Charles Meyers (1934-2013) was a
Charles Meyers was educated at Columbia University, MFA Fine Arts/Art History and City College in New York City, BA; he completed post-graduate studies at Cranbrook Academy of Art and was a Professor of Studio Art and Art History at City College, CUNY and a long-time board member of Artists Talk on Art. He was the recipient of many honorariums, prizes and awards, including the prestigious Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, the New Millennium Artist in Resident for the
The works on paper present another aspect of this complex artist. Similar to the paintings, the ink and watercolor artworks were created from a poem or a phrase, a written theme which materialized itself on paper. The blend of wording and line shapes a singular ethereal universe, one can sometimes recognize portraits or other figurative details that coalesce to create flowing forms. Each of these drawings is part of a visual diary which the artist defined as “daydreams” and thus a part of a larger visual puzzle.