The Art and Life of Penny Slinger presented by Penny Slinger

Sunday, May 15, 1-4pm
$20 Member / $25 Regular

Penny Slinger, sometimes Penelope Slinger, is a British-born American author and artist based in California. As an artist, she has worked in different mediums, including photography, film, and sculpture as a “feminist surrealist”. She is the author of “50% – The Visible Woman” (1971), “An Exorcism” (1977), “The Erotic Sentiment in the Paintings of India and Nepal” (1991), and “Sexual Secrets” (1999). She is the creator of the “Dakini Oracle Deck”, a system of divination based on the authors’ work in the Ranipur Jharial Temple of Orissa, India. The temple contains stone carvings of 64 Dakinis, ancient symbolic representations of the female principles of intuitive wisdom. The Dakinis are the guardians of the deeper mysteries of the self, and it is through them that the secrets of inner transformation are opened. Penny will be presenting a slideshow about her life and work, with time for a Q & A afterward.


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