Thanks to the Greater St. Louis Community Foundation, Art Saint Louis is joining with a host of local organizations for one very special day of giving to strengthen and enrich our community. GiveSTLday is Tuesday, May 5, 2015. We're excited about this project and we invite you to join in seizing the opportunity to maximize the impact of your support for our nonprofit work! Beginning at midnight on Tuesday, May 5, and continuing for 24 hours only, online donations to Art Saint Louis through GiveSTLday.org will unlock possibilities for matching funds and additional donations from event sponsors. Check out GiveSTLday.org to see what it's all about and help spread the word.
Visit http://givestlday.org//#npo/art-saint-louis on Tuesday, May 5 and help us connect and inspire our community through the work of local artists!
Meet visual artist Brandon De Sha, emerging talent and participant in the 19th annual Varsity Art exhibition hosted by Art Saint Louis. Varsity Art XIX features artworks by 34 outstanding graduate and undergraduate students selected by art department faculty from 17 colleges and universities in the St. Louis area. Click here for more infomation on Varsity Art XIX.
Art Saint Louis’ ongoing collaboration with Chalk Riot is featured in this month’s episode of HEC-TV’s Emmy Award winning program State of the Arts. Journalist Nancy Pasternak spotlights the work of several artists, including Chalk Riot Creative Directors Chelsea Soronen and Rusty Conklin, as she explores the growing popularity of chalk as a medium for artistic expression in St. Louis. Click here to watch the feature.
Pictured above: Chalk art by Chelsea
Soronen of Chalk Riot, January 2015.
I could hardly be more grateful for the goodwill so many of you have expressed on behalf of Art Saint Louis! Anyone who knows the challenges this organization has overcome in recent years will understand how deeply l appreciate your generosity and the opportunity we have to continue serving our community. To speak of any success we’ve had this year is to highlight the impact of your support.Read more...