Richard S. Vosko

"Jefferson Tortorelli brings a breath of fresh air to an old-world craft. His designs are innovative and functional. They reach beyond mere visual appeal to provide a sense of strength and durability. His award winning work is sure to become commonplace in worship environments of all faith traditions."

Fr. Bill Moore

"Jeff Tortorelli is a visionary and master craftsman. His use of fine woods, metal and stone, coupled with extraordinary mechanical and engineering skills, enable him to faithfully envision and execute works that are innovative and exciting."

Rev. Martin J. Fisher

"Your creative talents have added to a sense of the mysterious in all our celebrations, for this we are most appreciative."

Msgr. Peter A. O’Reilly

"The way you incorporated the life of Maximilian Kolbe in the candlesticks has been a source of inspiration to all those who have looked at them….the Star of David looking down from the top gives the artwork its own character that enhances the liturgical worship space in a very unique way."

Rabbi Gil Alchadeff

"your creation is not only a work of art, but also a work of divine craftsmanship. Everyone is in awe of your superb creation of the beautiful Holy Ark and the eternal light which beautifies and enhances the worship at our temple. May you continue with your blessed creations. With shalom and blessings."