Artist talk, reception celebrates work of new Morris Scholar

AUGUSTA, Ga. – New Morris Eminent Scholar in Art Cheryl Goldsleger presents “Explorations,” a solo exhibition of works at the Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art at Georgia Regents University

Goldsleger will discuss her work during an artist talk and reception on Nov. 5, and the exhibit remains open at the free, public art gallery on the Summerville campus through Nov. 24.

Goldsleger’s drawings and paintings are featured in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the High Museum in Atlanta, the Tel Aviv Museum of Art and several other prominent public and private collections.

Her awards include two National Endowment for the Arts Artist Fellowships, a Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art Fellowship, a residency at the La Napoule Foundation in southern France and a US/France exchange fellowship at the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris. Her work has also been discussed in publications including Art in America, Artforum, Art News and The New York Observer.

See “Explorations” by attending one of these free events:

Artist Talk:

5-6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5; University Hall, room 170

Opening Reception:

6-7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 5
Washington Hall, Mary S. Byrd Gallery of Art

For more information, see cherylgoldsleger.com or gru.edu/byrd.

Media Inquiries:

Kelly Jasper
Senior Digital Media Coordinator
Office of Media Relations
Georgia Regents University
706-721-4706 Office
706-513-0719 Cell
kjasper@gru.edu 

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