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Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape

My new paintings and drawings are in a narrative cartoon/realist style. They often have a dark sense of humor and are semi-autobiographical. I explore traditional roles for women and children, and modernize or subvert them. A few years ago, I also began a series of semi-abstract Tree of Life paintings which I continue to make on a commission basis. And I can't seem to stop myself from painting the occasional Romantic landscape. My current paintings are oil and gold/silver leaf on wood/canvas, and ink/gouache/acrylic on paper.
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    [add caption]Outsider, 2009, oil, marker & India ink on gessoed board, 12 x 12
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    [add caption]Waiting (Again), 2009, oil and graphite on wood, 31 x 48
  3. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Il Mio Albero Preferito (My Favorite Tree), 2009, oil on wood, 48 x 38
  4. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Perfect Plans, 2009, oil on wood, 42 x 32
  5. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Even the North Wind, 2009, oil, silver leaf and glitter on wood, 38 x 48
  6. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Waiting, 2007, oil on gessoed board, 12 x 12
  7. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Double Prayer, 2007-2009, oil on canvas, 20 x 16 oval
  8. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Futility of Analysis, 2007, oil on canvas, 10 x 8
  9. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Disgruntled, 2007-2009, oil on wood
  10. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Aurora, Paloma and the Melangolo Tree, 2007, oil on canvas, 46 x 551/2
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    [add caption]Eat, 2009, oil on gessoed board, 12 x 12
  12. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]More Than This, oil on canvas, 6 x 6 feet
  13. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Another Night, pastel on black paper, framed
  14. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Self Improvement, acrylic on collaged journal pages on wood
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    [add caption]The VIsit, 2009, Collage on paper India ink on slate
  16. Figurative, Cartoon, Landscape Gallery

    [add caption]Better to be One Who Hears and Knows, 2010, India ink on paper, 30 x 50

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I am a: Woman
Seeking: Networking
Education: Master's Degree
City: New York City, NY
Country: United States
Profession: artist and teacher
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My Business Name: Jill Brook Slaymaker
Address:
484 W. 43rd St.
NY NY 10036
Email: jillbird@rcn.com
City: New York City, NY, 10036, United States
My Profession: Art
About my work:
My newest work involves semi-autobiographical narrative paintings and drawings in a cartoon/realistic style. I have experimented with a variety of materials, including oil, acrylic, collage, ink, graphite, gouache, metal leaf, lithography and intaglio, as well as painting on found objects and using sound. I currently live and work in Manhattan, where my work has been in five one-person exhibitions and many group shows, including The Museum of Modern Art, Art in General, Exit Art, P.S.1 Museum of Contemporary Art, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., and Robert Miller Gallery.
Past Clients and Projects include:
"No Soul for Sale" at Tate Modern, London; "SciArt," The Museum of Modern Art, NY, NY; Collection of The Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, NY; NBC's "Lipstick Jungle," NY, NY; Exit Art, NY, NY; Pierogi Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2003-2010; Gallery Juno, NY, NY 1994-2007; Heidi Cho Gallery, NY, NY 2009; Richmond Art Museum, University of New Mexico, P.S. 1 Museum of Contemporary Art, LIC, NY, Contemporary Art Museum in Antwerp, Belgium (in film, "States of Humanity")

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