Glenyse is an abstract visual artist. Favorite mediums include lightfast inks, acrylics and white pen on panels or paper. Inspiration comes from day-to-day interaction with people, conversations, Florida's lively weather, travel and everyday experiences. It all shows up in the colors and movement used to visually illustrate how she enjoys life.
Born in Chicago, Illinois, she now resides in St. Petersburg, Florida. Glenyse was a finalist in ArtFields 2017, was juried for participation in “PaperWest-National Works on Paper”, Gittens Gallery, is a published artist garnering the cover of “ellipsis”, published by Westminster College and has exhibited in numerous shows in the Tampa and St. Pete area, most recently in a solo space as part of "Fresh Squeezed 2, Emerging Artists in Florida" at the Morean Arts Center.
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Beyond the Mask: Storytelling in Black + Design, Plant Seven, High Point Market, High Point, North Carolina. April 6-September 30. Curator, Leyden Lewis
Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, Online Finalist, Art Basel Miami
The Museum Store, Museum of Fine Art St. Petersburg, FL. Shown concurrent to Majestic Fields
Fresh Squeezed 2 — Emerging Artists in Florida, Morean Galleries, St. Petersburg, FL
PaperWest, National Works on Paper Juried Exhibition, Gittens Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT. Juror, Willie Cole
Off The Wall, ArtCenter Manatee, Bradenton, FL. Juror, Kathy Gibson
99th Annual Members Show, Morean Arts Center, St. Petersburg, FL
Art Exhibition — Foundation Coffee, Tampa, FL. Curator, Teri Navajo
Opus Tampa — An Art Exhibition, Tampa, FL
Finalist, ArtFields, Lake City, SC
Five by Five, Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL
ACS Magazine, March-April 2018 Issue, Page 97
Creative Loafing: Seven Questions with Glenyse Thompson, March 2018
Beautiful Hangover, Cover, 53rd Annual Edition, ellipsis....literature & art literary journal, Westminster College
Kerris, artwork posted in photo article, Energized Abstracts on Artsy Shark
Annika's Conversation, artwork featured on the St. Petersburg Second Saturday ArtWalk page
Big Shoulders, artwork published online, 1st ArtWalk of 2017, SPAA, St. Petersburg, FL
Creative Capital Foundation for Individual Artists, Professional Development Program —
Florida Department of State Division of Cultural Affairs with Citizens for Florida Arts, Inc.