Blur & Over the Edge

Blur was a multi-media exhibition that featured 74 artworks that blurred concepts or were visually blurry or askew. The exhibit included a vast array of interpretations on the theme. Jurors: artists and Professors of Art Jane Barrow and Bill Barrett reprised their roles as Jurors for this follow-up show to 2010's Blink exhibit.
 

Blur • June 9-July 26, 2012 • FREE opening reception Saturday, June 9, 6-8 p.m.

Poster design by Phoenix Creative Co.Poster design by Phoenix Creative Co.

 

Special Events: Meet the Artist Saturdays

During this exhibition, Art Saint Louis hosted two Meet the Artists Saturdays wherein featured artists from this exhibition were on-hand in the Gallery to greet visitors and discuss their works in the show. These casual and unstructured events were free and open to the public.
 

• Saturday, June 23, 1-4 p.m. Angela Mirscov
• Saturday, July 21, 1-4 p.m. Elizabeth M. Willey

 

 

Serving as jurors for this exhibit were artists Bill Barrett and Jane Barrow. Bill Barrett is Director of the May Gallery at Webster University and is also Professor in the Department of Electronic & Photographic Media, School of Communications at Webster University in St. Louis, MO. Jane Barrow is Professor of Art and Head of the Painting Program at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville in Edwardsville, IL.

 

From 178 artworks submitted by 101 artists for our jurors consideration for the Blur exhibition, Ms. Barrow and Mr. Barrett selected 74 works in all media by 61 artists for the final exhibit.
 

Our featured artists are:
 

