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Aimee_Golant

Aimee Golant is a sixth generation metalsmith originally from Los Angeles, California. Upon her graduation from San Francisco State University, she began her career as an independent metal artist creating Judaica and jewelry. She has participated in juried shows in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, and Baltimore and sells her unique metal art nationally. Aimee has won many honors, including: the Jewish Museum of New York's acquisition of one of her evocative mezuzahs for its permanent collection, her Barbed Wire Mezuzah traveling into space on the Columbia Space Shuttle, a NICHE Award for her Bars and Windows Menorah, the Golden Hammer Award for her outstanding community service through the San Francisco Bay Area Metal Arts Guild. She was recently awarded the commission to create the crown for the Women's Torah Project, one of the first documented Torahs scribed by women. She has created mezuzot and jewelry benefiting the Darfur and Women’s Empowerment programs through the American Jewish World Service, the Holocaust and Diversity programs at Whitwell Middle School in Whitwell Tennessee, and the Jewish Women’s Breast Cancer organization Sharsharet, and a special edition tzedakah box gift for outgoing board members of Jewish Family and Children's Services in San Francisco. She is currently creating a Chai pin pendant which will help raise funds for the Upper Mid-West Region of Hadassah. Aimee founded the Metal Art program at the San Francisco Waldorf High School where she teaches classical metalsmithing, and has taught Jewish studies in the Humanities department. She is an instructor in jewelry and silversmithing at The Crucible, Scintillant Studio, The Richmond Art Center, and Craft Gym. Aimee leads classes at Kehilla Community Synagogue in enameling and gives private instruction in metal arts at her studio in San Francisco.; http://www.aimeegolant.com Aimee Golant: Metal Art & Judaica