Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Art St. Louis: Saturday, 9 June 2012

"Blur" and "Over the Edge"
FREE reception: Saturday, June 9, 2012, 6-8 p.m.
JUNE 11-JULY 26, 2012

Art Saint Louis proudly presents our newest exhibit, "Blur," on view in the Gallery June 11-July 26, 2012. Please join us on Saturday evening, June 9, from 6-8 p.m. for a free reception. All are welcome to join us in the Gallery to mingle, enjoy excellent artwork and meet some of the featured artists in both of our new exhibits.

The opening reception will feature live music by Silk Pajamas Jazz Duo inside the Gallery and delicious food for sale courtesy of two food trucks-one of which will be Completely Sauced-that will parked on Washington Avenue out front of the Gallery. We will have complimentary beverages available in the Gallery.

"Blur" is a multi-media juried exhibition that features 74 new artworks by 61 St. Louis regional artists from Missouri & Illinois. The works in this exhibit address the theme of blur with a variety of responses including the blurring of concepts as well as artworks that are visually blurry.

Serving as jurors for this exhibit were artists Bill Barrett and Jane Barrow. For this exhibit, 101 artists submitted 178 artworks for our jurors' consideration. From those entries, Mr. Barrett and Ms. Barrow selected 74 works in all media by 61 artists for the final exhibit. The media featured in this show includes collage, drawing, glass, mixed media, painting, printmaking, photography, stone sculpture, and more. 

J'Ann Schoonmaker Allen, St. Louis; Michael Anderson, Belleville, IL; Robin M. Bandy, O'Fallon, IL; John Bohac, St. Louis; Lon Brauer, Granite City, IL; Daniel Byrne, St. Louis; Derek Cadzow, St. Louis; Paul Callaway, O'Fallon, MO; Ioana Datcu, Vermont, IL; Lauren Davis, St. Louis; Miguel de Aguero, Gray Summit, MO; Dennis DeToye, Edwardsville, IL; Cheryl Dorris, Shrewsbury, MO;
Ashley Drissell, Edwardsville, IL; Shannon K. Dougherty, St. Louis;  Gina Evans, Kirkwood, MO; Naxin Fan, Fenton, MO; Suzy Farren, Webster Groves, MO; Tamara L. Fischer, Richmond Heights, MO; Carlene Fullerton, Richmond Heights, MO; Christine Giancola, Florissant, MO; Tim Hahn, Augusta, MO; SJ Hammack, Kirkwood, MO; Eden Harris, St. Louis; Aaron Heil, Alton, IL;  Maurice Hirsch, Chesterfield, MO; Ann Homann, St. Louis;  Joe Johnson, Columbia, MO; Anna Katz, St. Louis; Jieun Kim, University City, MO; Ruth Kolker, Creve Coeur, MO; Nichole Lance, Granite City, IL; Josh Mann, Ellisville, MO; Richard McAfee, Clayton, MO; Judith Medoff, Clayton, MO; Jaclyn Mednicov, Charleston, IL; Barbara Merlotti, Catawissa, MO; Angela Mircsov, Florissant, MO; Metra Mitchell, St. Louis; Angela S. Myers, Dardenne Prairie, MO; John Newman, St. Louis; Marion Noll, Webster Groves, MO; Sharron Pollack, St. Louis; Jane Reed, Lebanon, IL; Marilyn Robinson, St. Louis; Naomi Runtz, Creve Coeur, MO; Mary Gardner Russe, Clayton, MO;
Robert Schleicher, St. Louis; Eunsoon Seo, Carbondale, IL; Lisa Sisley-Blinn, O'Fallon, MO; Julie Snidle, Festus, MO; Robin Street-Morris, St. Louis; Ryan Strong, Imperial, MO; Joyce Trotter, Creve Coeur, MO; Mary Trotter, St. Louis; Steve Turner, St. Louis; Doretha Washington, St. Louis; Jackie P. Weatherly, St. Louis; Elizabeth M. Willey, St. Louis; Kay Wood, St. Louis; Barbara Zucker, St. Louis.

During this exhibition, Art Saint Louis is hosting two Meet the Artists Saturdays wherein featured artists from this exhibition will be on-hand in the Gallery to greet visitors & discuss their works in the show. The  artists may also present a demo of the work & techniques. These very casual & unstructured events are free & open to the public.
Free opening reception Saturday, June 9, 6-8 p.m. Please note that the Gallery will be closed during the day on June 9 so that we can prepare for that evening's reception.

The Art Saint Louis Gallery is free & open to the public from June 11-July 26, 2012 with regular Gallery hours: Monday 10 am-4 pm, Tuesday-Friday 10 am-5 pm, Saturday 10 am-4 pm, Closed Sundays & holidays

JUNE 11-JULY 26, 2012

Art Saint Louis proudly presents our concurrent exhibit, "Over the Edge," on view in the Art Saint Louis North Gallery June 11-July 26, 2012. The opening reception for this exhibit is held in conjunction with that for "Blur" on Saturday evening, June 9, from 6-8 p.m. "Over the Edge" is a multi-media exhibit curated by artist and art educator Sarah Paulsen.

This new curated exhibition features colorful and exciting artworks by four St. Louis regional painters who play with the edge of canvas and features works that expand out of the picture plane and picture frame. Featured artists: Rebecca Estee, Zak Marmalefsky, Sarah Paulsen, Lyndsey Scott  in collaboration with fashion designer MIC H.

Art Saint Louis is located at 555 Washington Avenue, Suite 150 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.

Please enter the Art Saint Louis Gallery through our main entry on Washington Avenue, clearly marked by two beautiful artist-designed banners

There are numerous parking garages & surface lots near Art Saint Louis, including: St. Louis Centre East Garage (off of 6th St.), Missouri Athletic Club (Washington between Broadway & 4th), and America's Center. Download a free Downtown Parking Guide 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

555 Washington Avenue
#150, St. Louis, MO 63101


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