Thursday, May 08, 2008

Millstone Gallery at COCA: Friday, 9 May 2008

How many paintings does it take to fill the Millstone Gallery at COCA? How many paintings does it take to showcase 45 years of work by Peter Shank? Find out at our opening tomorrow night:

Peter Shank: Journey
Friday, May 9 at the Millstone Gallery at COCA
524 Trinity Ave., St. Louis, MO 63130
Gallery talk: 5:30 p.m.
Reception: 6:00-8:00 p.m.

The exhibition of small scale gouache paintings by Peter Shank features over [?] works based on his travels throughout the U.S., Europe and North Africa from the 1960s through today. The paintings, which often include elements of collage, are more than just the snapshots of a tourist as they incorporate historical and social commentary.

Peter Shank has exhibited at the Saint Louis Art Museum, Southern Illinois University at Edwardsville, Yale University and the Galerie Arch in Amsterdam. His commissioned work became the face of the Opera Theatre of Saint Louis and the COCA Family Theatre Series.

Meet the artist, enjoy complimentary wine, and find out the answer to the above questions at the opening reception.
524 Trinity Ave., St. Louis, MO 63130
314.725.1834 x102


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