Tova in the News

Needham Patch shares info about Tova's upcoming art reception.

JewishBoston highlights "Brighter Together," Tova's large scale art installation at the Museum of Fine Arts.

The Newton Tab writes a Spotlight article on Tova's community mural project in Israel.

An article on highlighting one of the student mural projects Tova consulted on and helped facilitate. interviews Tova about her work.

Student filmmaker Talya Rogoff created an 8 minute video about The Binah School community mural.

The Covenant Foundation shares Tova's mural work with The Binah School in Sharon.

Zeh Lezeh blog highlights the engagement of people of all abilities into The Binah School's community mural project.

The Boston Globe announces Tova's community mural project with The Binah School.

The Sharon Advocate acknowlesges the town's approval of Tova's community mural.

The Jewish Journal promotes an upcoming art series run by Tova.

The Arts & Healing Network awards Tova with the honor of being one of three recipients in the country celebrated as a future leader in the field of art and healing.

This documentary by Eliza Earle, with help from Ian MacLellan follows artist and art therapist, Tova Speter, and the piano she was chosen to design for the Boston installment of "Play Me, I'm Yours." (runtime: 7m 13s)

A BostInno posting of a range of videos featuring the Street Pianos being played. Scroll down to the last one to see my piano in action. publicizes the four pianos in their area, including Tova's piano, pictured at the end of the article.

Street Pianos Boston official website's direct link to photos and videos of Tova's painted piano.

The Newton Patch highlights Tova's painted piano.

The Brookline Tab features Tova's painted piano.

VIDEO! Eliza Earle and Ian McLellan created a short video featuring Tova's piano as part of the Street Pianos Boston Festival in 2013. The footage is from their upcoming documentary in which they follow Tova's piano to the streets of Boston. Stay tuned for more coming soon.... 

Camp Ramah Blog highlights Tova's recent work at Camp Ramah.

5 minute video documenting the Parents at the Center Community Mural in Haifa, Israel.

The Milford Daily News shares pictures from Tova's mural dedication event.

The Worcester Telegram and Gazette reports on Tova's new mural at Milford Regional Medical Center.

VIDEO! Milford TV higlights the community mural at Milford Regional Medical Center.

Arlington Public Art Blog entry about the unfortunate destruction of a mural Tova facilitated. looks into the disappointing defacement of one of Tova's murals

The Jewish Journal highlights Tova's community mural in Israel.

Brandeis Magazine recognizes alumna Tova's work as a community muralist.

Arlington Advocate reports on the recent destruction of one of Tova's murals

The Somerville News reports on a mural project directed by Tova at Vernon Street Studios.

CCTV reports on exciting new mural project in Cambridge featuring Tova as one of four lead artists.

Malden Patch invites residents to join Tova at a Painting Party at Miller Park on Earth Day during which she will lead the community to paint trash cans and benches in the park.

Watertown Patch reports on SPEAK Week activities at Watertown High School including a collaborative mobile project led by Tova.

The Jewish Advocate celebrates Tova's recent one day community mural inviting Jewish teens to volunteer with kids from the Medford Boys and Girls Club as part of  MLK Service Day. reports on an intergenerational community tile mural project led by Tova.

The Malden Observer reports on the dedication of Malden's first public mural project, led by Tova. celebrates the ribbon cutting of Tova's recent mural. promotes the upcoming Mural Dedication event. shares their photos of the first painting day. reports on the beginnings of the community mural in Malden.

The Malden Patch highlights photos from the mural's Community Painting Day in which over 65 Malden residents helped paint the mural.

The Malden Observer invites people to a Community Painting Day for the mural project.

The Wilderness House Literary Review highlights Tova as their featured artist in the spring issue of their magazine.

The Malden Patch reports on the history of the Malden Mural Project.

The Boston Globe encourages readers to see Tova's solo show at the Arboretum.

The South End News notes Tova's upcoming solo art show.

The Malden Observer helps publicize the stalled mural project.

The Boston Globe reports that a hopeful mural project may be delayed due to lack of funding.

The Reading Advocate celebrates the completed mural at the Joshua Eaton Elementary School where Tova was the artist-in-residence from Jan-Apr 2010.

Video! Chronicle on the Boston Channel visits Vernon Street Studios and interviews Tova about her art.

The Boston Arts Examiner highlights Tova's work as they recommend a visit to Somerville Open Studios.

A parent volunteer blogs about her experience with Tova leading a community mural at an elementary school in her blog Martha Thinks.

The Somerville News reports on Tova's international mural projects, with a focus on the most recent mural in Panama.

The Cambridge Chronicle reports on Tova's collaborative public art with DCR.

The Boquete Gourmet blog highlights the community mural in Panama.

The Boston Globe encourages community feedback for the Malden community mural project.

The Boston Arts Examiner features Tova's work as it reports on Vernon Street Open Studios.

The Malden Observer reports on the planning phase of a community mural project at the Malden Center MBTA.

The Somerville Journal reports on a mural created by at-risk and incarcerated youth.

The Somerville News reports on a DYS mural led by Tova in Somerville.

The Boston Globe reports on Tova winning the Gold Star Award from the Mass Cultural Council.

The Cambridge Chronicle reports on Tova winning the Gold Star Award from the Mass Cultural Council.

Video! SCAT, local TV station, interviews Tova regarding her role as an art therapist.

The Somerville News reports on a mural Tova facilitated at the Somerville Boys and Girls Club.

Hebrew College Today (see page 11) reports on Tova's teaching of the arts
and social justice at Prozdor.

The Arlington Advocate reports on the first public community mural in the town of Arlington.

Arlington residents report about the first public mural in their community blog: Your Arlington.

Video! YouTube video featuring the community mural in Argentina.

Video! SCAT, local TV station, interviews Tova and mural participants regarding the creation of the Lexington Park community mural.

The Esplanade Association Newsletter mentions a teen mural project on the Esplanade.

The Jewish Advocate features Tova's international mural work with a focus on her recent trip to China.

Translated article from Argentina's Astericos about the hospital mural in Argentina.
View the original Spanish version here:

The Somerville News Blog features a panel discussion about community arts in which Tova participated.

Translated article from the Italian Tribune about the mural at the Italian Hospital in Argentina.
View the original Spanish version here:

Hospital Italiano reports on Tova's mural in Argentina (Spanish).

The Newton Tab reports on the intergenerational mural led by Tova at the Newton Community Service Center.

The Boston Herald features a Dorchester mural Tova created with
Roxbury Youthworks' Female Focus Initiative.

The Boston Globe reports on the Children's Advocacy Center mural in Boston that Tova
created with community members and that was (for an hour at least) one
of the most emailed stories on!

Artscope Magazine recognizes Tova in an article highlighting community
artists in Boston.

The Malden Muse interviews Tova regarding The Art Connection and her
Brush Mobile project.

The Boston Herald features a mural for the Evelyn Kirrane
Aquatic Center in Brookline that Tova created with Brookline's Teen
Advantage program.

The Korean Journal of Cultural Policy features Tova painting a switchbox. Scroll to page 97 of the pdf (page 100 in the journal) to see pictures. If you know what this says, please email me and let me know!

artsMEDIA Magazine notices Tova's switchbox in Somerville.

The Somerville News profiles Tova and her art on found wood.

The Somerville News reports on a group show in which Tova participated.