Shani Avni is the Ismar David Visiting Assistant Curator in the Cary Collection since 2020. She holds a BA in Graphic Design from Shenkar College, Israel and an MA in Typeface Design from the University of Reading, UK. For her MA thesis she researched The David Hebrew typeface family and, since receiving her degree, continues to do so. In 2017, Shani has been chosen for The Cary Collection Research Fellowship, where David work is archived. She perseveres in her efforts to make historical information available as both an academic and a practical reference.
Back to the Shtetl: The Prospects of Hebrew Wood Type. This talk will present an on-going research of a Hebrew wood type collection housed at the Cary Graphic Arts Collection.