WHO: Michael Murphy Gallery/Artist Jill Slaymaker
WHAT: Free mixed media workshop for children, with artist Jill Slaymaker
WHERE: Michael Murphy Gallery, 2701 S MacDill Ave, Tampa, FL 33629
WHEN: Saturday, Sept. 9, 2023, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
DETAILS: Children ages five to 12 are invited to participate in a free creative mixed media workshop with artist Jill Slaymaker, while parents enjoy experiencing Slaymaker’s art exhibit gracing the gallery’s space. Refreshments, including mimosas and non-alcoholic drinks, will be provided.
A retrospective of paintings and drawings by Jill Slaymaker, a New York City-based artist who exhibits and lectures worldwide, will be presented at Michael Murphy Gallery September 8 through October 6. The show, entitled Alchemy and other Magical Thinking, spans 38 years, from 1985 to 2023, and includes work in oil, gouache, vinyl, watercolor, pastel and acrylic, India ink and acrylic text collages.
The exhibit will open with a public reception, featuring the artist, on Friday, Sept. 8 from 6 to 9 p.m.
Exhibited nationally and internationally, Slaymaker’s work has been presented at the Tate Modern, London; Dabawenyo Museum, Philippines; and Blum Helman, Pierogi, Arena Gal and Kustera Projects in New York City, as well as other venues. Among her 14 solo exhibition locations are The Nabi Museum of the Arts, NJ, and the Davis Mini-Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain. Slaymaker’s work is in numerous private and public collections, including The Museum of Modern Art, NY and the Whitney Museum of American Art, NY.
Slaymaker’s exhibit can be viewed at Michael Murphy Gallery Tuesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. September 8 through October 6.
For more than 40 years, Michael Murphy Gallery has been the premier fine art gallery and custom framing resource in the Tampa area. More information is available at www.MMGart.com, and by calling 813.902.1414. More information available at https://www.mmgart.com/show/michael-murphy-gallery-jill-slaymaker, and by calling 813.902.1414.