Several works by the distinguished Quincy University art professor Robert Lee Mejer have been selected for international and national exhibitions.
St. Louis artist Marilynne Bradley, faculty member at Webster University and the University of Missouri-Columbia, has selected Mejer’s watercolor Take PC #46 for the Steven Viorel Merit Award at the Hannibal Art Club 57th Annual 2021 Originale Professional Division. The exhibition took place from September 24 to October 30, 2021 at the Hannibal Arts Council Gallery.
Mejer was selected to serve as an awards judge for the International Society of Experimental Artists (ISEA) online exhibition Making Our Mark. Award-winning artists and the exhibition will be published on the ISEA website on February 15, 2022.
Judge Dean Mitchell selected Majer’s watercolor Variant, Equilibrium for inclusion in the 13th Biennial National Art Exhibition being hosted by the Visual Arts Center in Punta Gorda, Florida from February 18 to April 16, 2022 with an awards reception on February 24th.
Despina Tunberg, the curator of World Wide Art Promotion, INC in Santa Barbara, California, has selected Mejer’s watercolor Variant: The Dance Around to appear in the online art magazine World Wide Art. Artist bio, email address and website link are included in the image. The link will be sent to 30,000 gallery owners, 8,500 art dealers, 45,000 art collectors, 20,000 art organizations and promoted on social media.
Judge Christina Lucas, the exhibition curator at the Pearce Museum of Corsicana, selected Mejer’s watercolor collage Pinball for inclusion in the Water Media National Juried Exhibition at the Dallas Metro Arts Contemporary. A slide show of the exhibition can also be found on their website www.dmacontemporary.com.
International artist John Salminen selected Mejer’s watercolor Take PC #29 for inclusion in the Pittsburgh Watercolor Society’s 75th Aqueous International Open. The online exhibition includes 75 selected works from 34 states and four countries. A guided tour of the exhibit can be viewed online at www.pittsburghwatercolorsociety.com.
The Indianapolis Art Center selected Mejer’s prints “Shuffle Dance” and “Variant 1 – PC #26” to be exhibited at the 2021 Artwork Manifest New Editions: a Printmaking Exhibition at the IAC, Ind.
William Butler, executive director of the Center for Contemporary Art of Peoria, Illinois, invited Mejer to a solo exhibition at the center June 24-August 12, 2022, with a reception on July 16 from 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 a.m Clock
Mejer has been a distinguished art professor, curator at Gray Gallery and coordinator of the arts program at Quincy University since 1968. He is an artist, painter, graphic designer, judge and guest artist from Illinois.
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