Thursday, September 06, 2012

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Contemporary Women Artists XVI: Longevity

Event Details: 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., August 24, Saint Louis University Museum of Art (SLUMA), 3663 Lindell Blvd, St. Louis, MO, 63108-3342
In honor of its 40th anniversary, the St. Louis chapter of the Women's Caucus for the Art is pleased to sponsor Contemporary Women Artists XVI: Longevity.
Amy Firestone Rosen "Short Slips 1, Akua Ink on Paper"
The juried exhibition features works in a variety of media by women artists from around the globe, as chosen by acclaimed sculptor, Beverly Buchanan.
An opening reception will be held from 5:30-8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 24, at the Saint Louis University Museum of Art.
The Longevity-inspired exhibition marks a milestone for the Women's Caucus for the Art. The WCA is celebrating its 40th anniversary of recognizing and celebrating women in the arts and their achievements.
The Contemporary Women Artists exhibition is the oldest running exhibition in the St. Louis area that focuses on the wealth and breadth of work created by women artists.
Contemporary Women Artists XVI: Longevity is juried by Beverly Buchanan, an African-American artist who explores Southern vernacular architecture.
Buchanan is the recipient of a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial fellowship; a Pollock-Krasner award and two National Endowment for the Arts fellowships. In 2011, she received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Women's Caucus for Art. Buchanan's work is featured in numerous private and public collections, including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York City and the High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Ga.
For more information, please visit or call 314.977.2666.

Beverly Buchanan - Home-Space Place Memory
August 20 – October 11
Reception: Thurs Sept 6, 6-8pm

Contemporary Art Gallery, STLCC-FV campus, 3400 Pershall Rd, 63034 Hours: M-Th 10-4pm; F/S 10-3pm

Full color catalog with essays by art historians Lucy Lippard and Patricia Phagan will be available.

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