Frankie Slaughter is a mixed media artist who works with a variety of materials including fabric, paper, encaustic, and porcelain. Her previous focus was designing one-of-a-kind jackets and accessories.
She continues to design unique and eclectic necklaces. Frankie’s art has been featured in numerous publications, in addition to being included in private and corporate collections, and has been shown at boutiques, galleries, and juried venues throughout the country.
Frankie grew up in Lynchburg and currently works and resides in Richmond, VA. Her family moved to Hong Kong in 1997. Over the course of her eight years there, she continued her artistic practice while raising her two daughters. Her experiences in Asia continue to influence her work today.
Named one of Richmond Style Weekly’s 2015 Women in the Arts Honoree, Frankie has served as a juror and advisor for a number of community events and has participated as a mentor and visiting instructor for various local schools, universities, and non-profit organizations.
I jump in with both feet, and have been called fearless by my contemporaries because of a tendency to paint fast and with great enthusiasm. Each painting is a journey, a challenge, and a wonder. Painting is my passion!
Sherry was this year’s winner of the national art label design competition hosted by The Capital Grille in conjunction with Share Our Strength. The Capital Grille has raised more than a million dollars to fight childhood hunger.
The winning art, “Golden Moments”, was chosen for it’s layered colors that emulate the complex flavors of the Arrowood Cabernet Sauvignon. The limited edition wine will have the unique piece of original artwork by Sherry as its label while it supports Share Our Strength. For each bottle of wine sold, The Capital Grille will donate $25.00 to Share Our Strength.
Sherry’s artwork will be traveling across America during 2013. CONGRATULATIONS to Sherry!!! Lucky Fish Gallery is proud to represent this talented