January 28, 2023

Gari Melchers Home and Studio Hosts New Exhibition

"Julia and Ivan" by Gari Melchers, ca. 1921, pastel and crayon on paper

On Display from September 10 through November 21

“Gari Melchers’ Works on Paper:  Highlights from the Collection”

Curatorial Intern and University of Mary Washington senior Davida “Vida” Austin has selected almost 20 works on paper for this temporary exhibition.

Vida’s selections represent a survey of styles and subjects that show Melchers development as an artist on paper and span nearly his entire career.

The subject matter is wide-ranging and includes everything from portraits and landscapes to figurative interiors.

Gari Melchers Home and Studio is open everyday, except Wednesdays, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free to the UMW community.

About Brynn Boyer

Brynn Boyer is assistant director of media and public relations and a 2010 graduate of UMW.