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PARKER, YVONNE
Yvonne Parker
 
BIOGRAPHY
Yvonne Parker was born and raised in Southern Germany, with a dual nationality, French and German.  Her father, an artist, encouraged her to explore multiple media.  From age sixteen, she studied porcelain painting in Switzerland and art history in Germany.

In 1985, she moved to the US to live in New York City, where she studied interior design at NYSID.  Her art ranges from individual works, complex site-specific installation art to creating total environments for the home.  The phrase, “artful living,” expresses how she lives her life.  Through her art she creates a world of beauty, romance and peace.

Her “Fragmented Beauty” series, incorporating porcelain and ceramics, has been exhibited throughout the United States.  Recent exhibitions included a solo show at “The Armory Art Center,” FL, a museum exhibition at “The Columns,” PA, and was recently exhibited at “Art Palm Beach,” an international, contemporary art fair, FL.  The show “Yvonne Parker & Friends” is scheduled for summer 2011 at ArtSpace (PaPA), Pennsylvania.

Yvonne Parker lives with her husband, Ron, in a converted nunnery in Pennsylvania and maintains a studio/winter residence in Florida.

EXHIBITIONS
2011 ~ PaPA - ArtSpace, White Mills, PA, Yvonne Parker & Friends
2011 ~ Brookhouse Gallery, Barryville, NY, Guest Artist of the Month (June)
2011 ~ Lighthouse Art Center, Tequesta, FL, On Fire
2010 ~ Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL, New*Art
2010 ~ Art Palm Beach, Palm Beach Convention Center, PB, FL,  
             Fragmented Beauty
2009 ~ Gallery 1608, West Palm Beach, FL, Visions +
2009 ~ Columns Museum, Milford, PA, Then & Now

2009 ~ Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, FL, His, Her & Ours:
  The Art of Ron & Yvonne Parker

PUBLICATIONS
2011 ~ New Ceramics, 2/11, Ann Fay Rushforth:  Fragmented Beauty
2010 ~ Neue Keramik, 2/11, Yvonne Parker:  Fragmented Beauty
2010 ~ Expressions of Beauty:  The Art of Yvonne Parker
2010 ~ Flight of Fantasy, Yvonne Parker
2010 ~ PB Arts Paper, Art Palm Beach
2009 ~ Our House, Season’s Specials
2009 ~ Dispatch, Museum Bids Farewell to Exhibit
2009 ~ The River Reporter, The Columns Bridge Past & Present…
2009 ~ Dispatch, Historical Society to Host Show by Contemporary Artist
2009 ~ Pike County Press, The Columns Shows Modern Side
2009 ~ Pike County Courier, Historical Society Shifts Gears and Hosts an
            Exhibit
2009 ~ Southern Living, Palm Beach
2009 ~ PB Arts Paper, His, Hers & Ours
2009 ~ PB Daily, News Spotlight
2009 ~ Dispatch, Ron & Yvonne Parker Exhibit at West Palm Beach
2009 ~ Palm Beach Post, Discover Local Artist
2008 ~ Dispatch, Parkers Find Happiness and Success in Art
2008 ~ The Style Fyle, Palm Beach AZ/TV
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