Silence and Noise

May 01, 2014  •  Leave a Comment

"SIlence & Noise"
April 3*-May 29, 2014
Free opening reception Saturday, April 19, 6-8 p.m.

"Silence and Noise" is an all media juried exhibit featuring 50 artworks that reflect the push/pull of noise or silence. The two concepts of opposites are examined in this exhibit, showing how silence and noise work both as a force against and alongside one another.

*This exhibit actually opened a couple of weeks earlier than scheduled, so it is up & ready for viewing as of April 3. The opening reception is still on April 19, 6-8 p.m. Regular Gallery hours are M 7 a.m.-4 p.m., Tu-Fr 7 a .m.-5 p.m. & Sat. 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m. FREE & open to the public. 

Artworks featured in this exhibit are either comprised of clean, simple lines and are visually silent, or the artworks aremulti-layered, messy and thereby visually noisy. Works that are conceptually silent or noisy are also featured. Artists were encouraged to interpret the theme from their own directions, using the focus of their media to emphasize their own individual styles as it applied to this theme.

See images from the exhibit: 
https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10151986606981962.1073741837.128793611961&type=3

Serving as Jurors for this exhibition are artists Marie Bannerot McInerney, Professor, Fiber Department, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO, and Gary Passanise, Professor, Webster University, St. Louis, MO, and Founder and Executive Director, The Santo Foundation, St. Louis, MO. Learn more about Marie: www.mbmcinerney.com Learn more about Gary:www.garypassanise.com

This exhibit features 55 artworks in a variety of media by 49 St. Louis regional artists from Missouri and Illinois, including: 

Bill Abendroth, Highland, IL

Michael Anderson, Belleville, IL http://michaelandersonstudio.com/

Jim Burwinkel, St. Louis, MO
www.burwinkel-design.com 

Rod Callies, Wildwood, MO

Blake Carroll, Imperial, MO 

Rita Chu, Olivette, MO
www.ritachuphotography.com

Jen Collins, University City, MO

Jennifer Deal, Maplewood, MO

Cheryl Dorris, St. Louis, MO
www.cheryldorris.com 

Larry Duffy, St. Charles, MO 

Dara Eskridge, St. Louis, MO 

Suzy Farren, Webster Groves, MO 

Christine Giancola, Florissant, MO www.christinegiancolaphotography.com 

John M. Goessmann, St. Louis, MO www.johngoessmann.com 

Spring Hansen, Foley, MO
www.springrenee.com 

Kerry Hirth, Columbia, MO
www.kerryhirth.com 

Jeff Hursey, Belleville, IL
http://www.jeffhursey.com/

Ruth Kolker, Creve Coeur, MO
www.ruthkolker.com 

Ken Konchel, University City, MO www.kenkonchelphoto.com 

Jean Lopez, St. Louis, MO
www.lopezneedleman.com 

Sarah Maples, Hillsboro, MO

Jocelyn Meyer, University City, MO www.jocelynmarie.com 

Kitty Mollman, Ladue, MO
www.kittymollman.com 

Hal Moran, St. Charles, MO
www.halmoran.com 

Katherine Nelson, Chesterfield, MO www.katherinenelsonart.com 

Tamara Peeples, St. Peters, MO
www.tamaras-studio.com 

Bill Perry, Maplewood, MO

Caroline Philippone, St. Louis, MO www.carolinephilippone.com

Sharron Pollack, St. Louis, MO 

Judith Repke, Bridgeton, MO
www.repkeart.com
http://judy-repkeart.blogspot.com/

Dan Richter, St. Louis, MO www.danrichterphotography.com 

Megan Rieke, Kirkwood, MO www.meganriekeart.com/www.paintinmyhair.wordpress.com

Erin Rivers, St. Louis, MO
http://flickr.com/erinrivers

Russ Rosener, St. Louis, MO
http://photo.net/photos/Rusty''''''''s%20Pics 

Angélica Avendaño Rosso, St. Louis, MO www.angelicarosso.com 

Michael H. Rubin, St. Louis, MO 

Mary Gardner Russe, Clayton, MO 

Marceline Saphian, Chesterfield, MO

Scott Schlapkohl, Godfrey, IL www.scottschlapkohlcreations.com 

Sydnor Scholer, St. Louis, MO www.sydnorscholer.net 

Kurtis Shoemake, Barnhart, MO www.kurtisshoemakephotography.com 

Julie Snidle, Festus, MO 
www.juliesnidle.com 

Valerie Snyder, Creve Coeur, MO

Ryan Strong, Imperial, MO
www.ryanstrong.org 

Bob Sullivan, Jr., Chesterfield, MO

Ron Vivod, Collinsville, IL www.ronvivodart.com/ronvivodart.html 

Janet Frazee Wade, Chesterfield, MO www.janetfrazeewade.weebly.com 

Teresa Wang, Clayton, MO

Kate Warner, Kirkwood, MO
www.kwarnerart.com

FREE EVENT
COFFEE WITH THE ARTISTS: SATURDAY GALLERY TALK
Join us in the Gallery on Saturday, May 3 when we host a free one-hour Gallery talks at 11 a.m. with two of the featured artists from the Silence & Noise exhibit. This is a walk-and-talk presentation and our artists will discuss their artworks in the Gallery (so, what that means is that this is not a seated lecture--although several chairs are available). In addition to discussing their works on exhibit, the aritsts may bring samples of additional works and talk about technique and media.

Guests will also be provided with a complimentary coffee tasting courtesy of Mississippi Mud Coffee Roasters.

Saturday, May 3, 11 a.m.
Kerry Hirth and Jocelyn Meyer


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