Anita Wexler’s one-woman show will open at the Fogartyville Community Media and Arts Center on Saturday, September 9. From 7-10pm the community is invited to peruse the exhibit, meet the artist, enjoy complementary snacks, and be entertained by jazz pianist Bill Buchman. OPENING POSTPONED UNTIL FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 7-10pm due to Hurricane Irma.
A $5 donation is requested. Wexler’s work depicts many facets of her personality: playful, serious, devoted, loving and caring. Her Native American roots, experiences, travels and emotions all come together to give you a peek into her life. Anita Wexler has traveled to Spain, Italy, France, England, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and many other locales which have influenced and inspired her to create her wild figures and tribal faces. Exhibit runs: September 9 – October 13
She has her BFA from Parsons New School of Design, her Art education certification from Bank Street College, as well as a Masters in Education with her thesis being on Art research. Wexler is currently both an artist and an Art teacher living in Sarasota, Florida with her family.
Bill Buchman will entertain with jazz piano tunes featuring inspiring contemporary Jazz and Latin, Swing, Boogie Woogie, Blues, New Orleans, and more! Bill has worked with Jo Jones, Bobby Hackett, Red Callender, John LaPorta, and Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis, Alan Dawson, Sammy Rimington, John and Lillian Boutté amongst many others and has performed in the USA, France, Germany, Sweden, Finland, Norway and Denmark.
Peace Education and Action Center @
Fogartyville Community Media & Arts Center
525 Kumquat Court Sarasota, FL 34236
photo from Arlene Sweeting adn Anita Wexler Website