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artist , educator

Jill Brook Slaymaker, American artist, educator. Fellow Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, Georgia, 1997, 98, 99. Director art programs La Candelaria Community Center of East Harlem, New York, 1993-1996, board directors, 1995-1996, Chief Executive Officer, 1995-2002; member advisory board National Master of Science Society-Project Rembrandt and Grey Art Gallery, New York City, 1995. Member Femmes Vitale (founder).

Background

Slaymaker, Jill Brook was born on February 20, 1955 in Youngstown, Ohio, United States. Daughter of Gene Arthur and Martha Louise (Spitler) Slaymaker.

Education

Bachelor, Indiana University, 1979. Master of Fine Arts, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Commerce, 1981. Certified teacher, School Visual Arts, New York City, 1995.

Career

Student teacher East Texas State University, 1980-1981, guest lecturer, 1988. Lecturer Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1990-1991, assistant to associate director of international program, 1984-1989. Educator Brooklyn Museum, 1990-1991.

Art teacher School Visual Arts, New York City, 1995. Guest lecturer William Paterson College, Wayne, New Jersey, 1995. Teacher OCCC School Art, Demarest, New Jersey, 1995.

Art teacher 92nd St. Y, 1996-1998. Co-coordinator photo exhibit Covenant House/United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, New York City, 1983, Staff Union of the Museum Modern Art and Bond Gallery, New York City, 1988. Teacher, consultant Studio in a School, New York City, since 1997.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows East Texas State University, Commerce, 1981, Nolo Contendere Gallery, New York City, 1985, Wexler Gallery, New York City, 1986, Jon Gerstad Gallery, New York City, 1988, Gallery Juno, New York City, 1994, 2003, Exit Art, New York City, 2010, Susam Hensel Gallery, Minneapolis, 2010, Zieher-Smith Gallery, New York City. Group exhibitions include Electronic Cafe, Kassel, Germany, 1992, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York City, 1993, Columbia University, New York City, 1994, Museum Modern Art, New York City, 1994, Artists Space, New York City, 1995, Richmond Art Museum, 1995, Clifford-Smith Gallery, Boston, 2002, Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, 2005, Sikkema Jenkins & Company, New York City, 2006, Flat Files, Brooklyn, 2007, Slaymaker Fine Art Limited, Chicago, 2007, “Artist in Residence” Gallery Gallery, 2007-2008, others. Represented in permanent collections SITE, New York City, Business International, New York City, The Kreisberg Group, New York City, East Texas State University, Commerce, Baricua College, Brooklyn, University Iowa, Iowa City, J.M. Boehm Company, New Orleans, Asian American Art Center, New York City, The Whitney Museum American Art, New York City.

      NBC's television show Lipstick Jungle, 2008.

Membership

Director art programs La Candelaria Community Center of East Harlem, New York, 1993-1996, board directors, 1995-1996, Chief Executive Officer, 1995-2002. Member advisory board National Master of Science Society-Project Rembrandt and Grey Art Gallery, New York City, 1995. Member Femmes Vitale (founder).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: singing, songwriting, swimming, dancing, traveling.

Connections

Married Ned Paul Ginsburg, June 17, 1995. 1 adopted child, Alexander Alexei Ginsburg.

father:
Gene Arthur Slaymaker

mother:
Martha Louise (Spitler) Slaymaker

spouse:
Ned Paul Ginsburg