[context]Texture

[context]Texture was a multi-media exhibition featuring 58 new artworks that explored texture, wherein the context of the work was texture in some way, i.e. physically, conceptually, emotionally, or any other interpretation. The exhibit took place from August 13, 2012, to October 4, 2012. The exhibit jurors were Joe Chesla, Professor of Design & Sculpture, St. Louis Community College, Meramec; and Jo Stealey, Professor, University of Missouri-Columbia.
 

Graphic design by Phoenix Creative Co.Graphic design by Phoenix Creative Co.

From 208 artworks submitted by 109 artists for our jurors' consideration for the [context]Texture exhibition, Mr. Chesla and Ms. Stealey selected 58 works in all media by 44 St. Louis regional artists for this new exhibit.


Our featured artists are:

Elizabeth Adams-Marks, Edwardsville, IL

Bob Ahrens, Edwardsville, IL

Michael Anderson, Belleville, IL

Samantha Beaty, Clayton, MO
Bruce Broyles, Alton, IL
Nathan Bursac, St. Charles, MO

Robin M. Bandy, O’Fallon, IL

John Bohac, St. Louis, MO

Paul Callaway, O’Fallon, MO

Debbie Corson, Kirkwood, MO
Robert Crowe, Webster Groves, MO
Miguel de Aguero, Gray Summit, MO

Maurice Hirsch, Chesterfield, MO

Jeff Hursey, Belleville, IL   Award of Excellence
Steve Ingraham, Crestwood, MO
Dennis Dwight Isom, Washington Park, IL
Julie Johnson, Maplewood, MO
Ken Konchel, University City, MO
Greg Kluempers, Florissant, MO
Ruth Kolker, Creve Coeur, MO
Rich Lacy, Olivette, MO
Jimmy Liu, Ballwin, MO
Carol Mariott, Wentzville, MO
Rob Millard-Mendez, Evansville, IN
Patrick Nolan, Foristell, MO
Nicole Noronha, Ballwin, MO
Manda Remmen, St. Louis, MO   Award of Excellence
Bob Rickert, Chesterfield, MO
Megan Rieke, Kirkwood, MO     Award of Excellence
Luanne Rimel, Webster Groves, MO
Russ Rosener, St. Louis, MO   Award of Excellence     
Annie Scheumbauer, St. Louis, MO
Dawn Marie Schuck, Collinsville, IL
Dan Scott, Columbia, MO   Award of Excellence
Eunsoon Seo, Carbondale, IL
Shanna Smith, Florissant, MO
Valerie Snyder, Creve Coeur, MO
Leandra Spangler, Columbia, MO
Barbie Steps, Richmond Heights, MO
Djuana Tucker, Granite City, IL
Steve Turner, St. Louis, MO     
William Turner, St. Louis, MO 
Russell Vanecek, Swansea, IL
Ron Vivod, Collinsville, IL
Thomas Yanko, St. Louis, MO
Barbara Zucker, St. Louis, MO

 

 

Check out our Art Saint Louis/Art Dialogue blog post bout some of the featured artists in this exhibit as written by Summer 2012 ASL Intern Jacqueline Klene. View highlights from our August 11 opening reception on our Facebook page!

 
Congratulations to the five artists selected by our Jurors to recieve Awards of Excellence: Jeff Hursey, Manda Remmen, Megan Rieke, Russ Rosener, and Dan Scott. Contratulations to the following artists whose works have been purchased through the exhibit: Bob Crowe, Jeff Hursey, Jimmy Liu, and Carol Mariott.


SPECIAL EVENTS
MEET THE ARTISTS SATURDAYS
In conjunction with this exhibit, Art Saint Louis hosted two Meet the Artists Saturdays wherein featured artists were on-hand in the Gallery to greet visitors & discuss their works in the show. These very casual & unstructured events were free & open to the public.
    •    Saturday, August 25, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Ken Konchel, photography
    •    Saturday, September 22, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Samantha Beaty, photography


Some of the featured artworks in "[context]Texture":

Samantha Beaty, Clayton, MO. Relic Contours." 2012. Digital Photograph, 11”x14”. $60.Samantha Beaty, Clayton, MO. Relic Contours." 2012. Digital Photograph, 11”x14”. $60.  Nathan Bursac, St. Charles, MO. "Float    ." 2012. Mixed Media, 36”x24”. $500.Nathan Bursac, St. Charles, MO. "Float ." 2012. Mixed Media, 36”x24”. $500.  Ken Konchel, University City, MO. "Lattice." 2011. Silver Gelatin Photograph, 21”x17”. $370.Ken Konchel, University City, MO. "Lattice." 2011. Silver Gelatin Photograph, 21”x17”. $370.
 
 Ruth Kolker, Creve Coeur, MO. "Canyon II." 2012. Mixed Media, 32”x24”. $800.Ruth Kolker, Creve Coeur, MO. "Canyon II." 2012. Mixed Media, 32”x24”. $800. Megan Rieke, Kirkwood, MO. "Confession #1: I was lying when I told you I loved you." 2012. Wood on Frame, 48”x3”x2.5”. $600.Megan Rieke, Kirkwood, MO. "Confession #1: I was lying when I told you I loved you." 2012. Wood on Frame, 48”x3”x2.5”. $600.  Steve Ingraham, Crestwood, MO. "Untitled #2." 2010. Brass, Steel    , 12”x6”x1.5”. $500.Steve Ingraham, Crestwood, MO. "Untitled #2." 2010. Brass, Steel , 12”x6”x1.5”. $500.
 
Maurice Hirsch, Chesterfield, MO. "Soaking Before Steaming." 2012. Digital Photograph, Giclée Print, 24”x18”.Maurice Hirsch, Chesterfield, MO. "Soaking Before Steaming." 2012. Digital Photograph, Giclée Print, 24”x18”.
 
Jimmy Liu, Ballwin, MO. "Birch Teapot." 2012. Porcelain, 11”x6”x5”. This artwork has been purchased through the exhibit.Jimmy Liu, Ballwin, MO. "Birch Teapot." 2012. Porcelain, 11”x6”x5”. This artwork has been purchased through the exhibit.  Carol Mariott, Wentzville, MO. "Emblazoned." 2012. Oil on Canvas, 26”x30”. This artwork has been purchased through the exhibit.Carol Mariott, Wentzville, MO. "Emblazoned." 2012. Oil on Canvas, 26”x30”. This artwork has been purchased through the exhibit. 
Luanne Rimel, Webster Groves, MO. "The Wait." 2011. Stitched Photograph on Cotton, Quilted, 20”x20”. $975.Luanne Rimel, Webster Groves, MO. "The Wait." 2011. Stitched Photograph on Cotton, Quilted, 20”x20”. $975. William Turner, St. Louis, MO. "Rolling Waves of Pulp." 2010. Photograph, 24”x26”. $400.William Turner, St. Louis, MO. "Rolling Waves of Pulp." 2010. Photograph, 24”x26”. $400.  Thomas Yanko, St. Louis, MO. "Geomorphix 6." 2012. Acrylic on Canvas, 24”x24”. $620.Thomas Yanko, St. Louis, MO. "Geomorphix 6." 2012. Acrylic on Canvas, 24”x24”. $620. 
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