“Forces of Nature” Exhibit Opens at Art Saint Louis May 12, 2007
Art Saint Louis, the premiere not-for-profit visual art organization & co-op art gallery in downtown St. Louis, presents “Forces of Nature,” on view at Art Saint Louis May 14 through June 28, 2007. A free opening reception will be held Saturday, May 12, 7-9 p.m.
This multi-media juried exhibit was open to artists residing in the St. Louis region (includes a 200-mile radius of the metro area). Artists were asked to submit artworks in all styles that address the theme of “Forces of Nature,” specifically works that express the movements & conditions of the natural world, revealing the power of nature as beautiful, dynamic, and/or catastrophic.
Serving as juror for this exhibit is internationally exhibited artist Lampo Leong, Associate Professor and Incoming Department Chair, University of Missouri—Columbia.
From 122 artworks submitted by 76 artists for “Forces of Nature,” Professor Leong selected 61 artworks by 55 artists for the final exhibit. Featured are works in a variety of media, including ceramics, digital illustration, found objects, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, textiles, and video.
The featured artists in “Forces of Nature” are Todd Anderson
, Edwardsville IL; Cate Anevski
, St. Louis; Greg Barth
, Wildwood MO; Bradley Bauer
, St. Peters MO, John Bohac, St. Louis; Audrey Clare, O’Fallon MO; Elizabeth Conn, Ballwin MO; Anne Cove
, St. Louis/Leeds UK; John Cross, St. Charles MO; Katie Curran
, Clayton MO; Jacob DeGeal, Normal IL; Gregory Dierlam, St. Charles MO; Virginia Dragschutz, St. Charles MO; Charly Felling
, Kirkwood MO; Thomas Finkenkeller, Bridgeton MO; Ron Flier, Glendale MO; Gail B. Ford, University City MO; Deanna Funk, Springfield IL; Kathy Gomric
, Millstadt IL; Steven William Hager, St. Louis; John Hayes, Springfield IL; Anukriti Sud Hittle, University City MO; Jane Johnson Hoeltzel, Clayton MO; Catherine O. Honse
, St. Louis; Virginia Jenkins, Edwardsville IL; Ruth Kolker, Creve Coeur MO;Barbara Merlotti
, Glen Carbon IL; Craig Newsom
, Chatham IL; John Nickolai, St. Louis; David Oliver, St. Louis; Pat Owoc
, Kirkwood MO; Anthony Michael Philip, St. Louis; Meda Rives, Normal IL; Mary Gardner Russe, Clayton MO; Pamela J. Ryan
, Clarkson Valley MO; Jim Sabo, St. Louis; Cherie Sampson
, Canton MO; Daniel Scott, Columbia MO; Terri Shay, Richmond Heights MO; Jeffrey Sippel
, Ballwin MO; Helene Slavin, St. Louis; Stuart Slavin, St. Louis; Richard Sprengeler, Fairview Heights IL; Ed Stark, Olivette MO; Lee Suarez, Ladue MO; Chrisanne Tilton, Creve Coeur MO; Joyce Trotter
, Creve Coeur MO; Andrea Vadner
, Richmond Heights MO; Ronald Vivod, Collinsville IL; Jeane Vogel
, Olivette, MO; Vulcan, Brentwood MO;Vivian Waters, St. Charles MO; Jennifer Weigel
, St. Louis; Sharon Weston, Bismarck MO; Victoria Wilkie, Ballwin MO.
Art Saint Louis is located in the heart of downtown St. Louis' Old Post Office District at 917 Locust Street (on Locust between 9th and 10th Streets). The Gallery is FREE & open to the public Monday through Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed Sundays & holidays, incl. May 26.