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Dewey Jeffrey Mims Edit Profile

muralist , painter

Dewey Jeffrey Mims, American painter, muralist. Recipient grant Greenshields Foundation, 1976, Arthur Ross award Classical American National Academy Design, 1984.

Background

Mims, Dewey Jeffrey was born on April 28, 1954 in Fayettville, North Carolina, United States. Son of Dewey Sexton Junior and Bobbie Ann (Stallings) Mims.

Education

Student, Rhode Island School of Design, 1973. Student, Pennsylvania Academy Fine Arts, 1976.

Career

Visiting scholar Peace College, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1985. Guest instructor New York Academy Art, New York City, 1986, Studio Cecil-Graves, Florence, Italy, 1986, 88. Director summer program The Florence (Italy) Academy Art, 1992.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Executed fresco Holy Trinity Episcopalian Church, Glendale Springs, North Carolina, 1984, mural decorations Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1987-1988, altarpiece painting St. David's Church, Baltimore, 1988-1989. One-man shows include McKenna Gallery, Charlotte, North Carolina, 1986, Samford University, 1989. Exhibited in group shows at Colby College, Waterville, Maine, Butler Institute American Art, Youngstown, Ohio, Wichita (Kansas) Art Museum, 1989-1990, New York Academy Art, New York City, 1990, Salmagundi Club, New York City, 1990, The University Club, Washington, 1994, Oglethorpe University Museum, Atlanta, 1995-1996.

Connections

father:
Dewey Sexton Mims Junior

mother:
Bobbie Ann (Stallings) Mims