Emil immigrated to Israel from Brazil in 1978. After a career change from engineering to design, Shenfeld opened the studio at the Artists’ Colony of Jerusalem in 1984.
Engineering ingenuity and dimension of games could be found in his works. These even captured the heart of US President Bill Clinton, who bought several works by Shenfeld.
You can find in his studio sculptures, Torah scrolls, Menorahs, Mezuzah and more.
Emil shares his studio with his partner Susie who creates jewelry.