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  Current Exhibitions : Solo Exhibit PENNY SLINGER April 17—May 24, 2014, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles.
 
 

 

 

 

 

Penny Slinger : Timeline

1969
  • Graduates from Chelsea College of Art, London, with First Class Honors Degree, Diploma in Art and Design.  Her special interest is Surrealism.  The late Sir Roland Penrose, the President of the Institute of Contemporary Art, becomes her patron. Exhibits in “Young and Fantastic” at ICA London, summer 1969.
1971
  • Set-design, acting and art direction with the all-woman theater group, “Holocaust.”
1971
  • Solo Art Exhibit at Angela Flower’s Gallery, London.
1971
  • Art direction, costume design for Picasso’s play “The Four Little Girls.”
1971-3   
  • Major performing role and art direction for the movie “The Other Side Of The Underneath.”
1971 
  • Penny Slinger’s book “50%--The Visible Woman”- collages and overlaid  poetry - published.
1972-4
  • Part-time teacher to graduate art students.
1973  
  • Solo exhibit “Opening, Angela Flowers Gallery.
1973
  • “Achievement in Art” grant, Cassandra Foundation, Illinois.  Exhibits San Paolo Bienal, Brazil.
1974 
  • Exhibits at Nicholas Treadwell Gallery, London, England.  Acts in video documentary “Vibration.”
1977
  • Publication of Penny Slinger’s “An Exorcism,”—a book of surreal photo-collage, with introduction by Sir Roland Penrose.
1977 
  • The Book of Matan” published with Penny’s color collages.
1977
  • Solo exhibit “Inner Space,” Patrick Seale Gallery, London. Solo exhibit “Secrets,” Mirandy Gallery, London.
1978
  • Exhibits in “Transformaction,” Angela Flower’s Gallery, London, and in “Surrealism & Company In This Decade,” Camden Arts Center. Group exhibit “Metamorphosis,” University of Cambridge, England.
1978 
  • Publication of “Mountain Ecstasy” (with Nik Douglas)—book of full color collages and poetry, inspired by travels to the Far East.
1977-9  
  • Publication of “The Secret Dakini Oracle” divination card deck, book and charts- co-written with Nik Douglas and featuring Penny’s original artwork.
1979 
  • Publication of “Sexual Secrets: The Alchemy of Ecstasy”(with Nik Douglas), including more than 600 line drawings by Ms. Slinger.
1980  
  • Illustrations for “The Enlightened Ones in Sacred Buddhist Art” by Nik Douglas, published by Kreitman Gallery.
1981
  • Publication of “The Pillow Book” with Nik Douglas.
1982 
  • Solo retrospective exhibition “Visions of Ecstasy” at the Visionary Gallery, New York.  Exhibited at Abraham Rattner Memorial Studio, Sag Harbor, Neikurg Photographica Gallery, New York, the “Floating Foundation of Photography,” New York, and Jacques Baruch Gallery, Chicago.
1982-83
  • Cover art for several record albums.
1984 
  • Exhibits at Central Falls Gallery, New York.
1985 
  • Exhibits in and co-arranges “From Anguilla,” first group exhibit of art from the island of Anguilla, in St. Martin and Nevis, West Indies.
1986 
  • Solo exhibit at “Poisson D’Or,” Marigot, St. Martin.
1989 
  • Commissioned to paint the “Historical Murals” series for Wallblake Airport, Anguilla.
1989
  • Publication of “ The Erotic Sentiment in the Paintings of India and Nepal” (with Nik Douglas), Inner Traditions.
1990 
  • Publication of “The Erotic Sentiment in the Paintings of China and Japan”(with Nik Douglas) Inner Traditions.
1990-91 
  • Archaeological series of paintings commissioned for “On the Trail of the Arawaks”-permanent museum display, Marigot, St. Martin.
1992 
  • Solo exhibition “Amerindians—Studies of a Lost People” at the Devonish Cotton Gin Art Gallery, Anguilla.
1992 
  • Exhibits in “Addressing the Forbidden” at Brighton and Edinburgh Art Festivals.
1992
  • Series of paintings of Anguilla commissioned for branches of Caribbean Central Bank.
1992
  • Opening of New World Gallery, Anguilla.
1992
  • Penny appears prominently in “Sacred Sex”—a feature length documentary produced by Cynthia Connop for Triple Image Films, Australia.
1993  
  • Solo Exhibition, “Arawak Renaissance—The Tribute Continues” at New World Gallery, Anguilla.
1993   
  • Publication of “The Path of the Mystic Lover—Baul Songs of Passion and Ecstasy”  by B. Bhattacharya with Nik Douglas and Penny Slinger: Cover and 84 original drawings by Penny.
1993 
  • Speaker at First Symposium on Tantra, Maui.
1993  
  • Solo Exhibition at World Resources Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida.
1993   
  • Designs two sets of postage stamps for Government of Anguilla.
1993-4 
  • Featured artist in exhibition “Presents Caraibes—500 Years of Amerindian History,” Fort Delgres, Basse Terre, Guadeloupe.
1993-94
  • Completes 70-minute video entitled “Visions of the Arawaks,” edited at National Video Industries, New York. Distributed by Mystic Fire Video, New York.
1994
  • Appears in “Ancient Secrets of Sexual Ecstasy for Modern Lovers”—Higher Love video.
1994 
  • Publication of the series of paintings in Tantra Magazine #9 dedicated to, “Kali—Mother of the Universe.”
1994
  • Commences work on video project “Kuan Yin—The Goddess Dances.
1995    
  • Co-founder, with Dr Christopher Hills, of Sanctuary of Light Multi-Media Studio, California.
1995 
  • Creates 30 computer graphics labels for Light Force Company.  Directs 2 videos for presentation at Light Force National Convention.
1995-96
  • Art directs and designs new catalog for Light Force Company. Art direction of The Enlightener magazine.
1996
  • Directs new promotional video for Light Force, entitled “Radiant Health.” Commences production of video, “Enter The Goddess.”
1997  
  • Grand opening of Goddess Temple in Boulder Creek, California during Summer solstice.  Expansion of Goddess theme, Multi-media and video projects.
2000  
  • Release of new edition of “Sexual Secrets-The Alchemy of Ecstasy, featuring hand-colored images by the artist. 
2000
  • Release of “Dance of the Cosmos,” a video journey featuring sacred geometry, the elements and the Goddess. Produced and directed by Penny (with Jonathan Quintin).
2001
  • Paints “Black Madonna” and exhibits her at Matthew Fox’s “Black Madonna Techno Mass, San Francisco.
2003 
  • Release of  Tantric Dakini Oracle,” Inner Traditions publishing.
2009
  • Exhibited in The Dark Monarch show at the Tate St. Ives Museum
2009
  • Exhibited in The Angels of Anarchy show at the Manchester Art Gallery
2011
  • Release of 64 Dakini Oracle Online
2011
  • Penny Slinger- A Photo Romance Exhibit @ Riflemaker Gallery, London
2011
  • Exhibited at THREAT @ Broawdway 1602 Gallery, New York
2011
  • Exhibited @ Frieze Art Fairs (New York & London)
2012
  • An Exorcism Revisited: Solo exhibition @ Broawdway 1602 Gallery, New York
2012
  • Hear What I Say: Solo exhibition @ Riflemaker Gallery, London
2013
  • 'Lips Painted Red', Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Norway.

2014
  • Penny Slinger: Solo exhibition @ Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

 
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