Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Art St. Louis: Saturday, 1 October 2016

"Mix Tape" exhibition   
Free reception this Saturday evening,
October 1, 2016, 6-8 p.m.

OCTOBER 1-27, 2016   

We invite you to join us at Art Saint Louis for our next exhibition in the Gallery, "Mix Tape." This new show opens with a FREE reception this Saturday evening, October 1, from 6 to 8 p.m.  
Graphic design by Kathy Duffin

"Mix Tape" features 46 artworks by 36 St. Louis regional artists from Missouri and Illinois. Featured are artworks in a variety of styles, techniques and media including ceramics, drawing, mixed media, paintings, pastel, photography, printmaking, sculpture, and more.
The exhibit is presented October 1-27, 2016 and is free and open to the public. A free opening reception will be held on Saturday evening, October 1, 6-8 p.m. ALL are welcome. Please feel free to share this email with friends and feel free to bring friends with you to the gallery and reception. For PARKING recommendations, please refer to item at bottom of this eblast. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Sundays & holidays. 

Adam Schicker-Indie Image StL Photography, St. Louis, MO. I Was There. 2015. Photograph on Metal, 16"x24". $300.

"Mix Tape" is a juried exhibition featuring artworks that are about, or influenced by, all genres of music or that are about/or influenced by musicians. Artworks are about music of any genre-from classical to classic rock, country to jazz, hip hop to folk. Artworks are also about, or influenced by, musicians-from Clara Schumann to Beyoncé, Johannes Brahms to The Clash-anyone who has written a score, recorded a song, made music. The resulting exhibition is a visual mix tape. Take a sneak peek at our exhibition in our Facebook album here.

Serving as Jurors for our "Mix Tape" exhibition are Cat Pick and Eddie Silva. Cat Pick is a fixture of the St. Louis music community with her on-air program, Emotional Rescue, on KDHX 88.1 FM. Cat has been with with station since 1989. Cat is a music writer and co-creator of the Married With Music podcast. She is also an artist and owner of TinyMontgomery and has been creating original designs and selling at area festivals and shows since 2005. Eddie Silva is External Affairs and Publications Manager for the St. Louis Symphony, where he has worked since 2003. Silva interviews musicians for broadcast on St. Louis Public Radio, writes the STL Symphony Blog and Playbill, and collaborates with arts and media organizations including Carnegie Hall, amongst other projects. Prior to joining SLSO, Eddie was Arts & Culture writer for Riverfront Times, where his writing included fine art, architecture, and music, as well as investigative reporting and criticism. At the end of September, Eddie will begin a new position as Communications Specialist for Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis.

36 FEATURED ARTISTSDustin Basler, St. Louis; Brent Becker, Wentzville, MO; Scott Black, Fenton, MO; Robert Boston, St. Louis; Jim Burwinkel, St. Louis; Blake Carroll, Imperial, MO; Dave Carter, Cape Girardeau, MO; Jen Collins, University City, MO; Tricia Coyle, Webster Groves, MO; John Dobson, St. Louis; Kathy Duffin, Bridgeton, MO; Lawrence Duffy, St. Charles, MO; Dara Eskridge, St. Louis; Dina Fachin, St. Louis; Wm. Daniel File, Manchester, MO; Neil Fitzpatrick, St. Louis; Christine Giancola, Florissant, MO; Sean Hoisington, Chesterfield, MO; Ann Tygett Jones, St. Louis; Rafi Katz, St. Louis; Greg Kluempers, Florissant, MO; Cullen Miller, Webster Groves, MO; Elizabeth Moore, St. Louis; Bill Perry, Maplewood, MO; Lee Pierce, Decatur, IL; Samuel Preston, Wood River, IL; Michelle Rigell, St. Louis; John Salozzo, Olivette, MO; Adam Schicker, St. Louis; Dana Richard Smith, St. Louis; Den Smith, Green Park, MO; Dennis Smith, Chesterfield, MO; Kerry Smith, Edwardsville, IL; Bruce Toulmin, St. Louis; Terry Vermillion, Kirkwood, MO; Shawn Wedel, St. Louis. 
Please join us at Art Saint Louis on Saturday, October 15, at 11 a.m. and meet some of the featured artists in "Mix Tape" as they discuss their featured works on view in our exhibit, talk about their inspiration, the media that they use to create their artworks, and the various techniques that they employ to make their unique form of artwork.
Guests can enjoy complimentary coffee tastings courtesy of the Art Saint Louis cafe while visitors & artists walk through the gallery talking about artworks & viewing the exhibition. Featured artists may also bring in samples of their other works or even present a brief demo of their media & techniques. This event is FREE & open to the public.

The artists who will be talking about their artworks on October 15 are Bob Boston, John Dobson, and Rafi Katz.

GALLERY HOURS FREE & Open to the Public. Monday-Friday 7 a.m.-5 p.m., Saturday 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Closed Sundays & major holidays 

Art Saint Louis Gallery & Café
at the Park Pacific Building
1223 Pine Street
St. Louis, MO 63103


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