The Non-Jewish Spanish Artist Who Makes Challah Covers

By Allison Futterman
Originally from Spain, creative artist Almudena Solana has called Los Angeles home for the past several years. In Spain, she was a journalist and an author of several novels. She is also the creator of “Fabric Poetry”, one-of-a-kind scarves sold at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA). Solana considers her portable, wearable art to be a natural extension of her writing background — an artistic form of expression that tells a story. She has expanded her appreciation of beauty and storytelling to the creation of one-a-kind challah covers, even though she isn’t Jewish. [More]