Actions and Detail Panel
Meet the Artist: Michèle Franklin
Tue 25 April 2017, 18:30 – 20:30 BST
You are warmly invited to our Meet the Artist event on Tuesday 25 April from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the gallery.
Come and meet Michèle Franklin who will be showcasing her paintings and drawings.
Our curator Sarah MacDougall will introduce Michèle and together they will discussing the influences on her work.
Michèle was born in Vermont, USA, in 1958, the second daughter of a British-Jewish physicist father and an African-American teacher mother. As a young child Michèle drew all the time and by the age of five had determined to be an artist. Her family moved to England in 1966 and Michèle studied painting and sculpture at Camberwell in London, where she mainly produced figurative works, including expressive portraits and self-portraits. She continued her studies in Italy before returning to England where she worked part-time, teaching art therapy, drawing, painting and sculpture, for almost ten years.
Drinks and refreshments are provided.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
By rail: Underground stations St Johns Wood, Swiss Cottage, Finchley Road and Maida Vale are 10 minutes walk away; West Hampstead and Kilburn High Road London Overground stations are also within easy walking distance.
By bus: Buses 189 and 139 stop at the junction of Abbey Road and Boundary Road. Bus 31 Stops at the junction of Belsize Road and Abbey Road, a short walk from Boundary Road. Go to Transport for London to plan your journey by rail or bus.
Driving: There is metered car parking on Boundary Road (free at weekends) and there is also a disabled parking bay in Boundary Road.
Where can I contact the organiser with any questions?
Please email email@example.com or call us on 0207 604 3991.