C. PARKER GALLERY SHOWCASES ORIGINAL OIL PAINTINGS OF KAY GRIFFITH April 25th - May 12th GREENWICH, CT – Globally renowned artist Kay Griffith begins her world tour before her appearance at the 2019 London Biennale, at C. Parker Gallery in Greenwich, CT on Thursday, April 25th. The exhibit, titled “A Moment in Time” will showcase Griffith’s work, which employ oils on canvas with the masterful use of palette knives. Griffith, named a “Top 60 Masters of Contemporary Arts" by Art Tour International Magazine, will appear at the gallery for the opening reception on April 25th from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. “Kay Griffith is looking forward to launching her tour in Greenwich and we’re delighted to showcase her work,” said Tiffany Benincasa, C. Parker Gallery owner. “This exhibition opening coincides with the annual American Red Cross Ball where we have donated a specially commissioned painting by Griffith, encrusted with diamond dust and entitled “Radiant Hope”. This painting is currently on display at Greenwich jewelers Shreve, Crump & Low.” In addition to this donation, a portion of proceeds from the “A Moment in Time” opening night will also be donated to the American Red Cross. After C. Parker Gallery, Griffith and her artwork will head to the London Biennale. Then she will continue on the World Vision Tour 2019-2020 where she will be one of sixteen prestigious artists presented at exhibitions in Monte-Carlo, The Metropolitan Museum of Art Tokyo, Florence, Miami, Venice and Santa Marta. Her works will also be on view at the Biennial Basel exhibition during Art Basel Switzerland June 14th-June 16th. Painting wet-on-wet, ’alla prima’, empowers Griffith to follow the elemental flow allowing colors to synchronize and create a rich harmony of textures and values. This focus and execution style allows her to paint until her creativity and inspiration are reflected fully on the canvas. Griffith’s canvases are created with custom oil paints that derive their rich opulence from ground minerals and precious stones to achieve the vibrant and unique colors in her paintings.Griffith’s skillful play with texture, color, light and rhythm create a magical symphony that invites viewers to experience a visceral, emotional response to her work. It is a painting style that she has created over the years with experimentation, combining studies on color and design with the fresh approach of an artist who has matured through years of constant work. Kay states, “All of us are aware that art in all its forms serves as universal language for humanity. Additional to connecting us, paintings can highlight the uniqueness of every person. My abstracts stir emotions and often engender conversation that spotlight individual differences in imagination, thought, and analysis. I respect every individual’s unique identity and encourage them to experience my abstracts, to think for themselves, feel what they feel, and set their imagination free!” Kay Griffith’s Show “A Moment in Time” is part of an ongoing series by C. Parker Gallery that focuses on bringing top contemporary artists to our community with events that connects individuals of all ages to art. For over a decade, homeowners, corporates and collectors alike have chosen C. Parker Gallery as their art guide and resource. Based in Greenwich, CT it is their mission to encourage people to connect and explore all forms of art while providing clients with the guidance and confidence necessary to make the right purchasing decisions. Owner Tiffany Benincasa and her gallery represent an extensive collection of works by traditional and contemporary artists and artwork from decorative to investment grade. In 2017 C. Parker Gallery began providing mobile gallery services that bring artwork, framing and installation on-site for their clientele. C. Parker Gallery is open Tuesdays through Sundays on Greenwich Avenue and is always available for private appointments. For more information on C. Parker Gallery and their upcoming art shows visit www.cparkergallery.com or follow them @CParkerGallery on Facebook and Instagram. Visit C. Parker Gallery at 409 Greenwich Avenue, Greenwich, CT.