Patrick Graham: Thirty Years "The Silence becomes the Painting" on view at Meridian Gallery Arts Center

SAN FRANCISCO, CA.- In a rare opportunity to view the works of Ireland’s most influential contemporary artist, Meridian Gallery Arts Center is displaying over 35 works by the artist Patrick Graham, including paintings, collages, and drawings. This exhibition contains four of his monumental iconic diptychs. Two of these pieces, “Wreath” and “Somewhere Jerusalem,” evoke the sense of ceremony, ritual, and a longing for space and homeland. Organized by Meridian Gallery Arts Center, the exhibition will tour under the gallery’s auspices to; Katzen Museum of Art at American University (June 9, 2012-August 12, 2012) and the Museum of Contemporary Religious Art at Saint Louis University (September 23, 2012-December 16 2012). The exhibition will include a full-color catalog. Graham’s work has also been the subject of exhibitions and symposiums internationally, including