Peter Gifford, St. Louis, MO. Untitled (Elevator Room), 2007, Dye Coupler Print, 48”x38”.
INAUGURAL EXHIBITION OPENS AT ART SAINT LOUIS’ NEW GALLERY
Art Saint Louis, the premiere not-for-profit visual art organization & co-op art gallery in downtown St. Louis, presents “Patterns and Pixels,” on view in our NEW Gallery at 555 Washington Avenue, Suite 150 from June 9 through July 24, 2008.
The show opens with a free public Grand Opening Reception on Saturday, June 7, 2008 from 6-9 p.m. Wine hosting at the reception is provided by Mary Michelle Winery with musical performance by Little Anodyne and the Red Wallpaper.
For those who can't make Saturday's reception, a special Preview Party is also presented this Thursday, June 5, from 5:30-8 p.m. The event is free, but r.s.v.p. is requested to Kate Poss at 314/241-4810, 3# or firstname.lastname@example.org. The Preview Party is sponsored by Mary Michelle Winery, Schlafly Beer, Bryan Young Catering Plus, and Sante. Learn more
A juried exhibition, “Patterns and Pixels” was open to artists 21+ residing in the St. Louis area & 200-mile radius. For this exhibition, artists were asked to submit artworks in all media & styles that explore the complexity of form and shapes that can be created by pattern, repetition and rhythm—from Mother Nature to the Computer Age.
Serving as jurors for “Patterns and Pixels” were nationally exhibited artists Ken Anderson, Professor, Department of Art & Art History, University of Missouri-St. Louis, and Mark Douglas, Associate Professor of Art, Fontbonne University, St. Louis. Ken Anderson is represented by R. Duane Reed Gallery, St. Louis, a sample of his works can be viewed online
. Mark Douglas’ works can be seen here
This exhibit was juried from the actual artworks with 112 artists submitting 195 artworks for the jurors’ consideration. From the 195 entries, Anderson and Douglas selected 46 works by 42 Missouri & Illinois artists for the exhibition. The exhibit features beadwork, book arts, digital media, drawing, mixed media, painting, paper mosaic, photography, printmaking, and textiles.
The 41 artists featured In “Patterns and Pixels” are Leon Anderson, St. Louis; Jeff Ashbaugh
, St. Charles, MO; Jason Bly, Edwardsville, IL; Betsy Bolen, St. Louis; Lon Brauer, Webster Groves, MO; Peter Bushell, Mahomet, IL; Dennis DeToye
, Edwardsville, IL; David Dolak
, Lake St. Louis, MO; Nancy Exarhu
, Clayton, MO; Jen Flores, Edwardsville, IL; Ned Giberson, Glen Carbon, IL;Peter Gifford
, St. Louis; M. J. Goerke
, St. Louis; SJ Hammack
, Kirkwood, MO; Christine A. Holtz
, St. Louis; Tom Kane
, Herrin, IL; Hye Young Kim, University City, MO; Greg Kluempers
, Florissant, MO; Emily Koch
, St. Louis; Ruth Kolker, Creve Coeur, MO; Ginny Lee, Springfield, IL; Laura Long, O’Fallon, MO; Richard McAfee, St. Louis; Metra Mitchell, St. Louis; Mary C. Nasser
, Manchester, MO; Janice Nesser & Lydia Brockman, Florissant, MO; Patrick Nolan, Wentzville, IL; Patricia Rehkemper, New Baden, IL; Amy Firestone Rosen, Clayton, MO; Benji Rowan, St. Louis; Marceline Saphian, Chesterfield, MO; Tony Schanuel
, O’Fallon, IL; Annie Scheumbauer
, St. Louis; Daniel Scott, Columbia, MO; Mary Beth Shaw
, Wildwood, MO; Carol Stewart
, Clayton, MO; Julie Stritzel, Ballwin, MO; Jerri Stroud, Webster Groves, MO; Larry Torno
, University City, MO; Robert Treece, St. Louis; Patricia Vivod, Troy, IL.
Art Saint Louis is a non-profit community gallery & organization serving the St. Louis community for over 22 years. Our NEW gallery is located in the heart of downtown St. Louis at 555 Washington Avenue, #150, St. Louis, MO 63101. For more information, phone 314/241-4810 or visit us online
The Art Saint Louis 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. Groups & tours welcome.