Professor Rikki Asher
Art Education

Rikki Asher is a renowned artist and educator. She is teaching at present at Queens College and is involved with the Jewish Studies Program.

She graduated from CUNY Lehman College, with an MFA and from Teachers College at Columbia with an Ed.D. Dr. Asher taught at SUNY New Paltz and is a Teaching Artist at the Museum of Modern Art. She has exhibited her work in numerous galleries, including the Nora Gallery in Jerusalem.

Her work was featured recently in "The Best of Silk Painting" by Diane Tuckman and Jan Janas (North Light Books, 1997) and Women Art Educators IV - Herstories, Ourstories, Future Stories -
Edited by Elizabeth J. Sacca and Enid Zimmerman.
(CSEA, 1998)

Visit the artist Web Site at -


Recent Works

"O.T.B." Silk Painting 36" x 36"

"I attempt to reflect the city though the
way I use dye and silk." reflects the artist.

The Sojourner Truth Mural
19' 6" x 6' 10" at
Sojourner Truth Library

This grand scale public work
was directed by Dr. Rikki Asher
and painted by Graduate Students of SUNY New Paltz



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