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“Rites of Passage ” in Dobbs Ferry features artist Debra Friedkin’s narratie mixed media collages. May 13 – June 24, 2018. Free opening reception on May 13, 11:00 am – 2:00 pm. Gallery hours: 10 am to 4 pm daily. The Donald Gallery at South Presbyterian Church, 343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522. Call 914-693-0473 or visit http://www.southpres.org/the-donald-gallery .
Debra Friedkin studied art at Lehman College (CUNY) and the Westchester Art Workshop. She mentored privately with Lester Zakarin, an illustrator for Stan Lee Comics. She has continued her studies at the Art Students League NYC.
Debra is a juried member of the prestigious Salmagundi Art Club in NYC as well as NAWA (National Association of Women Artists) and Audubon Artists. She has been involved with numerous art associations and galleries and is familiar with jurying, hanging and installation. Debra serves on the Jury of Awards and the Admissions Committee for the Salmagundi Art Club.
An award-winning artist, Debra has widely exhibited in galleries and museums throughout the tri-state area. Her work is held in private collections; and a series of her sculptures have recently been acquired by the Yuko Nii permanent collection at the Williamsburg Art and Historical Center in Brooklyn, NY.
Debra Friedkin’s narrative mixed media collages, sculptures and metal assemblages incorporate found objects and often depict provocative themes. Her work ranges from whimsical to darkly humorous, informed by sleek modernism, pulp science fiction and spiritual symbolism.
343 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY 10522