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Peyton Visiting Guest Artist Rashid Begins Bolles Workshop
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This year’s Peyton Endowed Resident Guest Artist Princess Rashid will be at Bolles through February 6 as part of the School’s biannual visiting artist opportunity.

Rashid, a Tampa-based painter and printmaker whose works are in museums and private collections across the United States, UK and Portugal, will be working with more than 100 upper school visual arts students on three different printing processes – including low relief 3D prints and monoporints.

“Having spent some time with Ms. Rashid learning about her process, the visual arts faculty are vey excited about this workshop,” said Bolles Director of Fine and Performing Arts Laura Rippel.

The Bolles Fine and Performing Arts Department also will host a visiting artist reception in Gooding Gallery at 10:30 a.m. on February 13 to celebrate student work from the workshop as well as Rashid’s works.     

Rashid has exhibited in solo and group exhibitions in museums, art centers, galleries and alternative art spaces across the United States including the Pacific Grove Art Center in Pacific Grove, CA, Felix Kulpa Gallery in Santa Cruz, CA, Tempus-Projects in Tampa, FL and the CoRk Art District in Jacksonville, FL.  Rashid’s museum collections include, The Museum of Science and History in Jacksonville, The Spencer Museum of Art in Lawrence, KS and The Lake Eustis Museum of Art in Eustis. Rashid has received many commissions to create paintings that depict various scientific and math disciplines.

Recently, she has been commissioned by the accounting firm of Leich & Teeling CPA, PA in Tampa, FL to create a 40 x 120" painting depicting the evolution of numbers. Her other commission specialties include modern competitive sport-fencing portrait and action paintings and portraits of scientists. Her awards include an Art Ventures Grant and an Independent Life Minority Grant from the Community Foundation of Jacksonville. She has won art prizes  in Florida Watercolor Society (FWS), Tampa Regional Artists (TRA), and Tampa Bay Businesses for Culture & the Arts (TBBCA) competitions. She has also been named The Cultural Council of Greater Jacksonville 32nd Annual Art Awards Cover Artist and a Beaches Fine Art Series Cover Artist.