Saturday, June 23, 2012

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Ann Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibition opens this Sunday

Untitled by Hilary (curioush)
Untitled, a photo by Hilary (curioush) on Flickr.
I will have this photo and another one in the Ann Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibition, opening this Sunday at the St. Louis Artists' Guild.
From the St. Louis Artists' Guild:
Ann Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibition

Opening Reception: Sunday, June 17, 2012; 1pm–3pm
Exhibition Dates: June 17–August 11, 2012
Gallery Hours: Tuesday–Sunday, 12pm–4pm

A biennial all-media, all-content, all-styles exhibition, open to artists across the United States. Juried by Marla Prather, Curator, Department of of Modern and Contemporary Art, Metropolitan Museum of Art NYC.

Awards for the Ann Metzger Memorial National All Media Exhibition will be presented at 2pm during the Opening Reception on Sunday, June 17, 2012.

Muhammad Alhawagri* (St. Louis, MO)
Laura Bailey* (St. Louis, MO)
Geoff Bent (Glen Ellyn, IL)
Susan Bolhafner* (St. Louis, MO)
Pat Brokaw* (Bonne Terre, MO)
Elizabeth Cavanaugh Cohen* (St. Louis, MO)
Maria Cooper* (Collinsville, IL)
Jerry Cox* (Hillsboro, MO)
Cathie Crawford (Peoria, IL)
Miguel de Aguero* (Gray Summit, MO)
Ted Denton (Marshall, MO)
Dennis DeToye* (Edwardsville, IL)
Tim Eberhardt* (St. Louis, MO)
Suzy Farren* (St. Louis, MO)
Carol Foster* (Tampa, FL)
Deidre Fox
Claire Frandsen (Fenton, MO)
Sarah Gillespie (Edwardsville, IL)
Karen Glines* (St. Louis, MO)
M.J. Goerke* (St. Louis, MO)
Derek Gollaher (Farmington, MO)
Katy Guetzlaff (Fulton, MO)
Eden Harris* (St. Louis, MO)
Hilary Hitchcock* (St. Louis, MO)
Diana Hoffmann* (St. Louis, MO)
Donald Hortsman (Fenton, MO)
Khara Koffel (Jacksonville, IL)
Albert Kuo (St. Louis, MO)
Jerry Lamme (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Andrea Land (St. Louis, MO)
Sherry Leary* (Goddy Daisy, TN)
Laurie LeBreton (Chicago, IL)
Jimmy Liu (Ballwin, MO)
Casey Lowry (Newman, IL)
Greg MacNair* (Clayton, MO)
Nathan Marshall (St. Louis, MO)
Christy Martin* (O’Fallon, MO)
Ron McIlvain* (Kirkwood, MO)
Michael Meinhold* (St. Louis, MO)
Dawson Morgan* (Chesterfield, MO)
Benjamin Mudd* (St. Louis, MO)
Bonnie Murray (St. Louis, MO)
Ken O’Toole (Ft. Worth, TX)
Mark Pease (Carbondale, IL)
Debi Pickler
Brittany Ransom (Chicago, IL)
Joel Ray (Cape Girardeau, MO)
Taylor Reed (Carbondale, IL)
Frank Roth* (St. Louis, MO)
Neeta Salam (St. Louis, MO)
John Schnellmann (Chesterfield, MO)
Nora Schomogy* (Maryland Heights, MO)
Dan Scott (Columbia, MO)
Steven Silburg (Collinsville, MD)
Mimi Silver
Courtney Tharpe* (St. Louis, MO)
Jim Trotter* (St. Louis, MO)
Jim True* (Crystal City, MO)
Andy Van Der Tuin (St. Louis, MO)
Terry Vermillion* (Fenton, MO)
Margaret Von Kaenel* (St. Louis, MO)
Maggie Wheelcock (St. Louis, MO)
Melissa Whiteman (St. Charles, MO)
Tom Whitton (West Palm Beach, FL)
Jenny Wiener (Tavares, FL)
Christoper Wille (Bloomington, IL)
Gwin Willis* (St. Louis, MO)
Kay Wood* (St. Louis, MO)
Peggy Wyman (Macomb, MO)
Thomas Yanko (St. Louis, MO)
Carol Zeman* (Osage Beach, MO)
Fotios Zemenides (Chicago, IL)
Maggie Zografakis* (St. Louis, MO)
Barbara Zucker* (St. Louis, MO)

*St. Louis Artists' Guild member


Marla Prather is Curator in the Department of Modern and Contemporary Art at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, which she joined in 2008. From 2005 to 2007, she was the Curator for American Art at Tate Modern, London, and from 1999 to 2004, the Curator of Postwar Art at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. She joined the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., in 1986, becoming Curator and Head of the Department of 20th Century Art from 1996 to 1999. From 1982 to 1984, she was the Curator of Painting and Sculpture at the Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, where she was also a lecturer in the history of art.

Among her exhibitions at the Whitney were "Unrepentant Ego: The Self-Portraits of Lucas Samaras (2003–4)" and "American Legacy: A Gift to New York (2003)". At the National Gallery of Art, her projects included the National Gallery of Art Sculpture Garden (1998), "Alexander Calder, 1898-1976" (1998) and "Willem de Kooning: Paintings" (1994), which travelled to the Metropolitan Museum and Tate Gallery. She has been a Trustee of the Archives of American Art since 1999. Last year, she was the curator for the Met's venue of "John Baldesarri: Pure Beauty". Most recently, she contributed to the Metropolitan's Picasso catalogue and to the catalogue for an exhibition at the National Gallery, London on the work of British artist Bridget Riley. She is currently preparing "Ellsworth Kelly: Plant Drawing"s for Summer 2012 and "Regarding Warhol: Fifty Artists Fifty Years" for the fall of 2012.

For more information about this exhibition, please visit our website:

Sunday, June 3, 2012