Document Type

Other

Publication Date

Spring 2-5-2019

Publication Title

Mutual Muses: James Seawright and Mimi Garrard

Department

Art and Design

College/School

College of Humanities and Fine Arts

Abstract

Mutual Muses: James Seawright and Mimi Garrard

Catalogue published on the occasion of the 2018 - 2019 exhibition, Mutual Muses: James Seawright and Mimi Garrard, organized by the Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY. This exhibition project and catalogue were supported by a generous grant from the Creative Motif Fund.

Mutual Muses is a two-person exhibition showcasing works by James Seawright and Mimi Garrard, who have been working together as well as individually since the 1960s. Their lives and practice have inspired each other throughout their careers. This exhibition is an interwoven love story featuring individual works by Seawright and Garrard as well as ones inspired by the other and those created collaboratively. Their life of interconnectivity as mutual muses is beautifully explored and presented in this survey exhibition.

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Mutual Muses: James Seawright and Mimi Garrard

Catalogue published on the occasion of the 2018 - 2019 exhibition, Mutual Muses: James Seawright and Mimi Garrard, organized by the Clara M. Eagle Gallery, Murray State University, Murray, KY. This exhibition project and catalogue were supported by a generous grant from the Creative Motif Fund.


Curatorial Essay by:

T. Michael Martinis Assistant Professor of art and

design and director of the University Galleries at

Murray State University, where he has been since 2015.

He received his BFA in painting from the University

of Tennessee in 2002 and his MFA from Virginia

Commonwealth University in 2005. In 2006 he founded

the Basement Gallery in Knoxville and later became a

partner in Three Flights Up Gallery, also in Knoxville.

He spent several years at the Ewing Gallery of Art and

Architecture before moving coming to Murray State. His

research and curatorial interests include Contemporary

Art, Painting, Drawing, Installation Art, Performance

Art, Collaborative, Interactive, Experimental,

Interdisciplinary, and New Media Art.

This catalogue also features an essay by BARBARA A. MACADAM.

MacAdam is Editor at Large of ARTnews,

where she has worked since 1987 in various editorial

capacities. She has also worked as an editor for Art +

Auction, Review: Latin American Literature and Arts, and

New York magazine, among other publications. She has

reviewed books on art and literature for such publications

as the LA Times Book Review, Newsday, and the New

York Times Book Review, and contributed articles on

art, design, and literature to various magazines and

newspapers. She is also a curator and serves on the board

of the International Art Critics Association and is on the

advisory committee of the Paris-based Arts Arena.

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