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Glenyse Thompson
St Petersburg, FL

About the Artist

Glenyse Thompson is best known for her twisting, flowing, textural hand-drawn abstract art made with water-medias on heavy paper or panels, created with colorful backgrounds, others showing extreme starkness by creation on black paper with white ink. Current themes are conversations shown in a visual manner, illustrating we are more similar than not.

Recent accomplishments include 2018 Online Finalist – Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series; juried participation in “PaperWest-National Works on Paper”, Gittens Gallery; Finalist, ArtFields 2017 and is a published artist garnering the cover of “e…

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About the Artist

Glenyse Thompson is best known for her twisting, flowing, textural hand-drawn abstract art made with water-medias on heavy paper or panels, created with colorful backgrounds, others showing extreme starkness by creation on black paper with white ink. Current themes are conversations shown in a visual manner, illustrating we are more similar than not.

Recent accomplishments include 2018 Online Finalist – Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series; juried participation in “PaperWest-National Works on Paper”, Gittens Gallery; Finalist, ArtFields 2017 and is a published artist garnering the cover of “ellipsis”, for Westminster College. Additionally, she exhibited (concurrently to “Magnetic Fields”) at the Museum of Fine Arts St. Petersburg-The Museum Store and exhibited in a solo space in "Fresh Squeezed 2, Emerging Artists in Florida" at the Morean Arts Center.

Born in Chicago, Illinois, she now resides in St. Petersburg, Florida.

Artist’s Work

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Selected Exhibitions

Press and Accolades

  • ACS Magazine Interview
    https://www.acs-mag.com/acsmagazinemarapril2018
  • Creative Loafing — Seven Questions with Glenyse Thompson
    https://www.cltampa.com/arts-entertainment/visual-art/article/20995990/seven-questions-with-glenyse-thompson