Paintings and Drawings by Glynnis Fawkes
Reception: February 16, 6:00-9:00pm
RSVP: Friday, February 2 to events(at)chs.harvard.edu.
The Center for Hellenic Studies invites you to the reception in celebration of the exhibition “Landscapes of Myth and Memory” by artist Glynnis Fawkes. The event will take place at the CHS and will include a talk by the artist and a performance of new ancient music for Euripides’ Helen by John Franklin and the Green Mountain Halcyonids.
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About the artist
Glynnis Fawkes is a cartoonist and archaeological illustrator living in Burlington, VT. She was a Fulbright Scholar in Cyprus and a resident at La Maison des Auteurs in Angoulême, France. Her graphic books won the Society of Illustrators MoCCA Art Festival Award two years in a row and her cartoons have recently been published in the website of The New Yorker.
About the exhibit
Representing nearly 20 years of work by Glynnis Fawkes, this exhibition draws inspiration from both the archaeology and mythology of Greece and Cyprus. The exhibition features Eastern Mediterranean landscapes, archaeological drawings, and visual interpretations of Homeric and lyric poetry. Fawkes works in ink, acrylic, and a variety of other media.
For more information, visit chs.harvard.edu/glynnis-fawkes.