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Joshua Newth, “Acts, Elements, Objects and Unreason”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

Exploring the significance of mankind’s relationship to nature, Newth’s work examines the often overlooked and intimate effects we have on our surroundings. For centuries humanity has used nature, in all its forms, as an expendable resource. From pollution and consumption to environmental degradation and species extirpation, we affect, and in turn are affected by, the […]

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Defining Line: Kit Keith, Sandra Marchewa and Fredrick Stivers

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

This exhibit features three St. Louis artists, who each explore a different approach to the fundamental concepts of drawing. Kit Keith’s wistful portraits have the appearance of being from another era. Inspired by outsider art, old advertisements and thrift store finds, Keith creates work reminiscent of a time when everything was done by hand. Sandra […]

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“St. Louis, A Musical Gateway: The Far East and Oceania”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

The third in a series that celebrates St. Louis’ multicultural communities, this exhibit offers a glimpse into the dramatic and regional traditions of Eastern cultures – China, Korea, Japan, Mongolia and Tibet, and into the lively masquerade traditions of Oceania – Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Drawn from the Hartenberger World Music Collection, musical […]

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Sarah Frost – “Relief”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

Relief consists of two separate bodies of work, drawings and wall sculptures created in the city of St. Louis during the COVID-19 pandemic. The drawings are the product of a couple of hours spent daily by the artist in the very early morning over the past seven months. This regular practice over the pandemic months […]

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Jen Everett, “New Arrangements”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

Jen Everett is an artist from Southfield, Michigan currently working in St. Louis, Missouri. Her practice encompasses lens-based media, installation and writing. New Arrangements is comprised of two recent bodies of work: Redoubled/Something We Carry and Unheard Sounds, Come Through. Each series engages notions of Black knowledge production, care and interiority using gestures of collection […]

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Carlie – Trosclair – All Roads Leave/Lead Home

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

Approached through a lens of reordering and discovery, sculptor and installation artist Carlie Trosclair’s site-responsive installations create new topographies and narratives to highlight structural and decorative shifts that evolve over a building’s lifespan. Her select artist residencies include: Joan Mitchell Center (LA), Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts (NE), MASS MoCA (MA), chashama (NY), Oxbow (MI), […]

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Melodies from Mozambique

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

The Sheldon Art Galleries funded and sent five cameras along with a mission team to Malema, Mozambique in March 2020. The mission team worked with the youth choir from the Malema evangelical station of the United Methodist Church, who produced the photography included in this exhibit. The team was also able to fund the making […]

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Joshua Newth, “Acts, Elements, Objects and Unreason”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

Exploring the significance of mankind’s relationship to nature, Newth’s work examines the often overlooked and intimate effects we have on our surroundings. For centuries humanity has used nature, in all its forms, as an expendable resource. From pollution and consumption to environmental degradation and species extirpation, we affect, and in turn are affected by, the […]

Recurring

Defining Line: Kit Keith, Sandra Marchewa and Fredrick Stivers

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

This exhibit features three St. Louis artists, who each explore a different approach to the fundamental concepts of drawing. Kit Keith’s wistful portraits have the appearance of being from another era. Inspired by outsider art, old advertisements and thrift store finds, Keith creates work reminiscent of a time when everything was done by hand. Sandra […]

Recurring

“St. Louis, A Musical Gateway: The Far East and Oceania”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

The third in a series that celebrates St. Louis’ multicultural communities, this exhibit offers a glimpse into the dramatic and regional traditions of Eastern cultures – China, Korea, Japan, Mongolia and Tibet, and into the lively masquerade traditions of Oceania – Papua New Guinea and New Zealand. Drawn from the Hartenberger World Music Collection, musical […]

Recurring

Sarah Frost – “Relief”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

Relief consists of two separate bodies of work, drawings and wall sculptures created in the city of St. Louis during the COVID-19 pandemic. The drawings are the product of a couple of hours spent daily by the artist in the very early morning over the past seven months. This regular practice over the pandemic months […]

Recurring

Jen Everett, “New Arrangements”

Sheldon Art Galleries 3648 Washington Blvd, St. Louis

Jen Everett is an artist from Southfield, Michigan currently working in St. Louis, Missouri. Her practice encompasses lens-based media, installation and writing. New Arrangements is comprised of two recent bodies of work: Redoubled/Something We Carry and Unheard Sounds, Come Through. Each series engages notions of Black knowledge production, care and interiority using gestures of collection […]

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