The Slobodkina Foundation commemorates the life of Esphyr Slobodkina who passed on July 27, 2002.

Remembering our founder on this day for her contribution to the arts and the education of children through her storybooks.

Here's to a life well lived!

Esphyr Slobodkina c. 1988
Esphyr Slobodkina wearing an outfit of her own design. c. 1988

Esphyr Slobodkina age 41, in her Great Neck home among her paintings.

"Levitator" (1950) Oil on gessoed board. 25h x30w  

Scenes from Caps for Sale: The Musical
just completing a six-month run to sell-out crowds. Washington DC to 42nd Street!

Mural Sketch No.1 (1937) Oil on gessoed Masonite, 9.5h x 23.5w

Caps for Sale
and it's sequel More Caps for Sale, celebrating the 75th anniversary of the series!