Then, Now, & Looking Forward: Lorraine Fink Retrospective

August 1 - September 30, 2021


Join the artist for a reception Sunday, September 12, 1-3 PM.

RSVP here


Then, Now, & Looking Forward: Lorraine Fink Retrospective, featuring artwork created over the last several decades, will be on display in the Leon Family Gallery at the Reba and Sam Sandler Campus of the Tidewater Jewish Community Center throughout August and September.

The Norfolk artist has had her work on display at the Slover Library, the Chrysler Museum, the Virginia Museum, the Hermitage Museum, the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, the Perrell Art Gallery at Norfolk Academy and the Baron and Ellin Gordon Art Galleries at Old Dominion University.

Fink, 96, has been recognized with numerous honors including the Virginia Watercolor Society’s Purchase Award at the College of William & Mary, The Miniatures Juror’s Choice Award at the Hermitage Museum, a Tidewater Painting Award at the Virginia Beach Arts Center, and inclusion in a two-year traveling Smithsonian exhibition from the Virginia Museum.

Her work has previously been displayed in the Leon Family Gallery; the upcoming exhibition begins August 1.  

– Words by Robyn Sidersky

For more information on the Then, Now, & Looking Forward: Lorraine Fink Retrospective exhibit, or about the Leon Family Gallery, contact Jill Grossman, Director, Arts + Ideas, at 757-965-6137 or




All exhibits are free and open to the public. The Federation is proud to offer the Tidewater community access to collections that feature a variety of mediums, each of which represent Israeli and/or Jewish artists, be they around the globe or within our community.