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ST. LOUIS -- South Grand businesses are looking for artists to paint windows that have been boarded up amid violence following the Ferguson grand jury's decision.
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Residents are expressing their gratitude for the strong St. Louis community during this difficult and destructive time. Protesters became violent in the area after police brought out riot gear Monday night.
Posted by MySLArt.org on November 25, 2014 at 11:55am
Over the last couple of years I have helped out mostly behind the scenes and have enjoyed every minute of it. As MySLArt has grown and expanded so have some of our ideas. My plan is to start with an interview with a different MySLArt Photographer every month. Hopefully this will give local photographers a chance to get to know each other so that we can encourage and inspire each other. Since I tend to hide behind the lens I thought I would start with letting folks know who I am.
Name: Jennifer Sarti, Lead Photographer for MySLArt.org
Stats: Military wife and mom to one mostly grown up and two fur babies.
Weapon of choice: Sony Alpha 200 zoom lens 18 mm to 200 mm. Prefer to use natural light, but keep a hot shoe flash on hand just in case.
How did you get involved with MySLArt? I was online searching for art shows in the St Louis area and found MySLArt.org. The first time I showed with them was in August 2011. Later that year I responded to a volunteer opportunity and became the Show Assistant and helped with everything from the installation to the takedown each month. The following year I went back to school and had to step down. I missed the people and being part of the shows, so MySLArt let me come back a couple of months later to take the photos for the opening receptions.
How did you get started in Photography? I can't remember a time where I didn't love taking pictures. I started with my mom's 110 with flash bulbs and worked my way up to…Continue
The students at The Art Institute of St. Louis will be coming in to judge “33 November” under the direction of Angela Mircsov, local artist. The students have a vast background in the art and design field from fashion to film to photo to graphic design. They are excited, and look forward to this opportunity to share their viewpoint of the art world.
Posted by MySLArt.org on November 3, 2014 at 9:00am
The Regional Arts Commission (RAC) presents “TOYing with Digital,” a photography exhibition produced by professional photographers using toy cameras. Typical characteristics of a toy camera are plastic lenses and very few controls. All of the artists featured in this exhibition have been working with one digital toy camera or another, and this exhibition highlights the results of an early foray into using toy cameras in the digital age.
Join us at the opening reception on Friday, November 14th from 5:30 – 7:30pm, and at our gallery talk on Tuesday, December 2, from 5:30 – 7:00. ARTISTS: David B. Angell, Ryan Duffy, Olivia Lahs-Gonzales, Olivia Joseph, Mark Katzman, Jennifer Silverberg, Susan Hacker Stang, CURATOR: Susan Hacker Stang GALLERY HOURS: Monday – Friday: 10am - 5pm; Saturday and Sunday 12pm to 5pm. All events are free and open to the public.
Posted by Laura Mullen on October 31, 2014 at 12:00pm
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