish Week

Jewish Primary Day School project, April 10, 2014

Connecticut Jewish Ledger

Jeanette's new book and overview of her career, Dec. 2013

The Jewish Advocate  

Temple Shalom, Medford, MA New Ark Doors, Sept 2013

 

SmashingtheGlass.com

Beautiful British wedding website, details about Sarah and Michael's wedding, 2013

Dharma Trading Co.

Feature artist on site of this source for fiber art supplies, 2012

The New York Times

Torah donated to Warsaw (Poland) school, January 2001