QU Art Professor’s Works Selected for National Exhibition
Several works of Quincy University’s Robert Lee Mejer, distinguished professor of art, have been selected for exhibitions nationwide. Mejer’s mixed-media watercolor, “Jason’s Delight,” will appear in the Northwest Art Center’s Americas 2017: All Media Exhibition. His work was among 30 selected for the exhibition. The exhibition will be held in the Hartnett Hall Gallery on the campus of Minot State University from August 15 – September 28, 2017.
Mejer’s monotype assemblegraph, “Winged Totem” was selected for exhibition in the 2017 Mid-America Print Council Members’ Exhibition at the Lawrence Arts Center in Lawrence, Kansas by Sarah Smelser, professor of art at Illinois State University and co-founder of Manneken Press, Bloomington, IL. The exhibition runs from September 29 – October 18, 2017. This exhibition will take place as part of the Lawrence Print Week; a week-long celebration of printmaking arts including exhibitions, workshops, demonstrations, presentations, and print sponsored by the Lawrence Art Center, Wonder Fasir, the University of Kansas Print department, and the Spencer Museum of Art.
Mejer’s watercolor, “Circumsolar”, was selected to exhibit in the 2017 Annual/National Members Show of the Missouri Watercolor Society at the Boone County Historical Society- Museum & Galleries, in Columbia, Missouri from September 22 – November 5, 2017.
In addition, Mejer is featured in a 55-minute YouTube video called, “Bob Mejer Monotypes” in which he demonstrates his method of making non-toxic, water-based monotypes.
Mejer is also a featured artist in two National/International art organization Newsletters:
- The International Society of Experimental Artist’s Issue 8-February 2017-“Contributor’s Corner with Robert Mejer-Plateaus reached during our Journey as Artists.”
- Watercolor USA Honor Society April 2017-“In the Studio with Robert Lee Mejer”