[FREE] CURATOR TALK & PREVIEW: Fairy Tale Art

“Often the creative excellence of art in picture books is overlooked. My work is to bring attention to the art of illustration in traveling exhibitions that are seen by thousands of visitors.” —Sylvia Nissley

FREE- CURATOR TALK & PREVIEW
Thursday, Nov. 3, 2011, 7 p.m., Selby Lecture Hall, Ringling College of Art and Design

Fairy Tale Art: Illustrations from Children’s Books Curator, Sylvia Nissley

[CURATOR, SYLVIA NISSLEY] Sylvia Nissley is an independent curator with a passion for the world of children’s picture books. Ms. Nissley relocated to Sarasota from northern California where she studied Arts Administration, worked in galleries and arts organizations and promoted the work of regional artists. Nissley has organized numerous exhibitions including Fairy Tale Art- Illustrations from Children’s Books. For three years this collection of original art from fairy tale books has delighted visitors during a tour of museums, art centers and universities throughout the United States. The Selby Gallery at Ringling School of Art and Design is the final venue for this popular exhibition.

“Often the creative excellence of art in picture books is overlooked. My work is to bring attention to the art of illustration in traveling exhibitions that are seen by thousands of visitors.” —Sylvia Nissley

Kinuko Y. Craft, The Fairy Godmother, Oil on board, 9.5”x 12.25”, 2000

November 4 – December 9, 2011
Fairy Tale Art: Illustrations from Children’s Books http://bit.ly/pqC39l
Selby Galleries I & II: Traditional and contemporary fairy tales illustrated by prize winning contemporary artists such as: Kinuko Y. Craft, Trina Schart Hyman, Barry Moser, Demi, Susan Paradis, Marilee Heyer, Jane Dyer and Jim LaMarche. Curated by Sylvia Nissley, Tour Management by Smith Kramer Fine
Art Services, Kansas City, Missouri.

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