JAMEY GRIMES: ECLIPSE
The New Gallery (Austin Peay State University) / 601 College St. August 28, 2017 - September 21, 2017
In Eclipse, multiple surfaces collide in a whirlpool of light and shadow. Colors change over time, dynamically shifting the viewer’s interpretation of depth and form. This environment is intended to be both stirring and serene. Eclipse contemplates the artist’s relationship to natural forces, both real and imagined.
Jamey Grimes lives in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, where he teaches in the Department of Art and Art History at The University of Alabama, and through Auburn University’s Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project. Grimes has shown his artwork widely throughout the US, including exhibitions at Kendall Galleries (Grand Rapids, MI), Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts (Wilmington, DE), FAT Village (Ft. Lauderdale, FL), Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts (Grand Rapids, MI), and Whitespace Gallery (Atlanta, GA). He is a former Alabama State Council on the Visual Arts Fellowship Recipient, and was awarded the 2014 Visual Arts Educator of the Year by the Arts Council of Tuscaloosa.