The exhibit took place in the gallery of ArtStLouis on Pine Street in St Louis.
The Call for Entry
This juried visual art exhibition featured artworks that depict, incorporate or are otherwise are inspired by symbols; where symbolism itself is the subject matter and/or an expressive means to address other subjects.
The multi-media exhibition featured 54 artworks by 49 St. Louis regional artists from Missouri and Illinois. Artworks featured include works in collage, drawing, fiber, glass, handmade paper, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, and sculpture.
The Ceramic Art Pieces
Phil states that he is a representationist; he makes sculptures from earthenware clay to memorialize people and animals around him. Michael Jordan and thew yellow lab below made it to this exhibit.
Snail Scott has been creating sculptures since her childhood. Check out her web site for more sculptures in several galleries.
In this sculpture on the exhibit the first thing that struck me if the life like appearance of the person.
The second thing that struck me is the large amount of gadgetry on this person. The third thing I noticed was the metal forms around the ceramic core. Here I’m assuming that the ceramic part is the core (face and hands). Her statement says ” I used the antennas to symbolize the human search for understanding, straining in contrived, cockeyed optimism toward the unknowable”.