Biography – The Life


Was born in Cape Town, South Africa in 1962.

Studied Jewelry Design at Bezalel Art Acadamy in Israel.

Returned to Johannesburg, and worked in Television Production as an Assistant Director.

Married to Antony Saul Greenstein in 1991.

Devoted her time, creative talent and energies into raising her family. She has had five miracle children.

David Joshua – David Yehoshua
Jessica Cara – Yehudit Chen
Rafaela Bo (OBM) – Rafaela Batia (ZL)
Mathew Aaron – Matisyahu Aharon
Benjamin Gil – Benyamin Gil

Currently she lives with her family in Mid-Levels, Hong Kong.

 

About her work – The Light

 
A spiritual soul, Ms. Greenstein derives her artistic inspiration from embracing the world. From man made structures and items to, nature, color, life, people and relationships. She has a keen ability to see through layers and an eye that doesn’t miss much.

More important is her deep faith in the Almighty. She believes that her talent is a gift from G-d. When she paints, she combines her spiritual connections with earthly matters, thereby bringing down a bit of Heaven to earth. This all stems from her desire to have G-dliness and peace on earth. She is of the Jewish faith and believes implicitly that G-d is the G-d of the entire universe, and wants there to be peace, tolerance and love between all men, with a true love and awe for Him

In order to combine these in a balanced form, Ms Greenstein starts each painting with BH (Beezrat Hashem) which means “with the help of G-d” in hebrew. She then carefully draws one letter from the Hebrew alphabet in pencil. She paints the letter in with a very black ink, which is used by scribes to write Torah on parchment. This creates a physical and spiritual unity between the paintings whereever they are. Hebrew letters have great mystical and numerical value and meaning. Her actual painting method is one of extreme sensitivity and oneness with her materials. Each one of her paintings have a spiritual story, with many layers.  It is up to you, the viewer, to look, see, contemplate and discover something new for yourself!




Part of proceeds go to

Keren Yismach Moshe in Memory of Rafaela Batia OBM
for the hungry

Sulam Special Education Centre in Memory of Holly Rofe OBM
for the education of learning impaired children

Carmel School in Memory of Ivan and Gertrude Greenstein OBM
for education of our children

Israel Institute for Talmudic Publications
for the advancement of accessible education

Chabad of Hong Kong
for them supporting the community

With the hope to expand the list.