Colossus: New Collage Works by Lester Julian Merriweather


Colossus: New Collage Works by Lester Julian Merriweather
Opening Night: Friday, July 11, 7-10pm
Artist Talk: Saturday, July 19, 2pm
Work on display through August 9

Crosstown Arts is pleased to present Colossus, an exhibition of new large-scale collage works by Memphis artist Lester Merriweather. 

The exhibition opens on Friday, July 11 (7-10 pm) and runs through August 9. The artist will host a gallery talk on Saturday, July 19 at 2 pm.

Lester Merriweather (b.1978) is a Memphis-based visual artist. He attended the prestigious Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture. He holds an MFA from Memphis College of Art & a BA from Jackson State University. Merriweather has exhibited extensively throughout the U.S. at various venues such as the Studio Museum in Harlem, NYC, TOPS Gallery, Powerhouse Memphis, Diverseworks in Houston, and the Contemporary in Atlanta. He has also exhibited abroad at the Zacheta National Gallery in Warsaw, Poland. He currently serves as the Curatorial Director of the Martha & Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art at the University of Memphis. He also serves on the board of Number, inc. and as a member of ArtsMemphis’ Artist Advisory Council.

Colossus: New Collage Works by Lester Julian Merriweather

On view July 11 – August 9, 2014

Opening night: Thursday, July 11, 7-10 pm

Artist talk: Saturday, July 19, 2 pm

Crosstown Arts, 422 N. Cleveland, Memphis, TN

Gallery hours: Tuesday-Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm

Crosstownarts.org

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