Memories Making Special exhibition
featuring the artistry of Phyllis Thompson
El Museo Gallery cordially invites you to the opening reception of the Memories Making Special exhibition featuring the artistry of Phyllis Thompson:
Opened Friday, May 5 Show Closes on May 27th
El Museo Gallery 91 Allen Street Buffalo, NY
Phyllis Thompson is a printmaker with extensive training having received degrees in printmaking from the Philadelphia College of Art and Tyler School of Art, Temple University. She has taught printmaking and art education at Cornell University, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, and SUNY Buffalo State where she recently retired from full-time teaching, presently a lecturer. Thompson has been a resident artist at Buffalo Arts Studio - a complex of studio spaces, galleries and gift shop for artists working in many different media - since 2011.
She uses assorted collage materials and various print processes to create one-of-a kind mixed media monotypes that explore cultural identity through memories of family, relationships, and ancestors. Her visually complex works have been shown in galleries and museums across the United States and Asia including the University of Wisconsin Art Museum, the Philadelphia Museum of Art, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Western New York Book Arts Center, and Capital Normal University in Beijing, China.
Memories of Making Special, an exhibition featuring her works, is on view now thru May 27, 2017 at El Museo, 91 Allen Street. Buffalo, NY. Gallery hours are Wednesdays–Saturdays noon –6 pm, for more info visit elmuseobuffalo.org or call 716.464.4692
Photo Credit below: David Moog (b. 1944), Phyllis Thompson, 2017; Archival inkjet print, 20 x 15 inches; Gift of the artist, copyright David Moog, 2017, Artists Seen