Next Artists' Open Studio:

Next tour starts 11/29/2019

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November 29, 30 & December 1, 7 & 8 - 10:00am - 5pm
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Phoebe Godfrey

Grounding Tree Studios

(956) 236-6030
phoebe.c.godfrey@gmail.com

Studio P, 31 Moulton Ct.
Willimantic, CT 06226

Artist Statement

Over the years my art has been focused on the topics of identity & intimacy, as well as on our relationships to the environment / ourselves. I take the topics of her paintings from famous ‘old masters’ paintings and then I make significant changes to them to make them modern in a provocative way. My current project is a series of paintings that reinterpret the Garden of Eden story from the perspective of Eve in order to reverse the story of the fall into being merely Adam’s fantasy, as opposed to it having turned into our society’s living nightmare. I am exploring the links between Biblical creation stories, unequal power dynamics, climate change and ecocide.

Artists Open Studio Dates

November 25, 26 & December 2, 3

Phoebe attended the Art Student League in NYC for 4 years while a Ph.D. graduate studnet in sociology at SUNY Binghamton and was awarded numerious student scholarships to help support her work.  Since moving to CT  she has exhibited her work at ART SPACE, Willimantic CT (A Three Woman Show, 2009), at  Provenance Center, New London, CT (Show: Who Art Thou?, 2012), at QVCC, Danielson, CT (2012), at The Mystic Arts Center (MAC), Mystic CT where she won '2nd Best of Show' (Show: Self-Image: A Traditional or Non-Traditional Self Portrait, 2012), again at Provenance Center, New London, (Show: Sexualities in Contemporary Culture, 2012), and most recently at the Silver Circle Gallery, Putnam CT (Show:  Women Artists, 2018).  This is her first time participating in AOSCT. 


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