Several works of Quincy University’s Robert Lee Mejer, distinguished professor of art, have been selected for international and national exhibitions.
Mejer’s watercolor “Take PC Open Book #2” was chosen by international jurors, Laurin McCraken and Linda Baker, for inclusion in the 2019 Transparent Watercolor Society of America 43rd Annual Exhibition to be held at the Kenosha Public Museum in Kenosha, Wis. from May 4 – August 4, 2019. Mejer will be honored for master watercolorist status which is achieved by acceptance into 10 or more annual juried exhibitions. Mejer will also receive the $1,000 special merit James McNeill Whistler Award.
International Florida artist, Dean Mitchell, selected Mejer’s watercolor “Pinball” for inclusion in the 58th National Exhibition of Watercolor USA at the Springfield Art Museum, in Springfield, Mo. The exhibition runs from June 8 – September 1, 2019. A color catalogue will be given to each artist that documents the exhibition. The award ceremony and reception will be held on June 7.
Mejer’s watercolor “Jason’s Delight” was chosen by international California artist, Michael Bailey, for inclusion in the 2019 Missouri Watercolor Society International Exhibition to be held at the St. Louis Artists Guild, in St Louis, Mo. from June 15 – July 27, 2019. The Guild is the second oldest artist society in the U.S. and was started in 1886. The awards ceremony and reception will be held July 23.
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.
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