York Artist Alex ONeal To
Exhibit In Fayerweather Gallery
13, 2000 -- The University
of Virginias McIntire Department of Art will present mixed-media
drawings and paintings by the New York-based artist Alex ONeal
next month. An opening reception will be held Oct. 6, from 5:30
to 7:30 p.m. in Fayweather Gallery as part of the First Fridays
shows.. The artist will give a slide lecture in Campbell Hall, Room
160, at 5 p.m. on Oct. 5. ONeals work will be on view
through October 27th.
drawings and paintings address American community, especially the
American south. Drawn images are combined with collage materials
from the 1930s to the 1970s and depict typically American themes,
such as the homestead and family, Hollywood, or dramatic landscapes.
a week-long residency with the U.Va. art department beginning Oct.1,
ONeal will work with students and give individual critiques.
Gallery is located next to the Bayly Art Museum on Rugby Road. It
is open to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on weekdays and from
1 to 5 p.m. on weekends. Admission is free.
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298