Opening Reception: Sunday, October 7, from 3:30-5:30pm
In the gallery: October 3-31
Originally from Bombay, Siona now lives in the US. Her work reflects her background of being brought up Jewish in a predominantly Hindu and Muslim India. In her paintings, she combines the imagery of her past with the role she plays in America today, making a mosaic inspired by both Indian miniature paintings and Sephardic icons.
Lunch and Learn: “Faces: Weaving Indian and Jewish Narratives” (Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship Project)
Monday, October 8, 12:30–2:00pm
$15 fee/ $10 Member
Midrash and Megillah Painting Workshop
Monday, October 8, from 5:30–7:30pm
$15 fee/ $10 Member • Class #5270
“Blue Like Me: The Art of Siona Benjamin” film screening and Q&A
Tuesday, October 9, from 7:00pm–8:30pm
This event is part of the 2018-2019 Jewish Literary & Cultural Arts Series. Check out other events at www.jccmemphis.org/literary.
Beth and Pat Okeon
Opening Reception: Thursday, November 1, from 5:30–7:30pm
In the gallery: November 1–30
Pat Okeon will be displaying her oil on canvas paintings as well as torn paper works. Beth Okeon will be displaying acrylics and multimedia on canvas. Both artists’ works for this show center around a common theme: The Simplicity and Awesomeness of Nature.
Artists’ Link Exhibition
Opening Reception: Thursday, December 6, from 5:30–7:30pm
In the gallery: December 2–28
Artists’ Link is an organization for and by visual artists in the Memphis area. With over 110 members representing approximately 20 mediums, Artist’s Link exists to provide a way for artists to connect with the community.
If you have questions about the Shainberg Gallery, please contact Marcy Stagner, Program Director for Cultural Arts and Adult Services, at (901) 259-9230 or firstname.lastname@example.org.