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Muffy Clark Gill Events 2017

 January 19 – March 19, Florida Artists Group Region VII Exhibition Ave Maria University Canizaro Library, Ave Maria  February 4-28, Florida Artists Group Annual Exhibition Coral Springs Museum of Art 2855 Coral Springs Drive, Suite A, Coral Springs February 11  Naples Artcrafters at Cambier Park, Naples. 10-4. February 18  the Marco Island Historical Museum Windows and Doors Project reception Marco Island Historical […]

How my travels leads to the creation of new artwork

  During the month of December my husband, Warren, and I took an extended journey overseas. Southeast Asia had been on our “Bucket List” for a long time, and luckily, we work with an amazing travel agent who is an expert on travel in that region. I like to travel in small group tours and […]

Learning from teaching adult workshops

  In the last two months I had the opportunity to teach two very different workshops. One was a technique-oriented batik workshop and the other explored the Seminole Indian patch working style. Both of these experiences renewed my love of my art and also made me realize that I really like helping others create. I enjoyed […]

How photography becomes a tool for my artwork

I have always used photography as inspiration for my batik work. I find that the two mediums work very well together, complimenting and strengthening both design and execution. This came clear for me during my senior year in high school when our teacher had us create visual art campaigns by collecting pictures photographs, and magazine […]

When Things Go Wrong

Muffy Clark Gill Muted Swan, mixed media, 24 x 78.5 in I always talk about my work being a series of “happy accidents”, but sometimes those accidents can turn into near calamities. Not every painting that I create turns out exactly the way I envision it. For example, I recently wanted to create a painting of […]