Tina Spiro

Selected Quotes about her

  • “This has something”
    Lowery Stokes Sims

    Former Curator of 20th Century Art, The Metropolitan Museum, NY

  • “Masterful.”
    Elvis Fuentes

    Independent Curator and PHD Candidate, Rutgers University, El Museo del Barrio, NYC

  • “She creates an art that embraces life, hope and the spirit of all living things.”
    Eleanor Heartney

    Art Critic

  • “The most powerful paintings were those by Tina Spiro.”
    Valerie Gladstone

    Art critic, review of “Jamaica to Brooklyn”, ARTnews

  • “One of the most important artists of her generation.”
    Valerie Gladstone

    Introduction to Godessy

  • “The themes that Tina Spiro explores in her work resonate with the gravity of philosophical and spiritual introspection laced with humor and sensuality.”
    Dr. Carol Damian

    Director and Chief Curator, The Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL

  • “Like the divine Creator, who desired to make a world that is “very good” (Genesis 1:31), Mrs. Spiro endeavors in her work to “repair” the world that was spoiled by mankind’s foolishness.”
    Dr. Adolfo Roitman

    Head of the Shrine of the Book, Krupp Curator of the Dead Sea Scrolls, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

  • “Motivated by a desire to counter contemporary nihilism…Spiro hoped she would contribute to uniting the male and female principle in our time…advancing the concept of Tikkun (the healing of the earth).”
    Prof. Mathew Baigell

    Jewish Art in America, p.201

  • “Tina Spiro has produced a circular, free-standing mural based on the Dead Sea scrolls and the Kabbalah, ancient texts of Jewish mysticism recounting stories of change and creation. The piece is meant to be a place of quiet healing and contemplation…. an unusual respite from a cluttered world.”
    Elisa Turner

    Art Critic, “Basel Leaving Imprint….”, The Miami Herald

  • “Tina Spiro communicates spiritual discoveries through sublime and luminous imagery, endeavoring to explore the clues to a higher level of consciousness.”
    Matt Anzak

    Curator, LuminArte Gallery, Dallas, TX