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Land and Sea: Paintings by Kate Kern Mundie, Ocean City NJ, 3 to 29 August 2005
Image: Corson's Inlet (detail), oil on paper, 2005

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

DATE: 12 July 2005
CONTACT: Lorraine Hansen, Executive Director
ADDRESS: Ocean City Arts Center, 1735 Simpson Avenue, Ocean City NJ 08226
TELEPHONE: 609.399.7628
FAX: 609.399.7089

KATE KERN MUNDIE PRESENTS
“LAND and SEA” AT OCEAN CITY ARTS CENTER,
3 to 28 AUGUST 2005

Contemporary artist Kate Kern Mundie brings an exhibition of her recent explorations in painting and drawing to the Jersey shore with the exhibition Land and Sea at the Ocean City Arts Center during the month of August. From 3 through 28 August, Ms. Mundie will present more than twenty of her plein air depictions of southern New Jersey, Cape Cod and the Philadelphia region in oil and pastel. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, 13 August 2005, from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. Both the reception and the exhibition are free and open to the public.

Kate Kern Mundie is most interested in color and spaces, and the landscape in particular. In her paintings Mundie wishes to convey how one object relates to another within the composition and also the way in which the viewer forms relations to those elements. Mundie tries to capture a moment in time, or a quality of light. Mundie has said, “I know the painting is finished to my satisfaction when it ‘feels’ like the day I started it, when the colors remind me of the air, temperature, and light of that place. I want the subject of the paintings to feel familiar and to evoke memories in the viewer.”

Kate Kern Mundie is a graduate of the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the University of Pennsylvania. Mundie’s work has been exhibited widely at many locations including: The Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial, Main Line Art Center, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia Sketch Club, Richard Stockton College, and Wellesley College, among others. For more information about the artist and to see examples of her work, please visit www.mundieart.com.



The Ocean City Arts Center was founded in 1966 to be a vital artistic resource for the residents of South Jersey. Since 1990, the Ocean City Arts Center has been located in the Community & Cultural Center at 18th and Simpson Avenue.

Gallery Hours are: 9:00 A.M. to 9:00 P.M. (Monday through Thursday), and 9:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. (Friday and Saturday). For more information about the Ocean City Arts Center, please visit www.oceancityartscenter.org.



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All Images and Text © James G. Mundie & Kate Kern Mundie 2005