Sale of Paintings and Sculptures to benefit The Tibet Center
On February 2nd, 2011 our dear friend, student and member of The Tibet Center Eileen Spikol passed away. Eileen will be greatly, greatly missed by all at TTC.
Eileen’s daughter Hannah has graciously offered to sell some of her mother’s art with partial proceeds benefitting The Tibet Center. Below are details. There will be a showing on Thursday May 19th, 2011. Please call TTC @ 718-222-0007 or Jean Lyman Goetz @ (212) 255-4460 for further details.
Sale of Paintings and Sculptures will benefit The Tibet Center
On Thursday, May 19th from 3pm to 8pm paintings, sculptures and mixed media pieces by Eileen Spikol will be shown at the late artist’s studio, and will be available for sale. The work shown ranges from mixed media, gouache and watercolor, collage, ocean twigs and skeletons, encaustic, and plaster, on paper, board, and free-standing sculpture. Partial proceeds from the event will benefit The Tibet Center, a 501.C.3 organization. Call Jean Lyman Goetz for more information (212) 255-4460.
Eileen Spikol’s career spanned her work at the Museum of Natural History in New York, where she supervised and prepared anthropological, paleontological and scientific replicas for distribution to museums and universities, to residencies in Haiti and the Fondations Michel Karolyi in Vence, France. Solo shows included the Soho 20 Gallery in New York, Maples Gallery at Fairleigh Dickinson University, the Islip Art Museum and the Bronx Museum of Arts. Her art was shown in group shows around the United States and in Europe.
Ms. Spikol was educated at the Philadelphia Musuem College of Art. She received her BA in Fine Arts from Fordham University and an MFA in Sculpture from City College, New York. She was Adjunct Professor of Fine Arts at St. Johns University, and taught at Goucher College in Maryland and at Brooklyn College, and developed special art workshops for children in many schools in New York and Maryland.