Thomases Art Gallery

The Thomases Family Endowment of the Youngstown Area Jewish Federation Art Gallery is located in the main hall of Jewish Community Center of Youngstown. The gallery hosts six to seven exhibitions per year, primarily showcasing diverse artistic perspectives from local and regional artists and also showing the work of artists from across the United States. Exhibitions typically run for six weeks with an artist reception held to open the show.  At least one exhibition every year focuses on a Jewish cultural connection.

The Thomases Gallery Exhibitions Committee reviews proposals for exhibitions several times per year, and artists are encouraged to apply at any time.  Submission of materials does not constitute automatic acceptance into programming.  The curator and exhibitions committee reserve the right to selection of artists, and their artwork, based on quality and display requirements.

Eligibility is open to artists 18 years or older.  Interested artists should send an artist statement, resume or curriculum vitae, 4 or more images (JPG or PDF), and an image list indicating title, dimensions, medium, and date to

Selected Images from Domestic Bliss by Susan Copich
May 14-July 12
About the Exhibition:
At The Height of Delight: Images from Domestic Bliss and Other Selected Works showcases the work by talented photographer and Youngstown native, Susan Copich. Copich's work employs metaphors, irony and satire while exploring the subjects of family, denial and decay, themes which are set within the larger context of current societal issues. The exhibition is on view through July 10. For more information about the exhibition or to schedule a film screening, please contact the curator at

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