Tuesday, November 02, 2010

Art St. Louis: Saturday, 6 November 2010

Opening night is Saturday, November 6, 2010, and begins with a free Juror's Gallery Talk from 6-7 p.m. and is followed by the free opening reception, 7-9 p.m. PLEASE JOIN US!

This year's exhibit was juried by Ms. Stacy Switzer, Artistic Director, Grand Arts, Kansas City, MO (2004-present). Switzer has also served as Exhibitions Coordinator and Arts & Education Curator for Salina Art Center, Salina, KS (2000-04). She earned her AB in History of Art from University of California at Berkeley and her MA in Modern Art History, Theory & Criticism from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Ms. Switzer is a member of ArtTable, Texas Regional Alliance, College art Association, and serves on the Curatorial Advisory Panel of the Charlotte Street Foundation in Kansas City.

For this year's exhibit, 112 St. Louis regional artists submitted 482 artworks for our juror's consideration. From those entries, Ms. Switzer selected 64 artworks by 31 artists from Missouri and Illinois for the exhibit. Works exhibited include ceramics, collage, digital media, drawing, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and textiles.

The 31 artists selected for the "Art St. Louis XXVI, The Exhibition" are Will Arnold, Champaign, IL; Blake Carroll, Festus, MO; Debbie Corson, Kirkwood, MO; John DenHouter, Edwardsville, IL; Naxin Fan, Fenton, MO; Daniel File, Manchester, MO; Dominic Finocchio, St. Louis; Mark A. Fisher, St. Charles, MO; Christine Giancola, Florissant, MO; J.C. Gray, St. Louis; Cary Horton, Shrewsbury, MO; Matthew James, St. Louis; Liz Jones, Richmond Heights, MO; Greg Kluempers, Florissant, MO; Khara Koffel, Jacksonville, IL; Nancy Emge Linhares, Kirkwood, MO; Dawson Morgan, Chesterfield, MO; Janice Schoultz Mudd, Chesterfield, MO; Lynn Robey, Dexter, MO; Frank Roth, St. Louis; Benji Rowan, St. Louis; Debra Schindler, Valmeyer, IL; Sun Smith-FĂ´ret, Elsah, IL; Robin Street-Morris, St. Louis; Daniel Stumeier, Edwardsville, IL; Tiffany Tate, Edwardsville, IL; Djuana Tucker, Granite City, IL; William Turner, St. Louis; Teresa Wang, St. Louis; Laura Weinrich, Ellisville, MO; Peggy Williamson, Kirkwood, MO.

During this exhibition, Art Saint Louis is hosting Meet the Artists Saturdays where Gallery visitors can meet some of the featured artists from "Art St. Louis XXVI." Artists will be on-hand in the Gallery to greet visitors & discuss their works in the show. These very casual, unstructured Saturdays are free & open to the public.

Saturday, November 13, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Naxin Fan, painting
Saturday, November 20, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Cary Horton, photography, 12-4 p.m. J.C. Gray, painting
Saturday, November 27, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Teresa Wang, Painting
Saturday, December 4, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Nancy Emge Linhares, mixed media, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Tiffany Tate, printmaking
Saturday, December 11, 1-4 p.m. Tiffany Tate, printmaking
Saturday, December 18, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Tiffany Tate, printmaking, 1-4 p.m. Liz Jones, painting

Art Saint Louis is FREE & open to the public
Gallery Hours Monday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Friday 10 a .m.-5 p.m., aturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Closed Sundays, holidays & between exhibits.

Art Saint Louis is located at 555 Washington Avenue in the heart of downtown St. Louis--that's on Washington Avenue between Broadway & 6th Street. We're 1 block East of the America's Center, 1 block South of the Edward Jones Dome, and catty-corner from the old St. Louis Centre. Need a map? Click here.

The Gallery is easily accessible by MetroLink and MetroBus with the Convention Center Station at 6th & Washington one half block from our front door.

Art Saint Louis | 555 Washington Avenue, #150 | St. Louis | MO | 63101


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