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Nancy Katz cut paper 1986
painted silk prayer shawls (tallit) by Nancy Katz eye of the needle

1999  Judaic Artisans Today, Kathryn Morton, Flower Valley Press, featured artist
1997  CCAR Journal, Celebrating 25 Years of Women in the Rabbinate, cover art

The opportunity to exhibit artwork, alone or with others, is always a delight.

Solo and Group shows

2022   Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI, "RISD Summer Faculty Exhibition"

2018   Becket Arts Center, Becket, MA, "Exhibition 1: Summer 2018"

2013   Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, "Intersecting Healing: Art & Healing"

2013   Islamic Cultural Center of Northern California, Oakland, "Interfaith Exhibit"

2006   National Yiddish Book Center, Amherst, MA, “Sweet Shelter: Sukkah Art” 

2006   Norman and Sarah Brown Art Gallery, Baltimore, “7 Canopies: 7 Weddings” 

2006   Kol Isha, Mills College, Oakland,  “Celebrating Creativity of Women & Girls”

2005   Jewish Community Library, San Francisco, "America and I”            

2003   Jewish Community Library, San Francisco, "What Joseph Wore”

2001   Temple Israel Judaic & Archival Museum, W Bloomfield, MI, “Textile Exhibit”

2000   Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL, “Judging the Book by its Cover”

2000   Koret Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, "Sacred Threads: A One Woman Show"

2000   Jewish Community Library, San Francisco, “Art of the Alef Bet”

1999   Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles, “Festival of Jewish Artisans”

1999   Jewish Community Library, San Francisco, "The Art of Jewish Healing”

1999   Zellerbach, Berkeley, “KlezmerMania,” Chagall; with Vola Rubin

1999   William Breman Heritage Museum, Atlanta, “Under the Canopy”

1998   Jewish Community Center, Rockville, MD, “Of Heaven and Earth”

1997   Hebrew Union College, NYC, “Miriam’s Cups: An Invitational Exhibition”

1997   Mount Zion Temple, St. Paul, MN, “A Festival of Jewish Art”

1997   Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles, “Festival of Jewish Artisans”

1996   Binyanei HaOman, Jerusalem, Israel, "International Festival of Judaica"

1996   Mount Zion Temple, St. Paul MN, “A Festival of Jewish Art”

1995   Starr Gallery, Newton, MA, "Fine Judaica for Contemporary Life"

1995   Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, "Weddings California Style"

1994   Alef Bet Judaica, Los Altos, CA, “Tallitot by Nancy Katz”

1993   Temple Isaiah, Los Angeles, “Festival of Jewish Artisans”

1993   Congregation Beth Am, Los Altos, CA, “Jewish Festival of Arts and Crafts”

1993   Janice Epstein Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI, “The Quilter and the Quilt”

1993   Koret Gallery, Palo Alto, CA, “Annual Chanukkah Exhibition”

1993   Impact, El Paso, TX, “Programs of Excellence”

1993   Jewish Museum, San Francisco, “New Year’s Card Invitational”

1993   UAHC Camp Swig, Saratoga, CA, “40 Years of Creation: Alumni Exhibition”

1993   Jewish Community Federation, Santa Rosa, CA, “A Gathering of Women”

1992   Hillel Foundation, UC Santa Barbara, “The Jewish Festival of Festivals”

1992   Temple Beth El, Salinas, CA, “Artisans Festival”

1991   Jewish Museum, San Francisco, “About Face: Purim Mask Invitational”

1990   University Synagogue, Los Angeles, “Synagogue Art & Architecture”

1989   Jewish Museum, San Francisco, “Purim Mask Invitational”

1988   Metropolitan Museum & Art Center, Coral Gables, FL, “We the Women”

1987   Jewish Community Library, San Francisco, “Claire Sherman & Nancy Katz”

1987   American Museum of Quilts, San Jose, CA, “A Women’s Point of View”

1986   Fort Mason, San Francisco, “Israel Expo 86”

1986   Gallery Sanchez, San Francisco,  “Inspired by Fire”

1986   Children’s Home Society, Oakland, CA, “Kaleidoscope of Quilts”  


2000  Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL, Finalist Torah Cover Competition

1998  Temple Israel, Natick, MA, Winning Design Synagogue Parochet

Museum Permanent Collections
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel, Tallit

Judah Magnes Museum, Berkeley, CA, Israel Anniversary Quilt

The Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, Wedding Chuppah

Here are listed some of the places Nancy has shown her work since 1986.

Exhibiting Artist

colorful pieced art quilt by Nancy Katz
golden chuppah wedding canopy with images of Jerusalem and doves
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