QU Art Professor Featured in Art Exhibitions
Quincy University’s Distinguished Professor of Art Robert Lee Mejer’s watercolor, “Variant: Crossroads” will be featured in the San Diego Watercolor Society’s 38th International 2018 Exhibition to be held at the San Diego Watercolor Society Gallery in San Diego, Calif. The exhibition will open with an Artists’ Gala and Awards Ceremony, September 29 and run through October 30. Mejer’s watercolor was chosen by the international artist, juror and author, John Salminen.
Juror Robert Bridges, curator of the Art Museum of West Virginia University in Morgantown, W.Va. selected Mejer’s monotype assemblegraph, “Etude #2” for exhibition in the Illinois State Fair Professional Art Exhibition to be held on the fairgrounds at the Artisans Building, August 9-19.
Mejer’s watercolor, “Symphony of Shapes” was selected by international juror, Laurin McCraken, for inclusion in the Missouri Watercolor Society’s 2018 International Exhibition that was held in Qingdao, China, June 19-July 5. There were 123 works juried into the exhibition of artists from Canada, Norway, Greece, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, United States and China.
Mejer has been a distinguished professor of art, Gray Gallery Curator and Art Program coordinator at Quincy University since 1968. He is an Illinois artist, painter, printmaker, juror and visiting artist.
Founded in 1860 by Franciscan friars, Quincy University (www.quincy.edu) is a Catholic, co-educational, residential university offering undergraduate, graduate, and adult education programs that integrate liberal arts, active learning, practical experience, and Franciscan values. Quincy University’s intercollegiate sports are members of the NCAA Division II Great Lakes Valley Conference for men and women. For more information, please contact the Quincy University Office of Community Relations by calling (217) 228-5275.