“Monarch”, collage by Peggy Burchard-Ballard

Quincy University’s Gray Gallery, located in Brenner Library, began its 52nd Season of Exhibitions on August 19. This year’s Season of Exhibitions will include nine different exhibitions featuring the works of tri-state artists as well as, faculty and students.

The opening exhibition features the recent visual works of full-time and current/former part-time faculty including  Robert Lee Mejer, Gray Gallery curator and distinguished professor of art; Karl Warma, chair of the Division of Fine Arts and Communication and associate professor of art; Gary Meacher, assistant professor of design and lecturers in art: Peggy Burchard-Ballard, Rebecca Butler, David Maas, Larry Siwek and Ruth Ann Pfaffe Snowden. Works shown include collage, stoneware, graphic design, watercolor, monotypes, digital photograph.

“Take PC Open Book #4”, watercolor by Robert Lee Mejer

The exhibit will run until September 13 and is free and open to the public. A closing artist reception will be held on Friday, September 13 from 4:00 – 5:30 p.m.

The Gray Gallery hours are Monday – Thursday, 8:30 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.; Sunday, 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. For additional information, contact Robert Mejer, Gray Gallery curator, at mejerbob@quincy.edu.

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.