J’Ann Schoonmaker Allen, St. Louis, MO

Michael Anderson, Belleville, IL

Robin M. Bandy, O’Fallon, IL

John Bohac, St. Louis, MO

Lon Brauer, Granite City, IL 

Daniel Byrne, St. Louis, MO

Derek Cadzow, St. Louis, MO

Paul Callaway, O’Fallon, MO

Ioana Datcu, Vermont, IL

Lauren Davis, St. Louis, MO

Miguel de Aguero, Gray Summit, MO Honorable Mention recipient

Dennis DeToye, Edwardsville, IL

Cheryl Dorris, Shrewsbury, MO

Ashley Drissell, Edwardsville, IL  Award of Excellence recipient

Shannon K. Doughert, St. Louis, MO

Gina Evans, Kirkwood, MO

Naxin Fan, Fenton, MO Award of Excellence recipient

Suzy Farren, Webster Groves, MO

Tamara L. Fischer, Richmond Heights, MO

Carlene Fullerton, Richmond Heights, MO

Christine Giancola, Florissant, MO Award of Excellence recipient

Tim Hahn, Augusta, MO

SJ Hammack, Kirkwood, MO

Eden Harris, St. Louis, MO

Aaron Heil, Alton, IL

Maurice Hirsch, Chesterfield, MO

Ann Homann, St. Louis, MO

Joe Johnson, Columbia, MO Award of Excellence recipient

Anna Katz, St. Louis, MO

Jieun Kim, University City, MO

Ruth Kolker, Creve Coeur, MO

Nichole Lance, Granite City, IL Award of Excellence recipient

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, MO

Angela S. Myers, Dardenne Prairie, MO

John Newman, St. Louis, MO

Marion Noll, Webster Groves, MO

Sharron Pollack, St. Louis, MO

Jane Reed, Lebanon, IL

Marilyn Robinson, St. Louis, MO

Naomi Runtz, Creve Coeur, MO

Mary Gardner Russe, Clayton, MO

Robert Schleicher, St. Louis, MO

Eunsoon Seo, Carbondale, IL

Lisa Sisley-Blinn, O’Fallon, MO

Julie Snidle, Festus, MO

Robin Street-Morris, St. Louis, MO

Ryan Strong, Imperial, MO

Joyce Trotter, Creve Coeur, MO

Mary Trotter, St. Louis, MO

Steve Turner, St. Louis, MO

Doretha Washington, St. Louis, MO

Jackie P. Weatherly, St. Louis, MO

Elizabeth M. Willey, St. Louis, MO

Kay Wood, St. Louis, MO

Barbara Zucker, St. Louis, MO

Some of the featured artworks in Blur

 Ryan Strong, Imperial, MO. RMS_3057    . 2012. Digital Chromogenic Print    , 22”x30”. $1,000.Ryan Strong, Imperial, MO. RMS_3057 . 2012. Digital Chromogenic Print , 22”x30”. $1,000.  Sharron Pollack, Clayton, MO. On the Road—Going in Circles. 2012. Monoprint on Paper, 17”x24”. $500.Sharron Pollack, Clayton, MO. On the Road—Going in Circles. 2012. Monoprint on Paper, 17”x24”. $500. Shannon K. Doughert, St. Louis, MO. Transform. 2012. Photograph, Digital Print, 11”x14”. $120.Shannon K. Doughert, St. Louis, MO. Transform. 2012. Photograph, Digital Print, 11”x14”. $120. 
Christine Giancola, Florissant, MO. Silences XII. 2012. Digital Print from Polaroid Film Scan, 27”x26”. $850.Christine Giancola, Florissant, MO. Silences XII. 2012. Digital Print from Polaroid Film Scan, 27”x26”. $850.  Jaclyn Mednicov, Charleston, IL. Still Building. 2011. Acrylic, Charcoal on Wood Panel, 16”x20”. $350.Jaclyn Mednicov, Charleston, IL. Still Building. 2011. Acrylic, Charcoal on Wood Panel, 16”x20”. $350. Jackie P. Weatherly, St. Louis, MO. Solar Pulchella. 2011. Photograph, 20”x30”. $150.Jackie P. Weatherly, St. Louis, MO. Solar Pulchella. 2011. Photograph, 20”x30”. $150. 
Naxin Fan, Fenton, MO. Leopard Man. 2012. Gunpowder Drawing, 50”x86”. $1,400. Award of Excellence recipient.Naxin Fan, Fenton, MO. Leopard Man. 2012. Gunpowder Drawing, 50”x86”. $1,400. Award of Excellence recipient.  Ashley Drissell, Edwardsville, IL. 1651 Sugar Grove Ct. 2011. Porcelain, Wood, Lazertran Decal, Pillows, .76”x33”x33”. $500. Award of Excellence recipient.Ashley Drissell, Edwardsville, IL. 1651 Sugar Grove Ct. 2011. Porcelain, Wood, Lazertran Decal, Pillows, .76”x33”x33”. $500. Award of Excellence recipient.  Josh Mann, Ellisville, MO. The Little Blue Rectangle. 2010. Acrylic on Wood, 42”x24”. $3,000.Josh Mann, Ellisville, MO. The Little Blue Rectangle. 2010. Acrylic on Wood, 42”x24”. $3,000. 
Robin Street-Morris, St. Louis, MO. Cloudline (at Mount Magazine). 2011. Watercolor, Pastel on 300lb. Hot Press Paper, 20”x24”. $875.Robin Street-Morris, St. Louis, MO. Cloudline (at Mount Magazine). 2011. Watercolor, Pastel on 300lb. Hot Press Paper, 20”x24”. $875. Nichole Lance, Granite City, IL. Swan. 2011. Charcoal, Graphite on Paper, 26”x21”. NFS. Award of Excellence recipient.Nichole Lance, Granite City, IL. Swan. 2011. Charcoal, Graphite on Paper, 26”x21”. NFS. Award of Excellence recipient. Robin M. Bandy, O'Fallon, IL. Progress. 2011. Oil on Panel, 11.5”x23.625”. SOLD.Robin M. Bandy, O'Fallon, IL. Progress. 2011. Oil on Panel, 11.5”x23.625”. SOLD.

CONCURRENT CURATED EXHIBIT


Poster design by Phoenix Creative Co.Poster design by Phoenix Creative Co.Over The Edge • June 11 - July 26, 2012
FREE Opening reception 6-8 p.m. Saturday, June 9, 2012


Highlights of some of the featured works to be exhibited in "Over the Edge."Highlights of some of the featured works to be exhibited in "Over the Edge."Presented concurrently with Blur, this multi-media exhibit was curated by artist and art educator Sarah Paulsen, 2010 Critical Mass Stimulus Grant recipient. This exhibition featured works by four St. Louis regional painters who play with the edge of canvas and features works that expand out of the picture plane.

Featured artists: Rebecca Estee, Zak Marmalefsky, Sarah Paulsen, Lyndsey Scott with local fashion designer MIC∆H. Presented in the North Gallery.

 

 

 

 


 

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Art Saint Louis is FREE and open to the public. Gallery hours are Monday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday through Friday 10 a.m.-5 p.m., and Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Gallery closed Sundays, holidays and between exhibits. Gallery closed May 24 through 6 p.m. June 9.


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