Nina Talbot

Painter - Writer

WRITING

Books:

Book cover of Family Trees of Galicia.

Book

Family Stories from Galicia

Family Stories from Galicia, by Nina Talbot, features interviews and stories of Talbot’s family, survivors and their descendants from Galicia, the historic area in southeastern Poland, which prior to World War I was part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire.

The book includes family trees, photographs, tombstone documentation from cemeteries in the US, Poland and Hungary, research material relating to ancestors and documentation of Talbot’s travelling painting exhibition in Poland related to her family research.

Family Stories From Galicia is a sequel to Talbot’s Faces of Dynów, which highlights her painting series with accompanied text.

Family Stories From Galicia available at:
The Pickman Museum Shop
museumshop@mjhnyc.org
646-437-4213
Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Edmond J. Safra Plaza
36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280

Book cover of Faces of Dynow by Nina Talbot.

Book

Faces of Dynów

Faces of Dynów (published in English and Polish) by Nina Talbot - Painter Nina Talbot shares portraits and stories of family, friends and famous rabbis from her ancestral town of Dynów, Poland in the historical area of Galicia. The book documents the journey and discovery of Talbot's history with interviews, stories and ancestural documentation.

Faces of Dynów available at:
» Amazon &
The Pickman Museum Shop
museumshop@mjhnyc.org
646-437-4213
Museum of Jewish Heritage - A Living Memorial to the Holocaust
Edmond J. Safra Plaza
36 Battery Place
New York, NY 10280

Cover of Veterans a catalogue for the Veterans exhibition by Nina Talbot.

Catalogue

Veterans

Published by U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center, Carlisle, PA
ISBN #978-0-9790138-5, in conjunction with the exhibition, Veterans, paintings by Nina Talbot, at U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center.

(54 pages)
Art: Nina Talbot
Soldiers’ Stories: Sophie Rand
Editors: Mike Perry and Amanda Neal
 
» Available from Amazon

Book Cover of Sophie's Stories.

Book

Sophie’s Stories

Sophie's Stories – A children's book that explores the topic of immigration, written and illustrated by Nina Talbot

A young girl investigates her great-grandmother’s life, and in the process learns about the many other lives of immigrant workers in the local supermarket when she and her mother shop for the ingredients for her great-grand-mother’s recipe for cookies. Sophie comes away with a lot more than the ingredients for the cookies; she has learned histories of real people from around the world.

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Articles:

portrait of Nina Talbot in Dynow.

Article

Dynów Jews in the Paintings of Nina Talbot/ Meeting with the Painter
by Natalia Chrapek

from – Poldkarpackie Opinion Portal/Culture/January 20, 2020

On Wednesday, January 29th, Dynów High School will be visited by Nina Talbot, an American painter who recreates on canvas the story of her ancestors - the historic rabbis of Dynów. Many of them died during the extermination of Jews on the second day of Rosh Hashanah in 1939…

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» Read the article (Polish)

interview with Franciszka Łukasz, September 7, 2018.

Article

Discovering Testimonies Off the Beaten Path: Three Women in Galicia

In September 2018, on a trip to Dynów, my grandmother’s home town in Galicia, my Dynower pal, Jurek Warchoł told me about three people he knew who had stories to tell about the Jewish people they lived with before the war.

… Jurek had arranged for me to meet and speak to these three women, from different places, in and around Dynów …

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Publications:

logo and link to The Galitzianer, Quarterly Research Journal of Gesher Galicia

Publication

The Galitzianer, Quarterly Research Journal of Gesher Galicia

[Articles available online to Journal Members]

The Galitzianer, September 2019, Two Brothers, by Nina Talbot
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The Galitzianer, September 2018, Interview with Michael Tag, by Nina Talbot
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The Galitzianer, June 2018, Interview with Sam Nager, by Nina Talbot
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The Galitzianer, March 2016, Faces of Dynów, by Nina Talbot
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Publication

DOROT, The Journal of Jewish Genealogical Society

[Articles available to Journal Members]

DOROT, Summer 2020, Love, Marriage and Divorce Across The Atlantic, by Nina Talbot
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DOROT, Winter 2020, Family Trees of Galicia, by Nina Talbot
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logo for the Dynowinka Journal.

Publication

Dynowinka Journal

Dynowinka, March 2021, 'Dynowians Remember'
» View the article, pages 8-9 (translated into English)
» View the article, pages 8-9 (published in Polish)

Dynowinka, January 2020, The 12th Anniversary of the International Days of Remembrance of the Victims of the Holocaust in Podkarpacie Province (translated from Polish).
This year, Mrs. Nina Talbot, an artist from New York City, and her husband Mark Rand were the honorary guests of the event.
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Dynowinka, October 2018, Saved From Oblivion (translated from Polish).
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Dynowinka, September 2017, Under the Linden Tree (translated from Polish).
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Dynowinka, November 2016, Faces of Dynów (translated from Polish).
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Reviews:

 

Reviews

Listings:

Susquehanna Life Magazine, Veterans Tell Their Stories, By Erica Shames, Mar 12, 2015
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The Sentinel, Harrisburg, PA, Army Heritage Education Center hosts Veterans exhibit, 2014

Bronx Times, Vets' stories at Bronx Museum, By Jaime Williams, April 26, 2014
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