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AME 2018 WINNER - Jeff Muhs: The Uncanny Valley

AME 2018 WINNER - Jeff Muhs: The Uncanny Valley
Guild Hall
Saturday, October 30- January 2, 2022
158 Main Street
East Hampton, NY 11937 United States

Winner of the 2018 Annual Guild Hall Artist Members Exhibition

Jeff Muhs was selected by Connie Choi, Associate Curator, The Studio Museum of Harlem., New York. Jeff Muhs is a contemporary American artist known for both his paintings and sculptures. Engaged in exploring art history as well as using found materials, the artist's practice includes blurred versions of paintings, expressive abstractions based on the Long Island landscape, and concrete sculptures of female torsos tightly bonded in various materials. Born in 1966 in Southampton, NY, his father was a sculptor who taught Muhs wood carving at a young age. Going on to attend the School of Visual Arts in New York during the mid-1980s, Muhs directed his focus towards painting before returning to sculpture later in his career. The artist's works are held in the collections of the Guild Hall Museum in East Hampton, NY, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and the Hunter Museum of American Art in Chattanooga, TN, among others. Muhs continues to work from his studio in Southampton, NY.

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