Wednesday, March 9, 2011

Fred Myers Exhibit, March through April 11

Fred Myers, Florida.                                                        ©Fred Myers

"Reflections and Recollections: Works Through Time," an exhibit of Fred Myer’s work is on display currently in the Unitarian-Universalist Church of Greeley at 929 15th St and 10th Ave. Fred will be attendance at a reception to be held from 5 to 8 pm on First Friday, April 1st. Additional hours to view the show will be from 12 to 3 pm on Saturday, April 2,  and Sunday, April 3,  from 12 to 3 pm. and on other Sundays from 12 to 1pm. It is rumored that a spontaneous blue grass jam may occur after 7pm.
Fred's exhibit features a collection of past and present works that span the range of oil painting, oil pastel, pastel and graphite (pencil). Subjects include numerous landscapes and some figurative work. Those familiar with his work will not want to miss this rare opportunity to see his unique vision, once again.
Myers has lived for several years with his wife Judith in Pensacola, Florida. He is an active member of the Plein Air Artists of Pensacola, where he continues to use his eye for composition and form, his vision of light and his appreciation of color to create extraordinary images of even common subjects.

Fred Myers is professor emeritus of drawing and painting from the University of Northern Colorado, where his commitment to sharing his passion and talent for art inspired students and colleagues for over 26 years. Myers taught drawing and painting in the Department of Visual Arts until 1994.He holds a Bachelor of Visual Arts degree from Auburn University and a Master of Fine Arts degree in painting from the University of Oklahoma.
Myers' work has been included in juried and group exhibitions in Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Missouri, Montana, North Dakota, Indiana, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Illinois, Texas, Washington, D.C., Wyoming and in Florence, Italy. His work is in a number of public collections including the University of Oklahoma, the Springfield Art Museum in Springfield, Missouri, Del Mar College in San Antonio, Texas, New Mexico State University and the University of Northern Colorado. His work is also in numerous private collections all over the United States.

The Exhibit is sponsored by Chalice Arts, a committee of the Unitarian/Universalist Church of Greeley. 

The Image and Writing on this post are the Copyright of © Fred Myers, used here by his permission.