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
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
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
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.