ART + STAGE
Opening Reception for Artist Mero’e Rei
April 6, 2013
An opening reception for artist Mero'e Rei will be held in the Boardroom on the fourth floor of the Central Library. The event is free and open to the public. Rei's paintings will be exhibited in Central Library's Fourth Floor Gallery from April 2-May 10.
Mero’e Rei had an interest in art from an early age and began producing works of art as a teenager. His love for jazz, blues, and gospel serves as the inspiration for many of his pieces. His interest in African cave and rock art has inspired his later works. Rei has shown extensively in both solo and group exhibitions.Rei is a native of the southern region of Alabama near Mobile. He graduated from high school in Birmingham, Alabama, then attended the University of Alabama where he studied ceramics, sculpture, and printmaking.