Artist Jim Muehlemann To Exhibit At U.Va.’s Fayerweather Gallery
January 6, 2002--
Exhibit — “Blackwater”
Jan. 17 through Feb. 14
Opening reception, Friday, Jan. 17, 5 to 7 p.m.
Jan. 17, Fayerweather Gallery opens an exhibition of paintings by
contemporary artist Jim Muehlemann.
abstract paintings resist categorization. Artist and U.Va. studio
art faculty member Elizabeth Stark describes Muehlemann’s
“Blackwater #9” as “distinct, yet unrecognizable”
and “revolving…between the earthly and the unknown.”
The paintings require close examination to distinguish where and
how this subtle blurring occurs.
1970 Muehlemann has exhibited in one-man shows in New York and Philadelphia.
His most recent exhibit was at the Pamela Auchincloss Gallery in
New York. He has participated in numerous group exhibits including
a 1999 show, “Old Dreams, New Dreams: Painting by Jim and
Kathy Muehlemann,” at Randolph-Macon Women’s College’s
Maier Museum of Art in Lynchburg.
has won several awards, and his work has been reviewed in publications
including Art News, Arts Magazine and The New York Times.
earned a B.F.A. from the University of Illinois and an M.F.A. from
Syracuse University. He is currently assistant professor of art
at Randolph-Macon Women’s College.
opening reception will be held in the gallery on Friday, Jan. 17
from 5 to 7 p.m.
will give an artist’s lecture on Thursday, Jan. 23, 5 p.m.
in Campbell Hall, Room 160.
Gallery is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
details, call the McIntire Department of Art at (434) 924-6123.
Jane Ford, (434) 924-4298