September 20, 2020

UMW Galleries Announces Fall Exhibitions

The University of Mary Washington Galleries are pleased to present two exhibitions: Thanks in Advance: Jason Robinson and Embodiment: Figurative Works from UMW’s Permanent Collection in the duPont and Ridderhof Martin Galleries, respectively. Thanks in Advance will run from Sept. 19 through Dec. 8, 2019. Embodiment will run from Sept. 2 through Oct. 6, 2019. The opening receptions will be on Thursday, September 19th from 5-7pm in the Galleries. There will additionally be a live performance during the DuPont reception. The UMW Galleries and all associated events are free and open to the public. The Galleries’ hours are Tuesday through Friday 10am to 4pm and Saturday and Sunday 1pm to 4pm.

About the Exhibitions:

 

Jason Robinson's Buenas Noches From a Lonely Room, video, 2019.

Jason Robinson’s Buenas Noches From a Lonely Room, video, 2019.

Thanks in Advance: Jason Robinson

Jason Robinson makes films, videos, sounds, prints, performances and gifs about family, friends, and the materiality of analog video signals.  His work has screened at festivals and galleries both nationally and internationally including The Virginia Film Festival (Charlottesville, VA), Ethnografilm (Paris, France), The Asheville Art Museum (NC), and the Transmission Art Festival (Athens, Greece). He is an assistant professor of Digital Art at the University of Mary Washington in Fredericksburg, VA.

Detail of Untitled by Phyllis Ridderhof Martin.

Detail of Untitled by Phyllis Ridderhof Martin.

Embodiment: Figurative Works from UMW’s Permanent Collection

This exhibition is curated by our former Collections Manager, Charles “Alex” Trivette, who selected some of his favorite works from our permanent collection. The exhibition includes the works of eight artists: Phyllis Ridderhof Martin, Dorothy Van Winckel, Alfred Levitt, Margaret Sutton, Tetsuo Ochikubo, Nicholas Vasilieff, Hans Burkhardt, and Arshille Gorky.