Fayerweather Gallery To Exhibit The Paintings Of California Artist
8, 2001 -- Fayerweather Gallery at the University
of Virginia will exhibit paintings by award-winning California artist
Squeak Carnwath from Jan. 22 through Feb. 24. An opening reception
will be held 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2. The artist will give a
slide lecture on her work Thursday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. in Campbell
Hall, Room 160.
paintings are large and colorful, often including numbers, text,
lists and symbols. Ordinary images, a swatch of color, a glass of
water, a sock are examined and studied, and organized into categories
and grids. These images are like specimen samples that are examined
as part of something larger and more abstract.
is currently a professor in residence at the University of California,
Berkeley. She received her M.F.A. from the California College of
Arts and Crafts in 1977. She has received numerous awards and grants,
including a 1994 Guggenheim Fellowship and two National Endowment
for the Arts Individual Artist Fellowships. Her work also is part
of many private and museum collections, including the San Francisco
Fine Arts Museum, the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the
Brooklyn Museum in New York City.
Gallery is located on the lower level of Fayerweather Hall, on Rugby
Road next to the Bayly Art Museum. Gallery hours are Monday through
Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
Jane Ford, (804) 924-4298