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November 27, 2019

Mirror Mirror on the wall..., Hosts Closing Reception With Artist Daphne Arthur

Artist Daphne Arthur will lead a discussion about her life and work at the closing reception for St. Francis College's Mirror Mirror on the Wall..., an exhibition of contemporary portraiture, figure drawing and sculpture by established and emerging artists from the Lise Curry Art Collection.

The closing reception takes place Thursday, December 5th from 6:30 to 8:30 pm at 180 Remsen Street, Brooklyn Heights. It is free and open to the public. Register here: lisecurryclosing.eventbrite.com

Arthur is one of 31 artists represented in the show, which opened on September 19th in St. Francis College's Callahan Center.

Mirror Mirror on the Wall... is the first public display from Curry's collection. Amassed over a 30 year period, the private collector intends to gift more than 220 works to the College that reflect, in many cases, deeply personal, global perspectives on humanity and culture.

Arthur's Rapuncelle #5, a mixed-media collage on paper, is one of the 33 works on display in Mirror Mirror on the Wall...

Daphne Arthur

A graduate of The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Arthur earned a Master of Fine Arts degree from Yale University. Her artwork focuses on a combination of painting, sculpture, drawing, and uses smoke, paint, clay, and collage. It has been exhibited widely in galleries and museums in New York City and elsewhere in the United States and abroad.

"Every piece in Mirror Mirror on the Wall.. is deeply personal to me, and Daphne's beautiful work is no exception," said Lise Curry. "I am so honored she is joining us to close the exhibit. Her work and artistic achievements are of such great interest that her presentation will captivate and inspire."

Mirror Mirror on the Wall... remains open for viewing through December 17th. For more information about the exhibit and some of the artists in it, watch the videos available here.

Artists Represented in Mirror Mirror on the Wall

Michael Alan

Daphne Arthur

Maya Brodsky

Myrah Brown Green

Jesse Cesario

Jean Fritz Chery

Allen Christian

Shamus Clisset

Beatrice Coron

Anne De Chabaneix

Antide de Champagne

Sharona Elissaf

Lola Flash

Takao Fujioka

Stephen Grossman

Laura James

Philippe Lechien

Peter Leitch

Amos Letsoalo

Francesco Longenecker

Jeremy Luntz

Megan Marlatt

Felicita Maynard

Hibiki Miyazaki

Paolo Morales

Rebecca Morgan

Rachelle Mozman

Matthew Oates

Isabelle Repiquet

Peter Schenck

Willie Torbert