Ben Schachter

  • Adjunct Professor of Religious Studies, 2020-2021
  • Professor of Visual Art, St. Vincent College
  • Artist-in-Residence, Jewish Studies Program


Graphic Novels, Editorial and Narrative Illustration, Digital Art, Jewish Art history and criticism, Contemporary Art 

Education & Training

  • MFA Pratt Institute 2002
  • MA Pratt Institute 2002

Representative Publications

Image, Action, and Idea in Contemporary Jewish Art. University Park, PA: The Pennsylvania State University Press, 2017.

"The Eruv: Urban Drawing, Social Structure." In Drawing in the Twenty-First Century: The Politics and Poetics of Contemporary Practices. Edited by Elizabeth Pergam, 47-60. Burlington: Ashgate, 2014. 

"Aesthetic Interpretation of the Eruv." In It's a Thin Line: Eruv from Talmudic to Modern Culture. Edited by Adam Mintz, 163-169. Yeshiva University Museum, 2014. 

"Contemporary Jewish Art Criticism." Ars Judaica, The Bar-Ilan Journal of Jewish Art, Vol. 13 (May, 2017): 65-72.

Representative Exhibitions

"A is for Jewish," Berlin Jewish Museum, Germany, 2018-2020

"Between Heaven and Earth," Jerusalem Biennale, Israel, 2017

"It's a Thin Line," Yeshiva University Museum, NY, 2012

"This Token Partnership," Institute of Sacred Music, Yale University, CT 2012